Unique Quebec Campground Honored
The Au Diable Vert outdoor center near Sutton, Quebec, and t Gasoline Alley museum at Calgary's Heritage Park Historical Village are among winners of the 2010 National Awards for Tourism Excellence.
The Au Diable Vert campground, winning the award for sustainable tourism, is located between Jay Peak, Vt., and Mont Sutton, Quebec, and boasts one of the best views in the Eastern Townships, according to a news release.
The museum – showcasing a rare collection of antique vehicles, air and gasoline pumps – was named new business of the year. It opened in April 2009 as part of a major expansion of the historical village.
Other winners include:
- Wine Trail Rides, cycling tours of wineries on the Lake Erie north shore, won innovator of the year.
- Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre in Whistler, British Columbia, won the national cultural tourism award.
- Wickaninnish Inn in Tofino, British Columbia, won business of the year, single unit.
- Sepaq, a Quebec network of outdoor attractions, won business of the year, multiple units.
The awards are presented annually by the Tourism Industry Association of Canada.