Mauritius, Seychelles, Reunion Island and the Maldives have been selected in the Top 20 of the Best Wedding Award 2017 classification. The award ceremony took place on the 9th January at Beijing in China at the People’s Daily Media Plaza, in the presence of more than 20 major press houses and some hundred key players from the wedding sector.

The Best Wedding Award 2017 was organised in collaboration with National Humanity History and Cosmo Bride magazines.  Italy, France, Phuket in Thailand, Santorini in Greece, and Sanya in China are among the other destinations on the best wedding destinations’ list. According to sanyatour, the other wedding destinations featured among the ‘Top 20 Most Beautiful Wedding Destinations in the World’ are the Chinese city of Sanya, Seychelles, Reunion Island, the Maldives, Mauritius, Paris, the Italian cities of Rome and Cinque Terre, Tahiti, Australia’s Whitsunday Islands, California, USA; Fiji Islands; Obidos in Portugal; Koh Pha Ngan and Phuket Island in Thailand; Guam, Malaysia’s Pangkor Island, Hokkaido in Japan; Bali, Indonesia; and Santorini, Greece.

According to the organizers, they have gone through the process of online registration, obtaining the recommendation of key opinion leaders, and internet voting to finally confirm the ‘Top 20 Most Beautiful Wedding Destinations in the World’.

The Chief Executive of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Sherin Francis said: “Such awards reemphasize one of Seychelles’ main niche market, which is the wedding and honeymoon market — romance in general.  It will definitely give us added visibility and mileage in China