Celebrate Love in Barbados & Have a 'Free' Dream Wedding in Paradise
with Island's New Romance Offer
TORONTO, June 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Warm, gentle breezes, pink sandy beaches,
and the turquoise waters of Barbados present the most idyllic setting
to exchange vows and begin your forever with the one you love most.
Now, the Barbados Tourism Authority is making it easy for brides to have their dream wedding in paradise -
for 'free!' Available from now through May 31, 2015 for travel September 1, 2014 - December 15,
2015, brides fly and stay for free* when booking their wedding in Barbados at
a number of participating hotels on island.
Valid for brides who book a minimum of 10 rooms, for a minimum of four
nights, the following inclusions will be offered at participating
hotels & resorts:
Officiant / Minister's Fees
Transport to Registry Office to obtain marriage license
Bottle of Sparkling Wine for Ceremony
Decorated wedding area/arch
Witnesses (if required)
Gift from hotel
Bride and Groom free at participating activities and attractions with 10
or more bookings
Upgrades on standard wedding optional and at an additional cost
Professional wedding coordinator consultant (additional cost)
Opportunity to win an anniversary trip back to Barbados
Participating accommodation providers include: Sugar Cane Club, The Crane Residential Resort, Turtle Beach Resort,
Crystal Cove, Tamarind, Colony Club, The House, Bougainvillea Beach
Resort, Island Inn, Mango Bay, Accra Beach Hotel & Spa, Ocean Two
Resort and Residences, Seabreeze, South Gap, and Little Arches.
While in Barbados for their wedding Brides can also enjoy the following activities and attractions for free: Suntours Barbados, Jolly Roger, Harrison's Cave, Atlantis
Submarines, Tiami Catamaran Cruises, Mount Gay Visitor Center, Harbour
Lights. Discounts are also available for accompanying groom and wedding
party guests. Some restrictions apply.
For more information the "Forever Begins in Barbados" romance offer, a
full list of participating partners, complete terms and conditions
contact BTACANADA@visitbarbados.org or call 1-888-BARBADOS.
Terms & Conditions
*Offer is not combinable with any other offers or discounts. Booking
dates subject to black-out periods by individual hotels. Flight costs
subject to price cap of CDN$1,000. Package valid to the first 50 brides
who book. Bride stays free (accommodation only at participating hotels
and does not extend beyond the bridal party/guests); Minimum of 10
rooms booked for a minimum of 4 nights. A $50 USD incentive for the travel agent for each bride booked; Brides booking
through DMCs and professional wedding consultants are also eligible for
package but must stay at a participating hotel. Clients may upgrade
any/all services directly with the service provider, at his/her own
The island of Barbados offers the most authentic Caribbean experience
with its exceptionally rich culture and history rooted in remarkable
landscapes. Rated as one of the world's sexiest beaches in 2008 by
Concierge.com; Barbados' Crane Beach in St. Philip stands as a premier
destination for travelers. Barbados is also the first and only
Zagat-rated Caribbean island and is known as the culinary capital of
the Caribbean. Barbados has hosted several world class events
including: The annual Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival; the 2006
PGA World Golf Championships-Barbados World Cup, the ICC Cricket World
Cup Finals in 2007, the Sentebale Charity Polo match with Prince Harry
of Wales in 2010, and the ICC Twenty20 Cricket Finals for 2010, the
Rihanna LOUD concert in 2012 and, the 2014 Top Gear Barbados Festival.
Accommodations range from picturesque plantation houses and villas, to
quaint bed and breakfasts and award-winning, five-star resorts.
Grantley Adams International Airport offers daily and four times weekly
direct service from Toronto on Air Canada and WestJet respectively.
Barbados was voted eighth in the World by Trip Advisor's "2008
Travelers' Choice Destination Awards" in its Top 100 Destinations
category. For more information on travel to Barbados, go to www.visitbarbados.org, follow on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/VisitBarbados, or via Twitter @Barbados.
Image with caption: "FOREVER BEGINS IN BARBADOS: say 'I Do' on island and bride flies & STAYS 'free!' (CNW Group/Barbados Tourism Authority)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140613_C9781_PHOTO_EN_41376.jpg
SOURCE: Barbados Tourism Authority
For further information:
Brits Greaves / Cheryl Carter
The Barbados Tourism Authority