Go for eco-tourism: Arcis Clean Energy, Puducherry Tourism launch e-bike tours with B: Live
Arcis Clean Energy (ACE), a clean-tech start-up that has pioneered India’s First EV Tourism Initiative- B: Live, offers an eco-friendly way of exploring a destination on smart e-Bikes combined with an immersive tour experience.
Sustainability being its key focus, Puducherry Tourism supports and encourages eco-tourism enterprises which promote the rich cultural heritage of Puducherry without adding any stress to the environment.
The e-Bike tours by B: Live will help showcase the best of modern heritage and spiritual culture of the city through curated experiences driven by the locals. The electric cycle mode will allow the tourists and the locals to explore the hidden gems of the city without adding any carbon footprint.
Talking about the launch, Malladi Krishna Rao, the honourable Tourism Minister of Puducherry, said, “We are happy to announce the launch of e-Bike tour services in the city in association with B: Live. The e-Bike tours will provide an immersive experience to the tourists, allowing them to explore the heritage and rich culture of Puducherry in an eco-friendly way. Sustainability is our biggest priority and through the B: Live e-Bike tours, we aim to encourage people to adopt eco-friendly tourism initiatives.”
During the e-bike tour launch, A Anbalagan, MLA, P Parthiban, IAS, Secretary to Govt. (Tourism) and L Mohamed Mansoor, Director of Tourism were present.
Adding to this, Samarth Kholkar, CEO & Co-Founder and Sandeep Mukherjee, COO & Co-Founder, Arcis Clean Energy said, “We are proud to partner with the Puducherry Tourism and are grateful for all the support extended. The quaint colonial heritage buildings, the spiritual sceneries and the endless stretches of unspoilt virgin beaches make Puducherry one of the choicest holiday destinations in India."
He continued, "The e-Bike tours by B: Live will offer customised tour experiences showcasing the best of art, culture and cuisine of Puducherry. Our endeavour is to promote eco-friendly and sustainable tourism in India and this initiative will prove to be a model for other states to follow."
Arcis Clean Energy brings together leading technology, EV infrastructure, and immersive consumers
experience under one brand called B: Live. It offers curated guided tours on eco-friendly electric bikes showcasing the culture, history and beauty of a destination.
The B: Live electric bikes are effortless to ride with throttle and pedal assist and offers zero carbon tourism in India. The B: Live platform allows guests to seamlessly book tours using digital currency. A web app provides real-time tour related info to the riders.