In his blog post “Economic Impacts of Mountain Biking Tourism”, Lee Lau of Pinkbike.com has done an excellent job of synthesizing the economic impacts of developing mountain biking as a tourism attraction for our communities. Like cycling in general, mountain biking may be viewed primarily as a recreational activity, without much thought on how this phenomenon contributes to investment in supporting infrastructure and services, as well as some of the other less-tangible outcomes of mountain biking for communities.
Lee's blog post... http://www.pinkbike.com/u/leelau/blog/economic-impacts-of-mountain-biking-tourism.html?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=fb-like#commentform
- Left Coast Insights Tourism Development ConsultingPrincipal Consultant, 2008 - presentRay Freeman is a Principal Consultant with Left Coast Insights – Tourism Development Consulting and an Associate Faculty member in the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management at Royal Roads University. Ray is a member of the Board of Directors of Tourism Victoria.
- Royal Roads UniversityMaster of Arts in Tourism Management, 2008 - 2011Master of Arts in Tourism Management from Royal Roads University http://www.royalroads.ca/prospective-students/master-arts-tourism-management Graduate Certificates/Modules included in MA program: Sustainable Tourism Management, Destination Development, and Tourism Leadership
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