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Hard Rock Cafe’s “One Love” Bob Marley Signature Series Wedding

bobmarleyIs This Love…Hard Rock thinks so! Hard Rock Cafe New York is making this Valentine’s Day one to remember for couples who declare their unending love for one another with the One Love Bob Marley Signature Series Wedding Package.* For one day only, Sunday, February 14, Hard Rock Cafe New York in Times Square will offer ten (10) themed wedding packages for purchase that include two Bob Marley Signature Series T-shirts, a minister, private chapel, photographer, cake, ceremony and reception – and a four (4) day, three (3) night honeymoon hotel stay at the luxurious, all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Punta Cana!** Beginning on Monday, February 8, couples who want to get married can register in advance to purchase Hard Rock Cafe’s “One Love” Wedding Trip Package (Honeymoon Trip Package) for $100. Once the ten honeymoon trips have been claimed and paid for at the cafe, couples are still welcome to purchase the “One Love” wedding package without the honeymoon trip for only $50 and receive two Bob Marley Signature Series T-shirts and a private wedding ceremony.

“Couples, get your vows and rings ready, because you have a week to bring your significant other to Hard Rock and receive a free honeymoon on Valentine’s Day,” said Shailyne Berges, Marketing Manager for Hard Rock International. “We’ll be taking the ‘love’ in Love All-Serve All literally for one day only and rewarding lovebirds with a wedding day to remember.”

Not looking to settle down this Valentine’s Day? Guests can still snag Hard Rock’s limited-edition Bob Marley Signature Series shirt and honor the life and legacy of the iconic reggae artist with fifteen percent of the proceeds benefitting City of Hope, a leading research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening illnesses. Hard Rock’s Bob Marley Signature Series shirt ($29.50 each) features Bob Marley’s side profile along with a green, yellow and red burst of the Rasta colors that are synonymous with the artist’s music and beliefs, and is available online at and at Rock Shops at Hard Rock Cafes, Hotels and Casinos worldwide.


Couples ready to walk down the aisle can email to register in advance and indicate Hard Rock Cafe New York as the location for their ceremony (only one location per couple). Participants pay upon arrival on February 14. The Honeymoon Trip Package will be sold to the first ten (10) couples to email with intent to marry+ at Hard Rock Cafe New York, provided payment is made at the designated location on Sunday, February 14, and they complete other paperwork required by Hard Rock for the trip package. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. EST on February, 8, 2016, and ends on Sunday, February 14, 2016, at 4:00 p.m. EST. If all 10 trips are not claimed prior to February 14, the remaining packages will be sold on a first-come, first-serve basis on-site at Hard Rock Cafe New York. Must be 18 or older and a lawful, permanent resident of, and physically located in, the fifty (50) United States or DC and eligible to be married under the laws of the state in question to participate. Void where prohibited.

WHAT:                        Hard Rock Cafe New York Invites Couples to Commit on Valentine’s Day by offering “One Love” Wedding and Honeymoon Package for $100


WHEN:                            Sunday, February 14, 2016

                                          11:00 a.m. – Event begins

                                           4:00 p.m. – Event ends

WHERE:                          Hard Rock Cafe New York

                                          1501 Broadway New York, NY 10036



REGISTRATION:           Begins on Monday, February 8, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. EST

Email to register in advance

COST:                              Varies depending on wedding package ($100 or $50)

                                          Participants must pay upon arrival on February 14

For more information, visit

*Hard Rock’s One Love Bob Marley Signature Series Wedding Package is a ceremony only. In order to change legal marriage status, couples must obtain a marriage license independently in accordance with their state’s laws at their own cost.


** Supplies of the Honeymoon Trip Package are limited.  Please note that the Honeymoon Trip Package does not include airfare or ground transportation. Travel costs (including airfare) are the responsibility of each Trip Package recipient. All meals, taxes, gratuities, insurance, incidentals (including mini-bar and entertainment expenses), phone charges, airfare, transportation between the airport and each Trip Package recipient’s residence, and other expenses not specifically identified are the sole responsibility of each Trip Recipient. Additionally, each Honeymoon Trip Package recipient is responsible for and shall pay all federal, state and local taxes associated with the Honeymoon Trip Package. Trip expires after February 28, 2017. Blackout Dates may apply. No additional persons are allowed to stay in the same room as the Honeymoon Trip Package recipients. US $10.00 per person/per night gratuities will be due upon arrival. Honeymoon Trip stays are available at Hard Rock Hotel Punta Cana. Please visit for details on the Hard Rock Hotel property. Each Trip Package recipient may be required to complete a Travel Affidavit and Release.


+ Vow renewals will be accepted.


About Hard Rock International

With venues in 68 countries, including 162 cafes, 23 hotels and 11 casinos, Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s greatest collection of music memorabilia, which is displayed at its locations around the globe. Hard Rock is also known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise, Hard Rock Live performance venues and an award-winning website. HRI owns the global trademark for all Hard Rock brands. The company owns, operates and franchises Cafes in iconic cities including London, New York, San Francisco, Sydney and Dubai. HRI also owns, licenses and/or manages hotel/casino properties worldwide. Destinations include the company’s two most successful Hotel and Casino properties in Tampa and Hollywood, Fl., both owned and operated by HRI parent company The Seminole Tribe of Florida, as well as other exciting locations including Bali, Chicago, Cancun, Ibiza, Las Vegas, Macau and San Diego. Upcoming new Hard Rock Cafe locations include San Juan, Reykjavik and Gran Canaria, Spain. New Hard Rock Hotel projects include Atlanta, Berlin, Daytona Beach, Dubai, Los Cabos, Tenerife, Abu Dhabi, and Shenzhen and Haikou in China. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit

About City of Hope

City of Hope is a leading research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. Designated as a comprehensive cancer center, the highest recognition bestowed by the National Cancer Institute, City of Hope is also a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, with research and treatment protocols that advance care throughout the nation. At City of Hope, scientists work with doctors to treat both the physical and emotional needs of our patients. By attending to the individual, not just the illness, your life afterwards can be fuller and more rewarding. At City of Hope, we combine science with soul to make miracles every day. City of Hope’s main hospital is located in Duarte, Calif., just northeast of Los Angeles, with clinics in Antelope Valley and South Pasadena.  It is ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” in cancer by U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a pioneer in the fields of bone marrow transplantation and genetics. For more information, visit or follow City of Hope on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Flickr.

About the Author

New York Trend is a weekly news publication that focuses on issues and lifestyles of the African & Caribbean American communities throughout the New York metropolitan area and Nassau and Suffolk Counties of Long Island. It is a respected and well recognized news publication that has been in existence since 1989. Owner, Publisher and Executive Director, Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams has been at the helm of this award-winning publication since its inception. New York Trend continues to be the only black woman-owned, metropolitan newspaper in New York and Long island. New York Trend is the largest black-owned newspaper throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties.

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