AITCAP 2023 – Sponsors


We thank our incredible sponsors

They are working with us to make running the Accessible & Inclusive Tourism Conference in the Asia-Pacific possible year on year.

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Queensland Government - AITCAP 2023 Major Sponsor

GetAboutAble is proud to announce the Queensland Government as a Major Event Sponsor for AITCAP 2023. This partnership is part of The Year of Accessible Tourism in Queensland. This program is an opportunity to recognise the importance of accessible tourism experiences for all, and to ignite change and create opportunities for Queensland tourism businesses. This will enable everyone to participate in a tourism experience with choice and confidence and lay the foundations for making Brisbane 2032 the world’s most accessible and inclusive sporting event for athletes and spectators.

City of Gold Coast - AITCAP 2023 Event Partner

GetAboutAble is thrilled to announce our partnership with City of Gold Coast for the 2023 Accessible & inclusive Tourism Conference in the Asia-Pacific (AITCAP). Australia’s holiday capital with world-renowned beaches has something for everyone, whether it’s thrilling theme parks, getting back to nature in the hinterlands, dining out, soaking up arts and culture or relaxing beachside. We are excited to showcase the Gold Coast as an accessible & inclusive destination while helping local businesses on their accessible & inclusive journey.

Tourism Australia - AITCAP 2023 Gold Sponsor

Tourism Australia is the Australian Government agency responsible for attracting international visitors to Australia, both for leisure and business events. The organisation is active in 15 key markets and activities include advertising, PR and media programs, trade shows and industry programs, consumer promotions, online communications and consumer research.

Club Mates Travel - AITCAP 2023 Gold Sponsor

ClubMates can facilitate almost any kind of holiday, whether you want to travel in Australia or abroad, as an individual or as part of a group (4-40 passengers). ClubMates Travel offers individualised holidays with specialised support structures, along with supported group holidays depending on the needs of the passenger and their dream destination. The level of customisation means that each and every holiday is uniquely arranged for you and/or your family.

OZeWAI - AITCAP 2023 Event Partner

OZeWAI is an association of volunteers working to make the information world more inclusive. It was the first such organisation in Australia and has been a leading initiative in the field for more than 20 years, introducing many developers and managers to the need for accessibility, the means by which it can be promoted, and a supportive network of concerned practitioners.

WebDirections - AITCAP 2023 Event Partner

Web Directions has since 2004 hosted renowned conferences, in person, and now online, for web and digital professionals, across product, design and engineering.

Queensland Tourism Industry Council – 2023 Event Supporter

The Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) is Queensland’s peak tourism industry body and the leading advocate for Queensland’s tourism and hospitality sector. They represent the interests of the state’s more than 60,000 tourism businesses. QTIC provides their members with a voice to government, networking opportunities, industry updates and access to unique business development programs.

QTIC manage the Accessibility self-assessment module for Queensland which joins the suite of best practice programs under the national Quality Tourism Framework. The Accessibility self-assessment module aims to help businesses evaluate how inclusive their experience offering is for people with a disability. It also aims to increase visibility of accessible experiences and encourage tourism businesses to make adjustments that will accommodate more visitors of all abilities.

Amplify - Accessible Travel Specialists – 2023 Event Supporter

Amp up your travel experience with the qualified Travel Agents who provide the support you need to ensure you relax and enjoy a stress-free booking process that leads to the escape you desire. Leave it to the Amplify A.T.S. team to take care of the heavy lifting and do what we do best; organise a seamless end-to-end travel experience. From flights, accommodation, transfers, and activities, to arranging care support, equipment hire, and consumables, we’re all about minimising stress and maximising fun factor! All you have to do is pack your basics, set your email to ‘out of office’.…and go!

Sparrowly Group – 2023 Event Supporter

Sparrowly Group is a strategic management consultancy who work within the health, community development and visitor economy sectors of Australia and Asia Pacific. We understand the importance of resilient, self-sustaining communities and advocate for those who need solutions for improved health and wellbeing to drive positive outcomes for all. Since first releasing their Accessible Tourism Discussion Paper in 2018, co-authors Giovanna Lever and Jackie Hicks are committed to the ongoing research and advocacy in this sector. And in response to the journey that the industry is on, to better enable accessible tourism and better support people with disability to enjoy meaningful, memorable and enjoyable holidays in Australia.

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Australia & New Zealand - AITCAP 2023 Event Supporter

The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower initiative provides a globally recognised communication tool (the Sunflower) for people with non-visible disabilities, providing each person with a discreet way to indicate they may need a bit more time, help or assistance without explanation. Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Scheme Australia and New Zealand are actively seeking businesses to join the Sunflower initiative by subscribing on Staff have access to (3) short awareness videos to help people understand what the Sunflower represents and how to support. The business becomes a Sunflower Friendly destination welcoming all!

Cérge - AITCAP 2023 Event Supporter

Cérge is a companion app for customers with disability, parents, carers & support workers to be assured of an inclusive experience and find accessible venues. Imagine having your own personal disability advocate in your pocket to overcome Social Barriers, fears & anxieties to improve confidence, independence, community participation and accessible tourism.

For business, Cérge is a communications platform to deliver an inclusive experience to customers with disability and a marketing platform to promote their accessible features & brand leadership.

The Culture Crusader - AITCAP 2023 Event Supporter

Making a movement: breaking boundaries to cultural engagement.

The Culture Crusader aims Widening Participation across the unique intersection of the cultural, tertiary, and accessibility sectors. The organisation instigates some passion projects which aspire to break down the barriers to cultural programming, with a strong advocating role.

Supported Travel eXperiences (STX) - AITCAP 2023 Event Supporter

Too often for people with disabilities, their fairytale holidays never become reality because of the complexity, lack of access to information and stress involved with travel. The team at Supported Travel eXperiences is changing this. They arrange bespoke and personalised travel experiences, specialising in more difficult-to-coordinate trips and personally-designed travel itineraries to less-common destinations. Their vision is a world where people with disabilities have the choice to travel whenever, wherever and with whomever they want.

The Easy Read Toolbox - AITCAP 2023 Product Demonstrator

The Easy Read Toolbox aims to make communication of all kinds easier to read for the over 50% of Australians who read at a primary school level or below. Founded in 2021, the Toolbox provides self-paced membership to learn and write in Easy Read and easy to understand ways to connect with your community, and bespoke consulting services to assist you in being more inclusive and accessible.

TabiFolk - AITCAP 2023 Online Session Sponsor

TabiFolk is an online community dedicated to accessible travel. It is a place for travelers with disabilities and their families connect and share information on accessibility as well as ask questions about potential travel destinations.

Disability Leadership Institute - AITCAP 2023 Online Session Sponsor

Disabled people are at least 15% of the global population, but remain largely unrepresented at senior levels. Despite this, Australia has never had a cohesive ongoing program to support and develop leaders with disabilities. The Disability Leadership Institute (DLI) has been established to address this diversity imbalance. The Institute offers leadership development, coaching, training, connection to opportunities, a supportive community of peers and an Australia-wide professional network. Leaders at all stages are supported to connect to leadership positions and opportunities while being provided with targeted support and training.

If we aren’t visible, we will never achieve equality.

VisitCanberra - AITCAP 2023 Online & In person Session Sponsor

VisitCanberra leads the ACT and capital region tourism industry to create and implement a range of marketing and development programs that will significantly increase the economic return from domestic and international visitation.

Australian Tourism Export Council - AITCAP 2023 In person Session Sponsor

ATEC has a 50-year history as a respected industry association that supports the business to business relationships and development of Australia’s export tourism industry. Our members represent the full expanse of the inbound tourism supply chain including product suppliers/sellers and buyers including inbound tour operators (ITOs) and online travel agents (OTAs) who distribute Australian tourism product internationally either via international trade partners or directly as well as providing a support service for international visitors while travelling in Australia.

Direct Access - AITCAP 2023 In person Session Sponsor

Direct Access is an international award-winning Universal Design and Accessibility consultancy. Our team, all people with disabilities, have worked with a wide variety of tourism facilities ranging from local community museums to UNESCO World Heritage Sites, for arts and cultural programs to national museums, the world exposition Expo 2020 Dubai and several Olympic/Paralympics programs. Our services cover strategic planning to policy development, architectural design reviews to facility audits for both new and existing facilities.

TravAbility - AITCAP 2023 In person Session Sponsor

Travability’s mission is to be agents of change; to inspire people who have never traveled before to do so, and to inspire others to do more. To encourage all cultures of the world to see disability as an integral part of life, and to provide the motivation and tools to the tourism industry to allow them to create accessible environments that enable inclusion in an economically sustainable way.

Cocky Guides - AITCAP 2023 In person Session Sponsor

Since launching in August 2018, Cocky Guides have specialised in providing unique, multi-sensory adventures for the blind and low-vision community. Over 1,000 travellers have enjoyed sensory experiences at 60 destinations around Australia.

HOTA, Home of the Arts - AITCAP 2023 In person Session Sponsor

Located within walking distance from Surfers Paradise, HOTA, the Home of the Arts is emerging from 17-hectare parkland and is fast becoming the beating heart and home of Arts and Culture on the Gold Coast. HOTA is a cultural precinct made up of Australia’s largest regional gallery, an Outdoor Stage hosting symphonies, ballets and live music, cinemas, theatres, fine dining and a roof top bar it’s a home locals have come to love and visitors must see.

iFly - AITCAP In-person Supporter

iFLY Gold Coast is located in the heart of the beautiful Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast. It was the second indoor skydiving facility in Australia and a fantastic attraction for both tourist, locals and skydivers on the Gold Coast.

Indoor skydiving is a great experience to try with friends, families, for parties, with the office or team, events and more.

Travel Massive - AITCAP Supporter

Travel Massive is the global tourism network. Discover the latest travel apps, blogs, and startups that everyone’s talking about. The community welcomes tourism professionals, travel media, influencers and startups who care about the future of travel — and actively promotes accessible travel initiatives and projects. 

Humanitix - AITCAP Supporter

Humanitix is AITCAP ticketing platform and there are very good reasons why! Not only is it an excellent technical platform for any type of event, Humanitix is also registered charity so booking fees cover costs, and everything else goes to their education projects. Humanitix also makes it its mission to help make every event accessible to all people with disabilties by building the appropriate tools and resources.

Want to support future
AITCAP Conferences?

Or send us an email at

Access our Partnership Brochure and Join in on our success

What is AITCAP?

The Accessible & Inclusive Tourism Conference in the Asia-Pacific (AITCAP) is a yearly event showing how catering to the valuable accessible & inclusive market promotes sustainable growth and creates great opportunities for the travel & tourism industry in the region.

We connect travelers, businesses, policy makers and destination marketing organisations, to create a momentum and contribute to the upgrowth of the sector.

We're going hybrid for AITCAP 2023


April 28th, 2023 - Australia
Date and Location To Be Confirmed
200-250 attendees


May 11th, 2023
AITCAP Platform
200+ attendees