The Travel Institute has certified the Medical and Well-Being Travel Conference 2012 as part of its continuing education program. The event will take place on June 20-21, 2012 at The Phoenician luxury resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Travel Institute members – which include Certified Travel Associates (CTA), Certified Travel Counselors (CTC), or Certified Travel Industry Executives (CTIE) – who attend the event will earn 5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) per day. Members are required to obtain a minimum of 10 CEUs per year to maintain certification in The Travel Institute.
The two-day Medical and Well-Being Travel Conference 2012 will provide specialized, in-depth education for travel sellers about all aspects of wellness travel and spa vacations, as well as selling to and servicing medical travelers. They will gain the tools, knowledge and contacts they need to profit in this niche, The Travel Institute says.
Attendees include: medical travel facilitators, internationally accredited hospitals, corporate wellness programs, tourism ministries, destination spas and resorts and other travel suppliers. Participants will also leave the event with detailed action plans for selling medical and wellness travel, the Travel Institute says.