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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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    New Directories Support Sustainability

      Tourisme Montréal has launched two directories designed to help corporate event organizers and delegates looking to make a positive social and environmental impact in the city. The first directory lists a variety of donation opportunities in addition to recycling and reuse options to offset an event footprint, and the second offers an array of volunteer activities available in the Montréal community. According to Yves Lalumière, president and CEO of Tourisme Montréal, these tools meet a need expressed by visiting…

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    Aquarium de Montréal Opens in 2024

      Montreal-based Ecorecreo Group announced that it will be leading the development and operation of the future Aquarium de Montréal, scheduled to open in 2024. Located within Montreal’s Midtown, the future Aquarium de Montréal will lead by innovation, combining spectacular habitats and unique immersive experiences for guests of all ages and abilities. “Our vision of the Aquarium de Montréal is to create an unforgettable journey that celebrates healthy marine and freshwater environments, while also highlighting uncompromised animal care and the…

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    Canadian City to Host Global Convention for Young Leaders

    Montreal has been named the host city for the 2024 One Young World Summit. The announcement, made March 31, bodes well for the future of the city’s convention industry. The event is expected to generate an estimated $4.4 million in tourism revenues along with 7,000 hotel room nights. “The One Young World Summit coming to the Palais is evidence that despite the impacts of the pandemic, Montreal remains a highly attractive host city for major events,” says Luc Charbonneau, director of…

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  • Tourisme Montréal and Niantic announce Pokémon GO Safari Zone in Montreal

    Press Release Tourisme Montréal and Niantic, creators of the hit mobile AR game Pokémon GO, announced that Pokémon GO Safari Zone, the next massive real-world event for the game, will be hosted at Montreal’s Parc Jean-Drapeau between September 20 and 22, 2019. The real-world event, will bring tens of thousands of Pokémon GO Trainers from all over the world to Montreal. The Pokémon GO Safari Zone represents an economic spin-off of several million dollars for Montréal and will generate demand…

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  • Great food, safety and a friendly welcome cited as Montreal’s strengths

    Press Release According to an Ipsos survey conducted for Tourisme Montréal, 95 per cent of leisure and business travellers who stayed in Montreal in 2018 were either satisfied or very satisfied with their experience. The proportion of those who said they were very satisfied has gone up 20 per cent from 2006. Furthermore, 93 per cent of the leisure tourists polled said they would recommend Montreal as a destination, while 84 per cent of business travellers said they’d like to…

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  • Montréal top international convention destination in the Americas for second year

    Press Release According to the prestigious ranking of the Union of International Associations (UIA) for 2018, Montreal is the number one international convention destination in the Americas for the second year in a row. Montreal’s drawing power brought 108 events to the city, ahead of the likes of New York, Buenos Aires, Washington and Toronto. The report also shows that Montreal hosted 50 per cent of all international events held in large Canadian cities — a phenomenal tally that shows…

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  • Tourisme Montréal celebrates excellence with Prix Distinction 2019

    Press Release Leaders from Montréal’s tourism industry were honoured yesterday at the Prix Distinction, an annual gala celebrating innovative business strategies. The event, which took place at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, was organized by Tourisme Montréal and presented by Air Canada. “Tourisme Montréal wishes to commend its industry partners for their outstanding work. Thanks to them, Montréal is considered one of the most attractive urban destinations in North America and is known around the world for being an open, vibrant…

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  • Sink your teeth into the Montreal’s deliciously diverse cuisine at MTLàTABLE

    Press Release Tourisme Montréal today published the list of the 150 restaurants participating in the seventh edition of MTLàTABLE. From November 1 to 11, the participating restaurants will offer fixed-price dinner menus for $23, $33 or $43, while select restaurants will serve brunch for just $17. Presented by Aeroplan, the culinary initiative offers the public a singular opportunity to discover the city’s best restaurants and top chefs. Quebec ingredients will be featured once again this year, as local chefs find creative ways to pay tribute to the local…

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  • Tourisme Montréal: International visitors drive strong summer performance

    Press Release According to the most recent data compiled by Tourisme Montréal, economic indicators for the city’s tourism industry continued to climb during the 2018 summer season. Montréal’s economy and tourism industry are still thriving following last year’s anniversary celebrations. Montréal-Trudeau Airport reported high foreign passenger traffic in June and July, with an 8.8 per cent increase in passengers from the U.S. and a 10.7 per cent increase in overseas passengers. Total volumes have increased since the beginning of the…

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