Wellness Tourism Initiative Members


 

Delia de Miguel Garcia

Founder & General Coordinator, Ibiza es Wellness, Consell d’Eivissa, Spain

Delia has been connected to the wellness community her whole life. She completed a Masters in Cultural Management in Holistic Tourism in Spain and has worked globally for communications agencies across culture and wellness. She recently completed a thesis “Holistic Tourism: an engine for health, culture and a sustainable economy” and created www.ibizaeswellness.com, on behalf of the government, to promote a healthy and sustainable tourism sector.


Anne Dimon

President, Wellness Tourism Association, Canada

President of the newly launched Wellness Tourism Association, Anne Dimon is a veteran travel writer and industry journalist, and Founder/CEO of TravelToWellness.com, launched in 2004 as the first online travel magazine for the wellness minded. She has also consulted on wellness travel projects for  companies such as Virtuoso, The New York Times Travel Show and Unicomm, owners of the Travel & Adventure Show.


Wendi Gelfound

Area Director of Marketing, Hospitality Division, The Howard Hughes Corporation, United States

Wendi Gelfound is an expert in brand positioning, marketing and communication strategies for the health and wellness, spa and tourism sectors. With over 30 years experience, Gelfound has led global marketing initiatives for New Mexico-based resorts, most notably Sunrise Springs Spa Resort and Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort & Spa. Both properties have recently been recognized as #3 and #4 Best Destination Spas in the U.S. by Travel + Leisure.


Ioana Marian

Founder & CEO, www.despreSpa.ro, Romania

Ioana is passionate about the spa concept and in 2010, launched despreSpa.ro, the leading spa & wellness platform in Romania. Wellness Tourism is her focus and she is a passionate speaker at health and tourism conferences in Eastern Europe. In July 2017, “Romania – Health SPA and Wellness Destination” was launched and continues to develop.


Lynda Moo

Director of Marketing, COMO Shambala, Singapore

Lynda is the head of marketing and communications at COMO Shambhala, where she leads the brand initiatives for the global business across 14 locations and 9 countries. Lynda comes from a background of marketing and communications with broad exposure to retail, lifestyle and wellness businesses.  Her extensive experience is focused in public and media relations, strategic communications, brand building and 360° marketing.


Terry Stevens

Founder, Stevens & Associates, United Kingdom

Professor Terry Stevens (Founder/MD) of the international, award winning, tourism consultancy, Stevens & Associates. He has worked in over 50 countries on all aspects of tourism development. He has been co-chair of the GWI Tourism Forum, spoken at GW Summits and convened the Wales Ministerial Round Table on Wellness. His current project are in England, Ireland, Scotland, Slovenia and Bulgaria.