Recommend, in partnership with the
Wellness Tourism Association, is proud to present the Wellness Travel Survey. We’re asking travel advisors to speak on wellness travel, a growing and important segment in the travel industry. As a special thank you, one (1) of five (5) travel advisors will receive $50 gift certificates to Amazon.
The results of the survey will be released in the July issue of Recommend, and in a special Wellness Travel White Paper released on July 25. We will also be conducting a webinar based on the results with the Wellness Tourism Association and Travel Advisors who are experts in Wellness Travel on
July 25, 2019 at 1 pm EST. Defining a wellness vacation: A wellness vacation is wellness travel powered by a wellness-focused intention. Wellness vacations are typically self-directed with the traveler setting his or her own timetable and schedule. They may also include a wellness retreat. (source: Wellness Tourism Association industry Glossary) 1. How much of your sales is dedicated to wellness travel? * 76 to 100 percent 51 to 75 percent 26 to 50 percent 0 to 25 percent 2. How much are your wellness clients spending per person when they take a wellness vacation? * Less than $2,000 $2,500 to $4,000 $4,500 to $6,000 $6,500 to $8,000 $8,500 to $10,000 $10,000+ 3. How likely are your wellness clients to take a wellness-focused vacation in the next six months? * Very likely Likely Undecided Unlikely Very unlikely 4. Of your clients, which gender is booking more wellness vacations? * Women Men 5. Of your clients booking wellness vacations, what’s the predominant age group? * 20 to 25 26 to 35 36 to 45 46 to 55 55 to 63 64 to 73 73+ 6. What’s the average number of nights spent on a wellness vacation? * 1-3 nights 4-6 nights 7-13 nights 14+ nights 7. What are the must-haves for your clients while on a wellness vacation? * A variety of healthy food options A range of fitness activities Spa treatments Yoga & similar activities, such as tai chi Communing with nature Meditation 8. When your clients take a wellness vacation, with whom do they generally prefer to travel? * Solo Solo to meet up with a like-minded person With a significant other Friends Family 9. What are your clients’ main goals when booking a wellness vacation? * General, overall reboot Weight loss Digital Detox Yoga & Meditation Spiritual connection with oneself Spa treatments overload Stress-free for a few days 10. Which international destination are your clients booking for their wellness vacation? * 11. Which U.S.-based resort are your clients booking for their wellness vacation? * 12. Which resort/hotel do you recommend outside of the U.S. for a wellness getaway? * 13. Which type of accommodations do your clients expect when on a wellness vacation? * Top-of-the-line luxury with spa facilities A fitness-oriented resort One with access to many outdoor activities One near the ocean One near the mountains One where they can better commune with nature for meditation 14. Which of these wellness-focused retreats do you think will be most popular in coming years? * Sugar Detox Noise Detox Sleep Performance Retreats Visiting Masters — teachers, therapists, healers in different areas of wellbeing who lead workshops Girls’ Getaways 15. Why do you think wellness clients come to you to book their travel? * The information a client finds on the Internet is overwhelming Travel advisors offer the best prices Travel advisors offer expert advice Travel advisors can provide added value Travel advisors have access to places/experiences consumers don’t have access to Clients don’t have the time to put a trip together A travel advisor is there if something goes wrong during the trip 16. How do you market to your wellness clients? *
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One entry per travel advisor. First Name * Last Name * Street Address * City * State * Zip/Postal Code * Phone Number * Job Title * Organization * Email Address *
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