Southeast Asian Resorts Are Competing for the Big, Fat, Indian Wedding

The big, fat, Indian wedding is the stuff of dreams.

For Krishma Sood Bhojwani, this meant hosting a four-day-long celebration at the JW Marriott in Phuket, Thailand. The bride imported cheese wheels from Italy, sourced Iberico ham directly from Spain, and hired a photography team from Mumbai. She flew in chefs from India and Japan, and had cooks preparing fresh food across 24 dining stations.

The wedding consisted of eight events spread across four days, all set against the backdrop of the oceanfront resort where lush jungle meets the province’s coastline. The 120 guests, who flew in from around the