Mitsis Hotels’ five-star Alila Resort & Spa recently welcomed over 350 luxury wedding experts and influencers from 40 countries to the island of Rhodes for the 7th Destination Wedding Planners (DWP) Congress 2021.
The biggest B2B platform of the destination wedding industry was held during November 9-11 in collaboration with the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO), the Region of South Aegean and the Municipality of Rhodes.
The ultra all-inclusive Alila Resort & Spa hosted renowned professionals from the US, the UAE, France, Israel and other countries. DWP offered 30 hours of networking opportunities and more than 5,000 scheduled meetings.
Furthermore, it showcased the latest trends in weddings and the most popular wedding destinations, dream venues, creative partners and new services.
It also highlighted Greece as the ultimate destination for wedding events and trips.
“Greece offers unique natural beauty and authentic Mediterranean cuisine. Combined with its rich history and unique cultural monuments, the country is an ideal destination for honeymoon trips and weddings,” GNTO Secretary General Dimitris Fragakis said during the event.
Furthermore, South Aegean Governor George Hatzimarkos said the island of Rhodes offered many advantages as a wedding destination including easy connection with most countries via direct international flights from March to November.
Alila Resort & Spa
With meticulous attention to detail, the team of Alila Resort & Spa worked closely alongside its special partners for months to host the DWP Congress. From engaging events with atmospheric decorations and enticing menus to theme nights with amazing surprises, visual effects, and aqua dancing shows, the attendees of the conference had a unique three-day experience.
“As true ambassadors of Greece, we are proud to have put together such a phenomenal three-day show that brought together under one roof -our roof- the world of luxury wedding professionals, paving the way for substantial new investments in the country’s destination wedding and luxury hospitality industries,” said Christina Mitsis, president of the Mitsis Hotels Group.
The Alila Resort & Spa offers 314 luxury rooms, nine restaurants with international cuisine, and a private blue-flag awarded beach.