Transat Introduces New European Destination: Prague


MONTREAL, Oct. 2, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Transat, one of the largest integrated tourism companies in the world and Canada's holiday travel leader, is proud to announce Prague, Czech Republic, as the newest addition to its 2014 summer program in Europe. Now flying to 29 European cities, Air Transat continues to offer direct flights to the most destinations in Europe, and will be the first and only carrier with nonstop service to Prague from Canada.

Prague, City of Sights
Prague brims with history, culture and spectacular scenery offering visitors a wealth of attractions. With its medieval city centre, architectural wonders and an incredibly magical atmosphere, Prague offers a charming and enchanting vacation filled with unforgettable memories. Prague also becomes Transat's gateway to Eastern European cities like Budapest, Vienna and Warsaw.

"With an increasing number of Canadians looking to visit Prague during their next European vacation, Transat sees a bright future in this new destination. At Transat, we value customer feedback and are constantly working on enhancing Air Transat's flight program with destinations that interest our clients. We take great pride in our ability to respond to that demand and are pleased to offer direct flights to Europe," says Annick Guérard, General Manager, Transat Tours Canada.

Transat Holidays will offer packages and tours of various durations as well as à la carte accommodation, which will be presented during the Europe launch in November 2013.

Getting there
Flights from Toronto and Montreal will be offered on Tuesdays from June 17 to October 15, 2014.

Flights are now available for booking.

About Air Transat
Air Transat is Canada's leading holiday travel airline. Every year, it carries some 3 million passengers to nearly 60 destinations in 25 countries aboard its fleet of Airbus wide-body jets. The company employs approximately 2,000 people. Air Transat is a business unit of Transat A.T. Inc., an integrated international tour operator with more than 60 destination countries and that distributes products in over 50 countries.

About Transat Holidays
Year-round, Transat Holidays provides its customers across Canada with a full range of holiday products. It offers sun vacations, with a choice of more than 220 hotels, mainly in the Caribbean, Mexico and Florida, along with an impressive array of flights, packages and tours to some 30 European destinations. Transat Holidays also offers more than 100 cruises all around the world.

SOURCE Transat A.T. Inc.

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Tanya Saba
Coordinator, National Marketing & Press Relations
Transat Tours Canada
514-987-1022 ext: 7020