Creating a Community of Bike Tour Operators with Fat Tire Bike Tours (154)
On Today's Tourpreneur Podcast - an OTA just for bike tours?
Our guests reveal what inspired the company to start the project and share what they learned about the bike tour industry during COVID-19.
They highlight Fat Tire Tours’ strategies for helping bike tour operators grow within the community.
They describe the company’s history and explain how they plan to market bike tours globally. They also discuss the core pillars of their project and underscore the importance of collaboration over competition.
Our guests are grilled by Bike Tour Operator and regular contributor to Tourpreneur., Emilie Pelletier.
This week on Tourpreneur, the Tour Operator Podcast:
More about today’s guests -
Sadie Sumner is the Director of Project Management at Fat Tire Tours. She joined the company in 2008 as a tour guide following her graduation from Messiah College with a bachelor’s degree in Politics/French. Today, Sadie manages all operations and contributes to senior management across all locations.
- Sadie Sumner on LinkedIn
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Preston Plachy is the Director of European Operations at Fat Tire Tours. He graduated with a degree in Communication Studies from the University of Texas at Austin and joined the company in 2012. Before joining Fat Tire Tours as a guide in 2012.
- Preston Plachy on LinkedIn
- Email: email@example.com
Emilie Pelletier is a certified Quebec tourist guide and founder of Quebec Fat Bike. She is a young entrepreneur who began her career in Quebec’s bicycle tourism industry with Cyclo Services. A passionate creator of cycling experiences, Emilie has been facilitating unique and authentic cycling activities in the Quebec City region since December 2020.