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How and why would you want to engage with Cycle Tours Global?


Cycle Tours Global (CTG) is first and foremost a resource for tourists who want to cycle and cyclists who want to tour. Would you want your tours listed, shown and promoted directly and only to people who want your information?

Our mission is to promote cycle tourism as an environmentally, ethically and economically sustainable industry. We make as many options as possible, freely and easily available to the increasing number of people who visit our website every month - and so encourage and tempt people to holiday the right way (i.e. on a bike!).

The website is free for all users - cyclists and tour operators. Before you register, have a look for your tours - we may have already profiled them! In which case you can claim the account (using the green button on the right side of the tour profile page) to manage the listings yourself.

Register As a Tour Company

 

Why we engage with tour operators

  • To get your support or endorsement
  • To keep tour information as up-to-date and compelling as possible
  • To get great images to support the listings
  • To earn revenue to support the site

Why Tour Operators engage with us

  • Preferential display in search results as the order is determined by the date of your most recent update
  • No sales or lead generation commission or payment
  • Free to use the website
  • Activate message or lead button from each listing
  • Statistics on each listings - views, clicks and messages
  • Download own listing information


How the search result order is determined* - the "algorithm"

  1. Premium listings (most recent tour operator update/verification** first)
  2. Free listings (most recent tour operator update first)
  3. Other listings never verified** or updated by the tour operator (most recent CTG update first)

How to make the most of a free (or Premium) listing

  • Revisit and update or verify** the listing regularly (this is how the search result order is determined)
  • Add a great image
  • Make your tour title and content compelling
  • Enter data in the fields used by the search engine where relevant
  • Encourgage past participants to post a review

what are the advantages and cost of premium upgrades

  • Listing displayed in search results above free listings
  • Featured listing on the home page of cycletoursglobal.com (in rotation)
  • Upload more images (up to 10) plus a video link
  • Included in newsletters and other Cycle Tours Global marketing
  • Easy to do from Edit My Tours menu item on your dashboard
  • Low cost (login to pay in your preferred currency EUR, GBP, AUD, CAD, NZD or USD)
Upgrade Period ➤  90 days 180 days 365 days
USD $19.00 $32.00 $54.00
P/Mth $6.42 $5.41 $4.50
Buy a Credit Pack to further reduce the cost
  • Preload your account to receive free additional credit (20-40%)
  • Ideal for 2 or more listing upgrades as there's only one financial transaction
  • Just go to Buy Credit on your dashboard after you log in


How often does CTG update tour listings

Constantly! The schedule is determined by the following preferences (contingent on previous update dates):

  1. Premium listings (current)
  2. Premium listings (expired)
  3. Free listings by registered tour operators
  4. Other free listings
So why should you bother updating your own listings?
  • The order of results is determined by the date of update/verification** by tour operator only (not by CTG)
  • Your updates can be timely, not just when best fits the CTG schedule
  • Tours will be flagged as updated by you for greater clout


how to keep up with what we're doing at ctg


For more information please contact us.
* In order to show users the best and most current information first.
** To verify just click the submit button rather than (or as well as) editing tour details.

 

 

WHEN YOU'VE FOUND THAT PERFECT TOUR, LOOK FOR THE PERFECT FLIGHT TO GET YOU THERE!


WHEN YOU'VE FOUND THAT PERFECT TOUR, LOOK FOR THE PERFECT FLIGHT TO GET YOU THERE!