(MIAMI, Fla. – September 6, 2011) – Five Hilton Worldwide properties across Puerto Rico today announced the debut of their new “Bride Whisperers.” From wedding planner to life coach – and everything in between – these specially trained consultants will partner with couples to create a seamless, fairytale wedding on the Island of Enchantment.
“The wedding planning process can be daunting, which often puts unnecessary strain on couples at what should be one of the most exciting times in their lives,” said Jessica Sierra, area director of sales, San Juan, Puerto Rico for Hilton Worldwide. “There is nothing our Bride Whisperers can’t or won’t do. They are here as free consultants and are about more than just selling a wedding package – they truly want to put brides-to-be at ease, creating a stress-free destination wedding and honeymoon from start to finish.”
Sharing guidance, expertise and support, the new “Bride Whisperers” are on-site at the following Puerto Rico properties:
Couples seeking a true destination wedding escape will enjoy the breathtaking El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, which features its own private island and much more. With recently renovated guestrooms and the $42 million addition of the Grand Atlantic Conference Center, El Conquistador Resort boasts two ballrooms and 16 more intimate event rooms totaling more than 100,000 square feet of functionspace. Couples can choose from a selection of awe-inspiring outdoor spaces to start their life together, including the resort’s Coqui Water Park or private, 100-acre Palomino Island, which can be reserved for the most exclusive events.
After the big day is over, couples can leave their wedding guests behind and immediately begin their honeymoon with an escape to the cliffsideLas Casitas Village, A Waldorf Astoria Resort – El Conquistador Resort’s award-winning sister property. With sweeping ocean views, full kitchen facilities, 24-hour butler service, private dining options and a breathtaking infinity pool, Las Casitas Village is ideal for honeymooners seeking an unforgettable honeymoon retreat. Both El Conquistador Resort and Las Casitas Village offer a variety of wedding packages for the most upscale events and the Bride Whisperers here are specially trained to customize options for brides on a budget. To reach Bride Whisperers Patricia Villali and Yajaira Hernandez, call 888-543-1230. For more information on the resorts, visit www.elconresort.com andwww.lascasitasvillage.com.
Nuptials at the legendary El San Juan Resort & Casino blend authentic tropical splendor with old-world elegance. Just five minutes from the airport, this charming retreat features elegantly refurbished guestrooms and 35,000 square feet of event space, including a magnificent ballroom and a variety of venues for rehearsal dinners and cocktails receptions. Couples can wed beside a romantic Banyan Tree; at Las Terrazas, a breezy, tropical setting with indoor and outdoor seating overlooking the pool, gardens and Isla Verde beach; on the Panorama rooftop offering sweeping ocean views; at the alluring Encanto Beach Club, an elegant, outdoor poolside location for events; or in the soon-to-be renovated wedding-function space. Bridal parties will love La Galeria shops and Edouard de Paris Spa. For grooms, BRAVA nightclub is the ultimate bachelor party experience.
For more information on the resort and all-inclusive wedding packages, visit www.elsanjuanhotel.com.
From a tropical affair on picturesque, white-sand beaches to a chic gala overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea, Conrad San Juan Condado Plaza is a romantic wedding retreat with a bevy of options. Tie the knot during a breezy beachfront ceremony or in the resort’s flexible, elegant 41,000 square feet of indoor event space. Minutes from Historic Old San Juan, Conrad San Juan Condado Plaza boasts guestrooms with modern décor, a 24-hour casino, a romantic outdoor massage area and a sprawling pool layout. Two exquisite on-property rehearsal dinner options include renowned Chef Wilo Benet’s Varita and Pikayo. To reach Bride Whisperers Giovanna Buono and Anita Fernández, call 866-317-8934. For more information on the resort, visit www.condadoplaza.com.
The Historic Caribe Hilton provides the most exquisite services for an intimate ceremony at the beach up to the most extravagant wedding reception for 500 guests. The outdoor venues overlooking the Atlantic Ocean or the magnificent gardens provide an unparalleled atmosphere for such an important occasion. With 910 luxurious guestrooms and suites, including the Condado Lagoon Villas, Caribe Hilton is San Juan’s largest hotel and the perfect locale for over-the-top wedding celebrations. Centrally located near the heart of Old San Juan, Caribe Hilton sits on an exclusive beachfront peninsula and boasts 17 acres of lush tropical gardens. The hotel features a secluded beach, two oceanfront swimming pools, the full-service Olas Spa and Morton’s Steakhouse, making it an unforgettable wedding or honeymoon spot sure to create long-lasting memories. To reach Bride Whisperers Rubén Alvarez and Maricarmen Santaella, call 787-721-0303. For more information on this famed resort,visit www.caribehilton.com.