July 2012

Le Massif de Charlevoix launches Real Estate Project at the Mountain

On the occasion of a meeting with the townspeople of Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Groupe Le Massif presented its Mountain real estate development plan. Of the 500 projected Mountain lodging units to be built during phase 1 of development, the first 76 units will be erected between now and 2013.


Groupe Germain Hospitalité Continues National Expansion: First ALT Hotel outside of Quebec opens at Toronto Pearson International Airport

The first ALT Hotel to be built outside of Quebec is now open and welcoming guests at Canada's leading airport, the Toronto Pearson International Airport. The modern 13-floor, 153-room hotel occupies a prime location adjacent to the airport terminals at the end of the LINK train line that runs every five minutes, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Hôtel La Ferme Now Open to Public

 Since June 21, Hôtel La Ferme – Le Massif de Charlevoix’s new hotel complex in Baie-Saint-Paul – has been welcoming its first guests. On the occasion of a press tour held today, Hôtel La Ferme’s general manager Richard Germain, and director of programming Philippe Laperrière, unveiled the Main Building facilities along with the rich activity programme that defines this new "terroir hotel". 


Major transformation of the Château Frontenac

Ivanhoé Cambridge is undertaking an extensive upgrade project for the Château Frontenac, one of its flagship properties. The $66-milllion investment will finance the complete transformation of guest rooms, the main lobby and a good number of distinctive features in order to reinforce the Château Frontenac’s position as one of the greatest hotels in North America.


The Train of Le Massif de Charlevoix Rides the Rails Again - 2012 Spring-Summer Season

The Train of Le Massif de Charlevoix Rides the Rails Again - 2012 Spring-Summer Season

This May 19, the Train of Le Massif de Charlevoix will be riding the rails again. As rail cruises resume for a second consecutive year, close to 200 departures have been scheduled until October 21 2012. With its exclusive gastronomical menus, GPS activated multimedia show and superb scenery throughout the journey, the Train of Le Massif de Charlevoix offers a truly distinctive experience.


Readers of Travel + Leisure Magazine recognize once again Quebec City’s reputation

Québec City still holds a great place in the hearts and memories of readers of the prestigious American magazine Travel + Leisure. Québec City’s qualities as a tourist destination have once again been acknowledged: Québec City ranks second among Canadian destinations and has moved up a notch in the top ten destinations in North America. Québec City has also been inducted into the new Hall of Fame, which honors destinations ranked every year from the last ten years or more.