“Soul-stirring mountains rival golden beaches, while cities hum with nightlife and art. Within Bulgaria’s beguiling blend of nature and history, unforgettable adventures are guaranteed.” – Lonely Planet
Why Choose Bulgaria as a Destination Wedding ?
- Bulgaria is a beautiful nation where the couples can take as it their wedding venue as it is a quiet a crowd less nation where the couples can celebrate a private nuptial.
- The nation can be a great choice for the couples who are looking for a winter wedding and they will get the best venues for their celebrations for this purpose.
In conversation with Andrei Volochai of Good Mood Alliance who help achieve your goals for your pre-wedding shoot or your dream wedding or your honeymoon in this less visited nation – Bulgaria.
WT: Andrei, tell us about Good Mood Alliance and its beginnings?
AV: We started officially in 2011. Before this our members were engaged in different activities such as design, restaurant and club sphere, video, photo, marketing & PR, etc.
WT: Bulgaria is an unexplored destination for Indian Weddings. Can you tell us locations that can accommodate Indian wedding tourism.
AV: Bulgaria is a country which is located on the banks of the Black Sea. The country is surrounded by other neighbouring countries like Romania, Serbia and the Republic of Macedonia. The major cities of this country are the capital city of Sofia and Varna. Bulgaria is one of the few exotic nations of Europe, which is getting noticed by more and more couples who are visiting this country for their honeymoon and wedding locations. Bulgaria is getting popular day by day because of its serene locations.
There are best fit accommodations for big size tourism that we can recommend in different points of Bulgaria – here we have got very good conditions of main and additional hotel services, your guests will be happy to spend time here.
WT: Five star alliances you suggest in Bulgaria?
AV: Bulgaria has got international and domestic 5* alliances. Here, you can find: Hilton, Mariott, Kempinski, SOL and others. Also very good domestic Bulgarian alliances – Dinevi Group, Victoria Group, etc. are available to serve the tourists.
Few of the recommendations we can give:
Lighthouse Golf & Spa Resort
Located on the top of cliff with breathtaking Black Sea at its Back Drop, Lighthouse Resort is a luxurious resort with serene and stunning surrounding for weeding event. Plan your wedding one of the most beautiful resorts on the east coast of Europe with breathtaking sunsets, spectacular views of the Black Sea and five star dining. Situated just 40 minutes from Varna International Airport.
Kempinski Hotel, Bansko
A grand hotel located in the picturesque location of Bansko which is a grand tourist destination where the couples can get the fine accommodation which will deliver a perfect wedding for you. No matter you are planning for any private ceremony or any huge party the wedding venue accommodates all your nuptial ceremony needs. With the backdrop of Pirin Mountains the wedding venue is an awesome place for exchanging vows.
Sheraton Sofia Hotel Balkan, Sofia
An spectacular wedding location in the country of Bulgaria. It is a huge and vibrant wedding venue settled in the capital city of Bulgaria where the couple can get the best wedding planner and they can get the finest wedding arrangements for you in décor, catering and accommodations for your guests.
Hotel Kalina Palace, Gabrovo
This is a palace hotel in the popular destination of Gabrovo and the couples can get their nuptial and reception ceremonies celebrated in a grand manner.
WT: Bulgaria has beautiful landscapes. Can you suggest some exclusive locations for pre-wedding shoots?
AV: We have some real gorgeous locations and engagements for pre-wedding shoots like:
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WT: Are there any charter cruise line for celebrating the private affairs?
AV: Yes, Bulgaria has got such proposals, ships start from Nessebar, Sozopol, Balchik.
WT: Are there any indian restaurants that offer outdoor catering?
AV: Yes, we got here Indian restaurant “Mumbai”, it covers Burgas and region.
WT: Help us what services Good Mood Alliance offers?
AV: GM-Alliance team offers a list of main and additional services when organising weddings or other events. Also booking accommodation, tickets if needed. We can advise the most optimal way from all points of the world.
WT: Do you cover the entire Bulgaria. Could you tell us which locations you cover?
AV: Yes, we cover all territory of Bulgaria. Summer season we work on the sea coast and winter season we work at ski resorts. One of it – Bansko – is world famous by its good conditions for expert snowboard riders and skiers.
WT: Can you tell us heritage properties where wedding ceremonies can be conducted?
AV: St Sophia Church in Nessebar is one of the most ancient on Balkans. Wedding ceremony will be interesting as there are much people around, you hear greetings on different languages from everywhere. Good location for photo and video.
WT: Have you experienced MICE from India?
WT: From where does tourist travel frequently to Bulgaria?
AV: Most of our customers are from Europe. Some do fly in from USA and Canada.
WT: Good Mood Alliance are your ideal service providers in Bulgaria?
AV: We have international experience in different fields, also as in organising international weddings.
About Andrei’s Good Mood Alliance:
GM-Alliance team is a company of specialists in different fields connected with wedding and event business. We work for different people from different countries, so do not use cliche – each time we produce new decision for concrete person (s) according to personal criteria.
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