Elevate your Senses
Wellness travel changes lives, and it’s all about rejuvenation! It’s travel for the purpose of promoting health and well-being through physical, psychological, and spiritual activities. Medical testing is now becoming a major component of a true wellness center. It’s no longer just about getting a good massage rather about how to eat better, sleep better, exercise better and live longer!
Wellness travel is the fastest growing travel trend for 2016 however it is a trend that shows no signs of letting up. From baby boomers to millennials more and more are focusing on adopting healthier lifestyles. In fact this niche market is slated to grow twice as fast as any other sector. And just think about the kids today that are glued to their iPads, phones and TV’s. It’s the year of well-being and integrated wellness is the word!
Wellness travelers take vacations integrating not only physical training at a gym or spa but can also include anything they find enjoyable. Are you a foodie looking to incorporate menus with healthier choices, reduced portion sizes and restricted use of high-sodium and high-sugar products? Then a wine and food valley hike in Napa may be the medicine of choice. Perhaps it’s trail running, hiking, swimming, mountain biking, or skiing. Are you looking for a Mayan detox in Mexico or do you prefer zip-lining in Costa Rica? Maybe it’s learning how to meditate or simply stretching and re-alignment. A health and wellness vacation is a great way to deal with stress and anxiety.
Hotel chains have even jumped on the bandwagon with offerings like wake-up light therapy, air purification systems, living walls, in-room training zones and celebrity fitness trainers. Waiting on a flight? “Leading-edge airports, including Chicago O’Hare International, San Francisco International and Heathrow in London, are now offering quiet rooms where passengers can practice yoga and meditation.
On your marks-get set-GO! Call one of our health and wellness specialists today to discuss options that are best suited for you and if you haven’t heard, 50 is the NEW 30!