Rise of the Urban Wellness Resort

TREND: WELLNESS TAKES ON OVERTOURISM Rise of the Urban Wellness Resort Overtourism – The World’s Newest Wellness Destinations: Cities Even in the world’s most crowded cities, people need a respite. It may seem counterintuitive to place a wellness hospitality property smack in the middle of a major metropolitan area. But the fact is, several of the world’s top wellness brands are moving beyond their roots…

Wellness Hospitality Is Going Urban

Summit Trend in the News: Wellness Takes on Overtourism How Wellness Hospitality Brands Can Succeed Amid Big-City Chaos – SKIFT Wellness hospitality is going urban in a big way. And a number of brands known for their idyllic locations are heading to New York City. Fivelements To Open Yoga & Sacred Arts City Destination In Causeway Bay, Hong Kong – Hong Kong Tatler Fivelements, the…

A Wellness Issue for the World

TREND: Wellness Takes on Overtourism A Wellness Issue for the World Overtourism—when a crush of tourists overwhelms a destination—is the number one issue in the travel industry today, making headlines everywhere. With the growth in wealth worldwide, international travel is exploding, with annual trips skyrocketing from 500 million in 1995 to 1.3 billion today. The problem is that this tourism expansion is hyper-concentrated: Roughly half…

The Defining Issue of the Travel Industry

Summit Trend in the News: Wellness Takes on Overtourism Could Wellness Travel Be The Solution To Overtourism?—Compare Retreats Travelling around the globe is easier than it has ever been, but the impact is taking an ecological toll. It’s Official: Overtourism Is Now a Defining Issue of the Travel Industry—Global Wellness Institute How will this affect the wellness experience as a whole? Wellbeing and overcrowding are…