Timing is of the essence

Louie Schwartzberg has been on a 30-year mission: to bring the beauty of the natural world to life. His art is to use time and distance to enable us to capture those things in the natural world that we might be unaware of or be...

Tibet’s treatment tradition

The concept of a holistic approach to health and healing is relatively new in the western world, yet in the Indian sub-continent it is a system that can be traced back 3,000 years. One of the best known is ayurvedic medicine, and I can testify that...

The future’s bright (young things)

The future of wellness and wellness tourism is a key theme in the Global Spa and Wellness Summit this year.  What better way to look to the future than to tap into the energy, creativity of young people. As a mum to two now-grown-up children I...

Good for the soul

With only a few days to go before the start of the Global Spa and Wellness Summit, I am taking the opportunity to experience seeing this wonderful country. India is the home of the ashram and a country that has inspired many a spiritual journey...

When water is a life-changer

World Health Organisation figures published this year show that drinking-water coverage in 2011 remained at 89%, leaving 768 million people to rely on unimproved drinking water sources. Despite many improvements in the past 20 years, the issue of clean water supply remains one of the...

Green light for sustainability

Costas Christ is a man with a vision: to keep sustainable tourism at the top of the worldwide agenda. With a lifetime of travelling – more than 130 countries – behind him, Costas has long been championing the cause of responsible travel and the importance...

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