Touring le Yorkshire

The Grand Depart will take place in July 2014 Credit: Press Association

Organisers of Le Grand Depart, the Yorkshire leg of the Tour de France, are meeting with tourism bosses at a conference in Leeds today to discuss plans for promoting the region over the next 12 months.

The official entry of the "caravane publicitaire" will also be unveiled. This is the decorated vehicle, which precedes the race.