destination wedding planner course

Destination Wedding Planning

Craft unforgettable weddings in breathtaking destinations.

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Destination Wedding Planning
Here's what you'll learn

Jet-set as a destination wedding planner and explore incredible locales around the world. Craft unforgettable weddings in breathtaking destinations. Your dream career starts here.

About the Program

When you sign up, you’ll learn to design beautiful dream weddings in extraordinary locations and expand your revenue streams with resort and hotel booking commissions. It’s the definition of the dream career.

Without a structured program or expert guidance, building your business and making a name for yourself can feel like an uphill battle—frustrating, to say the least.

That's where Lovegevity comes in. We've already catapulted thousands of aspiring planners into successful careers, spanning more than 40 types of events across 25 countries. Are you next?

Course Details

Comprehensive destination wedding planner course


Library of resources & templates for Wedding & Event Planners

Instructor-led and self-study options to fit your schedule and learning style

One-on-one video or phone conference calls with your instructor

Internship opportunities, both paid and unpaid, to gain real-world experience at high-profile events

Business Setup and Commissions

Learn to set up your business to receive booking commissions from resorts and hotels.

Travel Logistics and Legalities

Navigate travel accommodations and legalities for your clients and their guests.

International Vendor Collaboration

Work with vendors from all over the world to plan and design wedding experiences for your clients.

Customs and Marriage Laws

Understand customs and marriage laws of other countries to ensure your clients' marriages are legal and get insights on how to obtain discounts and lower rates to pass along to your clients.

Complimentary WedTech Academy Membership

Enjoy a WedTech membership that provides ongoing access to all program updates and an ever-expanding library of resources.

free 1 year membership

Enroll With an Established & Trusted Education Provider

Lovegevity is a CTE (Career & Technical Education) provider in the wedding, event, and hospitality management education industry for over 25 years with programs in over 2,200 accredited colleges and universities.

World wide recognition


Course Modules

Comprehensive destination wedding planner course


Destination options

Plan weddings in various settings


Research and exploration

Explore new locations for clients


Certification and training

Obtain certifications for international resorts


Time Management, Marketing, Travel & Wedding Associations

Dealing With All Kinds of Clients, Getting Published, Referrals and Repeat Business


Consultations, Bookings, and Legal Marriage Requirements

Contracts, Collecting Payments, Insurance, and Adding Excursions


Destination Wedding Planning Packages

Setting up your Fee Structure


Credentials, Certifications, and Licensing

Paperwork & Legal Filings






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Right For You?

Our program is perfect for motivated and goal-oriented individuals who are ready to jump into the world of event planning, producing, and designing.


Aspiring wedding planners

If you're dreaming of a career as a destination wedding planner, this course is tailored to kickstart your journey. DWP is the perfect complement to your wedding planner education.


CWEP students

Designed as an integral part of our Certified Master Wedding & Event Planning program, this course complements your learning and broadens your skill set.


DIY brides

Are you a bride-to-be with a penchant for planning your own wedding? DWP equips you with the skills to orchestrate the destination wedding of your dreams.


Established business owners

Seasoned business owners in the event planning industry looking to diversify and tap into the flourishing world of destination weddings will find immense value in this course.


The Key to Success is YOU.

Lovegevity graduates & alumni have a 99.9% success rate

We don't believe in simply imparting knowledge - anyone can do that.

We cater to aspiring wedding and event planners who are eager to turn their passion into a profitable, fulfilling career by giving them a clear path to reach their goals.

Ready to dive in? Take a look at what you’ll be learning when you enroll.

  • Online Course + Printed Textbook

  • Hybrid Learning Approach available

  • Career Placement through Lovegevity & Societygal

  • Work Experience & Internship Opportunities

  • Unlimited Access to our Business Resource Library

  • Student Forums & Alumni Groups

Why Lovegevity?

Discover your potential—turn your passion for events and weddings into a fulfilling career.

Our curriculum equips you with more than knowledge – it arms you with comprehensive expertise.

Join 25 Years of Excellence

Dive into a trusted program from Lovegevity, recognized by 2,000+ accredited institutions.

Unlock a Profitable Passion

Thousands have turned their love for events into thriving careers with our proven programs.

Be Part of the 1%

Join the elite circle of Lovegevity’s graduates, now industry leaders.

Skip the Guesswork

Jump-start with templates and tools that have fast-tracked 10,000+ students to success.

Learn from the Best

Secure internships with industry titans like Kevin Lee and David Tutera, & boost your credibility.

Beyond Ordinary Courses

While many offer online event courses, only Lovegevity blends digital learning with real-world experience, including opportunities like New York Fashion Week.

You're in good hands

Each qualified student participates in a learning experience to identify and help develop an internship experience to meet their educational goals, career objectives, and academic requirement needs.

An internship can be shadowing, a hands-on experience, and in some cases lead to a job. Students also receive academic credit, continuing education units (CEU’s), and a certificate of completion for each learning internship experience.


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Enrollment Options

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Self Study

For learners who like to learn independently and at their own pace.

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Enrollment type

Career Study Hybrid + Fast Track

Our unique approach offers you the chance to fast-track your learning by working on actual events, guided by industry experts who are eager to share their knowledge.

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In Person / On Campus

For learners who prefer to go through a college or institute.

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Master Event Producer

As a student in the Certified Master Wedding and Event Professional Studies Program, you will learn, through a multidisciplinary approach to each area of the event profession, and gain a culmination of skills, knowledge, and expertise specific to your goals.

Become a Master of Event Production

LWPI’s Master’s Program is the most comprehensive online/hybrid program for anyone serious about a full-time wedding and event planning professional career.

WedTech Academy Membership

WedTech is a CTE program included with Master Class. It includes hands-on learning labs, workshops, and internship requirements for matriculated students seeking a College or University degree in Hospitality Management, Event Management or Project Management.

Master's Certification

Upon graduation, you will receive your Master’s Certification (in addition to your completed certificates for each course), letters of recommendation, and the professional designation as a Certified Master Wedding & Event Professional.

Pay In Full
(monthly payment plans available)
Included courses:
Certified Wedding & Event Planning
Party Planning 101
Signature Wedding & Event Design
History of Bridal Fashion
Corporate Event Planning
Event Law
Luxury Event Production
Electives of your Choice:
Floral Design 1 & 2
Fashion Show Production
Destination Wedding Planning
Draping & Backdrops
Charity & Fundraising
COVID Readiness in Hospitality
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