As Routes Americas 2019 draws to a close in the snow-coated city of Quebec, the hosting baton was passed to next years hosts, the city of Indianapolis.
Gaëtan Gagné, President and CEO of Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) presents the Host Award to Marsha Stone, Sr. Director of Commercial Enterprise, Indianapolis Airport Authority, with Steven Small, Routes Brand Director in attendance.
Routes Americas, the route development forum for the Americas, is held in a different location each year and bringing together airlines, airports and tourism authorities
Routes Americas 2020 will be jointly hosted by the Indiana Economic Development Corporation, the Indianapolis Airport Authority and Visit Indy, the city’s tourist board.
A popular convention and tourism destination, famed for hosting the Indy500 auto race, Indy has a growing reputation for hosting major events.
Steven Small, brand director of Routes, said, “Indianapolis has a reputation for hosting great events so we are very excited to be taking the route development community there to experience its renowned hospitality. It’s an exciting time for our hosts and we are confident that hosting Routes Americas 2020 will help them to achieve their ambitions.
“We are looking forward to working with the Indy team over the next year to deliver an outstanding event which will have long-term benefits for all involved.”