Montreal, January 31, 2022 – Transat Distribution Canada (TDC), the largest full-service travel agency network in the country, is pleased to offer Canadian travellers seeking exotic destinations a new and even more affordable option with the addition of Exoticca to its list of preferred partners. Founded in 2015, Exoticca offers affordable itineraries that are in between 100% escorted and a la carte tours. With over 300 exotic destinations tours available that meet the needs of small groups, private tours and solo travellers on every budget, Exoticca will appeal to a large number of travelers.
"The current situation in the tourism industry reflects that many travellers want to be guided and accompanied to learn about certain new realities, and in this sense, Exoticca's offer is very interesting because people are accompanied, but with all the flexibility they want to create their own itinerary," says Louise Fecteau, General Manager of Transat Distribution Canada. Furthermore, "the way Exoticca's tours are designed offers our travel professionals the right level of flexibility and great customization possibilities, which allows them to offer a personalized experience to each of their clients," concludes Ms. Fecteau.
"We are delighted to be partnering with TDC as we launch into the agency market in Canada”, says Denise Harper, Vice President Sales, Canada at Exoticca. “Their level of expertise, their customer base, their desire to be creative, to push boundaries and to look outside the standard offerings makes a perfect fit and match for Exoticca Travel”.
About Transat Distribution Canada
Transat Distribution Canada (TDC) is a full-service travel agency network with some 300 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. Its head office is located in Montreal.
Exoticca (www.exoticca.com) is the next-generation tour operator leading the digital transformation of the market for multi-day package tours to long-haul destinations. Its platform allows the online purchase of complex packages with multiple components (e.g., flights, hotels, activities, etc.) to over 50 destinations worldwide. Based in Barcelona, Exoticca is currently present in the United States,Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany and Spain. Exoticca provides custom, private and small group tours to exotic locations. While this type of travel was previously only available to the wealthy, Exoticca’s unbeatable prices now make these types of holidays possible for the average traveler. In 2021, Exoticca was able to double its revenue and passengers travelled versus 2019, it’s former best year ever.
Marie-Annick Lalande, Senior Communications Advisor, Transat Distribution Canada, 514-987-1760, ext. 4076, Marieannick.email@example.com