Honored with a SASI-One Award for Tourism Marketing Innovation
“Receiving a SASI-ONE award is a great honor," stated Camille Hoheb, President of Wellness Tourism Worldwide., "because the award focuses on tourism marketing innovation and the judges are industry leaders themselves. That validation and recognition means a lot."
Wellness Tourism Worldwide is happy to announce that we won a SASI-ONE Merit Award in the tourism partner category for Wellness Travel Academy. As most of you reading this may know, Wellness Travel Academy is a suite of continuing education programs for travel, tourism and hospitality professionals.
SASI-ONE Awards (SASI = Shop America Salutes Innovation) recognize prominent tourism leaders for their commitment to marketing excellence in dining, shopping and cultural tourism. The award was presented Friday, September 9, during the ONE Travel Conference at Le Meridien Delfina in Santa Monica California.
Wellness Travel Academy is the first and only dedicated suite of continuing education programs for travel, tourism and hospitality professionals created in response to the newly developing multi-billion dollar wellness travel industry.
Wellness Travel Academy is designed for travel businesses – both large and small. By offering comprehensive training and support, Wellness Travel Academy helps professionals quickly understand the newly emerging wellness tourism industry and adapt their current offering to attract healthy lifestyle customers and add wellness as a profitable new revenue stream. Wellness Travel Academy Benefits Travel Businesses By: · Identifying stakeholders and potential strategic partners · Providing insight into existing collaboration models · Introducing proprietary wellness travel consumer data and analysis · Presenting an abundance of marketing examples · Showing the direction of the wellness travel industry A prestigious panel of judges selected 14 SASI-ONE award winners. The 2016 judges were Jan Kroells, Vice President, Bloomington MN Convention & Visitors Bureau; Rose Hapanowich, Director of Travel & Tourism, Destiny USA and Christine Szalay Strange, Vice President, The Outlet Resource Group. The achievements of SASI-ONE Winners from throughout North and Latin America were showcased in a video presentation that can be viewed at ONEtravelconference.com.
Wellness Tourism Worldwide is an award-winning consultancy specializing in wellness travel by providing research, education, training, development and marketing solutions to destinations, travel suppliers and travel advisors. www.wellnesstourismworldwide.com. Wellness Travel Academy is a suite of continuing education and training programs for travel agents, tour operator and hospitality and tourism professionals. For more information, visit Wellness Travel Academy ONE Travel Conference for Shopping, Dining and Cultural Tourism is produced annually by Shop America Alliance and the U.S. Cultural & Heritage Tourism Marketing Council. The Conference brings together leaders in the travel industry to focus on The Power of Partnership, speaking with ONE Voice. ONETravelConference.com