News & Articles - Quebec City

  • Rich heritage, dynamic cuisine: Québec City’s must-see culinary scene

    Every city has its specialties. Every region has a flavour. Discovering what makes a destination’s culinary scene unique can go a long way toward making any event pop. And in the case of Québec City, there is plenty to discover. “Québec City is a North American city with a rich European culinary heritage,” says Chef Jean-Pierre Cloutier, who serves foodies from around the world from the kitchen at the Québec City Convention Centre. “Chefs here are deeply inspired by a rich…

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  • Embracing the “new” in Québec City

    The promise of new sights, surroundings, and adventures can be a powerful draw for event invitees. This is especially true in Québec City where a mix of historic ambiance and fresh experiences continues to draw tourists and event planners from across the globe. Québec City’s most recent draws include several new venues throughout the city. The Voltigeurs de Québec Armoury, for example, offers a blend of cutting-edge amenities and vintage atmosphere, and hosts large-scale functions of up to 1,300 guests. Originally…

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  • WestJet adds two limited-edition summer routes

    London, ON/Vancouver and Quebec City/Calgary WestJet has announced two non-stop routes offering Canadian travellers even greater choices for connectivity and convenience this summer. Starting June 29, WestJet will begin service between London, Ontario and Vancouver and between Quebec City and Calgary. WestJet’s limited-edition flights will be offered only during the peak summer travel season. “WestJet is looking forward to providing London and Quebec City with improved connectivity into the broader WestJet network through Vancouver and Calgary respectively this summer,” said Brian Znotins,…

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  • Québec City Ranks 3rd Among Canadian Sports Destinations

    Québec City has scored high on a Canada-wide list of sporting destinations. This March, the Canadian Sports Tourism Alliance (CSTA) launched its inaugural Global Sports Impact (GSI) Canada Index, listing the capital city as the third-most active and popular destination for national and international sporting activities. “This recognition is amazing for Québec City,” says Pierre-Michel Bouchard, CEO of Québec City Business Destination. “It confirms our expertise and know-how to organize and hold sports events.” Québec City is certainly no stranger to hosting…

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  • In With the Old. In With the New.

    Saying Québec City has aged well would be an understatement. For four centuries and counting, the Québec capital has enjoyed a never-ending Renaissance that has made it one of Canada’s top cultural hotspots and a popular destination for tourists and event planners alike. “Québec City is so easy to sell,” says Fernand Gervais, Dean of the Faculty of Education at Université Laval, “It’s a promotional tool unto itself. It is a quintessential European city in the heart of North America.”…

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  • Europe is more accessible than ever with Air Transat – New domestic flights will offer travellers greater flexibility

    Air Transat will be adding new domestic flights this summer, making Europe that much more accessible to travellers from Calgary, Vancouver and Quebec City. In fact, they will now have access to more than 10 new European destinations, thanks to Air Transat’s connecting flights via Montreal and Toronto. “For more than 30 years, Air Transat has been the preferred holiday travel airline for Canadians flying to Europe,” says Annick Guérard, Chief Operating Officer at Transat. “Our domestic flights are very popular with travellers, as…

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  • Life sciences generate four conferences for Québec City

    The life sciences industry is booming in the Québec City area and features prominently in the economy. The city is an innovation hub brimming with expertise and development potential thanks to its key players, research centres, businesses, and investment. This vitality is also reflected in the growing number of Canadian, American, and international organizations in this field choosing Québec City and the Québec City Convention Centre for their events. Plus, more than 30 per cent of events held at the…

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