Andrew J. Garnett

  • President/CEO
  • Special Needs Group, Inc. and Special Needs at Sea
  • Dania Beach, Florida   
  • Website

(954) 585-0575; Toll free: 1-800-513-4515

Contact me for: Wheelchair rentals, scooter rentals, oxygen rentals and other special needs equipment rentals, and a broad range of special needs equipment for purchase. We also service guests on cruise lines and visiting hotels, resorts, theme parks and convention centers. We are the only mobility and oxygen equipment supplier that is approved to deliver to all major cruise lines, and the travel industry’s only total special needs travel solution.

Andrew J. Garnett, founder, president and CEO of Special Needs Group, Inc. and Special Needs at Sea, has over 12 years of leadership experience building a global brand in the special needs industry. Garnett, an accomplished corporate strategist and marketer, advocate, educator, consultant and service provider, has played an integral role in breaking travel barriers for individuals with special needs. His vision and expertise in business performance have driven notable growth in both the special needs and travel industries.

Since founding Special Needs Group in 2007, Garnett has led the company to become the category leader, and enhanced awareness among the travel industry and consumers about the importance of accessible travel.

Throughout his years in the special needs industry, Garnett has forged strong relationships with the manufacturers of special needs equipment. He has also established global contacts for logistical fulfillment within this industry. Through these relationships, Garnett is not only able to procure equipment at a moment’s notice in virtually any corner of the globe, but also provide input into the design of equipment customized to the needs of the cruise industry, as well as any other possible application.

Garnett’s exceptional track record of business growth is based on his philosophy of attention to detail and his passion for the enablement of the special needs community. He is known for his ability to combine the philanthropic aspect of the industry with business sense. Through his work, he has enabled thousands of individuals with special needs, who would not have been able to otherwise venture to travel, to enjoy travel.

Garnett serves as an annual presenter/speaker at the SATH (Society for Accessible Travel and Hospitality) World Congress. He is an active member of the Cruise Line International Association’s (CLIA) Expanded Access Working Group, which consists of senior cruise executives and executive partners assisting CLIA in developing industry commentary and recommendations to the rulemaking process for the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act).

He has been noted as an expert on accessible travel and has made multiple presentations on special needs to benefit the travel industry community. Additionally, he has presented educational seminars regarding the different types of special needs equipment available in the industry, including, but not limited to, respiratory, hearing impaired, and mobility equipment.

Garnett holds an economics degree from the University of Florida.

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