Well-Being Travel announced the speaker line-up for its first-ever inaugural Well-Being Travel Symposium, which will take place Feb. 18-19 at the MGM Grand Hotel (Las Vegas). Attendees will hear from industry experts, hotel executives, spa directors, and suppliers, with highlights including Anne Marie Moebes, executive vice president of Well-Being Travel, who will provide an overview on what wellness travel is; Anne Dimon, publisher and editor of Travel To Wellness magazine, who will discuss what consumers are looking for in wellness vacations; Mia Kyricos, chief brand officer of Spafinder Wellness 365 and board member of the Global Spa & Wellness Summit, who will share research findings on wellness tourism; and Stowe Shoemaker, Ph.D., dean of the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, who will lead a session about how hospitality meets health and wellness. Leading spa directors including Shannon Stringert of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Laura Tuerck of Canyon Ranch SpaClub Inside the Venetian and Palazzo (Las Vegas), Blake Feeney of Red Rock Casino & Spa (Las Vegas), and Becky Leuluai of Trump International Hotel, Las Vegas will update guests on new spa products and treatments in the marketplace, consumer spa trends, and share strategies for selling spa travel. “We sought out the very best speakers in the industry to lead the educational sessions of our inaugural Well-Being Travel Symposium,” says Moebes. “We’re very excited to bring travel sellers a thought-provoking program that will give them a competitive edge in selling health and wellness vacations.”
For more information and to register, visit www.wellnesstravelsymposium.com.