One of the objectives of the GWI is to initiate, gather, and trumpet quality industry research. All our research is available for free to the public, and therefore we rely on sponsorship to underwrite the work. Our research sponsors understand well the value of supporting research, both as a service to the public and a business decision, as sponsors receive visibility throughout the year and are forever linked to the important work of the Institute. Please click here for more information about sponsoring research.

In addition to conducting our own in-house research, the Global Wellness Institute supports and partners with organizations and thought leaders who conduct research on a variety of wellness topics. While these research and findings may not represent the views of the Global Wellness Institute, we are committed to sharing different viewpoints and global research that stimulate thoughtful and rigorous discussions to help empower wellness worldwide.

 

Existing Research Available for Download:

Global Wellness Tourism Economy, November 2018

GWI unveiled its groundbreaking Global Wellness Tourism Economy study in 2013, bringing attention to wellness tourism worldwide and defining it as “travel associated with the pursuit of maintaining or enhancing one’s personal wellbeing.” The new 100-page edition is packed with more regional and national data and trends analysis than ever before – including, for the first time, the spending premiums for wellness travelers (both inbound and domestic) for dozens of countries and the national tourism boards worldwide that are actively promoting wellness tourism. Sponsored by: AccorHotels, Biologique Recherche, BodyHoliday, Booker by MINDBODY, Cannuka, Canyon Ranch, Herbalife Nutrition, Lake Austin Spa Resort, Miraval and exhale, OM4 Organic Male, Performance Health, PURE, Rancho La Puerta, Serenbe, Six Senses, Subz3ro, The Hydrafacial Company, Universal Companies, Westin Hotels & Resorts.

Additional information available here.


$45 plus shipping and taxes

Global Wellness Economy Monitor, October 2018

Since its 2014 inaugural report, the Global Wellness Economy Monitor has become the go-to source of comprehensive global wellness economy data for business leaders, researchers and the media. The 2018 report provides updated figures for the ten industry segments that comprise the global wellness economy: fitness and mind-body; healthy eating, nutrition and weight loss; personal care, beauty and anti-aging; preventative and personalized medicine and public health; spa economy; thermal/mineral springs; traditional and complementary medicine; wellness real estate; wellness tourism; and workplace wellness. The report includes a comprehensive, updated picture of the size, scope, and growth trends/projections for the global wellness economy, in-depth regional-level analysis, trends and data for six global regions and more. Sponsored by: AccorHotels, Biologique Recherche, BodyHoliday, Booker by MINDBODY, Cannuka, Canyon Ranch, Herbalife Nutrition, Lake Austin Spa Resort, Miraval and exhale, OM4 Organic Male, Performance Health, PURE, Rancho La Puerta, Serenbe, Six Senses, Subz3ro, The Hydrafacial Company, Universal Companies, Westin Hotels & Resorts.

Additional information available here.


$45 plus shipping and taxes

Build Well to Live Well, January 2018

The first in-depth research to size and analyze the global and regional wellness lifestyle real estate and communities market. This Global Wellness Institute report shows fast market growth, from $134 to $180 billion from 2017-2022, with a current global pipeline of 740 projects that grows by the week. The 150+ page report is packed with information: from data on global and regional market sizes, price premiums, and consumer demand – to regional trends – to tools that help execute successful projects – to seven key trends that will shape the market’s future. Sponsored by: Canyon Ranch, Delos, iGetBetter Inc., Laphina Spa, LightStim, Rancho La Puerta, Rezilir Health, Seabourn, Serenbe, Six Senses, The BodyHoliday, Two Bunch Palms, Universal Companies.

Additional information available here.


$45 plus shipping and taxes

 

Beauty 2 Wellness, January 2018

A new two-part study undertaken by the Global Wellness Institute and Dr. Anjan Chatterjee from the University of Pennsylvania that addresses the fundamental question: how might beauty contribute meaningfully to wellness? The first study identifies the concepts bridging beauty and wellness, and the second analyzes the range and depth of biases against people with facial disfigurement, to overcome them. Together, these studies provide new evidence-based insights to mitigate the barriers between beauty and wellness and build new bridges to enhance the connection between them. Sponsored by: Biologique Recherché, [comfort zone], HydraFacial, Immunocologie, OM4 Organic Male, Performance Health.

Additional information available here.


$25 plus shipping and taxes

 

Wellness 2030, January 2018

A collaboration between the Global Wellness Institute and the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute in Switzerland, “Wellness 2030 – The New Technologies of Happiness” investigates how new technologies and techniques of self-optimization will transform the wellness market over the next dozen years. This new research report takes an in-depth look at today’s happiness providers, the wellness industry, while offering a radical vision for that industry’s future.

Additional information available here.

 

Global Wellness Economy Monitor, January 2017

This study updates the pioneering research that established the size of the global wellness economy in 2014. Comprising ten sectors, the wellness economy is now worth $3.7 trillion, represents 5% of global economic output, and is almost half the size of all global health expenditures. The research confirms the unstoppable momentum of the wellness economy as we predicted two years ago. Sponsored by: Biologique Recherche, Elemis, HydraFacial, Miraval, Performance Health, Spafinder Wellness, The BodyHoliday, Treatwell, Two Bunch Palms, Universal Companies.

Additional valuable links, including a PowerPoint Presentation of the report, is available here.


$45 plus shipping and taxes

 

Unlocking The Power of Company Caring, January 2016

Co-released by Everyday Health, Inc.

A recent survey of over 600 full-time workers in the U.S., conducted by Everyday Health in partnership with the Global Wellness Institute, took an in-depth look at the impact the work environment has on productivity, health and wellbeing. And the study found that increasing wellness in the workplace may be more easily within our grasp than commonly understood. It has less to do with ‘programs’ and much to do with authentic company ‘caring.’

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