Rue D'Auteuil - Quebec City and Area

Awards and Distinctions

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


2015

    April 2015

    Condé Nast Traveler (USA) - « The World’s Best Food Cities »
    Condé Nast Traveler readers have rated Québec City as one of the 20 world’s best cities for food. details

      March 2015

      « TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards 2015 »
      Québec City ranks 2nd in the top 10 best destinations in Canada. details

      March 2015

      « Cruise Insight Awards »
      Port of Québec received the much-coveted 'Best Destination Experience' awards along with Barcelona,  Montecarlo, Valencia, Shanghai and Sydney.

    • 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

      • November 2014

        Conde Nast Traveler (USA) - « Readers’ Choice Awards 2014 » 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 have 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 2nd 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.

            • 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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