How to design hotels for wellness tourism

The needs of hotel guests are ever evolving, and the hospitality industry continues to adapt to meet their demands. Today’s travelers are exceedingly focused on healthy living and expect to maintain their wellness lifestyle when traveling. Wellness isn’t just the physical aspect of a balanced wellbeing, it also encompasses beauty, healthy diet, relaxation, stress relief and meditation. All these elements should be considered when designing a hotel.

In a recent Spafinder Wellness 365 consumer survey, travelers indicated they are looking to have more wellness options in their destinations, such as healthier food, spa/massage, nature experiences, eco-conscious properties, gyms with cardio and weights, healthy sleep programs and meditation/mindfulness programming.

The focus on wellness design has become an extension of sustainable design that many hospitality brands are embracing. Read more

By: Jonathan Nehmer (AIA, ISHC, president of Jonathan Nehmer + Associates, Inc)

The above is an extract of the original article available at: HNN

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