Articles tagged “wellness”

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.

2 weeks 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.

3 weeks 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?

1 month ago

Vegas Bets on Wellness Offerings for Tourists

Vegas Bets on Wellness Offerings for Tourists

Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press

Namaste y'all. Vegas is yet another destination, much like Beverly Hills, that's hoping to attract more tourists with wellness-minded activities.

1 month ago

Beverly Hills Mixes Wealth and Health in New Tourism Push

Beverly Hills Mixes Wealth and Health in New Tourism Push

Laura Powell, Skift

Now you can spend a fortune shopping on Rodeo Drive, then find a place to quietly contemplate your coming credit card bill.

2 months ago

China Is Building a $3 Billion Medical Tourism Hotspot

China Is Building a $3 Billion Medical Tourism Hotspot

Bloomberg

Medical tourism is a big business, and China is looking to appeal to wealthy Asian patients who have to travel for care.

2 months ago

Cruise Lines Are Jumping on the Wellness Tourism Bandwagon

Cruise Lines Are Jumping on the Wellness Tourism Bandwagon

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

Cruise lines have offered healthy dining options and fitness classes for years. They're now looking to partner with weight-loss brands that already appeal to cruising's main demographic.

3 months ago

Wellness Tourism Means Secondary Activities For Most Global Travelers

Wellness Tourism Means Secondary Activities For Most Global Travelers

Dan Peltier, Skift

As more brands design properties and programs with the health-conscious traveler in mind, they should remember that many guests want wellness to be only one aspect of their stay rather than the main attraction.

4 months ago

Airport Gyms, Yoga Rooms Becoming Destinations of Their Own

Airport Gyms, Yoga Rooms Becoming Destinations of Their Own

Kelli Kennedy, Associated Press

Is the day coming when locals will say, "Hey, let's go hang at the airport. I'm tired of the mall." Not exactly, but passengers getting off cramped planes, especially those who would be stuck at the airport for awhile, are finding a respite through an increasing array of recreational amenities.

5 months ago

Hotels Rush to Embrace Wellness Trends, Like ‘Forest Bathing’

Hotels Rush to Embrace Wellness Trends, Like ‘Forest Bathing’

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

Give hotels credit for trying new stuff, but some of these remedies are downright weird.

11 months ago

With Ambitions to Become Europe’s Largest Hub, Frankfurt Airport Will Spend $113 Million on a Makeover

With Ambitions to Become Europe’s Largest Hub, Frankfurt Airport Will Spend $113 Million on a Makeover

Richard Weiss, Bloomberg

With Frankfurt's ambitions to be Europe's largest aviation hub, it needs to do all that it can do make its terminals less overwhelming add create new amenities and facilities like it plans to so that passengers consider it a first choice.

12 months ago

U.S. Honeymoon Travelers May Be Sticking Closer to Home

U.S. Honeymoon Travelers May Be Sticking Closer to Home

Deanna Ting, Skift

Actually, these results aren't all that surprising when you think of them in the bigger scheme of things. Today's honeymooners, many of whom are Millennials, are traveling with the same Millennial mindset we've been seeing across all types of travelers, regardless of whether they're traveling for business, leisure, or a special occasion like a honeymoon.

1 year ago