The Well Way with American Spa Episode 6: The Importance of Education in the Spa Industry with Mary Tabacchi, Professor Emerita, Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration

In this podcast, Tabacchi discusses her successful career in the spa industry and why education and internships are so important for those looking to enter the spa industry.

On this episode of The Well Way with American Spa podcast, we sit down with Mary Tabacchi, professor emerita at Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration. An icon for her work in training generations of spa leaders at Cornell, Tabacchi is also a consultant for destination health resort development and menu engineering, corporate wellness programs, adventure tourism, healthful food menu design, and senior-living facilities.

In this podcast, Tabacchi discusses her past and how she got her start in the spa and wellness industry. She also explains some of the biggest challenges the spa industry faces today, advice for anyone looking to get their start in the spa industry, some of the latest trends, and what she thinks will be the next big thing. Tabacchi also reveals her own wellness practices and what’s next for her.

Listen to The Well Way with American Spa podcast featuring Mary Tabacchi below.


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