Transat A.T. Inc. welcomes the federal program easing restrictions on entry to Canada for Mexican travellers

MONTREAL, May 13, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Transat A.T. Inc., one of the world's largest integrated tourism companies and Canada's holiday travel leader, welcomes the introduction of the Government of Canada's CAN+ program, which will ease restrictions and make it easier for visitors from Mexico to enter Canada. Through its subsidiaries, including Jonview Canada, the country's leading incoming tour operator, Transat makes it possible for travellers from all over the world to come and discover Canada.

"We congratulate the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Chris Alexander, and the federal government on this decision, which will aid the development of Canadian tourism. This is an important step that we hope will lead to the complete elimination of the current visa requirement for Mexican travellers," said Jean-Marc Eustache, President and Chief Executive Officer, Transat A.T. Inc.

About Transat
Transat A.T. Inc. is an integrated international tour operator with more than 60 destination countries and that distributes products in over 50 countries. A holiday travel specialist, Transat operates mainly in Canada and Europe, as well as in the Caribbean, Mexico and the Mediterranean Basin. Montreal-based Transat is also active in air transportation, accommodation, destination services and distribution. Transat's firm commitment to sustainable tourism development is reflected in its multiple corporate responsibility initiatives. (TSX: TRZ.B, TRZ.A)

SOURCE: Transat A.T. Inc.

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Source: Transat A.T. Inc. (www.transat.com)

Media: 
Debbie Cabana
Communications and Media Relations Advisor
514 987-1616, ext. 4662
Debbie.Cabana@transat.com


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