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Wellness for Hotels

Wellness has gone beyond being a trend. Guests now expect that hotels will accommodate and contribute to their health-conscious lifestyles. At the same time, there is still no consensus on how wellness should be ‘delivered’ to guests. In this ebook, we’ll look at the key drivers behind wellness, the psychographic of wellness devotees, the 7 key pillars of wellness and how hotels around the world are responding to changing expectations.

Key terms

Luxury

[noun] Referring to a state of great comfort, luxury is marked by six facets: rarity, expensiveness, quality, aesthetics, superfluousness, and ancestral heritage. The relative importance of these facets varies across cultures, and different consumermindsets.

Wellness

[noun] 1. The quality or state of being healthy in body and mind, especially as the result of deliberate effort. 2. A global industry valued at over $3.7 trillion, including wellness tourism, beauty/anti-ageing, nutrition, fitness, spa industry, preventative and personalized medicine, and workplace wellness.

Preventive Healthcare

[noun] Consists of measures taken for disease prevention, as opposed to disease treatment. Measures can include eating healthy, exercising regularly, avoiding tobacco, and receiving preventive services such as cancer screenings, preventive medical visits and vaccinations.

Instagrammable

[adjective] Refers to the quality of a photo and its worthiness of being posted to one’s Instagram account. A subjective measurement, that’s dependent on the photographic standards and style of a given user.

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