Supports Human Rights Campaign (HRC) National Dinner as Bronze Sponsor

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Live auction package for gay destination weddings raises funds for marriage equality advocacy

Blue Diamond Riviera Maya

Our participation at the HRC National Dinner underscores our commitment to marriage equality. was honored to attend the 2013 HRC National Dinner at the Washington Convention Center, as a Bronze Partner. The event brought together over 3,000 HRC members and allies.

“Our participation at the HRC National Dinner underscores our commitment to marriage equality,” said Richard Calvert, President & CEO of Destination Weddings Travel Group. “We were thrilled that our live auction donation of a seven-night trip to Blue Diamond Riviera Maya was able to raise $23,000 for the HRC.” offers exclusive wedding, honeymoon and symbolic ceremony packages that denote one-of-a-kind experiences. The site distinctively features “The G List” of world-class properties from around the globe that were hand-curated for their proven ability in providing superior, tailored wedding celebrations for a discerning LGBTQ audience.

Founded in 1980, HRC is the largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans. HRC advocates, on behalf of LGBT Americans, mobilizes grassroots actions in diverse communities, invests strategically to elect fair-minded individuals to office and educates the public about LGBT issues.

About, part of the Destination Weddings Travel Group, works with LGBTQ couples to find the perfect wedding-friendly hotel or resort for their destination wedding. created The G List of hand-selected properties, who will embrace gay destination weddings and welcome LGBTQ couples with sensitivity and warmth. With over 60 award-winning, Gay Wedding Institute certified specialists, offers couples personalized destination wedding, anniversary, commitment ceremonies and vow renewal celebrations.

About Destination Weddings Travel Group
Destination Weddings Travel Group (DWTG) is comprised of four, full-service planning sites that specialize in celebratory travel across the globe. By combining the personal service and expertise of more than 200 certified specialists with resort partnerships in over 42 countries, DWTG offers customers a premier one-stop experience for planning destination weddings, honeymoons, anniversaries, birthdays and family reunions. Its flagship site,, has worked with over 15,000 brides and has been ranked by Inc. Magazine as one of the 500/5000 fastest-growing private companies in the country for five consecutive years.
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