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December 1, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

LOCAL TRAVEL PROFESSIONAL MIKE MACKENNA BECOMES AN SNG CERTIFIED ACCESSIBLE TRAVEL ADVOCATETM

Fort Lauderdale, FL – November 2011 –Mike MacKenna, travel agent with Labdaddy’s Leisure Travels, recently received certification from Special Needs Group, Inc. (www.specialneedsgroup.com), a global provider of special needs equipment for the travel industry, to specialize in special needs/accessible travel. To earn the distinction, Mike MacKenna participated in Special Needs Group’s in-depth online 3 module certification program.

 

Through the program, agents gain an understanding of the special needs/accessible travel market. They learn about the best equipment to rent for special needs travel, ways to market special needs/accessible travel, and more.

 

Nationwide, one in seven persons has some form of disability, and one in five families is touched. By specializing in special needs/accessible travel, Mike MacKenna has the ability to help this large percentage of the population travel in an enjoyable, safe and efficient manner.

 

Mike MacKenna has worked as a travel agent for two years, specializing in cruises, all-inclusives in Mexico, Jamaica, the Carribbean, Alaska and traveled extensively in Europe.

 

“Through Special Needs’ courses, I not only learned how to assist individuals with special needs to enjoy travel, but I found some very valuable new ways to serve the needs of all of my clients,” said Mike MacKenna. “The population, as well as the travel industry itself, has undergone major changes in the past few years. By completing this program, I have the ability to stay on the cutting edge of these changes, and create opportunities for my clients.”

 

To book a vacation, whether it involves special needs individuals or others, contact Mike MacKenna at (512) 922-5993 or labdaddyleisuretravel@gmail.com.

 

About Special Needs Group, Inc.

Special Needs Group, Inc. is the leading global provider of wheelchair rentals, scooter rentals, oxygen rentals and other special needs equipment rentals. It also offers a broad range of special needs equipment for purchase. Recommended by the world’s major cruise lines for superior service and value, Special Needs Group also services guests visiting hotels, resorts, theme parks and convention centers.

 

 

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