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Press release from CNW Group

Transat increases the number of direct flights to Rouyn-Noranda

Friday, May 04, 2012

Transat increases the number of direct flights to Rouyn-Noranda10:30 EDT Friday, May 04, 2012Transat Holidays and Nolitours' destinations in Mexico and the Dominican Republic will be even more easily accessible from Rouyn-Noranda and Northeastern OntarioMONTREAL, May 4, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Transat, the leader in vacation travel in Canada, is pleased to announce that, for a second year in a row, it will be offering a weekly flight from Rouyn Noranda to Cancun and the Riviera Maya from December 18, 2012 to April 30, 2013. Transat will also offer a new weekly flight from Rouyn Noranda to Puerto Plata from December 19, 2012 to April 24, 2013. The two flights will be operated by CanJet, Transat's partner airline, aboard new generation Boeing 737-800s."The demand in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue area was way above our expectations, and as a result we are adding a second flight for the coming season," said Annick Guérard, Vice-President, South Market, Transat Tours Canada, who had travelled to Rouyn Noranda to make the announcement.With the addition of these two new sun destinations, vacationers from the greater Rouyn-Noranda area and Northeastern Ontario will be able to choose from an impressive range of resorts sold under the Transat Holidays and Nolitours' brands that meet the needs of an extremely varied clientele. "Whether you are planning a family vacation, golf holiday, destination wedding, honeymoon, spa getaway or a unique travel experience, you will undoubtedly find what you are looking for in our program," added Annick Guérard.An experienced team of destination representatives are on site in Cancun/Riviera Maya and Puerto Plata to provide information on excursions, recommend local attractions and offer assistance to vacationers.Transat would like to thank the elected officials, members of the team at the Centre local de développement, Rouyn-Noranda airport and all the travel agents for their exceptional cooperation throughout the season.About Transat HolidaysYear-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.About NolitoursNolitours offers its customers across Canada a wide variety of competitively priced holiday packages available year-round, for sun destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico and Central and South America.For further information: Tanya Saba Coordinator, National Marketing Transat Tours Canada 514-987-1022 ext: 7020