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Air Canada Montreal-Lima Non-Stop Service Launched

January 2, 2018 by Lori Smith

Air Canada’s new non-stop service from Montreal to Lima, Peru was successfully launched on December 17, 2017, when flight AC1942 arrived at Lima’s Jorge Chávez International Airport. The twice weekly flights will be operated by Air Canada Rouge with 282-seat Boeing


Montréal Retains iCompli Sustainability Certification

December 4, 2017 by Lori Smith

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 more than 300 professionals from


Air Canada Expanding Service to Emerald Isle

September 13, 2017 by Lori Smith

Air Canada is expanding seasonal services to Ireland with new non-stop flights from Toronto to Shannon and between Montreal and Dublin. The flights will be operated using Air Canada’s newest single-aisle aircraft, the Boeing 737 Max 8 featuring a business


Air Canada Adding to Toyko Direct Service in 2018

August 24, 2017 by Lori Smith

Air Canada will introduce a new service between Montreal and Tokyo Narita in June 2018. It is the carrier’s first scheduled link to Japan out of Montreal. The new flights will operate year-round, with daily service during summer peak travel


Montreal Development to Include Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel

July 10, 2017 by Lori Smith

Cogir Real Estate and Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ report that the $200-million HUMANITI Montréal mixed-use development will include a 200-room hotel operating under Marriott’s Autograph Collection Hotels banner. Ground has just been broken on the development, which will occupy


Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Reopens

July 10, 2017 by Lori Smith

Montreal’s Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth has reopened following a year-long renovation that saw the addition of 35,000 square feet of event space. Owned by Ivanhoé Cambridge, the transformation of the iconic Montréal property was performed by general contractor Pomerleau and


WestJet Launches Intra-Quebec Flight

June 15, 2017 by Lori Smith

WestJet has launched its first non-stop flight within the province of Quebec. As of June 15, 2017, the carrier will operate four flights daily between Québec City and Montreal. “WestJet’s introduction of our first-ever point-to-point service within Quebec brings lower


Air Canada Starts Montreal to Marseille Service

June 9, 2017 by Lori Smith

Air Canada Rouge begins seasonal, non-stop service between Montreal and Marseille with the departure of flight AC1962 from Montreal-Trudeau airport tonight [June 9, 2017]. “The Marseille service will be the only non-stop flight operated by a network carrier between Marseille


Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth and C2 Opening New Event Space

May 25, 2017 by Lori Smith

Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth and C2, organizer of the innovative Montreal-born global conference, are partnering to develop a unique event space on the 21st floor of the hotel. Espace C2 will occupy one wing of the uppermost floor and the


Montréal Tops ICCA Rankings of Popular Cities for Conventions

May 11, 2017 by Lori Smith

Montréal has 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), which were released to the public on Monday, May 8th. Montréal held 76


Convivium 2017 - MPI Montreal & Quebec

March 17, 2017 by Lori Smith

MPI Montreal & Quebec invites members and event industry colleagues to the CONVIVIUM & GMID 2017. The convivium & GMID 2017 is a unique event in Montreal that brings together for two days the world of events around inspiring training sessions and speakers. Above


WestJet Launches Montreal-Halifax Route

March 16, 2017 by Lori Smith

WestJet launched its newest service to Montreal with the departure of flight 3451 from Halifax on March 16th. The new route operates twice daily on WestJet Encore using its fleet of Canadian-made Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft. “WestJet sees a bright