Quebec City: A hotspot for incentive travel


Everyone likes a little recognition. And when it comes to rewarding office stars and top performers, sending them for a trip is an impactful way of rewarding good work.

What makes for a memorable incentive travel destination? It’s the promise of unique surroundings, rejuvenating experiences, and entertaining adventures. It’s also a place that will be talked about long after employees gets back to work.

Here, then, are several reasons employers choose Québec City as their incentive destination.

Sights to see

It’s a mix of old and new that makes Québec City a compelling place to visit. At over 400 years young, Québec City is host to unique neighbourhoods and venues rich in French, English, and First Nations activities and charms. Whether its wandering the UNESCO World Heritage Site, browsing the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, enjoying a river cruise with Croisières AML, or taking a deserved wellness retreat at Le Monastère des Augustines, there is no shortage of ways to leave highly-valued partners and team members with long-lasting memories.

Adventures to be found

Québec City’s entertainment scene offers more than can be enjoyed in a single visit. Beyond a wide range of downtown shopping destinations and cultural attractions, the City is host to year-round sports competitions like the Red Bull Crashed Ice downhill skating tournament, Snowboard and Ski Jamboree, Grand Prix Cycliste de Quebec, as well as year-round cultural celebrations like The Festival d’été de Québec summer music festival and world-famous Winter Carnival, to name just a few.

“The possibilities are endless for incentive planners looking to organize a luxury trip for the C-Suite or VIP experience for their best employees,” adds Ann Cantin, Communications Director for Quebec City Business Destination. “The city’s penchant for unpretentious fun, immersive experiences, and cultural kaleidoscope will keep attendees in a lather of excitement—months after their event has been held.”

No matter the seasons, groups have access to a wealth of after-hours entertainment options across an eclectic mix of modern districts and history-steeped districts. Whether the plans call for resting and relaxing, outdoor excitement, or downtown parties, there is a Québec City experience to match.

Tastes to discover

Good food is always its own reward. And when it comes to feeding crowds, Québec City delivers. Regarded as one of the top food capitals of the world, the region is home to a vast selection of boho bistros, cozy cafes, top-rated restaurants, and happy hour destinations. Reward your team with a delicious meal at the Château Frontenac or plan a celebratory night out at the Saint-Amour in Old Quebec. Raise a toast at Chez Muffy in the boutique Auberge Saint-Antoine hotel or explore nature-inspired cuisine at Chez Boulay-Bistro Boreal. The options and plenty, and the experiences will leave an impression.

Looking for inspiration? Incentive travel planners have access to a wide range of F&B partners that can help design the perfect menu for any group size and palate.

From overnight retreats to multi-day getaways, Quebec City is the ideal reward for a job well done. What’s more, Quebec City Business Destination can help employers find the activities, accommodations, and cultural experiences that will leave the biggest impact on their top assets.

Discover what makes Québec City one of Canada’s top incentive travel hot-spots. Visit them online or call 1-888-679-4000.

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