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Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
Bahamas Tops Destination Wedding Choice for 2013 - Dec 23, 2013 - 12:13:13 PM

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Google's annual year in review Zeitgeist chart for 2013 has the Bahamas at the top for destination wedding locations in 2013.

The review which revealed the most searched destination wedding location by Americans has the Bahamas 2nd to Mexico as the hot spot for those desiring a warm weather destination wedding.

Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
Bahamas wedding planner launches iPhone app to let brides plan their wedding in The Bahamas - May 20, 2013 - 12:57:12 PM

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Popular Bahamas wedding planning company, Bahamas Destination Wedding, has launched an iPhone mobile Web app to let brides on the go plan the wedding of their dreams in the Bahamas.

You can now easily and quickly connect through your iPhone, Android, Windows, Blackberry or any other smart phone. The mobile web app actually has the most convenient framework, making it perfect for the modern on-the-go bride to plan her wedding in the Bahamas.  Offering smartphone users a mobile friendly experience for viewing information on weddings in the Bahamas with enhanced social media integration to its Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+ and Youtube channels...

Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
Bahamas Bridal Show donut cake featured on ABC News - Apr 12, 2013 - 10:40:20 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Brides at the recent Bahamas Bridal Show had an forgettable and sugary treat. Something they may now wish to consider for their wedding reception, a glazed donut wedding cake.

The wedding cake, which feeds about 100 persons and made of 100 glazed donuts, with little chocolate flowers decorating the donuts took the collaborative efforts of two of the bridal show’s vendors, The Swiss Pastry Shop and Dunkin’ Donuts.

The glazed donut wedding cake, the inspiration of a Dunkin’ Donuts manager
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Bahamas Wedding Promotion Wins UK Marketing Award - Mar 27, 2013 - 3:00:29 PM

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The Bahamas wedding promotion “Bahamas’ 16 Islands Wedding Invitation Campaign has won top honors at The Travel Awards in London for the ‘Most Innovative Marketing.’

The award ceremony which took place in the glamorous ballroom of the Intercontinental London Park Lane on Thursday 21 March 2013 and judged by some of the leading lights in the travel, creative and marketing industries is recognize as a must for any agency or marketing department serving the travel sector.

And the Bahamas wedding promotion which was designed in 2012 to raise the profile of the Bahamas as a wedding and honeymoon destination seem to have done just that by winning this top industry award.
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Bahamas 16 Islands Wedding Invitation Underwater Wedding - May 24, 2012 - 12:47:22 PM

 
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Sixteen couples from the UK were married simultaneously on 16 incredible islands of the Bahamas on May 16, 2012 in uniquely designed theme wedding ceremonies reflective of each island's characteristics.

The couple were winners of the Bahamas 16 Islands Wedding Invitation promotion which focused on sharing the islands of the Bahamas with the world.

Mary Gleeson and James Potter of Whitfield, Dover experienced their nuptial ...

Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
Sandals Resorts introduces new wedding planning concept - May 18, 2012 - 4:22:16 AM

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Sandals Resorts has introduced a new wedding planning concept that give couples the opportunity to add their personality and style to their wedding celebrations.

The all-inclusive resorts for couples which operates 14 luxury resort properties across the Caribbean including Sandals Emerald Bay, Exuma and Sandals Royal Bahamian, Cable Beach in the Bahamas.

Launched its all new ‘Your Wedding Your Style’ wedding planning concept which now allows couples to customize their dream wedding at the resort...

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Canadian Brides Offered Free Bahamas Wedding Ceremony by Bahamas Destination Wedding - Apr 17, 2012 - 7:49:06 PM
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Bahamas Destination Wedding is offering a free Bahamas wedding ceremony to all Canadian brides who book their wedding planner to coordinate their destination wedding in the Bahamas anytime before July 31, 2012.

In announcing this new promotion the company's Managing Director, Glenn Ferguson, says "There are more than 15,000 Canadian brides planning a destination wedding in 2012 and we want to make it easier for them to have their wedding in the Bahamas. So we are offering them an opportunity to not only have a romantic destination wedding but also reduce their wedding cost with our free wedding ceremony...”

Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
Bahamas Honeymoon Still Destination of Choice for Canadian Couples - Apr 15, 2012 - 9:02:47 PM

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Bahamas Honeymoon still destination of choice for Canadian couples according to the Wedding Bells Wedding Trends In Canada 2012.

This is a position that the Bahamas has held since 2010 when it over took Mexico and the Bahamas looks to retain this position going into 2013 as 67% of and estimated 15,786 Canadian brides say they plan to honeymoon outside of Canada.

Breakdown of Top 10 popular honeymoon destinations for Canadian couples:

Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
TSA Offers Advice for Bahamas Wedding Brides - Mar 27, 2012 - 12:51:31 PM

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I found an article on the TSA Blog that I am sure all of you Bahamas wedding brides would be interested in reading.  In it the Transportation Security Administration gives advise on what brides traveling to a destination wedding should do.

The real relief for me was captured in the topic of the blog post “TSA Says Yes to the Dress.” As most Bahamas wedding brides are usually concern about how they are going to get their wedding dress to the Bahamas, so this was great news and useful information to have for you as you plan your destination wedding in the Bahamas.

The really good news from the TSA is that “Brides-to-be can definitely bring their wedding dress through a security checkpoint.” And what about the screening “Ideally, the dress can lay flat in its garment bag or other packaging and fit through..."
Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
7 Tips to Saving Time & Money Planning Your Wedding While Being Inspired - Mar 22, 2012 - 5:24:12 PM

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There is no question that planning a wedding can be a daunting task for most brides but it does not have to be and one of the quickest and easiest ways to simplify your wedding planning is to attend a bridal show.  

I can hear you saying it now, “bridal show?”  Yes a bridal show, and what makes a bridal show so great for wedding planning is that it not only gives you the opportunity to see the latest wedding trends and fashions, but it also allows you to interact with wedding vendors and brides as well.


So you get to see what wedding planners, floral designers, photographers, caterers, hair stylist, nail designers, beauty and day spas, wedding cake & dessert...
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Bahamas Destination Wedding Unveils New Mobile Website - Jan 25, 2012 - 12:01:49 PM

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Bahamas Destination Wedding continues to be at the forefront of digital innovation in the destination wedding industry, with the introduction of its new mobile website.

The new website offers mobile phone users a user-friendly experience for viewing information on weddings in the Bahamas with enhanced social media integration of its Facebook, Twitter and Youtube channels.

“Bahamas Destination Wedding has always provided an unparalleled resource for weddings in the Bahamas, and this new mobile website just raises the level of engagement for our clients through our online presence..."

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Estonian's Dream Bahamas Wedding - Dec 21, 2011 - 12:57:40 PM

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An Estonian's dream Bahamas Wedding became reality recently for a young couple whose dream was to have their wedding on the beach in the Bahamas.

This young Estonian couple traveled more than five thousand miles just to fulfill their dream of renewing their wedding vows on a sun drenched beach in the Bahamas. And from all indication they were not disappointed as they enjoyed every moment of their short stay in the Bahamas.

The journey to their dream Bahamas wedding started with more than two years of planning, with all of the planning done using the internet.

Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
A Nassau, Bahamas Wedding: Bahamian Style - Dec 15, 2011 - 12:00:50 PM

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A Nassau Bahamas wedding Bahamian style is the Day 5 feature of Bahamas Destination's  Bahamas wedding 25 Days of Christmas series.

The photo shot venue for the Nassau Bahamas wedding Bahamian style was the Marley Resort located on Cable Beach. And reflect the versatility of the resort as not only a place for wonderful destination weddings but also attractive for Bahamian weddings.

It is also interesting to note that the groom is a star athlete and member of the 2008 Olympic silver metal 4x400 Meter Relay team. And
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Gay Concerns Rise Over Bahamas Wedding Competition Rules - Nov 16, 2011 - 5:04:36 PM

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Gay concerns with the Bahamas wedding promotion, Bahamas 16 Islands Invitation has led to the withdrawal of one of the judges, and the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism having to clarify competition rules.

The concern resulted from the fact that in the Bahamas,  Gays are not allowed to enter into civil union while in the U.K, heterosexual couples are not allowed to enter into civil partnerships.


However, the Bahamas wedding promotion is open to “residents of the United Kingdom aged 18 and over, who are legally entitled to enter into marital/civil partnership in the UK and in The Bahamas”... 

Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
Bahamas 16 Island Dream Wedding in the Bahamas - Sep 16, 2011 - 3:25:15 PM

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You can win an opportunity have your dream wedding on one of 16 islands in the Bahamas. And all you have to do is enter the “Bahamas 16 Island Wedding Invitation” promotion which runs from now until November 30, 2011.

“The Bahamas 16 Island” wedding in the Bahamas  promotion is giving 16 lucky couples the change to win a wedding in The Islands of The Bahamas. The wedding in the Bahamas will take place on each of the 16 Islands on 16 May 2012 at 4:00 PM with 2 wedding guest ( Bahamas Law requires a wedding to have 2 witnesses) as you get to do it with at least two friend or family member present...

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Bahamas@sunrise Dream Wedding 2 Realized! - Sep 16, 2011 - 12:03:37 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Wedding dreams were realized on Friday, September 16, 2011 at 7:30 AM for Donaliquea and Wence winners of Bahamas@sunrise Dream Wedding 2. When the couple were married in a live televised wedding ceremony at the British Colonial Hilton,  downtown Nassau.

It is the second time that a local wedding has been televised live on the Bahamas' National Television Station ZNS 13 and it is estimated that some eighty thousand persons may have watched the event...

Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
Wedding Dress Designer Chloe Dao gets Married in a Bahamas Beach Wedding - Sep 13, 2011 - 9:50:20 AM

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Wedding dress designer Chloe Dao was married in a Bahamas beach wedding recently in one of her own, Chloe designs. The Houston based fashion designer and second season winner of the fashion reality show “Project Runway” reportedly married her longtime fiancée Kenneth Pursley in a private beach wedding in the Bahamas.

And after years of designing wedding dresses for brides, Chloe finally got the opportunity to design her own wedding gown. And how did she approach her dress, Dao said “I didn’t want to over think my dress. I thought about my best..."
Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
Are Prenuptial Agreements Legal in The Bahamas? - Jul 28, 2011 - 12:48:22 PM

It's a question I hear tossed about all the time but, are prenuptial agreement legal in the Bahamas?

Well, we may now have the answer and from all indication it is a very clear and a decisive one.


So if you are toying with the idea of entering into a prenuptial agreement thinking that it does not have any weight in “law” in the Bahamas then you had better listen up...
Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
Bahamas Cruise Weddings to Get Boost from Maritime Marriage Legislations - Jul 14, 2011 - 4:06:16 AM
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The Bahamas is positioning itself to benefit from the phenomenal growth that is taking place in the cruise weddings sector with the passage of the new Maritime Marriage legislation.

The Maritime Marriage Bill which legalize maritime marriages in Bahamian waters was passed in the Bahamas Parliament’s Lower Chambers - The House of Assembly on Thursday, July 08, 2011.


In his contribution on the new bill, Marco City MP and Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance, Hon. Zhivargo Laing told members that the Maritime Marriage Bill's purpose is two-fold: seeking to produce another source of revenue for The Bahamas ...


Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
Bahamas Destination Wedding Offers Brides Free Wedding Ceremony - Jul 12, 2011 - 10:19:39 AM
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Bahamas Destination Wedding is offering a free wedding ceremony to all brides who book their wedding planner to coordinate their wedding in the Bahamas.

In announcing the new promotion the company’s Resident Wedding Planner, Glenn Ferguson, says “lots of couples are looking to not only have a romantic destination wedding but also reduce their wedding cost.  And we wanted a way to help, so we are offering couples an opportunity to exchange wedding vows on a powdery white sand beach,  in a lush tropical garden or at a resort in the Bahamas with a free wedding ceremony.”



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