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AMResorts Offers New South Asian Wedding Package

Specially Trained Staff Enlisted to Bring Traditional Cultural Elements to Life in Resorts’ Breathtaking Beach Settings

PHILADELPHIA, PA (September 3, 2014)— Available now, AMResorts is offering a specially curated Shaadi (wedding) package at four of its award-winning properties: Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun, Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa, Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa and Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun. The new package will cater to couples looking for a fully personalized experience, complete with traditional and cultural elements. The resorts’ on-site wedding coordinators have received certification as South Asian wedding specialists and will ensure every detail honors the unique customs and traditions.

“In the past year, we have seen a tremendous demand for South Asian weddings at our resorts. This is not a coincidence, as the Indian wedding industry is growing at a rate of over 25 percent annually*,” said Amanda Davis, romance product manager for AMResorts.

Davis added, “As a premier destination wedding provider, it’s our priority to meet our couples’ needs by offering solutions that aren’t only turnkey, but also authentic and memorable. That, combined with our beautiful beach settings complete the package.”

The Shaadi package features six events for up to 75 guests, with elements including:

Night 1 - Mehndi Evening (3-hour event)

  • Area for bride (and guests if desired) adorned with drapery and pillows
  • Cocktail tables with white linens and choice of three passed hors d'oeuvres
  • Drink station serving non-alcoholic beverages and a signature drink inspired by the couple

Night 2 - Welcome Dinner / Sangeet / Garba (4-hour event)

  • Intimate stage area with colored draping and seating for couple
  • Appetizer station with a selection of three options
  • Buffet setup with salad bar and three entrée options (choice of variety of cuisine options)
  • Dessert station featuring two options
  • Tables with white linens and white linen-covered chairs

Day 3 - Baraat

  • The dedicated on-site wedding coordinator will be on hand to help with the organization and direct the processional. The resort has many options available to the groom to make a grand and memorable entrance preceding the wedding ceremony.

Day 3 - Wedding Ceremony (1.5 hours)

  • Elegant Mandap decorated with colorful backdrop and drapery
  • Choice of pillows or Tiffany-style chairs for family members participating in the ceremony
  • Tiffany style chairs for wedding guests
  • Beverage station offering selection of cold water, juice and soda throughout the ceremony
  • Shoe check station provided for ceremonies held on the beach

Day 3 - Post Wedding Ceremony Lunch (2 hours)

  • Ballroom or shaded location
  • Buffet serving selection of three vegetarian options and beverage station with water, juices and soda
  • Dessert station featuring two options
  • Tables with white linens and white linen-covered chairs

Night 3 - Dinner Reception (4 hours)

  • Intimate stage area with colored draping and seating for two for the wedding couple
  • Tables adorned with choice of colored linens and Tiffany style chairs
  • Buffet complete with full salad bar, five vegetarian and three non-vegetarian entrée options expertly prepared by gourmet chefs specializing in Indian cuisine
  • Private bar with bartender serving top-shelf spirits, juices, soda and water
  • Dessert station and couple’s choice of wedding cake
  • The package is offered at only $25,999 USD. This price is inclusive of six events over the course of three days for up to 75 guests**. To book your destination wedding today or to chat online with a weddings specialist about these services or special honeymoon and anniversary promotions, visit SecretsResorts.com, DreamsResorts.com, and NowResorts.com. Travelers may also contact their favorite travel agents to book their vacation.

    *SOURCE: The Hindu Business Online; ** NOTE: Guests and couples are responsible for their own accommodations

    About AMResorts

    AMResorts is the fast-growing provider of sales, marketing and brand management services to six individually unique concept resort brands with 35 properties throughout Mexico, Jamaica, Curaçao, St. Thomas, the Dominican Republic and Costa Rica, where everything is included: luxurious and boutique Zoëtry® Wellness & Spa Resorts (www.zoetryresorts.com; 1-888-4-ZOËTRY); adults-only Secrets® Resorts & Spas (www.secretsresorts.com; 1-866-GO SECRETS); recently launched Breathless Resorts & Spas (www.breathlessresorts.com; 1-855-65-BREATHE); family-friendly Dreams® Resorts & Spas (www.dreamsresorts.com; 1-866-2-DREAMS); vibrant Now® Resorts & Spas (www.nowresorts.com; 1-877-NOW-9953) and fun-filled Sunscape® Resorts & Spas (www.sunscaperesorts.com; 1-866-SUNSCAPE).

    Images, logos, and informational material about all AMResorts brands and properties are available at www.amresorts.com/mediasite.