April 5, 2013

Featured Vendor: Sandals Specialist – Hannah Trahan

When I first met Hannah, I had no idea I’d find a lifelong friend. Brad and I were talking recently about how cool it is that even in our late 20’s we’ve been able to meet people that have changed our lives.

Hannah is one of these people.

She is one of the hardest working women I know…and her attitude is out of this world. Nothing gets her down, and if she’s having a bad day you’d never know. I absolutely love her company and am so happy to share with the world her talent at coordination.

If you are planning a destination wedding or honeymoon, I encourage you to reach out to Hannah. It’ll be the best decision you make!


How do you know Catherine?

I plan weddings and events for a local venue and Catherine photographs them. I soon became one of her biggest fans and now she is one of my closest friends!

What makes you different than your competitors?

I always strive to give my clients more than they are expecting. Throughout the planning with my couples, I found that they appreciated checking off as many TO-DO’s as possible with one contact. Honeymoon planning came next, I wanted to be able to help my clients a little further so now I can assist with the Wedding and Honeymoon Plans.

What is one tip you could give a couple to help them with their wedding day?

Enjoy every minute! You have planned this day for so long and want everything to be perfect! But remember : This day is about the start of the rest of your life…with the one you love. That’s what all the planning was for anyway, so enjoy it!

Why did you choose Sandals to partner with for your Honeymoon & Travel Business?

My husband and I actually chose Sandals for our Honeymoon and after experiencing the resort I was sold. There are over 13 resorts on 5 different islands which gives my clients several choices. Sandals is adults only, all inclusive properties which means activities and premium services that you have to pay additional for at other resorts is included at Sandals. The staff is super friendly, accommodating and professional, the amenities  are incomparable to other resorts and the level of service you receive is something you will always remember. It was very important to me that the resorts I recommend follow the same level of service that I strive to provide to my wedding couples.

What do you enjoy most about planning weddings and honeymoons?

I love everything about what I do. I feel especially blessed to have the chance to put their mind at ease. I have the best couples in the world and I consider it a privilege to be able to work with them.

Can you tell the readers a little about the resort environment?

Sandals has locations in St. Lucia, Antigua, Bahamas, Jamaica and in December will open a resort in Granada. Each property has a unique vibe depending on what you are looking for. At Sandals all meals, premium beverages and activities are included at no additional cost! There are multiple dining options at each resort with a chef that specializes in the restaurants cuisine. Transfers to and from the airport as well as to the other properties are included, which means you do not have to find a cab once you arrive. Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Glass Bottom Boats, Waterskiing, Hobbie Cats and Water Trykes will keep your days busy or if you would rather relax you can choose the beautiful beaches or one of the multiple pools to relax by while you are served drinks (you even have the option of a private pool at your villa). If you would also like to experience the island, I can assist with booking local tours such as ziplining, horseback riding, ATV tours of the area or Catamaran Cruises, the options are almost endless!

What are the advantages of booking through you rather than online?

If you have ever researched a Sandals resort, you know there are about 10-15 room options at EACH of the 13 resorts. This can become overwhelming. I figure out what is most important to my clients such as view, available activities, budget and level of service.

I will make sure you are at the best resort for you!

Booking through a Sandals Specialist also includes a few added perks (Complimentary Breakfast in Bed and Rose Petal Bath) with no additional effort on your part.  I am also constantly aware of new Sales and Promotions so that my clients receive the most for their money.

And the best part is….YOU PAY NOTHING EXTRA FOR ME TO DO THIS!!!

What is the best way for someone to reach you for more information?

337-654-1487 or Hannah.Trahan@ymail.com