Sunwing – 27 August 2018 – sunwing.ca
- Bonaire with new accommodation and diving options this winter
After a successful inaugural season, Sunwing is pleased to announce it will be returning to the Caribbean island of Bonaire and offering travellers more accommodation and diving options to choose from this winter. Sunwing is the only Canadian tour operator to offer direct flights to Bonaire. Weekly Sunday flights from Toronto to Bonaire will resume December 16, 2018 and will run until April 14, 2019.
Consistently rated as one of the top diving destinations in the world, Bonaire is a favourite vacation hotspot among those who enjoy all types of water sports. Recognized for its commitment to sustainable tourism practices and coral preservation, the tropical oasis boasts 86 dive sites which are home to 57 different corals and some 350 fish species. On land, adventures are equally varied and range from hiking up the island’s tallest peak, Brandaris, for stunning ocean views to relaxing in the diminutive and colourful capital, Kralendijk.
President of Tour Operations, Andrew Dawson, commented on the news, “We are very pleased to return to Bonaire for another season and to be adding even more accommodation choices together with new diving packages. We’re sure that giving our customers the option to pre-book their diving experiences and pay in Canadian dollars will be well received.”
Maurice Adriaens, General Manager of Tourism Corporation Bonaire also commented. “We are excited to welcome Sunwing once again this winter season as we continue our partnership. By providing more accommodation and diving options we look forward to welcoming many more Canadians and ensure the island is amongst the top Caribbean destinations to visit this winter. Bonaire declared itself as the World’s First Blue Destination, it has always been a worldwide leader in recognizing the important aspects and developments of sustainability as well as sustainable economic growth opportunities. The protection of its nature resources has always been a priority, therefore assuring a great outdoor experience, such as diving or eco-activities.”
- Reintroduces flight services to St. Maarten for the upcoming winter
The tour operator will once again be the exclusive vacation package provider for Sonesta Resorts
Sunwing is pleased to announce that St. Maarten will be offered as a vacation destination once again for this coming winter. The travel company will be resuming year-round, weekly direct flight services from both Montreal and Toronto. The first flights from both cities will depart Thursday February 28, 2019.
Offering Dutch charm in an incomparable Caribbean setting, St. Maarten offers travellers everything from colourful markets and elegant boutiques to lagoons and beaches. The island also boasts over 50 unique dive sites; while activities above the water include windsurfing, sea kayaking and deep sea fishing. Andrew Dawson, President of Tour Operations for Sunwing commented, “St. Maarten offers excellent accommodation options for both families and couples and is perennially popular amongst our clientele. We are delighted to be reintroducing vacation packages here this coming winter so that our customers can once again enjoy this varied island destination.”
Customers who take advantage of the new flight services can be among the first guests to experience two of the tour operator’s top-rated resorts, Sonesta Ocean Point Resort and Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, which have both been completely renovated coming back “Stronger and Brand New” revealing a new contemporary design.