JUL 2017

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[28] • # dayspamagazine • july 2017 How fi ve standout spa properties are paving the path to guests' health. By Vicki Arkoff Wellness Destination: COURTESY SPARKLING HILL RESORT AND SPA W ellness is no longer a buzzword, but rather a solemn oath for an increasing percentage of the health-conscious public. According to the Global Wellness Institute, the worldwide wellness industry is a $3.7 trillion market. Of that total, $99 billion is attributed to the spa industry, $119 billion to the wellness lifestyle real estate sector, $542 billion to the fi tness and mind- body category, and a whopping $563 billion to the steadily growing wellness tourism category.* To serve the booming market for genuine wellness services, a rising number of progressive spas are capitalizing on the movement with innovative and comprehensive wellness packages—led by experts in the fi eld—that go beyond lip service. These incorporate everything from medical assessments, fi tness programs, nutritional advice, cooking classes, mind-body therapies, group discussion sessions and, of course, spa treatments that nurture the body and soul. Here, DAYSPA picks the brains of managers and operators at top wellness facilities in North America to fi nd out more about their latest popular packages. * Numbers refl ect an overlap in segments. Source: Global Wellness Economy Monitor, January 2017.

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