“The Caribbean is a hotspot for weddings,” says Aviva Samuels, founder of Kiss the Planner. Samuels, who specializes in destination wedding planning and honeymoon planning for couples, recommends traveling past the traditional go-to spots such as Jamaica and the Bahamas and aiming for something a little different.
Destination weddings and honeymoons are on the rise, according to a recent study done by the XO Group, Inc. Studies show that 350,000 destination weddings take place annually, representing 24% of all weddings. That number is expected to increase this year. The Caribbean, Mexico and Hawaii were listed as the top three destination sites outside the continental U.S.