Dominica to Host 2nd Annual Bridal Fair
Very soon, Dominica will stage the 2nd Annual Bridal Fair which caters for exquisite weddings on the Nature Isle of the Caribbean, in the effort of attracting couples to the destination.
Mr. Anthony Paul of Dream Weddings stated, the main objective of the Bridal Fair is to interconnect the customers with the wedding planners, while trying to benefit from the overseas market in the format of a network.
“This can only be accomplished if we showcase our product, which is all aspects needed for a wedding. What we want the fair to look like is a true visualization of all the persons involved in the process of bringing a wedding to life, “Mr. Paul added.
Chief Executive Officer of the Discover Dominica Authority (DDA), Mr. Colin Piper said, the DDA is pleased to be a part of this initiative.
He urged the persons involved in the wedding industry, to use this 2nd Annual Bridal Fair as an avenue to form alliances and strategic partnerships so that, the value proposition Dominica puts out are second to none.
“Not only does Dominica have sun, sand and sea for weddings, we are blessed with a lot more, such as the rain forests and waterfalls, which we must use to our advantage to invite visitors here,” Mr. Piper added.
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism, Mrs. Claudia Bellot commended those involved in the planning of this Bridal Fair, as their efforts will prove advantageous to the visitor arrivals to Dominica.
“We want more and more couples and their families to come to Dominica to celebrate their special day, “she stated.
She added that, the public needs to be aware that the recently amended Marriage Act, Chapter 3501, visitors can get married the same day they arrive on the Island.
Mrs. Bellot noted, they are also working closely with the Ministry of Social Services and Community Development, to ensure when the local weddings liaison persons come in to the Ministry of Social Services, they can receive prompt and efficient service.
The Bridal Fair will be hosted at the Windsor Park Stadium on August 11th 2013.