University of Guelph Alumni and Visitors to receive over 20% off overnight tourism packages with Visit Guelph

Guelph, On, April 1, 2014 – Guelph Tourism Services has partnered with the University of Guelph to build three unique tourism packages that will save visiting U of G Alumni and guests over 20% when they book an overnight package. These packages celebrate the University of Guelph’s 50th Anniversary, which began in January. The promotion is being offered April 1 to June 30, 2014.

Three package options were created to cater to the variety of visitors expected. They include the
‘Welcome Back’ package featuring a downtown Guelph dining experience, the ‘Fearless at the 50th’
package featuring rappelling or ziplining in Elora and the ‘Guelph Gastronomy’ package which features an array of local culinary tastings – including a sampling at Wellington Brewery. Additionally, all packages include a 10% discount at the University of Guelph Bookstore and the ‘Visit Guelph’ information centre (located within City Hall).

Visitors can book their choice of getaway online through

About Guelph Tourism

Guelph Tourism Services is located within the City of Guelph at 1 Carden Street. Their mission is to
provide marketing support and promotion to their tourism partners while showcasing the many events and attractions within Guelph and Wellington County. For more information please visit

About the University of Guelph

The University of Guelph offers a wide variety of programs and courses, all taught by outstanding –
often award-winning-faculty who are committed to a curriculum that integrates a strong foundation in broad-based liberal learning with concentrated study in specialized and applied fields. The year 2014 marks the 50th Anniversary of bringing the three founding colleges together to create the University of Guelph. For more information about the celebrations taking place throughout the year please visit

For more information

Crystal Kaminski
Marketing and Partnerships Coordinator
Community and Social Services
Tourism Services
519-822-1260 extension 3333