Access to alternative therapies through spas and wellness centres


The spa industry has changed dramatically over the last years. Our industry is no longer defined by luxurious facilities merely concerned with pampering their guests. Today, modern spas and wellness centres have become important sources of complementary therapies where guests can satisfy their increasing demands for preventive treatments and healthy lifestyles. The following article will give you an idea of how we got there and why we think this will continue to be a popular trend within our industry.


Brand shifting targets spa and wellness


We live in a hectic world whose frantic rhythm is affecting the lives of millions of people all over the globe. From stress-related problems to childhood obesity, our current environment seems to be out of control. However, the good news is that there is an increasing awareness among people regarding the need to improve their lifestyles.

Thanks to such awareness, the spa and wellness industries have been redefining their service offering. Not only by stressing the preventive approach and health benefits our treatments and therapies can offer but also by forging different partnerships with different actors within the healthcare industry.

Similarly, different brands across the world are jumping into the spa and wellness wagon to meet the needs of our hectic world and transform the increasing demands for healthier lifestyles into profitable business opportunities. In the following lines, we would like to discuss brand shifting and the positive impact it has in our field.


Healthcare Systems Fighting Obesity: The Spa Industry a Perfect Ally


This month, we have been discussing some of the trends that are set to define our industry in 2013. In one way or the other, every single post we have shared with you this year includes a reference to one of the most challenging health issues of our time: Obesity. Whether we talk about the fragmentation of healthcare systems around the world or the continuing rise of family-based services within the spa industry, the current obesity problem offers a business opportunity that could push our industry further down the prevention road.

In this article, we will take a look at the dramatic scenario surrounding obesity in the UK, the main structural obstacle that prevents healthcare systems from finding solutions to the problem, and some of the best actions we can take to start changing the current situation. Let’s take a closer look.