Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Montreal First For Geotourism

Photo of Olmsted Road courtesy Mount Royal website.
Photo from Go Canada

From The Montreal Gazette:

Montreal Mayor Gérald Tremblay is to officially unveil a new geotourism map of the island this morning – the first urban map of its kind in the world – developed with the U.S.-based National Geographic Society.

In 2007 Montreal became the first city in the world to sign the National Geographic Society’s Geotourism Charter. Geotourism preserves and protects the geographic character of a destination, such as its heritage, culture, environment and well-being of its residents.

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