Montreal, September 9, 2015 — Transat is pleased to announce the addition of the island of Curaçao, located in the Southern Caribbean, to its sun destination portfolio which includes 36 destinations. Beginning on December 20, 2015, Transat will fly to Curaçao from Toronto on Sundays through to April 3, 2016 where it will offer four premium resorts, namely the Renaissance Curaçao Resort & Casino, the Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, the Hilton Curaçao and the Sunscape Curaçao Resort, Spa & Casino.
One of the Caribbean’s best-kept secrets and pronounced “cur-a-sow,” the Dutch island of Curaçao has seen a recent increase in tourism from Canada, making it the fastest-growing Caribbean destination for Canadians, according to the Caribbean Tourism Organization.
Curaçao’s more than 35 beaches are among the finest in the world. Blessed with crystal-clear turquoise waters, the island offers travellers a host of intimate beaches and secluded inlets. Curaçao is also home to over 55 different cultures and offers an eclectic mix of eye-catching architecture and diverse cuisine. With a range of activities, including world-renowned diving and snorkelling, UNESCO World Heritage sites, shopping and nightlife, Transat’s newest destination is the perfect addition to its growing list of sun destinations.
For more information on Curaçao, Transat’s newest destination in the Caribbean, visit transatholidays.com.
About Transat Tours Canada
A specialist in holiday travel to every continent, Transat Tours Canada develops and commercializes a vast array of products, from beach vacations to guided tours to cruises, under the Air Transat, Transat Holidays, Nolitours, Transat Discoveries and TMR Holidays brands. Transat Tours Canada is a business unit of Transat A.T. Inc., one of the largest integrated tourism companies in the world.
Home to more than 35 captivating beaches, a diverse heritage spanning 55 different cultures, 'live and let live' attitude and unrivaled European architecture; Curaçao remains one of the most exceptional islands of the region. Its capital city, Willemstad – a UNESCO World Heritage site – with its iconic colorful Handelskade backdrop and roster of museums, monuments, flavorful restaurants and shopping, was selected in 2014 as one of USA Today’s 10 Best Caribbean Destinations. Curaçao’s natural beauty, pristine diving and snorkeling sites are a favorite with divers and adventure seekers, and its beaches and idyllic weather, situated on the outer fringes of the Hurricane Belt, has won it further accolade and recognition. To learn more about Curaçao please visit http://www.curacao.com/, call toll free 1.800.328.7222 or download our newest brochure at http://curacao.com/brochure. Find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/Curacaotb, Twitter: @CuracaoTravel or Instagram: CuracaoTB
Ursula Leonowicz, Public Relations and Marketing Advisor, Transat Tours Canada - 514-987-1616, ext. 7020