Destination Weddings

Destination Weddings

U.S. Destination Wedding Bookings Trending Upward
With international travel still uncertain, and concern for guests’ safety, resorts in the U.S. are reporting that not only have they not seen a decline in bookings, but are even seeing interest in new bookings. 
Advisor Speak: Romance is Still in Full Bloom
Getting away seems to be the recurring mindset among young couples whose wedding plans and honeymoons have been upended due to COVID-19.
Celebrating Romance: Safety Top of Mind
"We all find ourselves in unprecedented circumstances. Especially during these times, it is more essential than ever that we take care of our customers and partners," says says Erika Almaraz Ornelas, Palladium Hotel Group’s weddings sales director for the Americas.
Sailing into paradise in Anguilla (Anguilla Tourist Board).
New Style for Vows on the Islands
From all indications, destination weddings and romance travel will continue to be popular, however their execution will be more meticulously executed with new attention to social distancing protocol as well as new opportunities for creativity,” says Richard Moss, sr. sales manager, USA at Saint Lucia Tourism Authority. 
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Eau Palm Beach Reopens in July with a Summer-long Package
Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, located along Florida’s Gold Coast, today announced that it will reopen on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, welcoming both overnight and local guests for the summer season.
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Destination Wedding Trends in Aruba
Recommend reached out to Ronella Tjin Asjoe, CEO of Aruba Tourism Authority to talk about all things weddings—destination weddings on the island that is.
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Tips for Booking the Perfect Honeymoon
In the June issue of Recommend we covered destination weddings and honeymoon options across the globe to help you find the perfect fit for your clients. Now, we're focusing on tips for booking the perfect honeymoon escape.
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Booking Destination Weddings
We reached out to your peers to get insight on the ins and outs of booking destination weddings.
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Palladium Hotel Group Launches New Wedding Collection
Just in time for the kick-off of wedding season, Palladium Hotel Group has announced its new Karen Bussen Wedding Collection, designed exclusively for Weddings by Palladium by internationally renowned party guru Karen Bussen.
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Hard Rock Hotels WOW Clients with Destination Indian Wedding Offerings
After years of investing in the South Asian destination wedding market, the Hard Rock has not only created an advisor specialist program, but has also become a one-stop shop for South Asian weddings in Mexico and the Dominican Republic.
Windstar Cruises is sailing to Alaska, an ideal spot for active honeymooners.
A Love Affair with Ports
This month we are having a love affair with exotic and magical ports of call…from Alaska to Antarctica, and Bali to Florida.
Beachside at Casa Velas in Puerto Vallarta.
A Destination Wedding Made in Heaven
Your clients will be saying “I do” to your destination wedding recommendations when you show them these heavenly resorts we’ve handpicked for their special day. 
Beachside wedding venue at The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club.
4 Weddings & A Honeymoon
From nuptials in exotic locales, to pampering before the walk down the aisle, and a romantic honeymoon convertible ride, we have the makings of the perfect I Do for your clients.
Bridal Suite at Melia Braco Village in Jamaica.
What is the Typical Destination Wedding?
You’ve asked such a good question (smart!) that I broke it down into several questions and sent them to the people of some top-selling Caribbean resorts.
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La Dolce Vita Ultimate Bachelor Party
Why should brides get all the fun? Perillo Learning Journeys has launched a new La Dolce Vita Ultimate Bachelor Party package, with the fellas in mind.
JW Marriott Nashville will accommodate weddings ranging from intimate affairs to large-scale ceremonies.
JW Marriott Nashville’s Customized Weddings
JW Marriott Nashville will offer couples a one-one-kind wedding experience meticulously tailored to their individual tastes when it opens next year.
The adults-only Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf & Spa Resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico is offering a new romance package.
Wedding Bands and Sun Tans: Beach Nuptials
Sunsets and white-sand beaches are the backdrop for these beach weddings.
Acqualina Resort & Spa in Sunny Isles Beach hosts small beach gatherings as well as lavish affairs. 
Specialty Wedding Options
Make your clients’ special day that much more memorable by providing them specialty wedding options unique to the couple.
African Travel, Inc. has launched a travel gift registry service to help travelers pay for their trip to Africa. (Photo credit: Linkwasha Camp)
African Travel, Inc. Launches Travel Gift Registry Service
African Travel, Inc. has launched a travel gift registry service to allow friends and family to contribute toward travelers planning a trip to Africa for a birthday, anniversary, honeymoon or other celebration.
A proposal at OUE Skyspace LA overlooking the LA skyline. (Photo credit Szuszanik Hovakimyan.)
A Wedding Over LA
Many destination weddings take place by a beach, but equally as breathtaking is OUE Skyspace LA—it even hosted a dinner during the last season of ABC’s "The Bachelor."
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