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Sunwing expands operations from Sudbury with addition of new flight service to Montego Bay, Jamaica

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TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sunwing has confirmed that they will be returning to Sudbury this winter and will be adding a new flight service to Montego Bay. The travel company has operated from Sudbury for the past 11 years, but this coming season will mark the first time that they have offered local residents two different destinations for their winter escape.  The new flight service will depart Thursdays between December 20, 2018 and April 11, 2019. In addition, the tour operator's perennially popular seasonal flight service to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic will operate weekly from December 19, 2018 until April 3, 2019.

Sensatori Azul Beach Resort Jamaica
Sensatori Azul Beach Resort Jamaica



Sunwing Airlines
Sunwing Airlines



Lined with sparkling white-sand beaches, Montego Bay—or "MoBay" as it's affectionately known—offers the ideal ambience for both relaxation and adventure. Travellers can experience all the destination has to offer with an array of Sunwing Experiences, from reggae and culture tours to visits of one of the island's historical plantations.  They could also take a tranopy tour of the island's lush interior or scale world-famous Dunn's River falls.  

President of Tour Operations, Andrew Dawson, for Sunwing explained that the move to expand the number of destinations from Sudbury this coming winter was a result of consumer demand and feedback from our travel agency partners in the Greater Sudbury region. "Our seasonal Sudbury flight service has been consistently well received so we were delighted to be able to add Jamaica, another one of our most popular destinations."

 "We are thrilled to welcome Sunwing back to Greater Sudbury for their 12th season," said Todd Tripp, CEO of the Greater Sudbury Airport. "Punta Cana has always been a popular sun destination choice for Sudbury travellers and we are delighted that Sunwing is doubling their flight service over the 2018/2019 winter season to now offer Montego Bay, Jamaica as an option. Both Punta Cana and Montego Bay provide local travellers with excellent winter escape choices."

Sunwing offers a wide range of resort options in Montego Bay including Sensatori Azul Beach Resort Jamaica, which now also benefits from an adults only section. Situated on the shores of the famous Seven Mile Beach, this resort is both family and adult-friendly with cooking classes for kids, an exciting Splash Park, as well as an exclusive beach and pool area that comes with butler service for adults who upgrade to the Premium Couples room category.

Popular among families, the recently-renovated RIU Palace Tropical Bay welcomes guests with new modern rooms, a redesigned pool area, an action-packed RiuLand Kids Club with an enlarged pool and playground, as well as a new lounge bar and café. Featuring an enviable beachfront, the resort also offers guests many complimentary activities included such as kayaking, water volleyball, windsurfing, boogie boarding and snorkelling. Plus, vacationers who travel with Sunwing will enjoy exclusive RIU®-topia inclusions such as unlimited à la carte dining, spa discounts and much more.

All vacation packages include return flights on Sunwing Airlines where passengers can look forward to starting their vacation off in style with award-winning inflight service that includes a welcome sparkling wine toast, buy on board Sunwing Café menu with selections inspired by Food Network Canada Celebrity Chef, Lynn Crawford, and backpacks for children filled with games and toys.

To book your next all inclusive vacation visit www.sunwing.ca  or contact your travel agent.

About Sunwing

As the #1 to the sun and North America's largest vertically integrated travel company, Sunwing has more flights to the south than any other leisure carrier with convenient direct service from over 33 airports across Canada to over 45 popular sun destinations. This scale enables Sunwing to negotiate the best deals and exclusive offers at all of the top-rated resorts across the Caribbean, Mexico, and Central America. Renowned for its award-winning service, Sunwing is consistently voted the #1 leisure airline by travel agents and is the perennial winner of the Consumer Choice Award. Customers can look forward to starting their vacation off in style with award-winning inflight service, which features a complimentary glass of sparkling wine*, tea and coffee and non-alcoholic beverage service; together with a buy on board menu of light meals and snacks (including kids' choices) inspired by Food Network Canada Celebrity Chef, Lynn Crawford. Sunwing customers also benefit from the assistance of the company's own knowledgeable destination representatives, who greet them upon arrival and support them throughout their vacation journey.

* service may be unavailable on select flights

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Senior Corporate Communications Manager

Sunwing Vacations

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