Sunny destinations highlighted at YLW
Oct 19, 2013 / 12:11 pm
The annual Hot Sun Destination event is happening today at the Kelowna International Airport from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
It’s an opportunity for Okanagan residents to learn more about the winter vacation options provided through the airport.
“This is a great event,” says Sam Samaddar, Airport Director.
“We get a fantastic turnout from our exhibitors and the public and there is a lot of excitement as we start to turn our attention to planning winter getaways. With the introduction of our two newest airline partners it’s not just a beach vacation we are introducing.”
Up for grabs will be a variety of travel prizes, including vacations and flights:
- an all-inclusive trip for two to Ixtapa from Sunwing Vacations
- air travel for two on Air Canada to Hawaii
- tickets for two to any WestJet destination
- air travel for two to Cancun with Transat Holidays/Nolitours
- tickets for two with Alaska Airlines
- a three-night stay under the Northern Lights with Air North, Yukon's Airline
- tickets for two on YLW’s newest air carrier Pacific Coastal Airlines.
Those who enter the draw will also be giving back to the community by making a donation to a local charity. This year’s recipient is Arion Therapeutic Farm, a 12.5-acre oasis offering programs for people with disabilities and their families.
Prize ballots will be available at the draw table and tax receipts are issued for all donations over $20. Prize draws will be made at 3 p.m.
Exhibitors taking part this year include:
- Air partners: Air Canada; Air North, Yukon’s Airline; Alaska Airlines; Pacific Coastal Airlines; WestJet; Sunwing Vacations;Transat Holidays/Nolitours
- Hotel/Resort partners: Barcelo Hotels and Resorts; Honua Kai Resort Maui; Krystal Hotels & Resort; Hilton Puerto Vallarta; Hard Rock Resorts; Sheraton Four Points
- Travel/Tour partners: Expedia Cruise Ship Centres; Marlin Travel; Indus Travels; Tristar Travel and Cruise; Flight Centre; KVI Travel; Contiki Vacations; Maritime Travel; Boomerang Tours; Exotic Tours; SunSource Cruise & Travel; MC Destination Travel; Insight Vacations
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