TheKnot.com and WeddingChannel.com Announce New 2011 Wedding Statistics -- Including Average Wedding Budget and Top Wedding Trends

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--XO Group Inc. (NYSE: XOXO; www.xogroupinc.com),

a global media and technology leader and creator of the top two wedding

websites, TheKnot.com

and WeddingChannel.com,

today released the results of its annual Real Weddings Survey, which

surveyed nearly 18,000 US couples married in 2011. TheKnot.com &

WeddingChannel.com 2011 Real Weddings Survey captures detailed

information on wedding budget, style preferences, event characteristics

and other key information related to the bridal demographic.

"For the first time since 2008, wedding budgets are on the rise," said

Carley Roney, cofounder of