Hotels Add Wellness Amenities to Lure Lucrative Health-Conscious Guests
The gym at IHG's healthy hotel brand EVEN. / IHG
Staying fit on the road is one of the biggest travel trends right now, alongside the foodie frenzy. Hotels that attracts guests with a signature wellness feature can boost profits with a menu of similar wellness services.
Excerpt from Hotel News Now
Hoteliers are bringing healthy options right to guests’ doors by providing in-room health and wellness amenities.
On average, wellness-minded travelers spend 130% more than the average global tourist, while domestic wellness tourists spend nearly 150% more than the average domestic traveler, according to “The global wellness tourism economy” report. Wellness tourism is expected to grow by 9.9% annually over the next five years, reaching $678.5 billion by 2017, or 16% of total tourism revenues.