February 27, 2023
Visit Mesa Partners with Wheel the World
Visit Mesa focuses on creating an accessible and inclusive travel destination. A recent partnership furthers this effort. Read more about Visit Mesa & Wheel the World below.
Visit Mesa has created an on-going mission for itself to ensure that Mesa is regarded as one of the nation’s most accessible travel destinations. One of the most recent initiatives is Visit Mesa’s partnership with Wheel the World, a program focused on providing travelers with adequate information on accessible travel experiences in Mesa, among many other cities. This free service will connect guests with suggested itineraries based on their personal requirements. Guests can access the service anytime online at AccessibleMesa.com and WheeltheWorld.com.
Wheel the World is an online marketplace with disabilities to travel and experience the world in a way best suited for them. Through Wheel the World’s website, visitors can create a personalized profile allowing Wheel the World to recommend accommodations and activities in Mesa that are compatible with their travel aspirations and personal needs. The program allows visitors to book hotels and tours and provides reliable accessibility information in advance to ensure that their upcoming travels to Mesa are enjoyable. Specialized customer support is also available for online users.
“We’re excited to announce a new partnership between Visit Mesa and Wheel the World to make Mesa the most accessible city in the United States! Our unique collaboration is focused on providing everyone with the opportunity to visit the wonders of Mesa in the easiest way possible,” said Wheel the World Co-Founder and COO, Camilo Navarro.
Visit Mesa strives to reduce any unnecessary stress for those with disabilities and their families or travel companions. This complimentary service is one of Visit Mesa’s several accessibility initiatives that the destination marketing organization is implementing to ensure all travelers feel welcome in Mesa.
“Partnering with Wheel the World allows Visit Mesa to continue to deliver upon our vision of becoming the nation’s most accessible city,” said Alison Brooks, vice president of destination experience and advocacy at Visit Mesa. This partnership will allow visitors to travel to Mesa with confidence, allowing a less-stressful experience.
Visit Mesa also helped to establish the Mesa Regional Foundation for Accessibility, Diversity & Inclusion to enhance and implement equity, diversity and inclusion for youth and adults within the Mesa community. Additional programs supported by Visit Mesa include Aira, a guided visual interpretation service, the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Program and the on-going efforts surrounding Mesa, Arizona’s designation as an Autism Certified City.