This year’s Global Wellness Summit (GWS) was held Nov. 13-15 at The St. Regis Mexico City and gathered a record number of attendees from the many fields that constitute the wellness industry.
“The Mexico City Summit was a watershed moment, because passionate leaders from economics, medicine, government, technology, spa and wellness, travel, education and the arts came together to debate how to bring preventative health into our chronic-disease- and healthcare-cost-burdened world — much like when the world first came together in Kyoto to declare solidarity against climate change,” said Susie Ellis, chairman and CEO of GWS.
In past years, the hospitality delegates at GWS seemed wary of the spa and wellness category; however, this year, the two fields were inseparable. According to summit experts, the emerging trend of employees working less and traveling more — especially in the U.S. and Asia — will help wellness tourism skyrocket even further than it has in the last few years.
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