Category: Destination Weddings

LUXE featured in The Bride & Bloom Magazine

Categories: Destination Weddings

LUXE was featured in the latest issue of The Bride & Bloom magazine as an expert on… well you guessed it, Destination Weddings. Tara talked about some of the biggest questions brides and grooms have when thinking about a destination wedding, such as the latest hotspots, trends and where brides should splurge and save. What are the necessities vs. the “nice to haves” … Read Read More »

14 January 2010 | 2 Comments

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Toronto Life 2010 Wedding Guide

Categories: Destination Weddings, Weddings

Pick up a copy of Toronto Life’s new 2010 Wedding Guide when you get a chance! LUXE Destination Weddings is featured as one of the top wedding planners in this special issue. We absolutely love this magazine as it features the best of the city and we’re proud to be included in this exclusive list!

04 January 2010 | 3 Comments

LUXE wins big at the Karisma GI Awards!

Categories: Congratulations, Destination Weddings, Mexico, Riviera Maya

We are pleased to announce that LUXE Destination Weddings won seven awards, including the most prestigious and coveted  “Hall of Fame” award this past month at the Karisma GI Vacation Consultant awards. Matt was onsite in Mexico at the gala event at the El Dorado Royale to accept these honours on behalf of the team. LUXE was also recently awarded with Travel Impressions “Best of Read More »

02 January 2010 | No Comments

Your Destination Wedding Guest list

Categories: Destination Weddings

The majority of destination weddings will have a slimmer guest list than a hometown fete. And that statement is usually interpreted in a positive light by brides and grooms, as part of the allure of the Destination Wedding is being wed in an intimate setting with only a small number of your nearest and dearest in attendance. However, what happens when some of those important people can’t come? In Read More »

13 October 2009 | No Comments

Celebrate Romance

Categories: Destination Weddings

Last week I had the pleasure of speaking on a panel at the Destination Weddings and Honeymoons Magazine “Celebrate Romance” event, which was held at the timeless Beverly Hills Hotel. Susan Moynihan, editor of the magazine, moderated the panel and I sat alongside Harmony Walton of The Bridal Bar, and Sasha Souza, of the famed Sasha Souza Events. My focus was to speak about virtual planning, which Read More »

03 October 2009 | 2 Comments

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Luxury Wedding Symposium in Grand Cayman

Categories: Caribbean, Destination Weddings

Just over a month ago, we returned from the Ritz Carlton in Grand Cayman from a luxury wedding business symposium called Engage!09 (hosted by the fabulous Rebecca Grinnals and Katherine Arce), and spent a few days among some of the wedding industry “greats” like designer extraordinaire, Preston Bailey; cake guru, Sylvia Weinstock; and the editorial director of Martha Stewart Weddings, Darcy Miller Read More »

07 August 2009 | No Comments

Shelly and Ben’s Destination Wedding in South Beach

Categories: Destination Weddings, Real Weddings

Shelly and Ben are such a lovely couple! They were so unbelievably cool about the fact that their destination wedding, which was to be held at the gorgeous Rosewood Mayakoba, was abruptly cancelled due to the swine flu epidemic. LUXE rushed to the “rescue” and we managed to move the entire 60 person group to The Setai, in South Beach…. in a matter of a few days! And they hardly showed Read More »

31 July 2009 | 2 Comments

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State of Mind

Categories: Destination Weddings

A good attitude is the most important ingredient when planning your destination wedding. The saying that “nothing is perfect” stands true to any wedding, but you need to be even more open-minded and realistic when planning your destination wedding. Here are a few instances to keep in mind: 1) Government warnings. When the Swine Flu bug cancelled all flights to Mexico in May, many wedding groups Read More »

28 July 2009 | 3 Comments

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In Grooms We Love

Categories: Destination Weddings

This blog touches on a personal favourite subject of us all at LUXE…the destination groom! Yes, that’s right, numero dos, or the other part of the wedding equation. Without grooms, weddings just wouldn’t be the same—well, technically speaking, they wouldn’t happen! And you may have noticed that I always address both bride and groom when talking about weddings because in this world, the Read More »

21 July 2009 | 2 Comments

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Nicole and Jim’s Destination Wedding in Tulum, Mexico

Categories: Destination Weddings, Mexico, Photography, Real Weddings, Riviera Maya

This wedding screams modern design. The couple used simple and natural, yet elegant concepts, and these photos are proof of how beautiful this wedding was! Nicole and Jim are hands down one of the CUTEST couples to work with!   Organic – This word describes not only the essence of the overall theme of the wedding, but it’a also a direct reflection of the calm and patient nature of the Read More »

17 July 2009 | No Comments

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The start of a beautiful thing…

Categories: Destination Weddings

Well it’s about time that LUXE is hosting it’s own blog (that’s what many of you have been thinking, and some people have just come out and said it). Yes, it’s been a long time coming, and we have so many great weddings to showcase, great vendors to introduce, and so much insight to share regarding the world of destination weddings. And as “they” say (and we don’t Read More »

29 June 2009 | No Comments