Small-group tour operator G Adventures has a new collection
of trips dedicated to wellness and adventure.
The wellness product line, the company's first new launch in
three years, offers more than 80 departures to 10 destinations across the
Americas, Europe and Asia. The first will depart on June 8, 2019, which is
Global Wellness Day.
The itineraries are organized around three primary pillars:
mindfulness, movement and nourishment.
Regular yoga sessions, intention-setting and healthy food
choices will be offered on all the programs. Some will also feature local
healing and mindfulness rituals such as a purification bath in Bali, a prayer
ceremony with monks in Nepal and an ashram stay in India.
"The wellness industry has skyrocketed in recent years,
and we've been taking note," said Ben Perlo, G Adventures' U.S. managing
director. "Data we reviewed from the Global Wellness Institute reports
that the wellness industry is now worth $3.7 trillion globally, with consumers
seeking new ways to alleviate stress, reduce illness and boost their personal
wellbeing. Plus, a full 50% of the more than 5,000 G Adventures customers we
recently polled expressed strong interest in taking a wellness adventure next
year. We designed these tours to meet this demand in a comfortable, inclusive
The tours will offer an upgraded service level that includes
more meals and activities in destinations such as Costa Rica, Colombia,
Patagonia, Peru, Iceland, Italy, Thailand, India, Indonesia and Nepal.
Prices range from $1,549 to $3,299.