Townships tourist destinations take top honours
The The Eastern Eastern Townships Townships took took home home the the lion’s lion’s share share of of prizes prizes at at the the 27th 27th edition edition of of the the Grands Grands prix prix du du tourisme tourisme que- quebecois becois that that was was held held at at the the Centre Centre de de foires foires de de Sherbrooke Sherbrooke on on May May 28th, 28th, winning winning 12 12 prizes prizes in in 19 19 categories. categories. The The prestigious prestigious award award of of Personnalite Personnalite touristique touristique went went to to Andre Andre L’Esperance L’Esperance of of the the Train Train Touristique Touristique Orford Orford Express, Express,
Escapades Escapades Memphremagog Memphremagog and the Auberge Auberge aux aux Quatre Quatre Saisons Saisons Orford. Orford. Townships Townships enterprises enterprises in in total total received received four four Gold Awards, five silver Awards and three Bronze.
The winners are: Gold, Granby Zoo, Entre Cimes et Racines and Au Diable Vert; Silver, Vignoble de la Bauge, Escapades Memphremagog, Les Comptonales, Golf Chateau Bromont, and Madeleine Ouellet of Destination Sherbrooke; Bronze, Festival des traditions du monde de Sherbrooke, Spa Eastman and Chocolatiere d’Hatley B&B.