Sunwing Travel Group

Sunwing Travel Group

June 18, 2012 10:00 ET

Sunwing Travel Group Once Again Ranks as One of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 18, 2012) - Sunwing Travel Group is pleased to announce that it has once again made the list in the 24th Annual PROFIT 200 Ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies by PROFIT Magazine. Sunwing Travel Group, which employs over 1,700 employees, ranked at #94 in 2011, boasting a 521% growth. The Sunwing Travel Group has also been ranked on both the PROFIT 100 list and the PROFIT 200 list 7 additional times, exhibiting the company's strength and continued growth throughout the years.

Ranking Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the PROFIT 200 profiles the country's most successful growth companies. Published in the Summer issue of PROFIT and online at, the PROFIT 200 is Canada's largest annual celebration of entrepreneurial achievement.

"The PROFIT 200 companies are an inspiration to Canadian entrepreneurs and would-be entrepreneurs," says Ian Portsmouth, Editor-in-Chief of PROFIT Magazine. "PROFIT is proud to celebrate the success of these businesspeople, who, despite a challenging economy, have achieved outstanding success in a wide variety of fields."

"We are delighted and very proud to have made this impressive list once again," stated Stephen Hunter, President and CEO of Sunwing Travel Group. "We are grateful to our team of employees whose efforts have helped us achieve this recognition. To be featured in this unique selection of Canada's most successful and forward-looking companies is a real accomplishment and a testament to our innovative value propositions."

About PROFIT Magazine: PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success is Canada's preeminent publication dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small and mid-sized businesses. For 30 years, Canadian entrepreneurs and senior managers across a vast array of economic sectors have remained loyal to PROFIT because it's a timely and reliable source of actionable information that helps them achieve business success and get the recognition they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. Visit PROFIT online at

About Sunwing Travel Group: Sunwing Travel Group, one of the largest integrated travel businesses in North America, 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 package vacations,, a retail travel division, Blue Diamond Hotels & Resorts, an innovative hotel management company, operating resorts under the 'Royalton' and 'Memories' brands, Vacation Express, a growing tour operator in the United States, and Caribbean Nexus Travel, which provides destination management services to individuals, agencies, tour groups, corporate businesses and tour operators.

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