Mr. Yves Lalumière | Palais des congrès de Montréal

Mr. Yves Lalumière

President
Tourisme Montréal

Yeves Lalumière  Palais des congrès Montréal

Yves Lalumière was appointed President and CEO of the Greater Montréal Convention and Tourism Bureau in 2013. Active in the tourism industry since 1986, he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), where he majored in Tourism. He previously worked at American Express for more than 20 years, where he held various management positions, particularly in the areas of business travel, air agreement negotiations and affairs with the Government of Canada. He joined Transat Distribution Canada (TDC) in 2006 as Vice President, Operations and Business Development, and was appointed Vice President, Distribution Network in 2008. In November 2009, he was named Vice President and General Manager of Transat Distribution Canada and in 2011, took over as President of the Transat group, widely viewed as Canada’s leading retail tour operator. He sits on the boards of C2 MTL and Alliance de l’industrie touristique du Québec, and is a member of the World Tourism Cities Federation. In 2016, he was appointed grand ambassador of the Université du Québec à Montréal school of management.