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Sunwing Launches New Service Victoria to Puerto Vallarta and Los Cabos

Great news for our Victoria clients.

Sunwing has announced it will be offering convenient Saturday departures from December 16, until April 7, 2018 to the popular Mexican destination of Puerto Vallarta, in addition to its regular Los Cabos service which will operate this winter on Sundays from December 17, through April 8, 2018.

Situated on the Pacific Coast, Puerto Vallarta offers broad sandy beaches, excellent sport fishing and plentiful water sports together with a pristine old town to explore.

All Sunwing packages to Puerto Vallarta and Los Cabos from Victoria include return flights operated by Viva Aerobus.

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, is opening a dedicated lounge at Vancouver International Airport (YVR).

The lounge, which will be SkyTeam’s seventh branded facility and its first in North America, is set to open by the end of the year, and will be available to First, Business and Elite Plus customers flying on any of the alliance’s nine member airlines currently serving the airport.

“Increasing the number of SkyTeam lounges around the world realizes significant synergies for our airlines while offering a greatly enhanced airport experience for our top customers - delivering value for both,” said Perry Cantarutti, SkyTeam’s CEO and managing director.

“We recently opened our Beijing lounge, and with the planned opening of Vancouver later this year, SkyTeam will offer more branded airport lounges around the world than any other airline alliance.”

“We have nine valued SkyTeam airline partners at YVR and are thrilled Vancouver will be their first North American lounge location,” said Scott Norris, vice president, commercial development, Vancouver Airport Authority.

“We always want to offer exceptional customer experiences and I am confident that the new SkyTeam Lounge will do just that by providing premium amenities in a beautifully appointed location surrounded by our award-winning shopping facilities.”

The specific location at the airport, amenities and features of the new lounge will be revealed later this year ahead of the opening

Whistler To Open Canada's First Pod Concept Hotel.


If you’re a solo traveller looking to visit Whistler next year, you might want to consider staying at the new, chic and affordable Pangea Pod Hotel.

Opening April 2018, the Pangea Pod Hotel is Canada’s first pod accommodation concept situated in the centre of the pedestrian Village.

With its clever design and prime location at an budget-friendly price-point, Pangea is set to fill Whistler’s void between hostels and hotels. This new and exciting accommodation offering is unlike anything else in Whistler and speaks to sophisticated, value- conscious guests unwilling to compromise on location, function and aesthetics.

Pangea will feature eight custom suites consisting of a total of 88 private sleeping pods. Each boutique pod is lined in wood, fitted with a comfy double mattress and equipped with individually controlled LED lights, a built-in fan, USB and standard receptacle charging points as well as a lockable cabinet for valuables, hanging space for clothes and a storage area for luggage. Mirrors and artwork create a warm personal space, while curtains provide further privacy.

High-end, spa-like showers, washrooms, vanities and changing rooms, more than 60 in total, are all individually accessed, enclosed and located within the suites themselves.

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