For a second consecutive year, Manoir Montmorency won the People’s Choice Award at the 23rd Gala de la restauration de Québec. This is the highest distinction given to a restaurant in this category.
At the 22nd Gala de la restauration de Québec, Manoir Montmorency won the People’s Choice Award in the Breakfast/Brunch category, the highest distinction in this category and a testament to the public’s confidence and the culinary quality offered at Manoir Montmorency.
Société des établissements de plein air du Québec won the Prize for business of the year – multiple units. The ceremony was held on November 2, 2010 by Association de l’industrie touristique du Québec (TIAC) in recognition of people, places, organizations and events that went beyond the call of duty to provide visitors with superior tourism experiences.
At the 9th Excellence Gala held by the Mont-Tremblant Chamber of Commerce, Parc national du Mont-Tremblant won the award in the category of Tourism business with over 20 employees. The park's candidacy was solicited by the Chamber of Commerce, who wished to highlight the dynamic work of the park team over the past few years in repositioning this area in the overall regional and national tourist supply.
At the 9th edition of the Coup d'Éclat! prize ceremony, Aquarium du Québec won in the category of promotional poster with a budget of over $500,000, highlighting its success for the establishment's 50th anniversary.
On the occasion of the 3rd edition of the event "Tapis rouge pour nappes blanches" presented by Le Chef magazine on May 19, 2009 at the Casino de Montréal, Gîte du Mont-Albert won the Bronze tablecloth in the category of "Regional cuisine and game".
The Web site for the advertising campaign, This Summer, Experience Québec's National Parks, won a Gold Davey Award in the category of Online Campaign, and the Silver Award in the category of Online Marketing Microsite.
During the Water Safety Campaign organized by Conseil québécois du nautisme (CQN), which took place on May 17, 2008, Sépaq was awarded the 2008 Water Safety Prize for its contribution to the promotion of water safety in Québec.
At the Desjardins Recognition Gala, presented by the Haute-Gaspésie Chamber of Commerce, David Dubreuil, Director of Hotel Services for Gîte du Mont-Albert, was named administrator of the year. In addition to contributing to the Chic-Chocs Development Plan, Mr. Dubreuil used innovative management methods. His creativity made Gîte du Mont-Albert a leader among Gaspésie hotel businesses.
Normand Blanchette, park warden-naturalist at Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier, received the 2007 award of merit. This prize recognizes the exceptional quality of Québec heritage interpretative activities created by one person.
During the 13th edition of the Boomerang Awards, the contest recognizing the best interactive communications and Web sites designed by Québec companies, the Web site for the advertising campaign called This Summer, Experience Québec's National Parks was named a finalist in the interactive marketing section of the promotional site category.
Chloé Legris, engineer and project manager for ASTROLab in Mont-Mégantic, received the 2007 Scientist of the Year prize from Radio Canada. Ms. Legris piloted a project creating the world's first international Dark Sky Reserve in an inhabited area. For five years, she participated in creating a 5,500 km2 protected dark sky zone in the Mégantic region, where one of the largest observatories in Eastern North America is located. Last September, this achievement culminated in the reserve being recognized by UNESCO and the International Dark Sky Association.
Jean-François Dubé received the award of honour from Aventure Écotourisme Québec, given to a guide in recognition of his overall career.
At the Charlevoix Reconnaît Gala, held by the Charlevoix Chamber of Commerce, the Grands-Jardins and Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie received a meritas award in the category of attraction, tourism activity and recreation.
The Groupe Maritime Verrault Excellence Gala organized by the Matane Chamber of Commerce recognized the Chic-Chocs Mountain Lodge in the tourism service category as a unique product in Eastern North America due to its degree of isolation, operating methods and mountain setting.
The Société des attractions touristiques du Québec awarded the 2006 Coup d'éclat! prize to Parc Aquarium du Québec. It was honoured in the category of television advertising with a budget of over $500,000
Internet prize - the best online marketing campaign prize was awarded to Sépaq at the Grands Prix du tourisme Gala for the Québec City region.
Parc national de l'Île-Bonaventure-et-du-Rocher-Percé was awarded the Metro Public Prize at the Québec Grands Prix du tourisme Gala.
Lise Genois, park warden-naturalist, won the tourism employee of the year prize at the Grands Prix du tourisme Gala for the Québec City region.
The regional prize for tourism business of the year in the public sector went to Réserve faunique La Vérendrye, Abitibi-Témiscamingue sector.
The tourism industry ambassador of the year was awarded to Raymond Desjardins by the Association of Tourism and Hotel Industry Students from the University of Québec in Montréal.
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