‘The White Lotus’: Quebec Metropolis launching attraction offensive to host well-liked HBO sequence


Quebec Metropolis needs to host the following season of the favored HBO sequence The White Lotus and the area’s tourism arm is aiming to make it occur.

Vacation spot Quebec Metropolis and its promoting company LG2 have created a presentation selling the provincial capital and its greatest property as an excellent filming spot, notably the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac.

Robert Mercure, head of the group, performs up within the pitch addressed to sequence creator Mike White that Quebec Metropolis is a UNESCO world heritage web site, boasting that it’s residence to “essentially the most photographed resort on this planet.”

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The White Lotus is a social satire that follows visitors and workers at a resort the place they unleash their worst, most privileged impulses.

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The primary season of the critically acclaimed present was set in Hawaii, and the second season came about in Sicily.

Season 2 wrapped earlier this month and a few tour operators in Italy are already promising to take guests to filming places in Taormina and Palermo.

Mercure says buzzy exhibits like The White Lotus can have a serious influence on a vacation spot.

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One instance is the South Korean sequence Goblin, which was partly shot in Quebec Metropolis in 2016 and nonetheless attracts followers who need to go to filming places — together with a set on the Fairmont that begins at $1,479 per evening.

“We’re inviting you to our metropolis as a result of we imagine Quebec Metropolis is a vacation spot extraordinaire,” Mercure says within the presentation, inviting White to go to, including that historic Quebec would give the present “a sure je ne sais quoi.”

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