The following research reports we sourced and are now available to you, your business or organization. We are always looking for new research on the impacts of cycle tourism in Canada. If you have any additional research you think should be posted here, or comments on any of the research, please let us know. We ask that if you use any of the information below it's source is correctly cited.
Western Canada Mountain Biking Tourism Association Find a number of studies using 2016 data with comparisons to 2006 research and looking at the growth in riders, visitor spending and economic impact of mountain biking in the North Shore Vancouver, Squamish, Whistler, and Pemberton plus the Sea to Sky Corridor overall.
Cycle Tourism in Quebec: Portrait of Customers (2014) Commissioned by Vélo Québec, this report highlights the amount cycle tourists spend in total and on average in Quebec. Also trip length, accommodation preferences and profile characteristics of cycle tourists in the province. The methodology included a survey of cyclists (Quebec residents and visitors alike) staying at Bienvenue cyclistes! facilities
Canadian Iconic Trails Study (2014) Summary of research completed with assistance from Ryerson University, examining 4 Canadian trails, with info on trail development, user demographics, marketing, tourism and economic benefits. Trails include: Cabot Trail, NS; Confederation Trail, PEI; Galloping Goose Trail, BC; La Véloroute des Bleuets, PQ.
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