Sir Rod Stewart Surprises Wedding Couple at Caesars Palace Las Vegas in the Wake of Thomas Cook Bankruptcy

Sir Rod Stewart Surprises Wedding Couple at Caesars Palace Las Vegas in the Wake of Thomas Cook Bankruptcy
Wedding bells miraculously rang today for British couple, Sharon Cook and Andrew Aitchison, who were left stranded in Liverpool, England just days before they were set to tie the knot at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. The couple and their 14 guests were victims of Thomas Cook’s abrupt bankruptcy when Caesars Palace and Delta Air Lines stepped in to throw the wedding of a lifetime (Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage).

Sir Rod Stewart Surprises Wedding Couple at Caesars Palace Las Vegas in the Wake of Thomas Cook Bankruptcy
Sir Rod Stewart Surprises Wedding Couple at Caesars Palace Las Vegas in the Wake of Thomas Cook Bankruptcy

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage

On Wednesday, Oct. 2, the couple exchanged vows at the picturesque Venus Garden Chapel at Caesars Palace, surrounded by tropical palm trees, Roman architecture, beautiful floral arrangements and their closest friends and family. As the ceremony concluded, a surprise wedding crasher was announced and to the blissful shock of the bride, groom and guests, The Colosseum resident headliner Rod Stewart and three string musicians appeared and performed a special acoustic version of “Have I Told You Lately.” Stewart then personally invited the entire wedding party to celebrate at his Colosseum show, “Rod Stewart: The Hits.”

Sir Rod Stewart Surprises Wedding Couple at Caesars Palace Las Vegas in the Wake of Thomas Cook Bankruptcy
Sir Rod Stewart Surprises Wedding Couple at Caesars Palace Las Vegas in the Wake of Thomas Cook Bankruptcy

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage

On Sunday, Sept. 29, the bride and groom-to-be and wedding party departed England, with Cook and Aitchison flying in style in Delta business class. They arrived in Las Vegas to a special Caesars Palace Royal Greeting, complete with “Caesar” welcoming them to the iconic Strip resort. The party was then escorted to their upgraded luxury accommodations in the newly-renovated Palace Tower.