From Bonnaroo to Burning Man, Carnival to Coachella, the thriving festival circuit promises to fill any enthusiast’s calendar, with the only limiting factor being lack of funds or perhaps lack of sleep. Last year 32 million people attended a music festival in the U.S. alone – that’s more than the population of Texas1. But as […]
Ours is a world where every kind of “wellness” imaginable is explored and promoted, whether physical, mental, spiritual, environmental or workplace. But meaningful conversations about, and approaches to improve, sexual wellbeing have been seriously left out of the equation. On the one hand we live in a sex-saturated world: bombarded with hyper-sexualized images and impossible […]
As reported in our 2016 Spa & Wellness Trends Report, the subject of sexual wellbeing is no longer taboo. The LGBT rights movement, a new wave of feminism and the open mindset of a younger generation are fueling new, honest conversations about sexual wellness. Today, spas and wellness retreats are offering programs to help people heal sexual issues and proactively embrace and improve their sexual health and happiness.
Surfer fitness, role play during sex, and the best way to give dad “nothing” for Father’s Day.
Mark down these top wellness festivals—much like Coachella or Burning Man, except here, your health is the headliner.
Here’s a look at a handful of Virtuoso partners supporting two of the more popular wellness travel trends.
Each year before issuing the New Year’s top 10, we review last year’s trends and assign ourselves a grade using the familiar A = Excellent to F = Failure grading system.
Just finished our New York media event and a well-attended webinar announcing the new Top 10 SpaFinder Wellness Trends Forecast for 2013.
Our full 60+-page report is hot off the press!
Here is the future. Medical = drugs/surgery = expensive. Wellness = prevention = less expensive. While a visit to spa and wellness destinations may not magically turn someone from unhealthy to healthy, they can help people change directions.
Spa Trends 2012 Revisited: Vibration, Sound, Music, Light & Color Therapies: Grade “A” for us, Grade “F” for …”
One sign that this emphasis on senses is a trend (not that I think this is a good sign) is how often spas and brands are using the term “sense” in their name.
“Hot” is the spa world’s age-old weapon to make people relax, sweat, detoxify and draw blood to the surface. But now spas are bravely stepping out into the cold.