SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

January 07, 2014 11:00 ET

The Most Popular Wedding Destinations

BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwired - Jan 7, 2014) - Marriott International's new Destination Wedding Infographic makes it easy to choose a spectacular location for your one-of-a-kind ceremony.

Our thorough Infographic provides a list of the most popular domestic and international locales, featuring gorgeous resorts and breathtaking scenery to enhance the most memorable day of your life.

Are you staying within the continental U.S., where 70 percent of destination weddings take place? Marriott hotels in the top three destination wedding states (California, Florida and Nevada) offer a variety of backdrops, from pristine white sand beaches to dramatic desert and crisp, clear mountain views. Rounding out the top five, North and South Carolina provide Southeastern charm, outdoor shopping and entertainment at resorts like the Renaissance Raleigh Hotel at North Hills, where a wide array of customizable wedding packages help you achieve your dreams.

The most sought-after international hot spots include the tropical beachscapes of Mexico and the Caribbean, where jungle paths lead to waterfalls and swimming pools are rimmed by lush gardens. Europe and Central/South America complete the list of top overseas retreats, with five-star fantasy resorts like the Marriott Hotel Champs-Elysees in Paris, which boasts outdoor terraces with panoramic city views, as well as a 350-seat grand ballroom are in demand for very special celebrations.

A certified wedding planner ensures all of your needs are met -- and exceeded. Take time to review our Destination Wedding Infographic, and you'll be able to select the perfect wedding location with confidence.

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