Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and The Knot Team up to Host Series of Exclusive Bridal Events

‘The Wedding Event’ to be held in six US cities in 2006

TORONTO and NEW YORK, March 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hotel company, and The Knot, Inc. (NASDAQ:KNOT) ( ), today’s hottest wedding resource, have collaborated to create and host a series of exclusive, intimate and interactive bridal events at Four Seasons Hotels across the U.S. Debuting in Miami, Florida on March 26, 2006, “The Wedding Event” will be hosted in five other cites, including New York, Houston, Atlanta, Boston and Washington D.C.

Marrying The Knot’s modern wedding style expertise and loyal audience of brides with the exceptional service, one-of-a-kind experiences and unparalleled destinations for which Four Seasons is renowned, “The Wedding Event” is an intimate experience for brides to explore fresh ways to create an unforgettable wedding or enjoy a romantic escape. The innovative bridal show concept will take guests on a virtual journey through ‘the wedding of the year’ where they will interact with The Knot’s leading wedding editors, Four Seasons hospitality specialists and top-tier wedding professionals from each host city.

“Guests at Four Seasons expect the best in service, exceptional venues and an attention to detail that is beyond compare,” said Susan Helstab, senior vice-president, Corporate Marketing, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. “Our collaboration with The Knot will provide guests with a fabulous setting to discover inspirational ideas for distinctive weddings and honeymoons, and to consult with Four Seasons wedding experts.”

“At The Knot, our mission is to continuously develop inventive services to inspire and educate our loyal audience of engaged couples,” says David Liu, CEO of The Knot. “We are thrilled to partner with a leader in luxury like Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. This partnership will enable us to provide our brides with stylish inspirations and direct access to the professionals they need to achieve their dream weddings.”

“We have handpicked the finest style-makers in each market to help us create these idea-filled events,” continues Carley Roney, Editor-in-Chief of The Knot. “From flowers, photography and invitations to fashion, beauty and food, attendees will gain the opportunity to discover cutting edge designs and inspiration for their personal wedding look.”

Officially titled “The Wedding Event: an exclusive style experience,” the event series will be supported by a unique multiplatform media campaign consisting of email, online, broadband video and editorial promotion. For a complete listing of event locations, times and dates, please visit

About The Knot, Inc.

The Knot, Inc. (NASDAQ:KNOT) ( ) is a leading lifestage media and services company. The Company’s flagship brand, The Knot, is the nation’s leading wedding resource that reaches over 1 million engaged couples each year through the Web, newsstands, bookstores, national television and more. Its award-winning website,, is the most-trafficked online wedding destination. The Company also offers a diverse collection of print publications including national and regional editions of “The Knot Weddings” magazine, seven books, a popular TV series on The Oxygen Network, a Video On Demand (VOD) service for Comcast Cable and content distribution partnerships with MSN and Comcast. The Knot, Inc. has recently launched several brands targeted before and beyond the wedding day, including newlywed resource The Nest ( ), teen site, and online personals site, The Knot, Inc. is based in New York and has several other offices across the country.

About Four Seasons

Dedicated to continuous innovation and the highest standards of hospitality, Four Seasons invented luxury for the modern traveller. From elegant surroundings of the finest quality, to caring, highly personalized 24-hour service, Four Seasons embodies a true home away from home for those who know and appreciate the best. The deeply instilled Four Seasons culture is personified in its employees — people who share a single focus and are inspired to offer great service. Founded in 1960, Four Seasons has followed a targeted course of expansion, opening hotels in major city centres and desirable resort destinations around the world. Currently with 70 hotels in 31 countries, and more than 20 properties under development, Four Seasons will continue to lead luxury hospitality with innovative enhancements, making business travel easier and leisure travel more rewarding. For more information on Four Seasons, visit

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