A place of escape from one’s normal daily life, offering both spa and wellness for mind, body and spirit, overall healthy lifestyle techniques and practices, including nutrition, a full programme of fitness (gym, yoga etc). A place of retreat for guests seeking to be re-energised whilst also nurtured.
A day spa is a business which provides a variety of services for the purpose of improving health, beauty and relaxation, through treatments such as facials, massages, etc. Typically, a guest will visit a Day Spa without requiring accommodation.
An eco-spa is a spa with full spa facilities that may be constructed using sustainable woods such as bamboo, energy-efficient lighting, heating and insulation, recycled or reclaimed furniture or décor. The spa or property may also offer eco related programmes.
This category is open to those companies that combine proven expertise with on the ground specialist knowledge and relationships, to give the spa and wellness tourism consumer the best value for money and the best spa and wellness holiday experiences.
This category is open to travel agencies who focus purely on the niche market of wellness tourism providing the consumer with the best value for money and the best overall luxury wellness holiday experiences around the world.