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Within these pages you will find information, links, answers to questions and, other wedding event resources. In one convenient location you will be able to review a wide range of wedding information.

We recommend that you post questions in response to the articles below; answers are posted freely.

Finally you may contact us to engage our services as a wedding planner. We also provide travel arrangements for your out of town guests and affordable honeymoon packages.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

A “Proposal Package” in St. Lucia

Cap Maison, a luxury boutique hotel in St. Lucia, is launching a new "Proposal Package," making it easy for would-be grooms to create their own "rose ceremony" as seen on television show, "The Bachelor."

Rates for the package begin at $5,750 from now to March, per room at double occupancy, which offers a savings of 20 percent. From April to December 19, package rates begin at $3,400 per room at double occupancy.

It includes four nights in the signature Ocean view Villa Suite with private pool; a scenic helicopter transfer upon arrival, offering a quick arrival at Cap Maison and aerial views of the island and Piton mountains; a complimentary bottle of Champagne in room upon arrival and much more.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Amazing Thailand – Amazing Value!

Tucked amid 24 acres of exotic foliage on Koh Yao Noi Island, off the Thailand coast, Six Senses Hideaway Yao Noi inspires guests with unrivaled luxury, romantic bliss, and a unique Redefining Experiences philosophy. The resort features 56 heavenly thatched-roof villas, each with a private infinity pool, shaded open-air living spaces, an outdoor shower and a spa bath for two, plus personal butler service and mesmerizing views of Phang Nga Bay.
Six Senses Hideaway, Yao Noi -Great Escape Package for two:

• 7 nights in pool villa sea view
• One romantic in villa seafood BBQ per stay
• One 50-minute spa treatment per person per stay
• One island hopping excursion with gourmet picnic
• Daily breakfast
• Round trip transfers from Phuket or Krabi airport by private car and shared speedboat
• Taxes and service charge
Packages from $5,610 – valid April 11 – October 31, 2010
Packages from $7,137 – valid Now – April 10, 2010

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Maui's Makena Resort Unveils 2010 Wedding Ceremony Packages

The Makena Beach & Golf Resort on Maui has announced its 2010 wedding ceremony packages, which start at $4,500 plus tax and gratuity. The Polynesian Alii (Royalty) package includes a bride’s lei, a three-tiered wedding cake, a bottle of champagne, a Hawaiian musical duo, a royal Hawaiian bridal procession, a bamboo arch decorated with tropical flowers, a aisle of sprinkled flower petals, a sound system, three hours of photography and a portrait, two hours of videographer, a limousine pickup from Kahului Airport, and a 50-minute massage for two.

The Hawaiian Classic package features a bride’s lei, a three-tiered wedding cake, a bottle of champagne, a classical duo, a wedding arch, an aisle sprinkled with flower petals, a release of two white doves, three hours photography and a portrait, and two hours of videographer. The Royal Princess package includes a bridesmaid’s bouquet, a best man’s lei, a three-tiered wedding cake, a bottle of champagne, a Polynesian processional trio and solo guitarist, a wedding arch, an aisle sprinkled with flower petals, and two hours of photography and a portrait. The Makena Kuuipo (Sweetheart) package features a two-tiered wedding cake, a bottle of champagne, a Hawaiian solo guitarist and two hours photography with a portrait.

All packages include assistance with the marriage license and event coordination. Other standard package offerings are a choice of wedding site and ceremony coordination, an officiate, a ceremony rehearsal, a bridal bouquet, a groom’s maile lei intertwined with tuberose, seating for 20, a Hawaiian keepsake wedding certificate, an in-room gift, and fresh floral turndown on the wedding night. Wedding dinner receptions start at $50 per person for plated dinners, while buffets start at $70 per person.

For the honeymoon, the new Kuuipo (Sweetheart) package starts at $219 per night and includes a fresh flower lei greeting, champagne and strawberries brought to the room on the day of arrival, and breakfast in bed each morning.

Monday, February 1, 2010

Caribbean Bridal Expo & Marketplace

Over 300 exhibitors fashion designer’s runway, wine & food tasting, extravagant designs.

•Caribbean’s largest Bridal Event.
•The One Show Not To Be Missed If There Is A Wedding In Your Future.
•Experience International Designers Collections Runway shows at the Bridal Fashion.
•Visit over 415 Exhibits
•Discover what’s new and hot In Romantic Honeymoon and Wedding Destinations in over 15 Caribbean islands.
•Over 500 wedding professionals attend CBE. Together the industry makes decisions and presentations that influence every corner of the Caribbean islands.
•Bridal Expo, Destination Weddings Expo and Bridal Fashion Weekend divided into different segments that make the Caribbean Bridal Expo the most comprehensive wedding fashion trade show experience in the Caribbean.

Expo will take place at the Puerto Rico Convention Center March 27-28 2010.