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Roger A. Allen
Group CEO, RLA
Dr. Maria Ridao AlonsoMD, Msc at Co-Founder and Medical Director of Maison Santé
Dr. Maria champions proactive healthcare over reactive "sick-care" as a new approach from society to improve health and longevity. She emphasizes that there is a growing demand for personalized treatments and highlights sleep as a foundation for maintaining good health and well-being. Dr. Maria believes that travel destinations and resorts play an important role in turning back the clock - they are the Kickstarter for health. For her, the industry's hidden gem is genuine care both in terms of offer and service attitude. Tune in for wise thoughts. Learn about how destinations can improve their value propositions. Read Bio »
Dr. Maria Ridao Alonso
Co-Founder and Medical Director of Maison Santé
Dr. Maria Ridao Alonso, MD, MSc is a preventative medicine specialist and thought leader on the topic. She was formerly the Managing Director and Medical Director of Dubai Herbal and Treatment centre (DHTC), which was founded in 2003 under the auspices of His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
Dr. Maria is the Co-Founder and Medical Director of Maison Santé, a new medical wellness concept recently opened in the heart of Jumeirah, Dubai.
She graduated as an allopathic physician from the University of Bonn, Germany and worked in neurology and psychiatry. Dr Maria has a master’s degree in Preventive Medicine from Dresden International University and is licensed as a conventional and as a CAM physician. She is trained in homoeopathy, naturopathy, and a certified member of the German Anti-Ageing Society (GSAAM) and is fluent in English, German and Spanish.
Dr. Achim Schmitt talks about the importance of reigniting the prestige of the jobs in hospitality industry, and its complex positive impacts in both the present industry and for the future professionals including employer branding, and the consequent employee engagement and guest experience. view more