New summer destination for Sunweb Group and Transavia: the Azores

New summer destination for Sunweb Group and Transavia: the Azores

Schiphol, Thursday 18 November 2021- As of this summer, Transavia and Sunweb Group will open a new route to Ponto Delgada on the Azores. Sunweb Group and Transavia will discover this new destination together and thus strengthen their cooperation. The first flight will be on 24 April 2022 and will operate weekly on Sundays.

The Azores, with its nine islands, are located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean and have an unprecedented beauty. With a climate that is almost always mild and pleasant. The Azores are not very touristy yet and therefore an ideal holiday destination for adventurers and nature lovers. The Dutch have a great need for holidays and together with family and friends they want to discover beautiful and new destinations. The Azores fit in well with this.

Mattijs ten Brink, CEO of Sunweb Group: ‘The Azores are a beautiful destination which will be offered by both Sunweb and Eliza was here by the end of April. We are proud that, together with our new partners on the Azores, we can offer our customers a well-deserved holiday on this new destination. The cooperation with Transavia gives Dutch people the opportunity to discover beautiful holiday destinations within the whole of Europe.’

‘Through this great partnership with Sunweb Group we offer, a yet to be discovered, beautiful holiday destination to our passengers. It is a rich addition to the wide range of destinations with which we proudly and enthusiastically connect people every day.’ Marcel de Nooijer, CEO of Transavia.


 

About Sunweb Group

Sunweb Group is one of the largest travel operators in Europe with a turnover in excess of €700 million. The company is the driving force behind several brands operating in seven international markets: The Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Belgium, Great Britain, Germany and France. Sunweb is the best-known brand of the group. Sunweb is a leading online operator of package holidays to sun and winter sports destinations.

Sunweb Group employs around 400 people and sends more than 250 tour guides and area managers to various holiday destinations to support its customers. Sunweb Group has a pan-European identity with tour operator operations in Zurich (head office), Rotterdam (back-office), Girona (software and web development) and several offices in Europe. The combination of a centralised organisation, unique self-contracted content and a strong online business model has resulted in more than one million satisfied customers for Sunweb Group each year. Sunweb Group was acquired by Triton Fund V in February 2019.

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