Articles tagged “wellness”

Who Decides When Employees Are Fit Enough to Travel Again — And How?

Who Decides When Employees Are Fit Enough to Travel Again — And How?

Matthew Parsons, Skift

It will be a delicate operation, but with the right systems in place, health checks could prove effective in reassuring employees that it's safe to get back out there.

3 months ago

Wellness Hospitality Will See New Models Emerge in Wake of Pandemic

Wellness Hospitality Will See New Models Emerge in Wake of Pandemic

Xinyi Liang-Pholsena, Skift

Having a robust wellness tourism industry built on science-based approaches will be a positive that can come from a damaging pandemic.

3 months ago

Wellness Will Enjoy a Tailwind as a Design Theme for Resorts and Cities: The Long View This Week

Wellness Will Enjoy a Tailwind as a Design Theme for Resorts and Cities: The Long View This Week

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Design's importance to travel has taken on a new urgency because of recent events, says Richard Centolella, the pioneering design thinker. We agree, and welcome all the new functionalities.

3 months ago

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

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

Laura Powell, Skift

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.

5 months ago

The Novel Way Some Luxury Travel Companies Are Helping Guests Disconnect

The Novel Way Some Luxury Travel Companies Are Helping Guests Disconnect

Leslie Barrie, Skift

Getting new books in the hands of luxury travelers benefits everyone. It improves the guest experience, drives loyalty to hotels, and raises the profile of authors. Because of this, we'll likely see more luxury properties partnering with Bedside Reading, the company that's making it happen.

6 months ago

More Properties in Europe Want the Luxury Eco-Resort Label

More Properties in Europe Want the Luxury Eco-Resort Label

Leslie Barrie, Skift

As luxury resorts jockey for ways to differentiate themselves from the pack, a shift toward more environmental practices may help them find new customers. The key, though, is making sure those green efforts come from an authentic — and not purely financial — place.

6 months ago

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Aruba’s ‘Election Disconnection’ Experience Showcases the Demand for Personalized Wellness Getaways

Aruba’s ‘Election Disconnection’ Experience Showcases the Demand for Personalized Wellness Getaways

Aruba Tourism Authority + Skift

Today’s stressful, modern era has increasingly led travelers to plan transformational trips that will make them feel physically, mentally, and spiritually healthier. Aruba is one destination that has innovated its wellness offerings to meet this growing consumer demand.

6 months ago

Latvia Makes a Push Toward Ecotourism

Latvia Makes a Push Toward Ecotourism

James Forrest, The Guardian

Latvia — one of Europe's greenest countries — is trying to position itself as an ecotourism destination instead of just a quick stop on a tour of the Baltic states.

6 months ago

What Luxury Family Travel Looks Like in 2020

What Luxury Family Travel Looks Like in 2020

Leslie Barrie, Skift

The future of luxury family travel is sustainable, eco-friendly adventures. Luxury properties would be wise to think about how they can appeal to this environmentally-conscious set of travelers.

6 months ago

Travel Agency Expansion Heats Up in the Face of Staffing Challenges

Travel Agency Expansion Heats Up in the Face of Staffing Challenges

Maria Lenhart, Skift

Strong sales are giving travel agencies the means to expand, but they face challenges in finding experienced travel advisors. As a way around this, some are looking to acquire existing agencies or attract more independents to their host operations.

6 months ago

What Is Driving the Symbiosis of Wellness and Travel?

What Is Driving the Symbiosis of Wellness and Travel?

Leslie Barrie, Skift

There is no doubt that the latest wellness trends will impact the travel space. Just how fast companies will begin implementing the trends is the real question.

6 months ago

Where the Travel Industry Will Intersect With Wellness in 2020

Where the Travel Industry Will Intersect With Wellness in 2020

Laura Powell, Skift

Wellness trends come and go, but travel companies in 2020 are increasingly looking toward ancient traditions to find practices that are built to last.

6 months ago