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Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
WPIC Holds International Wedding Coordinator Certification Seminar in The Bahamas - Jun 1, 2011 - 2:59:46 AM
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Nassau, Bahamas - The Wedding Planners Institute of Canada (WPIC), brought the world of wedding planning certification to the Bahamas when it held its International wedding consultant and coordinator certification seminar at the Sheraton Cable Beach Resort, May 27 and 28, 2011.

The two days event attracted wedding planners and coordinators from across Canada, United States of America and as far away as Australia. And Bahamas wedding planners from New Providence and Long Island.

The Certificate in Wedding Planning and Coordination course is Canada’s only licensed in class wedding coordination program and is made up of lectures, industry speakers...
Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
Bahamas in on Royal Wedding Celebrations - Apr 28, 2011 - 10:04:50 PM

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The Bahamas is celebrating the Royal Wedding of H.R.H Prince William of Wales and Catherine Middleton with the British Monarch representative His Excellencies Sir Arthur Foulkes, Governor-General and Lady Foulkes along with Prime Minister Rt Hon Hubert Ingraham and Mrs Deloris Ingraham traveling to London to attend the wedding.

And thanks to the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism’s People to People program, visitors to the Bahamas and you too can join the celebration at a complimentary Royal Wedding Tea Party on April 29 at Government House ( located on Mount. FritzWilliam, Nassau, New Providence) the official home of the British monarch’s representative in the Bahamas...

Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
An Elegant Destination Wedding in the Bahamas - Apr 8, 2011 - 8:47:06 AM

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When Kim and Sam first met five and a half years ago little did they know that their meeting would lead them down the aisles in an elegant destination wedding in the Bahamas.

Sam a banker and Kim a designer were introduced through a mutual friend on a Tuesday night in Los Angeles, California.  As Sam tells the story when they first met Kim wasn’t a big fan but that soon changed, as after a few tequila shots they really hit it off.  And on March 26 they celebrated their undying love to each other in an elegant destination wedding at the Cove, Atlantis Paradise Island...
Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
Bahamas Home to Brides Magazine 2011 Top Caribbean Resorts for Honeymoon - Mar 11, 2011 - 10:16:44 AM
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The Bahamas is home to Brides Magazine 2011 top Caribbean Resort as Sandals Emerald Bay in Exuma is named the Caribbean’s number one resort for honeymoons,  just one month after celebrating its first anniversary.

The award was based on a survey conducted by Signature Travel Network’s 6,000 A listed travel agents across North America and Brides Magazine, the world’s oldest and most widely read wedding magazine with readership of over 6.5 million per issue.

The Bahamas not only made the list for Sandals Emerald Bay Resort but Atlantis’ One

Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
(VIDEO) Wedding Ideas to Cut the Cost of a Wedding - Mar 7, 2011 - 12:57:49 PM

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Given that the average costs of a wedding could set you back more than $25,000.00 here are some wedding ideas that will help you cut the cost of a wedding.

A wedding dress is usually one of the most expensive purchase of a wedding. 

And the surprising thing is that you can easily cut the cost of a wedding dress by choosing to have it made from a much cheaper fabric.

And designers have these cheaper fabric available so just ask for it and you can cut you wedding dress cost by a much as two thirds.
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Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
Bahamas featured in Brides Magazine’s Best Honeymoons 2011 - Feb 13, 2011 - 2:33:57 PM

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Bahamas is one of Brides Magazine’s Best Honeymoons for 2011, according to the recently announced BRIDES and Signature Travel Network Best Honeymoons 2011.

Bride Magazine, the world’s most widely read wedding magazine with readership of over 6.5 million per issue partnered with Signature Travel Network and its more than 6,000 top travel agents in North America to name what it is calling “the world's hottest islands, resorts, cities, hotels, and hideaways.”


And in the first of the list revealed, Bahamas was named amongst “The World's Top Honeymoon Destination” coming in at #9 on the listing of Top 10...
Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
The elements that goes into making your wedding a celebration of your style and personality - Feb 10, 2011 - 12:07:42 PM
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Now it is time to explore the elements that goes into making your wedding a celebration of your style and personality.  And it all start with you simply deciding and remembering all along the planning what your wedding day is all about - It is about you celebrating your love and the most special day of your life with family and special friends.

So your wedding day should be a reflection of you and the things that are important to you.  And your opportunity to host family and friends with elegance and style while letting your personality shine...

Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
A Simple Checklist for Planning Your Dream Wedding - Jan 27, 2011 - 4:59:36 AM

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So you have started planning your dream wedding in the Bahamas, but not sure about what needs to done and when. Do not despair here is a simple checklist inclusive of time lines that you can use to help you plan your dream wedding.

Well here is a simple checklist that you can use for planning your dream wedding with suggested time line. But bear in mind that the time you actually have to plan your wedding will dictate when things really happens. And that it is not intended to be an exhaustive list but to help guide you along the way as you plan your special day.

Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
1800 Experienced the Bahamas Wedding & Honeymoon at The Wedding Show 2011 - Jan 20, 2011 - 6:59:09 PM
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An estimated 1800 brides and grooms to be, experienced what the Bahamas has to offer in wedding and Honeymoon packages during The Wedding Show 2011 at the Carlu in downtown Toronto held the weekend of January 14-16, 2011. That’s according to Vinnicia Strachan, Manager of Romance Travel at The Bahamas Tourist Office in Canada.  

While commenting on the event Mrs. Strachan said that “this is an upscale event, and only selected exhibitors were invited to participate.  The Wedding Show is always an exciting event, and participants, like The Bahamas Tourist Office are excited to be a part of this exclusive bridal show....
Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
Bahamas Destination Weddings & Honeymoons Showcased at The Wedding Show 2011 - Jan 16, 2011 - 9:10:22 AM
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Bahamas Destination Weddings & Honeymoons are being showcased at The Wedding Show 2011 being held at The Carlu in Toronto Canada,  January 14 -16.

The Wedding show which is celebrating its tenth anniversary,  features a collection of 125 top exhibitors that have been “hand selected” by The Wedding Co.,  its producer,  as “the best and most creative businesses in the wedding industry” and the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism is amongst the group... 

Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
4 Easy Ways To Start Planning Your Dream Wedding - Jan 13, 2011 - 1:10:16 PM

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You are now engaged and excited to share the good news with family and friends, and undoubtedly the first question will be "when is the big day?" And you may be wondering what to do next.

Well here are 4 easy ways to start planning for your dream wedding.

Your engagement is a very special time too, so the first thing you want to do before you start thinking about anything else is simply enjoy your engagement. Just enjoy your engagement and the thrill of now being a bride in waiting. Let it all sink in...

Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
Making Your Wedding a Celebration of Your Style and Personality - Jan 5, 2011 - 1:09:28 PM

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Are you getting married in 2011 or dreaming of having your wedding soon? 

Then this is just the place for you as we intend to provide you with all the information you need to help make your dream wedding not only a reality but a celebration of your style and personality.

Weddings are a special time of joy and celebration and of course no two weddings are alike. And for you that is great news because it means that you can really personalize your special day with your own style and creativity... 

Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
Adding a Personal Touch to Your Wedding Day - Nov 30, 2010 - 5:37:14 PM

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When it comes to planning your wedding so much can get lost including your personality but here are three things that you can do to add your personal touch to your wedding day and make it a celebration of style.

There is no question that when it comes to weddings with so many persons involved in the planning process, wedding planners, parents and other family and friends that most time you as the bride and groom loose the opportunity to have your special day reflect your personality. And losing sight of the fact that your wedding is actually your first ...

Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
Americans Spend an Estimated $6 Billion on Honeymoons - Nov 18, 2010 - 10:12:29 AM
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Americans are spending an estimated $6 billion on Honeymoons. That is according to the recent Honeymoon Study 2010 completed by WE TV Network Wedding Report an agency that provides wedding statistics and marketing research for the wedding industry.

The report released in November and appearing the on website The Wedding Report.com  reveals that the estimated value of the Honeymoon market is $5.91 billion. With the average honeymoon lasting 7.6 days and costing the couple $3,473.00.

The Honeymoon Study 2010,  the Industry’s most comprehensive look at the American

Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
The ' Bahamas Wedding ' showcased at international Wedding Professionals Conference - Nov 16, 2010 - 4:11:58 PM
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Bahamas wedding professionals were showcased November 1 - 5, 2010 when the Wedding Professional Institute of Canada held it 6th Annual Wedding Professionals  Conference in Nassau, the capital city of the Bahamas located on the Island of  New Providence.

Bahamian wedding professionals not only got an opportunity to network and enhance their knowledge through the continuing education provided by ten seminar sessions which featured celebrity wedding industry professionals including noted “event planner to the stars” Colin Cowie, Josh Brooks, Jung Lee, Mary Dann, Peter Merry, Tom Hauberk and Richard Emmanuel...

 
Columns : Bahamas Wedding Planner - Glenn Ferguson
How to Grow Your Wedding Business in Tough Economic Times - Nov 10, 2010 - 5:45:44 PM
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Don’t you wish you knew how to grow your wedding business in these tough economic times?  If you are like me then I am sure that you are fascinated by the topic because as you know these are challenging economic times for most business and the wedding  industry is no different. So I am sure you would like to know how to grow your business in these tough economic times. And you just can not wait to find out the answer.

And it is this expectation that kept me sitting on the edge of my seat at the recent 6th Annual Wedding Professional Institute of Canada’s wedding conference, held in Nassau, Bahamas. As world renowned author and event planner to the stars, Colin Cowie, told wedding professionals that “customer service” is the key to business growth in tough economic times...

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