If you’re a destination wedding/honeymoon specialist, or would like to become one, then you should know that Delta Vacations has added some of Europe's most sought after destinations to its Honeymoon Program, including Rome, Venice, Florence, Paris and London.
Saint Lucia’s Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa has combined couples’ most requested destination wedding elements from welcome beach parties and rehearsal dinners to private island tours into the ideal package for couple’s with a larger guest list.
Couples can spend a romantic holiday on the quaint Caribbean island of St. Martin, where the Grand Case Beach Club is offering its popular Honeymoon Magic package through Oct. 31, 2016.
In the June issue, we covered weddings and honeymoons across the globe. And for those of you whose clients prefer to take on an adventure whether it's immersing themselves in a unique culture, going in a safari, or taking a hike or bike ride through some of nature's most splendid landscapes versus sipping margaritas by the beach, we rounded up some pointers from top tour operators on how you can sell these active honeymoons.
How can two adults-only, all-inclusive honeymoon havens in the same corner of the same Caribbean island be so successful and yet so different? Guests I met at Royalton Resorts’ CHIC Punta Cana in late April would have felt out of place at Club Med Punta Cana’s Zen Oasis, and vice versa
Today’s honeymooners want to hang with the locals; eat authentic dishes; go hiking; drink fine wine; and post photos of stunning locations that will get them a dizzying number of likes on Instagram. In the first few days of marriage they want to grow as a couple by discovering a bucket list destination together.
A honeymoon in Africa is beyond many honeymooners’ wildest dreams, but it doesn’t have to be. Imagine romancing it up in Morocco, exploring the savannahs in South Africa or living the island life in the Seychelles. The trio of tours we’ve married together for this story allow your newlywed clients to dive right into their wildest dreams.
As a romance travel seller, you know all the facts on destination weddings: It’s one of the fastest growing niche markets in the vacation experience; Mexico and the Caribbean are the most popular international destinations for destination weddings; a 4-day destination wedding experience can be more budget-friendly than a 4-hour ceremony back home; many destination weddings take place at all-inclusives; and a destination wedding affords ample time for couples to spend true quality time with their loved ones.
The phrase “all-inclusive resort” generally conjures up thoughts of glittering shorelines, plush cabanas and piña coladas, yet some U.S. properties have taken a dramatically different approach to the concept, creating luxurious rustic retreats for discerning guests who don’t mind getting their hands a little dirty.
Luxury safari tour operator Africa Odyssey has unveiled a new website to help agents book safaris for their clients.
Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel is uniting couples with their dream wedding and/or honeymoon in the idyllic destination wedding setting—Honolulu, Hawaii.
Islamorada's newest gem, Amara Cay Resort.
From Sept. 23-27, 2015, Saint Lucia will host a roster of wedding experts during the third annual “LOVE Elevated” Wedding Symposium. Island resorts and hotels are providing a variety of savings such as discounts of up to 50 percent off and rates starting at $75 per night for attendees. Special offers include complimentary breakfast and all-inclusive options.
These luxury resorts in Canada are tucked away among nature and offer stunning landscape views, high-end amenities, and Swarovrski crystals, too. We picked one unique package stay at each property ranging from a wine tasting to a decadent spa getaway, for your clients looking for luxury resorts in Canada.
Newlyweds are on the move, increasingly and wildly interested in experiencing new horizons in Central and South America. And with today’s honeymooners, it is rare that this most treasured of memories will be a one-stop destination. Consider just a couple of compelling combos.
Think romance. Think leading honeymoon destination. Think Italy. It seems time to think of speaking with Steve Perillo, president of Perillo Tours, as Recommend did. During the conversation, we learned that the company that has been taking American travelers to Italy for 70 years is applying its Italian know-how to delivering top-of- the-line destination weddings.
Recommend had the opportunity to meet and chat with Meenakshi Vashist, assistant director, India Tourism, at last month's Romance Travel Forum in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. We spoke about India as a destination growing in popularity for destination weddings (as well as honeymoons), especially the area of Rajasthan in northern India, specifically Udaipur.