Written by Ashley Surkin, AVDW Wedding Guest Coordinator
Congratulations! You’re getting married! Whether it’s the first time or the 10th, planning a destination wedding is always an experience in and of itself.
The majority of brides take on coordinating every last detail of their big day as if it was another job. But where does that leave the groom? Brides, before you get to your boiling point read on and realize it’s okay to divide and conquer when it comes to destination wedding planning. The majority of brides take on the tasks as if it was another job.
Here are a few roles that your fiancé might enjoy tackling…
Carolina and Patrick – Dreams Puerto Aventuras Resort & Spa
Written by Courtney Bradley, AVDW Specialist
Being newly engaged and planning the perfect wedding may be a dream come true for most brides. It’s easy to get lost in the cake tasting and table arrangements, stressed over what the groomsmen, bridesmaids, even you are going to wear.
And while you take a time out, think about the people in your life who are helping to make your fairy tale a reality. From bridesmaids to guests and everyone in between, we’ll layout how you could be the coolest bride in town, while still getting everything you want on your special day.
Angela & Peter’s wedding at Bavaro Princess, Punta Cana
Written By Ashley Surkin, AVDW Specialist
The days of preserving your elegant white gown are history.
In recent years “trashing” your wedding dress has become the new post-nuptials trend with more and more brides deciding to take the plunge (literally). From diving into the ocean to an epic paintball match between you and your honey, the act of “trashing” your dress makes for some pretty incredible photos.
Everyone knows that weddings require an endless checklist of things to do.
Between deciding on a venue, tasting cakes, trying on dress after dress — it seems like the stress never stops! What’s one way to eliminate wedding planning anxiety? Choose a destination wedding at one of the breathtaking Zoetry Resort and Spa locations!
Written by Melanie Pelouze Schmidt, AVDW Director of Sales
Do you and your sweetheart envision an intimate wedding in a stunning local rather than a big country club affair filled with aunts, cousins and your mom’s friend from grade school that you see once a decade?
Finding it hard to narrow down a guest list when you have so many people just a short drive away? Then choosing a destination wedding can be a liberating experience! It often allows you to plan a wedding much truer to your vision of a perfect day than your families while still keeping the peace!
After all, since The Knot suggests you can expect a 50% acceptance rate for destination weddings while the rate for a local weddings soars to 85%, you can make mom happy and extend an invite to distant Aunt Betty while being reasonably confident she won’t make the trek.
Dressing your groom can be pretty cut and dry for a traditional wedding. Tuxedos and suits are the usual attire choices. But with a destination wedding there are unlimited options that can put a fun twist on your special day.