Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Gym bunnies could be back on the treadmill as soon as July but simple pleasures like propping up the bar in the local pub or a leisurely buffet breakfast in a hotel could take longer to return from lockdown.
As online shopping continues to be a lifeline for many stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic, Facebook is announcing on Tuesday that it’s rolling out a new shopping feature on its namesake platform and Instagram. The new concept lets businesses upload a catalog of merchandise to a new “Facebook Shop,” accessible through the company’s Facebook page and Instagram profile.
If massages and treatments requiring touching are not permitted as travel reopens for business with strict health protocols in place, how will the multibillion wellness travel industry come out of the coronavirus crisis? Will wellness hospitality experiences continue to be sought after or will travelers prefer to bypass resort stays?
You’re sitting at the table eating dinner when you receive a notification. A woman wearing a light blue top fills the screen of your phone with a video message. “Hello, this is Diane in Dr. Halpern’s office,” the woman says. “The computer saw that your blood sugar and heart rate numbers went out of range yesterday and today.
Instagram has announced a new function that allows users to discover recommendations, tips and other content from a range of creators and organizations on the platform. Named “Guides,” the new feature will launch by focusing on wellness content, as Instagram aims to offer support for people struggling during the current coronavirus pandemic.
Nestlé is introducing a frozen line called Life Cuisine that responds to a shift in how people define wellness. The word, the company said, has evolved from calorie-conscious eating to a more holistic approach, the company said. Nestlé said the new brand caters to four consumer preferences: a low-carb lifestyle, high protein, meatless and gluten-free.
In the midst of a pandemic, faith-based wellness programs have been grounding for some religious followers.
This Works is launching into the CBD beauty market with a range of boosters to supercharge our skincare routines. The British brand is applying its expert knowledge and science-backed, clinically proven appeal to the buzzy ingredient, targeting wary consumers confused by overhyped claims in a now-saturated category.