Press Release: May 17, 2020
As the world comes to terms with the Corona virus pandemic many couples are using this time at home to plan their dream destination weddings. Bali as one of the worlds most sort after destination wedding locations is seeing an influx in bookings for 2021 and beyond.
Bali wedding venues are seeing inquires come in from the domestic market as well as Australia, UK, USA, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Bali an island that relies almost purely on tourism has been hit extremely hard by COVID-19 however it is expected to make a fast recovery once the pandemic is declared over. Couples are using this time and taking advantage to the deals that are on offer. Many of the Bali hotels are offering buy now stay later accommodation deals with up to 50% off accommodation. Properties such as Six Senses Uluwatu, Anantara Uluwatu, Sofitel Nusa Dua all have fantastic deals.
Bali had a large number of wedding venues and one of the newest wedding venues, Wonderland Uluwatu (www.wonderlanduluwatu.com) which only opened in 2019 has extended their opening rates and are offering free date changes if required. Many of the islands key wedding villas are also allowing couples to move dates without any additional fees.
Speaking with a number of Bali wedding planners they are very positive about the future as a vast majority of couples who had destination weddings scheduled for 2020 have postponed them to 2021. Even with a pandemic people are still positive about the future of travel and looking to celebrate overseas. Together with postponement of weddings from 2020 and couples using this time to plan a 2021 destination wedding most properties as well as Bali wedding vendors are seeing their booking calendar fill up fast.
Bali wedding venues are getting creative with showing the property and are offering future couples video tours of properties so they can experience the property. It is often hard for couples looking to have a destination wedding to understand how the property functions however with a video call they can start to plan their big day.
2021 and beyond looks to be a busy year in the destination weddings in Bali and what better way to reconnect with family and friends after the Corona Virus lockdown than a tropical destination wedding!