According to the Experts / Part 1: WHY MEXICO IS “THE NO. 1 LOCATION FOR DESTINATION WEDDINGS”

5 Sep

WEDDING INSIGHTS. By Carmen Laborin

Let me share with you partial transcripts of the here mentioned TESTIMONIAL video of some Weddings’ industry experts.

This is part 1. On the upcoming Part 2 interviews on its’ way, we have gathered the Mexico experiences from Mr. David Wood, President of the Association for Bridal Consultants (ABC),  Richard Markel President for the Association for Wedding Professionals International (AFWPI),  Elyse Elkin, VP of Operations for Travel impressions, etc.

Find below simple true feelings & experiences about WHY MEXICO IS NO. 1 INTERNATIONAL LOCATION FOR DESTINATION WEDDINGS. In the words of…

 

ED COTTON / COO, www.destinationweddings.com

“The wonderful thing about a destination wedding when you compare it to a traditional wedding is that the traditional wedding where you happen to spend a lot of money its over in 3-4 hours, but a destination wedding the couple gets to enjoy their friends and their relatives for 3 or 4 days…

 

SUSANA PALAZUELOS /  TOP Event Producer, Owner of Banquetes Susana Palazuelos

http://www.susanapalazuelos.com/home.php?val=1

“Just imagine,  you just cross the border, and we have so much culture, another language, fantastic food and then the prices!, is so inexpensive compared to those prices you would pay in other destinations and the weather, is fantastic, and the people! Always smiling!!… helpful, kind. In Mexico we are champions in hospitality”…

THELMA AQUIQUE / Michoacan State’s Ministry of Tourism –  http://www.michoacan.gob.mx

…“In Mexico we have very unique characteristics, in Mexico every region has its food, every region has the architecture that distinguishes them, and then we can arrange everything (for a destination wedding, on the planning: paperwork, catering, entertainment) it’s I mean SPLENDID!”.

CARMEN LABORIN / Romance Director, Mexico Tourism Board / Weddings@visitmexico.com / www.visitmexico.com

…”In Mexico, Weddings are very important for us, we take the celebration of this occasion seriously, being from a  very traditional background, marriage is very important, and everyone involved on it (preparation or execution) always gives out the best of itself.  Mexico takes values very seriously, at the same time that we are a very forward minded country”.

LUIS VILLASENOR / Manager, Puerto Vallarta Bureau of Visitors & Convention’s Office – www.visitpuertovallarta.com

Whatever are your beliefs or the ideas in mind for a wedding, we can make it possible, we have great professionals in town, and the best thing, Puerto Vallarta is pretty close, everything is close… we would love to celebrate with you, as you know in Mexico we “cerebrate everything” …

 

TOM CURTIN / Former Publisher of  Bridal Guide Magazine, current DIRECTOR OF SALES & MARKETING for www.honeymoons.com

“I went to a wedding in Riviera Maya for about 350 people (NOTE: Actually Marie O’Mara, renowned NY event & wedding planner) and the people went into a church which was into a CAVE! and it was ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC… in my humble opinion you cannot get this anywhere else in the world.

WEDDING INDUSTRY EXPERTS

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