What happens when 600+ experts — leaders in travel, spa, beauty, fitness, nutrition, technology, medical and architecture worlds — from 40+ nations gather to debate the future of wellness trends?
Global Wellness Summit concludes that 2018 will be the watershed backlash year against big tech, revealing negative effects that 24/7 digital and social media connection may have on our brains and happiness.
Will we be seeking no Wi-Fi destinations, going off the grid, and setting boundaries on screen time?
A 90-page report (summarized here) on wellness trends for 2018 and beyond has been issued. Takeaways include increased interest in digital detox-themed vacations for families, couples and individuals.
“People just want to relax their minds, leave technology in the off position for a few days…to focus on their own well-being,” said travel advisor Dori Cameron of Georgia-based WanderMore Travel.
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