The experts at the Global Wellness Summit have identified future directions for the $3.7 trillion industry, from a new focus on “silence” to the bold reinvention of sauna...
For modern day sojourners dealing with a range of illnesses, from gaut to skin conditions, to infertility, there is one luxury hotel in Bath with direct access to the thermal waters, occupying the two former hospitals.
Unsure where to head this winter? Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ has put together the ultimate sun vs snow guide to help make the decision easy. From Australia to Sri Lanka; the beach awaits in its full glory to help you forget about the winter waiting at home.
I ventured to Scandinave Spa Blue Mountain in Collingwood, Ontario on a cold and blustery winter day. “Shhhh” signs posted at the entrance remind guests to use their spa voices and turn off digital devices. The air smells of eucalyptus, and I glimpsed bathers in clouds of steam on my way in.
Host to the 2010 Winter Olympic Games and home to Whistler Blackcomb ski resort, Whistler is a bucket-list destination for many winter travelers. But did you know, it’s now the town’s summer activities that attract approximately 56% its 2.7 million visitors each year?
There’s some interesting research that suggests that travel and continual learning could slow down the signs of cognitive aging. If trying your hand at flying a plane isn’t quite your thing...how about learning to speak Spanish, or training to be a ski instructor, or yoga teacher?
“Nudity is obligatory,” said the man from Leukerbad’s tourism office when I enquired about one of the most intriguing hydrotherapy options in this Swiss spa town.
A country perhaps best known to North Americans as the extraordinary backdrop to reality TV show Survivor, Nicaragua is not commonly thought of as a dream destination. But things have changed in this Central American travel spot.
As the world prepares for the UN-declared International Year of Sustainable Tourism in 2017, what can we as travelers do to contribute to global goals on sustainability while planning our wellness travel adventures abroad?
Few places in the world live up to the phrase “you can have it all,” and Vancouver, British Columbia is that rare exception. It’s hard to believe that this gem of a city, with its temperate climate, is actually surrounded by snow-covered slopes dipping into beautiful marinas below. Vancouver is one of the few places in the world where it’s possible to ski in the morning and sail in the afternoon.