Transat welcomes the Government of Canada's decision to lift the visa requirement for Mexican visitors

MONTREAL, June 29, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Transat A.T. Inc., one of the world's largest integrated tourism companies and Canada's holiday travel leader, welcomes the Government of Canada's decision to lift the visa requirement for Mexican visitors, effective this December 1. Through its business units, 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 Prime Minister of Canada, Honourable Justin P. J. Trudeau, and the federal government for encouraging the development of Canadian tourism in this way," said Jean-Marc Eustache, President and Chief Executive Officer, Transat A.T. Inc. He added: "We are pleased about the reopening of Canada to one of its main tourism markets, something the entire industry was hoping for, and we are proud to sell Canada as a destination to Mexican visitors, who can now benefit more easily from our tourism offering."

For Transat, Mexico is also an extremely important destination that it has served as an outgoing tour operator for nearly 30 years.

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 is a recognized Travelife Partner whose firm commitment to sustainable tourism development is reflected in its multiple corporate responsibility initiatives (TSX: TRZ).

 

SOURCE Transat A.T. Inc.

For further information: Media: Odette Trottier, Director, Communications and Corporate Affairs, Odette.trottier@transat.com, 514-908-8891

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