TRAVELLING ON WHEELCHAIR

If you’re gonna be travelling on wheelchair, we want to provide all the information you need to go around the world and find the best facilities to ride comfortably.

With our multilanguage guides we have visited different parts of the world and found an increasingly aware industry for wheelchair travelers.

TRAVELL ON WHEELCHAIR

travel by plane on wheelchair

Since 2008, all airports have a special assistance service for people who use wheelchairs. This service is completely free but, just in case, we recommend you to check the policy of each airline before travelling.

We also recommend you take the following precautions:

  • Make sure you book your plane reservation beforehand (airplanes have limited seats)
  • Learn about secutiry controls
  • Ask for the help to the airport staff – they’re always available to answer your queries
  • Inform about the cost of extra services
  • Ask about the cost for different types of wheelchairs
  • Remember that no one without a borading pass can get on the plane, so if you travel with a family member to help you, you must notify the airline.
  • Consider the special conditions if you want to check in your wheelchair, we leave you the following informative link

Travel on wheelchair with Ryanair

Travel on wheelchair with Vueling

Travel on wheelchair with Iberia

How travel by train on wheelchair

Here the conditions of the trains and tracks are still a great limitation, moving from car to car is impossible because of the narrow aisles, and most bathrooms are not suitable for use in wheelchairs.

Keep in mind the following factors to travel as comfortable as possible:

  • Book your trip in advance so you can reserve one of the wheelchair seats.
  • You can ask for assistance if you need it at the station (it is usually a basic service, but it will help you to move more easily)
  • Find out about the requirements that your wheelchair must meet (measures and weight accepted)
  • Find out about discounts for traveling in a wheelchair

Now, if your travel preferences are more inclined to get to know the city traveling in tourist buses, do not worry that most have special seats and work with our multilingual audio guides with which you can recognize the most emblemattic places of the city from the comfort of your chair.

We hope that with this information you can make your next trip greater security and easy, now it will only be a matters of deciding what your next destination will be.

Our Guides With TMB Traveller Choice Award Winner

Today at Multimedia & Engineering we are celebrating the achievement of TMB Traveller Choice Award Winner 2019.

Our customer’s achievements are also ours. Because of that, we always strive to offer the best service with our most complete guides and the most modern multi-language automatic systems in the industry.

As a result, this is reflected in the positive reviews of all users on the TripAdvisor platform:

TMB Traveller Choice Award Winner

 

TMB Traveller Choice Award Winner

 

TMB Traveller Choice Award Winner

 

What does it mean to be the Traveller Choice Award Winner?

The Traveller Choice Award is a recognition given by Trip Advisor where they compensate the good service offered by a company. Therefore, this is transmitted through the opinions of all users in this platform.

TMB Traveller Choice Award Winner

 

The company Barcelona Bus Turístic offers a very complete automatic tourist audioguide through the most emblematic and beautiful places and monuments of Barcelona.

In addition, Barcelona Bus Turístic offers a total of 3 different routes so that visitors don´t miss a thing from the Condal city.

It also offers the possibility of making technical stops; allowing the traveler to organize the tour at their own pace and in their own language

Some of the reasons why this year´s TMB Traveller Choice Award Winner works with our Automatic Multilanguage Guides are:

  • Our design is compact and functional
  • Easy to use, install and maintain
  • Customizable airphones and controller
  • Allows up to 32 languages
  • Dust and water resistant
  • With optional GPS system and SAE interconnection
  • We have different designs adapted to the needs of each client

Multimedia & Engineering congratulates the entire team of TMB and Barcelona Bus Turístic.

We commit to continue working hard to make our customers grow and feel safe using our products.

At Multimedia & Engineering we adapt to the needs of each of our customers and their satisfaction and happiness is one of the most important pillars.

For more information consult our full range of services on our official Website.

 

 

Multimedia & Engineering Present in Paris

 

Multimedia & Engineering implements the new multilanguage audio system for Open Tour tour buses in Paris.

This new system offers 16 languages and provides data and information to generate statistics and relevant analysis that can support the development of strategies and improvements for the business. The water and dust resistant modules were customized with an exclusive design for Open Tour; an easy model to install, use and maintain. We are proud to be part of a tourist experience in one of the main capitals of the world, with more than 42 million foreign visitors per year and continue telling the story of the most beautiful places in the world with the best multilanguage audio technology.

Multilingual audio system

M&E implements the multilingual audio system for City Sightseeing Seville

City Sightseeing Sevilla, relies on the quality and service of M & E Multimedia Engineering to develop the multilingual audio system of the new tourist bus that has the latest technological advances and new generation in 16 languages.

The tourist bus offers a cultural experience in the Andalusian capital that detonates joy and magic in each of its squares and streets that make up its historic center, tourists who come on board will appreciate prestigious Islamic monuments, gardens, flamenco festivals, and the amazing history of Seville, accompanied by an excellent audio guide, as well as enjoy the panoramic view offered by the bus and the incredible experience in 14 strategically distributed stops.

At M & E we understand the importance of offering a quality service that adapts to the needs of tourists, so we are pleased to be part of an experience of emotions and discovery of people traveling with City Sightseeing.

 

The highlights of the Seville citytour:

 

– 3 walking tours to discover the most picturesque places in the city

-Unlimited Tourist Bus 24/48 h with panoramic views of the biggest attractions of Seville

-Audio comments in 16 languages ​​so you can discover the culture and history of Seville

-Celebreate  the Murillo Year and discover the work of the most international painter from Seville

-Create your own itinerary through Seville through the tourist bus route with 14 stops

 

M&E equips its multilingual audio system in the new 5 TMB buses

Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB) has relied on M&E Multimedia & Engineering for the implementation of 5 new hybrid tourist buses with the M&E multilingual audio system that will provide the official turistic bus service, in which tourists can enjoy the main sights, monuments and more symbolic attractions from Barcelona.

Additionally, users will be able to use and enjoy the excellent multilingual audio system in 16 languages ​​that offers information on each part of the tour. The user just needs to connect the free headphones and enjoy the ride with the latest technology and advances of the new generation audioguide in three different routes.

Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB) has selected this hybrid system that is friendly to the environment and improves the profitability of bus operators. On the other hand, incorporating these technological advances mark the path towards environmental quality and a high level of safety of urban public transport.

For M&E is fundamental to be part of the environmental improvements and the efficiency of the transport fleets, given that the company is constantly working on technological advances for the automotive industry and the tourism sector.

M&E present at FITUR 2019

Multimedia & Engineering will be present at The International Tourism Fair (FITUR), a leading trade fair for tourism professionals and for the Latin-American markets. Visitors will learn more about our services and the latest advances on multilingual systems, access codes for tourist apartments (code system) and personalized projects that adapt to the needs of each client.

During January 24th and 25th, M&E will visit the fair and offer solutions with the latest technological innovations that have been developed during 2018 to improve its services in multilanguage audio guides, access control, automotive sector, multimedia advertising devices, among others.

The International Tourism Fair (FITUR) is an important global communication platform, since it has a national and international presence, helping the development of strategies, alliances, technological changes and the needs of the consumers, therefore promoting the business of the tourism that keeps on growing every day in Europe.

Grupo Julià

M&E present in Marrakech

Juliá and ALSA inaugurated in Marrakech two tour buses that are eco-friendly as they fulfill the environmental requirements demanded by the city. The new service of “Marrakech City tour” offers two circuits: “Palmeral Histórico” and “Palmeral Tour”, which allow to visit the artistic heritage and the historical monuments of the most touristic city that receives 3 million visitors a year.

The main Spanish business groups Juliá and ALSA, specialized in global tourism and mobility services, relied on M&E Multimedia Engineering, to develop such an important project and equip the new buses with the latest advances in the multilanguage and new generation system in 8 languages.

The modality of moving around the city in tourist buses is becoming more popular every day, as it is a comfortable and useful way of travel for tourists. In addition, this system is environmentally friendly and improves the profitability of bus operators.

Oslo

Citysightseeing Oslo relies on M&E to equip its new fleet

Oslo is a city where tourism has grown exponentially in recent years. The wide tourist offer has made tourists very satisfied with their visit to the Nordic country.

In this context, the companies that provide services for tourists have had to invest more to be able to compete with each other. This is the case of Citysightseeing Oslo, a company that makes tours with double-decker buses, teaching the city quickly and conveniently.

Recently Cityisightseeing Oslo has renewed its fleet with 2 tourist buses, bodied by UNVI. The great differentiation is the individual M&E audio system with 8 different languages, which allow tourists to listen and learn in their native language.

M & E is a company with more than 15 years of experience in the market that offers the most reliable and highest quality systems for its customers. It is in the expansion phase, thanks to its new systems and the experience it has acquired during these years.

Athens

Citysightseeing Athens equips its new bus with M&E multilingual system

The Greek company is renewing fleet, to be able to offer an optimal service to its customers. Citysightseeeing Athens is a company that is committed to the quality of service, has a fleet that constantly renews and 4 lines that show the best of the city of Athens.

Currently the company has its entire fleet equipped with the multilingual systems of M & E Multimedia & Engineering, and for its new bus it has once again relied on the Spanish company as its trusted supplier. It has been equipped with the MTP08CM system with 16 channels, which offers the best sound quality and reliability in the market.

Thanks to its new strategy, M & E has grown steadily in recent years, building customer loyalty through quality and service and reaching new ones that make the business grow and the company can consolidate its leadership position in the market.

With the new systems that are being developed and that will soon be launched on the market, the Spanish company hopes to be able to differentiate itself even more from the competition and be able to grow all over the world.

Athens

Barcelona

M&E retrofits 29 sightseeing buses for TMB Barcelona

TMB Barcelona continues with its policy of digitization in its sightseeing bus fleet. It’s about changing its MT08T multilingual systems, for the new M & E MTP08CM system with 16 languages, which offers more sound quality and optimizes reliability. The operation has been 29 sightseeing buses that are the last round to have the fleet fully digitized.

During the last two years, TMB has digitized its entire fleet, as well as acquired many buses to serve tourists. The tourist explosion in Barcelona has meant that the offer has to be adapted to the growing demand, as well as implementing new technologies to continue at the forefront of the sector. With these new operations, M & E confirms its dominance position in Spain, where it has a high market share.

M&E continues with its expansion process, leading a growing sector, offering quality and service as its main advantages around its competition. The company has full control of all manufacturing processes that take place in the headquarters of Barcelona and are distributed throughout the world.