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May 10, 2010
CHOOSING A SPECIAL NEEDS TOUR OR EXCURSION

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Are you a traveler with a special need looking to add an excursion or tour to your cruise vacation plans? Perhaps you are simply a slow walker. Whatever your level of need, a tour or excursion specifically designed to accommodate travelers with special needs will be easier and more enjoyable. Today, there are more travel agents than ever offering trips and excursions for persons with special needs. These professionals understand your physical limitations, know how to book accessible transportation and can ensure destinations are accessible. How do you find the right travel agent?

April 13, 2010
GROUP TRAVEL FOR PERSONS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL - Group travel options for persons with special needs are becoming more popular and more varied. Whether you use a wheelchair, need oxygen, have a hearing impairment or rely on a service animal, there is a group trip for you. Andrew Garnett, founder and CEO of Special Needs Group/Special Needs at Sea offers a few tips for finding and enjoying the right trip.

March 8, 2010
“SPRING BREAK” PRICE SAVINGS PLUS FEES WAIVED FOR ALL ONE-WAY RENTALS

 
Cruise the world and save up to 15 percent on wheelchair rentals, scooter rentals, oxygen and more


FORT LAUDERDALE—Need a wheelchair, scooter, oxygen concentrator, visual aides or other special needs equipment for an upcoming cruise vacation? Book any piece of special needs equipment from Special Needs Group/Special Needs at Sea during the month of March and pocket savings of up to fifteen percent.  Additionally, Special Needs Group is waiving all fees for one-way rentals booked in March---an added value for anyone taking advantage of seasonal positioning voyages.

September 16, 2009
SPECIAL NEEDS AT SEA WINS SEATRADE INSIDER "ONBOARD SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR" AWARD AT SEATRADE EUROPE 2009 CRUISE CONFERENCE
SPECIAL NEEDS AT SEA WINS SEATRADE INSIDER "ONBOARD SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR" AWARD AT SEATRADE EUROPE 2009 CRUISE CONFERENCE

FT LAUDERDALE, FL - Special Needs at Sea, a global provider of special needs equipment for travelers and the travel industry, was honored as winner of the "Onboard Supplier of the Year" Award at the third annual Seatrade Insider Awards held in Hamburg, Germany on September 15; part of Seatrade Europe 2009.

August 28, 2009
FUN AT THE BEACH NO PROBLEM FOR 10-YEAR OLD BOY WITH CEREBRAL PALSY
FUN AT THE BEACH NO PROBLEM FOR 10-YEAR OLD BOY WITH CEREBRAL PALSY

New Wheelchair Makes the Beach, Pool and Cruises Accessible for People with Mobility Needs

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (AUGUST 11, 2009) - Twins Michael and Nicholas Hadler love going to the beach. Like many 10-year old boys, they enjoy playing in the water and building in the sand. However, as Michael was born with cerebral palsy and confined to a wheelchair from a very early age, trips to the beach were somewhat daunting for the family.

July 22, 2009
KIOSKS ENABLE RENTAL, PICK-UP AND DROP OFF OF WHEELCHAIRS AND OTHER AIDES AT SEATTLE’S NEW PIER 91 CRUISESHIP TERMINAL
SPECIAL NEEDS AT SEA KIOSKS PROVIDE RENTAL, PICK-UP AND DROP OFF OF WHEELCHAIRS AND OTHER AIDES AT SEATTLE’S NEW PIER 91 CRUISESHIP TERMINAL

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL (JUNE 25, 2009)-  If you arrive to board your cruise ship at Seattle’s new Pier 91 and realize you may need a wheelchair or mobility aide, or if you’ve reserved special needs equipment in advance and prefer to receive it pier side rather than onboard, no problem. Simply look for the signature kiosk provided by Special Needs at Sea (www.specialneedsatsea.com) a global provider of special needs equipment for travelers and the travel industry, now open at Pier 91 at New Smith Cove Cruise Terminal.

April 1, 2009
SPECIAL NEEDS AT SEA BECOMES FIRST ACCESSIBILITY PREFERRED SUPPLIER FOR CLIA, WORLD’S LARGEST CRUISE LINE ASSOCIATION
SPECIAL NEEDS AT SEA BECOMES FIRST ACCESSIBILITY PREFERRED SUPPLIER FOR CLIA, WORLD’S LARGEST CRUISE LINE ASSOCIATION

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL, USA – Special Needs at Sea, (www.specialneedsatsea.com), a Special Needs Group Inc. company, is now a preferred partner benefits supplier for the Cruise Line Industry Association (CLIA), the world’s largest cruise line association, becoming the first accessibility partner registered with this international organization.

April 3, 2009
FIRM HELPS TRAVELERS WITH DISABILITIES FULFILL VACATION DREAMS

Scooters and power chairs, audio aides, oxygen and other aides delivered to your hotel or stateroom.

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – For the 40 million Americas with limited mobility, oxygen requirements or other form of disability--and who want to travel, Special Needs at Sea, (www.specialneedsatsea.com) can help make any trip easier and more hassle-free.

 

April 1, 2009
SPECIAL NEEDS AT SEA A SUPPORTING SPONSOR OF CRUISE3SIXTY
SPECIAL NEEDS AT SEA A SUPPORTING SPONSOR OF CRUISE3SIXTY

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL (March 25, 2009) – Special Needs at Sea, (www.specialneedsatsea.com), a one-stop source for mobility aides, oxygen and other equipment for travelers with disabilities, is a supporting sponsor of Cruise3Sixty, a premiere educational and networking event for the travel industry, scheduled for April 2 through April 6 at the Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center. Cruise3Sixty is hosted by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).

SPECIAL NEEDS AT SEA HELPS TRAVELERS NAVIGATE SMOOTHLY ABOARD SHIP AND ON SHORE EXCURSIONS FOR AN EFFORTLESS CRUISE EXPERIENCE—AND HELPS YOU TAP INTO THE $13.6 BILLION DISABILITY TRAVEL MARKET

From scooters and power chairs to audio aides and oxygen, firm provides products and services “dedicated to helping travelers with all types of disabilities fulfill their vacation dreams” with commissions paid on every rental. 

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (November 19, 2009)– Special Needs at Sea can help you capture your share of bookings within the $13.6 billion disability travel market while helping your clients take charge of their physical limitations.

Official News Releases

February 14, 2018
ASTA Partners with Special Needs Group
ASTA Partners with Special Needs Group

 

 

SNG is proud to be the Official

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January 22, 2018
Celebrity Cruises® Sales Team enters 2018 as SNG Certified Accessible Travel Advocates®
Celebrity Cruises® Sales Team enters 2018 as SNG Certified Accessible Travel Advocates®

 

January 10, 2018
Porthole Cruise Magazine Names Special Needs Group® / Special Needs at Sea®Winner of its 2018 Editor-in-Chief Awards, Best Mobility/Accessibility Provider Category
Porthole Cruise Magazine Names Special Needs Group® / Special Needs at Sea®Winner of its 2018 Editor-in-Chief Awards, Best Mobility/Accessibility Provider Category

 

September 28, 2017
Special Needs Group® / Special Needs at Sea® Named Silver Winner of the 2017 Travel Weekly Magellan Award for Hospitality, Overall -- Special Needs
Special Needs Group® / Special Needs at Sea® Named Silver Winner of the 2017 Travel Weekly Magellan Award for Hospitality, Overall -- Special Needs

 

November 13, 2015
SNG announces Certification Milestone
SNG announces Certification Milestone

2,500 Travel Professionals successfully complete Special Needs Group Certified Accessible Travel Advocates® program!

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April 16, 2018
SNG Featured in voyageMIA.com

 

March 27, 2017
Sun Sentinel Community Snapshots

 

March 27, 2017
SNG Featured in nextavenue.com

Planning A Cruise When You Have A Disability

March 27, 2017
Forbes - Planning A Cruise When You Have A Disability

Following these eight tips can ensure that you have a memorable trip

 

March 20, 2017
Dania firm broadens horizons for Travelers with Disabilities