Linda's background includes business and hotel/restaurant management degrees from Michigan State University with extensive training and experience from Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Leading Hotels of the World, Orient Express Hotels & Resorts, and Hyatt Hotels & Resorts. Linda started her own business in international hotel sales, marketing and food/beverage consulting focusing on pre-opening hotels and resorts. She has successfully hosted hundreds of weddings and special events in world class resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek & Aspen Colorado and seeing a demand for professional wedding planning services in the Riviera Maya, she started her wedding business in 2009 in Playa del Carmen. Providing exceptional customer service to her clients from the initial contact, as well as meticulous attention to detail throughout the planning process and final coordination, your event is in the best hands. With outstanding testimonials, her favorite review is "you will always be my fairy Godmother making me feel like Cinderella and giving me the night of my life. Anything I asked for "poof" it was done!"
Her wedding business has been mentioned in a variety of travel and wedding publications in Mexico, USA and Europe and has excellent reviews from her clients. Hosting over 750 weddings and events from "couple" weddings to large events of over 5000 guests, My Playa Wedding is the most experienced wedding planning company in the area.
Born in Guadalajara, Mexico, Carolina joined My Playa Wedding in 2013, hosting over 100 weddings and special events in Playa del Carmen and Tulum, Mexico. She graduated from the University of Guadalajara in 2011 with a bachelor degree in travel and tourism. Loving the tourism industry, she immediately moved to the tourist mecca of Playa del Carmen. Working in luxury hotel and condominium resorts in hotel operations as well as the acclaimed “Posada Margarita” restaurant in Tulum, she achieved a variety of incentive awards and “employee of the month" awards, for providing outstanding customer service to her guests. Upon seeing the captivating smile, dedication to guests needs, desire to exceed guests expectations, we asked Carolina to join the wedding planning team. With her passion for customer service, she excels as her main duty on the wedding day, is to be on location with the Bride and Groom. She assists the Bride and Groom, their family and bridal party during their “getting ready” time at their host hotel, getting the guests and bridal party to the wedding venue and assisting the bridal party during line up for ceremony and announcements. While she is on-site at the hotel attending to all your needs, Linda and her décor team are setting up the ceremony and reception site, ready to welcome guests as they arrive. Carolina’s first language is Spanish and is fluent in English. Her other duties are hosting elopement ceremonies, conducting site and tastings and has also serviced weddings and events in Aspen, Colorado. She is always ready with everlasting enthusiasm and is awaiting your arrival ready to tend to your every need!
Overall, we LOVE weddings and are up to date on the new trends! We are here to listen to your dream, guide you, plan and host the night of your life. Trust the professionals! We host weddings for our living! Weddings are our passion, so let's start having fun and create the wedding of your dreams!