Articles tagged “wellness”

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.

1 week 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.

2 weeks 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 weeks 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.

2 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.

3 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.

4 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.

6 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.

7 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.

7 months ago

Upscale Hotel Brands Are Forgoing FitTech to Focus on Holistic Wellness

Upscale Hotel Brands Are Forgoing FitTech to Focus on Holistic Wellness

Greg Oates, Skift

Hotel brands are developing more all-encompassing wellness retreats and partnering with trendy health brands in an attempt to deliver transformative travel experiences.

9 months 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.

9 months ago

Wellness Executives Question Hotel Chains’ Capabilities in the Sector

Wellness Executives Question Hotel Chains’ Capabilities in the Sector

Deanna Ting, Skift

Everyone in hospitality, it seems, is focusing on more wellness offerings, whether through mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, or enhanced programming — but what do the wellness vets think? Does this trend have staying power or is it just a fad?

9 months ago