Search events by keyword:
    
 Or search by sector, event type and location:
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Your search results will automatically update
 Clear all search options
 

Diary Highlights
Call +44 (0) 1462 431385 to advertise


Sunday 20 October 2019
Diary Search
All | Today | This week
Event news powered by leisureopportunities.com
21 Jun 2019
Wellness Tourism Association introduces new "WTA Annual Award"

There was business as well as wellness on the agenda as the Wellness Tourism Association (WTA) held its second annual membership meeting at Canyon Ranch in Tucson, Arizona, US, from 29-30 May. One priority? The introduction of the WTA Annual Award (WTAAA).

Open to WTA members and non-members alike, the new Annual Award will be presented once each year during the association's annual meeting to honour an organisation, company, or individual that has successfully launched and implemented a wellness project or initiative in keeping with the association's stated mission "to shape and support sustainable wellness tourism for the global good."

The award process is straightforward, starting with WTA members making nominations and the WTA Board of Directors voting to compile a list of finalists. Association membership will then vote from the list to select a winner.
There is no cost to be considered for the award, but those that are nominated and agree to be in the running will be asked to provide information on their project or initiative for members to review.

Some restrictions will apply: WTA members will not be able to nominate themselves but might nominate one another. But for the first year, at least, members will have the opportunity to present an unlimited number of nominees.

The first WTAAA will be presented in 2020 at the WTA's annual meeting, with finalists invited and encouraged to attend the awards ceremony or, alternatively, appoint a designated representative to attend on their behalf.

"This award will encourage individuals, companies and organisations to launch initiatives that support the sustainable future of wellness tourism and, in so doing, will not only support the mission of the WTA but will, ultimately, be for the global good," said Andrew Gibson, chair of WTA.

Founded in 2018 and incorporated as a non-profit in Colorado, US, the Wellness Tourism Association now has more than 80 members and partners from eight countries: Australia, Brussels, Canada, Dominican Republic, Thailand, Turkey, the UK and the US.



Back to previous page
18 Oct 2019
FIBO reveals details for Southeast Asia event: Singapore picked as host
The first-ever FIBO Southeast Asia fitness event will be held in Singapore next year.
16 Oct 2019
Planning application submitted for Birmingham's £70m Commonwealth Games stadium
Proposals for the redevelopment of the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham have been submitted to the city council’s planning department.
16 Oct 2019
Noel Asmar Group launches new textile recycling initiative for hotels and spas
Uniform manufacturer Noel Asmar Group has launched a new sustainability initiative, Hospitality Lifecycle, a textile recycling programme for hotels and spas.
15 Oct 2019
Seth Mattison to deliver keynote at first ISPA Talent Symposium
The International Spa Association (ISPA) has announced Seth Mattison, an international expert on workforce trends and strategy, as its keynote speaker at the ISPA Talent Symposium which is taking place on 15 April 2020.
15 Oct 2019
GWI report: global physical activity sector worth US$828bn
The physical activity economy is now a US$828bn (€752bn, £655bn) market – and its value is expected to grow further to US$1.1tn (€1tn, £870bn) by 2023.
14 Oct 2019
CIDESCO announces new board appointments at 67th World Congress
CIDESCO International, the standards setter for the global spa and beauty industries, has announced that Sandy Fuhr has been elected as its new president.
11 Oct 2019
Three rising stars named winners of Future Fit Training's Legacy Award
Three health and fitness industry professionals at the beginning of their careers have shared the spoils of a £75,000 achievement award created by Future Fit Training.
10 Oct 2019
Don Quixote, suffragettes and puppets who come to life: Aufguss World Championships get creative
For the first time, a woman has been crowned top aufguss master in the world at the Aufguss World Championships, held last month at the newly built Spa Berendonck in The Netherlands.
Back to previous page
Diary dates
18-20 Oct 2019
Global Thermal Think Tank
Ueda-jo Castle
Ueda
Japan
20-23 Oct 2019
(Spas of Central Europe) SPA-CE Experience
Grand Hotel Rogaska Resort
Rogaška Slatina
Slovenia
20-30 Oct 2019
World Leisure Expo & Forum
Hangzhou International Expo Center
Hangzhou
China
28 Oct 2019
Women in Wellness Leadership Conference
The Waterfront Beach Resort Hotel
Huntington Beach
United States
28-30 Oct 2019
International Federation (IF) Forum
Hotel Royal Savoy
Lausanne
Switzerland
29-31 Oct 2019
Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum (MR&H)
Hilton Athens
Athens
Greece
30-31 Oct 2019
IOG Saltex
NEC
Birmingham
United Kingdom
31 Oct 2019
ukactive National Summit
Queen Elizabeth II Centre
Westminster
United Kingdom
03-04 Nov 2019
The International Congress of Esthetics and Spa - Miami
Hyatt Regency Hotel Miami & James L. Knight Center
Miami
United States
03-06 Nov 2019
SPATEC Fall North America
Four Seasons Resort and Club
Dallas
United States
04-08 Nov 2019
Hot Springs Connection Conference
Miramonte Indian Wells Resort and Spa
Palm/Desert Hot Springs
United States
04-08 Nov 2019
MIOFF Russia Fitness Week
Expocentre, pav. 7
Moscow
Russia
04-11 Nov 2019
National Spa Week
Nationwide, UK
05-08 Nov 2019
SIBEC Europe
The Westin Dragonara Resort
St. Julians
Malta
more diary dates
Published by The Leisure Media Company Portmill House, Portmill Lane, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1DJ. Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385 | Contact us | About us | © 2019 Cybertrek Ltd