The Association touristique régionale de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue is a non-profit organisation whose mandate is to promote tourism in Abitibi-Témiscamingue to outside markets.

Founded in 1978, the Association is, by its status as official regional organisation recognised by Tourisme Québec, the privileged interlocutor for the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region. It is funded by the Ministère du Tourisme, the business community and various partners such as the Regional Conference of Elected Officials of Abitibi-Témiscamingue and, for specific projects, Economic Development Canada.

Furthermore, Tourisme Abitibi-Témiscamingue wishes to bring together the region’s partners from various tourism sectors to encourage joint actions. Finally, it coordinates the development and promotion of regional tourism.


  • The promotion and recognition of the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region as a tourist destination on the national and international scene.
  • The orientation and planning of regional tourism development essentially based on the development and marketing plan.
  • The coordination and management of the territory’s network of tourist information centers.
  • The organisation of the Grands Prix du tourisme québécois, regional chapter.
  • The production of the official Abitibi-Témiscamingue Travel Guide: to be added to the collection of 21 official regional travel guides in Quebec.
  • The strategic development and marketing plan of the Abitibi-Témiscamingue regional tourist industry.


«That tourism becomes a vital link in the social, environmental, economic, cultural chain of Abitibi-Témiscamingue, with the first and foremost consideration being the well-being of its citizens within their communities

Our address

Tourisme Abitibi-Témiscamingue
155, avenue Dallaire
Office 100
Rouyn-Noranda (Qc) Canada
J9X 4T3

Toll Free (Canada and United-States): 1 800 808-0706
Telephone: 1 819 762-8181
Fax: 1 819 762-5212

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