TORONTO, July 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sunwing is pleased to announce Riu Tequila, a favourite family-friendly resort exclusive to the Signature Collection by Sunwing, has re-opened its facilities to feature modernized accommodations, new restaurants, entertainment and much more to ensure families can enjoy their vacation to the fullest.

Just a short walk from the beautiful white-sand beach in lively Playacar, Riu Tequila will welcome guests with revamped common areas, refurbished rooms and brand-new double rooms that include an array of premium amenities. Guests will also enjoy the added convenience of complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the entire hotel, and the pool area has also been redesigned to feature four sparkling pools to enjoy, including a kids pool with exciting slides at the RiuLand Kids Club.   What’s more, guests staying at this resort enjoy Stay at 1, Play at 3 exchange privileges with the neighbouring Riu Yucatan and Riu Playacar properties.

While little ones are enjoying the numerous supervised activities at the kids club, parents can look forward to some downtime in a number of ways: from sipping on a refreshing cocktail at the new Sports Bar or Pacha Discotheque, to tasting an array of delicious cuisines at new restaurants such as Italian at Rinascita, steak at the Black Cow or some good old-fashioned grills by the pool at the BBQ Grill. Plus, those looking to stay on top of their fitness routine can keep active with complimentary access to the new RiuFit workout area and its programs.

As the exclusive vacation provider of RIU Hotels and Resorts, the Signature Collection by Sunwing offers vacationers RIU®-topia perks such as in-room liquor dispensers, unlimited reservation-free specialty dining and more; while those that upgrade to a RIU Palace resort can also look forward to additional inclusions such as daily champagne breakfasts, 24hr room service and pool waiter service.

Vacationers that travel with Sunwing can be among some of the first to enjoy the modernized facilities and new amenities at Riu Tequila as the tour operator offers direct flights to Cancun from 21 gateways across Canada. 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.

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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.

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