WELLINGTON THE MAGAZINE – October 2021

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Expert About Planning The Perfect Honeymoon Brides and grooms often describe their honeymoon as among the most magical of moments in their lives. While moments do not last forever, the memories sure do! We spoke with Mark Elie, president of the award-winning Wellington travel agency K&E Travel, to get his must-haves and other important items when planning your dream honeymoon. Where to go? How to book it? What’s a reasonable budget? Let’s find out!

Q: How long have you been planning honeymoon travel for couples? Travel has been in business for more than 31 years, planning vacations and A: K&E honeymoons for people all across the United States. Q: Tell us a bit about your business, K&E Travel? Travel has been in business since 1990. We have more than 300 agents across A: K&E the country who work under our umbrella. We handle any kind of travel, except an individual airline ticket by itself. As the owner, I was listed in the top 150 agents across the country in 2019 and 2020 for Celebrity Cruise Line as part of their Iconic Agent program. We are part of the Travel Savers Consortia, one of the largest groups of travel agencies across North America, and K&E is in their top 50 agencies out of more than 2,500.

Q: What are some of the more popular destinations that couples choose? destinations for South Florida couples are the Caribbean, such as Saint Lucia, A: Popular Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, Turks & Caicos and the Bahamas, as well as Mexico and Hawaii. Very rarely, some pick Europe.

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