Hawaii sees huge cancellations of destination wedding amid coronavirus outbreak

 Thursday, March 19, 2020

Hawaii is the top destination spot for weddings. But concern over the spread of Coronavirus is taking a hit on the tourism and destination wedding industry. Cherished in Hawaii weddings coordinates a lot of weddings for couples from the U.S. mainland, Canada, Japan, China and other parts of Asia.

 

 

The novel coronavirus has gone global reaching most of the nations throughout the world. This outburst in China now becomes a worldwide pandemic. Since it was first identified in mid-December (Wuhan Province in China), the virus has killed more than 7,989 people worldwide. It is also reported that 198,737 confirmed.

 

 

About 80% of the company’s business comes from outside the state.

Jayvee Austria said that most of the events for April and May have been postponed until later this year ― October and September. So hopefully all of this will die down by then. The challenge will be fitting rescheduled weddings into the calendar, and coordinating all the support that’s needed for the reception.

 

 

Cherished in Hawaii said some couples talked about cutting down their guest lists as a last resort but decided to postpone as coronavirus concerns increased.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

@Hawaii News Now

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