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Occidental Commitment Ceremonies – Special Edition Newsletter

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Occidental Hotels & Resorts Welcomes Same Sex Ceremonies
Occidental Hotels & Resorts is proud to offer same sex ceremonies
at our resorts in Mexico, Costa Rica and Aruba. These are popular travel
destinations for the LGBT community, with numerous gay-friendly and
focused bars and clubs, hotels, tours and beaches, and the desire for
gay ceremonies in the area have been high.

Leave the Stress to Us!
A FREE commitment ceremony at one of our all-inclusive
Occidental Hotels & Resorts will make dreams come true. Our staff
will help your clients plan the perfect ceremony day and create memories
that will last a lifetime. Planning a destination commitment ceremony
can be a daunting task; however at Occidental Hotels & Resorts we
can make the planning as simple as saying “I do”. We have the
experience, the expertise, the surroundings and the ambience to make the
occasion an extra special one. And specialized planners at our select
hotels to help you create the perfect day.

If your clients have dreamed of a ceremony in an
authentic Mayan ruin, a lush tropical garden or on a beach with 360°
Caribbean views, our hotels will not disappoint. Select ceremony
packages include unlimited meals and drinks, activities galore,
entertainment and all taxes and gratuities.

Taking care of all the final details is our promise!
Your client will take home memories of a lifetime; we help to pick the
perfect ceremony location, a gorgeous white sand beach, lush gardens and
gazebo or a rose petal path leading the way to paradise.

Free Commitment Ceremony at Select Occidental Hotels
If your clients are planning a destination celebration,
Occidental Hotels & Resorts offers free basic ceremonies at select
Occidental Grand properties. By simply booking 10 deluxe category rooms
for seven nights, we can offer a FREE basic ceremony. For the award
winning, Royal Hideaway Playacar, the couple and party only need to book
7 nights at any luxury category room for ten rooms to qualify for a
complimentary basic ceremony.

Infinite Possibilities
Couples can choose from a beautiful selection of packages
to match their dreams and wishes and of course, budget. Book an
all-inclusive celebration in Mexico, Costa Rica or Aruba and let us take
care of the rest.

Customized Packages
Honeymoon packages and vow renewal packages are also
available at select Occidental Hotels & Resorts. We offer unique
packages which can also be customized to match your client’s style and
taste. Packages include:

Infinite Bliss
options, performed with renowned award-winning service and only one
ceremony per day performed at the resort. So it truly is all about their
day at the Royal Hideaway Playacar.

Occidental Grandest Moments
Set in exotic, beachfront destinations, distinctive, customizable programs, maximizing celebration dollar.

Couples who want a memorable, affordable, all-inclusive ceremony
experience, select Occidental Hotels & Resorts for a celebration
package. The Wedding Planner will guide them through every step of the
way and keep them informed on weather conditions and the norms of each

Family and friends staying off-property may join the ceremony by
purchasing half day or full day passes. These passes vary by resort, so
please confirm with the wedding coordinator prior to arrival.

the day of the ceremony your client will receive a duplicate of the
ceremony certificate. Documents will be sent to the governing city of
the resort and then the registrar will issue original certificate. It
can take up to 12 weeks for you to receive the official certificate in
the mail.
Choose an Occidental property and date. A ceremony coordinator will
assist in planning everything to suit your clients style and budget.
From a special honeymoon package to a beach vow renewal for 10 to an
elaborate 200 person affair, several celebration packages are offered.
Check to find out what packages are offered each season – some are
year-round destinations. In each destination, Judges, Priests, Rabbis
and Ministers are in high demand! Help planning a commitment ceremony
and confirming a minister may require some flexibility, so please let
your clients know they need

to be open when considering the day of the week! The package fees will vary by civil, religious and vow renewals.
Occidental Hotels & Resorts offering same sex ceremonies are located in Mexico, Costa Rica and Aruba.

Couples can book their dream ceremony through any Canadian travel agent and tour operator. *Terms and condition apply for free ceremonies, please inquire.

For more information visit: or email:

Occidental Hotels & Resorts Canada
Marketed in Canada by VoX International Inc
Phone: 416.935.1297 Fax: 416.935.0939 Toll Free: 1.888.297.9472
Nancy Abbott, Ext 229 Account Director
Rita Spizzirri, Ext 221 Group Manager
Paola Alvarado, Ext 227 Marketing Manager
Andrew Ricketts, Ext 237 PR Account Executive