Sunwing Travel Group ranked on the FP500 list

TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2017 /CNW/ - The Sunwing Travel Group has been included within Financial Post's ranking of Canada's top 500 earning corporations for the first time.

The FP500 is an annual listing of the 500 largest corporations in Canada based on revenues from the previous year. Research and rankings are collected and distributed by FPInfomart, a division of CanWest Digital Media.  The news was welcomed by Stephen Hunter, President and CEO of Sunwing Travel Group, who commented. "We're very pleased to have been included in this year's listing. The Sunwing Travel Group has experienced significant growth across our lines of business in a highly competitive industry, and we attribute much of that success to the dedication of our employees, the support of our travel retail partners, and the innovation and value we've created through vertical integration."

Employing over 17,000 people internationally, the Sunwing Travel Group is North America's largest vertically-integrated travel business and has been recognized on the PROFIT 500 list of Canada's fastest growing companies for the last 13 years consecutively.  Earlier in 2017, Sunwing Travel Group was also included Forbes' ranking of Canada's 300 Best Employers, an accolade determined through anonymous surveys submitted by employees. To learn more about the FP500, visit the Financial Post.

About Sunwing Travel Group

The largest integrated travel company in North America, Sunwing Travel Group is comprised of Sunwing Vacations and Signature Vacations, two of the leading leisure tour operators in Canada; Sunwing Airlines, Canada's premier leisure airline; and Vacation Express, a growing tour operator in the United States together with the Group's own travel retail businesses and Luxe Destination Weddings. Blue Diamond Resorts is the Group's hotel management company, an innovative organization that operates popular resort brands including Royalton Luxury Resorts, Memories Resorts & Spa and Starfish Hotels & Resorts across the Caribbean and Mexico; while NexusTours is a full-service destination management company offering affordably priced and reliable ground transportation, popular tours and excursions, as well as other travel management services.

About Financial Post (FP500)

The Financial Post (FP500) is an annual listing of the 500 largest corporations in Canada based on revenues from the previous year. The list includes Canadian and worldwide operations of companies incorporated or based in Canada, and is ranked on a descending basis by revenue. The Financial Post, a division of Postmedia Network Inc., is considered to be a leading Canadian source of business and financial news.

SOURCE Sunwing Travel Group

For further information: For all media enquiries, please contact: Rachel Goldrick, Senior Corporate Communications Manager, Sunwing Travel Group, 1-800-387-5602,

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