Wellness tourism was on the rise before the COVID-19 pandemic shut down travel worldwide, accounting then for 17% of tourism across the world.

Now, whether it’s virtual visits or promoting connecting with nature, travel providers and resorts are adapting to the new normal when it comes to wellness tourism.

This article outlines some initiatives such as resorts inviting guests to experience the resort digitally while they are self-quarantined, and understanding that wellness is very holistic.

According to the Global Wellness Summit, top 10 trends include an emphasis on sleep, the latest mattresses, nap pods, and “sleep ice cream”, along with connecting with nature during social distancing.

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