Economic Radar - Q1 2011
 

Quebec set to stage first ever FIVB Beach Volleyball Swatch World Tour event

Quebec set to stage first ever FIVB Beach Volleyball Swatch World Tour event

The FIVB Beach Volleyball Swatch World Tour returns to Canada for the first time since 2007 from July 19-24 as Quebec plays host to its first ever World Tour event.

 

Québec City to host 2014 XXXIII FIMS World Congress of Sports Medicine

Québec City to host 2014 XXXIII FIMS World Congress of Sports Medicine

Proving to be a leading sports destination, Québec City is delighted to announce it will host the 2014 XXXIII FIMS World Congress of Sports Medicine between June 18 to 21, 2014.

 

Québec will be host of the 2012 SportAccord Congress

Québec will be host of the 2012 SportAccord Congress

More than 1500 sports-related influential people and 250 media representatives will to converge to Québec City for the 10th edition of this prestigious event that will take place at the Québec City Convention Centre in may 2012.

 

The 50 greatest cultural destinations: Quebec, Canada

The 50 greatest cultural destinations: Quebec, Canada

You might not believe it, but hidden within the vast expanse of North America is a little slice of 17th-century Europe. Founded in 1608 by the 'Father of New France', Samuel de Champlain, francophone Quebec City has clung fiercely to its roots and feels, architecturally and culturally, distinctly European.

 

Québec City best culture and sightseeing destination in Canada

Québec City best culture and sightseeing destination in Canada

Québec City Tourism is pleased that the Québec City area has been named best destination for culture and sightseeing in Canada by travelers who consult the website Trip Advisor.

What's more, according to travelers who use Trip Advisor, Québec City is the 7th most romantic destination in the world and the 4th best destination in Canada (2010 data).

 

The Port of Quebec has been awarded two prizes

Passengers and crew members interviewed by Dream World Cruise Destinations magazine designated the Port of Quebec for both the "Most efficient port services" and "Most responsive port" prizes during the largest meeting of the international cruise industry.