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Health and Wellness Network

Health and Wellness Network

Health and Wellness Network [2]

Within the framework for health and wellness tourism, Jamaica intends to promote existing wellness tourism products and services as well as develop and market spa facilities throughout the island. The Network will drive support for product development utilising available natural resources available to create products for the spa facilities and for sale to visitors.

Purpose

To work with partners in developing an effective governance framework to support development of the health and wellness tourism product that is internationally competitive and promotes market ready services.

Objective

Supports enhancement and development of Jamaica’s health and wellness product and package, promotes and markets it as an important tourism niche area

Major Initiatives

Spa Standards and Certification programme

Product development workshops

Jamaica Health and Wellness Tourism Conference

Research initiatives:

• National Herbaceuticals Study, Phytomedicines research, Reinvigorating Jamaica’s Coffee
• Enhancement of eco-tourism activities including mini expos/festivals
• Research and inventory mapping of wellness assets available islandwide