Provided by Sunwing Vacations Inc/Globe Newswire
TORONTO, Aug. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Following an immensely successful inaugural season in 2018/2019, Sunwing has announced it will be returning to Tobago this winter with weekly direct flights from Toronto. Sunwing is the only Canadian leisure carrier to offer direct flights to this tropical destination, with flights operating weekly from December 19, 2019 until April 16, 2020. Sunwing’s direct flight service to Tobago has had a positive effect in the island’s tourism industry, with arrivals increasing throughout Sunwing’s inaugural season.
President of Tour Operations for Sunwing, Andrew Dawson, commented on the news, “We are excited to be returning to the island of Tobago for a second season and offering residents of the Greater Toronto Area with even more ways to Vacation Better. We’re certain that the island’s lush landscapes, untouched beaches and tropical rainforests will continue to be a big draw for our customers this coming season.”
“The return of Sunwing’s winter service to Tobago is great news for tourism in Tobago,” added Louis Lewis, CEO for the Tobago Tourism Agency. “This follows a very strong performance for the inaugural season in 2018/19 where our overall arrivals increased by 10%. We welcome the service and look forward to building a strong partnership with the airline to support growing arrivals from the Canadian market.”
The smaller of two islands that make up the nation of Trinidad and Tobago, Tobago is known for its lush landscapes, breathtaking beaches and vibrant culture. Vacationers who choose to visit this picturesque destination can spend their time soaking up the sun on pristine beaches, snorkelling alongside exotic marine life or discovering the island’s unique tropical landscapes on a Sunwing Experiences excursion.
Travellers can choose from numerous resorts on the island with options for all ages, tastes and budgets. The family-friendly Starfish Tobago Resort offers comfortable accommodations in a picturesque tropical setting, with an action-packed kids club and delicious dining options. Another popular resort on the island is Magdalena Grand Beach and Golf Resort. This luxurious property is located on an 18-hole championship course designed by the PGA and offers breathtaking ocean views.