Webinar: Ontario By Bike & Cycle Tourism Development in Northwest Ontario

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Join us for a free webinar hosted by Ontario By Bike to learn more about cycle tourism and how to welcome cyclists in Northwest Ontario.

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As part of our program expansion into Northwest Ontario, we are excited to invite you to a webinar session to learn more about the Ontario By Bike program and the cycle tourism market in Northwest Ontario, Kenora and Rainy River Districts. Learn about the opportunities to tap into the growing market of cycle tourism in Ontario and how cyclists can find your location by participating as a certified bicycle friendly location with the Ontario By Bike Network.

Participants will be learning about:

  • How welcoming cyclists can be good for businesses
  • Who are cycle tourists and what do they want
  • New local and regional cycle touring routes, services and events
  • Opportunities to better access the cycle tourism market
  • How to become a certified bicycle friendly business
  • Local and provincial marketing and promotions
  • Networking opportunities

Who Should Participate in the workshop?

  • Local tourism stakeholders, organizations and contacts who are interested in tapping into the growing market of cycle tourism
  • Staff, managers, owners of tourism businesses and locations interested in becoming certified as bicycle friendly
  • This workshop is open to all participants across the northwest / RTO13c, but will be focused towards Kenora and Rainy River Districts.

About the workshop

  • Free and easy to participate
  • Access link to virtual workshop webinar will be provided in advance. Optional call-in method will be available
  • The webinar is scheduled for approximately 60 minutes

Ontario By Bike Network Participation:

The Ontario By Bike Network develops and promotes cycle tourism in Ontario and administers a bicycle-friendly certification program that is open to accommodators, food service providers, destination attractions and other cycling-related businesses, organizations and individuals interested in cycle tourism. The following requirements must be met to participate in the network.

  • Meet the minimum requirements as set out in the Ontario By Bike Network industry standards and criteria checklist
  • Complete registration information will be shared during webinar and can also be found on-line

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Destination Northern Ontario

Ontario By Bike / Transportation Options

In partnership with: City of Kenora, Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls


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Coordinated by Transportation Options and with the help of local area partners, Ontario By Bike was initially developed in the Niagara region in 2008. Following an enthusiastic reception and extensive market research, the Ontario By Bike Network (formerly the Welcome Cyclists Network) was launched in 2010 and is currently active in 39 regions across Ontario.

The network certifies businesses as bicycle-friendly and promotes cycling in destinations around Ontario. To view cycling information and businesses already participating visit Ontario By Bike's Great Places to Cycle 

There are now over 1,500 Ontario By Bike participating locations.

For more information on the Ontario By Bike Network, visit www.OntarioByBike.ca

Transportation Options is a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering sustainable mobility and tourism solutions across Ontario. For more information, visit www.transportationoptions.org

Other successful Transportation Options projects include the Bike Train Initiative and Parkbus. For more information, visit www.biketrain.ca and www.parkbus.ca

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Cet atelier est coordonné par Transportation Options avec l’aide des partenaires locaux. Les premiers ateliers 'Ontario By Bike' Workshops ont été conçus et présentés dans la région de Niagara en 2008. Ces ateliers ont reçu un accueil enthousiaste; après une solide étude de marché, le réseau l’Ontario à vélo (anciennement le Welcome Cyclists Network) a été lancé en 2010; il est actuellement actif dans 39 régions de l’Ontario.

Pour avoir accès à de l’information sur le cyclisme et savoir quelles sont les entreprises participantes, visitez L’Ontario en vélo.

Il y a maintenant plus de 1,500 entreprises Ontario à vélo qui participent au programme.

Pour de plus amples renseignements sur le réseau L’Ontario à vélo, visitez www.OntarioByBike.ca

Transportation Options est un organisme sans but lucratif qui fait la promotion de modes de transport et de solutions touristiques durables en Ontario. Pour de plus amples renseignements, visitez www.transportationoptions.org

D’autres projets de Transportation Options connaissent un grand succès comme les projets Bike Train et Parkbus. Pour de plus amples renseignements, visitez www.biketrain.ca et www.parkbus.ca

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