Mitur seals agreement with Air Transat for the Montreal-Puerto Plata link
To increase the flow of passengers on the country’s northern coast, the Ministry of Tourism (Mitur) has signed a cooperation agreement with the Canadian airline Air Transat, which will allow the opening of a direct flight between Montreal and Puerto Rico Plata.
For this purpose, the Minister of Tourism, David Collado, has held a meeting with Renée Boisvert, vice president of Products of Air Transat, one of the leading airlines in the operation of flights between Canada and the tourist destination of Puerto Plata.
“With Renée and the Air Transant team who with a cooperation agreement with the Dominican Republic tourism we will highlight the new direct flight Montreal-Puerto Plata,” Collado indicated on his social networks, accompanying his publication with the photographs included in this arecoa.com article.
Air Transat plans to increase its operations to Puerto Plata to 10 weekly flights, linking the so-called ‘Bride of the Atlantic’ with Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Hamilton, and Quebec, until April, according to the new regional director of Tourism for the Northern Zone, Atahualpa Paulino.
In addition, Sunwing will increase its weekly flights to Puerto Plata to 10 from Montreal, Quebec, Toronto, and Ottawa.
During his working day in Montreal, Canada, Collado also held a meeting with more than 300 tour operators and travel agencies and discussions that will boost the country’s tourism industry.