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NICHE OF EXCELLENCE

ECOTOURISM

270 M$

IN IMPACTS

DIRECT & INDIRECT

1 441

BUSINESSES

LISTED

13 K

JOBS

CREATED

A significant vector of Québec’s economic development

Tourism is one of the main vectors of economic development in Québec and its regions. The tourism industry is made up of 29,500 businesses, including the 416,000 jobs that are affiliated with those businesses. Through its tourism division, governed by Tourisme Alma Lac-Saint-Jean, CIDAL’s mission is to stimulate tourism businesses in the RCM of Lac-Saint-Jean-Est so that they can offer excellent services with sustainable tourism as an integral part of their business.

From nature adventure tourism and exciting urban experiences, to a deliciously gourmet trip and a cultural discovery like no other, the RCM of Lac-Saint-Jean-Est offers visitors something original and authentic. Its vast territory is a nature lover’s dream come true, and it attracts thousands of visitors every year. The region is a significant hub for tourists, with over one hundred companies working in the tourism industry.

Through its tourism division, governed by Tourisme Alma Lac-Saint-Jean, CIDAL’s mission is to stimulate tourism businesses in the RCM of Lac-Saint-Jean-Est so that they can offer excellent services with sustainable tourism as an integral part of their business.

How we help :

  • Support business development (marketing, professionalization, training and revitalization of tourist packages) ;
  • Offer a quality product (improve the tourism options and raise standards) ;
  • Support tourism businesses that are moving toward an original, world-class product ;
  • Encourage the revitalization of tourism packages 
  • Support investment, in connection with product development and positioning our region as an attractive destination.

Commercial
Commercial activity is a primary element of our territory’s vitality. The City of Alma is home to the majority of the region’s primary services and has the largest commercial artery in the Lac-Saint-Jean region (on avenue du Pont). Because of its strategic location, the RCM of Lac-Saint-Jean-Est offers a wide range of services that include numerous types of services and retailers.
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