Financial Support Program for Receptives and Tour Operators

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Since 2017, the ARF-Québec has developed a financial assistance program for business coaching with the help of the ministère du Tourisme du Québec.

In 2020-2021 – the ARF-Québec offers a 70% financial support on the program for our regular members of a value of $1,000 to $7,000 + tx. Regular members actives since 2017 can reach 7 000$ (financed at 70%) and new regular members can reach 1 000$ (financed at 70%). 



Financial support must be used no later than March 31, 2021.

As the financial envelope is limited, we invite you to send us your application as soon as possible. First come. First served.


What financial assistance includes

We remind you that this financial support aims at developing and improving your tourism performance in Quebec and adopting best business practices.

This support can take different forms to validate with the ARF-Québec:

  • Personalized diagnostic service and development of a personalized intervention plan to accelerate the growth of the company;
  • Strategic planning;
  • Training your snowmobile guides (mandatory for the 2020 season);
  • Support for accreditation to recognized certifications in sustainable tourism;
  • Counselling or mentoring services and tailored training (human resources, marketing, sales);
  • Support for companies in their financing search phase;
  • Participation in networking activities, training workshops;
  • Digital and technological diagnosis and support.

The accompaniment can be done by

Here are the current business partners with whom the ARF works to offer this special accompaniment and who are members of the ARF-Québec.

You can choose one of these or you can offer us another provider with whom the ARF will have to develop a specific service offer for you but also accessible to all regular members and who will have to comply with certain financial conditions. The service contract will be signed between the ARF and the supplier.

How to apply

You must complete the Commitment Form and return it to

To be accepted, your application must meet certain criteria, that is, to have responded to our annual survey, managed by Aude Lenoir of the firm Touriscope. You are invited to complete the survey without delay in order to receive this funding, by returning the survey already received to If you have not received this survey, please contact Aude directly to obtain it.

We are always open to questions or comments.

Looking forward to working with you to increase your overall performance.