BILTMORE ANNOUNCES A DREAM WEDDING GIVEAWAY
“Marry Me in Miami” – A nationwide wedding contest in true Miami style!
CORAL GABLES, FL (April 19, 2011) – Miami ties the knot! The Biltmore Hotel announces a partnership with the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau in a dream wedding contest “Marry Me in Miami” giving away a Miami wedding valued at nearly $150,000. As one of the most renownedhistoric landmark hotels, the Biltmore offers a variety of extravagant ballrooms, complete with stunning views and European architectural influences — making it Miami’s premier site for extraordinary weddings.
Starting May 10, 2011, couples from across the U.S. may enter the contest and submit their love story by logging on to www.MarryMeInMiami.com. In June, five finalist couples will be randomly selected to visit Miami to compete for the grand prize in a “Wedding Day Challenge” obstacle course that will take place on June 22, 2011 on Miracle Mile in Coral Gables. The couple who wins the challenge will receive a wedding ceremony and reception for 125 guests on October 9, 2011 at the Biltmore.
The Biltmore will join forces with premier wedding partners to plan and design a wedding set for true platinum status – including: celebrity wedding planner Jackie Ohh; wedding décor by Parrish Designs, Nuage Designs, Hitched Events and Uplyte; wedding cake by Elegant Temptations; entertainment by Michael Sarz, wedding photos by Rodrigo Varela; wedding video by Dream Video Production; transportation by Majestic Limousines; bridal dress by Daisy Tarsi; bridesmaids dresses by J. Del Olmo; and men’s tux by Bolado Clothiers. In addition, the Biltmore will offer hotel accommodations for the wedding party, as well as golf and spa services for the bride and groom. The wedding celebration will culminate with a farewell Champagne brunch at the Biltmore.
“This momentous wedding event is a new chapter in the Biltmore’s 85 years of history,” says Gene Prescott, President of the Biltmore Hotel. “The Biltmore sets the standard for Miami destination weddings and we are thrilled to host the winning couple at our resort for their special day.”
“Marry Me in Miami” is an initiative of the Miami Romance Month program embarking in June by the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau. The program seeks to celebrate and promote Miami as the ideal city for destination weddings, commitment ceremonies, wedding shopping trips, bachelor/ette parties, proposals and honeymoons.Save the date…the Biltmore awaits! For details on the “Marry Me in Miami” contest rules and the grand prize, please visit www.MarryMeInMiami.com. To plan your next visit to Miami or for information on Biltmore weddings, please visit www.BiltmoreHotel.com.
About the Biltmore Hotel
The Biltmore is Miami’s National Historic Landmark located in the exclusive Coral Gables area. The 273-room hotel resembles classic Italian, Moorish, and Spanish architectural influences spread over 150-acres of tropical landscape. A favorite of world leaders and notables since its opening in 1926, the hotel offers a restored Donald Ross 18-hole, 71 par championship golf course, tennis, the largest hotel pool in the country, private cabanas, a European spa, and an award-winning fitness center. The hotel’s dining destinations include the acclaimed Palme d’Or, which Zagat calls one of the best restaurants in the country; Fontana, an Italian restaurant surrounding the Biltmore fountain; and the poolside Cascade. In 2009, the hotel unveiled its culinary academy offering an array of hands-on cooking classes for adults and children. The Biltmore is one of South Florida’s preferred sites for business travel, high-level corporate briefings, public policy conferences, and an extraordinary wedding destination. The Biltmore is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World. For more information or to make reservations, please visit www.BiltmoreHotel.com or call (800) 727-1926.