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Wellness Arrives at the Airport Terminal

Wellness Arrives at the Airport Terminal

Leslie Barrie, Skift

The travel industry is trying to offer more wellness-related services, so it’s no surprise that airlines and airports want in. But whether they can really make the flying experience more relaxing is another story.

2 months ago

New Ways Hotels Are Cashing In on the Sleep Economy

New Ways Hotels Are Cashing In on the Sleep Economy

Leslie Barrie, Skift

Travelers are thinking more about their sleep habits than ever before. The hospitality industry has taken note and is now trying to find more innovative ways to help guests snooze. But will this push really help drive bookings?

2 months ago

Wellness Targets the Nightlife

Wellness Targets the Nightlife

Leslie Barrie, Skift

Millennials and Gen Z don’t want to kill festivals and clubs with their wellness wants, but they do want the event spaces to keep up with the changing times.

3 months ago

The Highs and Lows of a Growing Wellness Beverage Market

The Highs and Lows of a Growing Wellness Beverage Market

Leslie Barrie, Skift

A new wave of drinks is coming to market — and aiming to supplant predecessors that have less of a wellness edge.

3 months ago

When a Meditation App Becomes a Billion-Dollar Business

When a Meditation App Becomes a Billion-Dollar Business

Leslie Barrie, Skift

There’s no denying that meditation is on the rise in the U.S., and companies want in on the upswing. Not only are the big players getting more funding but so too are startups, which might be able to carve out their own niches.

3 months ago

CBD Beauty Coming to a Retail Store Near You

CBD Beauty Coming to a Retail Store Near You

Leslie Barrie, Skift

Some companies have started stocking CBD beauty products, even if it might be outside their wheelhouse. Given the hype around the trend, we can expect more partnerships between CBD and beauty brands to come.

3 months ago

Is a Peloton Hotel Next?

Is a Peloton Hotel Next?

Leslie Barrie, Skift

Whether it’s travel companies looking to partner with fitness brands, private equity firms buying up exercise businesses, or new investors looking to pour money into fitness-tech startups, the outlook is rosy for the exercise industry.

3 months ago

Brands Bet on Wellness by Pushing Beyond Core Offerings

Brands Bet on Wellness by Pushing Beyond Core Offerings

Leslie Barrie, Skift

It’s difficult to grow as a company if you just stick to what you do best. So opportunistic brands are betting on different aspects of wellness and hoping to find more customers in the process.

4 months ago

Luxury Travelers Want to Spend on Self-Care

Luxury Travelers Want to Spend on Self-Care

Leslie Barrie, Skift

There’s now a wellness-themed trip out there for almost every traveler’s wants, whether that’s an ultra-exclusive self-care summit or an intense hiking tour in a remote locale. So it comes as no surprise that the already booming wellness industry is now benefiting from people hitting the road.

4 months ago

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Skift Forum Asia Video: Quantum Leadership as the Catalyst and Enabler for Transformational Wellness

Skift Forum Asia Video: Quantum Leadership as the Catalyst and Enabler for Transformational Wellness

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Wellness may be booming, but there’s still plenty of opportunity to do something new, said Octave Institute founder Fred Tsao. His holistic vision, based around the idea of Quantum Leadership, could become a new model for the sector.

4 months ago

Even the Alcohol Industry Attempts a Wellness Makeover

Even the Alcohol Industry Attempts a Wellness Makeover

Leslie Barrie, Skift

It makes sense that the alcohol industry would want in on the wellness movement, considering it’s a sector that has everything to do with lifestyle. But it’s unclear if consumers will get on board with the repositioning or if they’ll just consider it a buzzkill.

4 months ago

Gym Chains Want to Expand Beyond Fitness

Gym Chains Want to Expand Beyond Fitness

Leslie Barrie, Skift

If workout centers want to reach more customers, staying in the fitness lane may not cut it anymore. Instead forward-thinking athletic clubs are elevating themselves into full-fledged lifestyle brands.

5 months ago