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International Wellness Summit

Oliver C Martin, GM, The Claridges, Surajkund and Melinda Yon, MD 360 spa solution, Malaysia & Hong Kong

Panel discussion: From left Vikram Madhok, MD Abercrombie and Kent India; Dr. Alok Chopra, Consultant Cardiologist, Director Ashlok Hospital; Samantha Kochhar, Aroma Magic; Kamayani Kanwar, MD, Asian Roots Day Spa, New Delhi; Samrath Bedi, Executive Director, Forest Essentials

INTERNATIONAL WELLNESS SUMMIT India – Power of Partnership is a two day conference held to bring together the stakeholders of the spa and wellness industry from across the world, to exchange ideas in view to promote the global spa industry. The first International Wellness Summit, India was one of its kind events held at the Claridges, Surajkund, Delhi, NCR. It was a platform for intellect, expertise and global camaraderie in the field of wellness. Some of the distinguished speakers at the summit were Amitabh Kant, IAS, CEO and MD- Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation (DMICDC),

Speaker: Priya Paul,Chairperson, Apeejay Surrendra Park hotels

Sujit Banerjee – Former Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, India, Dr. Issac Mathai, MD, Soukya International Health Centre, Ken Rosen, Practitioner of traditional Chinese medicines, Priya Paul, Chairperson, Apeejay Surendra Park Hotels, Karishma Manga Bedi, General Manager, Brand Communications, Forest Essentials, S.B.S BhadauriaSecretary of Tourism, Sikkim, Gita Ramesh, Joint Managing Director, Kairali Ayurvedic Health Resort and many others. With wellness cultures from all countries coming together the summit is an excellent podium for exchange of wellness information amongst the professionals. The upcoming International Wellness Summit will further raise the bar of the wellness industry.

Speaker: Gerry Bodeker, Prof. Integrated Medicines, Oxford University

Karishma Bedi of Forest Essentials

Candid moment: (From Left) Rahul Dev, Ritu Beri and Suresh Nanda, owner of the Claridges Hotel Group

Sanjeev Nanda of the Claridges Hotel

Speaker: Geraldine Howard, Co- Founder and President, Aromatherapy Associates

Speaker: Dr.Pariplavi, MD Leo Juventa-Centre for Integrated Medicine

Guests enjoy a light moment during the summit

From left: Dr. Bhawna Gulati, Assistant Director National Accredition Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers, Quality Council of India and Sujit Banerjee, former Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, India

Speaker: Dr. Alok Chopra, MBBS, MD, Delhi; MRCP (London), Consultant Cardiologist, Director, Aashlok Hospital

Speaker: Richa Agarwal, Wellness Expert and Proprieter, Cleopatra Day Spa

Christine Hays, Spa Director, Oberoi hotels and resorts, India, answers audience question

Beautifully lit Claridges hotel at the spa launch in the evening

Patrticipants flaunting their creative badges

Guests at the party

Speaker: Vikram Mahok,MD, Abercrombie and Kent India Ltd

Neelima of Mantra spa with a friend

Caricature artists at the Claridges Hotel

Engrossed audience

Thenny Mejia with Pummy Sherpa, Spa Director, The Claridges Spa

Rama Ranjit Mehra of Svassa and Jesper Hougaard of Serena Spa

Panel discussion speakers being honoured

Speaker: Ken Rosen, M.S.LAc, Practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Specialist in Thai Medical Massage and Integrative Nutrition

Speaker: Gita Ramesh, Joint Managing Director, Kairali Ayurvedic Resort and Spa

ABOUT ASIASPA INDIA asiaSpa India is dedicated to the concept of Wellness and targeted at the up market urban professionals, who are brand conscious, stylish and sophisticated decision makers leading a life of luxury. asiaSpa India offers a treasure trove of information on spas, health, wellness, beauty and luxury lifestyle. Our features go behind the scenes and look into treatments, products and accessories, interview people who have contributed in shaping the wellness industry and are further promoting its growth. Meeting international standards of quality in design, content and presentation, asiaSpa India is India’s only wellness lifestyle magazine.






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