Venue Feature: Iberostar Cozumel

On my last trip to the Mayan I took the opportunity to hop the ferry to Cozumel and meet up with Karla Aquilar, the wedding coordinator at the Iberostar Cozumel. Iberostar Cozumel is a 4* all inclusive resort located about 25 minutes from the ferry dock and the downtown shopping area. Upon entering, I found the

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+ 29thMar Locations

Venue Feature: Excellence Riviera Cancun

This past March I had the opportunity to visit and meet with the local wedding coordinators at some of the top hotels in Cancun and the Riviera Maya. One of my favourite properties toured was the 5* adults only Excellence Riviera Cancun. Located just a short 20 minute drive from the airport, the Excellence is

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+ 27thJun Locations

How to Create a Destination Wedding Budget

Congratulations, you’ve decided to skip the traditional wedding and plan a destination wedding!  Since most of us don’t have unlimited funds, you’re likely wondering, “How much will it cost”? Planning a wedding can be a big financial challenge, and a destination wedding is no different. Creating a wedding budget will allow you to have the

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+ 24thJun Planning

Is my Destination Wedding Legal?

  One of the most common questions I receive in the early planning stages of a Destination Wedding is, “Will my marriage be legal in Canada?”. The quick and easy answer to this is YES! Of course there are a couple of stipulations that you should know, first, you must follow the legal requirements for

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+ 15thJun Planning

How to Make Your Guests Feel Special

When planning a destination wedding, keep in mind that your guests will be committing to time off work and away from home, as well as incurring a greater expense to attend than if you marry at home. Recognizing your guests are going above and beyond, and showing how much you appreciate them is something I

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+ 5thJun Planning

5 Reasons Destination Wedding are a No Brainer

Did you know that destination weddings have skyrocketed in popularity over the last few years, and that one in four couples now considers a destination wedding? Every once in a while when I’m asked what I do, I’m questioned as to why someone would ever want to consider having a destination wedding. While I resist

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+ 27thMay Planning

Weddings at Palace Resorts

Palace Resorts really know how to throw a wedding! I had the privilege recently to visit two of the most popular Palace resorts on the Mayan Riviera, the Playacar Palace, and the Moon Palace. Although the smaller Playacar Palace is more fitting to my personal tastes, I can definitely see why these properties are consistently

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+ 18thMay Locations

5 Biggest Destination Wedding Mistakes Brides Make

  Planning a wedding is one of the most exciting, yet challenging times you’ll experience in your lifetime.  Many brides choose to do a destination wedding as it will simplify the number of items on her “to do” list, and because it’s a fun and unique way to celebrate their special day. Sometimes though, getting

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+ 7thMay Planning

Top Tips for Hurricane Brides

I realized today as I am sorting through a stack of new requests for upcoming weddings, that many of the potential travel dates are for summer and fall, right in the heart of hurricane season.  This is actually quite surprising as most travellers shy away from this time of year. Now don’t get me wrong, as

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+ 18thApr Planning

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