About kontakk

Kontakk – Your Recreational Tourism Expert - specializes in product and service development for tourism and recreational tourism organizations and event planning. Throughout her 20 years of experience in tourism and marketing, owner Mylène Deneault has developed a powerful network of contacts – which inspired the name of her company. Well-equipped with a University of Ottawa Bachelor’s degree in Communication and Leisure Studies and a Master’s degree in Leisure Science, Culture and Tourism from the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Mylène is passionate about all things related to tourism and marketing.

Mylène worked for more than eight years at the Canadian Tourism Commission as Senior Product Development Specialist (Culinary and Winter Tourism). She also acted as the Project Approval and Financing Coordinator at the Canadian Tourism Human Resource Council. During that same period, she also taught classes at the Collège Mérici (Gatineau Campus) in the Techniques de tourisme program where she had the opportunity to share her extensive knowledge and experience to prepare the next generation of tourism experts.

Until spring 2012, Mylène was Senior Marketing Specialist at Parks Canada for national programs such as the travel guides, partnerships development, planning of centennial celebration events and others. More recently, Mylène fulfilled a lifelong dream when she took the Disney’s Approach to Business Excellence training at the Disney Institute, in Walt Disney World.

Now a proud and happy freelance consultant, Mylène puts her creativity to good use for the benefit of tourism organizations.

 

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