Category Archives: Cycle Tourism

Updates about Tourism initiative.

More Rail Trails in the Okanagan?

A magnificent Rail Trail opportunity may be alive in the Okanagan. With the bankruptcy of the Kelowna Pacific Railway it appears that there is no longer the economic viability to maintain a commercial rail line between Kelowna and Vernon. If that turns out to be the case then the Okanagan Rail Trail Society hopes to [...]

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Links to the Presentations at the CycloTouringBC 2013 Workshop

The BCCC is undertaking an initiative to encourage growth of cycle touring in the province in order to provide significant contributions to the local economies of cities, towns, and villages. As part of this sector initiative, a CycloTouringBC Workshop was held on Oct. 27, 2013-10-27 at the Accent Inns in Burnaby. The themes for the [...]

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Announcing a New Blog for the BCCC’s CycloTouringBC Program

As part of development of a cyclotouring program for BC, there is a need for a social place for cyclotourists where cyclists can seek information; look at maps; ask questions and get responses; leave comments and rate routes, accommodations, and services; relate and share their cyclotouring experiences; and so on. This blog (http://www.cyclotouringbc.com/wordpress) will evolve [...]

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Invitation to CycloTouringBC 2013 Workshop

A workshop that will be held as part of the BCCC Conference (October 25 to 27): On October 27, from 8:30 am to 11:30 am Session 1: Opportunity and Vision for a BC CycloTouring Program (8:30 am to 10:00 am) Session 2: Shaping the CycloTouring Program (10:00 am to 11:30 pm) Location: Accent Inn, 3777 [...]

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PRESS RELEASE – Millions in Tourism Dollars Brought in By Bike

Studies Highlight Economic Value of Bicycle Tourism in British Columbia  Vancouver, BC - Research shows that cycling tourism is gaining traction as a vacation option for adventure-seeking and recreation-oriented adults. Recent studies commissioned by Travel Oregon and Vélo Québec demonstrate that cycle-tourists represent a new and untapped revenue stream that could bring hundreds of millions of new [...]

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Lead a Cycle Tour this Summer!

Interested in leading a bike tour with your cycling buddies? Is there a tour you are longing to take, but would like others to share the experience with you? Here is your chance! The BC Cycling Coalition is interested in coordinating and publicizing BC based tours led by coalition members for other members. This new [...]

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Improving and Enhancing Cycling & Pedestrian Services on BC Ferries

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and BC Ferries Corporation (BCFC) are asking ferry users to provide feedback on how to make the service relevant, affordable and sustainable in the years to come. After years of building ferries suited to automotive traffic, BCFC is considering how cyclists, pedestrians and transit will fit in its modal mix. [...]

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