Headlines in the Global Wellness Economy

Global Wellness News™ | October 12th, 2023

Fitness Brands Enter Mixed Reality

Quest 3 and Vision Pro offer a whole new world.

Overtourism returns, but cities are fighting back

“They just come, take a nice selfie … and leave.” With the pool of travelers constantly growing –countries are getting serious about fighting the destructive hordes, from fines and fees to getting creative in managing tourism flows
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How TikTok profits off dangerous health trends

On TikTok Shop, influencers are profiting by promoting sketchy health trends in order to sell products.

US mental health startup Headway raises $125 million at $1 billion valuation

Headway, a healthcare tech startup that connects patients and in-network therapists, has raised $125 million in Series C funding, the company told Reuters.

Hilton Identifies a New ‘GenerAsian’ Traveler and Here’s What They Want

Hilton’s GenerAsian Travelers are driven by a strong desire for self-discovery and a deep interest in exploring their cultural roots.

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