Sunwing returns to Quebec City for 12th consecutive summer season with more destinations than ever

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TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Good news for Quebec City residents looking to get a head start on planning their summer vacation, as Sunwing has announced that they will be operating seasonal summer flights from Quebec City once more. In addition to returning destination favourites including CancunVaraderoCayo Coco and Puerto Plata, travellers from the Quebec City region can also choose to Vacation Better on the white-sand shores of Punta Cana with Sunwing’s new weekly flight service on Tuesdays from April 30, 2019 to October 29, 2019 inclusive.

Sam Char, Executive Director for Sunwing Travel Group in Quebec, commented on the news, “We are excited to be returning to Quebec City’s Jean Lesage International Airport for the 12th summer in a row. As the first leisure carrier to offer summer flights from Quebec City in 2006, we are constantly striving to offer Quebecers even more ways to explore the sunny south and we believe the addition of Punta Cana to our extensive summer flight roster will be well-received.”

“The increase in Sunwing’s summer offerings from YQB is wonderful news for our 1.75 million passengers, as well as for all travellers residing in the Great Quebec City Area. The tour operator has renewed and improved its offer in anticipation for the 2019 season, confirming its commitment to better serving Quebec City residents, who are increasingly choosing to travel to sun destinations in the summer.” says Bernard Thiboutot, Vice-President of Development and Marketing for YQB.

Travellers who choose to vacation in the newly-offered destination of Punta Cana can stay at one of the area’s newest resorts. Set to open in the summer of 2019, Lopesan Costa Bavaro Resort Spa and Casino is nestled on the white-sand shores of Bavaro Beach with amenities and activities for guests of all ages. Families will appreciate the wide-range of kid-friendly amenities including the Panchi World Kids Club, plus a range of accommodation options. Those seeking an adults only getaway may choose to stay at Lopesan Bavaro Beach Adults Only, also opening in the summer of 2019, an exclusive section with a private pool area featuring lavish Bali beds and unlimited access to the wider resort facilities.

Other popular resort choices that families can  book from Quebec City include Royalton Riviera Cancun Resort and Spa in Cancun which benefits from its own on-site splash park and Grand Memories Varadero in sunny Cuba with the Memories Kids Club featuring appearances from popular characters Toopy and Binoo™.

All Sunwing vacation packages include return flights on Sunwing Airlines where passengers can sit back and relax while on board, with award-winning inflight service, complimentary non-alcoholic beverage service and buy on board selection of snacks and light meals including the brand new Tex Mex Grilled Chicken Wrap inspired by Food Network Canada Celebrity Chef, Lynn Crawford. Passengers also benefit from a generous complimentary 23kg checked luggage allowance.

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