Montreal taps into a promising tourist market with new direct flights to Tokyo

Press Release Tourisme Montréal is very pleased to mark the inaugural Air Canada flight between Tokyo and Montreal. The new direct flight is great news for Montreal’s tourism industry as it promises to generate significant benefits over time. Tourisme Montréal anticipates that the number … Continue reading

Tourisme Montréal signs a memorandum of understanding with its Mexican counterpart

Tourisme Montréal and the Mexico Tourism Board have just signed a memorandum of understanding. This occurred while several representatives from Montréal’s business sector were on a trade mission to Mexico City. “Tourism is a major driver of economic and social development … Continue reading

Montréal certified as an environmentally sustainable destination for meetings and conventions

Montréal has once again been certified by iCompli Sustainability according to ASTM-APEX (Accepted Practices Exchange) standards. Developed in partnership with Green Meetings and Events, the certification confirms the city’s position as an environmentally sustainable destination. Crafted by over 300 professionals from the … Continue reading

Tourism remains one of Montreal’s most dynamic industries

The tourism industry continues to drive Montreal’s economic vitality. According to projections from Tourisme Montreal and the Conference Board of Canada, tourism spending in the city will post a 9.9 per cent increase to reach $3.6 billion in 2017, representing $2.88 billion in economic spinoffs … Continue reading

Montréal hosts Destination Marketing Association International’s annual convention

From July 11 to 14, Montréal is hosting the annual convention of Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) for the first time. More than 1,300 delegates will be attending the event, which is being held at the Palais des congrès de Montréal, and the … Continue reading

Montréal and Palais des congrès to host Global Public Transport Summit

From May 15 to 17, 2017, Montréal will become public-transportation-central as it welcomes the UITP Global Public Transport Summit at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. The event is expected to draw nearly 11,000 participants and visitors to Montréal, and thus … Continue reading

Montreal named most popular city for international conventions, reports the ICCA

Montreal is back on top as the city having hosted the most international conventions in all of North America, according to the Country and City 2016 rankings released by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA). Montreal finished ahead of … Continue reading