NEW YORK, NY, June 23, 2022 – The Caribbean is well positioned to take advantage of an anticipated surge in weddings, honeymoons and romance travel this year and award winning MarryCaribbean.com’s latest edition of the 2022 Ultimate Caribbean Honeymoon, Wedding and Romance Guide is the seamless resource for inspiring couples seeking to plan their dream Caribbean wedding, honeymoon, or romantic getaway.
Industry analysts predict that due to pent up demand, 2022 will be the busiest on record with approximately US$2.87 million spent on weddings, an increase from US$1.93 million spent in 2021. The average cost of a wedding celebration is forecasted to increase from US$22,500 to US$24,300, according to the Wedding Report. To meet the demand, MarryCaribbean.com, the Caribbean honeymoon, romance and wedding headquarters, in collaboration with government tourism agencies, has produced the 2022 edition of their Ultimate Caribbean Honeymoon, Wedding and Romance Guide, designed to capitalize on what is expected to be an extremely eventful year for the industry.
“Following two difficult years for the romance market due to the impact of Covid-19, the signs of a strong rebound are there for destination weddings, honeymoon and romance travel; as a most desired region for romance travel, the Caribbean must be positioned to take advantage of this pent-up demand,” said Jacqueline Johnson, CEO of MarryCaribbean.com, a division of Global Bridal Group. “This is why the 2022 Ultimate Caribbean Honeymoon, Wedding and Romance Guide is an important and impeccable resource for those planning a wedding, honeymoon or a romantic interlude. It is a one-stop-shop to identify and plan the perfect getaway on the most beautiful islands on earth,” she continued.
The 2022 issue of the Caribbean Romance Guide contains the most complete details on legal requirements, marriage laws, what to do and where to do it – all the necessary information, and guidance along with the inspiration, to create memories to last a lifetime. This new and revised version is designed to guide travelers wanting to rekindle romance, celebrate a milestone anniversary, renew marriage vows, experience a beach wedding, or enjoy a honeymoon in the Caribbean.
“At MarryCaribbean.com we are also cognizant of the fact that the honeymooning or romance couple are powerful brand ambassadors and will use social media to make their experience a viral one, thereby attracting a larger universe of travelers to the region,” Johnson stressed. “The Caribbean and romance go together, and there’s no better place than this paradise for a life-changing event such as a wedding. The romance guide is an unparalleled and primary resource for all engaged couples, those rekindling their love or those in search for a romantic retreat, and our guide provides all the information for easy decision-making,” she concluded.
Jacqueline Johnson was Executive Travel Director of Brides Magazine, Modern Bride, Elegant Bride, Brides Destination Weddings & Honeymoons and Brides.com. She has also served as VP/Associate Publisher for Bridal Guide Magazine. For over two decades she served on the Board of Directors of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) with the Ministers and Directors of Tourism for 33 separate countries, and for the past 12 years she has been a member of the Executive Committee. She is also the recipient of CTO’s Medal of Excellence as one of the 50 Most Influential Persons in the Caribbean. Johnson is Chairman of the CTO Foundation, an organization that raises funds to further the education of outstanding Caribbean citizens who have demonstrated a career commitment to tourism; and she is a Certified Travel Counselor (CTC). She is a contributor to Travel Agent Magazine and is frequently invited to speak on the wedding and honeymoon travel market. WEBSITE www.marrycaribbean.com