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Global Wellness Summit 2023: Day Two

Global Wellness Summit Day 1 Global Wellness Summit Day 3   From the Treatment Room to the Board Room: A Life of Transformation Noella Gabriel, Co-Founder & Global President, Elemis, United Kingdom Noella talked of the responsibility of brands to deliver holistic treatments rather than just treating the skin, there is a reason all Elemis […]

2023 Spa & Wellness Trends

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1. Wellness + Gathering: Wellness Comes for the Loneliness Epidemic By Beth McGroarty Loneliness is still skyrocketing, and the number one predictor of health and happiness is relationships. The biggest wellness trend is the development of new spaces and experiences that bring people together in real life, creatively and with intention, where social connection is […]

Global Wellness Summit 2022: Day 3

Highlights of the Global Wellness Summit 2022 Global Wellness Summit Day 1 Global Wellness Summit Day 2   A Global Economist Looks at The Future: Triumphs & Challenges for the Wellness Economy Susie Ellis, Chair & CEO, GWS, US & Thierry Malleret, Co-founder & Managing Partner, Monthly Barometer, France In a time when we are […]

2018 ISPA Conference & Expo – Day 2

Eric Stephenson kicked off the general session with some songs to get everyone up and dancing before Colin Mcllheney took the stage to present the latest US spa industry statistics. All of the big 5 metrics show a healthy increase and next year will mark 20 years of spa industry research data presented annually at ISPA.

World Meeting of Blue Zones, Nicoya, Costa Rica 2017

Costa Rica will reveal the secrets of its “Blue Zone”

It is located in five cantons in Guanacaste on the Nicoya Peninsula.

This zone has a population of more than 800 inhabitants that are more than 90 years old.

The meeting will take place on November 16th, 17th and 18th in Nicoya.

Things to Do on the Nicoya Peninsula

A part of Costa Rica stands out worldwide as a “Blue Zone,” which is characterized by the long, healthy lifespan of its population. Men and women exceed the average life expectancy with ages of more than 100 years. We speak on behalf of five cantons in Guanacaste, which are located on the Nicoya Peninsula: Santa Cruz, Hojancha, Carrillo, Nandayure and, part of the Nicoya canton. Part of the Nicoya Peninsula is added to the exclusive list of only five “Blue Zones” in the world, which include: Icaria in Greece, Sardinia in Italy, Okinawa in Japan and Loma Linda in the United States. The Nicoya Peninsula is the only Blue Zone in Latin America and it is the largest.

Technogym to Host 12th Annual Global Wellness Summit

Premier wellness event returns to Europe in 2018; Summit for global executives to take place at Technogym Village in Cesena, Italy, October 6-8, 2018

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The Global Wellness Summit (GWS), the annual event focused on the $3.7 trillion global wellness economy, wrapped up its incredibly successful 3-day Summit earlier this month at The Breakers Palm Beach, FL. The event, which attracted a record 600+ health and wellness leaders from 43 countries, included an inspirational “Wellness Moonshot,” a call-to-action to rid the world of preventable disease. Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Richard Carmona, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Dr. Andrew Weil and Weight Watchers’ CEO Mindy Grossman were just some of the luminaries that voiced their strong support for this massive, yet urgently needed, goal.

Global Wellness Institute Launches Wellness Moonshot: Destination – A World Free of Preventable Disease

Call to action to eradicate chronic, preventable disease unites health and wellness industries; Wellness Moonshot gained immediate support of health and wellness leaders, including Dr. Richard H. Carmona, 17th Surgeon General of the United States

Wellness Moonshot announced by GWI at the 2017 Global Wellness Summit

Lifestyle related diseases and the continuously skyrocketing cost of healthcare are creating a global crisis that is affecting us both physically and mentally. The stark reality is that roughly 70% of all deaths each year are a result of preventable diseases (CDC), while the global cost of largely preventable chronic disease could reach $47 trillion by 2030, according to the World Economic Forum. On the opening day of the 2017 Global Wellness Summit, health and wellness leaders united behind the first global commitment to achieve a world free of preventable disease, a moonshot that is arguably as urgent as it is massive in scope.


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