Since the creation of the Greater Niagara Circle Route and the development of Niagara Region’s Transportation Strategy in 2002, cycling has become a “top of mind” means of sustainable, active transportation in Niagara and part of promoting a healthy lifestyle for all its residents.
This interest provides Niagara’s tourism sector with an opportunity to diversify its vast product offering once again, and attract prospective new travellers to Niagara. Through the promotion of a growing network of routes/trails, private operators specializing in cycling products and services, cycling clubs, associations, bike-friendly accommodations, restaurants and attractions, Niagara is primed to become a hotspot for cycling tourism in Canada.
This report identifies cycling tourism stakeholder groups and the role(s) of each group, offers a directory of active cycling tourism-related operators identifies existing gaps and offers recommendations for further development of cycling tourism in Niagara.
Published By: Tourism Partnership of Niagara
Publication Date: February 2016