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Wellness Tourism Association (WTA)
The Wellness Tourism Association (WTA) is a not-for-profit business, privately held and designed to serve the industry with the creation of networking, educational, and marketing opportunities. Members meet a set of criteria and must qualify annually and pay a membership fee.

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891 14th St. #1915, Denver, Colorado 80202, US

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+1-800-450-1443
(Please mention leisure-kit.net)

Website
www.wellnesstourismassociation.org

Wellness Tourism Association (WTA) features

Interview
Ensana’s chair tells Spa Business magazine about its landmark development, Buxton Crescent, one of the only genuine spa hotels in the UK

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Spa people
RAKxa Jai, a cutting-edge medi-wellness spa, has opened in partnership with Bumrungrad International Hospital and Minor Hotels in Bangkok. Spa Business talks to its COO

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Event report
What were the most significant takeaway points for spa operators at this year’s Global Wellness Summit? Jane Kitchen reports from Singapore

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Event report
Lisa Starr shares her highlights from the SWAA conference in Kenya

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Editor's letter
Liz Terry shares her thoughts

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Global Research
Compare Retreats founder Dervla Musgrave looks at what today’s wellness travellers really want

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Middle east Research
The UAE has dominated the Middle Eastern spa landscape, but other

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North american Research
Anne Dimon shares highlights from the Wellness Tourism Association’s first-ever North American consumer study

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Global research
The latest research from the Global Wellness Industry detailing the important role of the spa industry in the US$4.2tr global wellness economy

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Industry insights
The consumer segments driving the growth of wellness tourism in Asia-Pacific

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News headlines
Parliamentary Petition calls for gyms to reopen first after lockdown
Parliamentary Petition calls for gyms to reopen first after lockdown   20 Jan 2021

HCM editor, Liz Terry, has launched a Parliamentary Petition calling for gyms to be in the first wave of reopenings after the lockdown and for the .... more>>
689 weak policies by successive governments blamed for failure to tackle UK's obesity crisis.
689 weak policies by successive governments blamed for failure to tackle UK's obesity crisis.
  22 Jan 2021

The failure to tackle the UK's obesity crisis is down to successive governments being guilty of weak policy design, lack of effectiveness and botched .... more>>
Active-net 2021 to celebrate the unsung heroes of the fitness industry
Active-net 2021 to celebrate the unsung heroes of the fitness industry   19 Jan 2021

Fitness, sport and leisure sector professionals who have continued to deliver services to their communities throughout the pandemic are to be .... more>>
Nationwide survey will benchmark the mental health of the physical activity workforce
Nationwide survey will benchmark the mental health of the physical activity workforce   19 Jan 2021

A national survey has launched to chart the mental health of the fitness and physical activity workforce. Undertaken in partnership with CIMSPA, the .... more>>
Google's Fitbit acquisition demanded compromise over the use of personal health data
Google's Fitbit acquisition demanded compromise over the use of personal health data   18 Jan 2021

Google has finally completed a US$2.1bn deal to acquire Fitbit, marking the tech giant's long-awaited entry to the wellness tech market. The deal .... more>>
Personal trainers on alert as police in England say restrictions on travelling to exercise should be written in law
Personal trainers on alert as police in England say restrictions on travelling to exercise should be written in law   18 Jan 2021

One of England's highest ranking police officers has called on government ministers to clearly define the maximum distance people are allowed to .... more>>
New online fitness membership PRO+ by Virtuagym helps gyms generate revenue during lockdown
New online fitness membership PRO+ by Virtuagym helps gyms generate revenue during lockdown   17 Jan 2021

Virtuagym, a leading provider of fitness technology for gyms and trainers, has announced the launch of PRO+, a new solution that enables operators to .... more>>
COVID-19: majority of children now fail to meet recommended exercise levels
COVID-19: majority of children now fail to meet recommended exercise levels   14 Jan 2021

Less than half (44.9 per cent) of children and young people in England met the recommended levels for exercise (60 minutes or more a day) during .... more>>
70 per cent of UK adults 'want to get healthy' in 2021 – another reason for gyms to reopen
70 per cent of UK adults 'want to get healthy' in 2021 – another reason for gyms to reopen   13 Jan 2021

An England-wide survey of over 5,000 adults found that 80 per cent of people aged over 18 have made the decision to change their lifestyle in 2021. .... more>>
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The Retention People unveil 2020 Member Experience Awards winners

The Retention People unveil 2020 Member Experience Awards winners

Member engagement software provider The Retention People (TRP) has unveiled the winners of its annual 2020 Member Experience Awards (MEA). More>>




in this issue

• Gyms open, but group exercise fight looms
• ukactive reveals details of new Active Standard
• PureGym 'burning £4m a week' during lockdown



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Leisure Management magazine 2018 issue 1
Leisure Management
2018 issue 1

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  Social good: Ivo Gormley
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Leisure Management magazine 2016 issue 1

Leisure Management
2016 issue 1

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  Social good: Winds of change
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