Over 45 nations gathered at the 8th annual Global Spa & Wellness Summit (GSWS) in Marrakech, Morocco last week, shining a spotlight on the future of WELLNESS. “This year’s GSWS agenda included futurists, marketing gurus, and, of course, spa and wellness experts. The journey we took together into our future was full of game changers, and we’ve identified some major shifts that will impact how we will approach wellness in the future.
The Global Spa & Wellness Summit (GSWS) is an international organization representing senior executives and leaders joined by a common interest in driving economic development and understanding of the spa and wellness industries. Delegates from diverse sectors, including hospitality, tourism, health and wellness, beauty, finance, medical, real estate, manufacturing and technology attend the organization’s annual Summit, held in a different host country each year and attracting delegates from over 45 countries. After just seven years, the GSWS is now considered the leading global research and educational resource for the spa and wellness industry. It’s known for introducing major industry initiatives such as the Global Wellness Tourism Congress, whose global forums bring public and private stakeholders together to chart the course of the fast-growing wellness travel sector, and WellnessEvidence.com, the world’s first online portal to the medical evidence for common wellness approaches. For more information, visit www.gsws.org.