Montreal, October 24, 2018 — Transat is pleased to announce that Santiago de Cuba has been added to its Sun portfolio, which now features 35 destinations. Air Transat, named World’s Best Leisure Airline at the Skytrax World Airline Awards, will be flying to the Cuban city out of Toronto every Wednesday as of December 19, 2018. Transat will offer travellers a selection of hotels with something for every budget, as well as its first South Your Way tour and a Duo package that combines beach and city.
New destination to discover
Santiago de Cuba, the country’s second-largest city after Havana, has the perfect balance of beachside idyll and urban bustle. As with Transat’s other five Cuban destinations, the city offers the trademark Caribbean white-sand beaches. Diving aficionados already know: the waters in the area are a perfect place to pursue their passion. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage site, Santiago de Cuba is rich in history, with myriad treasures to discover, including numerous palaces and cathedrals, symbols of its colonial past.