May 5, 2022
The Justice Department today announced that it has entered into a settlement agreement with the Holiday Inn Express Hotels & Suites in Columbus, Ohio, owned by Badrivishal, LLC, Inc., that will provide access for customers at the hotel with disabilities, including those who use wheelchairs. The agreement requires the hotel to remove barriers to accessibility by making physical modifications so that parking, entrances, public restrooms, the front desk, drinking fountains, and routes within the hotel are accessible. The hotel will also ensure that the rooms, including bathrooms, that are required and advertised as accessible to people who use wheelchairs are accessible. The hotel will also pay $20,000 in damages to the couple harmed by the discrimination. To find out more about this agreement or the ADA, visit ada.gov or call the Justice Department's toll-free ADA information line at 1-800-514-0301 or 1-800-514-0383 (TDD).
Article Credit: U.S. Department of Justice
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