Awards Prizes
Quartier Petit Champlain - Quebec City and Area

Awards and Distinctions

Year after year, travel magazines continually rank the Québec City Area among the world's top destinations.


2014

    November 2014

    Canadian Institute of Planners - « Canada’s 2014 Great Places » Contest
    Rue du Petit-Champlain is a double award winner – taking both the Grand Prize and the People’s Choice Award as Canada's Great Street for it’s unique architecture and atmosphere. details

  • Conde Nast Traveler (USA) - « Readers’ Choice Awards 2013 »» Contest
    Québec City ranks 1st among the best destinations in Canada and 18th worldwide.details

    • March 2014

      « Cruise Insight Awards »
      Port of Québec received the 'Most Efficient Terminal Operation' awards for demonstrated efficiency in ship greeting operations.

    • February 2014

      Travel + Leisure - « World’s Best Cities for Romance »
      Travel + Leisure readers has rated Québec City as one of the 20 world’s best cities for romance.details

      February 2014

      « Airport Service Quality Awards »
      For a third time in four years, the Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) was voted Best Airport in North America in its category for overall passenger satisfaction, according to Airport Service Quality (ASQ), a division of Airports Council International.details

      2013

        November 2013

        Conde Nast Traveler (USA) - « Readers’ Choice Awards 2013 »
        Québec City ranks 1st among the best destinations in Canada, 3rd in America, and 10th worldwide.details

      • July 2013

        Travel + Leisure - «World's Best Awards 2013»
        Québec City has moved up a rung since last year, surpassing Vancouver as the most popular Canadian destination. This achievement means Québec City keeps its prized spot in the Hall of Fame, a select group of destinations that have ranked highly for ten or more consecutive years.details

      • 2012

          August 2012

          Travel + Leisure - «World's Best Awards 2012»
          Québec City ranks second among Canadian destinations and has moved up a notch in the top ten destinations in North America. Québec City has also been inducted into the new Hall of Fame, which honors destinations ranked every year from the last ten years or more.details

        • July 2012

          Google World Wonder Projects
          Québec City's historical district is now recognized as a World Wonders Project by Google, mentioning that it is the only fortified city in North America north of Mexico.details

           

        2011

        • November 2011

          Condé Nast Traveler (USA) – Top 100 - The Best in the World
          Québec City ranks 1st among the best destinations in Canada, 3rd in North America, and 6th worldwide. These are the highest rankings Québec City has ever obtained since the magazine began publishing its top-100 list. details

        • August 2011

          Travel + Leisure – 2011 World's Best Awards
          Québec City ranks 10th among the 10 best cities in the U.S. and Canada, just behind the two other Canadian cities that made the top ten, Vancouver and Victoria. details

        • February 2011

          « Airport Service Quality Awards »
          For a second year in a row, the Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) was voted Best Airport in North America in its category for overall passenger satisfaction, according to Airport Service Quality (ASQ), a division of Airports Council International.details

        2010

        • November 2010

          Condé Nast Traveler (USA) – Top 100 - The Best in the World
          Québec City ranks 2rd among the 10 best destinations in the Americas (excluding the United States), 5th including the United States, and 10th worldwide. These are the highest rankings Québec City has ever obtained since the magazine began publishing its top-100 list.

        • August 2010

          Travel + Leisure – 2010 World's Best Awards
          Québec City ranks 8th among the 10 best cities in the U.S. and Canada, behind Vancouver (6th), the only Canadian city ahead of Québec City.

        • May 2010

          TripAdvisor Travelers’ choices 2010
          Québec City ranks 7th favourite romantic destination in the world. details

        • SnowEast Reader Survey – Favorite Destination Village
          Over 3500 readers participated in the 2010 SNOWEAST survey. They listed Québec City 10th Favorite Destination Village. details

        • February 2010

          « Airport Service Quality Awards »
          The Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) was voted Best Airport in North America, in the 0-2 million passenger category, for overall passenger satisfaction, according to Airport Service Quality (ASQ), a division of Airports Council International. details

        2009

        • November 2009

          Condé Nast Traveler (USA) – Top 100 - The Best in the World
          Québec City ranks 3rd among the 10 best destinations in the Americas (excluding the United States), 6th including the United States, and 12th worldwide.

        • August 2009

          Travel + Leisure – 2009 World's Best Awards
          Québec City ranks 3rd, behind New York City and San Francisco, among the 10 best cities in the U.S. and Canada.

        2008

        • November 2008

          Condé Nast Traveler (USA) – Top 100 - The Best in the World
          Québec City ranks 3rd among the 10 best destinations in the Americas (excluding the United States), 8th including the United States, and 19th worldwide.

        • August 2008

          Travel + Leisure – 2008 World's Best Awards
          Québec City ranks 5th among the 10 best cities in the U.S. and Canada.

        • Summer 2008

          Sherman's Travel – The Luxe List - 15 Luxury-Value Travel Deals
          Québec City ranks 3rd in the Cities section.

        • May 2008

          SYTA (Student Youth Travel Association) Top 10 Student Destinations in North America
          Québec City ranks 3rd, behind Toronto and Montréal, in the Top 10 North American destinations for the student and youth travel industry.

        2007

        • November 2007

          Condé Nast Traveler (USA) – Top 100 - The Best in the World
          Québec City ranks 4th among the 10 best destinations in the Americas (excluding the United States).

        • August 2007

          Travel + Leisure – 2007 World's Best Awards
          Québec City ranks 5th among the 10 best cities in the U.S. and Canada.

        2006

        • November/December 2006

          National Geographic Traveler – 94 places rated
          Québec City ranks 6th among the “good” destinations.

        • November 2006

          Condé Nast Traveler – 100 Top - The Best in the World
          Québec City ranks 4th among the 10 best destinations in the Americas (excluding the United States), 9th including the United States, and 24th worldwide.

        • September 2006

          Canadian Business – Annual ranking of the 50 Best Cities in Canada
          Québec City is ranked the best city for business in Canada by Canadian Business magazine. Québec City experienced the biggest growth in corporate building permits in Canada and the second-highest decline in unemployment rates. With the city's historically low living costs and crime rates, “there's more opportunity for startup in the distinct society's self-proclaimed capitale nationale than in the high-cost and labour-short city of Calgary”, reported Canadian Business.

        • August 2006

          Travel + Leisure – 2006 World's Best Awards
          Québec City ranks 7th among the 10 best cities in the U.S. and Canada.

        • July 2006

          Apex Awards
          The Québec City Convention Centre receives the 2006 Apex Award for the World's Best Congress Centre by the International Association of Congress Centres (AIPC).

        • March 2006

          Wanderlust (UK) – 2005 Travel Awards
          Québec City is ranked 3rd in the “Top City” category.

        2005

        • November 2005

          Condé Nast Traveler – Top 100 - The Best in the World
          Québec City is 4th among the best destinations in the Americas (excluding the United States), 9th including the U.S., and 18th worldwide.

        • August 2005

          Travel + Leisure – 10th Anniversary 2005 World's Best Awards
          Québec City ranks 7th among the 10 best cities in the U.S. and Canada.

        2004

        • November 2004

          Condé Nast Traveler – Top 100 - The Best in the World
          Québec City is 3rd among the best destinations in the Americas and 14th worldwide.

        • August 2004

          Travel + Leisure – 2004 World's Best Awards
          Québec City ranks 3rd among the 10 best destinations in the U.S. and Canada.

        • March 2004

          National Geographic Traveler – 115 Places Rated
          Québec City ranks 6th as a destination recognized for its exceptional universal value.

        2003

        • November 2003

          Condé Nast Traveler –The Top 100 Readers' Choice Award
          Québec City ranks 3rd among the 10 best destinations in the Americas.

        • August 2003

          Successful Meetings – Pinnacle Registry 2003 CVB Winners
          Québec City Tourism is ranked 10th internationally.

        • August 2003

          Travel + Leisure – 2003 World's Best Award
          Québec City ranks 4th among the 10 best American and Canadian tourist destinations.

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