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Embarking on its first ever road show in Canada, the Monaco Government Tourist and Convention Authority, in collaboration with Atout France, made a recent stop in Toronto to promote the destination and highlight new offers, according to travelweek.ca.
Guy Antognelli, Deputy General Manager, said that despite being only two square kilometres in size, the Principality of Monaco is host to many must-see events and attractions, most notably the Formula One Grand Prix, which takes place each year in May. There’s also the Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival, now in its 41st year, which draws royalty and tourists alike, as well as residents, and the annual Monaco Yacht Show, now recognised as the world’s number one superyacht event.
Monaco’s small size also means that visitors can pack in more sightseeing in less time while covering less ground. Monaco offers North American visitors the chance to join Le Club, which for a fee of $85 includes benefits valued at $300, including free helicopter transfer from Nice Airport. A confirmed three-night reservation at Hôtel de Paris, Hôtel Hermitage, Hôtel Métropole Monte-Carlo, Monte-Carlo Beach Hotel, Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort, Fairmont Monte Carlo, Le Méridien Beach Plaza, Port Palace, Columbus Monte-Carlo or Novotel Monte-Carlo is required to join and receive a one-year individual membership.
The Canadian Club de Monaco will be celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary in 2017 with events across the year in the Principality, providing an inviting opportunity for fellow countrymen to both visit the Principality and celebrate the Dominion of Canada.
Easyjet has announced plans to open a new route from Nice to Manorca, which will be available from the summer of 2020.
Monaco has presented the merits of its new drone system while calling for increased use of cleaner fuel alternatives for aircraft during this year’s International Civil Aviation meeting in Montreal. The 40th annual meeting of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) saw the introduction of a new platform for the management of drone traffic, dubbed […]
In the first of his new regular Monaco Life columns, Geoffrey Kent – ex-British Army officer, former champion polo player, Monaco resident and founder and co-chairman of renowned luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent – answers our questions on his fascinating past, present and future. Monaco Life: How and when did Abercrombie & Kent begin?
Air Canada has announced it will be doubling the number of seats currently available on it’s Nice-Montreal route. The airline is replacing the Air Canada Rouge planes with Air Canada Airbus, which will also be flying one extra day per week. The expanded direct service, which will increase from four to five flights per week, […]