Wellness Summit 2017 - Organised by Hotelier Maldives

The Hotelier Maldives Wellness Summit will bring together leaders in the spa and wellness industry, both in the country and region. The Summit will feature discussions and debate on the opportunities and key challenges facing the industry and will bring together experts and professionals working in the sector.

Hotelier Maldives Wellness Summit is scheduled to be held on 6 September 2017 at Kurumba Maldives.

Watch this page for follow up report and news for Wellness Summit 2017.

Highlights from Wellness Summit

Latest updates from the Wellness Summit 2017

Hotelier Maldives hosts Maldives’ first Wellness Summit

Hotelier Maldives has hosted the first ever Wellness Summit in the country at Kurumba Maldives on September 6, 2017. The Summit brought together leaders in the spa and wellness industry, both in the country and from around the region, and featured discussions and debate on opportunities as well as key challenges faced by both wellness [...]

Can Maldives be the next Wellness destination?

Unlike many European countries, as well as other tropical resorts, the Maldives does not yet have a Wellness retreat or a medical Spa. In the past decade, increasing number of people are looking for more than just relaxation and fun during their vacation. Looking after your wellbeing, being aware of how different foods affect your body [...]

Wellness Summit attracts over 20 brands, Morteza Capital becomes Knowledge Partner

Final preparations to host the Hotelier Maldives Wellness Summit 2017 are underway, with the confirmation of Morteza Capital as the Knowledge Partner. The gathering—bringing together a number of industry leaders and related professionals—will be held on September 6 in Kurumba Maldives. The forum has attracted the representation of over 20 hotel brands in the Maldives—including [...]

COSMERC confirmed as Gold Sponsor of Hotelier Maldives Wellness Summit

COSMERC Trading Maldives has been confirmed as a Gold Sponsor of the Hotelier Maldives Wellness Summit 2017. Hotelier Maldives – the only dedicated hospitality and business magazine in the country – plans to hold the country’s first ever wellness summit on September 6 at Kurumba Maldives. “The growth of the global wellness industry has been [...]

Soneva to present case study at the Hotelier Maldives Wellness Summit

In a time when the definition of wellness is being explored and refined, different organisations are delivering the best approach they see fit. With so many experiences to choose from, people are more aware of the decisions they need to make for their holiday to be more meaningful. Soneva is a brand that is built [...]

Hotelier Maldives confirms Warisan Hospitality as Gold Sponsor of Wellness Summit 2017

Hotelier Maldives has confirmed Warisan Hospitality as a Gold Sponsor of the Hotelier Maldives Wellness Summit 2017. Hotelier Maldives – the only dedicated hospitality and business magazine in the country – plans to hold the country’s first ever wellness summit on September 6 at Kurumba Maldives. While Maldives is primarily known as a high-end luxury [...]

Kuredu Maldives announces discounted spa treatments for couples

Kuredu Maldives has announced discounted spa treatments for couples. It is offering 15% discount on couple treatments for both land and over water treatments at the Duniye Spa in the resort. “The couple’s treatments have been specifically designed to add a little romance to the relaxation, as you and your partner experience the magic together,” [...]

Channelling the butterfly at Kokaa Spa, Kanuhura Maldives

Re-opened in December 2016 after an extensive US$42 m renovation, Kanuhura Maldives is serving its very own slice of laid-back luxury with a twist of bohemian spirit. Introducing guests to the gypset (gipsy meets jet-set) lifestyle, the vibe of Kanuhura is created for the free spirited, wild hearted soul looking for an island escape where [...]

Soneva Jani: The continuation of an intelligent luxury experience

The story of Soneva is a love story. It was their love for the environment that led Sonu and Eva Shivdasani to create a collection of luxury resorts that surpassed imagination by sharing a truly authentic sustainable way of life. The respect is real. The concept is inspiring. The islands have individual personalities. Yet, each [...]

Spa Review: Transporting you into a ‘Duniye’ of your own making at the Duniye Spa in Hurawalhi Island Resort

Dhuniye’ in Dhivehi refers to the world or universe we live in or is used as the colloquial description of a particular world, originating from the Arabic word ‘Dunya’ of the same meaning. The name itself is a tall order for any abode, especially for a spa. The Duniye Spa at Hurawalhi Island Resort beckons [...]

Scubaspa confirmed as Silver Sponsor of Hotelier Maldives Wellness Summit 2017

A notable presence in the hospitality and wellness industry, Scubaspa has been confirmed as the Silver Sponsor of the Hotelier Maldives Wellness Summit, due September 2017. The summit is a platform that brings together leaders in the spa and wellness industry, both in the country and the region. It will feature discussions and debates on [...]

WELL Intelligence – Insightful fast track to what’s relevant

Earlier this year WELL Intelligence Limited, a newly created company, launched the inaugural edition of the Hospitality ∩ Wellbeing Barometer. The Barometer provides an insightful fast track to what is relevant and what matters in our business landscape. It is an industry journal that is distributed online, published five times per year and available as [...]

Wellness; the uber trend in hospitality?

Rewind back a couple of years and for most holiday-makers, the concept of wellness rarely went beyond spas. From carefully curated massages and scrubs offered in luxurious facilities, to the occasional yoga session in the morning, the definition of wellness remained very confined and vague. But today, the scene has shifted to more travelers looking [...]

Binding tradition with wellness; Aishath Zulfishan, Spa Manager at Kurumba Maldives

Some eleven years back, Aishath Zulfishan (Xubba) decided that she wasn’t going to be in F&B anymore; an earlier visit to Soneva Fushi had cemented her desire to join the wellness industry. She embarked on her wellness career as a receptionist at the spa at Huvafen Fushi. Now Xubba manages the Veli Spa at Kurumba [...]

Anni Hood confirmed as a keynote speaker for Hotelier Maldives Wellness Summit 2017

Anni Hood, a leading global wellness consultant, has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at Hotelier Maldives’ Wellness Summit 2017. The summit, an initiative of the country’s only magazine dedicated to hospitality and business, will be held on 22 February 2017. She will speak alongside keynote speaker Jesper Hougaard – Founder and Managing Director of [...]

Eight wellness trends for 2017 and beyond

The 10th Annual Global Wellness Summit took place in Kitzbühel, Austria from 17th to 19th October 2016. The theme for last year’s summit was “Back to the Future” and over 500 wellness experts from more than 46 nations attended the summit to debate the future of wellness. The result of the debate was a uniquely [...]

Renate Hermes, Group Spa Director/Co-Owner of Duniye Spas

Renate Hermes is Group Spa Director and Co-Owner of Duniye Spas, a company founded in 2002 by a group of international hotel owners. With spas at ten locations in the Maldives, Duniye Spas is currently one of the leading spa management and consultancy companies here in the Maldives. Originally from Germany, Renate joined Duniye Spas [...]

Jesper Hougaard, Managing Director, Serena Spa

Prior to getting involved in the spa business, Managing Director of Serena Spa Jesper Hougaard spent 25 years in the aviation industry. “I saw it more as a service than just transportation. I found it very important that you look at what a customer wants and try to fulfill that requirement rather than simply transport [...]

The wellness revolution

The global wellness economy is now valued at USD 3.7 trillion according to the Global Wellness Institute. Since its inception in 2007, the Global Wellness Institute has conducted landmark research studies into the global wellness arena, and the non-profit organization’s most recent research reports the global wellness industry to have grown by 10.6% from 2013 [...]

Hotelier Maldives to host Wellness Summit in September 2017

The only dedicated hospitality and business magazine in the country, Hotelier Maldives will be taking the initiative of organizing a Wellness Summit in September 2017. Planned as a networking and knowledge sharing, day-long event, the Hotelier Maldives Wellness Summit will see a number of industry leaders and related professionals converge for a series of keynote [...]