Ice Hotel Quebec-Canada: A Record Number of Weddings In The Newly-Designed Chapel

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For Ice HotelÂ?s 5th season, the chapel will undergo an extreme makeover and will host more weddings than ever before. It is very likely that Ice Hotel will host its first same-sex wedding as well.

For Ice Hotel’s 5th anniversary, the chapel will undergo an extreme makeover! The Ice Hotel designers have pushed the envelope this time, as they will innovate the exterior of the Ice Hotel Chapel. Inspired by the first churches built in Quebec, a design consisting of a snow dome and snow steeple that will overhang an ice wall, will remind us of the magnificent ecclesiastical building facades from the early 20th century. Special attention will be paid to the interior decoration of this place of celebration.

More Weddings Than Ever

In 2005, Ice Hotel will host more weddings than ever before. “With the contracts already on hand and those to come we should surpass last years total by at least a dozen more than last year,» says Jacques Desbois, CEO of the Ice Hotel. “Increasingly, people look to add an unusual element to their special day and choose a destination wedding. Our unique chapel is the perfect place to celebrate a splendid wedding in an enchanting setting.”

Gay-friendly Tourism

Among the weddings this season, it is very likely that Ice Hotel will host its first same-sex wedding. This clientele, which represents an important potential market for the entire tourism industry has expressed particular interest in Ice Hotel. The publications In Newsweekly and Holigay! The Pink Pages from Boston and Toronto respectively, will be featuring the Ice Hotel in their November editions. In the Quebec market, the La Voix du Village magazine distributed in Montreal and Quebec has teamed up with Ice Hotel for a contest set to begin in January.

Combine your visit with the activities offered by our partners; Aventure Inukshuk (dogsledding), Portneuf Aventure (snowmobiling), Catshalac (Ice fishing), and Duchesnay (cross-country skiing, snow shoeing, skating).

January 7 to April 3, 2005, celebrate Ice Hotel’s five seasons.

An ephemeral and grandiose place to rediscover yearly.

For Information:

Ryan Fortner, Marketing, Communications Assistant

Marie-Noëlle Marceau, Communications Agent / Press Relations


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