Travelers are paying $1,400 per night to stay at resorts with on-site therapists and shelling out more than $5,000 for weekend ‘wellness summits.’

As the wellness industry continues its explosive growth, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that it’s now expanding into another huge industry: tourism.

Wealthy travelers are ditching the beach parties and all-night clubbing and instead spending their money on wellness summits, spirituality retreats, and resorts that focus on self-care, which has turned “wellness tourism” into a $639 billion industry, according to the 2018 Global Wellness Tourism Economy study.

While yoga retreats are nothing new, the growth of the wellness-tourism industry has been skyrocketing in recent years, with the industry expected to be worth $919 billion by 2022. There’s now even a Wellness Tourism Association that was launched in January 2018 by a group of wellness-industry executives.

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