Meet the Team

Located in St. Thomas Ontario Canada, we assist couples from across Canada create unique, romantic and personalized Destination Wedding vacations in some of the most beautiful locations in Mexico and the Caribbean.

We can manage all aspects of planning your Destination Wedding event, from discovering the perfect venue, assisting with event design, vendor management, plus travel planning for you and your guests. We've also be known to dabble in a little counselling, helping smooth over any uncomfortable family drama!

Our goal is to guide you through the planning process with ease and excitement, focusing on all the important details so that you can focus simply on each other.
Lead Planner, Creative Strategist
DW Expert, WPICC
nicole bedard
Loves shoes, sunshine, margaritas and fish tacos. And it's entirely possible she could become that crazy cat lady in another 20 years.
Assistant Planner & Event Support
Social Media Manager
Loves the cottage, sports & enjoys cheering on her husbands youth Football team. She's also a firm believer that we have an office puppy.
Covid Relief Worker
Loves long naps in the sun and being waited on by her own personal staff. Work entails walking on keyboards and sitting on papers. 
Covid Relief Worker
Loving the worry-free puppy life and easy job of Mascot. An adventurous foodie, loves to chew and willing to try anything at least once.

Why Choose Us

You may be asking yourself, why do I need a destination wedding specialist? Destination weddings are definitely a little different than a traditional wedding. They consist of a ceremony, reception, vacations for the wedding couple and their guests, and a honeymoon, all rolled into one! There are several distinct advantages to using a good destination wedding specialist. 

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We believe memorable & successful destination weddings aren't just a stunning location, but a combination of venue, immaculate service, great food, with fabulous rooms and resort amenities. After all, we're not just planning a trip, we're planning a whole life experience.  Do you really want to leave that to chance?
Save Time
Reduce Stress
First-Hand Venue Experience 
Long Time Vendor Relationships
Solve Problems

Nicole's Bio


Industry recognized as an accomplished Destination Wedding planner, Nicole has been building dream weddings for her couples for over 25 years. You'll find her to be fun, honest and approachable, blended with professional at all times.


Nicole has a keen attention to detail, she delights in the logistics, spreadsheets and vendor negotiations that allow her couples the true luxury to enjoy their engagement while planning their most memorable day.

Always willing to go the extra mile, be it hand delivering documents for a Mexican Priest, doing site visits to see layouts and meet the staff, or arranging a special wedding menu tasting off-site, she works on your behalf to ensure your day runs smoothly and you'll be confident in your choice well before arrival.

She feels strongly that site inspections and research is the key to finding the best locations for a couple and their guests. Travelling multiple times a year to seek out new venues, she's personally visited over 150 venues to better serve her couples.
When not working on weddings she is the Queen of home improvement. A self-taught carpenter, plumber, and ceramic tile fitter. (But failing electrician status after the ceiling fan incident) You'll find she always has a notebook nearby filled with her upcoming "projects".

Taylor's Bio


Taylor's been with A-Destination Wedding since 2017. An avid learner, in just a short while she's worked alongside Nicole and has assisted with over 50 weddings in 29 locations!.


Taylor loves turning dreams into reality. With her passion for weddings and a good love story, she combines her varied skills and fondness for details to ensure our couples and their guests have the best time possible.

She is a lover of all things beautiful, our master creator of content, and social engagement wizard. She ensures that our couples and vendors "feel the love" by appreciating and sharing their stories.

An optimist by nature, she can find the positive in any situation that may arise. Her bright smile and youthful energy is contagious, guaranteed to build the excitement for our couples and their guests!
When not planning our couple's dream weddings, you may find Taylor pursuing her other passion, the theatre. Taylor has starred in a range of local productions, as well as assisting and directing projects at the Elgin Theatre Guild.


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