New unearthed wellness tourism event to be held in Adelaide Hills

By on May 26, 2021 0

A new event, Wellness Tourism Unearthed, will be held for the first time in Adelaide Hills, South Australia on 2nd and 3rd August of this year.

This 1.5-day local industry event is designed to engage and enhance the skills of the wellness and tourism industry. Immerse yourself in the latest consumer wellness and travel information and get tips for success in this growing industry.

The event will dive into best practices from successful businesses and provide attendees with tools to adapt or improve their current offering. Adopt the latest marketing ideas to target the wellness traveler while fostering new collaborations and business opportunities with other attendees.

Speakers include Hermoine Joye, Google Manager for Travel APAC, Sharon Kolkka, Wellness Advisor and Sarah Sutter, Managing Director of Nature Play South Australia.

Partner event of the Wellness Tourism Summit, Wellness Tourism Unearthed aims to attract tourism and / or wellness operators who wish to enter the wellness tourism segment and understand how to position and target this growing sector.

Delegates could include nature-based tourism operators, food and beverage operators, accommodation providers, retreats, spas, wellness practitioners and providers, and travel distributors.

Katherine Droga, Founder of Wellness Tourism Unearthed and the Wellness Tourism Summit, explained: “With the demand for wellness tourism experiences booming in Australia right now, we are delighted to launch this new event of the industry for wellness and tourism operators. The traditional perception of wellness travel is changing.

“Today’s travelers seek to enhance their physical, mental, emotional or social well-being through a wide range of sustainable tourism experiences. These also include nature-based, paddock to plate, and native offerings, as well as amazing spas and retreats.

Welcoming the hosting of the Summit, Helen Edwards, President of Adelaide Hills Tourism, added: “We are delighted to welcome the wellness tourism unearthed in the Adelaide Hills. We believe the region is uniquely positioned to capitalize on this sustainable and growing visitor segment.

This event is part of Adelaide Hills Tourism’s new Wellness-Driven Tourism Resilience Initiative, funded through the Local Economic Recovery Support (LER) under the South Australian Governments’ National Bushfire Recovery Fund and federal.

Originally scheduled to be held in March last year but canceled due to COVID-19, the first Wellness Tourism Summit will be held in Noosa on October 14-15, 2021.

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