Wellness Tourism Summit

19 Mar - 20 Mar
Australia’s first Wellness Tourism Industry Summit will focus on the rapid growth of this $639 billion global sector and the opportunities for tourism and wellness businesses. The Summit will be held at Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort, and is being convened by Katherine Droga, chair of the Global Wellness Institute's Wellness Tourism Initiative. The two-day program will reveal the latest research, consumer trends and best practice in wellness travel and tourism, with more than 20 leading wellness travel experts including Emlyn Brown, Accor’s Paris-based Vice-President Wellbeing, Luxury and Premium Brands; Joanne Barber, sustainability transformer and wellness thought leader at Singapore-based We Affirm Co.; Sharon Kolka, general manager and wellness director at Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat; Georgia Rickard, Editor-at-Large at Virgin Australia; Janice Williams, publisher of Wellbeing Magazine and Tourism Australia. The opening night, Thursday 19 March, will commence with welcome cocktails and canapes and a chance for delegates to network with industry and media. Friday 20 March, will begin with complimentary morning wellness activities followed by the Summit showcase, a full day of wellness travel immersion with talks and panel discussions on the main stage. Key partners include Tourism Australia, Tourism Noosa and Spa Vision.

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