For more than twenty years now, Kéroul has been evaluating the accessibility of Quebec's tourist and cultural establishments in collaboration with industry partners such as:
- The Corporation de l'industrie touristique du Québec (lodging)
- The ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec (agrotourism)
- The ministère de la Culture et des Communications (museums, theatres, and cinemas)
- and through other networks.
Kéroul also calls on its own resources as ongoing projects require.
Once the evaluation grids have been filled in, they are compiled and analyzed by Kéroul's research department. More than 5,200 tourist and cultural sites and attractions have been inventoried to date.
The advantages of certification
Kéroul's certification - with its ratings of:
- "partially adapted",
- "accessible to persons with a visual impairment",
- "accessible to persons with a hearing impairment"
will permit you:
- To have a precise idea of your level of accessibility and to receive a sticker for display at the entrance of your establishment, in your publications, and in your advertising copy.
- To appear in Kéroul's publications: Le Baladeur, Le Québec accessible and on the Kéroul web site.
- To display your rating in Tourisme Québec publications and in those of regional tourist associations.
- To penetrate a market estimated at 17% of Quebec's population.
- To be eligible for the mention Kéroul, awarded annually as part of the ceremonies surrounding the Grands prix du tourisme Québec.
Steps to follow to obtain certification:
Contact Kéroul and - depending on your sector of activity, your region, and the resources of projects in progress - an accredited evaluator will visit your establishment. Certain costs may apply. firstname.lastname@example.org
- Bureau de normalisation du Québec (BNQ)
- Canadian Commission of Building Codes and Fire Prevention (CCCBPI)
- Conseil québécois des ressources humaines en tourisme - Sectoral committee for the tourism industry.
- Corporation de l'industrie touristique du Québec (CITQ)
- Emploi Québec - Site of the Quebec Ministère de l'Emploi et de la Solidarité.
- Régie du bâtiment du Québec (RBQ)
Accessible Quebec Search
Consult the Accessible Québec guide here!