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meet Our Team

Loves shoes, sunshine, margaritas and fish tacos. And it's entirely possible she could become that crazy cat lady in another 20 years.

Nicole Bedard

Lead Planner
Creative Strategist
DW Expert, WPICC
Loves the outdoors and being active, enjoys everything from kayaking, to horseback riding although a good Netflix crime marathon works too!

Beth Myerscough

Assistant Planner
Event Support
Social Media 

how we can help

You may be asking yourself, why do I need a destination wedding specialist? Destination weddings are definitely a little different than a traditional wedding. They consist of a ceremony, reception, vacations for the wedding couple and their guests, and a honeymoon, all rolled into one! There are several distinct advantages to using a good destination wedding specialist. 
Save Time
Reduce Stress
First-Hand Venue Experience
Long Time Vendor Relationships
Solve Problems

What We Do

Located in St. Thomas Ontario Canada, we assist couples from across Canada create unique, romantic and personalized Destination Wedding vacations in some of the most beautiful locations in Mexico and the Caribbean. 
We believe memorable & successful destination weddings aren't just a stunning location, but a combination of venue, immaculate service, great food, with fabulous rooms and resort amenities. 
Our goal is to guide you through the planning process with ease and excitement, focusing on all the important details so that you can focus simply on each other. After all, we're not just planning a trip, we're planning a whole life experience. Do you really want to leave that to chance?
We can manage all aspects of planning your Destination Wedding event, from discovering the perfect venue, assisting with event design, vendor management, plus travel planning for you and your guests. We've also be known to dabble in a little counselling, helping smooth over any uncomfortable family drama!


  • Aside from being friendly, easy to reach and genuinely excited for you, the best part was working with Nicole during the hard times. We had to scrap plan A and go back to square one. Nicole supported us every step of the way, she was empathetic, solution focused and creative in her approach. She made me feel heard when I was upset. I know counseling is not an official part of her job, but it's critical to have when dealing with brides, wedding planning and group travel. Nicole will get the job done as best she can. She is on your side. She cares. She will support you! 

    crystal & sean

    Secrets Maroma
  •  If you're in Ontario and ever thinking about doing a destination wedding, Nicole is hands down who you need to talk to. She arranged absolutely everything for our wedding AND found our honeymoon spot. Both 100% flawless. We couldn't be happier! 

    kari & craig

    Barcelo Maya Colonial
  • Nicole was very helpful with all my questions, and I did have a lot! I had a large group of people with very different schedules and she was very patient with all of them, providing a very friendly and inviting atmosphere. She had lots of great advice and recommendations for different resorts and always kept our budget in mind. Without Nicole’s help, I would still be trying to decide where to get married LOL.

    kendra & tyler

    Rio Ocho Rios 
  • Our trip was so amazing!! I cannot say enough great things about the resort and staff. It was pure paradise! Thank you all so much for helping to make our day perfect! 

    penny & kristian

    Majestic Colonial
  • Nicole was always quick to reply with answers to our many questions. She had tons of helpful tips and advice and always went above and beyond to ensure we had what we wanted or found out how to get it! She helped plan our wedding perfectly and made our on-site appointment easy because they had all our wishes all laid out already from Nicole :) she’s fantastic!!

    cari & nathan

    Barcelo Maya Colonial


Industry recognized as an accomplished Destination Wedding planner, Nicole has been building dream weddings for her couples for over 25 years. You'll find her to be fun, honest and approachable, blended with professional at all times. 


Nicole has a keen attention to detail, she delights in the logistics, spreadsheets and vendor negotiations that allow her couples the true luxury to enjoy their engagement while planning their most memorable day.

Always willing to go the extra mile, be it hand delivering documents for a Mexican Priest, doing site visits to see layouts and meet the staff, or arranging a special wedding menu tasting off-site, she works on your behalf to ensure your day runs smoothly and you'll be confident in your choice well before arrival.

She feels strongly that site inspections and research is the key to finding the best locations for a couple and their guests. Travelling multiple times a year to seek out new venues, she's personally visited over 170 venues to better serve her couples.

When not working on weddings she is the Queen of home improvement. A self-taught carpenter, plumber, and ceramic tile fitter. (Failing electrician status after the ceiling fan incident) You'll find she always has a notebook nearby filled with her upcoming "projects".
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About Nicole

About Beth


Beth joined the A-DestinationWedding team in late 2021. Working alongside Nicole she assists with all aspects of group travel and will soon be taking on our Bachelor and Bachelorette Trip clientele. 


Beth moved from Brantford in 2017 to attend Fanshawe College.  After a short stint in nursing she ended up in Event Planning and Travel & Tourism and wouldn't change it for the world. 

Beth brings a vast range of travel experiences with her as she was fortunate to tag along with her Grandparents on many of their adventures. From cruising in Hawaii and New Zealand to city hopping in Australia to coach tours in Britain and Italy, she has a wealth of international pins on her travel map!

In her free time Beth enjoys socializing with friends at many local events, taking quick trips with family to the US or just snuggling at home with her fur-baby River. Fun fact - Beth has toured many Ontario craft breweries and has visited EVERY craft brewery in the city of London. 

We're sure you'll find her youthful energy a welcome addition to the team!
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get in touch!

c/o Elgin Travel & Cruises
417 Wellington Street   
St. Thomas On N5R 5J5
(888) 849-2789 or (519) 633-6300

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