The Turkish Tourism Board in India recently announced that Turkey's resort city of Antalya hosted four consecutive Indian weddings in April. Apart from this, there will be three weddings two in Istanbul and one in Bodrum in May 2019.
The preparations, which started months ago, is being carried out in complete confidentiality. In addition to a Turkish crew, professional shooting and production teams, technical teams, cooks, and service and decorating teams will be brought from Dubai and India for the ceremonies.
“This is a good beginning and we expect the number of Indian weddings in Turkey to go up along with arrival of Indian tourists in 2019. We have been holding regular meetings with wedding planners and patrons in India and have been receiving regular enquiries. The wedding tourism market is huge in India and Turkey can offer everything that is needed to make a big fat Indian destination wedding memorable” says H. Deniz ERSÖZ, Culture & Tourism Counsellor, Turkish Culture and Tourism Office in India.
The Turkish Culture and Tourism Office in India is hosting regular meetings and sessions with wedding designers & wedding planners, florists, entertainment managers, culinary artists and designers, hoteliers that play a key role in destination wedding, introducing them to the plethora of options that Turkey offers for destination weddings.
In last few years, Indian couples getting married have been enjoying splendid weddings in the summer breeze of Turkish resort cities and towns like Bodrum and Antalya. Turkey has emerged as a key destination for Indian weddings.