Global networking and events specialist Connections will hold its 2019 wellbeing event in Slovenia next month.

The Connections platform offers an international network of travel professionals the opportunity to meet and develop business relationships through memorable experiences.

Connections Wellbeing 2019 will be hosted at the Terme Olimia Resort in Podčetrtek from May 2-5, in partnership with Terme Olimia Resort, the Slovenia Tourist Board, Luxury Slovenia DMC, Wellbeing Escapes and Euromonitor International.

Delegates will meet over local wellbeing experiences, and there will also be a series of ‘ConnecTalks’ delivered by Euromonitor International and Diana Stobo, owner and creator of The Retreat Costa Rica.

Maja Pak, director general of the Slovenian Tourist Board, said: “Over the past few years, we have pursued our ambition of becoming one of the leading destinations for wellness. Slovenia is becoming more and more recognisable as a destination for five-star experiences.

“What’s more, the Slovenian wellness and spa offering includes unique and attractive stories that combine rich tradition with modern techniques, making them ideal for guests looking for a true luxury experience.”

Micaela Giacobbe, founder of Connections, said: “Slovenia has set its sights on becoming the world’s number one destination for wellness and this is why we have chosen to host our next event there.

“We are truly grateful to all of the partners who have decided to support us with this event, which will go a long way towards showcasing the best of wellness to the global luxury travel industry.”

Vasja Čretnik, sales and marketing director for Terme Olimia Resort, added: “We are very proud and honoured to be a part of Connections this year.

Attendees will get to know a different way of luxury; they will explore our herb garden, where our chefs carefully choose their ingredients, experience hugging of hundred-year old trees in unspoiled forests, drink thermal water directly from the spring nearby and, at the same time, enjoy a complete relaxation experience in the leading spa resort in Slovenia.”

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