Istat says that in 2015, in Italy, there were over 7,000 marriages of foreign couples, who chose Italy for their most important day, generating 380 million euros. A budget of € 54,000 for each wedding, with 50 invites.
At first place, Tuscany holds 32% of foreign weddings, followed by Lombardy, Campania and Veneto, before finding Lazio: fifth, with a 7% weddings per year. For the choice of location many foreigners prefer Luxury Hotel (30%), while the chosen rite sees on the podium civil ceremony (33%), religious (34%) and symbolic (32%). From these data emerges how the potential of Wedding Tourism in Italy is expanding. Just to seize the opportunities offered by Wedding Tourism in Italy, the best Wedding Specialists in the Capital gathered in the Wedding Club by Zankyou, held on March 23 in collaboration with Elle Spose. The international wedding portal, present in 23 countries around the world, with over 5ml of visits per month, has organized a morning of insights and comparisons, among some of the most important names in the Bridal sector in Rome. At the exclusive Gran Meliá Rome, the event has hosted wedding planners, photographers, wedding location directors, catering experts, and bloggers who, in an elegant context, shared views and experiences. A constructive exchange of ideas and synergies, to understand how to meet the needs of the couples who choose Italy to celebrate their most important day. Papa Confetti e Cioccolato has participated in this exclusive event as an official supplier, delighting everyone with the sought-after and unique taste of its products, which have been highly appreciated. The tradition of high confectionery and Italian pastry art combines perfectly with the elegance and originality of unique locations… this is exactly what foreigners who come to our country to marry are looking for… and that’s exactly what we offer each day to all of our customers.
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