Headlines in the Global Wellness Economy

Global Wellness News™ | December 20th, 2022


The global wellness tourism market is expected to exceed $1 trillion by 2030, growing at an annual rate of nearly 10% over the next eight years, according to a June 2022 report by Grand View Research.

On Tour, Musicians Say Goodbye Hard Partying, Hello Ice Baths

Grammy award-winning electronic dance trio Rüfüs Du Sol used to throw back preshow whiskey shots. Now, they take ginger shots before going onstage. Rather than waking up in new towns and searching for food on the fly, they eat fresh meals planned by a personal trainer.

Jonah Hill, Selena Gomez, and the Rise of Celebrity Vulnerability

In the old days-circa 2012, maybe-we would call it exhaustion. Exhaustion was the nebulous catchall term used to describe the distress incurred by celebrities who had been on tour for too long, who had been hounded too aggressively by paparazzi, who had jumped from project to project with no rest, or who had indulged too much.

These Are the Fitness Trends You Can Expect to See In 2023

If you picked up a pickleball paddle, laced up on inline skates for the first time since your teens, or went on a hot girl walk in the last year, congratulations – you took part in some of 2022’s biggest fitness trends, and you likely have some fun memories to show for it.

Heyday raises $12 million to fuel its franchising business

Heyday, the facial service provider founded in 2015, has now raised $40 million in outside capital. In 2021, the company announced it will add hundreds of brick-and-mortar locations in the next five years via franchising, in locations including Virginia, Texas and Michigan. It currently has 13 locations across the U.S.

Drug Companies Join Medical Psychedelic Movement-but Without the High

LSD and psilocybin found in “magic mushrooms” are among the drugs getting redesigned.

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