2023 TRENDS: The Future of Wellness Press Event
Held at Remedy place, a social wellness club in Chelsea, Manhattan, the GWS Trends for 2023 were eagerly awaited. Media from New York and press from around the country and internationally gathered to hear the latest trends that will shape the industry over the coming year. Susie Ellis gave a short introduction to the Global […]
The Future of Wellness 2021
Hollywood and the Entertainment Industries Jump into Wellness
Wellness will become a bigger, more meaningful programming focus as Big Media digests the huge cultural force wellness has become and offers it to all. Smart TVs offer wellness ‘channels’ on their home screens while wellness companies become TV studios: meditation-apps, Calm and Headspace, recently scored TV shows, translating their meditative experiences into immersive television. Celebrities are all over wellness, not just as spokespeople but as company founders and major investors.
Global Wellness Summit releases their trends report: ‘The Future of Wellness 2021’
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) today released its top nine wellness trends for 2021, the new directions that the organization believes will have the most meaningful impact on the multitrillion global wellness industry. The trends were presented at a virtual press event attended by thousands worldwide.
2020 Global Wellness Trends
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American Spa presents its trend report for 2020
Compiling the Trend Report each year is one of our favorite activities, and one in which the American Spa team takes great pride in. It’s a compilation of a year scouring trade shows, attending events, meeting industry bellwethers, delving into studies and reports, and more to come up with 10 noteworthy trends we think are making an impact. What’s interesting this year, much like the wellness industry itself, is that the final list is a very cool blend of old and new.
9 attributes that any wellness destination should have, according to the Wellness Tourism Association
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.
2019 Global Spa & Wellness Trends
Each year, the Global Wellness Summit (GWS) identifies new trends that will have a meaningful impact on the $4.2 trillion wellness industry
Well Fashion – Way Beyond Athleisure
A new era of sustainable, ethical, intelligent, healing, more inclusive and meaningful clothing is on the rise.
The greedy, throwaway fashion machine has a disastrous impact on the environment and humans: the waste, the pollution and the garment workers (mostly women). Less than 1% of clothing material is ever recycled. This model creates a staggering 1.2 billion tons of greenhouse gas emissions annually and dumps 20% of all global wastewater.
Wellness Tourism Association predicts the top wellness travel trends for 2019
Celebrating its first-year anniversary, and following the release of its first survey on Wellness Vacations, the Wellness Tourism Association (WTA) polled its members to find out the top wellness travel trends for 2019.
Global Wellness Summit announces ‘8 Wellness Trends for 2019’
When 650 wellness experts from 50 nations gather to debate the future of wellness, a uniquely informed and global view of trends unfolds. That’s what transpired at the recentGlobal Wellness Summit (GWS), which brought together leaders from the medical, travel, spa, beauty, fitness, nutrition, technology, financial and architecture worlds to debate where wellness is headed.
Highlights from the Global Wellness Summit
Growth of the industry to 4.2 Trillion
The global wellness industry grew 12.8% in the last two years, from a $3.7 trillion market in 2015 to $4.2 trillion in 2017. The 2018 Global Wellness Economy Monitor released new data on the ten markets that comprise the global wellness economy providing fresh evidence that wellness remains one of the world’s biggest and fast-growing industries.
From 2015-2017, the wellness economy grew 6.4% annually, nearly twice as fast as global economic growth (3.6%)
Wellness expenditures ($4.2 trillion) are now more than half as large as total global health expenditures ($7.3 trillion)
The wellness industry now represents 5.3% of global economic output
Stem Cells and Skin Care
Aestheticians today are faced with a plethora of new products claiming to improve the skin. How do we differentiate between the hype and what can really help?
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