SOURCE: Wyndham Hotel Group

Wyndham Hotel Group

September 15, 2011 09:00 ET

Are You "The Perfect Pair?" Enter to Win Wyndham's Dream Destination Wedding With TheKnot.com

PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - Sep 15, 2011) - Couples heading down the aisle often visualize exchanging their marriage vows in the perfect setting and now they have a chance to do just that courtesy of the "The Perfect Pair" contest held by the upscale Wyndham Hotels and Resorts® hotel brand and conducted by TheKnot.com, the nation's number one online wedding planning resource.

Now through November 13th, engaged couples who visit www.theknot.com/perfectpair and submit an original photo or video and short essay that best describes why they are "The Perfect Pair" will be entered for a chance to win a destination wedding at one of 12 participating Wyndham Hotels and Resorts locations in Florida, Pennsylvania, Mexico and the Caribbean. One lucky couple will win the grand prize, a complete wedding package at the participating Wyndham® property of their choice which includes:

  • A destination wedding ceremony and reception for up to 25 people;
  • A wedding gown created by nationally acclaimed designer Nandi Chin;
  • Matching wedding rings from Sylvie Designs;
  • A bridal bouquet;
  • Suite accommodations for four nights and roundtrip airport transfers for the bride and groom;
  • Daily breakfast for the bride and groom, including one breakfast in bed;
  • One post-nuptials destination excursion for the newly married couple during their stay;
  • And 12 standard accommodations for two nights for the couples' wedding guests.

"A wedding is one of the most special, memorable occasions that couples experience together," said Richard Flores, senior director of marketing for Wyndham Hotels and Resorts. "With our world-class locations, upscale amenities and top-notch, personalized service, a couple's big day is in exceptional hands with Wyndham Hotels and Resorts. We are excited to provide an unforgettable experience and share in the joy of such an important day with a perfectly matched pair."

Some participating Wyndham properties available to host the grand prize winner's dream wedding include the tropical Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa, A Wyndham Grand Resort in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico; the urban Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown in Pittsburgh, Penn.; the brand new, family-friendly Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek, scheduled to open in October in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.; the beachfront Wyndham Nassau Resort & Crystal Palace Casino in Nassau, Bahamas; and the all-inclusive Viva Wyndham Azteca in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

"According to TheKnot.com & WeddingChannel.com 2010 Real Weddings Survey, 20 percent of all weddings today are destination weddings," said Denise Favorule, executive vice president for national enterprise of The Knot. "We're thrilled that destination-bound engaged couples have such an amazing opportunity to win a dream destination wedding with a renowned hotel chain such as Wyndham Hotel and Resorts."

Upon the conclusion of the entry period, a panel of judges will select five finalists to compete for the grand prize; the American public will then be asked to vote for the couple they feel most deserves to win. Public voting will take place online October 31st through November 14th. The winning duo will be revealed in December.

"The Perfect Pair" contest is open to engaged-to-be-married, legal residents ages 21 and older in the United States, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. The grand prize wedding package, which must be redeemed and completed in its entirety by Dec. 22, 2012, is subject to space availability. Blackout dates, restrictions and additional fees may apply. For complete submission requirements, a full list of participating properties and terms and conditions, visit www.theknot.com/perfectpair.

The Knot is the nation's leading wedding resource, reaching over a million engaged couples each year through the number one wedding website, TheKnot.com; The Knot national and local wedding magazines; and The Knot books (published by Random House and Chronicle). The Knot is the flagship brand of XO Group Inc. (NYSE: XOXO), formerly The Knot Inc, a global media and technology leader devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between.

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, LLC, a subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), offers upscale hotel and resort accommodations throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, China and the Caribbean. All Wyndham® hotels are either franchised by the company or managed by Wyndham Hotel Management, Inc., one of its affiliates or through a joint-venture partner. Additional information and reservations for all Wyndham hotels are available by calling (800) WYNDHAM -- (800) 996-3426 -- or visiting www.wyndham.com.

Contact Information

  • CONTACT:
    Kathryn Zambito
    Public Relations Manager
    Wyndham Hotel Group
    22 Sylvan Way
    Parsippany, N.J. 07054
    (973) 753-6590
    kathryn.zambito@wyn.com