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Our concept is GLOBAL, we are a Receptive Tour Operator, a Destinations Management Company (DMC) and we hold a Travel agent Permit.
Founded in 1975 in Montréal, we offer a complete line of products in the Provinces of Québec and Ontario.

Offering unique local knowledge, we cater for everything from venue sourcing to transportation, entertainment to day time tours and activities as well as accommodations. We offer expert destination knowledge, industry expertise, creativity and access to the key contacts that will play in making your event a success.


Event planning, Tour programs, Travel packages, short circuits, Transportation, Meet and Greets, Food tours, Custom built programs, Incentives, Spouse programs

Who we are

VDM GLOBAL is a dynamic, passionate and curious team that will design and produce custom-made projects that will exceed your expectations.

Managed for the past 20 years by two professional women from the hotel industry, Christiane Gingras et Danielle Crête, the VDM team shares a common vision of service, where no effort is spared and no detail overlooked, in order to ensure maximum customer satisfaction.

Thanks to the competence of the team and the involvement of its owners in the hospitality industry, VDM has acquired valuable credibility among its industry partners.

This reputation contributes to making us an indispensable resource for all your event needs.


Danielle Crête
With a B.A. in Business Administration, Danielle held several positions in hotel sales management. Associated with VDM since 1989, she contributes a global vision of the industry, her keen attention to detail and her creative approach in order to offer top quality, innovative products to her clients.


Christiane Gingras
Vice President

Following completion of her studies in business administration and after many years as Sales Director in the Tour Market , Christiane joined Visites de Montréal DMC in 1985. She has been responsible for tours related to very large events, welcoming up to 30,000 participants. Always on the look-out for new trends, Christiane has developed with her partners, a variety of activities such as culinary and special interest tours.


Ronald Poiré
Special Project Manager

Ronald is a project manager for VDM since 1998 and a professional guide. His versatility has led him to act as a coordinator and supervisor during large events and to be involved in many projects aimed at developing new markets for VDM.  One of them has made him the “Food Guru” for the culinary market in Montreal as he has greatly contributed to its development during the past five years.  Ronald holds a professional guide diploma and is a member of the Professional Tourist Guide Association (APGT).


Stéphanie Cuillerier
Communications and sales coordinator

Motivated by a strong passion for culture, Stephanie decided to embark in a Cultural Studies program called Animation et recherche culturelles. Through this route, she discovered the importance of contributing to her environment as well as the promotional power of tourism.

Within the VDM Global team, Stephanie wishes to showcase the riches of Montreal starting with patrimonial monuments all the way to the kitchens of little cafés where multiculturalism is a concept that we can actually taste! In charge of communications, tours and sales, Stephanie knows how to use creativity and innovation in order to make your events into memorable experiences.


Diane Lambert
Sales & Development

Professional, bilingual with strong sales experience at one of the major hotel companies in the world, Diane is bringing to VDM Global DMC years of experience in the various markets that she occupied. She is passionate, reliable, and determined to build long term relationships based on client satisfaction.


Jean-Claude Guay
Tour Coordinator

Having a great interest for culture and travel, Jean-Claude decides to complete a diploma in Tourism after a short stay in France for an exchange. Proud of his province and his country, he wants to share with visitors. Working with several Canadian receptive companies, Jean-Claude has traveled across Canada from east to west in search of products that can meet your client’s expectations. A specialist in leisure tourism, Jean-Claude will meet your requests with speed and professionalism.