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.
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:
SOURCE Transat A.T. Inc.