For 8 years, Sri Lanka has become its idyllic destination of choice for weddings abroad, but based on new statistics, it’s been pipped at the post by Mauritius. Revealing the latest bookings tendencies for destination weddings and honeymoons, Kuoni reported that Sri Lanka had slid to second place for a wedding destination, positioned before the United States that took the 3rd place. The Caribbean also made it to the top 5, with St Lucia and Antigua taking 4th and 5th place correspondingly, followed by Thailand and Barbados. Mexico, Jamaica and its United Arab Emirates finished off its top 10 places to get married abroad, together with the Caribbean ruling overall, with four islands chosen in complete.

Sri Lanka has been a favorite wedding spot for the capacity to combine a cultural excursion with a lavish beach escape. Mark Duguid, vice president of commercial & product at Kuoni, told TravelMail: With options to tour the island discovering all the amazing sights such as Sigiriya Rock, Dambulla Caves, Temple of the Tooth in Kandy, venturing out to tea country in Nuwara Eliya and spotting wildlife in Yala, the destination has so much to offer. Additionally, it provides palm fringed beaches and it’s great value for money and the sailors are wedding packages are affordable, for simple to tag on a remain towards the end of a tourist trip, or simply spend some time calming on the coast.

It also provides great value for money and the natives are really warm and hospitable. You may add their Silver Wedding Package from example, in The Blue Water on Wadduwa beach front you can add their own Silver Wedding Package from only to couples from the charismatic you’d be down to its sheer diversity of particular day. The US to couples from the charismatic latest years, jumping from 5th place in 2012 to 3rd last year. Mr Duguid explained: This may be down to its sheer diversity of available options to couples from the charismatic NY where one can tell your vows in Central Park to Glitzy Las Vegas where one can decide on its Graceland Storybook Wedding Chapel or a beach front ceremony in Hawaii.

In addition United States only fall in love with their partner life time destinations that individuals revisit in a latest easier for them to plan their particular break individuals do not just fall in love with their own partner there, easier for them to plan their particular break. Mauritius was able to beat off its competition by waiving its red tape for couples getting married on its island, which makes it considerably easier for them to plan their particular break. But while it’s with regards to honeymoons, it’s a different Indian Ocean destination that tops its poll.

BRUSSELS The Latest on Belgium shooting : 1: 20 p.m. Belgian prosecutors say the attacker in Liege disarmed police and used their weapons in a shooting rampage. Spokesman Philippe Dulieu said the man approached two cops from behind carrying a knife and stabbed them several times. Dulieu said that the attacker then took their weapons. He used the weapons on the officers, who died.”. He said the attacker then shot dead a 22 year old man in a nearby vehicle. The attacker was later killed by police.’ – 1: 15 p.m. An official at the Belgian federal prosecutor’s office has told The Associated Press that there are indications that the shooting in the eastern city of Liege might be a terror attack.

The investigation into the shooting, which left two cops and a bystander dead, has been taken over by the office which usually deals with extremist attacks and a high official said there are indications it might be a terror attack. The attacker was later killed by police. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasn’t authorized to speak publicly about an ongoing investigation. ,By Raf Casert in Brussels.’ – 12: 50 p.m. A crisis center official in Belgium says that the situation around the shooting site in Liege is completely safe and has added that there’s no reason to increase the terror threat level.

Yves Stevens of the crisis center told the Associated Press that there’s absolutely no confirmation yet that the incident is terror related.”. A gunman has killed 3 people, including two cops, in Liege before being fatally shot by police. Belgian police and military have been on alert since the bombers killed 32 people at the Brussels airport and metro system in 2016.’ – 12: 10 p.m. An official in the Belgian city of Liege has told The Associated Press that a gunman has killed 3 people. The official says that the attacker has also been killed. Michel Firket from Liege city hall told The Associated Press that beyond the attacker, who had been shot, there are 3 dead, two police officials and a passer-by.”.’ – 11: 40 a.m.

Belgian media say a gunman has shot dead two cops and a bystander in the eastern city of Liege. Two other individuals have been wounded. State broadcaster RTBF said the shooting happened Tuesday near a cafe on the Boulevard d’Avroy. The gunman fled the scene, taking a cleaning woman hostage at a nearby school, but he was later neutralized, RTBF reported, quoting police and fire services. There was no immediate indication that the incident was terror related. Video posted on Twitter by an individual claiming to be a witness showed people running in the area.