Articles tagged “spas”

Pass the Avocado Toast — Updating the Luxury Spa Experience for a New Generation

Pass the Avocado Toast — Updating the Luxury Spa Experience for a New Generation

Laura Powell, Skift

Luxury spas need to understand that because many millennials are already incorporating wellness into their everyday routine, they need something from high-end destinations. It might seem trite to highlight avocados but today's under-35s value food above almost everything else.

1 year ago

Interview: Pioneering the Next Generation of Luxury Spa Spaces

Interview: Pioneering the Next Generation of Luxury Spa Spaces

Laura Powell, Skift

Many hotels offer spa services, but there is a clear distinction between those that are simply going through the motions and those that are adding something distinctive.

1 year ago

Wellness Tourism Means Secondary Activities For Most Global Travelers

Wellness Tourism Means Secondary Activities For Most Global Travelers

Dan Peltier, Skift

As more brands design properties and programs with the health-conscious traveler in mind, they should remember that many guests want wellness to be only one aspect of their stay rather than the main attraction.

2 years ago

Largest U.S. Airport Spa Chain Gets Acquired as Retailing is Forecast to Soar

Largest U.S. Airport Spa Chain Gets Acquired as Retailing is Forecast to Soar

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

Given the often-harrowing airport experience for many travelers, it's no surprise that many would want to seek out spa therapy before their flights. But passengers don't want to miss those flights so spa operators are focusing on streamlining their operations.

2 years ago

Sub-Saharan Africa Is Fastest-Growing Region for Wellness Tourism

Sub-Saharan Africa Is Fastest-Growing Region for Wellness Tourism

Dan Peltier, Skift

Wellness tourism has made huge leaps in the past few years, with more tourists wanting to maintain healthy habits as they travel. But it still has a long way to go before it becomes ubiquitous in parts of Africa and the Middle East, as well as outpacing traditional tourism.

4 years ago

Hotel Companies Make a Resolution to Get Healthier in 2014

Hotel Companies Make a Resolution to Get Healthier in 2014

Samantha Shankman, Skift

As hotels learn about what guests respond to and appreciate, their products will innovate and become more integrated in the general hotel experience. This is a trend taking place across the travel industry in airports, airlines, and even destinations' most popular attractions.

5 years ago

Spa Industry Thrives with New Focus on Men, Animals, and Plants

Spa Industry Thrives with New Focus on Men, Animals, and Plants

Leanne Italie, Associated Press

Luxury sectors are becoming increasingly niche in an effort to attract new customers and retain old ones. The holistic, natural trend among spas mirrors a growing consumer consciousness for sustainable and organic products.

5 years ago