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Sunwing introduces new flight service from Toronto to Cayo Largo, Cuba

 

TORONTOJuly 18, 2017 /CNW/ – Sunwing is pleased to announce the addition of Cayo Largo in Cuba to its ever-growing roster of tropical destinations available from Toronto this winter.    As #1 to the sun and the world’s largest provider of vacation packages to Cuba, the tour operator is expected to be the only carrier to offer direct flights between Toronto and Cayo Largo this winter.     With the introduction of the new flight service, which will operate Fridays between December 15, 2017 and April 13, 2018, vacationers departing from Toronto will now be able to choose between eight different destinations, each offering unique and varied experiences to suit all types of travellers.
Just off the southern coast of the Cuban mainland, Cayo Largo is ideal for adventurers, beach lovers and eco-tourists alike.    Boasting over 25km of stunning beaches and 32 diving sites with fascinating coral formations and a wealth of vibrant marine life, the island also has a rich heritage.    There are over 200 sunken ships dating back to the 16th and 18th century off the coast, some of which can be explored on diving excursions.
President of Tour Operations, Andrew Dawson, welcomed the news. “Cuba has always been a favourite choice amongst Canadians for winter escapes, so we’re very pleased to be adding a direct service to Cayo Largo to provide Torontonians more choice and greater accessibility in reaching their ideal beach getaway this coming winter.”   “We are delighted to see the addition of Cayo Lago to Sunwing and Toronto Pearson’s growing list of sun destinations,” says Craig Bradbrook, Vice President, Aviation Services at the Greater Toronto Airports Authority.   “Sunwing shares our passion for putting the passenger first in everything that we do, and we’re proud to be partnering with them to bring the sun and fun of Cayo Largo to our travellers’ doorsteps.”
As #1 for family, luxury and adult vacations, Sunwing boasts a wide range of accommodation packages in Cayo Largo.    Diving or fishing enthusiasts can enjoy staying in bungalows resting on stilts at Sol Cayo Largo, known for offering numerous ecological excursions, or, families with little ones can take advantage of the calm shallow waters at Hotel Pelicano.    Just five minutes from Playa Sirena beach is the colourful Iberostar Playa Blanca, an ideal resort to take advantage of snorkelling and diving opportunities.   Couples and singles seeking a quiet getaway will find just that at Villa Iguana, where guests can take part in ecological excursions like diving or fishing, or relax on the beautiful white-sand beach.
All Sunwing packages include return flights on Sunwing Airlines where passengers can sit back and relax while on board, with award-winning inflight service that includes a sparkling wine toast, complimentary non-alcoholic beverage service and buy on board selection of light meals and snacks with choices inspired by Food Network Canada Celebrity Chef, Lynn Crawford. Passengers also benefit from a generous complimentary 23kg checked luggage allowance.

Sunwing to offer direct flight service to three new destinations from Fredericton, NB, this winter

TORONTOJuly 13, 2017 /CNW/ – Heading off on a winter escape has just gotten a little bit easier for residents of Fredericton, NB, with the news that Sunwing is increasing its direct flight service to a total of four vacation destinations from Fredericton this coming winter including the new destinations of Punta CanaCayo Coco, Cayo Santa Maria.    Plus, the tour operator will be bringing back the perennial favourite Mexican destination of Cancun.
Punta Cana, known for its dazzling white-sand beaches, world-class golf and abundance of water sports, will be the first Dominican Republic destination to be offered from Fredericton by the tour operator.   The weekly flight service will run from February 14 until May 9, 2018.    In addition, the #1 to the sun will be offering exclusive weekly flight services between February 13, 2017 and until May 8, 2018 to two new Cuban destinations not previously available: Cayo Coco and Cayo Santa Maria, both known for their laid-back vibe, beautiful beaches and coral reefs. Plus, travellers can also take advantage of the return of popular weekly flight service to Cancun that will operate this season between February 12 and May 14, 2018.    In total, Fredericton residents now have access to four of the most popular tropical vacation hotspots from their doorstep this winter.
President of Tour Operations, Andrew Dawson, welcomed the news. “Saving vacationers time and money by offering flights from their local airport is of paramount importance to us so we’re pleased to be offering four different destinations from Fredericton this winter, including the addition of three of our most popular vacation hotspots, Punta CanaCayo Coco, and Cayo Santa Maria.    Plus, we’re delighted to be bringing back the perennial favourite Mexican destination of Cancun.
Johanne Gallant, President and CEO of the Fredericton International Airport Authority, also commented on the news. “The demand for all-inclusive vacations has grown continuously over the past few years, and it’s exciting to see Sunwing respond to this by adding even more choice for travellers in western and central New Brunswick.”
Sunwing offers a wide range of accommodation options to suit all taste and budgets.    Travellers on the new flight service Punta Cana could be among the first guests to experience the new Royalton Bavaro Resort & Spa that opens in early 2018 and promises to offer unlimited gourmet dining, complimentary activities like snorkelling and kayaking, and kids and teens clubs.   Also recently opened in Punta Cana, the adults only Riu Republica, offers guests a variety of dining options, lively evening entertainment, and private beachfront area.     The resort is also opening its first own adults only water park this fall. Another perennial favourite among travellers is Bavaro Princess All Suites Resort where guests can relax in lavish suites or take part in a full entertainment program including surfing, boogie boarding, catamaran rides, and more.
All Sunwing packages include return flights on Sunwing Airlines where passengers can sit back and relax while on board, with award-winning inflight service that includes a sparkling wine toast, complimentary non-alcoholic beverage service and buy on board selection of light meals and snacks with choices inspired by Food Network Canada Celebrity Chef, Lynn Crawford.    Passengers also benefit from a generous complimentary 23kg checked luggage allowance.