Tourisme Laval

What motivates us?

Tourisme Laval is a non-profit organization and regional tourism association, whose mission is to exercise leadership in terms of welcoming tourists and promoting Laval’s attractions. Moreover, Tourism Laval contributes to Laval’s development as a tourist destination and acts as a unifier among its members and partners, with a view toward sustainable development.

As the preferred regional partner of the ministère du Tourisme (MTO), Tourisme Laval provides coordination and expertise to the actors on its territory in order to support the convergence of regional and interregional tourism actions.

Tourisme Laval’s purpose is to guide and foster the development of the regional tourism industry and actively contribute to its economic prosperity. The organization adopts a coordinated and integrated approach to promotion, marketing, development, and the welcoming of tourists.

Tourisme Laval collaborates with over 200 members from various sectors related to the tourism industry, and its portfolio of services addresses the needs of all of its members. The organization constantly strives to be fair toward its members when representing their companies before clients.

Tourisme Laval’s mandate is to help create new tourist experiences through standout initiatives in a variety of niches, which include business tourism and conventions, family tourism, cultural tourism, and sports tourism. To achieve this, the organization designs and distributes tourism information tools on Laval as a destination; supports the development of new tourism products; encourages partnerships, coordination and a spirit of collaboration among Laval’s tourism actors; and fosters the development of a creative and innovative tourism community.

Our Values

Creativity
Imagine, invent, and promote the destination in the most unique and distinctive ways.

Performance
It’s because we want results that we always do our utmost to reach our goals.

Humanity
The richness of tourism, it’s also meeting others.

Dynamism
To live up to our tourism offer, we put all the energy and efficiency required to surpass ourselves constantly.

By 2023...

Make Laval a vibrant, innovative and performing destination that will be recognized for its identity.

The Importance of the Tourism Industry in the Region in 2019

  • Tourism expenditures reached $116,105,551, an increase of 1,45 %
  • Attendance increased by 3,60% at a dozen tourist activities requiring a fee
  • 1,789,989 tourists visited Laval, compared to 1,739,926 in 2018
  • Compared to 2018, Laval hosted 212 conventions and events generating over 40 overnight stays, which resulted in direct spending of $9.4M
  • 80,30 % annual occupancy rate of hotel establisments
  • 137 million people were reached by our media coverage

 

Who We Are

Board of Directors
Yanick Pazzi
Yanick
Pazzi
Sheraton Laval
Chairman, EC
Geneviève Roy
Geneviève
Roy
Tourisme Laval
President and Chief Executive Officer, EC
Yves Legault
Yves
Legault
Collège Letendre
Vice-Chairman, EC
Guylaine Archambault
Guylaine
Archambault
Armand-Frappier Museum
Secretary, EC
Michel Galland
Michel
Galland
Autobus Galland
Director, EC
Sandra El-Helou
Sandra
El-Helou
City of Laval
Director
Stéphanie Girard-Beaudry
Stéphanie
Girard-Beaudry
Cosmodôme
Director
Guy McDonald
Guy
McDonald
McDonald, DesChênes Dubé, avocats
Director
Daniel Mongrain
Daniel
Mongrain
Martin Savoie
Martin
Savoie
Sports Laval
Director
Vyckie  Vaillancourt
Vyckie
Vaillancourt
Ferme Chez Vaillancourt
Director
Linda Taub
Linda
Taub
Residence Inn Laval by Marriott
Administrator
Administration
Geneviève Roy
Linkedin
Geneviève
Roy
President and Chief Executive Officer
Stéphanie Shanilsky
Linkedin
Stéphanie
Shanilsky
Financial Controller
Maïthé Levasseur
Linkedin
Maïthé
Levasseur
Knowledge and Strategy Manager
Ariane Charette
Linkedin
Ariane
Charette
Administration and finance coordinator
Catherine  Lavallée
Linkedin
Catherine
Lavallée
Customer service advisor
Communication - marketing
Hélène Vézina
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Hélène
Vézina
Director of Communications
Marie-Josée Bougie
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Marie-Josée
Bougie
Press Relations and Social Media Manager
Olivia Lahaie-Richard
Linkedin
Olivia
Lahaie-Richard
Digital Marketing Coordinator
Jessica Samario
Linkedin
Jessica
Samario
Writing Coordinator
Sales
Andrée-Anne Proulx
Linkedin
Andrée-Anne
Proulx
Sales Director
Renée Bénard
Linkedin
Renée
Bénard
Business Development Officer
Justine Chan
Linkedin
Justine
Chan
Isabelle  Bertrand
Linkedin
Isabelle
Bertrand
BUSINESS Destinations representative
Brian Karmazin
Linkedin
Brian
Karmazin
Sales Representative

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Our Latest Publications

Annual Reports

Rapport annuel 2021

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Rapport annuel 2020

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Rapport annuel 2019

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Rapport annuel 2018

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Rapport annuel 2017

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Rapport annuel 2016

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Rapport annuel 2015

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Other Documents

Sommaire financier 2022

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Strategic Planning

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Laval Feel the vibe

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