“Search for the sun” Treasure Hunt Contest - PAXnews.com


The contest will begin on April 10 and end on May 21, 2018

How To Participate:

*The winner must be an active retail Travel Agent in Canada.*

  • Look for all twelve (12) treasure chests hidden within the various sections of www.PAXnews.com and answer all related questions.
  • Log in to your account (Travel Pros Lounge) to reveal the treasure chests.
  • Complete the online contest form by answering the twelve (12) questions hidden in the different sections of www.PAXnews.com by no later than May 21, 2018, 11:59 p.m. EST.
  • Each question is hidden in a treasure chest icon. When you find an icon, click on it to answer the question:

  • Your participation form is accessible at any time. You may begin answering the questions and then stop and continue later. You have a total of six (6) weeks to answer all twelve (12) questions.
  • The winner will be drawn amongst all participants having responded correctly to all twelve (12) questions during the length of the contest.

Participate now!

One all-inclusive vacation for two (2) to Meliá Las Dunas in Cuba on board Sunwing Airlines, an approximate value of $2,500 plus tax. 

Meliá Cuba will also provide six (6) additional prizes (one draw per week during the length of the contest) which agents may gift to their clients, to be used between May 1 and December 15, 2018: 

Weekly Draws :

  • Week 1: late check-out at 2 p.m. at a Meliá property
  • Week 2: late check-out at 2 p.m. at a Meliá property
  • Week 3: Bottle of rum
  • Week 4: Three (3) pre-booked dinner reservations for one week at a Meliá property
  • Week 5: One (1) category upgrade, subject to availability, at a Meliá property
  • Week 6: 30% rebate on a massage at a Meliá property spa

The six (6) additional prizes will be drawn amongst those participants who have correctly answered all twelve (12) questions during that week. Winners of these prizes will still be eligible for the grand prize draw.


The grand prize winner will be announced in PAXnews.com on May 28, 2018.

By filling out the form, you certify that you are aware of, and accept the contest regulations. 

Terms & Conditions

Your Sunwing.ca prize includes: 

  • Round trip economy class airfare for two (2) persons, consisting of two (2) adults (one of whom must be the winner) from any available Canadian gateway to Cayo Santa Maria in Cuba onboard Sunwing Airlines. (tax not included)

Not included in your Sunwing Vacations prize:

  • Ground transportation not specifically mentioned above (including transportation to and from your and your guest(s)’ homes)
  • Insurance (including, but not limited to, travel insurance, medical insurance and trip cancellation insurance)
  • Connecting flights (including to the departure gateway city)
  • Taxes (including, but not limited to, departure taxes, air seat/airline taxes and applicable federal, provincial, municipal, state and/or local taxes)
  • Sightseeing tours and other in-destination activities
  • Travel related fees/surcharges
  • Excess baggage fees
  • Costs associated with obtaining travel documents (including, but not limited to passports and visas)
  • Costs associated with obtaining necessary vaccinations
  • Items of a personal nature

Modern and welcoming, the rooms at the Meliá Las Dunas Hotel are located in two different areas, each with a different ambience: one for families and the other more quiet and secluded for adults or couples. The rooms are found in 2-storey bungalows with beautiful views of the gardens and the sea. Their finely decorated interiors and luxury facilities ensure the enjoyment of an unforgettable vacation.

Your Meliá Cuba prize includes: 

  • Classic room in double occupation for seven (7) nights in an all-inclusive package at the Meliá Las Dunas.
  • Travel between May 1 and December 1, 2018 to Santa Clara.

Limitation and Rules & Regulations

  • You accept the prize “as is” otherwise it will be forfeited
  • Travel is valid until April 30, 2019 (the “Travel Period”)
  • Travel is subject to availability and must be requested a minimum of four (4) weeks prior to the requested departure date
  • Blackout periods apply, including without limitation: Aug 01-31, Nov 22-25, 2018 subject to availability
  • This prize is non-transferable and has no cash value
  • Trip extension and changes once the booking is made are not permitted
  • Sunwing Vacations and Meliá Cuba reserves the right to offer a comparable holiday in the event the trip described is unavailable due to circumstances beyond its control
  • Connecting flight to the departure gateway city is the responsibility of the prize winner

By entering the contest and agreeing to our terms and conditions, the winner confirms their eligibility and compliance with the contest rules and releases PAXnews.com and its partners and affiliates from all liability caused by, or resulting from, the acceptance or use of the contest prize.

This contest is open to all travel agents actively working in the industry, in Canada, who are not employees of, or a member of the immediate family of, or domiciled with, an employee of LogiMonde media, Meliá Cuba and/or Sunwing Vacations.

PAXnews.com assumes no responsibility for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged, or misdirected entries, or for any failure of the website during this contest, for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, services, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by PAXnews.com on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or the website or any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an entrant’s, or any other person’s computer, related to, or resulting from, playing or downloading any material in the promotion. Any attempt to deliberately damage the website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this promotion is a violation of the Criminal and Civil laws, and should such an attempt be made. PAXnews.com reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. PAXnews.com reserves the right to change the terms of this contest, or terminate it at any time, without prior notice.

All entries become the property of PAXnews.com and none will be returned. No correspondence will be entered into except with the selected entrants who will be notified by email and announced in our e-newsletter. Entrants, by entering this contest, agree to abide by these contest rules. Contest winners must consent to the use of their name and photograph, without compensation, in any publicity carried out by PAXnews.com.


From April 10 to May 21, 2018 – Search for the twelve (12) icons in the different sections of www.PAXnews.com and answer the twelve (12) questions

May 28, 2018 – Announcement of winner in www.PAXnews.com

Participate now!