Just a five-minute ferry ride from the south terminal in Manhattan takes you across the water where the East River meets the Hudson. Enjoy views of the Statue of Liberty before arriving on Governors Island; this former military and coast guard base was transformed into a public space in 2005 and has welcomed guests attending […]
Celebrating over 20 years in business, having opened in 2002, Spa Natural Center has positioned itself as a leader in the Dominican Republic in the field of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and offers a range of holistic therapies. With indoor treatment rooms, garden palapas and beachfront cabañas, guests can select their ideal setting to enjoy […]
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 […]
My Perspective on a NEW New Era in Health & Wellness Richard Carmona, MD, Chief of Health Innovation, Canyon Ranch; 17th Surgeon General of the United States What we were told as children: ‘eating your greens’, ‘doing nice things’, and ‘going outside to play’ are good for you, but why? We all code our genes […]
The 2020 Global Wellness Summit was relocated to The Breakers in West Palm Beach, Florida, US after it became clear earlier in the year that the ongoing pandemic would prevent international travel for most. This first-ever hybrid event, has the potential to be a new model for conferences the world over, across industries. The summit seamlessly combined in-person keynotes with virtual presentations from speakers worldwide, with all sessions available to virtual delegates of the summit attending online. Those present at the summit could choose to sit at a regular banquet chair, positioned at a safe distance from the next, or a fitness ball, exercise bike or cross trainer (provided by Planet Fitness) allowing attendees to stay active during the summit and adding another ‘wellness element’ to the experience.
To support the recovery of the wellness tourism industry, the WTA surveyed consumers andcollected responses from 48 countries and territories.
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS), the foremost gathering of international leaders in the $4.5 trillion global wellness economy, today announced that its 2020 conference would move from Tel Aviv, Israel, to the US, by far the largest wellness market. It will now take place November 8–11 at The Breakers, an iconic hotel on 140 oceanfront acres in Palm Beach, FL, which has received numerous awards for its commitment to guest and employee wellness and diversity.
Grenadian Mocha Scrub
Created by Kisha John, spa supervisor
Blue Haven Spa
True Blue Bay Boutique Resort
Essential Oil Salt Scrub
By Jessica Gonzalez, marketing director
Harbour Village Bonaire
Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean
Cleansing Spa Facial
Created by Eduardo Pinet, spa director
The Spa at Las Ventanas
Las Ventanas al Paraíso, A Rosewood Resort
Los Cabos, Mexico
Playacar Palace is located at the southern edge of Playa del Carmen, conveniently positioned within walking distance to all the attractions in the central area of this popular destination. With its beachfront location, guests can enjoy long stretches of white sands alongside the community of Playacar and views across the water to Cozumel island.
With the wellness tourism sector spreading globally, geographic destinations around the world are seeking to position themselves on the radar of wellness-minded travelers from near and far. With booming growth as a backdrop, the Wellness Tourism Association(WTA) has unveiled a list of suggested assets and attributes that geographic destinations should possess as they seek to market themselves as “Wellness Destinations.”