Articles tagged “wellness”

Fitness Clubs Are Becoming Hotels – and Vice Versa

Fitness Clubs Are Becoming Hotels – and Vice Versa

Patrick Whyte, Skift

With people spending more money on well-being, it makes sense that fitness clubs around the country would spy an opportunity to expand their brands. However, it's important to remember not every gym can have a 40-room boutique hotel above it.

1 month ago

Urban Sports Resorts Are Closing the Gap Between Fitness and Hospitality

Urban Sports Resorts Are Closing the Gap Between Fitness and Hospitality

Laura Powell, Skift

Some of the country's highest-end fitness clubs are taking a gander at the hospitality space. But one athletic club in Chicago has already laid claim to opening the country's first "urban sports resort."

1 month ago

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CEO Interview: Chris Cahill of AccorHotels Luxury Brands on the Company’s Custom Approach to Wellness

CEO Interview: Chris Cahill of AccorHotels Luxury Brands on the Company’s Custom Approach to Wellness

AccorHotels + Skift

The luxury traveler of 2018 wants to be healthier, more mindful, and personally enriched. AccorHotels is turning these desires into reality at its luxury properties.

2 months ago

Can a Dedicated Wellness Cruise Line Really Succeed?

Can a Dedicated Wellness Cruise Line Really Succeed?

Patrick Whyte, Skift

While wellness tourism might be growing in popularity, setting up a dedicated cruise line is another matter. First you've got to finance the venture, then you must convince consumers that you're a better bet than the existing lines.

3 months ago

A Wellness Cruise Line Wants to Compete With the Industry’s Biggest Names

A Wellness Cruise Line Wants to Compete With the Industry’s Biggest Names

Laura Powell, Skift

A new cruise line is betting that focusing on a specific market niche will be a winning strategy. We look at the game plan behind the new fitness-focused concept and consider whether it can work out.

3 months ago

Wellness Activities Will Have Strong Ties With Luxury Travel in 2018

Wellness Activities Will Have Strong Ties With Luxury Travel in 2018

Laura Powell, Skift

The luxury travel market is often a starting point for themes that may, on first glance, seem a little bit out there. But given that some crazes withstand the test of time, it's worth assessing which ones might have staying power.

4 months ago

When Travelers Are Willing to Pay for Silence — New Luxury

When Travelers Are Willing to Pay for Silence — New Luxury

Patrick Whyte, Skift

The new luxury is very different from the old luxury. Travelers want a more authentic experience, and increasingly that is taking them back to nature.

5 months ago

Aligning Luxury Hotels With Active Brands to Attract High-Achieving Guests

Aligning Luxury Hotels With Active Brands to Attract High-Achieving Guests

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Luxury travel brands are today operating within the transformation economy. Brands must align themselves with experiences that speak to affluent consumers’ desire for a personal evolution.

6 months ago

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.

7 months ago

Hyatt Buys Yet Another Wellness Brand, Exhale

Hyatt Buys Yet Another Wellness Brand, Exhale

Deanna Ting, Skift

Hyatt is taking the concepts of wellness and "adjacent spaces" very, very seriously.

9 months ago

5 Trends Shaping the Future of Luxury Travel

5 Trends Shaping the Future of Luxury Travel

Laura Powell, Skift

There are so many forecasts about the future of luxury travel, yet most track the same trends. Here's Sabre Corporation's take on what's next.

10 months ago

How Trends Evolve and Shape Consumer Travel Habits

How Trends Evolve and Shape Consumer Travel Habits

Laura Powell, Skift

Focusing on current micro-trends will allow prescient travel businesses to get a leg up on the competition. The key, though, is distinguishing between a micro-trend and a fad.

10 months ago