Access new business by offering access to all

Business reviews, destination audits, policy, planning, training, access statements

helper with child with Downes syndrome at museum
Photo courtesy of VisitBritain / Pawel Libera

Do you want to access new business? Gain a competitive edge?

Are you interested in how to benefit from the growing market of the elderly, the less-able and the disabled?

Access New Business works in the UK and Europe tourism and leisure sector advising businesses, trade associations, destinations and governments on improving their accessibility.

Our approach is to help you view accessibility as part of the mainstream – to deliver good access, good customer service and good information that can work for everyone.

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visually impaired man seated in museum
Photo courtesy of VisitBritain/
Pawel Libera

Who are we?

Access New Business is a group of experienced tourism and leisure professionals who have a particular interest in helping the industry and destinations benefit from and ‘mainstream’ the growing market of the disabled traveller and the aging population.

Keep up to date with news in the field with Brian Seaman's Twitter feed.

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Visually impaired guest guided by porter from black cab
Photo courtesy of VisitBritain /
Pawel Libera


Just launched!

VisitEngland has launched Speak Up! - a free online guide designed to help tourism businesses market their accessibility to disabled travellers. 

It was written for VisitEngland by Access New Business.

 ‘The Speak Up! guide is very thorough and informative, with lots of ideas that I’m eager to try out. So nice to receive a publication that feels like a supportive friend.’  Karen Venn, Norburton Hall, Dorset