Belgin Aksoy received her degree from the Institute Hotelier Cesar Ritz in Switzerland. She has been in the tourism and hotel industry for 21 years. Her mission is to create a physically, mentally and spiritually better world for years to come. To that end, in 2004 she founded Richmond Nua Wellness Spa, Turkey’s first destination spa and one of Europe’s best equipped and award winning spas.

Belgin Aksoy supports health foundations, leads social wellness projects and speaks at international spa and wellness organizations. As founder and initiator of the Global Wellness Day, she intends to bring her vision to the world. She lives by the motto, “One day can change your whole life.” She is also the Vice-President of Turkish Heart Foundation.

In 2016, Global Wellness Institute, awarded her with ‘Leading Woman in Wellness in 2016’ which is the most prestigious award in wellness-spa industry reaching up to an economic growth of 3.7 trillion dollars. She has also been deemed to deserve ‘Most Influential Spa Leader’ award by American Spa in the same year.