Mons demands a closer look
- Category: ITCM Meetings Show UK interviews
- Published: Tuesday, 22 July 2014 14:10
It is now a 2015 European City of CultureIf all you know about Mons is that it was a World War I battlefield, then the sum of your knowledge is soon to be increased. From now on there will be a vigorous effort to give Mons another connotation, because Mons has been declared a European City of Culture for 2015.
It is possibly one of the smallest cities to get this accolade. It has a population of only 80,000. But Corentin Marechal is currently based at the Brussels-Wallonia tourist promotion office in London expressly with the brief to get Mons better known as a business tourism destination. He comes from Mons and he has the title of ‘MICE Co-Ordinator’.