Corporation de l'industrie touristique du Québec


The CITQ’s role
The CITQ conducts audit inspections of all establishments in Quebec participating in the Green Key program of the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC).

What is the Green Key program?
The HAC Green Key Eco-Rating Program examines more than 140 criteria in evaluating the environmental performance of tourist accommodation establishments. Energy-efficient heating, air-conditioning and lighting systems, biodegradable cleaning products and toiletries, water savers and energy-efficient appliances and recycling and recovery practices are some of the main evaluation criteria. Certified establishments can earn 1 to 5 green keys.

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