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Accommodations and travel

The 2010 Conference will take place from May 28 to 30 at the Grande Bibliothèque in downtown Montreal.

QUESTIONS? Contact the conference team at conference@editors.ca.

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Link to the French site — Congrès 2010 : La révision en réflexion : contenu et culture

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

The EAC’s 2010 Conference will be held at Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec’s (BAnQ’s) Grande Bibliothèque, located at 475 Maisonneuve Blvd East in Montreal, QC.

EAC is pleased to announce that special rates have been negotiated for conference attendees at the following hotels, which are all located within walking distance of the Grande Bibliothèque.

Rooms are subject to availability so be sure to book early! To take advantage of a special rate, you must make your reservation by the cut-off date indicated. Reservations made after the cut-off date may be subject to higher rates. Room reservations and charges are the responsibility of conference attendees.

Hôtel Gouverneur Place Dupuis 

1415 Saint-Hubert St.

  • Standard room: $129 per night (plus applicable taxes)
  • Rate valid until April 30, 2010
  • To reserve call 1 888 910-1111, quoting room block code: 100528ECC
  • Hotel features free wireless, high-speed Internet; fitness centre with salt-water pool
  • Approximate 3-minute walk to the Grande Bibliothèque
  • For more information, visit the hotel website

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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Centre-Ville Montreal 

155 René-Lévesque Blvd. East

  • Standard room: $115 per night (plus applicable taxes)
  • Rate is valid until April 28, 2010
  • To reserve call Pacrim Hospitality Services at 1 877 461-7666, quoting room block code: EAC
  • Hotel features free hot-buffet breakfast; free wireless, high-speed Internet; fitness centre
  • All rooms equipped with kitchenette, seating area and separate bedroom
  • Approximate 10-minute walk to the Grande Bibliothèque
  • For more information, visit the hotel website

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Hyatt Regency Montréal

1255 Jeanne-Mance St.

  • Standard room: $149 per night (plus applicable taxes)
  • Rate is valid until April 28, 2010
  • To reserve call 1 800 492-8804 and state that you are part of EAC’s Editing Content and Culture conference
  • Hotel features free continental breakfast; wireless, high-speed Internet access; fitness centre with pool and sauna
  • Approximate 10-minute walk to the Grande Bibliothèque
  • For more information, visit the hotel website

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Aux Résidences de l'UQAM Est 

303 René-Lévesque Blvd East

  • Studio room (private room with double bed, shared bathroom): $73 per night (plus applicable taxes)
  • To reserve a room, complete the online English Reservation Form or call 514 987-6669
  • Approximate five-minute walk to the Grande Bibliothèque
  • For more information, visit the UQAM website, primarily in French

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AIR TRAVEL

Air Canada (www.aircanada.com), WestJet (www.westjet.com) and Porter Airlines (www.flyporter.com) all fly to Montreal-Trudeau Airport from cities across Canada. For more information, please refer to their respective websites.

There are many options available to transport conference attendees from Montreal-Trudeau Airport to downtown Montreal. Public transportation, taxis, limos, shuttles and rental cars are all available upon arrival. For a complete list of options, visit the transportation section of the airport’s website at www.admtl.com/passager/Home.aspx.

TRAIN TRAVEL

VIA Rail Canada is offering EAC conference attendees 10% off best available fares in Economy, Business or Sleeper Class. Note that this discount does not apply to Economy Special Fare (YS) or Business Supersaver Fare (JX). The discount is valid for return travel between the various cities throughout the VIA system and Montreal from May 27 to May 31, 2010.

Note the following restrictions: One stopover is allowed at no additional charge. For travel on Business Class fare plans, however, that stopover must take place at Toronto or Ottawa. Fare applies to a maximum of two passengers in the same booking. Book online at www.viarail.ca using the EAC conference discount code 11961. You can also book by phone at 1 888 VIA RAIL (1-888-842-7245).

For online bookings: Once you have logged into your profile, or created one if you do not already have one (you must have a profile to make a booking), make your reservation. Towards the end of the booking process, on the Passenger Information screen, fill in the Discount Code box with code 11961 to receive the EAC conference discount. The recalculated fare will be shown on the next page.

BUS TRAVEL

Greyhound (www.greyhound.ca) provides service between downtown Montreal and major destinations across Canada. For more information, please refer to its website.

LOCAL INFORMATION

For more information on local events, weather and more, visit the official site of Tourisme Montréal at www.tourisme-montreal.org.