in Health & Wellness Tourism
A distance learning course
available on KINDLE™
College accreditation: International Association for Distance Learning.
Course accredited by the Institute of Hospitality Management
recommended period of study: approx.
to 4 months or less. Continuous enrolment. No time limit.
£250.00 (250 Pounds Sterling - for currency conversion see
A FREE 400-page textbook will be included for students anywhere in the
discount for UK students: We will give UK
students a discount of £25 if they purchase the Kindle edition of the textbook
from the link in the left-hand column of this page, instead of obtaining the
free hard copy.
Method of study
Textbook study. Written assignments based on
textbooks and exercises. Assignment questions are issued by email and
students return their written work by email. Grades and feedback are issued by
This course is based on case
studies of how travel and tourism are linked
to spas, medical tourism, yoga, meditation,
pilgrimages, “New Age” and personal
development centres and events.
management issues are treated including
consumer drivers, product development,
marketing and operations.
Case studies featured include
venues in Russia, Belgium, Italy, Finland,
Netherlands, Israel, Switzerland, Hungary,
Spain, India, Japan, UK, Morocco, and USA.
is completed with a project on your own
region or a region of your choice.
Smith, Melanie and Puczko, Laszlo. Health
and Wellness Tourism. Elsevier, 2009.
criteria and suitability
No particular qualifications are required for entry.
Please note that this course is for business or
professional development of existing tourism and
hospitality operators, complementary therapy
practitioners and/or personal interest,
and is meant to be complementary to any standard
or international travel or tourism qualifications.
Successful graduates will receive the Diploma in
Health & Wellness Tourism awarded by UK College of Holistic Training which is a private UK
qualification. The college is accredited by the International Association for
This course is accredited
by the Institute of Hospitality Management
and graduates are eligible to apply for membership.
This diploma is accepted by
Calamus International University (a
non-UK, private distance university with private accreditation) for credit towards
Diploma in Holistic Tourism
The International Advanced
Diploma in Holistic Tourism is for holders
of both Diplomas in Ecotourism and Health &
Wellness Tourism only, and is achieved by
researching and submitting an independent
study paper of at least 5,000 words on any
aspect of ecological or mind-body-spirit
tourism. The cost of the International
Advanced Diploma in Holistic Tourism is GBP
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