Regional Director of Sales India - AccorHotels
TRENDS AND MORE
Indian weddings are getting bigger and aspirational travellers with spending power are now considering international venues to celebrate their special day. The most popular destination wedding venues outside of India are Macau, Thailand, Bali, Turkey, Ras Al Khaimah and Mauritius. National Tourist Offices (NTOs) across these destinations have also been promoting themselves for destination weddings.
Overall, the wedding industry in India is flourishing and is pegged at $40 billion with 2530 percent growth expected annually.
Gatsby, Maharaja, Bling, Casino, Cherry Blossom, Royal Rajasthan, Color Pop are the most popular wedding themes.
F&B OPTIONS GALORE
For Indian weddings, food takes the centerstage and the traditional wedding food differs from region to region. Although, with global food influences and migration within the country, there has been a lot of uniformity in the wedding food across the country.
We have specialised Chefs who have expertise in making different cuisines - Mediterranean, Indian, Modern European, Chinese, Southeast Asian and fusion.
DOMESTIC WEDDING DESTINATIONS
The most popular destinations for weddings in India are Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur and Goa.
Guests conduct pre-wedding shoot, videos, teasers and ‘Save the Date' as part of the precursor to the wedding.
Social media integrations, live streaming, HD videos, photo booths, wedding hashtag, smallsized videos, drones are new trends designed to create lasting memories and engage guests for the event.
The most popular destinations for weddings in India are Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur and Goa”