Wellness Tourism Initiative Members

 

Jen Corley

Product Marketing, United States

Jen heads the Wellness Travel segment of WeTravel, a payment and booking platform for the travel industry. She is responsible for strategic development, including sales & marketing strategy, branding, community-building and project management. She leads a team that creates and distributes educational content, manages strategic partnerships & PR, and organizes online and live events.



Hylton Lipkin

General Manger of Alba Wellness Valley by Fusion in Hue Central Vietnam, South Africa

Born and educated in South Africa, but for the last 30 years I have lived and worked in many countries around the world first in Europe then Tahiti, Hawaii, Bahrain, Dubai, Mauritius, India, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and now Vietnam. My Wellness career started off as an International Fitness Presenter, that brought me to the Spa industry and ultimately connected me to Hospitality. I have had the opportunity to work with some of the top international Spa, Wellness and Hospitality brands that has enriched my ‘Savoir’ within the Wellness, Fitness, Spa & Hospitality world. Currently I am the General Manger of Alba Wellness Valley by Fusion in Hue Central Vietnam, where every day I can utilize and share all my experience in Wellness Hospitality. I too am the World Wellness Weekend Ambassador for Vietnam and a member of HTT (Hospitality Think Tank), trying very hard to promote Wellness and Happiness around Vietnam and the World. Another passion of mine is Environmental Wellness and currently I am doing all I can to bring this into the Hospitality world.


Naomi Mano

Founder & CEO, Luxurique Inc., Japan

Naomi is the founder and CEO of Luxurique Inc, a luxury hospitality, event management and consulting firm in Japan. Providing bespoke and luxury hospitality programs to an exclusive list of VIP clientele, she also works with the Japanese government and municipalities to further develop tourism in Japan. Naomi, with close to 30 years of experience in marketing, branding, hospitality, and travel, has published a book on Japanese Hospitality, and is currently pursuing her Doctoral research on “Tourism-Oriented Japan”. Naomi is keen on establishing wellness tourism in Japan and the world.


Céline Vadam

Founder & CEO, WE(i) Think, UK, Co-founder, Hospitality of the Future Think Tank, United Kingdom

Celine brings her experience in hospitality and tourism development, as well as her genuine passion for wellness, sustainability and innovation to each and every project. Prior to establishing her concept advisory company, WE(i) Think, she was part of Four Seasons Hotel and Resorts efforts in increasing the brand’s presence in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region, as well as accompanying its global strategy for F&B and Wellness operations and concepts. Her wellness and sustainability competences were acquired through years of research and interest in the topic, both professionally and personally (she is a reiki master, yoga trapeze teacher and currently studying at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition).