SA startup Good Scout Travel Company helps users find and plan accessible experiences

A passion to help people living with a disability access adventure experiences and plan travel has seen Clair Crowley, founder of The Good Scout Travel Company, pick up the Golden eNVIe at this year’s annual awards.

Crowley was one of six finalists to vie for the top honour at a special ceremony at Flinders University’s New Venture Institute.

The eNVIe awards are a graduation celebration and competition for the New Venture Institute’s ‘Venture Dorm’ entrepreneur development program. Finalists pitch their ideas as a culmination of twelve weeks of practical learning with personalised mentors.

Crowley was inspired to create The Good Scout Travel Company after a snowboarding accident left her husband a paraplegic. Her first-hand experience of the frustrations her partner had in finding accessible travel and adventure experiences, led Crowley on a crusade to create the online platform, which lets consumers plan travel experiences with a focus on accessibility.

“One of the things we as a family always look at when booking travel and accommodation is not the pool, but the bathrooms, for accessibility,” Crowley says. Read more

Cec Busby – Startup Daily – 25 June 2018