“Wellness Tourism Panel and Discussion” – Free Public Webinar.

Join us this Thursday for the final webinar of RDA Norfolk Island’s, Nourishing Norfolk – Incubator Programme 2020.


The webinar and discussion will be slightly different from those previous delivered with a panel of experts who will share their knowledge and wisdom that they have acquired from decade’s worth of experience in the wellness industry.

The Panel will discuss:

  • What is Wellness Tourism
  • The opportunity within this travel sector
  • What a wellness Traveller seeks
  • How to make your business attractive to these customers

 This will be an interactive Panel discussion and questions are welcome during the discussion.


Speakers who will feature on the panel include.

Judy Chapman – former Editor-in-Chief of Spa Asia magazine, currently Wellness & Spa Curator for Karma Royal Properties and founder of the OMGuides.

Judy is author of 4 best-selling books. Spa & Wellness expert with over 20 years’ experience in the wellness, not-for-profit, travel and sustainability sectors. She is a commercially driven and creative thinker and strategist with a passion for introducing wellness, health and fitness to mainstream markets. 

For the past 20 years Judy has traveled the world creating wellness and spa brands for luxury hotels, resorts and individuals. Judy has a deep understanding and respect for Integrative Medicine, Nutrition, Holistic Health and Eastern medicine systems including Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).

Katherine Droga is founder of the Wellness Tourism Summit and ex-Australian Tourism. She is a global tourism leader, passionate about the transformational effect travel can have for people and the planet. Driven by collaboration and entrepreneurial thinking. 

Katherine is also founder of Droga & Co., a global tourism and events agency, Chair of the Global Wellness Institute’s, Wellness Tourism Initiative, Advisor to the Transformational Travel Council and member of the Wellness Tourism Association.

Lara Vale – Personal Travel Advisor who specialises in Luxury and Wellness Travel.

Lara has 25 years’ experience in the industry and a network of contracts that allows her to open doors and offer VIP travel experiences.

Offering tailor-made independent itineraries which are seamless and stress-free where every detail is planned according to individual needs, getting to know each client personally and exceeding their expectations.

Join us on ZOOM, Thursday November 26th at 5pm where the panel will be answering your questions and sharing their thoughts and experiences on the wellness industry.


This is the fifth and final educational webinar of the 5-part series brought exclusively to the Norfolk Island community by Regional Development Australia Norfolk Island as part of the 2020 Nourishing Norfolk Incubator Programme

The webinar is free and open to everyone, important to note that you will need to have ZOOM on your device or computer and the link to access the webinar will be available on the RDA Norfolk Island website. There are instructions on the RDA Norfolk Island website on how to download and use ZOOM if you require them.

Instructions on how to use Zoom : HERE

For those who can’t make the time it will be recorded and shared on the website.

If you need any assistance please contact Daniela for more info on 53784.

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