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Participants Make the Ultimate Donation to Their Community at the Courtyard Montreal Airport

MONTREAL, QC -- (Marketwired) -- May 05, 2015 -- If blood is a life force of the human body, then the Courtyard Montreal Airport is a life force in its community. On April 7, 2015, this hotel near Ville Saint-Laurent hosted its first blood clinic in conjunction with Héma-Québec. And the benefits go straight to the heart of the hotel's hometown.

The Courtyard Montreal Airport committed itself to the success of its first blood drive in multiple ways. To start, the property donated state-of-the-art meeting space near the Montreal Airport so that participants could enjoy both comfort and privacy while donating blood. The hotel also provided equipment for seamless operation, and it reached out to its network of partners to ensure a good turnout.

The event enjoyed additional publicity from the Chamber of Commerce of Ville Saint-Laurent and local radio, all of which helped attract the presence of Mayor Alan de Sousa and many big-hearted donors.

As a premier destination among West Island hotels, the Courtyard Montreal Airport welcomed participants with more than 1,800 square feet of stylish, contemporary event space. The hotel's seven flexible function rooms routinely accommodate both meetings and social events with panache, offering high-tech amenities like LCD projection and A/V equipment, as well as customisable menus for everything from coffee breaks to wedding dinners. And with on-site parking, free Wi-Fi access throughout the property and complimentary airport shuttle service, the hotel is ideal for business travellers, vacationers and day guests alike.

Héma-Québec operates approximately 3,000 blood drives to deliver more than 500,000 blood products to Quebec hospitals each year. In addition to blood and blood products, the organisation collects human tissues, cord blood, breastmilk and other human biological products.

While April's blood drive was the hotel's first, its effects will be felt by countless people in the months to come. And that goodwill is the lifeblood of any community.

About the Courtyard Montreal Airport
Located just a free shuttle ride away from the Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, the recently renovated Courtyard Montreal Airport is equally close to downtown Montreal. That means travellers arriving for business or pleasure will appreciate its convenience to businesses in Ville Saint-Laurent, as well as the museums, attractions, shopping and dining in the downtown area. The hotel boasts 160 well-appointed guest rooms where visitors will enjoy complimentary high-speed Internet access, flat-screen televisions, mini-refrigerators and expansive desks. After a good night's sleep, guests can explore the hotel's many other features, which include the stylish YUL Restaurant & Bar, as well as a fitness centre with an indoor pool and whirlpool. The 7,000 square feet of revamped meeting space, meanwhile, can graciously host events ranging from board meetings to weddings, all with the flair and attention to detail that make this hotel a distinctive destination near Pointe Claire.

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