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Top 5 Wellness Travel Trends for 2016

Susie Ellis | Posted 02.16.2016 | Travel
Susie Ellis

At Spafinder Wellness 365 we recently released our Global Spa & Wellness Trends Forecast, the guide to the top trends poised to shape the wellness, hospitality, travel and spa industries in 2016.

3 Hot Spots to Wellness Travel in 2016

Linden Schaffer | Posted 01.06.2016 | Travel
Linden Schaffer

With more and more wellness travel opportunities out there, this year maximize your days off and return home not only refreshed and relaxed, but with better well-being.

Wellness Trends: Global Summit Identifies the Top 10

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 12.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Harding-Bond

According to Beth McGroarty, PR Director, the concluding report on the top shifts coming in wellness is a "distillation of what the experts at the Global Wellness Summit presented on that topic and the new developments/ideas which were most crucial to their theme."

Costa Rica: The Ideal Wellness Getaway

Findery | Posted 11.17.2015 | Travel

Figuring out where to go in Costa Rica is no easy task. There are several regions to choose from, all offering vastly different experiences. Once I'd discovered that Costa Rica was a great destination for a wellness trip I still needed to decide where to go.

Why Travel Is Good for Your Health

U.S. News Travel | Posted 10.05.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Apart from depriving yourself the chance to enhance your productivity and work performance, avoiding taking a break can lead to stress overload and other potentially damaging effects on your health, experts say.

Summer Road Tripping: Healthy Edition

Linden Schaffer | Posted 05.15.2016 | Travel
Linden Schaffer

Summer is just around the corner and with the end of the school year in sight; you may just be getting the itch to corral the family into in the car f...

Wellness Jaunts for the Culturally-Minded Traveler

Tara Donaldson | Posted 04.28.2015 | Travel
Tara Donaldson

Beyond maintaining physiques, wellness retreats with a taste of local life, like a Mayan detox in Mexico and a wine valley hike in Napa, can mean returning home both restored and inspired. Here, the fit trips that will make 2015 a more you-focused year.

The Dos and Don'ts of Planning a Wellness Retreat

Lauren Coles | Posted 04.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

Whether you are a wellness professional organizing your first retreat or an office manager/HR professional looking to take your company's next off-site to the next level, this advice will be useful.

Wellness Travel Trends for 2015

Linden Schaffer | Posted 02.06.2015 | Travel
Linden Schaffer

As personal health and wellness initiatives continue to gain momentum by leaps and bounds, travelers are taking a stand and refusing to sacrifice their latest lifestyle changes when they leave home.

Most Awe-Inspiring Adventures in Kauai

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 07.21.2014 | Travel
Shannon Kaiser

Kauai is the oldest of the Hawaiian Island chain and boasts some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. Hollywood directors count on this pint-...

10 Reasons to Spring Break at The Blackberry Farm

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 05.26.2014 | Travel
Sucheta Rawal

As you consider a spring getaway, make sure to take note of one of the country's best-kept secrets, The Blackberry Farm located in East Tennessee. The 4,200-acre private estate is surrounded by lush green scenery, unparalleled luxury, Southern hospitality and gourmet cuisine.

Carolyn Gregoire

Why India Is The World's Fastest-Growing Wellness Tourism Destination | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.11.2013 | Travel

Even before the Beatles went on their famous pilgrimage to Rishikesh with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in 1969, India has been a popular travel destination f...

What India Can Teach The Rest Of The World About Living Well

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.14.2013 | Healthy Living

India has been described by some traditional texts as Sa Prathama Sanskrati Vishvavara, the first and supreme culture in the world. To this day, the S...

7 Ways Travel Makes You Healthier

Posted 11.09.2013 | Travel

Traveling the world and exploring new places can change your life. It exposes you to new cultures and can help shape your mindset. Lots of time we...

8 Awesome Wellness Retreats You Didn't Know About

Posted 11.05.2013 | Travel

Looking to get out of the daily hustle and bustle and finally take some “me” time, but don’t know where to start? Of course, you can begin ...

These Incredible Hotels Will Leave You Feeling Like A Completely New Person

Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel

Healing Hotels of the World strives to change the way you think about vacation. The hotel collection offers a unique take on travel, one that emph...

Go Green

Linden Schaffer | Posted 11.21.2013 | Travel
Linden Schaffer

With hotels across the globe taking steps to show their commitment to the environment, is there a way for us to become even better eco-guests, whether you stay at large hotels chains or local boutique establishments known for their eco-practices? You bet!

Rest & Recharge At 8 Of The World's Best Detox Retreats

Posted 05.14.2013 | Travel

When it comes to wellness travel, the options can be overwhelming: There are yoga retreats, silent meditation retreats, spa packages, digital detoxes,...

Unplug & Recharge At 8 Digital Detox Retreats (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 05.28.2013 | Travel

At a time when a third of Americans prefer texting to talking, and 84 percent of respondents in an international poll said they couldn't go for one da...

The Best Yoga Retreats In The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.30.2013 | Travel

With wellness travel gaining popularity (it's already been labeled a major tourism trend of 2013), destination yoga retreats have popped up around the...

Is A Wellness Vacation Right For You?

Linden Schaffer | Posted 05.28.2013 | Travel
Linden Schaffer

But if you already take wellness into consideration when traveling for business, are you a good candidate for a full-on wellness vacation for pleasure? Here are some things to consider before you commit.

Why You Should Take A Vacation Right Now

Annemarie Dooling | Posted 02.26.2013 | Travel

"Probably close to a year." "Four years now..." "What is this fantasy you speak of?" These were the responses we received when we asked the Hu...

Wellness Travel Is Hot In 2013

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2013 | Travel

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Healthy hotels, wellness tourism and the holistic medicine system Ayurveda are expected...