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Signature's Exclusive Hotel Partner, RIU Hotels & Resorts, Recognized as "Best Hotel Chain" by Travel Professionals

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - November 13, 2013) -  RIU Hotels & Resorts has received the accolade of "Best Hotel Chain" by the Travel Agents Association of Quebec (AAVQ). This prestigious award from industry professionals honours the resort chain for their consistent delivery of a high quality vacation experience. 

"We're thrilled that RIU has received this well-deserved recognition," says Andrew Dawson, Chief Operating Officer, adding "this product has always been exceptionally popular with customers and travel professionals alike." Sold exclusively by Signature Vacations, RIU Hotels & Resorts offer Canadians superior all inclusive vacations and great value.

Couples will love the new adults-only, all inclusive Riu Palace Jamaica opening this December destined to be a hub of modern luxury available exclusively from Signature. Popular among honeymooners and those seeking a romantic getaway, guests at this new property will relish in Riu's adults-only added values including sparkling wine upon arrival, concierge service, free WiFi throughout and premium cocktails.

When booking with Signature Vacations, Canadians can choose from its luxury lineup of RIU Hotels & Resorts including the newly refurbished Riu Jalisco offering fresh modern style, new furniture and décor in each room, brand new family rooms, a variety of theme restaurants, exciting aquatic sports, children's entertainment and much more.

Another popular RIU property among Canadians is the deluxe, all inclusive Riu Bambu in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This fun and friendly resort offers a lively atmosphere, perfect for families, couples, and groups of friends. Spacious guestrooms, some of which can accommodate a family of five, feature elegant décor and signature Riu amenities for the ultimate in comfort.

Signature guests also receive special RIU-Topia inclusions such as complimentary WiFi, a welcome cocktail upon arrival, in-room liquor dispensers, regularly restocked in-room mini-bar, discounts on select excursions, a credit to use towards spa services, and more. For more information visit To book, contact your travel agent.

All Signature Vacations packages include "Sunwing Airlines' Champagne Service," which features a complimentary glass of champagne, hot towel service, Hot & Fresh Bistro meals served with a choice of wine at lunch and dinner, and complimentary inflight entertainment, including first run movies and a generous free 20kg baggage allowance. For just $40 more per flight segment, travellers can upgrade to Sunwing's Elite Plus service, which features advance seat selection, separate check-in at a majority of airports, advance boarding, 30 kg baggage allowance, priority baggage handling and extra legroom seats.

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