Brenda W. O’Neale is the Owner of With This Ring Destination Wedding and Honeymoon Travel Agency. In this capacity. She has served as principal wedding coordinator and planner for over 30 destination weddings in exotic locales and destinations including St. Lucia, Barbados, Antigua, the Bahamas, St. Kitts, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic and Mexico.
Mrs. O’Neale’s certifications and designations include 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, Romantico Mexico Specialist amongst others.
Brenda was recently named a Travel Impressions Travel Ambassador for Palace Resorts and LeBlanc Resort and Spa and this year representing Hard Rock All-Inclusive. With This Ring is a Palace Resort Gold Pro Travel Agency and Ms. O'Neale is a Bridal Guide Pro Travel Agent. Ms O/Neale is also one of the original Hard Rock WOW Specialists. She has facilitated over a dozen seminars at bridal shows including Pittsburgh Wedding Clickers , mentored at Mexico Romantico, served as a panelist for Love Mexico and serves as a guest columnist covering destination wedding trends for Black Bride and Groom Magazine, the Soul Pitt Quarterly Magazine, Style To The Aisle Magazine and www.MarryCaribbean.com. She recently presented at the Home Based Travel Agent Show in Las Vegas and has been selected as a Showstopper for Hard Rock AIC.
For the second year, Brenda served as the Romance Travel Specialist for the Caribbean Travel Week Wedding in Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central Station. Ms. O'Neale has done TV and Radio shows in Dominica to promote the destination. Recently, she was a speaker at the USVI Romance Symposium in St. Thomas and Mexico Romantico Bootcamp in Cancun. For the second year in a row, she is a Certified Romance Specialist attending the Romance Travel Forum in Punta Cana. This year, she was the mentor for International Buyers at Mexico Romantico in Merida in October. Speaking at the USVI Romance Symposium in St. Croix was the homecoming for Ms. O'Neale as that was her home for several years. Ms. O'Neale has done a webinar for the Destination Wedding and Honeymoon Specialist Association on Indian Weddings and has also presented on group travel and travel agent partnerships with Mark Murphy from TravAllianz for the Luxury Travel Expo and Destination Wedding and Honeymoon Expo. She has also been featured on Travel Bags with Annita. TV appearances on the CBS affiliate KDKA-TV Pittsburgh Today and The Lynne Hayes-Freeland shows and Night Talk Live have helped to make destination weddings more popular with engaged couples. She was on of 6 agents featured in The Destination Wedding Supplement of Vacation Agent Magazine. Ms. O'Neale is now A Face of Rock for Hard Rock AIC and is a blogger for Travel Pulse. Recently named to the advisory board for The Real Travel Show, Brenda also serves on the advisory board for Love Mexico and appeared recently on panel at The Travel Marketplace in Toronto Canada.