Trend Alert Destination Wedding
Article written by: Kylie Carlson
Destination weddings have seen a steady rise in popularity, we’re seeing it reach an all-time high. In the past, they’ve been a great choice for couples on a budget or those seeking intimate celebrations like elopements.
Recently, however, the advancement in technology and the overall boom of the wedding industry has opened up destination weddings to new markets and have expanded the opportunities available for couples everywhere.
Who is the modern destination couple?
The growth in destination weddings aligns with the overall shift in the industry, as the majority of engaged couples are falling into Generations Y and Z. Millennials coined the terms ‘wanderlust’ and ‘FOMO,’ and their love of traveling and appreciation of new experiences have carried over to their nuptials.
Sanya Percic, owner of Ellwed Magazine, shares, “The couples that choose a destination wedding practice different, free, and nomadic lifestyles, which interlaces with their ideology and overall style. Travel has become easy and accessible to anyone who wants it.”