Articles tagged “wellness”

Measuring the Value of Wellness to a Hotel Brand

Measuring the Value of Wellness to a Hotel Brand

Laura Powell, Skift

Every time you turn around these days, a major hotel company is announcing that it has hired a chief wellness officer. But will this wave of devotion to wellness be a phase or a long-lasting phenomenon? Look to the return on investment for that answer.

10 hours ago

Wellness Newsletter: Athleisure and Hospitality Brands Tap Tech Trends to Keep Up

Wellness Newsletter: Athleisure and Hospitality Brands Tap Tech Trends to Keep Up

Leslie Barrie, Skift

New data show that the global wellness industry is on the rise: It’s now worth $4.2 trillion. Smart companies are innovating to stay ahead, exhibited by the Lululemon and Strava fitness-meets-digital partnership and Equinox’s move into luxury wellness tourism.

5 days ago

Can Wellness Provide an Antidote to Overtourism?

Can Wellness Provide an Antidote to Overtourism?

Laura Powell, Skift

We at Skift often discuss the dangers of overtourism. But during a recent forum on global wellness, we discovered a possible cure.

7 days ago

Hyatt Adds Its Spa Business Exhale to Loyalty Program

Hyatt Adds Its Spa Business Exhale to Loyalty Program

Deanna Ting, Skift

This makes a ton of sense for World of Hyatt, but again will scale prove to be a challenge for Hyatt and for Exhale?

2 weeks ago

Skift Wellness Issue One: Examining the Business of Modern Well-Being  

Skift Wellness Issue One: Examining the Business of Modern Well-Being  

Leslie Barrie, Skift

Skift Wellness, our new weekly newsletter, curates the best news coverage of the global wellness space. Join us as we dive into the business of wellness, Skift-style.

2 weeks ago

Introducing Skift Wellness: Covering the Business of Modern Wellness

Introducing Skift Wellness: Covering the Business of Modern Wellness

Rafat Ali, Skift

Skift Wellness lives where wellness meets commerce, mindfulness meets technology, the yoga studio meets the boardroom, and health meets business. Subscribe to our weekly newsletter below!

3 weeks ago

When Wellness Tourism Takes Over

When Wellness Tourism Takes Over

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Looking after yourself is the new rock 'n' roll, so it makes total sense that "The Live Music Capital of the World" should turn into a wellness center.

3 weeks ago

In Austin, Wellness Is Fast Becoming the New Weird

In Austin, Wellness Is Fast Becoming the New Weird

Laura Powell, Skift

Austin may be best known for its music bona fides, but wellness is also becoming instrumental in bringing an eclectic mix of visitors to the Texas capital city. It must be something in the water ... or in the hills.

3 weeks ago

Nikki Beach to Diversify Beyond Club-Style Resorts Into Wellness

Nikki Beach to Diversify Beyond Club-Style Resorts Into Wellness

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

But don’t worry: The clubs aren’t going anywhere.

2 months ago

What’s Missing in Wellness Hospitality?

What’s Missing in Wellness Hospitality?

Colin Nagy, Skift

We're in the first inning of wellness innovation in hospitality. There's a lot more science, integration, and bold new ideas yet to surface. Here's a look at how the space will evolve in the next few years.

2 months ago

The Rise of Luxury Wellness Tourism in Africa

The Rise of Luxury Wellness Tourism in Africa

Samantha Shankman, Skift

An expanding definition of wellness experiences that includes self-actualization and adventure as much as farm-fresh meals and sophisticated spa treatments is positioning African destinations and operators to become the next leaders in the luxury wellness travel market.

4 months ago

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.

6 months ago