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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.

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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.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Palau Promotes Wedding and Honeymoon Products

Palau is promoting weddings and honeymoons, including everything from underwater nuptials to an up close and personal encounter with dolphins.

Sam’s Tours, Fish ‘n’ Fins and Neco Tours all offer the opportunity to engage in underwater nuptials. Although no packaged programs exist, each tour company can provide this customizable service for those hard core divers who feel the urge to exchange their vows beneath the surface. Other available options through these vendors include a wedding on the secluded island of Peleliu at Honeymoon Beach or on board a live-aboard yacht while out at sea.

The beachside Palau Pacific Resort has hosted many couples interested in exchanging their nuptials. The Palau Pacific Resort’s wedding package includes private beach ceremony; personal wedding coordinator; transfers to and from the airport in a VIP vehicle; fresh floral arrangements/flower shower/floral wedding ring pillow; marriage certificate; bridal bouquet and groom’s corsage; Champagne toast after the ceremony; bridal beauty package; 80-minute treatment for the bride at Elilai Spa by Mandara; wedding gift especially made by Palau Pacific Resort; exclusive use of a bride’s room for preparations; gift voucher (two nights in a Ocean View Room, for a return visit, valid for one year).

Dolphins Pacific is another option, where the bride and groom can swim with dolphins, either pre- or post-ceremony as a way to commemorate the occasion. Dolphin’s Pacific Ocean Blessing package allows couples to have a private affair in the remote Emerald Lagoon alongside the dolphins. The package starts at $1,500 (eight person maximum) and includes private ceremony at Emerald Lagoon, boat transportation to and from Dolphin Bay; roundtrip land transportation from Palau Pacific Resort to venue; ceremony officiated by a Judge; mar mar, lei and bouquet; VIP red carpet and flower and candle arrangements; hair and makeup “Bridal Beauty Package” by Melusch- Dil; and photo (CD and album) services of ceremony

Monday, April 26, 2010

Advantage Weddings Premier Package

You are invited to discover Adventure Weddings. Puerto Vallarta Mexico is the ideal location for your tropical dream wedding. Our exclusive beach hideaway of Las Caletas is located in the southern part of the Bay of Banderas. Its seclusion will provide you with the privacy not found in any resort, creating the perfect beach wedding you have always dreamed of!

Las Caletas Premier Wedding Packages include everything you need for private weddings in Puerto Vallarta Mexico from a decorated setting and wedding flowers to a tropical wedding reception for all of your guests. We'll even include transportation for your entire wedding party on our mid-sized top of the line catamarans, where you can enjoy an open bar while gliding across the beautiful waters of Banderas Bay.

The Premier Package is perfect for couples looking for the tropical elegance of a destination wedding where they can relax, enjoy each other and provide their guests with an event they will never forget. From your wedding flowers, music and reception to honeymoon activities and planned events for your entire wedding party, she can help you turn your ideas into the wedding of your dreams.

Caletas Premier Wedding Packages include:
• Pre-vacation consultations and preparations
• Site inspection and wedding rehearsal for 2 at Las Caletas
• Private boat to and from Las Caletas
• Private use of our hill top spa for bridal party preparations and dressing
• Las Caletas private ceremony and a private beach for reception dinner
• Decorated setting for ceremony including torch hit aisle and tropical center piece
• Minister Services
• Flowers bridal bouquet, boutonniere for groom and center piece for reception
• Appetizers and sparkling wine toast
• Formal table linen
• Reception dinner buffet
• 7 hours free bar
• Waiter service from bar during dinner includes wine
• Tropical beach dance floor, sound system and bonfire

Monday, April 19, 2010

Grand Velas Suite & Spa Resort - Wedding Perfection

Located in the heart of the Marina Vallarta's sophisticated setting, is surrounded by one of the country’s most beautiful golf courses. Boutique hotel stands tall, allowing guests to enjoy an ambience of finesse replete with customized details. The collection of 493 suites contains something to suit every couple or family. Every suite embodies luxury living with generous space and simplicity, a soothing earth toned color scheme and subtle Mayan motifs. The amenities include oceanfront and jungle terraces with romantic plunge pools, in room massage tables, whirlpool tubs, plasma screen TVs, iPod stations, wireless internet access, and butler concierge service.

Grand Vellas offers elegant event space to match the dreams of every bride and groom, from a seaside wedding to venues for your bridal shower and rehearsal dinner to a choice of ballrooms hosting banquets for up to 800 guests. One outdoor area adapts comfortably for groups of 10 - 3000 participants. Parties of two receive the same personalized attention as the largest groups of family and friends. Couples can count on custom menus paired with the perfect wines for their guests. Or, if you prefer, enjoy a romantic dinner for two on the beach with the moon and sea as the only witnesses.

Packages in paradise all inclusive package cover all the bases, including room blocks for you and your guests, legal requirements, the cake, sparkling wine even a nuptial breakfast in bed. Before or after the big day, you and your guests can unwind at the Spa, featuring 40 private treatment suites and deluxe services including couples massage, body wraps and bridal beauty. Complimentary activities range from yoga to scuba diving lessons

Friday, April 16, 2010

Stockholm to Host Royal Wedding, LOVE Fest

On June 19, the marriage of HRH Crown Princess Victoria and Daniel Westling will take place in Stockholm. The City of Stockholm is extending an invitation to a grand celebration that will allow Stockholmers, tourists and visitors to celebrate together. The theme of this celebration is love and its name is LOVE Stockholm 2010.

The two-week celebration will commence with the inauguration of Sweden’s annual National Day festivities on June 6. The celebration then continues over the following two weeks, culminating with the wedding on June 19. LOVE Stockholm 2010 will take place at venues throughout the city center as well as at various locations in the greater Stockholm area. The city will also be specially decorated for the two-week period. LOVE Stockholm 2010 will present visiting artists.

The venue for Love Stockholm 2010 is primarily the city centre for example Kungsträdgården and Skeppsbron but activities will also take place in outer Stockholm. During these two weeks, the beautiful City of Stockholm will be lavishly decorated.

Monday, April 12, 2010

A Weekday Wedding at W Retreat & Spa Vieques Island

Who says weddings are only for weekends? In Vieques, everyday is picture perfect, so why not tie the knot during the week and take advantage of this great offer

Your weekday vow experience includes:
Cocktail reception & champagne toast, 4 course dinners, wedding cake
Three hour open bar
Complimentary two night stay on your one anniversary
Centerpiece for reception tables
Complimentary room rental
One complimentary wedding night in a ocean view room
Complimentary VIP transfers for bridal couple from Vieques Airport or Ferry terminal
Wedding night in room amenity for bridal couple
Special room rate in retreat for your guests, block of 10 rooms minimum required