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
- Wedding Cake
- Decorated wedding area/arch
- Bridal bouquet
- Groom boutonniere
- Recorded Music
- Witnesses (if required)
- Gift from hotel
- Shopping vouchers
- 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 expense.
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.
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SOURCE: Barbados Tourism Authority