women in travel
Canadian Travel Press
Issue Date: Apr 02, 2018
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Love at first sight

Paradisus takes the guess work out of finding the perfect resort with a pre-wedding package


Some people spend entire lifetimes dreaming of their perfect day. So it can be a huge leap to book a lavish destination wedding based on a single glossy brochure. Paradisus, Meliá’s luxury brand with nine all-inclusive resorts across the Caribbean and Mexico, is giving couples the confidence to book with their Love At First Sight package. The pre-wedding tour invites couples to visit any Paradisus property for three days to experience the resort, enjoy a tasting menu, meet with vendors like local musicians, tour the property and choose ceremony and reception locations, and discuss details face-to-face with their personal Romance Coordinator.
The visit results in a couple who is excited, not nervous, about their big day. Often times, the couple will also make changes to their wedding packages based on their experience and preferences, that they wouldn’t have been able to do without the site inspection. “Love At First Sight provides the couple with confidence,” explains Ariadna Ruiz, Romance Manager, Paradisus Los Cabos. “They leave with a better vision of their wedding.” Couples who book the Love At First Sight package will also receive a credit of up to $1,200 based on their selected wedding package.
The Paradisus brand and their fully certified Romance team, specialize in personalization. Romance Coordinators work closely with clients to individualize every detail of their wedding day. There are five wedding packages to choose from, ranging from intimate all the way up to tailor-made wedding experiences that include rehearsal dinner, massage gift certificates, ceremony, officiant, reception, dinner, fresh flowers, and choice of decor. The tailor-made package is the “most fun to plan,” admits Ariadna. Couples can mix and match details and decor from any other package to create a truly custom event.
Some things are always the same: a maximum of two weddings per day, Royal Service accommodations, and a calming YHI spa means any Paradisus will guarantee brides and grooms a spectacular experience. But like every couple, each resort has its own personality, and a Love At First Sight package is the perfect way to ensure couples choose the resort that’s right for them.