Wellness developments, digital snowboarding, and ‘The final word sparring companion’ amongst key highlights at this yr’s Leisure Present in Dubai


Dubai, UAE: Dubai’s annual Leisure Present got here to an in depth at this time at Dubai World Commerce Centre following three days of product showcases, improvements, and business insights presently shaping well being,  wellness and health inside hospitality.

The present, which acquired underway on Tuesday and was co-located alongside The Resort Present, included a one-day summit the place high specialists from across the area and wider world gathered to debate the newest developments in customisation, personalisation, and sustainability for the perfect leads to wellness environments.

Delivering the keynote for the Leisure & Wellness Convention, Mohamed Al Mheiri, Director of the Well being Tourism Division at Dubai Well being Authority recognized authorities collaboration and the rise in medical tourism as key elements of the UAE’s wellness and tourism combine.

“The wellness business has seen important development up to now decade or so,” he mentioned. “The Dubai Well being Authority has actively been supporting Dubai Financial system and Tourism to ascertain the emirate as a world wellness vacation spot. By doing so, we have now diligently promoted Dubai as a number one hub for medical and wellness tourism, ensuing within the attraction of greater than 670,000 vacationers in 2022.”

The summit additionally featured a panel dialogue led by Theresa Winkler, Director of Spa & Wellness at Mandarin Oriental Resort Group; Mirza Ibracevic, Director of Recreation & Spa at Le Meridien Resort; and Christian Kiefer, CEO & Founding father of Rayya Wellness & Wellbeing at Holistic Therapeutic.

Kiefer, who operates from The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel, mentioned: “Our success is constructed upon a basis of continuous training and a deep understanding of the distinctive wants inside the area. There’s a lack of training round wellness therapies and their numerous varieties, main us to persistently educate ourselves on up-and-coming developments globally. What we’re seeing is extra demand for revolutionary practices similar to sleep research, circadian rhythm consciousness, and frequency-based therapies that positively influence the physique.”

Elsewhere, SkyTechSport, a tech-driven indoor sports activities simulator firm, showcased its trademark ski and snowboard simulators, the one skilled snow sports activities coach of its variety utilized by the US Ski Group. Figuring out a niche within the MENA marketplace for such gear, Connor Bishop, Gross sales Supervisor at SkyTechSport, mentioned local weather restrictions within the area have rendered snowboarding as “positively a sport we wish to deal with”.

He added: “Over the previous 18 months, we have now established a strong base in Dubai with our MENA HQ and have begun conversations with a number of journey parks, inns, and resorts, who’ve approached us to put in the ski and snowboard simulators of their properties. With the area’s love for excessive sports activities paired with our world-class know-how, we consider we will take indoor excessive sports activities to the subsequent degree.”

The corporate additionally showcased its newest product, the BotBoxer – a robotic punchbag and the world’s solely AI interactive sports activities simulator for martial arts designed from the bottom as much as be what the corporate deems “the proper sparring companion”.

The Leisure Present, co-located alongside The Resort Present, INDEX, and Workspace will return to Dubai World Commerce Centre once more subsequent yr, on Could 28-30 2024.

About The Leisure Present

For greater than 10 years, The Leisure Present has been the go-to platform for guests to supply the newest improvements, meet and be taught from international business consultants, and uncover the paradigm shifts forecast inside wellness hospitality. Acknowledging that imparting a radical wellness expertise is essential for inns and operators, The Leisure Present is an area to attach with and be taught from like-minded business professionals from world wide and achieve insights that can change the best way leisure – be it sports activities and health, well being and wellness, recreation, and journey – is perceived within the hospitality business. This yr’s present will happen from Could 23-25 at Dubai World Commerce Centre.

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