Wellness Travel Trends 2023 – the latest from GWI

Community-led Indigenous travel offerings are surging, with travellers seeking inclusive, sustainable, and regenerative experiences. Indigenous wellness practices, from purification ceremonies to food and nutrition, are becoming increasingly popular. Meanwhile, culturally rooted wellness experiences are booming globally, with resorts exploring new menus of from-the-source wellness, whether traditional Arabic and Islamic medicine in the Middle East or Druidry in England.

So, if you’re looking for a wellness travel experience that’s authentic, sustainable, and culturally sensitive, consider going to the source. Whether it’s to the boreal forests of Canada, the Australian Outback, or traditional ryokans in Japan, there are plenty of opportunities to immerse yourself in ancient healing practices and cultural knowledge.

India, the birthplace of yoga, is even set to open a new centre for traditional medicine, partnered by the World Health Organization. By embracing Indigenous travel and culturally rooted wellness experiences, you can support local communities and gain a deeper understanding of the world around you.