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Sunwing Vacations

August 05, 2015 16:00 ET

Sunwing Vacations Offers Its Customers Exclusive Access to the First-Ever Just For Laughs Resort Week Comedy Event at Royalton Riviera Cancun Resort and Spa, Mexico

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - August 05, 2015) - Sunwing is delighted to announce that, for first time this fall, the tour operator will be offering its customers the chance to see some of the world's best comedians as part of their vacation at Royalton Riviera Cancun Resort and Spa. What's more, the unique experience will be offered at no additional charge. Exclusive to the tour operator, the resort will play host to its first-ever edition of Just For Laughs Resort Week between November 8 and 14, 2015.

Sunwing customers can look forward to a varied program of stand-up performances, busker-style sidewalk shows and 'sleight of hand' workshops throughout the week. Headliners confirmed so far include Saturday Night Live's Jim Breuer, Last Comic Standing's Alonzo Bodden and Vegas magician Ben Seidman, with more comedians to be announced soon.

President of Tour Operations for Sunwing Vacations, Andrew Dawson, commented, "At Sunwing we're passionate about creating fun-filled vacations that leave our customers with fond memories for years to come. So we are delighted to be able to offer our customers complimentary access to the first-ever Just For Laughs Resort Week at one of our exclusive properties and add even more smiles and laughter to our already action-packed vacations."

Christine Melko-Ross, VP of Operations and Business Affairs for Just For Laughs, added, "As one of the top comedy brands in the world, we produce festivals and large-scale tours across North America. This time, we're very excited to pack our bags and head south with some of our funniest alumni for the inaugural edition of Just For Laughs Resort Week -- we're confident that this will be the first of many!"

When they are not enjoying world-class comedy, Royalton Riviera Cancun Resort and Spa has plenty to keep guests of all ages entertained. Part of Sunwing's Family Collection™, the resort stands out for its superior amenities that are sure to delight junior vacationers. Younger guests will appreciate the large splash pad and waterslides that form part of the extensive pool complex, along with the chance to meet favourite cartoon characters Max & Ruby and Mike the Knight. In addition, the daily Kids Club keeps little ones entertained with a host of supervised activities ranging from baking to t-shirt painting; while the Teen Club offers video games, billiards and table tennis.

Nine on-site restaurants provide a wide range of à la carte and buffet dining options sure to please every palate. A 'resort within a resort', The Hideaway at Royalton Riviera Cancun, offers a serene oasis where adults can relax and be pampered, while offering full access to all the facilities at Royalton Riviera Cancun. A Sunwing Luxury Collection™ resort, The Hideaway provides guests with a variety of indulgent rooms and suites to choose from including swim-out junior suites and one bedroom suites with rooftop Jacuzzis. All accommodation choices benefit from 24 hour room service, a private balcony or terrace, in-room Jacuzzi and rain shower.

Sunwing vacation packages to the resort will be offered from 18 different gateways this coming winter. Along with daily services from Montreal and Toronto, direct flights are also available from many other gateways such as Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver. New departure points for this coming season include Windsor and Thunder Bay in Ontario.

A seven-night stay at Royalton Riviera Cancun Resort and Spa during Just For Laughs Resort Week is available from $1,045 plus $392 taxes per person, based on two people departing from Toronto on November 10, 2015 and sharing a Luxury Junior Suite on an all inclusive basis.

For more information or to book your next vacation, visit 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.

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