The full article is on the Wed in Central Park blog (and it’s rather good, if I do say so myself) (which I do) (it’s brilliant, really), but here’s a sneak peek to tide you over:
I don’t need to tell you that planning a destination wedding takes a lot of organisation, co-ordination, and forethought – but I will.
Planning a destination wedding takes a lot of organisation, co-ordination, and forethought.
You don’t just have a wedding to organise – vetting vendors and venues and v- uh, dinner options – you’ve got a fifteen-person family vacation to sort, too.
You’re planning hen dos, stag dos, group photos, kid-friendly events, kid-unfriendly events…
It’s difficult to co-ordinate that with a big group – or, really, any size of group.
You’re scheduling around people who have never been to this place before and don’t know where anything is. Or how they’d find it if they knew. You’re planning around people with young kids, who have bed times and feeding schedules to work round. You’re co-ordinating with people who want to get in some quick sightseeing – and don’t realise nipping across to the Statue of Liberty requires a return boat trip and two security checks stricter than they have at JFK…
Trying to get everyone on the same page – never mind to the same place at the same time – isn’t easy. The saying ‘it’s like herding cats’ gets repeated for a reason: organising people is difficult. More difficult, in fact, than organising cats, which you can pick up if you need to.
That’s where a wedding website comes in.
We’re not in the nineties any more (no matter what Netflix’s trending now section says); most people have an easy way to receive notifications and access the internet in their back pocket. Why not take advantage of it – and take the pressure of organising everyone else’s schedules off your shoulders?
A wedding website can help you…