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Bike to work week 2014

Monday, May 26th, 2014

Accent Inns, BC’s Bike Friendly Hotel chain, is proud to support Bike to Work Week all across BC.

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Check out the local activities going on in your community and if you’re in Victoria, Kelowna or Vancouver (HUB) watch for Accent Inn prizes and participation.

Enjoy your ride!

 

Video credit: Dave Krentz Principal Drivers of Change & Green Passport
Check out Green Passport’s blog at www.gettingtheregreen.blogspot.ca

 

 

 

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President & CEO says, biking to meetings is easy!

Friday, May 18th, 2012

Accent Inns President makes it look easy

Bike to Work Week is coming up and I often get asked the question, “How do you bike to work when you’re a business person? I don’t have a shower at work and I have appointments that I need my car for. I just can’t do it”.

Of course you can! First off, why on earth do you need your car for appointments?  I ride my bike to meetings and I swear I get there at least 10 minutes before everyone else because I didn’t have to find parking, fiddle with the meter, and then hoof it to the appointment.  The door to door advantage of a bike is huge, not to mention bypassing all the traffic. (more…)

 

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Strap on that helmet: Accent Inns now a true, bike friendly hotel

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

May 18, 2011, Victoria, BC

Mandy Farmer President & CEO

A new program by the BC family owned and operated hotel chain Accent Inns is going to make travelling with your bicycle a whole lot easier.

The program, called “Bike Love,” rolls out May 20, 2011 at all five Accent Inns’ hotel locations and is aimed at bike lovers who enjoy travelling with their two-wheeled friends.

“Vacationing and competitive cyclists – both amateur and pro – already know all too well how tough it can be to find bike-friendly accommodations,” said Mandy Farmer, CEO of Accent Inns. “As an cycling enthusiast and mountain bike lover myself, I figured the time was now to introduce a bike-friendly program to the BC hotel marketplace – one that went above-and-beyond the standard ‘leave your bike chained to the rack outside,’ deal.” (more…)

 

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