Montréal's Hospitality Week - Tourisme Montréal and local hotels roll out the red carpet for tourists

MONTRÉAL, Aug. 9, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Tourisme Montréal is encouraging Montréal hotels* to participate in Hospitality Week, a new initiative that promises to become a major annual event. Scheduled to take place from August 21 to 28, the event is part of Montréal vous accueille [Montréal Welcomes You], a broader project led by Tourisme Montréal to enrich the visitor experience by enhancing the overall quality of tourist hospitality in the city.

After aligning the visual identity of Montréal's main points of entry and the city's fleet of taxis through a joint initiative with the Bureau du taxi [Taxi Bureau], Tourisme Montréal is now calling on several members of the Hotel Association of Greater Montréal to proudly display the "Bonjour" signature during Hospitality Week. Participating hotels can also offer guests postcards, luggage tags and umbrellas featuring the "Bonjour" logo.

"Since visitors are increasingly seeking local experiences, Tourisme Montréal is looking to improve the tourist welcome strategies used by our partners across the city. We would like to sincerely thank all the hotels that will be participating in this initiative, as it will help generate buzz about the city," said Yves Lalumière, President and CEO of Tourisme Montréal. 

"I'm delighted to report that many hotels located in the city centre and Old Montréal have agreed to participate. This goes to show how important it is to them to offer a warm welcome, and it's a testament to their commitment to working together on this joint project," said Eve Paré, President and CEO of the Hotel Association of Greater Montréal.

Tourisme Montréal hopes to make Hospitality Week an annual event, to be held at the beginning of the summer tourist season. Everyone is invited to share their experiences during Hospitality Week by using the #MTLMoments hashtag.

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.

*Participating hotels:
Fairmont Le Reine Elizabeth, Hôtel Bonaventure Montréal, Renaissance Montreal Downtown, Hyatt Regency Montréal, W Montréal, Le Centre Sheraton Montréal, BEST WESTERN PLUS Europa Downtown, Novotel Montréal Centre, Hôtel Le Crystal, Hôtel Espresso Montréal, Nouvel Hôtel & Spa, Le Méridien Versailles, Sofitel Montréal Golden Mile, Omni Mont-Royal Hotel, Residence Inn by Marriott Montréal Downtown, Hôtel Le Germain, L'Appartement Hôtel, Delta Hotel by Marriott Montréal, Le Square Phillips Hôtel & Suites, St Paul Hotel, Embassy Suites by Hilton Montréal, Le Saint-Sulpice Hôtel Montréal, Marriott Springhill Suites Old Montréal, Hôtel Travelodge Montréal Centre, Hotel ZERO1, Candlewood Suites Montréal Downtown, Hôtel Lord Berri, Auberge Le Pomerol, Hôtel de l'ITHQ, HOTEL10

 

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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