Sunwing offers new exclusive flight service from Saskatoon to Mazatlán

TORONTO, Aug. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Sunwing is pleased to announce it will be offering a new weekly flight service from Saskatoon to Mazatlán, Mexico this winter that will depart Thursdays between December 21, 2017 and March 29, 2018 inclusive. The addition of the new service confirms Sunwing as the top Canadian provider of flights to Mazatlán, with flights from seven airports across the country to this popular Pacific Mexico destination. Nicknamed the 'Pearl of the Pacific', Mazatlán is located on Mexico's Gold Coast along the Pacific, and offers excellent sport fishing, water sports and cultural excursions.

President of Tour Operations, Andrew Dawson, welcomed the news. "We look forward to continuing our successful partnership with Saskatoon airport this winter. Mazatlán has long been a favourite vacation destination for Canadians, so we're excited to continue helping our customers save time and money with this convenient flight service."

With this new service, travellers can enjoy more options to escape the cold this winter with 12 vacation hotspots to choose from across Mexico and the Caribbean: from Cayo Coco and Cayo Santa Maria in Cuba, to Punta Cana and Puerto Plata in the Dominican, to Jamaica, Los Cabos in Mexico, and more.

Stephen Maybury, Skyxe Saskatoon Airport President and CEO, added, "We're proud to be partnering with Sunwing to bring Saskatchewan sun seekers more destination choice as demand for sunspot vacations continues to demonstrate sustained growth."

Sunwing offers a wide range of accommodation options to suit travellers of all ages. When families book their holiday with the #1 to the sun, they can also enjoy exclusive perks such as access to the largest offering of TripAdvisor's® top-rated family resorts, Kids Stay, Play, and Eat FREE, and family rooms that accommodate 5 or more guests, depending on the resort they select. Couples are also sure to appreciate benefits such as unlimited a la carte dining and spa discounts offered at many resorts.

Located in the vibrant Golden Zone is El Cid Marina, known for its secluded golden-sand beach and elegant decor. Children will find plenty of fun activities to keep them busy at the El Cid Kids Club, or the whole family can enjoy plenty of included activities such as kayaking, boogie boarding, and other beach and pool activities. Or, guests looking to explore can stroll the cobblestone streets of the historical city, where they can enjoy shopping and dining, and explore the lively, colourful culture.

Vacationers can also find a solid blend of adventure and relaxation at Riu Emerald Bay, which overlooks the expansive Brujas Beach. At this resort, guests enjoy exclusive RIU®-topia features including: unlimited reservation-free à la carte dining and international drinks, in-room liquor dispenser, free Wi-Fi in common areas, spa credit and more. Avid surfers will find plenty of waves at the nearby Playa Brujas, while active guests can take advantage of complimentary sports like beach volleyball or body boarding. Younger ones can look forward to a daily program of activities at the RiuLand Kids Club.  Or, those looking to unwind can ease any sore muscles in the fresh water pool equipped with hydro-massage areas. Guests can also savour a variety of delectable cuisines, from Asian to Steakhouse and traditional Mexican favourites prepared by skilled chefs.

All Sunwing packages from Saskatoon to Mazatlán include return flights on Sunwing Airlines where passengers can sit back and relax while on board, with award-winning inflight service that includes a sparkling wine toast, complimentary non-alcoholic beverage service and buy on board selection of light meals and snacks with choices inspired by Food Network Canada Celebrity Chef, Lynn Crawford. Passengers also benefit from a generous complimentary 23kg checked luggage allowance.

To book your next vacation, visit www.sunwing.ca  or contact your travel agent.

About Sunwing

As the #1 to the sun and North America's largest vertically integrated travel company, Sunwing has more flights to the south than any other leisure carrier with convenient direct service from over 34 airports across Canada to over 50 popular sun destinations. This scale enables Sunwing to negotiate the best deals and exclusive offers at all of the top-rated resorts across the Caribbean, Mexico, and Central America. Renowned for its award-winning service, Sunwing is consistently voted the #1 leisure airline by travel agents and is the perennial winner of the Consumer Choice Award. Customers can look forward to starting their vacation off in style with award-winning inflight service, which features a complimentary glass of sparkling wine, tea and coffee and non-alcoholic beverage service; together with a buy on board menu of light meals and snacks (including kids' choices) inspired by Food Network Canada Celebrity Chef, Lynn Crawford. Sunwing customers also benefit from the assistance of the company's own knowledgeable destination representatives, who greet them upon arrival and support them throughout their vacation journey.

SOURCE Sunwing Vacations Inc.

For further information: For all media enquiries, please contact: Rachel Goldrick, Senior Corporate Communications, Manager, Sunwing Vacations, 1-800-387-5602 | media@sunwing.ca

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