When the winter finds you outdoors on snowy mountain summits, you can be sure that winter sports are in the limelight! Come sledding in the Laurentians, rediscover your inner child, and breathe the region’s fresh air. Take advantage of spring break to experience the Laurentians’ sledding runs:
Valentine’s Day is fast approaching! Come relax in the Laurentians, and take a well-deserved break in a setting that evokes the most beautiful tales. A silent snowy landscape of rivers, forests and mountains sublimely reveals itself to you. Here are some suggestions for original romantic ideas to celebrate the holiday of love:
That’s right! It’s already time to turn the page on 2017 and get started on 2018. During the holiday season, there are plenty of events in the Laurentians. Music and dance lovers will groove to the beat at the many festivities and experience the creativity of local and visiting artists. Foodies will also be thrilled with the many opportunities to enjoy the pleasures of the table. No matter what you do here, you’ll find joy everywhere! We offer a variety of places to celebrate New Year’s in the Laurentians:
Every month, we present you our favorites among the most beautiful pictures published in public mode with hashtag #Laurentides on Instagram. Feel free to tag your pictures when taken in our magnificent region! Here are our findings from the Laurentians on Instagram for November 2017 :
Interviews and writing by Lyne Branchaud
In the events sector, some projects require organizers to get out of their comfort zone and push themselves—and their partners—to the limit! These companies in the Laurentians rose up and met the challenge with gusto. Here are two accounts of such challenges from André Boutin, owner at Logoflex, and François Desrochers , Convention and Services Manager at Le Grand Lodge Mont-Tremblant.
Just 45 minutes from Montreal, the Laurentians offer visitors an array of magnificent landscapes to discover. The region’s inspiring surroundings and bustling villages make it the perfect destination for a successful business trip. And here’s the proof.
Come enjoy a vacation or getaway in a fabulous setting, surrounded by nature! The Laurentian region is renowned for its gorgeous Nordic spas, expansive parks, and top-quality establishments, not to mention its residents’ zest for life. The spectacular fall colours cover the region as far as the eye can see, and the distinct character of the landscape will take your breath away! When winter comes to the mountains, snow-covered forests, hiking trails, and ski slopes, it’s time for some snow sports! Here’s what’s new in the Laurentians for the 2017-2018 fall/winter season:
Interviews and article by Lyne Branchaud
What are the latest meeting and conference trends in the Laurentians? To find out, we talked to three representatives who work in the area: Marie-Chantal Thibault, Sales Manager, Groups & Conferences for the Tremblant Resort Association; François Desrochers, Convention and Services Manager at Le Grand Lodge Mont-Tremblant; and Line Latour, Sales Manager at the Estérel Resort.
The second article in this three-part series on trends looks at communications, length of stay, and client base.
Just 45 minutes from Montreal, the Laurentians offer visitors an array of magnificent landscapes to discover. The region’s inspiring surroundings and bustling villages make it the perfect destination for a successful business trip.
Come and enjoy your business activities in an ideal environment to make your meetings and conferences a roaring success and achieve a wow effect! Here are six scenarios that will allow you to discover new places or see familiar ones in new ways:
The winner of multiple awards for its architecture, Espace Théâtre in Mont-Laurier offers a wide range of rooms for rent for a variety of occasions such as conventions, business meetings, conferences and more. In just an hour, the space can easily be turned from an auditorium that can accommodate 700 to a banquet hall for 400 guests.
You can also include a coat check service, bar, dressing room areas, and kitchen areas for your caterers. Espace Théâtre offers a venue for events of various sizes in a delightful setting, with state-of-the-art facilities, not least of which is the screen in the main hall – one of the largest in Quebec!
Located at Versant Soleil, the Casino invites you to experience unforgettable times in a charming, intimate setting for your business meetings. The five rooms with their contemporary decor can accommodate several dozen people.
You can liven up your event with a variety of activities: an introductory black jack workshop, a DJ and more!
Located at Montréal-Mirabel International Airport, Hélibellule is an air services company for business and leisure clienteles. Business meetings can also be held there: the trendy lounge is ideal for a cocktail reception and can accommodate nearly 75 people with a direct view onto the airport runways. The 10-person executive lounge is highly unique, with chairs and other furniture inspired by helicopter parts. It would also be interesting to consider the hangar if you are organizing a large-scale activity.
A number of different packages and activities are offered: a helicopter tour of the Laurentians, tour of Montreal, film shoot, and transportation to Mont-Tremblant or any other tourist area.
The Grand Lodge Mont-Tremblant boutique hotel offers a range of features that are guaranteed to delight. It has 112 rooms and suites, 14 meeting rooms and 3 patios. And for planners looking for a wow effect, a real barn right next to the hotel where you can hold a cocktail dinner, theme evening or barbecue for groups of up to 80 guests.
Team-building workshops are available throughout the year.
Welcome to Parc Cavaland, an equestrian theme park that is unique to Quebec! Enjoy the magnificent 150-acre forest and the show site with a large sound-and-light equipped heated theatre and a 22-metre giant screen, and discover a magical kingdom dedicated to horses in a wide variety of disciplines and breeds. The company has developed a range of customized private and corporate activities for groups of up to 400 in a magnificent amphitheatre.
Various options featuring horses and nature are available to guarantee your event’s success: dinner shows, equestrian demonstrations, talks, team-building activities, discovery picnics, hikes and treasure hunts, as well as interactive motivational activities!
Organize a “zero stress” meeting in the “zero gravity” room at the Scandinave SPA Mont-Tremblant. This bright, magnificent room can accommodate up to 50 people in a zen environment with wood and stone decor.
Then, take your colleagues out hiking or snowshoeing, or for a yoga session, and finish your work day with the ULTIMATE relaxation: the Scandinavian baths and a massage. After a treatment like that, you can be sure your colleagues will be all smiles at work the next day!
The Laurentians: experience the beauty!
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