Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Tourism Montreal Bloggers Aim To Give Tourists A 'Local' Experience

Montreal travel bloggers Daviel Lazure, left, Tamy Emma Pepin, Daniel Baylis, Brendan Murphy and Katerine-Lune Rollet, right, pose for a photo in front of Notre-Dame Basilica in Montreal, Thursday, May 28, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

From The Canadian Press:

MONTREAL — Think you know Montreal?

Whether the answer is yes or no, five web-savvy bloggers hired by Tourism Montreal are betting they can show you things to do that will let you live like the locals. How about free food if you're a woman, or a pedicure where fish eat the dead skin off your feet?

"Because of the economic times, we're trying to promote cheap and cool things to do in the city," says Tamy Emma Pepin, who blogs about "girls' getaways."

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