Who are we?
Melissa James is the CEO and Founder of Inclusive Tourism, which is the parent to the multi award winning website cangoeverywhere.com.au She began her accessible tourism crusade after experiencing firsthand the difficulties of travelling with people with special requirements and the lack of information available to them.
Melissa is a qualified access consultant, specialising in the accessible tourism space. She can provide advice and support to operators wanting to implement change within their businesses. By helping them to identify barriers and implement simple, inexpensive improvements she enables them to maximize accessibility.
Since founding Inclusive Tourism, Melissa has developed and delivered educational programs, keynote addresses and was invited to speak at the World Summit on Accessible Tourism held in Brussels in 2018.
Melissa has worked with a variety of organisations ranging from small to large tourism operators, Destination Management organisations and Councils on a variety of projects.