Any person who suffers from hearing loss knows that it is difficult to plan a trip due to ever-present difficulty with communication. However, more destinations around the world are becoming accessible to people that are hearing impaired; some going so far as to hire a staff which can communicate via sign language. Such travel guides are always looking for a way to improve the experience of their guests. We will take a look at five of the most progressive vacation destinations across the world.
With its location along the Mediterranean and the mountains that border the north, there is a variety of different locations to visit in this country. One of the reasons that people with hearing loss decide to visit this country is that they have one of the largest deaf-exclusive tour groups in the world. Not only are they fluent in a variety of languages from around the world, but they are also well-versed in sign language. In Italy you can go for the sights, but you will certainly stay for the food.
2. New York City, New York
One of the best parts about New York City is the fact that it is the cultural hub of the world. There are small sections of the city that are dedicated to specific cultures, such as China town and Little Italy. One of the reasons that it remains as one of the most popular places for tourists who suffer from hearing loss is that they have a large inviting hearing impaired community. Not only do they have travel groups where you can meet with new people, but they even have a special deaf theater, where you can be treated to a wide variety of shows.
3. Disney World, Florida
Disney World is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the world. They are known for their incredible dedication to customer service, by providing associated who are able to interact with people from all walks of life. Aside from the fact that you will have few problems when it comes to booking a room, you will be happy to know that they have rich, visual entertainment possibilities that do not require full hearing to enjoy.
Whether you are in Paris or in the countryside, France has something to offer every visitor to their country. Aside from being home to amazing sights and cuisine, France is known for being one of the most progressive nations when it comes to hosting people with hearing loss. They have guided tours that are set up through their schools for the hearing impaired, which can last up to a week and take individuals to all of the most famous and beautiful sights that the nation has to offer.
5. Deaf-Friendly Cruises, All Around The World.
For those who are looking for something more exotic, or for the ability to visit a wide variety of new cultures, cruises are a very viable option. While cruises draw people from all over the world, there are certain cruises that are designed for people with hearing loss. The guides and staff on these cruises know how to communicate with people who suffer from hearing impairment, and many can even use sign language. As a result, you can travel the Caribbean, or perhaps Alaska, meeting new people from the deaf and hearing impaired community.