In recent years, Americans have made strides towards better health.
As they’ve become more discriminate about the food they eat and the way they spend their time, interest in wellness travel is also on the rise. According to the most recent research from the Global Wellness Institute, wellness travel is a $489 billion global market, with an approximate 10% annual growth since 2012. It is more than a passing trend – wellness tourism is booming.
The pursuit of optimum wellness and work-life balance have become a popular objective through incentive travel. Wellness travel opportunities show that leadership cares about the overall health and happiness of their employees and clients, ultimately enhancing performance in the workplace. In addition, travelers are looking to unplug, slow down and find relief from their hectic schedules, demanding commitments and life’s stresses. In their incentive travel programs, people are now requesting nutritious meals, indulgent spa services, and fitness experiences more and more. Anything from guided hiking tours to group exercise classes, and outdoor sports to yoga provide opportunities to rejuvenate and build team comradery.
In recent incentive programs, Ascent Performance Group has coordinated wellness opportunities such as a tennis round robin tournament or relaxing spa experience, just to name a few. Walking group tours or guided hikes of outdoor destinations, as well as water sports and group adventures are also popular, healthy activities. Contact us today to discuss how we can provide wellness services as part of your next incentive travel package.