A seal of approval to guide your choices
Recognized by the Ministère du Tourisme, the Bureau de normalisation du Québec’s Qualité certifiée seal helps you select businesses that are committed to offering clients outstanding service. Companies wishing to use this seal of approval must meet the requirements of a rigorous process based on international standards. Organizations that are granted the Qualité certifiée seal set themselves apart through their highly skilled staff and their commitment to quality, safety and environmental safety.
Following is a list of companies, operating in various business segments that have received this seal of approval.
Tourist attractions and events
Véloroute des bleuets
The Véloroute des Bleuets (blueberry bicycle trail) is a 256-km (160-mi.) cycling circuit around the majestic lac Saint-Jean. This diversified route, open to all, is an excellent means of exploring this region.
Festival de Lanaudière
Renowned soloists participate in this prestigious music event. The concerts and recitals are held at the Amphitheatre of Lanaudière (in Joliette) and in churches throughout the region.
At this spectacular natural site, families are invited to discover a canyon created by a 74-meter (240-ft.) waterfall, as well as three bridges and a mini-canyon. Also enjoy games and puzzles, not to mention the via ferratas and a rope bridge.
Musée de la nature et des sciences - Sherbrooke
This museum's collections, comprised in total of 65,000 natural science specimens, demonstrate the diversity of wildlife and plant life that Québec and Canada have to offer. Young people enjoy various interactive educational activities.
Quays of the Old Port of Montréal
These quays, which are especially lively in the summer, are highly popular among visitors who enjoy views of the river, the range of water activities and a glimpse of the city.
Nature and adventure tourism
Centre d’aventure Mattawin
Located in the Mauricie region, the centre offers novices and hardened adventurers alike a number of whitewater activities (kayaking, rafting, hydroluge) and, in winter, snowmobile and dogsled excursions.
Hôtel Le Francis **** - New Richmond (Gaspésie)
This hotel, located near the parc national de la Gaspésie, offers a number of outdoor activities: swimming, kayaking, cycling and hiking. Recipient of a national Grands Prix du tourisme award.
This company, which has been in business for more than 35 years, owns a fleet of approximately 100 vehicles, including 44 deluxe buses that travel throughout Québec from around ten base terminals in the outskirts of Montréal and Québec City and Area.