The future’s bright (young things)

The future of wellness and wellness tourism is a key theme in the Global Spa and Wellness Summit this year.  What better way to look to the future than to tap into the energy, creativity of young people. As a mum to two now-grown-up children I...

Good for the soul

With only a few days to go before the start of the Global Spa and Wellness Summit, I am taking the opportunity to experience seeing this wonderful country. India is the home of the ashram and a country that has inspired many a spiritual journey...

When water is a life-changer

World Health Organisation figures published this year show that drinking-water coverage in 2011 remained at 89%, leaving 768 million people to rely on unimproved drinking water sources. Despite many improvements in the past 20 years, the issue of clean water supply remains one of the...

Green light for sustainability

Costas Christ is a man with a vision: to keep sustainable tourism at the top of the worldwide agenda. With a lifetime of travelling – more than 130 countries – behind him, Costas has long been championing the cause of responsible travel and the importance...

What have the Romans ever done for us?

To an Ancient Roman, the concept of a spa with medicine as its raison d’etre would be old news.  In fact, some historians believe that we were using the healing properties of spring water as long ago as the Bronze Age.  So with one of...

GSWS: Leading by example

The Global Spa and Wellness Summit is always an inspiring event, and one of the most energising parts is hearing from those who have done extraordinary things with their lives. One of those people is Bonnie St John.  She is a Harvard and Oxford graduate,...

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