This category includes chalets, appartments,
or furnished homes that must be equipped with a kitchenette and
with one or more bedrooms.
Since December 1st, 2001, all accommodation establishments in Québec
have been required to have a classification certificate from the
Minister responsible for Tourism. The Minister assigned the Corporation
de l'industrie touristique du Québec (CITQ) to inspect and
classify these establishments.
The classification program, designed with the help of various associations
in the tourist accommodation industry, is based on a point system
and evaluates establishments' facilities and services according
to international standards, while taking account of the specific
features of each category.
Tourist homes have a star classification. Classification levels
of 0 to 4 stars indicate each establishment's comfort level and