Lake Tahoe Location Spotlight: The Hyatt Regency, Lake Tahoe Resort

Photo: Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Website

Let’s be honest. You can’t come to Lake Tahoe and expect to have an ordinary wedding. With Mother Nature providing majestic masterpieces at every turn and the incredible range of activities for couples and their guests, it is no wonder so many choose to host a destination wedding in Lake Tahoe.

The Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe is one of the most sought-after wedding locations because of its location on the lake (including beautiful cabins situated lakeside). It also boasts event sites that can be used year-round including: private lakeside beach, two distinct ballrooms with beautiful views, water gardens, and the Cottage Green for the perfect mountain wedding with views of the lake with a lakefront firepit. (more…)

Lake Tahoe Location Spotlight: The Ritz Carlton

Photo: From Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe Website

Combining what outdoor fans love of the famed beauty in Tahoe with world-class luxury amenities and service, this is one of my favorite locations, and I’m honored to be on the prestigious list of Preferred Planners for The Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe.

The location options for exchanging vows and celebratory festivities around the wedding are nothing short of epic at The Ritz Carlton, Lake Tahoe. One of the things I love most about this location is that it truly serves the destination wedding clientele with convenience, diversity and service in one location. The bride, groom, wedding guests and family can all stay in one location and participate in the rich activities that the resort offers. Activities ranging from hiking, watersports, fly fishing, to all sorts of winter activities and more abound. (more…)

Graciously Negotiating With Your Event Supply Partners (Vendors)

Photo: Justine Ungaro

It has always been said that if you ask nicely, folks are likely to give you almost anything, and triply so if you’re appreciative of them.  While a professional wedding planner actually has already-established contacts who work with them and often offer considerably lower rates if a client is working with a planner because they know it will be much easier, sometimes wedding couples find themselves doing some of the initial legwork themselves.  (more…)