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The name game: Defining wellness and well-being

Wellness has become the word du jour across industries beyond just hospitality, and its popularity has led to an explosion of variances when it comes to defining the term. When I say wellness, chances are you think of fitness, healthy eating, maybe even sleep or...

CBD is Quickly Changing the $4.2 Trillion Health and Wellness Market

As cannabidiol (CBD) just begins its cultural renaissance, the market could balloon to $22 billion by 2022, notes The Brightfield Group. One of the biggest industries – the $4.2 trillion wellness industry is already benefiting. The very healing properties of...

ROAD TRIP – Glen Ivy Hot Springs and Tom’s Farms in Temescal Canyon

Luxury is playing hooky as an adult and taking a weekday off to spend it relaxing at a day spa. Not any day spa, but Glen Ivy Hot Springs – a location long known to local Native American tribes for the mineral water sources to have spiritual powers to heal the body,...

5 Reasons You Should Consider CoolSculpting

1. It is safe. Cool Sculpting is the first of its kind that will actually freeze fat. Traditional techniques that we have used for fat reduction have been radiofrequency devices. Radiofrequency is great for skin tightening but has not proven to be as effective for fat...

Global Wellness Is Booming and Luxury Consumers Want to Travel Well

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar 13, 2019–MVI Marketing (MVI), a market research company specializing in luxury brands and their consumers, has announced the findings from its recent luxury wellness travel study. The online, quantitative research...

What is the FDA’s Role in Regulating CBD right now?

As a result of the 2018 Farm Bill, Hemp was officially removed from the Control Substances Act (CSA), defining it as a cultural commodity and no longer being classified a controlled substance like its plant cousin Marijuana. Following the recent passing of the 2018...

9 Best Spas in Bali

Indonesia has long been luring us to its tropical island for wellness—hosting us at hillside yoga retreats, overhauling our health through raw food consumption, and relaxing us amidst nature in its fullest glory. It’s not all sun salutations or blessings and chantings...

Lack of Inclusion in the Beauty/Spa and Wellness Industry

by: Sherrie Tennessee In honor of Black History Month Disney re-released the movie Black Panther in the theater for a free showing all month. I had the opportunity to see the movie again and as not so big Marvel fan that is a huge deal for me and especially my son....

How New Building Designs and Guest Services Transform the Industry

DALLAS—When it comes to designing and building hospitality projects in the United States and on a global scale, architecture and construction firms are breaking the norms. The move comes from shifting consumer preferences for leisure and business travel accommodations...