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The Lodge at Big Sky Cares About Accessibility

8/20/2018
Our goal is to provide hospitality to all people who visit our hotel. This means everyone. Our mission is to make it as easy as possible for all people including those with hearing, vision, or any other disability to learn about our property and book their stay if they so desire.
If you have difficulty learning about or booking our hotel, we invite you to contact us via telephone or email and our friendly staff will gladly assist you.
406-995-7858
reservations@lodgeatbigsky.com
75 Sitting Bull Road, PO Box 160938, Big Sky, Montana 59716
We work very hard to provide an easy-to-use online experience for all our guests. We believe all of our website visitors should be able to easily research online at https://www.lodgeatbigsky.com/ regardless of device type or the need for assistive technology like a screen readers, font magnification, translation or voice recognition software.
To ensure this, The Lodge at Big Sky is committed to compliance with Level AA success criteria of the Website Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0), an international standard measure of accessibility success. Our website and digital marketing have been developed with careful consideration of these guidelines and is continuously being enhanced to make our technology more accessible and user-friendly.
We have tested our hotel's website to ensure that we meet or exceed Level AA of the WCAG 2.0 Standard.
If you have any questions or would like to report any issues related to the accessibility features of our hotel's website, please contact us at reservations@lodgeatbigsky.com
You can learn more about W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) HERE
Additionally, the entire site was tested using WAVE Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool, created by WebAIM.org, a third party authority in web accessibility. The site is tested periodically to ensure any added or edited content conforms with the latest accessibility guidelines, as reported by the WAVE tool.
Subsequent reports were run on: 09/05/2018; 09/15/2018; 09/22/2018; 10/01/2018; 10/29/2018; 11/01/2018

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Optimize the way you view your web browser. If you have difficulty in reading the The Lodge at Big Sky website on your screen, you may be able to change the settings on your browser to help you improve readability and visibility of each webpage:
Learn about the Accessibility features of these major Internet Browsers below:

Hotel Website Accessibility Features

This hotel website for The Lodge at Big Sky is designed to be fully accessible to all and is designed according to W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 and conforms to most priority checkpoints which entail some of the following elements:

Navigation Shortcuts

Our hotel's website can be navigated by using the tab key to traverse the elements of each page and by using the enter key to activate a highlighted link.

Structured, Semantic Markup

HTML heading tags are used to convey the document structure. Navigation menus are tagged as HTML maps so that the menu title can be read out, and the menu items are presented as a group. Please see our Site Map for easy navigation at: https://www.lodgeatbigsky.com/site-map.aspx

Images Visibility

All content images include descriptive ALT attributes and all purely decorative graphics include null ALT attributes.

Standards Compliance

The site is designed to conform to Level AA compliance as specified by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. All pages validate as XHTML 1.0 and use structured semantic markup.

Accessibility References

Accessibility Software and Services

The following tools and services are available for free to assist you with viewing and interacting with our website:
  • Click Here for HTML Validator, a free service for checking that web pages conform to published HTML standards.
  • Click Here for Web Page Backward Compatibility Viewer, a tool for viewing your web pages without a variety of modern browser features.
  • Click Here for Lynx, a free text-only web browser.
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