MONTREAL, QC--(Marketwired - October 29, 2014) - Sunwing Vacations has been awarded the 'Tour Operator of the Year' by the AAVQ (the Association of Quebec Travel Agencies) for the first time. The award was presented at the 2nd annual Trophées Uni-vers, held in collaboration with the specialized magazine Tourisme Plus, on October 25th in Montreal.

Accepting the award were Marie-Josée Carrière, Marketing Manager, and Sophie Lessard, Regional Sales Manager for the Sunwing Travel Group in Quebec.

Sunwing Airlines also received a nomination within the 'Best Airline' category and in addition two of Sunwing Vacations' business development managers, Marie-Eve Dupuis and Roxanne Hamelin-Anger were both runners up in the 'Best Sales Representative' category.

Sam Char, Executive Director for Sunwing Travel Group in Quebec commented, "We are delighted to receive this prestigious award for the first time. We feel it reflects our ongoing commitment to offer a broad choice of vacation options at the right price, specifically tailored to the needs of the Quebec market. Along with new resorts in popular vacation hot spots such as Cancun and Punta Cana for this winter, our Quebec flight schedule has also increased. This winter we will be offering 43 routes from five gateways. In addition to flights to popular southern destinations several times a week from Montreal and Quebec City, we also connect travellers from regional centres, such as Bagotville, Val-d'Or and Sept-Îles with direct flights to their favourite vacation destinations."

For more information on Sunwing Vacations in Quebec, visit or contact your local travel agent.

About Sunwing Vacations

All Sunwing Vacations packages include award winning Sunwing Airlines' 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 in-flight entertainment, including first run movies and a generous 20 kg free 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, 30kg baggage allowance, priority baggage handling, and extra legroom seats.

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