TORONTO, July 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Good news for Quebecers looking to get a head start on their next winter vacation; from December 18, 2018 until April 16, 2019, Montrealers will be able to take advantage of convenient vacation packages to Mazatlan, Mexico following the introduction of a new weekly flight service to the popular Pacific Mexican destination, departing Tuesdays. With the introduction of the new route, Quebecers will enjoy convenient, direct flight services to 27 of the most popular sunshine destinations across the Caribbean, Mexico, Florida and Central America from Montreal this coming winter when they book with Sunwing.

Known as the Pearl of the Pacific, Mazatlan draws in visitors with its serene lagoons and stretches of sandy beach. The Golden Zone is home to world-class resorts and vacationers can also take advantage of a number of Sunwing Experiences to discover Mazatlan’s rich culture and heritage. Travellers can stroll and see the sights along the 21km Malecon or enjoy popular activities such as sport fishing. In Old Mazatlan, travellers can admire 19th century neoclassical architecture and churches as well as quaint cafes and plazas. 

Executive Vice President of Sunwing Travel Group Quebec, Sam Char, welcomed the news. “We are delighted to be offering Montrealers even more choice this coming winter and the introduction of this popular beach destination is sure to be well-received. Enjoying a combination of top-rated hotels, excellent beaches, varied excursions and an excellent climate, it has something for every kind of traveller and offers excellent value.” With the introduction of the new flight service from Montreal, vacationers will enjoy access to this popular Pacific Mexican destination from eight different departure points across the country this coming winter.

As the #1 to the sun, Sunwing offers a wide range of resort options in Mazatlan. Families can look forward to being near many of the region’s key attractions if they opt for the top-rated Riu Emerald Bay, and enjoy its spacious rooms designed to accommodate groups of five or more. Overlooking Brujas Beach, this all inclusive resort also features weekly beach parties, excellent water sports, daily kids club and more. Plus, vacationers who travel with Sunwing will enjoy exclusive RIU®-topia inclusions such as unlimited à la carte dining and spa discounts.

Couples may prefer The Local Hotels Mazatlan. Located on a pristine stretch of sand, this elegant resort offers stunning views of Pacific Mexico’s legendary sunsets from its two oceanfront infinity pools which form part of the extensive pool complex. Guests also enjoy 24-hour room service, a buffet and specialty restaurant along with access to all the attractions of Mazatlan’s Golden Zone. 

Another popular choice is sure to be Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay Resort and Spa. Winner of TripAdvisor® Traveler’s Choice Award for 2017 and 2018, this top-rated family resorts offers numerous included activities such as kayaking, cooking classes and even botanical garden tours.

All vacation packages include return flights on Sunwing Airlines where passengers can look forward to starting their vacation off in style with award-winning inflight service that includes a welcome sparkling wine toast, buy on board Sunwing Café menu with selections inspired by Food Network Canada Celebrity Chef, Lynn Crawford and backpacks for children filled with games and toys.

To book your next all inclusive vacation visit  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 33 airports across Canada to over 45 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.

* service may be unavailable on select flights

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Rachel Goldrick
Senior Corporate Communications Manager
Sunwing Vacations
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