Online travel group, Jaunt Inc. has acquired one of its biggest competitors, TargetVacations.ca.

Jaunt, owned by Torstar Digital, has been in business for a year and has primarily focused on providing its 2.2 million email subscribers with value-packed travel experiences through its various tourism and hospitality partners.

Jonathan Tafler, General Manager of Jaunt is ready to take the company to the next level: "Using Target Vacations' long-standing travel know-how combined with Torstar Digital's extensive media-based marketing capabilities, Jaunt.ca and TargetVacations.ca will have the ability to reach millions of Canadians with some of the most sought-after vacations from across the globe."

The merged company with a powerful combination of media and travel packaging expertise will continue to work with tour operators, airlines and cruise lines to expand its offering and deliver unique travel offers to a growing customer base.

TargetVacations.ca has been offering online vacation packages, flights, cruises and hotel reservations since 2004.