Sunquest launches new direct service from Halifax to Nassau

East Coast jet-setters fly direct to The Bahamas beginning February 2012

TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2012 /CNW/ - Holiday festivities are winding down and a long stretch of winter lies ahead. But Maritimers take heart - a new twice weekly, direct flight from Halifax to Nassau is being offered by Sunquest - a surefire way to beat the winter blues.

New for the 2012 winter season, this non-stop service from Halifax to Nassau aboard a 217 seat Thomas Cook Canada Boeing 757 will conveniently depart each Thursday and Sunday, beginning February 2 through April 8, 2012.

Booking a vacation to The Bahamas with Sunquest is a breeze with complete packages available, making vacation planning seamless. Participating hotels include family oriented resorts to the finest in island luxury including, Atlantis Paradise Island, Sheraton Nassau Beach, Wyndham Resort & Crystal Palace Casino, Sandals Royal Bahamian (All-Inclusive), SuperClubs Breezes (All-Inclusive), The Best Western Bayview Suites, Paradise Island Harbour Resort and Comfort Suites Paradise Island.

In addition to the pristine white sand beaches and stunning hotel facilities, travelers can experience beautiful Nassau's many shops, sites and cafes on historic Bay Street, feast on delicious local fare at the Fish Fry at Arawak Cay, or scuba dive in the endless blue waters.

About The Islands Of The Bahamas
Life in the 700 Islands of The Bahamas just keeps getting better.  It's easy to see why. With world-class diving and fishing, kilometres of picture perfect beaches, visitors can do everything or nothing at all. From Exuma, Eleuthera, Abaco and Andros to exciting Nassau/Paradise Island and Grand Bahama Island, this tropical paradise is as culturally diverse as it is vibrantly beautiful. For more information on travel packages, activities and accommodations visit: www.Bahamas.com. Join us on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/TheBahamas, follow us on twitter.com/VisitTheBahamas or visit www.youtube.com/watch?v=9xyRfVJNS0w.

For more information on Sunquest travel packages, talk to your travel agent or visit: www.bahamas.com.

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