Wedding Planning: Honeymoons

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Honeymoons: Excellence Resort, Playa Mujeres

I just got back from a visit to Excellence Resort in Playa Mujeres, which opened in 2007 and  is about twenty minutes north of Cancun.  What a fabulous, luxury, all-inclusive resort — and it’s for adults only, so a romantic honeymoon here is ideal. Located on a 20-mile peninsula, the resort features seven swimming pools, […]

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

In the News: Martha Stewart Destination Weddings & Dream Honeymoons

According to recent research from Martha Stewart Weddings and The Futures Company (formerly Yankelovich), 31% of brides ages 21-30 are planning to have a destination wedding. I suppose that’s why on November 9, Martha Stewart Weddings will publish Martha Stewart’s Destination Weddings & Dream Honeymoons, the magazine’s first special issue on destination weddings and honeymoons.  […]

Friday, September 11th, 2009

In the News: Cruise Weddings/Honeymoons

A recent survey by the non-profit Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) reports that over 60 percent of travel agents say their cruise wedding business has increased in the last two years.  More and more cruise lines offer shipboard wedding packages, amenities and wedding planning services, including legal marriages performed by ships’ captains virtually anywhere in […]

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

Welcome: Travel Solutions by Marcia

Welcome to our most recent sponsor, Travel Solutions by Marcia, based in Baldwin.  Members of CLIA since the company was founded, this travel agency specializes in cruise vacations and honeymoons.   Travel Solutions by Marcia is also a preferred Sandals and Beaches Resorts specialist.  Book a Sandals honeymoon with them  now through December and you will […]

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

In the News: Register for a Cabo Honeymoon

Pueblo Bonito Oceanfront Resorts and Spas, with properties in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico has just launched a honeymoon gift registry – The registry enables couples to sign up for  their entire honeymoon or destination wedding online. Couples can choose from a list of gift ideas from any of the six Pueblo Bonito properties,  including […]

Monday, August 10th, 2009

Ask Claudia: Aruba for Honeymoons

Wendy, Massapequa Q:  I have been reading a lot of wedding material (websites, books, magazines, etc.) and I don’t see that they mention Aruba as a honeymoon destination.  Why is that, or is there a better place to go? A:  I went right to the travel experts with your question, one of our sponsors, Burr […]

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

Did You Know…?

Have you checked your passport lately for the expiration date?  Renewing a passport can take up to six weeks or more.   I learned this when I was heading for Barbados last spring and forgot to see if my passport was still valid.   To my dismay, it had expired a month earlier and I was leaving […]

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

Honeymoons: Bermuda, on sale until Wed., August 5th!

In celebration of Bermuda’s 400th Anniversary, the Bermuda Department of Tourism and on-island resorts and hotels are holding a  sale of  40%  off  published room rates.  But you must book your stay by tomorrow, Wednesday, August 5th, for travel between Aug. 21st – March 31, 2010.  Participating properties include  Cambridge Beaches, Coco Reef, Elbow Beach, […]

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

Welcome: Burr Travel Bureau

Just offering up a hearty welcome to our new sponsor, Burr Travel Bureau.   Based in Northport, what I love about this travel agency is that they offer warm, personal service to each and every customer, yet they are all highly professional, as well.   So for all of you planning your  honeymoon, or bachelor and bachelorette […]