Montreal, September 28, 2020 – Transat Distribution Canada (TDC), Canada’s largest full-service travel agency network, is very pleased to start offering its customers more than 175,000 professionally-managed apartments, homes, and villas around the world for short-term rental. TDC has just added HVN to its list of preferred partners, a company specializing in the rental of private residences for business and leisure travel across budgets and available exclusively through travel professionals.
"TDC believes the association with HVN will bring a very relevant vacation option to Canadians in need of a change of scenery, whether within their own borders or abroad, since they will be able to enjoy the privacy and comfort of a full home experience, alongside professional standards of cleaning, quality, and care. HVN is a meaningful addition to our offering, especially in these times of uncertainty," said Louise Fecteau, General Manager of Transat Distribution Canada.
She goes on to add "the fact that important players in the travel industry such as HVN choose to work exclusively with travel professionals to better serve their customers says a lot, in my opinion, about the invaluable role they play and will be called upon to play in the future. HVN deals with travel professionals throughout their entire process and this should be very reassuring for travelers," concludes Louise Fecteau.
“HVN is excited to expand our presence in North America alongside Canada’s largest leisure network of travel agencies,” said Meg Partridge, Chief Product Officer of HVN. “We look forward to partnering with TDC, a well-respected and established player in the tourism industry, to advance our mission of bringing havens that combine the best of hospitality and home to travelers around the world.”
HVN offers unique getaways through its collection of professionally managed private residences for the most enjoyable stay, as if you were at home, in thousands of destinations.
About Transat Distribution Canada
Transat Distribution Canada (TDC) is a full-service travel agency network with some 375 brick-and-mortar travel agencies, websites, a call centre, and independent contractors representing the agent@home program. The network includes the Transat Travel, Marlin Travel, Club Voyages, TravelPlus and Voyages en Liberté brands, as well as other affiliate members. TDC is a business unit of Transat A.T. Inc., a leading integrated international tourism company specializing in holiday travel and offering vacation packages, hotel stays and air travel. Transat was awarded Travelife certification in 2018 in recognition of its commitment to sustainable development. Based in Montreal, it has 5,000 employees.
Founded in 2018, HVN (pronounced “haven”) is a leading B2B technology platform connecting professionally-managed private residences, villas, homes, and other one-of-a-kind accommodations to travel agencies, tour packagers, and corporate travel partners worldwide. Based in the U.S. and available exclusively to the trade, HVN provides end-to-end software solutions to power a new category of stay – private havens that bring together the best of hospitality and home. With a growing collection of havens at every price point in sought-after destinations around the globe, HVN is setting a new standard for residential accommodations that deliver the trusted quality, thoughtful design, and professional care required for the way we travel today.
Marie-Annick Lalande, Senior Communications Advisor, 514 987-1760, extension 4076, Marieannick.firstname.lastname@example.org