2017 Ulysse Awards - Tourisme Montréal salutes boldness and innovation in tourism

The Grand Ulysse de Montréal prize was awarded to Father Claude Grou, Rector of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal

MONTRÉAL, May 16, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The Ulysse Awards were presented yesterday to seven Montréal tourism organizations and businesses that implemented bold and innovative business strategies in 2016. Held at Le Mount Stephen, this evening event was presented by Air Canada and organized by Tourisme Montréal.

"Tonight, we're celebrating the great work of our industry partners. These attractions and businesses put Montréal on the map as a must-see destination. Tourism promises to be especially strong in our city this year. We are more optimistic than ever!" said Yves Lalumière, President and CEO of Tourisme Montréal.

During the award ceremony and networking event, a special tribute was made to Father Claude Grou, Rector of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, for his involvement in the tourism industry.

The 2017 winners are:

Bill Brown "Leader of Tomorrow" Award
Vanessa Provencher – Voiles en Voiles

Student Project Award
Danny James Perrier, Thibault Mouton, Florine Battaglia – Institut de tourisme et d'hôtellerie du Québec

Hospitality Award
Délices Érable & cie

Destination Promotion Award
Local Montréal Tours

Innovation Award
Montréal en Histoires

Meetings and Conventions Award

Synergy Award
Bernard & Fils traiteur and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

The Ulysse Awards were also made possible thanks to support from the following partners: Aéroports de Montréal, National Bank of Canada, Journal de Montréal, Freeman Audio Visual, Le Mount Stephen Hotel, Brasserie Parisienne Le Pois Penché and Restaurant Sinclair.

About Tourisme Montréal
Tourisme Montréal is responsible for providing leadership in the concerted efforts of hospitality and promotion in order to position Montréal as a destination on leisure and business travel markets. It is also responsible for developing Montréal's tourism product in accordance with the ever-changing conditions of the market. For more information, visit www.mtl.org.


SOURCE Tourisme Montréal

For further information: Andrée-Anne Pelletier, Manager - Corporate Public Relations, Tourisme Montréal, 514-844-3344 / 514-248-7844, aapelletier@mtl.org

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