Monday 29th April, 2019-Twenty-five (25) employees from the hospitality sector in Antigua and Barbuda can now boast a qualification as Wedding/Events Coordinators.
A statement from the Antigua Hotels and Tourist Association (AHTA) outlined that the course was facilitated in partnership with the Wedding Planner Institute of Canada’s (WIPC) Danielle Andrews.
Danielle Andrews of WPIC stated that “Wedding Couples are a different breed of client and have different expectations of their Destination Wedding location. Our goal at WPIC is to ensure that destinations are prepared to meet these demands and can monitor and respond to trends in the industry.”
The course work included, but was not limited to topics such as Coordination of the Wedding, Start to finish; Wedding Etiquette; Marketing and Phases of Wedding Coordination.
Representatives from several hotels around the island participated in the course.
Globally, the Wedding market is a $16 billion Industry which continues to grow year on year. By partnering with the Wedding Planner Institute of Canada (WPIC), the Antigua Hotels and Tourist Association’s intention was to ensure that our destination stands out above the crowd by offering exceptional planning services.