TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - September 15, 2016) - The Sunwing Travel Group is celebrating 12 consecutive years on the PROFIT 500 list. Released today, Canadian Business and PROFIT has included Sunwing Travel Group in the 28th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the October issue of Canadian Business and at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth. The only vertically-integrated travel company to be recognized, Sunwing Travel Group is recorded as having achieved a five-year growth rate of 144%.
"We are very proud to have achieved such success in a year with such challenging market conditions," said Stephen Hunter, President and CEO of Sunwing Travel Group, who added, "Sunwing is the largest provider of vacation packages and offers more top-rated resorts packages to the sun than any other Canadian travel company. The fact that we've achieved triple digit growth validates the decisions we've made to invest in customer experience and quality product."
Delivering excellent customer service has always been integral to the company's success. Sunwing Airlines was recently recognized as the top leisure airline, marking the third consecutive time it has received the Consumer Choice Award for the Toronto area.
The company employs over 2,000 employees and has its corporate base in Toronto which was recently refurbished to accommodate the growing work force. In 2014 Sunwing Travel Group established its own charitable initiative, the Sunwing Foundation, to help promote youth and education programs in the destinations served by the travel group.
For more information, visit www.sunwingtravelgroup.com.
About Sunwing Travel Group
The largest vertically integrated travel business in North America, Sunwing Travel Group is comprised of Sunwing Vacations, the leading leisure tour operator in Canada; Sunwing Airlines, Canada's premier leisure airline; Signature Vacations, one of Canada's leading tour operators for all inclusive package vacations and Vacation Express, a growing tour operator in the United States, together with the Group's own travel retail businesses SellOffVacations.com and Luxe Destination Weddings. NexusTours provides destination management services to individuals, agencies, tour groups, corporate businesses and tour operators. Blue Diamond Resorts an innovative hotel management sister company of the Sunwing Travel Group operates resorts under the 'Royalton', 'CHIC by Royalton', 'Memories', and 'Starfish' brands across the Caribbean, Cuba and Mexico.
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