Latest News

Back to Latest News back

 

The Gaibo Agency launches new Australian wellness division to cater for Chinese tourists

The Gaibo Agency launches new Australian wellness division to cater for Chinese tourists
April 30, 2019

As demand for wellness travel increases, The Gaibo Agency has launched a new division, specialising in Australian wellness experiences for visitors from China.Alongside Life First, a division of Australia’s leading corporate medical company, Executive Health Solutions, The Gaibo Agency has created a series of unique travel packages that combine the best of Australia’s wellness products and resorts, with tailored health programs.

With a population of 1.42 billion, and unprecedented economic growth, wellness travel is the fastest growing sector in China, growing 33% in the past two years, according to the Global Wellness Institute.

The Gaibo Agency’s Managing Director, Garry Burns explains “the health system in China can be challenging, so high-end Chinese travellers are looking to combine wellness with travel, in order to better understand their current health, and enjoy some unique, curated travel experiences.

“What was once the domain of the older traveller is now becoming increasingly popular with young, upwardly mobile Chinese. Australia is still one of the leading holiday destinations for the Chinese traveller, and instead of shopping and sightseeing, they’re looking for more authentic travel experiences based on wellness.”

The Gaibo Agency has curated a number of premium Australian travel experiences exclusively for the Chinese traveller, which combine comprehensive medical assessments with unique experiences, such as personalised take-home exercise programs, private beach picnics, nature hikes, and more. Interpreters will be on hand throughout the medical assessments at Executive Health Solutions to explain any results and answer questions.

With clinics at St Vincent’s hospital in Sydney, as well as CBD locations in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, Life First offer comprehensive assessments that provide early detection of illness and mitigation of ongoing health risks.

John Hall, Chief Executive of Life First adds “Life First has over 30 years’ experience of providing comprehensive medical programs to Australian Executives through our executive health business. Our Life First division is perfectly set up for our international guests with appropriate translators and concierge services to ensure guests receive the best of Australia Health care."

The Gaibo Agency was created in 2016, to assist Australian tourism businesses and government agencies in the complex Chinese tourism market. Already successfully operating an Influencer agency that connects Australian tourism operators with Chinese Influencers; and a Chinese translation service; the launch of a wellness travel arm was the next natural step.

Burns concluded “we have a thorough understanding of the Chinese market and the unique demands of Chinese travellers. We look forward to welcoming them to Australia for our unique wellness holiday packages."

For more information go to https://gaibo.com.au/

Related Articles

21st April 2019 - Queensland Government aims to attract millions of Chinese tourists with new card payment scheme 

18th April 2019 - New Queensland ecotrail contributes to walking tourism

17th March 2019 - Rise of wellness holidays an antidote to overtourism

5th December 2018 - Evolution Wellness adds CHi Fitness to its portfolio

30th November 2018 - IHRSA report shows China as the fastest growing fitness market in the Asia-Pacific region

14th November 2018 - New study reveals strong ongoing growth in wellness tourism

15th June 2018 - Wellness to meet fashion at 2018 Global Wellness Summit

9th April 2018 - Global Wellness Summit announces ‘Shaping the Business of Wellness’ as 2018 theme

15th February 2017 - Strengthening Australia’s tourism relationship with China

29th January 2017 - Significant growth in international wellness tourism

30th March 2013 - Delivering higher quality experiences for Chinese Visitors


Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?

The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.

However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.

Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.

Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.

Click here to subscribe.

 

supplier directory

The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.

See the directory see all

Polin Waterparks

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976, and has since grown into a leading company in the waterparks industry. Today Polin is one of the world leaders in the design, production, and installation of…

read more

Aquatics / Attractions / Play / Waterparks

 
 

HRMWEB

At easyemployer we've come up with a software solution that manages one of your most important, and often most costly, business resources - your staff. We are helping 100s of clients to…

read more

Finance / Fitness / Technology

 
 

AIS Water

AIS Water, the trading name of Australian Innovative Systems, is a multi-award winning, Australian owned leader in the design, production and supply of commercial and residential chlorine generators…

read more

Aquatics / Safety / Technology

 
 

VLOCKER

Vlocker Pty Ltd has been designing, manufacturing, installing and servicing locker systems worldwide since 1995. Vlocker specialises in providing locker solutions to suit client requirements in…

read more

Aquatics / Attractions / Safety / Security / Venues

 
 

WATERPLAY Solutions Corp

Whether your goal is increasing your centre's revenues or creating an engaging environment, why not add play to your project? If you're looking for stylish aquatic play features, kid-tested…

read more

Aquatics / Attractions / Play / Recreation / Waterparks

 
 

SYNERGY FITNESS

The Calgym/Synergy group has had a long and proud history since 1976 as world leaders in the innovation, design and evolution of commercial strength and conditioning equipment. The Synergy group was…

read more

Fitness / Technology / Wellness

 
 

TouchCloud Global

Activating skyscapes for tourism, art, leisure and living TouchCloud Global (TCg) is a highly specialised international consultancy, broker and principal, devoted solely to activating and energising…

read more

Attractions / Consultants / Recreation / Safety / Tourism

 
 

Life Fitness

Life Fitness Cardio Life Fitness Strength Hammer Strength Group Cycling Rowers Certified Refurbished Freeweights Benches & Racks Flooring Life Fitness is the global leader in the fitness…

read more

Fitness / Recreation / Technology / Wellness

 
 
 
 

get listed with our suppliers directory

Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!

list your business