MONT-TREMBLANT, QC, Oct. 30 /CNW Telbec/ - On October 28, the General
Manager of Casino de Mont-Tremblant, Mr. Daniel Bissonnette, and the Director
of Operations, Ms. Santa Di Stefano, welcomed economic and tourism partners in
the region as well as Mont-Tremblant elected officials to a friendly reception
held at Hôtel Quintessence.
The first of a series of upcoming activities, the reception was organized
to give guests an opportunity to get acquainted with the future casino's
management team. "It's the beginning of a long-lasting relationship," said
Mr. Bissonnette. "In fact, we are already involved in the community and are
setting the foundations of strong cooperation with Tourisme Mont-Tremblant,
the Association touristique des Laurentides, Station Mont-Tremblant, the
chamber of commerce of Mont-Tremblant and many other businesses in the
As he showed his guests the most recent drawings and plans of the future
establishment, Daniel Bissonnette said that the casino will offer a new type
of entertainment designed especially for tourists who frequent Station
Mont-Tremblant. "Perfectly integrated in the hotel resort complex, the Casino
de Mont-Tremblant will be another attraction for thousands of tourists, resort
vacationers, conference-goers and leisure travellers. We believe that the
Casino will attract a new clientele who will take advantage of reception,
accommodation and restaurant establishments in the region," he said.
The Société des casinos du Québec, subsidiary of Loto-Québec, estimates
that the new casino will contribute to the creation of almost 225 jobs.
Finally, Daniel Bissonnette said he was confident that Casino de
Mont-Tremblant will make a positive contribution to the development of the
region. "We are privileged to be located on the Versant Soleil, at the heart
of Station Mont-Tremblant and the largest international resort centre in
Québec. We are convinced that our project will contribute to the structure and
sustainability of the local economy and provide a complement to tourism
products already in place," concluded Mr. Bissonnette.
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