ACV Offering 16 Blue Diamond Resorts In Its Largest Ever Sun Program
In addition to the Memories & Starfish resorts in Cuba that Air Canada Vacations added to its winter sun lineup this past season, the operator will offer additional Blue Diamond operated properties including Royalton Resorts, Hideaway at Royalton, and CHIC resorts for the coming season.
“The addition of Blue Diamond to our already extensive sun product will strengthen ACV’s position as a top tour operator and provide our travel trade partners and their clients with even more vacation options,” said Nino Montagnese, Managing Director, Sun Markets, Air Canada Vacations.
The following Blue Diamond properties are now open for bookings with ACV:
Royalton Saint Lucia Resort & Spa – opening early 2017
Hideaway at Royalton Saint Lucia – opening early 2017
Royalton Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa – Diamond Club
Hideaway at Royalton Riviera Cancun
Royalton Blue Waters Montego Bay – opening November 2016
Hideaway at Royalton Negril – opening early 2017
CHIC Punta Cana
9 Memories & Starfish Resorts in Cuba - ACV now offers 6 Memories Resorts in Varadero, Holguin, Havana, Cayo Coco and Cayo Santa Maria. The product lineup also includes 3 Starfish Resorts.
ACV has just launched its largest sun brochure to date (412 pages) offering over 600 resorts for the 2016/2017 winter season.
The new collection includes over 600 3 to 5 star hotels and resorts - 80 of which are new to the tour operator - and vacation packages to more than 40 destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean.
Two new routes have also been announced as part of the 2016 winter flight schedule. YUL-PVR will operate on Monday, Wednesday & Friday with Air Canada Rouge. YHZ-POP will operate Fridays with AC. The 2016 winter flight schedule features service to Mexico and the Caribbean from all of Air Canada Vacations’ major gateways, including Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary and Vancouver with added frequencies on 11 routes, and more capacity on 5.
“Air Canada Vacations now offers more options in Mexico and the Caribbean than ever before. We proudly stand behind our new sun line up for the 2016-2017 season - our biggest yet, with an incredible 17% increase in capacity,” said Nino Montagnese, Managing Director of Sun Markets.
ACV’s 2nd annual Dream Makers product launches will return this September with a nationwide series of presentations.
“We’re looking forward to showcasing our new Sun Brochure and all it has to offer at our Dream Makers tour,” said George Platanitis, V.P. of Sales. “Alongside our travel agent and industry partners, we’re tasked with helping make travel dreams a reality. This tour is really our way of saying thank you to those partners, who are so integral to our success. “