Tools and Resources
Tourism Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows have accumulated a library of tools and resources that highlight our community in the marketplace. We encourage our tourism members to familiarize with the available resources and use them in your own marketing and promotional campaigns.
Marketing Opportunities Guide 2012
The District of Maple Ridge and the City of Pitt Meadows have mandated an effort to bring attention to the tourism sector and enhance the success of existing marketing programs like the Circle farm Tour and Scenic 7. With the success of these programs, we have created additional resources to assist in marketing our tourism providers to attract more visitors to Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows with programs such as brochure racking, website advertising and much more. Please see our information on Marketing Opportunities. Marketing Opportunities 2012
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Tourism Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows can assist a variety of media with editorial or photographic needs. Our office is dedicated to arranging individualized itineraries as well as customized group press trips. We offer support to qualified journalists on assignment by assisting with press trips and research.
Is your business Market Ready?
Tourism BC, in partnership with the tourism industry, developed a set of market ready standards to assist B.C.’s tourism industry remain competitive with other national and international tourism destinations. Tourism BC promotes the province’s great tourism experiences to visitors from around the world and works to attract visitors to your business. It is important that the businesses the organization presents to the world operate to standards that match visitor expectations.
Market Ready Standards
Tourism BC Resources for Industry
Tourism BC has a number of resources available to assist tourism operators, communities and sectors in growing and developing their businesses. Explore the collection of tools by following this link to the Tourism Industry Resource area of the Tourism BC website.
Hello BC Listings Program
The HelloBC® Listings Program connects consumers to tourism products they may want to experience while visiting BC.
Tourism businesses, including Activities, Attractions, Golf, Ski, Transportation, Events and Accommodations can purchase a listing on HelloBC.com which includes its network of international websites for the UK, Germany, Australia, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea and our French-language website. Accommodation properties that are inspected and approved can also purchase a listing in the Approved Accommodations Guide.
Tourism BC’s HelloBC® Listings Program provides tourism businesses with exposure to millions of consumers whom they might not otherwise reach. This includes exposure to over 9 million visitors to the HelloBC.com worldwide website network, Tourism BC’s call centre and over 100 Visitor Centres.
More information and the form to enroll in the HelloBC® Listings Program.
Circle Farm Tour 2012
We are pleased to be presenting the 2012 Circle Farm Tour 2012 for Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows. Details on the program can be found here: Circle Farm Tour 2012
Tourism Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows would like to announce its decision to work with Visitors Choice to produce the official 2011 Visitors Guide for Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows.
This will be the only officially recognized guide that will be distributed throughout the province to the Visitor Centre Network, plus accommodations, attractions, and strategic locations throughout the lower mainland. This guide will be the key fulfillment piece for all visitor inquiries.
The Visitors’ Choice Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows edition will promote content that is totally driven by our vision and will be filled with information on a variety of our local attractions but with a particular focus on outdoor adventure, agri-tourism, and arts.
It will highlight all the positive aspects of Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows including our rich history, our rivers and lakes and the abundance of recreational opportunities our region offers.
Tourism Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows has partnered with Visitors’ Choice because they are a trusted source for visitors in British Columbia. The print and page commitment they have made to us, combined with their brand equity and excellent distribution methods is what drove our decision to work with them to produce the Official Community Guide.
The decision to work with Visitors Choice has the support of the District of Maple Ridge Economic Development Initiatives, and the Pitt Meadows Economic Development Corporation.
We would like all our stakeholders to support this publication by advertising your business in the 2012 edition. Sales have commenced and the Territory Account Manager is Katharine Wilson, 604-346-9777, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We appreciate your support of this important endeavor and value your contributions to our region.
Job Creation Partnership
Tourism Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows is proud to be part of the British Columbia Provincial Job Creation Partnership, a program of the Ministry of Housing and Social Development.
The Job Creation Partnerships is an employment program that supports projects that provide eligible individuals with meaningful work experience to help them obtain on-going employment. Projects benefit the participant, community and the local economy, with the primary focus on helping the participant.
Funded in whole or in part by the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia.