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Canada Quebec orders most types of tourist accommodations closed until further notice

17:07  29 march  2020
17:07  29 march  2020 Source:   montrealgazette.com

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The Quebec government on Saturday ordered most tourist accommodations to shut down as soon as possible because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Every other type of tourist accommodation , including rental cottages, second homes for rent, bed and breakfasts and inns, must close their doors

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The Quebec government on Saturday ordered most tourist accommodations to shut down as soon as possible because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tourism Minister Caroline Proulx, who made the announcement, said two exceptions to the order are hotels and camp sites.

Quebec’s returning “snowbirds,” some of whom have motor homes or camper trailers, can use camp sites as alternative lodging, a press release issued by Proulx’s department said. Travellers returning to Quebec are required to self-quarantine for 14 days to ensure they don’t transmit the new coronavirus.

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a fireplace in a living room filled with furniture and a fire place: The Quebec government ordered bed and breakfasts, inns, rental cottages and hostels to shut down as soon as possible on Saturday in the wake of the spread of COVID-19. © Stephane Daoust The Quebec government ordered bed and breakfasts, inns, rental cottages and hostels to shut down as soon as possible on Saturday in the wake of the spread of COVID-19. Hotels, meanwhile, were designated an essential service by the provincial government because they can provide an alternative to anyone in need of lodging while they respect of public health guidelines.

Every other type of tourist accommodation, including rental cottages, second homes for rent, bed and breakfasts and inns, must close their doors as soon as possible, the press release said.

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“Quebec is grappling with an unprecedented health crisis and everyone’s collaboration is crucial in the fight against the pandemic,” Proulx said in the press release. She also thanked the tourism industry for its collaboration.

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“I know the decisions we’re making today are difficult for the operators of tourist accommodation establishments as they are for Quebecers who planned vacations in the coming weeks. Every action we take helps us to ensure the health and safety of Quebecers. A gesture we make today can save a life tomorrow.”

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The province is also calling on community-based online platforms that list short-term accommodations to collaborate.

That’s because the province wants any reservation made after March 27 at midnight, either directly with a tourist establishment or through a third party, to be cancelled, the press release said.

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Reservations made before the cut-off for stays between March 29 and April 13, inclusively, must be cancelled as well, it said.

Anyone currently staying in a tourist accommodation that must be shut can stay until the end of their reservation, the press release said. However, guests will not be permitted to extend their stay. They must also observe Quebec’s directives requiring people to maintain a physical distance of two metres and to avoid congregating in groups. They must also respect the government’s order against non-essential travel between different regions of the province.

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