Ticketmaster Opens Up Disability Bookings

Ticket distribution and sales giant, Ticketmaster, is introducing a new system that allows gig-goers with disabilities to book tickets online “like anyone else”.

Ticketmaster’s scheme allows fans to submit details of their disability online. This information becomes part of their account profile, meaning they can book tickets for all future gigs without extra effort.

In participating venues, accessible seats will be clearly labelled on the seat map like any other ticket – whether that’s in the range of a hearing loop, or in a wheelchair-friendly zone, with a free companion ticket.

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