Traveling for health or wellness purposes is nothing new. In fact, according to the Wellness Tourism Association, people have done so since the time of the Roman Baths.
Yet, fast-forward to today and a report by the Global Wellness Insitutefound that wellness tourism is now a booming $639 billion market. What’s more, it’s projected to reach $919 billion by 2022.
The same report states that world travelers made over 830 million wellness trips in 2017, representing 17% of all tourism revenues for that year.
It’s clear to see that this industry trend is on the rise. This is great news for vacation rental owners – in particular, those in destinations which boast easy access to nature, scenic hikes and other outdoor activities.