Brenda O’Neale is the owner and founder of With This Ring Destination Wedding and Honeymoon Travel Agency. Brenda naturally fell into this industry simply because she loves love. Her extensive background in travel along with her experience as a wedding planner propelled her start into the destination wedding and honeymoon business.
She has since served as a principal wedding planner and coordinator for numerous destination weddings, ranging from small, intimate affairs to over-the-top and elaborate weddings across the Caribbean and exotic locales including St. Lucia, Barbados, Antigua, Bahamas, St. Kitts. Jamaica, the Dominican Republic and Mexico.
With This Ring Destination Wedding and Honeymoon Travel Agency specializes in group and romance travel. With ten years of experience and over 60 weddings under its belt, the agency’s ultimate goal is to give clients the wedding and honeymoon that they have always envisioned, all while providing excellent customer service and a guiding hand. While engagements should be enjoyed to their fullest, With This Ring Destination Wedding and Honeymoon steps in to carefully orchestrate clients’ weddings and honeymoons, and alleviate the anticipated stress of all the planning.
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Destination Wedding and Honeymoon Travel Agency
O’Neale’s experience and knowledge have also earned her coveted spots in over a dozen seminars at bridal shows and on panels for various expos and tradeshows such as Love Mexico, USVI Romance Symposium, Mexico Romantico Bootcamp, Destination Wedding and Honeymoon Specialist Association webinars, the Luxury Travel Expo and Destination Wedding and Honeymoon Expo in partnership where she presented on group travel and travel agent partnerships with TravAlliance founder and travel expert, Mark Murphy. Additionally, O’Neale has served as the Romance Travel Specialist for the Caribbean Travel Week Wedding in Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central Station twice.
The Frank Allen award for O’Neale’s travel series in The Soul Pitt Quarterly.
Participant in the Travel Weekly Gold Magellan award-winning video for the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotels WOW Specialist program.
Palace Gold Pro Travel Agent and Spirit of Excellence Award
Hard Rock Face of Rock for 2015
Awards & Recognitions
O’Neale’s work has earned her countless certifications and designations including Antigua Score 100 Travel Agent, St. Kitts Top 40 Travel Agent, One Love Jamaica Specialist, United States Virgin Islands specialist, Anguilla Travel Connoisseur, Grand Cayman Specialist, Certified Sandals Specialist, Love Mexico Specialist, and Romantico Mexico Specialist to name a few.
Moreover, O’Neale was recently recognized as a Travel Impressions Travel Ambassador for Palace Resorts and LeBlanc Resort and Spa, and is also a top WOW (Weddings on the Water) Specialist for the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotels.
O’Neale is a guest columnist covering destination wedding trends for Black Bride and Groom Magazine, The Soul Pitt magazine, Style to the Aisle magazine and www.marrycaribbean.com, and is also a guest blogger for TravelPulse. She has also made numerous TV appearances offering her expertise on destination weddings and honeymoons including on NBC affiliate’s WPXI Talk, Travel Bags with Annita, CBS affiliate KDKA-TV Pittsburgh Today, and the Lynne Hayes-Freeland shows.
US Virgin Islands Romance Symposium
The Pittsburgh Spot
Black Bride and Groom Magazine
Style to the Aisle Magazine
Caribbean Bride Magazine
In The News
“Brenda is a fantastic partner who will continue to plan beautiful destination weddings for future clients at the all inclusive Hard Rock Hotels. If you are planning a destination wedding, I highly recommend you use Brenda as your travel agent.” – Carilis Felipe, Weddings Department Manager for the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotels.
“Brenda rocks, her professionalism and product knowledge makes her a real asset to any bride. We are proud to have her as a partner and look forward to this great relationship that we have established through out the years. A marriage made in heaven.”– Frank Maduro, VP of Marketing at all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotels
“There were several highlights like the decorations and the wonderful staff but what took the cake was our surprise guests that our wonderful wedding coordinator arranged. My advice to couples that want to have a destination wedding is to get a coordinator that does destination weddings and has experience with the venue, and Brenda certainly had that.” – Cliff & Charlene Andrews, married July 2014 in St.Kitts.