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Club Med has announced the launch of Club Med Meetings & Events and Weddings by Club Med.
Weddings by Club Med
Introduced at three Club Med resorts – Club Med Sandpiper Bay (Florida), Club Med Cancun Yucatan (Mexico) and Club Med Punta Cana (Dominican Republic) - this new destination wedding travel product provides a dedicated onsite wedding planner to assist couples. There are three new packages, each of which begins a wedding planning consultation via phone or email and ongoing communication leading up to the special day.
A Dream Come True: Inclusive of bouquet for the bride and boutonniere for the groom, wedding structure decorated with white fabric & standard flowers, minister table with flower centerpiece, white Avant Garde chairs, basic sound service: microphone & speaker, officiant services with sparkling wine for a toast and personalized wedding cake.
Moments That Last: Inclusive of the A Dream Come True offerings, a cocktail hour with canapés, private dinner at special location, white linens and centerpieces included and a three-course dinner (from Wedding menu) are added.
Happily Ever After: Inclusive of the Moments That Last offerings, a special 4-course dinner (from Wedding menu) is added.
Club Med Meetings & Events
Club Med has also unveiled new packages for meeting and event planners. In addition to accommodation, food and beverages, Club Med includes activities and entertainment offerings for its guests. This year, the company has added:
Club Med Sandpiper Bay (Florida): This active adventure location has a newly renovated theater/ballroom with new flooring, new modern lighting and an overall lighter and more modern design. Accommodating 20 to 750 people, the large ballroom can be divided into smaller multifunction meeting/events spaces. New décor such as chic white chairs to provide a sleeker and more contemporary feel, while LCD projectors provide a seamless event/meeting experience for presentations and visual displays. The Spanish-style patio outside the meeting hall also serves as an ideal location for meals and cocktails outside.
Club Med Punta Cana (Dominican Republic): Later this month, the new Zen Oasis adults-only area will open. Concealed along the northeast edge of the resort, this private hideaway is aimed at leisure guests, as well as corporate meeting and incentive groups. Meeting rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows affording garden and Caribbean Sea views.
Club Med also recently revamped its payment, cancellation and attrition terms for groups. Highlights include:
- Flexibility with the payment schedule, amounts and due dates
- Generous cancellation and attrition terms including no penalties on cancellations up to 90 days before group travels