PALM SPRINGS, Calif.,?June 26, 2013?/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ –?Palm Springs is one step closer for same-sex couples looking to tie the knot in one of?California’s?top LGBT destinations. For those ready to celebrate and eager to start planning their big day and honeymoon, the Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism has a new website,?www.WeddingsinPalmSprings.com, featuring full-service hotels, historic inns, vacation home rentals, LGBT resorts, as well as unique wedding locations that showcase the beauty and vibe of?Palm Springs.
“Palm Springs?has long been a romantic destination for couples looking for the perfect wedding and honeymoon,” says?Mary Jo Ginther, Director of Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism. “With sunny, blue skies, a gorgeous mountain backdrop, there is no better place to celebrate in?California.”
To celebrate the ruling on Prop 8 and DOMA, hundreds of supporters are expected to gather in downtown?Palm Springs?onJune 26, 2013?at the “Forever Marilyn” sculpture. Between August and?November 2008,?Palm Springs?officials had performed over 600 civil same-sex ceremonies. Thirty-four same sex couples were also married in downtown during a special event called “Palm Springs Celebration of Marriage,” organized by the?City of Palm Springs.
Many of?Palm Springs’?gay and lesbian resorts cater to the gay honeymoon market with romance packages and on-site ceremonies.Palm Springs has the largest collection of?gay and lesbian resorts?in?the United States?with nearly 30 gay and lesbian-owned and/or operated resorts and guesthouses. Full-service hotels,?boutique hotels?and vacation home rentals also offer additional space for grand celebrations and family gatherings.
Palm Springs?is less than two hours away from?Los Angeles?and?San Diego. Daily flights are available to the?Palm Springs International Airport?from major U.S. cities and?Canada. ?Plan a destination wedding and honeymoon in?Palm Springs?atwww.WeddingsinPalmSprings.com.