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Sunwing Vacations

June 10, 2015 10:26 ET

Sunwing Vacations Extends Flight Season From Hamilton to Punta Cana and Varadero Next Winter

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - June 10, 2015) - Sunwing Vacations is returning to Hamilton next winter for a third season with an extended program of flights to both Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic and Varadero, Cuba. The airline doubled capacity last winter with the introduction of the Punta Cana route and will be beginning operations from mid-November this year, running until mid-April 2016.

On the way to these popular beach getaways, vacationers can look forward to starting their holiday off in style with a welcome glass of sparkling wine. They'll also enjoy Hot & Fresh Bistro Meals served with a choice of wine at lunch and dinner, and complimentary in-flight entertainment together with a generous 20 kg free baggage allowance as part of the airline's award-winning Champagne Service.

"We are very pleased to be offering more flights to Punta Cana and Varadero from Hamilton next winter," said Andrew Dawson, Chief Operating Officer of the Sunwing Travel Group. "Both destinations are extremely popular with Sunwing customers, offering year-round mild and sunny climates and spectacular beaches. Additionally, this winter guests can choose from several of our newly-opened resorts in Punta Cana and Varadero."

The news was also welcomed by John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport. "Sunwing is a great Airport partner and we're excited they will be extending service at Hamilton International this coming winter season," said Lauren Yaksich, Director, Marketing and Communications, John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport, "Sunwing's direct flights to Punta Cana and Varadero are well suited to the local market, and provide passengers with great vacation options."

Both destinations offer a wide range of accommodation options to suit all tastes. Couples and newlyweds alike may be tempted by a stay at CHIC Punta Cana. Part of Sunwing's Adults Collection, this innovative resort channels South Beach and Las Vegas with a 'day to night' party ambience. They could also opt for Memories Jibacoa, located in between Cuba's historical capital, Havana and the lively resort town of Varadero, where they can take advantage of dive packages and relax in a lush tropical setting away from the crowds.

Included as part of Sunwing's Family Collection, younger travellers are sure to enjoy the award-winning Memories Splash Punta Cana Resort and Spa where they'll enjoy complimentary access to the largest waterpark in the Caribbean on-site during their stay. The all-inclusive resort offers guests unparalleled service, deluxe accommodations, unlimited reservation-free dining and 24-hour snacks. There's also a Kids Adventure program and a teen lounge.

Or for the ultimate in luxury for both families and couples, Royalton Punta Cana Resort and Casino offers a wide program of daily activities and evening entertainment, kids and teen programs, unlimited gourmet dining and an extensive range of water sports as part of the generous All in Luxury experience.

A week at Memories Splash Punta Cana starts from just $945 plus $430 taxes per person based on two people sharing a Deluxe Room on an all inclusive basis and departing from Hamilton on November 13, 20, 27 and December 04, 2015.

For more information on vacations from Hamilton to Punta Cana and Varadero, visit www.sunwing.ca or contact your local travel agent.

About Sunwing Vacations

All Sunwing Vacations packages include award winning Sunwing Airlines' Champagne Service, which features a complimentary glass of sparkling wine, hot towel service, Hot & Fresh Bistro Meals served with a choice of wine at lunch and dinner, and complimentary in-flight entertainment, including first run movies and a generous 20 kg free baggage allowance. For just $50 more per flight segment, travellers can upgrade to Sunwing's Elite Plus service, which features advance seat selection, complimentary headsets, separate check-in at a majority of airports, advance boarding, 30 kg baggage allowance, priority baggage handling, and extra legroom seats.

About John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport

John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport is a growing passenger airport and thriving cargo hub. In 2014, over 332,000 passengers used Hamilton International and over 75,000 tonnes of cargo was moved through the Airport, making it one of the largest cargo airports in Canada. Hamilton International's strategic location and uncongested 24/7 operations make it an attractive option for both passengers and cargo carriers looking to serve the Southern Ontario market. The Airport's tie to Vantage Airport Group -- an industry leading investor, developer and manager of airport assets -- allows Hamilton International to incorporate best-in-class practices from around the world into its operations.
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