Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Take a tour of the Goop cruise, where boozy vacationers lounged by the pool and dabbled in intuition classes
I went on Goop’s inaugural cruise in collaboration with Celebrity Cruises. The 5-day trip left from Miami and stopped in Cozumel and Costa Maya. For the most part, the ship and its amenities were typical of any cruise. Goop classes were promoted, but weren’t a central part of the trip.
By Thierry Malleret, economist Experts now predict that in wealthier nations, the future is at least partial working from home. “Remote-first” is fast gaining the upper hand because a) workers want it (people reject the wellbeing toll of commuting and want more agency over their work)-and b) research shows that it boosts productivity.
When gyms closed in March 2020, legacy fitness brands like Barry’s, Orange Theory, and AARMY-among many others-hustled to enter the digital market to make their offerings available to people at home. Now, as COVID-19 restrictions have loosened and allowed people to return to the gym, digital-first fitness brands that thrived over the past two years are looking to do the reverse and come with you to the gym.
A Boston startup called SOS is making machines that dole out tampons and other products in public restrooms, no quarters required.
Seeing the term “collagen” on your favorite snacks, skincare, haircare, and supplements 20 years ago was almost unheard of. The collagen craze has dominated the CPG space over the last decade and it doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. Historically, collagen was used to help treat inflammation for those who suffered from arthritis.
338 new gyms have opened in the UK since March 2019, in spite of the pandemic | Leisure Opportunities news
Eight of the top 20 private health club operators in the UK have grown their estates since 2019 – in spite of the pandemic – while three more have retained the same number of locations.