Create precious moments with a ‘wedding trip’ by The Peninsula Bangkok
A unique new personalized ‘Wedding Trip’ launched by The Peninsula Bangkok not only celebrates the most special day in the lives of soon-to-be-married couples, but also creates unforgettable memories with loved ones in the days leading up to the big event.
It is undeniable that the bride and groom are the focus of every wedding ceremony and celebration. But when they think back to the magical occasion – long after the “do’s” and the honeymoon are over, and as they begin their lives together – some of the most treasured memories they remember are the special times. spent with family members and friends. who were involved in the planning and preparations for their big day. Keen to create memories for the bride and groom with their loved ones, The Peninsula Bangkok has designed a unique “menu of experiences” that involves everyone, with a series of meaningful activities.
With the Peninsula Bangkok’s expert planning team in charge, it is evident that every detail of a wedding will be organized with military precision – removing the stress factor for couples and ensuring that they can truly enjoy their time. “Wedding trip”. Much of this is in the days leading up to the ceremony, allowing couples and members of their wedding party to enjoy a number of very special activities together. These thoughtful pre-marriage experiences have been specially designed to strengthen the bonds between the two joining families.
It all starts on a sweet note for the future couple with a gourmet chocolate-making workshop – guided by The Peninsula Bangkok’s culinary team – to create their own flavored filled chocolates together. Using only the finest chocolate from French chocolatier Valrhona, these chocolates can then be printed with their names or monograms, and beautifully wrapped as gifts for wedding guests.
In Asia, the tea ceremony remains one of the most important wedding traditions, with the bride and groom showing their respect to the elders of their family, and themselves showing their acceptance of the union. The unique “balanced and harmonizing aroma tea workshop” developed by The Peninsula Bangkok does just that, and more. The bride-to-be and her mother and / or her mother-in-law also have the opportunity to discover the many balancing and health-beneficial properties of the different herbal tea blends – with the help of the hotel’s expert herbalist and in using only the highest quality organic tea leaves from Araksa Tea Garden (one of Thailand’s oldest and most respected tea plantations). Then there is also the option for the bride and groom to create their own unique tea blend to serve at the wedding reception.
Each participant in the tea blending workshop is presented with a beautifully designed keepsake wedding box. The box, specially designed by famous Thai artist Phannapast Taychamaythakool, is decorated with whimsical illustrations based on the ancient love story of Cupid and Psyche. Inside the box is a collection of treasures associated with lucky bridal traditions (something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, and sixpence in her shoe). Among these, a delicate soft porcelain limited edition tea set and two specially created teas: a “Bride’s Blend” and a “Groom’s Blend”, which are meant to be combined.
For the future groom and his father, future father-in-law and groomsmen, a cocktail class is led by an experienced mixologist – a unique opportunity to create libations based on alcohols, essences, fruits and vegetables. first-rate herbs. Naturally, this concoction will then be served to the guests at the wedding reception.
Led by one of the hotel’s professional floral specialists, a floral arrangement workshop offers the perfect moment of bonding for the bride-to-be and her future mother-in-law. The experience begins with a scenic cruise along the Chao Phraya River to the famous Pak Khlong Talat Flower Market to select flowers and vases. Back at the hotel, they will learn how to arrange the flowers artfully, then make a selection for the wedding day floral decorations.
Renowned for its multinational chefs and the personalized menus they create for wedding receptions, The Peninsula Bangkok’s culinary team works closely with wedding planners to organize an intimate cooking class for the bride and groom and their families, followed by a tasting of dishes and wines. pairing to select the big day’s menu.
In addition to these specially designed experiences, couples who participate in “The Wedding Journey” are also spoiled with a host of other goodies.
As a lavish pre-ceremony indulgence, The Peninsula Spa – a serene sanctuary of wellness and luxury overlooking the Chao Phraya River – provides the perfect setting for married couples and their loved ones to unwind and unwind, and to feel their best when the big moment arrives!
And as a real spectacle, on their wedding day, the soon-to-be-married couple can make a grand entrance by arriving in style in one of the hotel’s luxurious Rolls-Royces.
Thoughtful and meaningful, every detail of The Peninsula Bangkok’s “Wedding Trip” ensures that the joyous occasion becomes a lasting memory for the newlyweds and their loved ones, marking the glorious unification of two families.
Contact an event organizer on +66 (0) 2 020 2888, by email to [email protected], or by visiting The Peninsula Bangkok’s website.
This article first appeared in the October 2021 issue of Prestige Thailand.