Martin Heng

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Accessible Travel Manager & Editorial Advisor, Lonely Planet


Martin Heng is the Accessible Travel Manager & Editorial Advisor at Lonely Planet and has published a number of accessible travel titles, including A Guide to Rio de Janeiro(which was provided to all of the athletes who participated in the 2016 Paralympics) and Accessible Travel Phrasebook, which features disability-specific words and phrases in 35 languages. He has held this role since 2013, after a road accident three years earlier left him a quadriplegic. Martin has been with Lonely Planet since 1999, including seven years as Editorial Manager, when he was responsible for the production of all Lonely Planet books.Martin has had regular speaking engagements at accessible tourism events around the world since2014.