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World Romance Travel Conference / Love Mexico 2021

November 8-12, 2021
  • Created with Sketch. Hotel Xcaret Arte, Mexican Caribbean
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Let's celebrate romance in one of the most romantic areas of the world: the Mexican Caribbean! 


Be part of the 13th Edition of World Romance Travel Conference / Love Mexico 2021 at the brand new Hotel Xcaret Arte. 

Let's recreate the Destination Wedding & Romance Industry together.

What will you find this year at the event?
Inspiring sessions with renowned international speakers
Inclusive event for all levels of experience
One-on-one appointments with destinations, suppliers, and hotels, which will become your strategic ally
Social events where you can enjoy and gather with a multicultural audience
Round tables to know in depth topics of interest
Sustainability program because we are convinced of creating a better World for everyone

Now is the time to meet again, celebrate, and learn in a unique and extraordinary way!

$289 USD* Registration Fee includes:
• General and simultaneous sessions from the main program November 8th to 12th at brand new Hotel Xcaret Arte (Riviera Maya),
• Access to networking and one-on-one appointments with vendors
• Welcome and Farewell events.

Read World Romance Travel Conference 2021, terms and conditions. CLICK HERE




October 27

Online Networking

9:00 am - 01:00 pm

- 9 am CST - Welcome by Ana Gon IADWP Director, Kitzia Morales IADWP President & Founder, Joel Scholtz, WRTC 2021 Chairman

- 9:15 am – 12 pm CST - Virtual Meetings. Unprecedented opportunity to interact and connect with the best of the best vendors of the Romance Travel Industry

- 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CST - Masterclass: “10 Ways to Grow your Business” by Veronica Rodie - Fazio

- 1:00 pm - Raffle and Q&A. Moderated by Joel Scholtz, WRTC 2021 Chairman

November 6


All day

Arrivals for Pre Conference 

- Host Hotel: Riu Palace Riviera Maya

- Host Hotel: Majestic Costa Mujeres

*Extra cost 

November 7


All day

Pre Conference activities at Host Hotel. 

- Host Hotel: Riu Palace Riviera Maya 

- Host Hotel: Majestic Costa Mujeres

*Limited space 

November 8


All day
Transfers from Cancun International Airport to Hotel Xcaret Arte will be provided by Grupo Xcaret. 

Welcome Event

08:00 pm - 11:00 pm

¡Welcome to the World Romance Travel Conference 2021!

Maya Blessing: a starry celebration with the soul and energy of the Mayan world

Dresscode: all white

November 9


7:00 am - 8:30 am
Breakfast on your own at Hotel Xcaret Arte restaurants. 

Welcome Ceremony

08:30 am - 09:30 am

Life is art, live yours in colors. Welcome session by IADWP, Hotel Xcaret Arte and the Mexican Caribbean

Educational Sessions

09:30 am - 10:15 am

Smart Strategies for Selling more Luxury Travel by Angela Hughes


10:30 am - 01:30 pm

Travel around the hotels, destinations, and Romance vendors - 6 different breakouts hosted by 6 different companies. 


01:30 pm - 02:30 pm
Lunch break.


02:30 pm - 05:30 pm

Travel around the hotels, destinations, and Romance vendors - 6 different breakouts hosted by 6 different companies.

Educational Session

05:45 pm - 06:15 pm
Wrap Up Panel


07:00 pm
Take a chance to enjoy one of the delicious restaurants at Hotel Xcaret Arte, during your check in create your reservation. 

November 10


7:00 am - 8:30 am
Breakfast on your own at Hotel Xcaret Arte restaurants. 

Educational Session

08:30 am - 09:15 am

The Tomorrow of Destination Weddings by Adrianne Harris

Educational Session

9:20 am - 09:30 am
Guatemala, more than Maya culture, traditions, and luxury.

Educational Session

09:30 am - 09:40 am
What's new with Iberostar Hotels & Resorts?


10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Moment to connect on B2B meeting appointments with suppliers, hotels, destinations, venues, and more. 


12:30 pm - 01:30 pm
Lunch break. 


01:30 pm - 04:30 pm

Moment to connect on B2B meeting appointments with suppliers, hotels, destinations, venues, and more.

Exclusive for Exhibitors!

04:45 pm - 05:45 pm
Educational Session for Exhibitors! 

Farewell Event

04:30 pm - 05:30 pm

 Be the Artist, a dinner full of art!

Dresscode: get inspire on your favorite piece of art

November 11


All day

Time to enjoy the All Fun Inclusive Program, visit the different parks, get to know Hotel Xcaret Arte areas. 

Remember to share on social media your photos with our official hashtags. 

Optional Party

6 pm

2020 New Year's Eve! Celebrating the night that never happened by the local Wedding Association: ACIBEP. 

Extra fee: 55 USD

November 12

Check Out

All day

Transfers to Cancun International Airport by Grupo Xcaret. 

Transfers to Post Conference Activities:

- Barceló Maya Riviera *

- Catalonia Playa Maroma *

*Extra cost 

November 13


All day

Post Conference activities at host hotels:

- Barceló Maya Riviera *

- Catalonia Playa Maroma *

*Limited space

November 14


All day

Transfers to Cancun International Airport from Post Conference host hotels:

- Barceló Maya Riviera *

- Catalonia Playa Maroma *

*Specific hours



$ 250.00 USD


November 6-8th

Special price of USD$200 for IADWP Active Members (please contact us to get this rate: members@iadwp.com)

This spectacular 5-star resort offers a selection of spacious rooms and stunning ocean view suites combined with exceptional quality service as part of one of the best all-inclusive resort programs in Mexico including: unlimited visits to our restaurants that offer an amazing gastronomy experience, unlimited premium liquor, infinity pools with an ocean view.


$ 250.00 USD


November 6-8th

Special price of USD$200 for IADWP Active Members (please contact us to get this rate: members@iadwp.com)

The Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya is located on a lovely white-sand beach in Playa del Carmen and offers you the best 24-hour All-Inclusive service.


$ 250.00 USD


November 12-14th

Special price of USD$200 for IADWP Active Members (please contact us to get this rate: members@iadwp.com)

An adults-only experience in the heart of the Riviera Maya
The majestic construction, large spaces and combination of monochromatic textures at the Barceló Maya Riviera – Adults Only will leave you awestruck. Located opposite one of the most spectacular beaches in the Mexican Caribbean, you can enjoy this breathtaking destination directly from the resort, lined with white sandy beaches, a turquoise sea, and beautiful views of the idyllic surroundings.

*Limited Space!


$ 250.00 USD


November 12-14th

Special price of USD$200 for IADWP Active Members (please contact us to get this rate: members@iadwp.com)

The hotel, which is located at a privileged point on the Caribbean coast, is named after the magnificent beach known as Playa de Punta Maroma. Surrounded by lush mangrove forests which are native to the Yucatan peninsula, the hotel is located in an area of astonishing, scenic beauty.




Wedding Designer

Wedding Business Designer and Planner of celebratory events that make your heartbeat; Adrianne Harris captures the essence of her clients heart and transforms the ordinary into lifelong joyous experiences.

Well known for her exquisite detailing and sparkling sense of style, she is the Creative Director and owner of Blessed Events NY. Well respected within the wedding events industry and acknowledged as the 7th Avenue Event Designer by her clients, students, and industry colleagues alike. She honed her skills as a fashion designer for many years within the heart of New York city’s fashion district and has an effortless gift for infusing couture fashion styling into every event which has become her signature.

Adrianne has designed for renowned design houses such as; Jones New York; Donna Karan; and Carmen Marc Valvo; also hailing as an alumna of the Fashion Institute of Technology. Ten years ago Adrianne pursued her love for both fashion and wedding planning which has proved to be a natural fit within the events industry and her entrepreneurial business.
Breaking into a personal branded business designing meaningful events for illustrious clientele was a turning point as a result of Adrianne's clients desiring touches of refined luxury and exclusive atelier services. A turning point leading to a lifetime of “ ah.mazing ” memories for her clients.


Owner at Trips & Ships Luxury Travel

To Angela Hughes, coaching and creating marketing strategies for travel professionals and travel companies has always been her passion. For 35+ years, she has been actively selling and running Trips & Ships Luxury travel, a full service travel agency. As a Certified Travel Consultant since 1993, Angela has made it her mission to create premium bespoke experiences through her luxury consultation business all while privately consulting agencies to build their luxury travel market space through her Luxury Travel University. She is considered a true professional among her industry colleagues.

She has been featured in Luxury Travel Advisor, appeared on Fox35 TV as a regular travel contributor, and often guest speaks around the country and on social media. Hughes lectures as an adjunct professor at BYU in Geography and Travel & Tourism. She has travelled to over 60+ countries and previously lived in Osaka, Japan.

Angela also gives back through travel via their non-profit Color My World creating humanitarian trips meeting sustainable development goals around the world.




Editor-in-Chief of The Wedding Planner Lifestyle Magazine & International Conference Speaker

Veronica K. Rodie-Fazio is a Certified International Destination Wedding & Event Planner of Veronica Events Inc., a Turkey Destination Wedding Ambassador & Editor-in-Chief of The Wedding Planner Lifestyle Magazine in Canada. Veronica is featured in Brides Magazine UK, as one of the TOP International Destination Wedding Planners. HLNtv.com and Last Call Magazine tapped her separately as a contributor for Pay-To-Eat-Weddings and Planning Multicultural Weddings.


To which airport should I flight?

Cancun International Airport 

Where can I apply for the Hosted Accommodation Program?

You can do it by CLICK HERE

It only applies for Destination Wedding Planners and Romance Travel Agents. 

Where is located the host hotel?

Hotel Xcaret Arte is located in front of the Caribbean Sea, next to Hotel Xcaret Mexico.

-15 minutes away from Playa del Carmen
-45 minutes away from Cancun International Airport
-45 minutes away from Tulum

Address: Carretera Chetumal - Puerto Juárez, Kilómetro 282, Solidaridad, 77710 Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo

Is Hotel Xcaret Arte Adults Only?

Yes, Hotel Xcaret Arte is an Adults Only experience. They welcome young people 16 years old or older, if and when they are accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Check in and check out

Check-in is at 15:00 h, and check-out is at 12:00 h.

Are my meals and beverages included during my stay at Hotel Xcaret Arte?

Yes, if you have been accepted to the Hosted Lodging Program your meals and beverages will be included with your lodging. 

Except for the following:
Ha’ restaurant at Hotel Xcaret México
Xaak restaurant at Hotel Xcaret Arte
Some restaurants are exclusive to certain Casas:
Fuego from Casa Fuego at Hotel Xcaret México
Kibi-Kibi from Casa de los Artistas at Hotel Xcaret Arte

WRTC 2021 Terms and Conditions

You can read them by CLICKING HERE

Which are the Cancellation policies?

• Any cancellation made 31 days or more before the event will give rise to a credit, valid only for 12 months, applicable to a next event chosen by the participant (subject to availability).

• The credit has no monetary dollar value and is only redeemable for a registration fee of less or equal cost prior confirmation of the amounts paid and contracted.

• If the entry to the substitute event has a higher cost, the participant must cover the difference at the time of new registration to guarantee their place.

• Cancellations made less than 31 days to an event will result in the loss of fees paid to IADWP for such event(s). Exceptions may apply due to force majeure.

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