New agencies joining Transat Distribution Canada Network

Montreal, January 29, 2009

Transat Distribution Canada is pleased to announce that four new members have joined its network in January.

The new travel agencies are:

  • Lapierre Travel, in Beamsville, Ontario
  • Can Air World Travel, in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Imagine Travel, in New Hamburg, Ontario
  • Paradise Seekers Travel, in Slave Lake, Alberta

This new affiliation will bring to these agencies many unique benefits, such as the Transat Travel Insurance, a strong relationship with the best and most reliable suppliers in the industry, and other exclusive programs.

“In 2008, more than 30 new members joined our network. We believe that the value of our various business proposals is very interesting and suitable for still independent agencies, particularly in an environment facing multiple challenges. We are constantly working closely with the Transat family to provide enhanced features and benefits to our members and their customers.” said Yves Lalumière, Vice President, network, Transat Distribution Canada.

Transat Distribution Canada network operates two distinct brands in all major cities and towns across the country: Marlin Travel and TravelPlus. To date, the network has 201 Marlin Travel agencies, including 77 agencies owned by Transat and 25 TravelPlus agencies, of which three are owned by Transat. The network is also comprised of 31 other agencies that are affiliate members. Marlin Travel and TravelPlus are represented in Québec by Club Voyages.

Transat Distribution Canada is delighted to welcome Lapierre Travel, Can Air World Travel, Imagine Travel and Paradise Seekers Travel to its network!

About Transat Distribution Canada

Transat Distribution Canada is the leader in Canada in the travel retail distribution industry with approximately 440 outlets. Affiliated with Transat AT inc., the network includes the brands TravelPlus, Marlin Travel, Club Voyages, Voyages en Liberté, and the online agency Transat A.T. Inc. is an integrated international tour operator with more than 60 destination countries and that distributes products in over 50 countries.