TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - February 19, 2014) - Travellers considering a trip to Aruba this year can experience the 60th Annual Aruba Carnival event through Signature Vacations offering incredible vacation packages with its exclusive hotel partner RIU Hotels & Resorts. The Riu Palace Aruba offers Canadians luxury accommodations on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

Aruba Carnival includes weeks of events that are full of colourful decorated floats, contagious music with the most intoxicating beats, ornate costumes adorned by celebrants of all ages, King & Queen elections, and electrifying light parades that wind through the streets at night. Only in the Aruba Carnival event can participants find Antillean "tumba" music, the Calypso and steel bands of the English Caribbean and the salsa beat of Latin countries.

When visiting Aruba for this year's Carnival, Canadians can indulge in pure luxury at the Riu Palace Aruba, a lavish five-star, all inclusive resort that truly lives up to its name. Guests can retreat to elegant rooms and enjoy Signature's exclusive RIU-topia® inclusions such as a welcome cocktail, free unlimited Wi-Fi in guestrooms and lobby, the famous RIU in-room liquor dispenser and more. The epicurean experience at the Riu Palace Aruba is phenomenal with four specialty restaurants and a bountiful buffet to suit every palate. If visitors want to try their luck at winning it big, they can head to the casino found right on site. In addition to the typical exceptional RIU services and amenities, guests of the Riu Palace Aruba can enjoy enhanced Palace features such as 24 hour room service, champagne breakfasts daily, poolside waiter beverage service, and more.

Signature offers all inclusive vacation packages to Aruba with the convenience of direct flights from Toronto. A one week all inclusive vacation to the Riu Palace Aruba starts from just $2115 + $375 taxes per person, departing from Toronto on February 22 and 24, 2014. For more information visit To book, contact your travel agent.

All Signature Vacations packages to Aruba include "Sunwing Airlines' Award Winning Champagne Service", which features a complimentary glass of champagne, hot towel service, Hot & Fresh Bistro meals served with a choice of wine at lunch and dinner, and complimentary inflight entertainment, including first run movies and a generous free 20kg baggage allowance. For just $40 more per flight segment, travellers can upgrade to Sunwing's Elite Plus service, which features advance seat selection, 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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