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Primary wellness tourists travel entirely for wellness purposes while secondary wellness tourists engage in wellness-related activities as part of a trip. Secondary wellness tourists constitute the significant majority 87 percent of total wellness tourism trips and expenditures 85 percent.
Wellness travelers may seek procedures or treatments using conventional, alternative, complementary, herbal, or homeopathic medicine. Hotels and hospitality[ edit ] Almost 17 million 40 percent  of US hotel guests seek to maintain a healthy lifestyle while traveling.
Typical programs emphasize lifestyle improvement, prevention, or health screening. Hospital and hotel partnerships often support these programs.
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There is debate over whether wellness tourism can, by definition, involve a visit to a hospital, clinic, or physician's office. Some promoters of wellness tourism define all wellness travel services as delivered outside medical facilities in spas, health promotion or wellness centers, resorts, or hotels.
These retreats are themed and designed for the specific participants.
Cruise and spas[ edit ] As health and wellness is becoming a growing reason for people to travel across the globe, cruise ships are increasingly gaining popularity. Spas on cruise ships can help make the voyage more relaxing and pleasurable.
Numerous cruise ships are available today that provide spa and wellness treatments on board. The top five countries alone United States, Germany, Japan, France, Austria account for more than half the market 59 percent of expenditures.
The US is the top destination for inbound international wellness tourism, with 7. Europe and high-income Asian countries are primary sources of wellness tourists traveling to the US. Americans and Canadians receive—and take—few vacation days compared to workers in other countries making domestic, weekend trips the most popular wellness travel option.
Thermal resorts and hotels in Turkey and Hungary cater to wellness tourists, many of whom are subsidized by host countries such as Norway and Denmark seeking to mitigate costs of medical procedures for patients with chronic conditions requiring expensive surgeries.
Latin America-Caribbean[ edit ] Latin America-Caribbean is the fourth largest region for wellness tourism in terms of number of trips and expenditures. Domestic tourism accounts for about 71 percent of wellness tourism trips, and 54 percent of wellness tourism expenditures.
Middle East and Africa[ edit ] The Middle East and Africa are currently the smallest regions for wellness tourism, where international tourists account for the majority of wellness trips and wellness expenditures.
The Middle East has a long tradition of bathing associated with Turkish baths, and some older facilities are being modernized to serve spa-bound tourists.
Tourism in general is on the rise in the region, and governments and private developers have been investing heavily in facilities and amenities, especially those oriented to the wealthy traveler. In Africa, wellness tourism is concentrated in a few regions and is dominated by international tourists.
South Africa reports significant domestic wellness tourism. Tunisia and Morocco have a well-developed resort spa sector primarily serving leisure vacationers from Europe.
Criticism[ edit ] Wellness tourism advocates suggest that vacations improve physical well-being, happiness, and productivity, citing that health-oriented trips give travelers a fresh perspective and positively affect creativity, resilience, problem solving, and capacity for coping with stress.RACAP Series on Culture and Tourism in Asia CASE STUDY ON THE EFFECTS OF TOURISM ON CULTURE AND THE ENVIRONMENT NEPAL Chitwan-Sauraha and Pokhara-Ghandruk Like in most developing countries of the world, tourism in many Asian countries is also conceived as a powerful means of attracting the coveted foreign exchange and an easy means of.
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