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Signature Vacations Introduces Direct Flights to Panama's Playa Blanca Airport

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - July 30, 2014) - With Signature Vacations, travelling to Panama has never been more convenient. Effective August 1, 2014, Signature Vacations is pleased to offer year round direct flights from Toronto to Panama's Playa Blanca Airport. These direct flights eliminate lengthy transfers, allowing passengers to arrive at their chosen hotel or resort quickly and conveniently.

Direct routes to Playa Blanca Airport (also known as Scarlett Martinez International Airport) will also be added from several Quebec gateways in the coming months, including Montreal starting in November, Quebec City starting in December, and Bagotville starting February, 2015.

Exclusively offered by Signature Vacations, the brand new Riu Playa Blanca is less than 10 minutes away from the new airport and is a welcoming beachfront resort with outstanding hospitality and amenities. Guests can lounge under the palapas (sun shelters) at four inviting free-form swimming pools, including one especially for kids complete with mini-waterpark! While the kids are having fun at the supervised Kids Club and playground, adults can take an introductory scuba lesson in the pool, hit the gym or go windsurfing. If you like dancing, check out the disco and don't miss the weekly beach party featuring great tunes courtesy of a live DJ. On-site à la carte dining includes Asian, Italian and a steakhouse, as well as an international buffet. For added value, children 0-12 years stay, play and eat for free when sharing a room with two adults (max. two children per family).

A one-week vacation package to the Riu Playa Blanca Resort in Panama starts from just $495 + $345 taxes per person based on double occupancy departing from Toronto on September 5, 12, 19 or 26, 2014. All Signature Vacations guests staying at RIU Hotels and Resorts receive exclusive RIU®-topia inclusions such as a welcome cocktail, free Wi-Fi in lobby, limitless international drinks, unlimited dining at specialty restaurants, a regularly stocked in-room mini-bar and more. 

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, travelers 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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