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Reasons To Choose Montreal For Incentive Travel

Boosting employee morale can be challenging. Fortunately, incentive travel has proven to be a very cost-effective strategy to motivate and engage employees, improve team performance, reward them for a job well done, and meet business goals. That is, of course, if you organize an incentive program somewhere that has great food, cutting-edge culture, an enduring thirst for wine and hosts festivals year-round like Montreal.

Looking for a different and original reward to encourage your employees to excel? Offer them an exciting experience in a unique destination where the joy of life leaves its mark in the hearts of all visitors: a trip to Montreal! Whatever the season, you will not miss the happening local event... The sooner the travel is planned, the better – advance planning can also help companies make certain that they get the best rates.

The following includes the top reasons to choose Montreal as a destination for incentive travel:

Welcoming Attitude

Rich in innovation, gastronomy, taste, and creativity… With more than 80 nationalities in Montreal, locals are always happy to welcome and interact with other cultures from other countries. Making every effort to ensure your visit is a success.

Easy Destination
Montreal is a great travel destination that pleases both Americans and Europeans. It is the epicentre of Canadian fabulousness, only a few hours away by plane, and offers generous exchange rates and close proximity to the North-eastern states.

Winter Possibilities

Looking for a change of scenery? If the days are cold, they are still sunny and suited to outside winter activities. Try snowmobiling, dog sledding, fishing on ice, or plan a visit to the sugar shack to learn how to tap sap and make maple syrup.

Green City
On the island of Montreal, there are parks everywhere! Famous local parks include Parc Mont-Royal, Parc Jean-Drapeau, Parc Lafontaine and many more make it a fresh city with many open, green spaces.

Elite Industries
The vitality of our economic sectors provides unique opportunities to join and meet members of elite industries when you hold your meetings in Montreal. Montreal industries include film production, aerospace, electronic goods, pharmaceuticals, printed goods, software engineering, telecommunications, textile and apparel manufacturing, tobacco and transportation.

Underground City
The Palais des congrès convention center is ideally located, bridging the gap between downtown Montreal and the Old Port. It is also connected to the metro and the Only C“underground city” – a pedestrian network that allows moving from one shopping mall to another without stepping foot outside. The 21-mile system links many of the city’s subway stations, office towers, retailers and restaurants.

Some other Montreal delights
  • Experience "Dinner in the Sky" in the Parc Jean-Drapeau – A gourmet dinner at about 50 feet into the air, with a view of the Biosphere, the St. Lawrence River and downtown Montreal!
  • Mixology classes in Old Montreal – Stimulate the creativity of your guests with this experience that will take them on a very refreshing cocktail adventure. A must for anyone who thirsts for pleasure!
  • Picnic on Mount Royal – A wonderful green oasis in the heart of Montreal, Mount Royal is a captivating site to live and experience good company with a modern version of the picnic.
  • Rafting on the St. Lawrence – Facing the imposing group Lachine Rapids, with the city as a backdrop, rafting in Montreal is a challenge that will be remembered. Waves and waves of adrenaline and excitement exciting!
  • The Artists' Studios Tour in Old Montreal – Glass blowing, jewelry making, tailoring, and carpentry ... an invitation to see the artisans at work and share with them.
With countless shops, a multitude of activities, major exhibitions, and pampering at the spa... Montreal offers the perfect balance between relaxation, excitement and escape. Tourisme Montreal is happy to help planners brainstorm the best incentive travel program for their Montreal guests.

About Tourisme Montréal

Tourisme Montréal, the Greater Montréal Convention and Tourism Bureau, is responsible for providing leadership in the concerted efforts of hospitality and promotion in order to position the 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.