MEXICAN ADVENTURES, MAYAN TREASURES!

We’re going to a resort. Fantastic! We’re going to escape the extreme cold for a few days. Awesome!  
We’re going to enjoy tropical fruits and exotic drinks. Superb! We’re going to soak up the sun, sand and sea-breeze! Amazing!

Well, the party had just begun for our group of over 25 revelers, ranging from teens to seniors, celebrating New Year’s at Riviera Maya, Mexico. For thorough city-bred folks like us, this should have been sufficient to relax over the holidays. Flying to Cancun at this time of the year, laying on the beach was our dream, our well-planned vacation. Even before touchdown into the region, you can’t help but be wonderstruck at the miles of practically unpopulated dense, green tropical forest boundaries of the turquoise Caribbean Sea. As also Cancun’s extremely party-friendly Hotel Zone! The city line is dotted by beautiful, well-lit resorts as we drive into our very tastefully done all-inclusive beachfront paradise, which was going to be our home for the week.

The perfect white sand beaches, the flora and fauna native to Yucatan Peninsula played great hosts throughout our entire stay. The expanse of the jungle beckoned us to get more active on the trip and it offered plenty of opportunities to explore. So, even as we went to the most beautiful jewelry store with all kinds of lovely silver ornaments, we were more attracted towards the monkeys that were swinging on the trees outside! The treasures of the jungles seemed more precious, inspiring us to be more adventurous! Continue reading “MEXICAN ADVENTURES, MAYAN TREASURES!”

Sunwing celebrates inaugural flight to Bonaire from Toronto

Captain Chris Lewis and his crew were greeted by Commissioner of Economic Development & Tourism Mr. Hubert Martis, Director of Tourism, Mr. Maurice Adriaens and Marketing Manager for Bonaire Tourism, Malinda Hassell, together with representatives from the island’s hotels and resorts.

Captain Lewis was invited to cut a specially made Sunwing cake in honour of the new flight service. Then he and the entire crew were officially recognized as ambassadors of Bonaire and each received a special commemorative medal.

The weekly Sunwing flight service to Bonaire provides Canadians with the only direct connection to this relatively undiscovered tropical gem this coming winter. Flights are scheduled every Sunday until April 15, 2018.

The perfect destination for active travellers like divers or wind/kite surfers, Bonaire is recognized for its commitment to sustainable tourism practices and coral preservation. Consistently rated as one of the top diving destinations in the world, it boasts 86 dive sites which are home to 57 different corals and some 350 marine species. Continue reading “Sunwing celebrates inaugural flight to Bonaire from Toronto”