Percé is preparing for the next tourist season with several unknowns due to COVID-19.
Several questions remain at this time on the number of tourists who will be at the rendezvous, the activities that will be offered and the health measures that will need to be put in place to prevent the spread of the virus.
The Percé tourist office says first that the opening of campsites this week is good news at the start of the season.
The director of the office, Marie Leblanc, specifies that the tourists are already present in Percé and several other people get information to plan their holidays. She says the coronavirus will likely have an impact on the number of visitors this summer:
The City of Percé is therefore preparing to receive tourists, taking into account the health measures to be implemented to prevent the spread of the virus:
Marie Leblanc explains that Percé is renowned for its gastronomy but for the moment, several restaurateurs are wondering about the opening of their business.
The Quebec government has not yet issued a directive for the reopening of the restaurant industry in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.