The InterContinental Montreal Joins with the Montreal Snow Village to bring to life "New York on Ice"

The InterContinental Montreal Joins with the Montreal Snow Village to bring to 
life "New York on Ice" 
MONTREAL, Jan. 23, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The InterContinental(®) Montreal is 
proud to join the Montreal Snow Village and Ice Hotel, a Nordic experience set 
to dazzle and delight visitors looking for a unique adventure. The Village, 
which is North America's first and only entire village made of snow and ice, 
officially opened on Tuesday, January 22(nd) in the city's Parc Jean Drapeau. 
For 2013, the village's architects and sculptors are using the Big Apple as 
inspiration for the village's setting, sculptures and décor. 
As the event's official hotel partner, the InterContinental Montreal will 
promote packages with the Snow Village that include one night stay at each 
property with breakfast and transportation. The Ice Hotel features 10 standard 
rooms and 15 prestige suites, including five igloos. Each room is adorned with 
a bed that sits on top of a base made entirely of ice. Thermal sleeping bags 
provide the extra comfort and coziness needed to withstand the chilly room 
temperature of 41 degrees Fahrenheit/5 degrees Celsius. 
"The InterContinental Montreal has always demonstrated its innovative spirit 
and interest in developing alliances with projects that match our passion in 
providing guests with 'In the Know' experiences that showcase our city's local 
and authentic flavors", said Bernard Chênevert, InterContinental Montreal 
general manager. 
As part of the affiliation, the InterContinental Montreal's Executive Chef 
Matthieu Saunier will serve as the Snow Village's head chef and oversee the 
delectable culinary creations at the Village's Pommery restaurant and 
conference center. The Pommery restaurant will truly be an awe-inspiring 
gastronomic experience where guests will dine on traditional Canadian cuisine 
in a winter wonderland setting complete with tables and chairs made out of ice. 
With its natural light during the daytime and its architectural light effects 
at night, visitors will have a unique Snow Village experience at any time of 
day. Other main features of the Village include ice replicas of the famous 
monuments and buildings of New York City, an ice bar with seating for up to 
100 guests, an ice chapel for weddings and an igloo-shaped heated conference 
center made of ice for corporate or private events. 
About InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has 169 hotels located in more than 60 
countries with local insight that comes from over 60 years of experience. At 
InterContinental Hotels, we believe that superior, understated service and 
outstanding facilities are important, but what makes us truly different is the 
genuine interest we show in our guests. Our desire is to help guests make the 
most of their time. We connect our well-traveled guests to what's special 
about a destination, by sharing our knowledge so they enjoy authentic 
experiences that will enrich their lives and broaden their outlook. For more 
information, visit, or 
About the Snow Village
The first and only village in North America made entirely of ice and snow, the 
Snow Village is the place to go for a truly unique Nordic experience. From 
family outings to outdoor activities to romantic getaways and even adventure 
tourism, the Snow Village has something for everyone. In addition to its 
Pommery Ice Restaurant, the Village boasts an ice hotel, heated outdoor Nordic 
spas, bar, heated igloo conference center and even a chapel should the mood 
strike. For more information, visit 
Notes to Editors: 
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global 
organization with nine hotel brands including InterContinental® Hotels & 
Resorts, Hotel Indigo(®), Crowne Plaza(®) Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn(®) 
Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express(®), Staybridge Suites(®), Candlewood 
Suites(®), as well as our two newest brands, EVEN™ Hotels and HUALUXE™ 
Hotels & Resorts. IHG also manages Priority Club® Rewards, the world's first 
and largest hotel loyalty program with over 69 million members worldwide. 
IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns over 4,500 hotels and more than 
672,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories. With more than 
1,000 hotels in its development pipeline, IHG expects to recruit around 90,000 
people into additional roles across its estate over the next few years. 
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group's holding company and is 
incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales. 
Visitwww.ihg.comfor hotel information and reservations for more on Priority Club Rewards. For our latest 
Contacts: Kristal McKanders InterContinental Hotels & Resorts 770-604-2082 
Jaime Shulman IHG Canada 416-675-6644 ext. 711 
Image with caption: "Snow Village Exterior at Dusk - The InterContinental 
Montreal forges an alliance with the Montreal Snow Village through the 
promotion of special packages that include one night stay at each property. 
The InterContinental Montreal's Executive Chef Matthieu Saunier will also 
oversee the culinary direction of the Snow Village's conference center and 
Pommery restaurant. Photo credit: Matthieu Bichat, Snow Village Canada. (CNW 
Group/INTERCONTINENTAL MONTREAL)". Image available at: 
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