We’re Health Travel
The creators
of wellness holidays that inspire
World's Best Wellness Travel Agency 2023 Nominee Shield

Tailormade travel since 1970

Founded in 1970, our parent company Bluebird Travel is a longstanding provider of luxury travel and VIP concierge services. Reconnecting to yourself, others and the natural world has never been more important, so Health Travel was established as a specialist provider of transformative getaways.

With our leading connections in travel, Health Travel partners with the world’s leading wellness hotels, medical spas and retreats to create tailor made wellness holidays for the mind, body and soul. 

About Health Travel

Michael Oszmann


A longstanding passion for travel and adventure with over 60 countries under his belt, Mike is on the Health Travel journey. Prior to entering the luxury wellness travel market, Mike developed new business ventures with many of the World’s largest brands such as Shell, HSBC, O2 and Deloitte. He also led the strategy & transformation of a multi-billion pound B2B e-Commerce platform

Toby Watfa


Toby is a renown leader in the world of luxury travel. He has been at the helm of Bluebird Travel for over 10 years and sits on the advisory board of the World’s largest luxury travel consortium – Virtuoso. He is board member of Snowfall Travel – an industry leading £146m travel technology fund. With his unrivalled sector knowledge, he is the go-to of our VIP clients

Mark Sumpter


A travel industry veteran of over 20 years, Mark is a goldmine of knowledge. Previously he led a global operations team at TAG – The World’s largest celebrity travel company. With his love of the great outdoors and his in-depth understanding of luxury hotels, he’s bringing his invaluable expertise to the Health Travel team and our clients

Ian Merryfield


With a more than 10 years of experience in creating luxury retreats and holidays for the mind, body and soul, Ian is our in-house wellness retreats guru. He has personally visited many of our partner properties and is on-hand to share his experience with clients 

Max Ball


Max’s love for travel developed from an interest in marine life, which intertwined with his passions for food and sports, ultimately inspiring a lifelong bucket list that ranges from eating pho in Vietnam to scuba diving with sharks in South Africa. He brings expert marketing rigour from his time working in marketing agencies

Emily Grace


Combining a longstanding love for luxury travel, and a natural interest in the world of wellness as a holistic health coach, Emily brings over 10 years of experience to the Health Travel team. With her expertise and passion for both fields, Emily is developing new and valuable partnership opportunities alongside providing exceptional service and advice to our clients.

Charlie Sansostri


A trip to China in her late teens sparked Charlie’s lifelong love of travel and her excitement to visit new destinations has only grown since. Her 15 years with Bluebird Travel has brought incredible opportunities to travel and design unique trips for clients.

Clare Tomlin


With her love for travel starting in the adventure tourism industry, Clare has been lucky enough to travel to some remote and interesting places. Her passion is creating bespoke itineraries and once in a lifetime memories for clients. Clare joined us from one of the largest high-end concierge companies.

Maddy Burwash

Maddy Burwash


Maddy got into the world of travel concierge through her passion for providing exceptional service and creating unforgettable experiences for others. Maddy coordinates personalised itineraries, secures exclusive reservations and delivers unparalleled service.

Zero-stress planning FOR your next TRIP

Our travel experts are at hand to answer questions you have.

Your retreat, your way

Health Travel creates exceptional experiences with a highly personalised service. Our handpicked collection of the world’s leading health and wellness experiences is where each journey begins.

Through an initial conversation with a Wellness Specialist, our team develops a picture of your interests, requirements and goals to effectively curate and tailor a transformative experience for you.

From the initial enquiry to after you return home, we are with you every step of the way.

Complimentary wellness concierge

Every retreat is supported by our complimentary Wellness Concierge service, offering a 360-degree approach to your getaway. After booking your experience, your dedicated Wellness Concierge will be in touch to organise the finer details of your trip. They can support with arranging additional spa treatments, transfer times, health questionnaires, pre-departure documentation and more. 

The specialists in
health & wellness

Our team of Wellness Specialists has tried and tested our wellness vacations to ensure we meet the highest standards of service and support. Many of our team have backgrounds in yoga teaching and competitive fitness as well as being avid explorers themselves, so you’re in good hands for being matched to a luxury retreat that suits your unique self.

benefits for you

Through Health Travel’s strong affiliations with the world’s leading hotel brands, each of our trips not only have the best rates, but you also receive exclusive added value benefits. From spa and restaurant credit to room upgrades and complimentary nights, speak to our Wellness Specialists to find out what exclusive extras are available for your next retreat.

How we bring your wellness journey to life


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Transformative wellness retreats for the mind, body & soul


In a demanding world, we all need to allow the mind the time and space to breathe and reset. From meditation and emotional healing to sleep retreats, our retreats provide the tools to take the world in your stride.


From focused fitness retreats and weight-loss spas to all-round health retreats to help balance and restore, we work with leading experts and practitioners to heal, train and rejuvenate the body.


Wellness escapes can fulfill our innate need to grow and develop as an individual. Through soulful experiences in the Himalayas and thrilling hiking and kayaking adventures in Patagonia, reignite passions and explore.

Embark on a transformative wellness journey with Health Travel