What Is Destination Wedding?
Destination weddings are weddings typically occur in a popular location that is not home of either bride nor groom. In destination wedding the guests and wedding couples travel to a specific location. When most of the relatives are spread all over the country or world a destination is selected for wedding.
Location for Destination Wedding
In South India, many hindu families prefer to marry in Thirumala Tirupati or Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple and other religious locations. In some cases the location of a destination wedding may be an tourist spot or a metro city or a city in foreign country or simply it may be somewhere that is convenient for the majority of friends and relatives. Some people select a honeymoon location like Goorg, Ooty, Munnar, Goa for Destination Wedding.
Venues for Destination Wedding
- The Taj West End, Bangalore
- Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad
- Vivanta by Taj Fishermans Cove, Chennai
- Taj Coromandel, Chennai.
- Vivanta By Taj Madikeri, Coorg
- Vivanta by Taj Bekal, Kerala
- Savoy Hotel, Ooty
How to Plan for Destination Wedding?
Planning a destination wedding is different from planning a local wedding. The reasons is you may not be familiar with the location and resources available there. However, it is possible to research a specific area in Internet for information and guidance. Then make a personal visit or send a representative for arranging wedding events.
When planning a destination wedding it is also important to consider how the location of the wedding will impact the guest list. If the couple lives near friends and family members and the wedding is being planned in a different location this can adversely impact the number of guests who will attend. If the wedding was planned locally and guests just had to drive to the ceremony and the reception it is likely more friends and family members would be able to attend. However, if the wedding takes place far away guests will likely be required to purchase plan tickets and make hotel reservations. This makes the attending the wedding significantly more expensive for the guests and may result in fewer friends and family members attending.
Pros and Cons of Destination Wedding
Cons: Finding resources and arranging marriage may be challenging. The cost may be higher than arranging marriage in known place. The guests attending wedding have to spend more time and money in travel to attend the marriage.
Pros: The memories and experience are priceless. To make your big event memorable you can spend little more effort and money. That will give you and your guests a wonderful experience and lot of sweet memories. In destination wedding if you are making good arrangements for transport, food, accommodation for every guests it will be a holiday tour for everyone and everyone will be happy. The happiness is the best gift you can ever give to you, your life partner and your guests.