Ciclismo Classico Named Top Women-Led Business for 3rd Straight Year

Ciclismo Classico celebrated its 25th Anniversary in 2013 and was again named one of Boston’s top 100 woman-led businesses.

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Ciclismo Classico, founded by Lauren Hefferon in 1988, offers hundreds of adventure travel orientated bike tours to countries such as Italy, France, Spain, Ireland, and Switzerland.

It is an honor to be amidst such a variety of hard-working women of diverse backgrounds who are juggling busy lives while fulfilling their entrepreneurial dreams and passions.

Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 08, 2013

For the third straight year, the Boston Business Journal and the Commonwealth Institute have named Ciclismo Classico as one of Boston’s top 100 woman-led businesses. Ciclismo Classico, founded by Lauren Hefferon in 1988, offers authentic, unique and culturally-rich cycling vacations worldwide. It is one of the most respected boutique operators in the travel industry, garnering awards from Outside, Forbes, Bicycling Magazine and National Geographic Traveler, among others. Hefferon is considered a pioneer in the world of adventure travel and continues to expand her company’s offerings every year. For more information, visit http://www.ciclismoclassico.com/ or call 800-866-7314.

“It is an honor to be amidst such a variety of hard-working women of diverse backgrounds who are juggling busy lives while fulfilling their entrepreneurial dreams and passions,” said Hefferon.

Ciclismo Classico celebrated its 25th Anniversary in 2013 and Hefferon still drives all visionary aspects of the company, from itinerary design and tour leader training, to marketing and company strategy. She has been an adviser to the Adventure Travel World Summit, a panelist at the annual National Bike Summit Panel on Tourism, and founded the annual Ciclismo Classico Bike Travel Film Festival.

Under Hefferon’s guidance, Ciclismo Classico tours have been featured by an array of media outlets, ranging from USA Today and The Wall Street Journal, to CNN and The Travel Channel. Hefferon has been profiled by Entrepreneur and Inc. and is frequently quoted as an expert on adventure travel. Commuting everywhere by bike, she supports cycling causes, such as Rails to Trails, Bikes Belong, Pan Mass Challenge and Mass Bike.

About Ciclismo Classico:

Join a Ciclismo Classico tour and you'll soon find yourself “Pedaling your Passion," a uniquely ”Italian" approach to bicycle travel that embraces La Dolce Vita at every turn and invites you to find your very special passion on every tour. Whether it’s soaking in the scenery, learning to make pasta, taking hundreds of photos or learning about Renaissance architecture, you'll re-connect with your own passion with our special native guides who connect you to the culture and landscape like no one else can. At each culture stop, restaurant and lodging owners greet you like family and lavish you with magnificent food and wine. You’re immersed in the local culture and always with friends. Ciclismo Classico transforms a European cycling trip into an eye-opening, life-altering adventure you’ll never forget. Come ignite Your Passion and pedal with us!


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