11 OCT 2018: Sunwing Travel Group has been recognized as one of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by Growth 500 (formally known as PROFIT 500) for a 14th consecutive year. Published in Maclean’s magazine, on Growth500.ca and CanadianBusiness.com, Growth 500 ranks Canadian businesses by five year revenue growth. Sunwing Travel Group is the only vertically integrated travel company on the list.

The company operates a leisure charter airline with a modern fleet of 40 planes including two new Boeing 737 MAX 8, a luxury charter service with access to private jets, two major North American tour operators, two renowned travel retailers, a hotel division with a portfolio exceeding 15,500 rooms, a vacation club and a destination management company.

“We are honoured to receive this accolade once again,” said Stephen Hunter, president and CEO of Sunwing Travel Group. “Much of our growth can be attributed to the innovation of our products and services, the value we've been able to create for our customers through vertical integration and the entrepreneurial, forward thinking nature of our employees.”

In 2018, the airline expanded their fleet with the introduction of new environmentally-friendly Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. The tour operator continues to increase its capacity offering Canadians access to over 45 popular vacation destinations from 33 airports located across the country. The hotel division continues to expand with the addition of the Planet Hollywood lifestyle hotel brand and Mystique Resorts boutique brand into a product portfolio that will represent 45 properties across ten countries by the end of the year. The destination management company, NexusTours, has grown exponentially in the past several years to provide over 4,000 experiences for vacationers across destinations visited by Sunwing clients.

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