Weddings made to order
As millennials continue to opt for customised ceremonies for their big day, we bring you a list of hotels that ensure imaginations are made a reality
A hit with millennials
At Fairmont Jaipur, we provide customised cuisines and menus as per the celebration theme and airport transportation. Another of our hotels Novotel Visakhapatnam Varun Beach has one of the largest conventions. A unique aspect of this hotel is that all rooms including the infinity swimming pool and the convention hall overlook the sea. Pre-wedding shoots and a special entrance sequence for the bride and groom have become popular, while Instagrammable decorations continue to be in high demand.
No of rooms: 245
Banqueting space: Seven different venues; Lawn: 25,000 sqft.
TRENDS A special entrance sequence for the bride and groom has become popular, while Instagrammable decorations are in demand
Weddings that are affordable
With the rise in disposable income and with the change in consumer behaviour, sprinkled with customised packages that hotels offer, having a wedding in a luxury hotel is becoming increasingly affordable. We have a green leaf certified Ayurveda centre where we have customised therapies like Abhyangam - full body massage, Njavarakizhi - beneficial for skin nourishment and various Ayurvedic face packs for bride and bridegroom. We have chefs who are adept in various Indian and international cuisines. No of rooms: 60
Banqueting space: 3000 sqft, capacity of 200 pax in banquet and 1500 in lawns
USP We organise many customised and curated activities to keep guests engaged in between ceremonies
Plethora of options
The options available today are enormous, from farmhouses and pandals to auditoriums. Hometel Chandigarh offers customisation of the venue and décor based on the requirements of guests. Pre-wedding functions, bachelorette party, cocktail dinner is the most preferred. Wedding functions are now an amalgamation of traditional, yet modern themes that render ample opportunities to the hotel to showcase its skill in culinary offerings, décor, and bar counters with creative cocktails and mocktails.
TRENDS Wedding functions are now an amalgamation of traditional and modern themes that create opportunities for hotels
Ceremonies to remember
At our resort, there are dedicated wedding planners who guide you through everything. Whether it's a bachelor's party, a fun-filled pool party coupled with rain dance, or a traditional baraat with a 400-metre-long procession, at Radisson Blu Resort Temple Bay Mamallapuram, we can make any ceremony extra special. With customisation options you can also add personalisation.
No of rooms: 157
Banqueting space: Expansive lawns: 65,000 sqft; infinity pool: 27,000 sqft, pillarless ballroom: 20,000 sqft, can accommodate guests numbering from 200 to 3000; grand ballroom: more than 10,500 sqft.
USP A bachelor’s party, a fun-filled pool party coupled with rain dance, or a traditional baraat can make any ceremony extra special
Memoirs made with family
On an average, India celebrates more than 10 million weddings every year. These wedding estimates range between `5 lakh to `5 crore. Every wedding is unique and must be treated with close attention to detail. We offer various venues to choose from. Couples prefer celebrations with immediate family. While the ‘big fat Indian wedding' megatrend is not going to cease any time soon, people are now gradually opting for more intimate affairs.
No of rooms: 125
Banqueting space: Ballroom: 7000 sqft; Lawns: 25,080 sqft
TRENDS Every wedding is unique in its own way and it must be treated with close attention to detail, each and every time
Elgish V Andrews General Manager Vasundhara Sarovar Premiere, Vayalar, Kerala
Rohit Chopra Regional Director of Global Sales, India Accor
Nabendu Acharjee General Manager Hometel Chandigarh A Sarovar Hotel
Ameet Raj Kundu Director of Sales & Marketing Radisson Blu Resort Temple Bay Mamallapuram
Devika James Director of Sales Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort & Spa