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  • Sleep tight!

    Sleep tight!

    A good night’s sleep is important for emotional, physical and mental wellbeing especially in our fast-paced lifestyles. There is an increasing number of therapies and products to help induce this much needed slumber. Hastings Hotels have introduced a natural therapy …
  • Needles at the ready for a Fair Isle escape

    Needles at the ready for a Fair Isle escape

    Perfect for relaxing, distressing and enjoying the surrounding countryside, ECT Travel is offering a Shetland Knitting tour with expert, Alison Crowther-Smith. Guests can experience the magic and history of Northern Scotland while learning the traditional Fair Isle knitting technique in …
  • New England rated a healthy choice

    New England rated a healthy choice

    Three New England states are listed as the top 10 healthiest American states according to a new report.   Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire have been listed in the top 10 healthiest US states. The 28th annual report from the United Health …
  • The Next Big Thing in Wellness – Costa Rica 2018

    The Next Big Thing in Wellness – Costa Rica 2018

    The Costa Rica Tourism Board has launched a new tourism strategy for 2018 – ‘Wellness Pura Vida’ – a new ethos that redefines what it means to look after the body and soul.  According to the World Health Organization, “burnout”, the state of …
  • Connect with the cosmic energy of ancient Peru

    Connect with the cosmic energy of ancient Peru

    From healing spa treatments using indigenous Andean plants and herbs, to cleansing ceremonies bathed in nature and mystical culture, the Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel is offering its guests the opportunity to awaken and nourish mind, body and soul. The hotel’s …
  • Art of Aufguss Workshop at Rudding Park

    Art of Aufguss Workshop at Rudding Park

    Rudding Park Spa is introducing the UK’s first Art of Aufguss Workshops under the  tuition of Sauna Meister, Lay Pang Ong. Recognised as a leading wellness practice across Europe, it involves a Master of Aufguss using essential oils to create …
  • Chewing Over A Modern Mayr Cure at Park Igls, Austria

    Chewing Over A Modern Mayr Cure at Park Igls, Austria

    My happiest New Year fantasy is to wake up back at the Park Igls Hotel in the Austrian Tyrol, all set to be cosily eased into a Modern Mayr Cure – making me healthier, fitter & thinner for 2018! The …
  • The ‘Ayurbodha’ treatment in Kerala

    The ‘Ayurbodha’ treatment in Kerala

     Introducing ‘Ayurbodha’, a new offering from Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) aimed at blending tourism and the knowledge of Ayurveda. Under this new initiative, the traveller can stay at any of the KTDC resorts located in Kerala and learn about …
  • The Caribbean to reinvigorate wellness tourism

    The Caribbean to reinvigorate wellness tourism

    The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has declared 2018 the Year of Wellness and Rejuvenation in the Caribbean. “For those who focus on renewing body and spirit, the options are virtually endless; from beachfront workouts and yoga retreats, to wellness resorts …
  • Cliveden is honoured to back on the spa scene

    Cliveden is honoured to back on the spa scene

    Cliveden Spa, was awarded the accolade of ‘Best New or Back on the Scene Luxury Spa’ in the annual Condé Nast Johansens 2018 Awards for Excellence. The opening of The Cliveden Spa in July 2017 marked the completion of a …