JCM @ 16:49

Qua, 10/03/10

The Commission will organise three regional, awareness-raising Workshops for the ''Iron Curtain Trail'' - a Future EuroVelo Cycling Route. Each workshop will gather a maximum of 150 participants from local, regional and national tourism authorities and other interested stakeholders as well as journalists and media representatives from EU Member States and Candidate Countries.

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JCM @ 17:46

Sex, 16/10/09

'In the past seven years, tourism figures have fallen by 80,000. Since the year 2000, the numbers of tourists visiting for cycling holidays here has fallen dramatically from 130,000 to 50,000. 

Bad road signage and dangerous cycling conditions caused by cars travelling at higher speeds on Irish roads are being blamed for the decline'.

(more information)




JCM @ 17:40

Sex, 16/10/09

'A mass bicycle hire scheme, said to be the largest of its kind in the UK, has been officially launched in Blackpool'.

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JCM @ 17:29

Sex, 16/10/09

‘The state's first designated bikeway, the 130-mile Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway between Champoeg and Eugene, has had some new route tweaks and is now mostly marked on the ground, just in time for the busy riding season.

A project by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, the Oregon Department of Transportation, Cycle Oregon and local communities, the bikeway will be promoted by tourism agencies through a four-part, Web-based map to help cyclists navigate the valley.

Additional bikeways are in the planning stages around the state, with a recent $50,000 grant from Cycle Oregon helping out. And, Travel Oregon will launch its "everything bikes" Web resource guide in May at traveloregon.com/bike.

Next on Oregon tourism's green agenda: completion of the Central Cascades Geotourism Initiative, a partnership with the National Geographic Society and local tourism groups along the spine of the Cascades, from Washington's Mount Rainier to Oregon's Crater Lake.

"This project is about developing sustainable tourism infrastructure and leaving a light footprint," said Travel Oregon's Dahl.

Through community workshops and tourism industry recommendations, a map guide and Web site (thecentralcascades.com) is under development, with completion expected this fall.

"The project will identify features in our region that make us unique in the world," Dahl said. "It will help locals understand their sense of place and identify ecological values they want to maintain. Visitors will learn about sustainable travel options in a designated geographical region."'

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JCM @ 16:48

Sex, 16/10/09

'The Israeli government will invest NIS 20m over the next two years in promoting the cycling tourism industry' (more information)




JCM @ 12:35

Sex, 16/10/09

O tema do turismo ciclável está a merecer uma crescente atenção. 

Na mesma semana em que Portugal organiza a sua 1.ª conferência sobre 'O Lazer e o Turismo Ciclável', a Austrália promove a sua conferência anual sobre o tema (Australian Cycle Tourism Conference Program – 9Nov.).

Para além destes eventos, no início da mês de Outubro organizou-se, próximo de Girona, o 'Congrés de Cicloturisme Costa Brava' (programa) e no início do presente ano o Canadá realizou o 'Ontario Cycle Tourism Forum'.

 

 

 




JCM @ 11:40

Sex, 09/10/09

Conference ‘Cycling Leisure and Tourism in Portugal

6th November, University of Aveiro, Portugal

 

Conference Registration is now open. 

The conference will be held in Portuguese (and a small part in English), but will have translation.

Theres's also a call for Posters! 

Hope to see you in Aveiro...



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