Dream Article published on Virginia Beach!

Two huge hits for Virginia Beach in the Canadian Market!

Le Journal de Montreal is a French Canadian daily tabloid newspaper published in Montreal, Quebec. It is the largest-circulating newspaper in Quebec and the highest-circulating French language daily newspaper in North America. An amazing 2-page color-spread appeared on Saturday, July 15th, the day of the week with the largest circulation, i.e. 1,397,000 readers for the print version.  The web site on which the article also appeared attracts over 3.2 million unique visitors per month.

  • They also featured the article on Le Journal de Montreal‘s Facebook page  which has 606,217 followers and on the travel writers personal Facebook page who has 4,915 followers
  • Le Journal de Montreal – 432 likes, 198 comments and 141 shares


  • Le Journal de Quebec is a French-language daily newspaper in Quebec City and is printed tabloid format too.  It also belongs to Quebecor and has the largest daily circulation in Quebec City followed closely by its main competitor Le Soleil.
  • It has over 705,000 readers on Saturdays
  • Over 1.6 million unique visitors to their web site every month.
  • Le Journal de Quebec also posted our article on their Facebook page which has over 363,142 fans.  We received great engagement for this point (see attached).
  • Le Journal de Quebec – 187 likes, 140 comments, 49 shares


The article covers some of our key brand messages including:

  • The New Virginia Beach with its three beaches, growing microbrewery and restaurant scene making the destination one which now has a whole lot more to offer than just a beach.
  • Soft Adventure (Paddle to Blue Pete’s)
  • ViBe Creative District
  • New Earth Farm
  • Chespeake Bay Distillery
  • Our three beaches and their distinctive vibes and offerings
  • First Landing State Park
  • Ways to get here (car, plane)
  • Pleasure House Oyster (very nice and elaborate coverage)

1st page July 15 2017 (2)

2nd page, July 15, 2017

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