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NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 2017

Airbnb Hosts More Likely to Reject the Disabled, a Study Finds

A New York Times feature identifying discrimination on Airbnb's platform and how Accomable has entered the market to solve this problem.

I NEWS, April 10, 2017

In Sickness and in Health: holiday plans?

iNews columnist, Rebecca Armstrong, discusses using Accomable to find a weekend break

REFINERY29, March 19, 2017

The Reality Of Going On Holiday As A Wheelchair User

Srin Madipalli created Accomable – a sort of Airbnb for people with particular accessibility needs. The site now lists over 1000 properties around the world in 60 countries

THE INDEPENDENT, March 13, 2017

Accessible Travel: 9 adventure holidays you can do from a wheelchair

Skiing, coasteering and Amazon trekking aren’t the most obviously accessible activities, but having a disability doesn't rule you out from trying them. Here’s how to do adventure travel in a wheelchair

THE SUNDAY TIMES, Feb 26, 2017

Disabled passengers take airlines to task

Accomable co-founder and CEO, Srin Madipalli, talks about the issue of airlines damaging equipment.

THE SUNDAY TIMES, Nov 13, 2016

Access All Areas

Accomable co-founder and CEO, Srin Madipalli, discusses who’s going the extra mile for disabled travellers

THE SUNDAY TIMES, Nov 13, 2016

How I struck gold in Barcelona

For Paralympian Hannah Cockroft, holidays can still be a challenge. So would she be won over by Spain’s most accessible city?

THE INDEPENDENT, October 18, 2016

'The Airbnb for everything': the best people powered holiday sites

A total guide to sharing economy options in travel, offering cheap meals, accommodation, tours and even exchange rates – with local tips into the bargain.

THE INDEPENDENT, September 7, 2016

Assisted Travel Heroes: Companies that have mastered accessibility

For those with mobility issues, travelling can be a frustrating experience – but there are firms that go the extra mile, says Julia Buckley

THE TELEGRAPH, July 28, 2016

‘David Bowie made demand rocket’ – what it really takes to grow a business

Three small companies (including Accomable) reveal how they developed strategies to cope with rising demand.

BA BUSINESS LIFE, July 26, 2016

business life meets... Srin Madipalli

Former City lawyer Srin Madipalli's startup aims to take the stress out of travel for the disabled and elderly.

CNN: THE INNOVATORS, May 27, 2016

CNN: The Innovators

Srin Madipalli, co-founder of Accomable, shares his vision for making travel more accessible to people with disabilities.

FORBES, May 15, 2016

Why Your First Year Startup Journey Probably Won't Be A Straight Line

Srin Madipalli launched his travel tech startup, Accomable, described as the ‘Airbnb for disabled people’, almost exactly a year ago.

TECHCRUNCH, May 4, 2016

Accomable wants to solve the accessible holiday search problem

Launched as an MVP in April last year after co-founder and CEO Srin Madipalli taught himself to code, the company is announcing that it has closed £300,000 in seed funding.

TODAY ONLINE, April 7, 2016

How Accomable founder Srin Madipalli is making travelling for people with disabilities easier

Billed as “Airbnb for people with disabilities”, the online booking service offers more than 500 adaptive properties in over 36 countries worldwide

CONDE NASTE, Mar 18, 2016

This Website Will Change the Way People With Disabilities Travel

Accomable, which opened its U.S. office this month, finds accessible hotel rooms and rentals for disabled travelers.

THE GUARDIAN, March 11, 2016

'Top 10 wheelchair-accessible cabins, lodges and cottages in the UK'

Ahead of Disabled Access Day, Srin Madipalli, founder of accomable.com, an online collection of accessible properties, picks 10 of his favourites places to stay.

USA TODAY, Feb 25, 2016

New site lists vacation rentals for disabled travelers

That outlook prompted them to start Accomable.com, an Airbnb-lile website that lists disability-friendly, accessible rental properties around the world.

THE MIGHTY, Feb 18, 2016

‘Accomable’ May Be the Airbnb of Accessible Travel

Accomable is an Airbnb-like website which lists disability-accessible properties. It has already started making travel much easier for people with mobility issues and special needs.

CNN, Feb 18, 2016

Accomable: Could this Airbnb-style service revolutionize disability travel?

Hailed as an Airbnb for the mobility sector, Accomable connects disabled travelers with suitable accommodation around the world.

LONELY PLANET, Feb 1, 2016

Meet a traveller: Srin Madipalli, world explorer and entrepreneur

Travel throws up challenges at every turn for Srin Madipalli, but the entrepreneur hasn't let that limit his adventures – and now he is helping other people see more of the world.

EVENING STANDARD, Nov 27, 2015

Former City lawyer creates ‘Airbnb’ for disabled travellers

A disabled former lawyer who quit the City to travel the world has launched an “Airbnb” for people with mobility problems.

BBC NEWS, Nov 15, 2015

The perks and pitfalls of disabled travelling

Accomable is a new app to find accessible holiday rental properties. Set up by friends Srin Madipalli and Martyn Sibley, it was inspired by a joint wanderlust and some colourful experiences of disabled travel.

IPF, Oct 20, 2015

Accomable: the Airbnb for disabled people

The disabled travel market is estimated to be worth £12 billion, but there is still a lack of provision for disabled people in the sector. Many find it time-consuming and frustrating to book the perfect holiday.

New York Times, Aug 17, 2015

Accomable: Lessons From an Inspiring Start-Up

Srin Madipalli and Martyn Sibley, like many entrepreneurs, got the idea for their start-up from their everyday experience, seeing a problem to solve.

Financial Times, Oct 11, 2015

MBA graduate from Saïd Business School and partner find physical disability sparks idea for app

Personal frustration is sometimes the best place to start when coming up with a business concept.

LA Times, Sept 20, 2015

Accomable.com helps the disabled find where to stay on vacation

Here's website that can help travelers with disabilities find accessible vacation accommodations around the world.

WIRED, Sept 9, 2015

Accomable is sharing economy travel honed for disabled people

The growth of sharing economy businesses like Airbnb has democratised travel for millions, but for those with disabilities, roadblocks such as lack of accessible accommodation and transportation still frequently stand in the way.

Daily Mail, Sept 12, 2015

The Crafty Traveller: The web pioneers who are making the world accessible to everyone, regardless of any disability

For the ten million plus people in the UK with a disability, it has long been a challenge to find places to stay that meet their needs.

The Telegraph, Oct 12, 2015

English firms told, 'cater for disabled visitors' by tourist board

VisitEngland, the Government-backed tourism board, has launched a campaign to encourage businesses to tap into the £12.1bn market for disabled travellers.

Explore Inspired, Jul 17, 2015

Travel Hacking Part 2: Exploration made easy

Accomable embodies the “exploration made easy” mentality. Their aim to make travel accessible. As accessible for disabled people as it is for anyone else.

Said Business School, University of Oxford, Jul 2, 2015

Oxford MBA alumnus launches ‘Airbnb’ for the mobility sector

An online service to help people with mobility difficulties or a disability find accessible holiday properties has been co-founded by Oxford MBA alumnus Srin Madipalli. With ambitions to be the next Expedia or Airbnb for the mobility sector, Accomable provides a platform to connect travellers with suitable properties worldwide.

Huffington Post, Jun 15, 2015

Launching Accomable

As lots of you are probably aware, I love to travel! I've been really fortunate to be able to travel to some amazing places such as Japan, Spain, the Austrian mountains, Australia and the USA. And along the way I've had some awesome adventures.

Toucan Blog, Jun 12, 2015

An Interview with Co-Founder of Accomable: Srin Madipalli

My co-founder, Martyn Sibley, and I are wheelchair users who both love to travel. We’ve each travelled around the world, had countless adventures and enjoy exploring new places. However, it is difficult to find reliable information about wheelchair accessibility and to easily book appropriate accommodation.