Family Travel is part of Weddings

For many families, the only time a reunion occurs is when there is a wedding. For Caribbean hotels, this is a golden opportunity. Destination weddings are often more affordable than hometown weddings. In 2015, according to TheKnot, the average cost of a hometown wedding was $30,000. Caribbean hotels have a unique selling opportunity – to […]

Say “I Do” to Destination Weddings

From romantic secluded beaches and historic sites to archeological ruins and botanical gardens, more couples are saying “I Do” to destination weddings. With record breaking numbers being reported, if your hotel has not felt an increase in destination weddings business, now is the time to update your strategy. “Today’s wedding couple searches, evaluates and books […]

Learn How to Get the Most Out of the Romance Travel Market

by Ask Me Weddings During Caribbean Travel Marketplace’s new educational sessions Marilyn Cairo, managing partner for Ask Me Weddings, a hospitality sales and marketing solutions leader specializing in Destination Weddings and Honeymoons, will be sharing her company’s best practices for securing more destination weddings in 2016. Join the “Weddings and Honeymoons:  How Can You Maximize […]

Weddings and Honeymoons: Simple Solutions for Driving Revenue

Many resorts look at the reducing costs, adding service fees, running promotions and increasing occupancy.   But, if you haven’t looked at romance – specifically honeymoons and destination weddings –  for driving new revenues, you’re missing out. These lucrative niche markets are often the most overlooked areas on a resort’s spreadsheet where revenues can be increased […]