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Certified Wedding Specialists recognized at GIVC Awards

Posted by Lisa Gundlach on Fri, Nov 09, 2012 @ 01:47 PM

Many of our Certified Wedding Specialists were honored guests at the recent Gourmet Inclusive Vacation Consultant (GIVC) Awards event, held at the El Dorado Royale, in Riviera Maya, Cancun. The event was hosted by Karisma Hotels and Resorts.

So, what is a Gourmet Inclusive Vacation Consultant you ask? Here is Karisma Resort’s explanation: “A Gourmet Inclusive Travel Professional is a Travel Professional who is well versed, educated and prepared to provide exceptional service offering a tailor made vacation experience according to your needs and expectations.”

Forty of our talent certified destination wedding specialists received GIVC awards. Happy to report that collectively received more awards than any other company. We are very proud of our wedding specialists, their knowledge of the “Gourmet Inclusive” area, and their attention to detail in planning destination weddings. Congratulations on your distinguished awards! 

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Plan a family-friendly wedding at Beaches Turks & Caicos

Posted by Yasmin Bilimoria on Wed, Jul 04, 2012 @ 01:15 PM

Selecting the perfect destination and resort are two of the most important decisions you'll make while planning your dream destination wedding. If you're considering the beautiful Caribbean destination of Turks & Caicos, why not have your wedding at Beaches Turks & Caicos, the recipient of this year's DESTI Award for the Caribbean.

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Photo courtesy of Sandals & Beaches Resorts

Beaches Turks & Caicos is an all-inclusive, family-friendly resort which features three villages (the Italian Village, French Village or Caribbean Village) which offer guests three different experiences, stunning architecture, a 12-mile pristine beach and activities for the whole family.

The accommodations at Beaches Turks & Caicos are guaranteed to suit you and your guests' tastes. Whether you want to stay in a luxury room, concierge room or butler room, there are many options from which to choose. Whether you stay in a Presidential 2 Bedroom Luxury Villa Suite or Honeymoon Grande Luxe Room, all of the rooms and suites at Beaches Turks & Caicos feature rich fabrics, state-of-the-art technology and beautiful details.

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Photo courtesy of Sandals & Beaches Resorts

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When you're ready to dine, you won't be disappointed with the restaurants and bars Beaches Turks & Caicos has to offer. From Italian and Teppanyaki to Tex-Mex and American favorites, there are plenty of restaurants from which to choose.

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Photo courtesy of Sandals & Beaches Resorts

Beaches Turks & Caicos offers a number of exciting activities for the entire family. The resort has a 45,000 square-foot waterpark, which will suit little ones and adults. Beaches Turks & Caicos also offers ocean kayaks, snorkeling, windsurfing, 6 pools, 4 whirlpools, a fitness center, spa, kids club and nightclub for teens, as well as a number of other activities.

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Photo courtesy of Sandals & Beaches Resorts

While the resort offers incredible amenities, fabulous wedding packages and well-appointed accommodations, Beaches Turks & Caicos also has a commitment to excellence and client satisfaction, which is why the property received this year's DESTI Award for the Caribbean. If you're looking for a beautiful resort perfect for guests of all ages, Beaches Turks & Caicos will not disappoint.

Ready to start planning your dream wedding at Beaches Turks & Caicos or another beautiful resort? Click here to start planning your special day!

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DESTI Awards Are Announced

Posted by Yasmin Bilimoria on Fri, Feb 17, 2012 @ 03:43 PM

As the leading destination wedding and romance travel company in the world, takes customer service and satisfaction extremely seriously. We listen to what our guests think about their destination wedding and vacation experiences and actively encourage feedback. We are therefore delighted to announce the creation of our very own DESTI Awards!

When it came to recognizing resorts for their destination wedding capabilities and accomplishments, we based our DESTI Awards on customer feedback from 2011. We are rewarding the absolute best of the hotel and destination performers.

So with no further ado, the winners of the 2011 “DESTI” Awards are:

Cancun: Excellence Playa Mujeres

Riviera Maya: El Dorado Casitas Royale

Cabo: Pueblo Bonito Sunset

Puerto Vallarta: Grand Velas (Riviera Nayarit)

Jamaica: Sandals Royal Plantation

Dominican Republic: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana

Caribbean: Beaches Turks & Caicos


Special Recognition Award: Love Mexico Weddings

We are also recognizing Love Mexico Weddings with a special award for their incredible contributions to the destination wedding and romance travel industry. We are proud to have been able to participate in their educational forums and applaud their efforts in educating travel agents, wedding coordinators and resort staff to better serve destination wedding couples and their guests. 

Past brides and grooms and their guests of the aforementioned hotels and resorts know the reasons why these properties are being recognized. And for those who have not had the pleasure of experiencing the above, what are you waiting for!? Click here to get started on your romantic adventure!

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