Articles tagged “wellness travel”

Tourism

Wellness Vacations Are the Next Big Splurge for Global Travelers

Yoga retreats will always have a place, but it's this expanded consumer definition of wellness activities that presents big opportunities ahead for the travel industry.

Wellness Vacations Are the Next Big Splurge for Global Travelers

Business Travel

Tour Operators Push Wellness Trips as Relief From Pandemic-Scarred Year

The pandemic was a wake-up call from many, about their physical and spiritual health. No surprise that travelers then are choosing wellness trips as their first getaways as restrictions loosen. Tour operators didn't miss a beat.

Tour Operators Push Wellness Trips as Relief From Pandemic-Scarred Year

Luxury

How Hyatt’s Miraval Resorts and Others Are Tuning In to Sound Healing

If you have been noticing more spas offering treatments that incorporate Tibetan singing bowls, tuning forks, or gongs, you aren’t alone. Sound therapies are starting to make waves in the spa industry.

How Hyatt’s Miraval Resorts and Others Are Tuning In to Sound Healing

Hotels

8 Trends Redefining Luxury Travel

Meditative hotel gardens, travel subscriptions, and high-tech spas are some of the key trends reshaping luxury travel. They reflect a growing demand for slow travel experiences that are more thoughtful in nature.

8 Trends Redefining Luxury Travel
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Tourism

Azerbaijan’s Natural Landscape Offers Travelers a Socially Distant Wellness Getaway

At a time when sustainability, social distancing, and reconnecting with the environment are key priorities for travelers, Azerbaijan offers a number of unique ways to experience its natural riches.

Azerbaijan’s Natural Landscape Offers Travelers a Socially Distant Wellness Getaway

Luxury

How Wellness Travel Became a Thing in the Past Decade

More people want wellness woven into their travel than ever before, whether through retreats or one-off experiences, and the trend will likely gain momentum in the next decade.

How Wellness Travel Became a Thing in the Past Decade

Business Travel

SoulCycle’s Move Into Retreats Will Test Loyalty of Its Spin Fanatics

Considering SoulCycle is a fitness company, it’s not outlandish to think it would want to get into the wellness retreat business. Whether it will actually earn enough of a profit from the trips to make it worth its while is another story.

SoulCycle’s Move Into Retreats Will Test Loyalty of Its Spin Fanatics

Hotels

Hot Springs as Wellness Destination Takes Hold in U.S.

This week in wellness news, the hot springs movement gains traction in the U.S. Meanwhile, mental health apps aim to address the rising tide of anxiety in the U.S. Admirable, yes, but it’s debatable whether apps that gamify the quest toward beating anxiety can really catch on.

Hot Springs as Wellness Destination Takes Hold in U.S.

Luxury

Why the Hot Springs Movement Is Gaining Steam in the United States

The ancient Greeks did it. So did the ancient and not-so-ancient Romans, Japanese, and Chinese. Heck, even some of the founding fathers of the United States did it too. But despite its illustrious past, the idea of taking the waters has never really caught on in the United States, until now. Hot springs could be on the verge of a major wellness moment.

Why the Hot Springs Movement Is Gaining Steam in the United States

Hotels

Hospitality Brands Go All-In on the Sleep Movement

As our Skift Megatrend 2019 forecasted, wellness is the new hook in travel marketing, and it's been gaining speed. The rise of wellness culture has made caring about sleep cool — and since weariness is a top complaint of travelers, it's good business sense that the hospitality industry is upgrading its sleep offerings.

Hospitality Brands Go All-In on the Sleep Movement

Tourism

Georgia’s Sea Island Resort Now Blends Wellness With Golf Training

The author took a session with fitness guru Randy Myers at the famed Georgia resort’s new Golf Performance Center. This is a great illustration of the rise of wellness as a luxury travel trend.

Georgia’s Sea Island Resort Now Blends Wellness With Golf Training

Luxury

Is a Peloton Hotel Next?

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.

Is a Peloton Hotel Next?