Alvaro Silberstein is a Chilean entrepreneur, public speaker, and passionate disability advocate. He is the co-founder of Wheeltheworld.com, an online marketplace for people with disabilities to plan and book accessible trips. Since 2018, Wheel the World has allowed more than 2,500 travelers to have accessible travel experiences in +150 destinations worldwide.
Alvaro experienced first-hand the importance of creating inclusivity and accessibility in travel, tourism and hospitality after a car accident left him paralyzed as a teenager. In 2016, he became the first person to complete the Patagonia W trek by wheelchair - a feat which inspired him to launch Wheel the World and work closely with hospitality and tourism businesses to offer fully accessible travel experiences.
In this mentor session, Alvaro Silberstein will inspire you to start thinking about how to create more accessible, inclusive opportunities and experiences for your guests with disabilities.
Learn hospitality skills for today's world, including:
- Developing a more inclusive mindset about accessibility
- Considering the unique accessibility needs of guests with disabilities
- Becoming more transparent about accessibility with guests with disabilities
Whether you're a business owner or a front-line employee, this mentor session will empower you to deliver exceptional, inclusive experiences for all guests, regardless of their unique needs. Get inspired!