Accessible-hotel hunt

This item appears on page 68 of the May 2010 issue.

Hotel rooms with amenities for mobility-impaired travelers can be found online using new tools added to the websites and

On each website, after the initial search for date and city choices is performed, a drop-down menu is available (on top right of page on Expedia and on right side of page on showing options such as Braille signage, roll-in shower or accessible bathroom. Choices are then narrowed to hotels with those features, which can be requested on the booking form.