/R E P E A T -- International Conference in Montréal - Day 1 - Cultural Tourism: Trends and Strategies/

    Official opening on Monday, September 29, 2008, at 9 a.m.

    MONTREAL, Sept. 26 /CNW Telbec/ -The media is invited to the official
opening of the international conference entitled Cultural Tourism: Trends and
Strategies, on Monday, September 29 at 9 a.m., at the Montréal Science Centre.
This event will examine the trends and major issues affecting cultural tourism
on a global scale.
    Organized by Pointe-à-Callière, the Montréal Museum of Archaeology and
History, and the Montréal Science Centre, the event is being held under the
aegis of the International Council of Museums and its Committee for Education
and Cultural Action (ICOM/CECA).

    On the agenda, Monday, September 29:

    9:00 a.m.   Welcoming remarks by organizers and dignitaries
    10:00 a.m.  Introductory session with André Vallerand, President of the
                Board of Directors of the Destinations Council of the United
                Nations World Tourism Organization
    10:50 a.m.  Major International Trends
    2:00 p.m.   Cultural Tourism, It's All About Experiences
    3:45 p.m.   Educational Approaches for Tourists
    5:00 p.m.   Activities conclude

    For a press release, the complete event program, and a list of guests,
please visit the following URL:

    The event will take place from Monday, September 29 to Friday, October 3
(day off on Wednesday, October 1st), at the Montréal Science Centre, King
Edward Pier, 333 de la Commune Street, Montréal.

For further information:

For further information: Claude-Sylvie Lemery, (450) 653-0051, Cellular:
(438) 274-3874, cs.lemery@videotron.ca

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