wellness environment

Well-Being Travel to Launch First-Ever Symposium

Well-Being Travel , a marketing organization dedicated to educating travel professionals about the trend of health, wellness, and medical travel, announced the first-ever inaugural Well-Being Travel Symposium , an invitation-only two-day conference that will bring together travel professionals with wellness experts, hotel executives, spa directors, and travel suppliers to discuss the growing trends in wellness travel and opportunities for travel sellers and consumers. Sponsored in collaboration with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitor’s Bureau , MGM Grand Hotel (Las Vegas) and The Travel Institute , the symposium will take place Feb. 18 to 19 at the MGM Grand Hotel. “We’re...

Spa and Naturopathy Alliance Announced

Anne Bramham, founder of the Advanced Spa Therapy Education & Certification Council (ASTECC), announced an alliance with the National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) in Portland, OR, to offer training in therapeutic modalities. With the new partnership, naturopathic practitioners can now enroll in an ASTECC Spa Management & Leadership training program. Designed to educate participants in integrative medicine, the program teaches how to successfully work in spa and wellness environments, combining various aspects of spa operations, such as budgeting, facility and equipment management, marketing, and more. “We strongly feel that naturopathic doctors can play a significant role in the spa...