Minibus Equipped for Handicapped Guests Added to Open Road Fleet

Open Road Tours, Inc. offers handicap accessible to the Grand Canyon, Sedona, Phoenix/Scottsdale and various other wonderful scenic destinations.

Phoenix, AZ, December 12, 2007 --( Open Road Tours, a full-service tour operator with locations in Flagstaff and Phoenix, announced the addition of a specially equipped minibus to their fleet of touring vehicles. The minibus is designed accommodate the transfer of guests in wheelchairs on sightseeing tour and shuttles.

“Until now, the options for tour guests with limited mobility were few”, reported Donnita Parker, Director of Marketing for Open Road Tours. “We are fortunate that we are able to meet the special needs of this market.”

The minibus has a capacity of six ambulatory guests and two wheelchair guests. The vehicle features comfortable high-back seats with individual seatbelts, extra large windows and high capacity air conditioning for the desert climate. It is equipped with a hydraulic lift; clamshell doors that open wide, and shallow stairs that start low to the ground.

Open Road Tours operates tours daily to the Grand Canyon, Sedona and a Phoenix City Tour. Twelve other itineraries depart several times a week. Founded in 1990 by Wayne and Donnita Parker, the company specializes in sightseeing and adventure tours in the southwest. They have partnered with other industry experts to provide unique packages for individual travelers that include the destinations and activities desired by the traveler.

The Open Road Tours Reservation Desk is open daily from 6:30 am to 9:30 pm. For more information about the services provided by Open Road, call 602.997.6474, toll-free at 800.766.7117 or visit the web site at

Contact: Donnita Parker, 602.997.6474

Open Road Tours, Inc.
Rachel Watson