598. Rights of disabled persons and persons of reduced mobility to transport, accessibility and information.

Provision has been made1 for non-discrimination of, and supply of information to, disabled persons and persons with reduced mobility2 using passenger services at sea3.

Carriers, travel agents and tour operators must not refuse to accept a reservation4, to issue or otherwise provide a ticket or to embark persons on the grounds of disability or of reduced mobility as such5 and tickets and reservations must be offered to such persons under the same conditions as all other passengers6 unless the need to meet certain safety requirements7 prevents those carriers, travel agents and tour operators from doing so8, or unless the design