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Subject: TRAVEL

Vacation Express Brings Their Big Deals to Dallas Fort Worth

ATLANTA, GA --(Marketwired - May 25, 2016) - Vacation Express is happy to announce the start of their seasonal summer service from Dallas Forth Worth (DFW) International Airport this summer. Starting on May 27th, area residents can enjoy four-night Caribbean getaways with non-stop, roundtrip airfare and hotel to Grand Bahama Island starting at $449*.

In celebration of this momentous occasion, Vacation Express and the Bahamas Tourism Board in conjunction with DFW International Airport will have a ribbon cutting ceremony at the ticketing area in Terminal D.

"We are very pleased to see Vacation Express and Bahama Tourism offer these unique packages from DFW to Freeport, Bahamas," said John Ackerman, Executive Vice President of Global Strategy and Development for DFW International Airport. "With the start of summer travel season, the timing couldn't be better to offer DFW customers a great new vacation option."

The Director General of the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, Mrs. Joy Jibrilu, has stated, "Grand Bahama is one of our country's most exciting and adventurous destinations. The Island has so much to offer especially with its myriad of eco-tourism attractions, its pristine beaches that go on for miles, world-class resorts and great shopping. We are so glad that with these packages through Vacation Express, people from the Dallas Forth Worth area will have the opportunity to experience this GRAND destination for themselves."

Vacation Express' non-stop flights to Grand Bahama Island are operated by Sunwing Airlines on state-of-the-art Boeing 737-800 series aircraft. These planes seat 189 passengers, all of whom will enjoy Sunwing Airline's signature champagne service plus complimentary in-flight entertainment and children's activity kits. Those who upgrade to Elite Plus for only $39 each way will receive extra leg room, advanced seat selection, separate check-in, priority boarding and baggage handling as well as a free checked bag up to 66lbs. Flights to Punta Cana are operated by Swift Air, LLC.; these passengers will receive similar perks and the ability to upgrade.

That's right, Punta Cana! In addition to the exciting four-night escapes to Grand Bahama Island, just three days later Vacation Express will launch six-night vacations to Punta Cana departing every Monday from Memorial Day to August 1, 2016. Travelers can buy flights starting at just $299* roundtrip to Grand Bahama Island and $349* roundtrip to Punta Cana, but most travelers are booking air and hotel bundles which start at $449* for Grand Bahama Island and $679* for air-inclusive getaways which include airfare and all-inclusive hotel in Punta Cana with kids under 12 staying freeT at some resorts. Packages to these gorgeous destinations can be booked online at VACATIONEXPRESS.com, by calling 1-800-309-4717 or through a local travel agent.

About Vacation Express:
Based in Atlanta, Vacation Express, part of Sunwing Travel Group, is a tour operator specializing in quality, affordable vacation packages to over 30 destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico, Costa Rica and, most recently, Cuba! Now in business for over 26 years, Vacation Express is one of the country's largest and most trusted tour operators. Travelers looking for the most affordable, all-inclusive vacations may book Vacation Express' exclusive, non-stop packages through their travel agent, directly by phone seven days a week at 1-800-309-4717 or online at VACATIONEXPRESS.com. Exclusive charter flights are operated by Sunwing Airlines and Swift Air, LLC. See operator / participant agreement for details.

About Dallas Fort Worth International Airport:
Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport warmly welcomes more than 64 million customers along their journey every year, elevating DFW to a status as one of the most frequently visited superhub airports in the world. DFW Airport customers can choose among 156 domestic and 55 international nonstop destinations worldwide. DFW is elevating the customer experience with modernized facilities and updated amenities, as well as through a $2.7 billion Terminal Renewal and Improvement Program to renovate its four original terminal buildings. Centered between its owner cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, DFW Airport also serves as a major economic generator for the North Texas region, producing over $37 billion in economic impact each year by connecting people through business and leisure travel. For current information about DFW International Airport, visit the DFW Airport web site at www.dfwairport.com, download the Official DFW Airport Mobile App for mobile devices, or follow DFW on social media.

About the Bahamas:
The Islands of The Bahamas have a place in the sun for everyone. Each island has its own personality and attractions for a variety of vacation styles with some of the world's best scuba diving, fishing, sailing, boating, as well as, shopping and dining. The destination offers an easily accessible tropical getaway and provides convenience for travelers with preclearance through U.S. customs and immigration, and the Bahamian dollar at par with the U.S. dollar. Do everything or do nothing, just remember It's Better in The Bahamas. For more information call 1-800-Bahamas or visit www.Bahamas.com. Look for The Bahamas on the web on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Additional Notes: TKid's offer based on one child per full paying guest and offered on select departures only; qualifying ages and maximum number of kids vary by resort and apply to hotel cost only. Airfare, transfers & booking fees not included.*Flight only price based on lowest season travel. Package price reflects hotels that feature all-inclusive plans. Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Advertised prices available for bookings made electronically or through your travel agent; small service fee of $10 applies when booking through Vacation Express Call Center. For full terms and conditions, hotel and description of all services, please refer to the Vacation Express 2016 Brochure, www.vacationexpress.com or call 1.800.486.9777. Vacation Express now accepts debit cards that offer the same consumer protection as credit cards. See operator/participant agreement for details. Public charter flights are operated by Sunwing Airlines and Swift Air, LLC. All flights subject to DOT approval. Packages are limited and subject to change without prior notice. Airfares are per person, reflect lowest available airfare at time of printing, are subject to change and based upon availability of class of service. Book by 6/1/16. Not responsible for errors or omissions. Registered Florida seller of travel no. St 38441. State of California Seller of Travel Certificate of Registration #2107538-40.


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