Destination Wedding Playbook


Dana Lewis Graduates with In-demand Destination Wedding Certification

As part of Destination Wedding University’s inaugural class, Dana Lewis now offers a new range of travel services, backed by an innovative new training course

weddings currently account for 25% of all weddings annually. As a segment, it continues to grow each year across demographics. Dana Lewis— a local travel agent who has been serving clients across the U.S. for almost 4 years — recognized there was increasing demand for travel experts who can create unforgettable weddings in the world’s most beautiful places. 

Lewis also knew that she had questions about the practical and business ins and outs of this complex space and needed professional guidance. “This niche requires a specific skill set that’s very different from other types of travel planning. Agents who try to dive in without mentoring get overwhelmed really quickly, and I didn’t want to fall into that,” Lewis said.

In the Fall of 2018, Dana Lewis saw that Will Medina — a nationally-recognized travel agent with nearly a decade of destination wedding planning experience — had launched Destination Wedding University and its flagship training program called The Destination Wedding Playbook. 

Lewis jumped at the opportunity for top-tier professional training in this fast-growing industry segment. 

The 15-week virtual course is hosted live weekly by Medina and features four in-depth modules that cover topics like finding a niche, client attraction, consistent conversion, and automation of services for peak efficiency and organization. Lewis was part of a cohort of 34 enthusiastic students for the initial launch. In early March 2019, she graduated as a certified Destination Wedding Expert, with focused training on how to plan, set up, organize, and deliver one-of-a-kind destination weddings.

“The Destination Wedding Playbook has catapulted my business and work ethic to a whole new level. It has not only been invaluable to me professionally, but personally as well. I am thrilled to see what I have learned in action, and improve my clients’ experience, better convey my value, and bring my business to a caliber I have only dreamed possible. Destination Wedding Playbook is a game changer for me & my clients!” 

With enrollment for Destination Wedding Playbook expected to triple in 2019, Lewis is also excited to be on the leading edge of a growing trend. “As a travel expert and business person, I’m always looking for ways to grow and learn,” she said. “I can’t wait for what’s next.” 

To learn more about Discovereighng with Dana Travel & Destination Wedding’s range of services and to schedule a consultation, visit

Dana Lewis is a highly sought-after travel designer, owner of Discovereighng with Dana Travel & Destination Weddings. She visits numerous destinations each year, continuously expanding her knowledge in the industry. Dana is regarded as an expert in curating, planning, and executing once-in-a-lifetime vacations in some of the world’s most breathtaking destinations. She can be reached via her website


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