Press & Awards

When it comes to honeymoons and destination weddings in paradise, the team of Romance Travel Experts at LovinAway are the premier team in the travel industry.  Our Romance Travel Experts have scoured Mexico, the Caribbean and Hawaii for the most romantic resorts and pass along their first-hand expertise to our couples and are honored to share our knowledge with the media, too!

Platinum TMTC 500 Club Member 

We are proud to be one of the top 500 travel agencies with The Mark Travel Corporation, the parent company of four of the nation’s largest tour operators; Funjet Vacations, United Vacations, Southwest Airlines Vacations and Blue Sky Tours.

Weddings on the Water Specialist (WOW Specialist) 

Hard Rock All-Inclusive Hotels and UNICO 20 87 Riviera Maya has designated our agency as a specialist for Weddings on the Water! Our Romance Experts know the in’s and out’s of these properties for weddings and romantic getaways.

Gourmet Inclusive® Honeymoon & Anniversary Consultant 

Being a Gourmet Inclusive® Honeymoon & Anniversary consultant recognizes our experience with planning honeymoon and anniversary travel at every Karisma Hotel and Resort in Mexico and the Caribbean.

Gourmet Inclusive® Wedding Consultant 

Being a Gourmet Inclusive® Honeymoon & Anniversary Consultant is much more than another award in our trophy case. This reflects the plethora of knowledge that our Romance Experts maintain that better guide our couples with seemingly infinite details of planning a destination wedding at a Karisma Hotel or Resort.

Destination Wedding & Honeymoon Specialist Association

Our Romance Experts stay up to date with the latest trends and news in the romance travel industry. We were hand selected to be a member of the Destination Wedding & Honeymoon Specialist Association giving us exclusive insider access to the most up-to-date industry news and press.

Certified Sandals Specialist

Every Romance Expert here at LovinAway has worked long and hard to become a Certified Sandals Specialist which involves trainings and exams of every Sandals Resort in the Caribbean.

Tom & Monica Karnes

Owners & Chief Romance Officers

Husband and wife team, and former high school sweethearts that rule the world of leisure travel. Also avid foodies, and frequent travelers to Mexico and the Caribbean.

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Areas of Expertise:

  • Mexico
  • Caribbean
  • Foodie Destinations & Resorts
  • Business Owners
  • Travel Agency Management
  • Romantic Vow Renewals
  • Group Vacations
  • Travel Advisories

Our Travel Experts

Alyssa Dial

Brand Manager & Lead Romance Expert

Past destination bride, destination bridesmaid, and honeymooner that loves traveling so much that she renew’s her vows every year with her husband Rich.

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Areas of Expertise:

  • Destination Weddings
  • Honeymoons
  • Mexico, the Caribbean and Hawaii
  • Hard Rock All-Inclusive Hotels
  • Romantic Vow Renewals
  • Catholic Destination Wedding Ceremonies
  • Hindu/Indian Destination Weddings
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