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Spa and Wellness Business Management: Learnings from Asia

Asia-Pacific is recording the highest growth in wellness tourism today. For five days, you will be immersed in an experiential program where you will participate in mindfulness activities, and intensive sessions on Asian business models and concepts, as well as nutritional and wellness philosophies and their impact on your client experience. After this week, you will take away a comprehensive learning experience, which you can apply to your business to create a high and sustainable success.

23 to 27 September 2019

5 days

Bali, Indonesia

One intake / year

Program details

Enhance your knowledge of wellness management through the latest consumer and market trends.

Gain new perspectives on guest experience through the application of more experiential services as a core driver of success.

Identify and develop new business models for your spa and wellness by tapping into innovative services and achieve de best results.

Your journey

1. Networking and visits to Wellness Resorts

2. Business Models, Financial Tools and Mindful Leadership

3. Healthy Nutrition Workshops

4. Morning Discovery Activities

Participant profiles

The program is designed for mid to senior management and executives, who want to develop their strategic spa and wellness business models and build more engaging programs for guests.

Faculty profiles

Mariana Palermo

Head of Wellness to Business Executive Education

Mariana Palmeiro is the Head of Wellness to Business Executive Education. For the past ten years, she has been working on multiple Hotel and Spa Development Projects, as well as in Hotel and Resort Development in Asia, Middle East and Europe. The program is also constantly engaging leaders and strategic professionals as guest speakers and contributors, in order to create an impactful experience. 

Mary Tabacchi

Professor Emerita at Cornell University and Visiting Professor at Glion Institute of Higher Education

Mary Tabacchi, professor emerita, joined the School of Hotel Administration faculty in 1978, having previously worked in the divisions of Nutritional Sciences and of Plant Sciences. She has a PhD in biochemical nutrition, biostatistics, and is a well-respected author and researcher.

Admissions information

Tuition and fees

Tuition and fees: CHF 4’500

The program fee includes tuition, accommodation, teaching materials and lunches. The program fees do not include participant’s costs of travel. Participant must settle their own dinners (some might be included in the program schedule).

How to apply

Start the application process once you are certain of your intention to apply:

  1. Click on Application Form complete it. You must have read the Terms & Conditions before submitting.
  2. Please answer all questions and type or print legibly. This application must be fully completed and signed before review by the Admissions Committee.
  3. Once you have completed, submit the application form with your CV to executive.education@glion.edu, it will be reviewed by the application committee and an acceptance email will be sent to you within 2 weeks including an invoice fee electronically.

The data collected on completing the application form is confidential and secured.

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