LECTURES CONFERENCES & EVENTS

WELLNESS TRAVEL CONFERENCE

WHY WELLNESS TRAVEL

The Global Wellness Institute estimates that Wellness Tourism grew into about $700 billion market and it became a megatrend in 2019, the largest growing niche for vacationers.

Wellness travel promotes health and wellbeing, both physical and mental, through activities that can be included in the trip program.

Wellness is not just a lifestyle choice, it is big business. In our modern digital era world, it gives new opportunities for travel consultants to be needed for a client.

From luxury SPAs in hotels to holistic retreats in amazing natural environments all over the world with a wide variety of treatments, techniques, and philosophies.

WTC – Wellness Travel Conference will open new horizons for business development and will help providers from different countries to meet Israeli professionals.

WTC – is a perfect platform for B2B meetings and building new partnerships.

PROGRAM
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Time

Lecture

Speakers

12:00-12:20

Opening and Welcome Notes

IMTM 2020 representative

H.E. Mrs. Vesela Mrđen Korać, Ambassador, Republic of Croatia to the State of Israel

Ms. Muapuii Saiawi, Counselor, Embassy of India in Israel

12:15-12:30

Keynote: Wellness Travel – opportunity for business grow

ISRAEL

Ms. Hanny Sobol, CEO, Disenhaus Group

12:35-12:50

Keynote: Rise of Holistic retreats for longevity and rejuvenation

INDIA

Dr. Raghuveer A.R., SOUKYA Indian Holistic Health Centre

Expert in Naturopathy, Yogic Sciences, Acupuncture, SOUKYA is acknowledged by Lonely Planet as one of the best Wellness Retreats and as a best Wellness Center by Conde Nast. The prominent Royal Families and actors are SOUKYA’s frequent quests.

13:00-13:20

Keynote: Positive Psychology & Nature for stress release

UK

Ms. Mercedes N Sieff, Founder & Creative Director of YEOTOWN Health Retreat, UK

Vinyasa Flow Yoga Teacher & Positive Psychology Coach

13:30-14:45

Round table 1:

Croatia – Land of Wellness

Terme Sveti Martin. Mr. Igor Nekic, Ms. Nusa Korotaj,

EU Experts in Wellness & Thermal Hospitality Industry

Medimurje County Tourist Board. Mr. Rudi Grula

Environmental Science and Public Relations Expert

Q-Travels. Ms. Petra Gracin, CEO, Ms. Alka Uroda, Marketing and Business development expert

Slunj Tourist Board. Mr. Dragan Smrzlic, DMC

Expert in PR & Communications, MICE and Destinations development

Krapinske Toplice. Mr. Ernest Svazic

Mayor of Krapinske Toplice – Croatia’s leading Health Tourism Destination, former President of the Croatian Wellness Association of Croatian Chamber of Economy and contributor to many Croatian Wellness Projects and Events

Moderator: Ms. Irena Rapoport

14:45-16:00

Round table 2:

Detox and weight loss retreats, Healing Hotels – Holistic approach

ITALY, AUSTRIA, RUSSIA, INDIA, CROATIA

Silva Hotel Splended Congress&SPA, Fiuggi, Italy, Ms. Irina Budzivula, Business Development expert

Private clinic “Family Doctor”, Ms. Irina Zueva,Russia, Allergologist, Immunologist

Mayr Therapy Centers Austria, Dr. Meri Bura, Austria-Croatia

SOUKYA Indian Holistic Health Centre, Dr. Raghuveer A.R.

Moderator: Dr. Meri Bura

16:00-16:10

Israel – Emerging of Spiritual Retreats

Tzfat Kabbalah Center, Rabbi Eyal Riess, Israel

16:10-16:30

From selling agent to reliable Advisor.
How to be needed by customer and to succeed in Wellness Travel development

Ms. Irena Rapoport, I.R.A – Health Travel International Consulting

16:30-17:00

Closing Notes

Ms. Irena Rapoport, I.R.A – Health Travel International Consulting

16:30-17:00

LOTTERY FOR PARTICIPANTS – TRAVEL AGENTS

SPONSORS

Silva Hotel Splendid, Fiuggi, Italy

YEOTOWN Retreat, UK

Villa Anna Boutique Hotel, Sochi, Russia

Irena Rapoport, I.R.Agency (I.R.A.) – Health Travel International Consulting   | rapoport.irena@gmail.com |  +972-54-5645005

ITTAA – Wellness Travel Consultant

SPONSORS
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