Bike Friendly Business Program

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Bicycle-related tourism contributes $400 million to Oregon's economy. Travel Oregon's statewide Bike Friendly Business program is the first of its kind in the nation, and is geared to help your business reach out to this quickly-growing segment of our tourism economy.

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Bike Friendly Business Program

  1. 1. 35 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 Hiking Car, backyard & RV camping Road biking, mt biking & BMX Freshwater, saltwater & fly fishing Running, jogging & trail running 43 million 42.5 million 34.5 million 51.5 million 46.2 million
  2. 2. 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 Hiking Freshwater, saltwater & fly fishing Birdwatching Road biking, mt biking & BMX Running, jogging & trail running # of average outings / year 56 average outings / cyclist = 2.4 billion outings / year
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  9. 9. • Founded in 1955 in Baker City, OR • Oxford Suites concept developed in 1988 • Oxford Inns, Suites & Hotels has expanded to 14 different cities throughout Idaho, Washington, Oregon and California • Expansion Plans Include: – Bellingham, WA 2015
  10. 10. • Why implement a HOTEL bike program? • Bikes attract active guests looking for new experiences. • Bikes are an inexpensive alternative to renting cars or taking cabs in most cities • Guests love them because they are a quick and easy mode of transportation. • Bikes are a great way for guests to get out and explore everything your surrounding area has to offer. Enhances the guests experience greatly. • The cost of implementing a loaner bike program is relatively low. • Implementing a bike program is another way to promote your property as a “healthy hotel” and/or “environmentally friendly.” • - See more at: http://hotelmag/blog Sherri Scheck-Merrill VP Amenity Services Inc. April 11th • Success Stories: • Fairmont Hotels. With just a few exceptions most Fairmont properties feature BMW bikes for their guests complimentary use. • At Kimpton Hotels guests can enjoy custom-designed bikes on a first-come-first-serve basis
  11. 11. Partner with Several Downtown Bike shops and businesses including: Cycle Pub. Offering fun active activities for hotel guests.
  12. 12. Daily selection of our four course lunch, delivered to your table in 10 minutes for $10. Located in the lower level of the OXFORD hotel, 10below Restaurant and Lounge offers an eclectic array of healthy, locally sourced organic fare.
  13. 13. Why Become Bike Friendly?
  14. 14. Kids love it
  15. 15. Adults love biking
  16. 16. It’s a year round activity
  17. 17. Bike Friendly Oregon Governors Conference Sun River April 28, 2014
  18. 18. Scott Bricker & Dan Kaufman
  19. 19. Jonathan Maus & Dan Morgan
  20. 20. Kristin Dahl The Coach and The Cheerleader
  21. 21. Paved to Gravel
  22. 22. Casual Meeting Space to Conference Room
  23. 23. Transportation to Lodging
  24. 24. Food Service to Support
  25. 25. Routes to Entertainment
  26. 26. We Call This Hospitality With out Hospitality we have nothing
  27. 27. www.TreoBikeTours.com Phil and Kathy Carlson 55600 Hardman Ridge Road Heppner, Oregon 97836
  28. 28. Welcoming Guests since 2010
  29. 29. 1955 - Present
  30. 30. Breakfast
  31. 31. Long distance touring cyclists
  32. 32. cycling routes
  33. 33. Secure storage Wifi Water Lodging Bike Friendly Amenities
  34. 34. By referral & Google Arriving by bike or with bike(s) Weather dependent? March-October Why / How / When?
  35. 35. Auderheide - Scenic Bike way
  36. 36. GOATS - Trail Development & Advocacy Willamette Mountain Mercantile - Bike Shop City of Oakridge, UBRA, Lane County, CofC Community-wide Partners
  37. 37. Infrastructure development Connections with Cottage Grove Gravel Rides Disseminate Economic Impact Future Plans

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