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    Montréal is Third Best City in the World

      Montréal is the third-best city to visit in the world according to the new Lonely Planet guide, which celebrates the world’s top 50 destinations on the planet for 2024. “Lonely Planet is one of the most prestigious and recognized authorities in tourism worldwide. Being among the world’s ten best cities of this special 50th anniversary edition is a real crowning achievement for Montréal, which speaks to the city’s truly distinctive appeal for visitors from around the world ,” says…

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    Warwick Le Crystal Opens in Montréal

      The iconic Warwick Hotels & Resorts (WHR) opened their first property in Canada with Warwick Le Crystal – Montréal, in the midst of the city’s economic and cultural centre. Warwick Le Crystal – Montréal features 131 rooms and suites and follows WHR’s core strategy, namely, having hotels located in the centre of commercial, cultural and gastronomic activities of international gateway cities. Each hotel in the Warwick Collection reflects the spirit of the origins in the locale it inhabits, originality…

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    Porter Airlines Partners with MAM

      Porter Airlines is partnering with Macquarie Asset Management (MAM) to support development of the new passenger terminal at Montréal Saint-Hubert Airport (YHU). Construction PCL (PCL) has also been selected as the general contractor for the passenger terminal. Work will commence in August, with a scheduled completion by mid-2025. The passenger terminal is designed to be 21,000 sq.m. (225,000 sq.ft.) with nine bridged aircraft gates, and an overall modern design aesthetic. There will be lounge-style seating for all passengers and…

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    Montreal Remains Top Event Host

      Montreal continues to hold the top spot in hosting international association events in the Americas. For the sixth consecutive year, the International Meetings Statistics Report published by the Union of International Associations (UIA) has named Montreal one of the world’s leading business destinations. This prestigious honour, which Montreal has won 11 times in the last 12 years, acknowledges Montreal’s position as a preferred destination for world-class conventions, conferences and association events. With 90 events of the kind held in Montreal by 2022,…

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    Tribute Opens First Montreal Hotel

      HONEYROSE Hotel, Montreal, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, is the brand’s first property to open in the city’s Le Quartier des Spectacles. The property features vintage, art deco-inspired design that evokes an earlier era. The photogenic hotel tapped a trifecta of Canadian partners to realize its design vision. Architex Group designed the building with large bay windows to bring in as much natural light as possible; the architecture and interior design of the rooms, suites, and corridors on each floor…

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    Montreal Earns Best Airport Staff

      Montréal-Trudeau International Airport (YUL) has been recognized at the 2023 Skytrax World Airport Awards, winning first place in the Best Airport Staff Service category in North America. “With a strong recovery in aviation activity in 2022 creating many challenges for our industry, I am very proud that the excellent work of our airport community employees has been recognized. YUL has distinguished itself for many years by the way it welcomes people and for its commitment to championing the passenger…

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    Montréal Sees Strong Event Activity

      The Palais des congrès de Montréal made a major recovery in 2022 with 280 events being held at the centre, and more than 450 hosted city-wide. Between January 1 and December 31, 2022, the Palais welcomed more than 500,000 visitors and delegates to its spaces. Tourisme Montréal estimates the economic impact of business tourism to have been nearly 270 million dollars for the island of Montréal. “2022 marked the reboot that our industry had been so eagerly awaiting. Throughout the year, the Palais…

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    Montréal Is Ranked Top Host City Again

      The International Congress and Convention Association’s (ICCA) 2022 report once again ranked Montréal as the top host city in the Americas for international conferences and events. This is the sixth consecutive year that Montreal has earned this honour. The city also took top honours in the ranking of estimated number of participants in the Americas, a first. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, there were no ICCA rankings for the year of 2020. Exceptionally for the 2021 rankings, ICCA took…

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    Montreal To Host 2023 Virtuoso Event

      Montréal and its partners are set to host the Virtuoso Symposium, organized by the industry’s leading luxury travel network, from May 15 to 21, 2023. This event brings together more than 400 local and international delegates annually for four days to meet and discuss the sector, while discovering the host destination. “Our destination is a natural choice thanks to its diversified offer of luxurious and authentic experiences, its rich cultural scene, its renowned gastronomy, its world-class facilities and its…

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    Montreal Ranked Top International Event Host

      Montreal is the top-ranked city in the Americas for the number of international events hosted in 2020, according to the International Meetings Statistics Report. This is the fourth consecutive year the city has claimed first place in the report released by the Union of International Associations. The city welcomed 41 international events in 2020, outpacing other cities like Washington, New York and Chicago. Québec’s largest city dominates the Canadian market. Its closest rivals, Ottawa and Toronto, each hosted seven events, while Vancouver hosted six. In addition,…

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