Latest News & Insights

Keep up to date with the latest news and insights from the Wellness Tourism Association.​

WTA Leading Light Award Nominations Open
The NEW Annual WTA Leading Light Award was created to honor an individual or a company/organization who (or that) has successfully launched
Introducing Guest Wellness Practitioners
This is a new feature for the WTA. Here’s how it works: WTA Members who would like to be considered to be Guest Wellness Practitioners will be listed on
Wellness Tourism Association Ambassadors
Wellness Tourism Association Forms Partnership with World Wellness Weekend to Welcome Seven WTA Ambassadors. The new partnership

Events & Education

Keep up to date with the latest upcoming wellness tourism industry events and education.

International Wellness Tourism Conference
We are thrilled to announce that we are heading to the Dominican Republic, and hoping that nothing will stand in our way this year.
SEO Travel & WTA Digital Marketing E-Book
The team at SEO Travel, a WTA Partner, has worked with us to create the first Digital Marketing E-Book: Top marketing challenges for businesses and
Global Wellness Day – June 11, 2022
Global Wellness Day is taking place June 11, 2022. Global Wellness Day is an entirely not-for-profit day, a social project dedicated to living well.
Take the Wellness Travel Specialist Course
The WTA has partnered with The Travel Institute (TTI) to create the Wellness Travel Specialist Course! To enable agents to meet the demands of the growing...

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WTA in the News - 2021

December 2021 – WTA’s 2021 Survey Reveals Key Consumer Preferences for Future Wellness Tourism and Travel – Spa & Wellness Careers 

November 2021 – Vacations Focusing on Wellness are Personalized Way to Healthier Life – Luxury Portfolio International 

November 2021 – WTA Survey: Health, Safety, and Nature Important to Guests – Hotel Business

November 2021 – STRATA Integrated Wellness & Spa Offers Medical Wellness Embraced by Nature – Recommend

October 2021 – WTA’s 2021 Survey Reveals Key Consumer Preferences for Future Wellness Tourism & Travel – Spa Opportunities

October 2021 – Wellness Travelers Across Generations Say Safe & Clean Hotels are Their Number One Concern – Wander Magazine

October 2021 – Wellness Travel Association’s 2021 Wellness Travel Survey Reveals Future Booking Motivations – Hotel Online

October 2021 – WTA’s 2021 Survey Reveals Key Consumer Preferences for Future Wellness Tourism and Travel – Spa Business

October 2021 – Wellness Travelers’ Post-Pandemic Priorities and Motivations – Travel Pulse 

October 2021  – Stats: Wellness Travelers Seek Certified Safe, Clean Hotels – Travel Agent Central

September 2021  – Wellbeing holidays bounce back to tackle ‘pandemic posture’ – The Guardian

June 2021 – Seven Wellness Travel Trends – Paradise

May 2021 – COVID-19 pandemic negatively impacts sleep pattern – Malaysia’s The Star

April 2021 – Interest in wellness travel continues at a healthy pace – Boston Globe

March 2021 – Luxury Travel and Real Estate Industries Rethink Wellness Post Covid – Barrons

March 2021 – Wellness Tourism Association Becomes More Inclusive – DaySpa Magazine

February 2021 – One Perspective on the Future of Wellness Tourism – Spa Executive


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