Reaching Beyond Copy-and-Paste Programming

Trend Exploration The Next Frontier in Spas, Hospitality and Travel How to create more immersive wellness experiences that reach beyond copy-and-paste programming was the hot topic during this 2017 Global Wellness Summit Roundtable. Hear More. Wellness Activities Will Have Strong Ties with Luxury Travel in 2018 Travel marketers talk a lot about storytelling and experiences, but one of the GWS Trends takes the journey steps…

Music, Art & Performance Blend with Wellness

TREND SPOTLIGHT: Music, Art & Performance Blend with Wellness A clear trend in wellness travel is storytelling blended with wellness experiences, an aspect of the hot new trend “Transformative Travel.” In other words, not only are more performance, music, art and literature being served up at wellness destinations, but now wellness and the art/performance are being blended together—such as soaking in hot springs while taking…

Living Walls Bring Health Benefits to Urban Areas

Trend Exploration The Long-Term Impact of Building it Well Industry experts discuss the impact architecture has on wellbeing during a 2017 Global Wellness Summit roundtable, with architect Anthony DiGuiseppe noting: “the advent of sealed building with no air coming from the outside has put the public at risk.” Hear More. Forget Anti-Ageing & Focus on Anti-Pollution Skincare Instead Refinery 29 examines the beauty brands at…

Wellness Industry Takes Up Fight Against Pollution

TREND SPOTLIGHT: Wellness Industry Takes Up Fight Against Pollution The news about toxic air wreaking havoc on our health – not just in highly populated cities, but also as an invisible killer within the walls of our homes and offices – is everywhere. This “invisible killer” needs to be brought under control by every means at our disposal. And the fight for clean air is…

This Robot is Good For Your Health

Trend Exploration Meet the Wellness Robot Ramesh Caussey, PhD, creator of the DIYA One Wellness Robot, articulates how damaging poor indoor air quality can be in the workspace at the 2017 Global Wellness Summit, while offering a solution that enables building managers’ to measure and refresh the air – and save energy! Hear More. The Secret to a Longer Life? Don’t Ask These Dead Longevity…

Getting Our “Clean Air Act” Together

TREND SPOTLIGHT: Getting our “Clean Air Act” Together The toxins in the air that we breathe (both indoors and out) have become a catastrophic invisible killer, responsible for the premature deaths of 6.5 million people worldwide. Over 90% of the world’s population now breathe air that violates air quality guidelines: Countries like China and India are smothered in toxic air, while the (energy efficient) airtight…

Beauty2Wellness Research Report: Insights and Q&A

Beauty2Wellness Research Report: Insights and Q&A How can beauty contribute to wellness? Preliminary findings from the much-anticipated report designed to create new understanding between beauty, the brain and wellness. With moderator Dr. Anjan Chatterjee, Elliott Professor of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, U.S. View the Transcript and the PowerPoint Presentation.

Wellness Architecture and R.O.W. (Return on Wellness)

Wellness Architecture and R.O.W. (Return on Wellness): The Long-Term Impact of Building It Well Roundtable and Audience Q&A View the Transcript Here Moderator: Veronica Schreibeis Smith, CEO & Founding Principal, Vera Iconica Architecture, U.S. Participants: Jeffrey Abramson, Partner, The Tower Companies, U.S. Alfredo Carvajal, President, Delos International & Signature Program, Delos Living LLC, U.S. Anthony DiGuiseppe, Principal, DiGuiseppe Architects, U.S. Andreas Dornbracht, Managing Director, Dornbracht…

Shark Tank of Wellness Student Competition

Shark Tank of Wellness Student Competition Global Student Competition to birth a fresh wellness concept with $10,000 in prize money! Meet the final three concepts decided by the ‘Wellness Sharks’ (judges) after reviewing videos from almost 100 submissions. Finalists present and compete for the top prize money. Sponsored by Chiva-Som International Health Resort, Circadia by Dr. Pugliese, ESPA International, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Iredale Mineral…