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DWP: Destination Wedding Planning

As a destination wedding planner, your office is anywhere your clients want to tie the knot - from California wine country to Caribbean beaches to medieval castles in Ireland. No two months are the same as you get to travel to incredible locales and help make couples' wedding fantasies come to life around the world.

Our Destination Wedding Planning course opens up a world of possibilities. Crafting unforgettable events in gorgeous locales while getting paid to travel? Where do I sign up? (Answer: right here!)
  • Level: Beginner
  • Duration:  18 hours 
  • Learners: 95+
If you’re ready to add the title of Destination Wedding Planner to your portfolio of services and start traveling the world, there’s no better time than now. Life tends to get even more busy over time, so don’t miss the opportunity.

The Destination Wedding Planning course adds to the Certified Wedding & Event Planning program by focusing specifically on the art of implementing Destination Weddings in locations around the world.

When you sign up, you’ll learn to design beautiful dream weddings in extraordinary locations and expand your revenue streams with resort and hotel booking commissions. It’s the definition of the dream career.

What's included?

  • Set up your business to receive booking commissions from resorts and hotels.

  • Navigate travel accommodations and legalities for your clients and their guests.

  • Work with vendors from all over the world to plan and design wedding experiences for your clients.

  • Understand customs and marriage laws of other countries so your clients’ marriages are legal.

  • Obtain discounts and lower rates to pass along to your clients.

  • Plan destination weddings in a variety of countries, settings, and locations from exotic beaches to European castles.

  • Set up your own travel excursions to explore and research new locations for your clients.

  • Obtain certification and training for international resorts, and destination locations around the world.

The Destination Wedding Planning course, offered by Lovegevity’s Wedding Planning Institute, has everything you need to start coordinating dream weddings in extraordinary locations around the world.

Through weekly live video conferences with your instructor, you’ll gain hands-on knowledge for planning international nuptials from start to finish. The curriculum covers practical skills like navigating travel logistics, negotiating with foreign vendors, understanding diverse customs and marriage laws, and securing discounts and commissions from resorts and hotels.

Destination Wedding Planning certification is a must if you’d like to open up your business to plan weddings outside of your area. Wedding professionals and those aspiring to work in the industry will master the end-to-end process for crafting unique overseas experiences, from scouting stunning venues to arranging travel for guests. DWP truly unlocks magical experiences some only dream of—enjoying travel opportunities while making couples’ wildest wedding wishes come true.

Your Instructor

Veronica has a passion for creating elegant distinctive events. Her attention to detail, style and quality, and ability to tune into her client’s vision, is her professional trademark. She draws her inspiration from the elements of the space and loves interior design!

Behind The Scenes Inc was created in 2002 and quickly became one of the area's top wedding coordination and design companies. In 2019 she transitioned to a sole focus on destination weddings and group travel and is quickly rising to become one of the area’s best romance and group travel companies.

Veronica has coordinated events for 15 to 1500 guests, including weddings, rehearsal dinners, corporate events, and fundraisers. She has organized many charity gown sales for Brides against Breast Cancer and Project Pink Inc, she is a Gold Sandals Certified Wedding Specialist and currently acts as the Vice President and Head of the Association of Bridal Consultants USA. Previously, she acted as Director of Fundraising for the National Wish Upon A Wedding non-profit organization and the North Carolina State Manager for the Association of Bridal Consultants from 2006 to 2012 and still conducts many training classes for up-and-coming destination wedding planners.

Along the way she has learned what makes an event special: attention to details, creativity, sensitivity to the needs and wishes of the client and the needs of their guests. She wins the hearts of her client with her enthusiasm, warm spirit, and professionalism.
Veronica Foster