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Hi ladies,

I am interested in info you can give me about this resort. I'm thinking about having my April 18th wedding there. Any adice would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks,

Joey

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I'm so relieved RMB opened!! I'm new to this site and have been a little freaked out. It was scary to book a wedding at a place that you have never been to and that wasn't even open yet. Thank you so much!!!!!

 

Does anyone have any pics yet or stories?

 

Thanks!!!!

Becky

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Hi - I rcvd the same info packets from Diana as "indigo" rcvd. This is all that they have been able to offer. I had email contact with Keneika once, I have since sent her an email and she has not responded.

This was the last I heard from her...see below:

Hello Vicki,

"My name is Keneika, I am the wedding coordinator for Riu Tropical Bay

and I will be assist you with wedding for Riu Montego Bay.

Please be advised that at the moment I am still waiting for information

on flowers and the photo packages, so I won't be able to send you these

information. However, for wedding reception we will be using our steak

house restaurant which I will send you the menu soon. If you have any questions they may email me at the hotel address , as the

wedding email address is not ready as yet. The hotel's address is

hotel.montegobay@riu.com. in the subject line you may write "Attention

Keneika"."

 

So I followed these instructions and sent a follow up email to the email address above - with attention to Keneika.

 

Diana Guzman has been very helpful. She is the wedding dept/sales coordinator. She is not located at the RMB resort though.

 

I did see a couple of reviews on trip advisor - and I did read something that I am very nervous about.. I found out the beach is MANMADE... did anyone know this? I am such a beach person and this is so upsetting to me!

 

AHHHH! how nervewracking! Our wedding is booked for June 27, 2009

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Yes, me too. I'm not too convienced that is actually it. Time will tell. I emailed the hotel email address also on last monday the 1st asking them to email me any info available. I got a reply from Keneika on Thursday saying they had nothing to email yet but she could fax me a resort map. She emailed me Friday and Saturday saying she tried to fax but didn't get a fax tone. I'm unsure of what that means as I have been getting faxes fine both days. My caller id shows no attempts. I will just wait until they have the info to email.

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Hello Ladies,

 

I received an email from Keneika confirming my wedding date and time. The email also ask that I respond with which time I would like my reception. The reception will be at the Steak House at either 6:30-8:30 or 9:00 - 11:00. I think the last reception is 9:00 pm - 11:00pm. They only offer two slots. I chose 6:30 - 8:30. She also sent info on extras (i.e. renting the disco, private reception, etc). I have attached the docs she sent me below. I still haven't received pics of the Gazebo or beach area yet. I will try calling her today to see if I can get pics. I also ask that she clarify the cost of chair covers with bows. Still no answer on that either. But, I will be patient because I understand that they probably have their hands full with the grand opening.

 

When I get more info I will be sure to update everyone.

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEACH_BARBECUE__&_KING_FISH_DINNER_MENU.doc

EXTRAS_OR_OPTIONAL_SERVICES.doc

INTERNATIONAL_GROUP_BUFFET.doc

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Hi Everyone,

 

I too am considering the RMB for my wedding, but was a little hesitant because of it being a new hotel. I am waiting patiently for some riviews from trip advisor. Thanks for all your info, it is really helpful!

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Here are 2 online albums of more pics from the RMB:

 

Picasa Web Albums - Jane - RIU Montego Bay

 

Riu Montego bay pictures from friends & fun photos on webshots

 

The first set has some great beach shots.

 

Also, reviews should be coming soon. According to the TA forums it takes about a week for reviews submited to be posted on the website...so they should be coming soon. Just remember to take the reviews with a grain of salt. It just opened and during a hurricane no less.

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