Welltodo Today: Wellness Travel Rebounds, Fitness Goes Back To Brick & Mortar, The Health Pitches That Raised Millions

Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.

New Year 2022 Travel Trends: The Rebound Of Wellness Tourism

The wellness tourism sector-which was decimated by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, like virtually every facet of the travel business-is enjoying a massive rebound, according to a recent report from the leading research and educational resource for the global wellness industry.

See the presentations that hot healthcare and biotech startups used to raise millions from top VCs

Startups have raised billions on the promise of disrupting healthcare. To win over investors, startups often present their businesses through a slide deck. Here are the presentations obtained by Insider that healthcare startups have used to raise millions. In the past few years, investors have bet billions on healthcare startups looking to disrupt the industry.

Peloton, Beachbody downgraded as fitness interest shifts from at-home to brick and mortar

CNBC’s Diana Olick reports on the shift in interest toward fitness stocks.

Live Updates: Elizabeth Holmes Found Guilty of Four Charges of Fraud

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of the failed blood testing start-up Theranos, was found guilty of four of 11 charges of fraud on Monday, in a case that came to symbolize the pitfalls of Silicon Valley’s culture of hustle, hype and greed.

New Zealand yoga industry suffers as anti-vax sentiment co-opts wellness industry

Many know Wanaka, a picturesque tourist town at the foot of New Zealand’s Southern Alps, for its most famous tree. The willow, which blooms uncannily from the glacial lake as if floating on water, represents different things for different people. For some, the miracles of a divine nature, for others, a marvel easily explained by science.

Inside a year at Peloton: from pandemic winner to HBO punchline

A dust-up over the reboot of HBO’s “Sex and the City” capped a tumultuous year for Peloton Interactive Inc., which saw its market value tumble as the company’s leaders struggled to gauge demand for its web-connected bikes. Heading into 2021, Peloton was racing to keep up with orders.

Out with the meat, in with the plants as world’s top chefs offer vegan menus

lexis Gauthier used to sell 20kg of foie gras a week. Now the chef, whose London-based restaurant became entirely vegan in 2021, only sells a plant-based version. Since becoming vegan, he admits, Gauthier Soho has “lost a lot of customers, sadly”.

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