Turkiye: A Destination Wedding Paradise For Indians

Turkiye: A Destination Wedding Paradise For Indians
Hot air balloons at sunset in Goreme village, Cappadocia, Turkey. Credit: Shutterstock

One of the world’s most iconic locations for destination weddings, the country is expected to host over 1,000 weddings this year, with Indians being the top contributors to this number

OT Staff
October 12 , 2022
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 Destination weddings have their own charm and nothing speaks luxury and opulence like a wedding being solemnised in the beautiful land of Türkiye. One of the world’s most iconic locations for destination weddings, which adds immensely to the Turkish Tourism industry, the country is expected to host weddings of over 1,000 couples in 2022, with Indians being the biggest contributors to this number! 

Panoramic view of harbor in Antalya Kaleici Old Town in Antalya, Turkey


Considering the international number of visitors received from January to August 2022, Turkiye is expecting to welcome the highest-ever number of Indian families in the year 2022. The perfect Autumn weather also makes Indians look to organising a wedding here, with Istanbul, Bodrum, and Antalya being the top three destination choices for couples.

Here’s what makes these magnificent cities the preferred choice of tourists while hosting weddings in Turkiye:

Istanbul: A Unique Wedding Paradise Blending Tradition and Modernity

Magnificent Ä°stanbul moves into its most romantic days in the autumn, making it an ideal time for the perfect wedding. Turkish Airlines offers direct flights from Mumbai and Delhi to Istanbul, thereby making it easier to plan weddings in the country. In addition to these direct flights, Turkish (THY), as well as other Airlines, also provide special wedding charter flights from any Indian city for more significant celebrations as well.

Weddings in Turkiye add immensely to their tourism potential

Bodrum: The Top Address for Luxury Weddings in the Heart of the TurkAegean

Bodrum offers Indian couples the most romantic wedding set against a backdrop of the turquoise TurkAegean, lush green pine forests, and its famous marina. Bodrum is easily reached by connecting flights from India via Istanbul and direct flights from the capitals of Europe. One can easily arrange direct charter flights to Bodrum from any of the Indian cities for a grand destination wedding. It offers the most luxurious stays for Indian wedding couples. The vast majority of these deluxe hotels feature versatile indoor and outdoor event spaces that can accommodate large wedding parties – and, among others, ballrooms, expansive gardens, poolside areas, and beach clubs.

Antalya: The Land of Sunshine

As the rising star of destination weddings, Antalya offers a laid-back Mediterranean lifestyle, and palatial luxury resorts with legendary hospitality set amidst the romance of majestic mountains, golden beaches, and ancient Roman theatres and temples. This beautiful city too is easily accessible through connecting flights from India via Istanbul. Additionally, Antalya International Airport also welcomes direct private international charter flights from any city of India. Thus, Turkish and other Airlines enable seamless arrival and transport via special private charters, for an exotic destination wedding in Antalya.


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