The Hottest New Travel Trends

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The future of tourism includes ultra-health-conscious hotels, a surge in river cruises, abundant choices for medical trips—and sky nannies.

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The concept of “wellness” has become a mainstay in travel. An entire section of the ITB trade show was given over to hotels where you can pamper yourself while improving your health. Dr. Elisabeth Ixmeier, founder of Healing Hotels of the World, extolled the healing virtues of some of her member properties, including Kamalaya on Koh Samui island in Thailand and Rancho La Puerta in Mexico. “As another example, to lose weight with strict discipline and medical oversight, we might refer you to Lanserhof in Austria,” she says. Something more sybaritic? Ixmeier suggests Ananda (pictured), a tranquil destination spa in the Himalayas, near Rishikesh, India.

 

 

 

The Hottest New Travel Trends

Healing Vacations

The concept of “wellness” has become a mainstay in travel. An entire section of the ITB trade show was given over to hotels where you can pamper yourself while improving your health. Dr. Elisabeth Ixmeier, founder of Healing Hotels of the World, extolled the healing virtues of some of her member properties, including Kamalaya on Koh Samui island in Thailand and Rancho La Puerta in Mexico. “As another example, to lose weight with strict discipline and medical oversight, we might refer you to Lanserhof in Austria,” she says. Something more sybaritic? Ixmeier suggests Ananda (pictured), a tranquil destination spa in the Himalayas, near Rishikesh, India.

 

 

 

Courtesy of Healing Hotels of the World
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