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Wellness travel isn’t just spa weekends and yoga retreats.  It’s an approach to travel that nourishes mind, body and spirit, which is important for people of all ages.  Read on to discover how you can adopt wellness travel in ways that will benefit everyone in your family. 1. Ask what they want to do. Your family will enjoy their vacation more if everyone participates in the planning.  Ask kids where they’d like to go and what they’d like to do while they’re there.  You don’t have to consent to all of their suggestions but at least allow them have a say. 2. Find something for everyone.  Once you’ve...

Anyone looking for a refreshing and luxurious getaway on Florida’s Gulf Coast will find the Ritz Carlton Sarasota an ideal destination.  From the hotel’s indulgent on-site spa to its own exclusive golf club, the Ritz Carlton provides a complete resort experience with 5-star service and amenities. Wellness-minded travelers will also appreciate Pure Rooms at the Ritz Carlton Sarasota, which help promote well-being and peace of mind.  Pure Rooms offer purified air, a hypoallergenic environment, and allergy-friendly bedding to help you to look, feel and be your best.  Recreation and relaxation abound at the Ritz Carlton, whether you’re planning a quiet afternoon for a massage...

Wellness travel has become a popular trend in recent years, encompassing everything from yoga classes to eco-tourism.  To better understand what this concept really means, we looked to the seven foundations of wellness (physical, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, social, environmental and occupational wellness) to see how these aspects of health relate to travel.  Read on to learn about wellness travel and what you can do to incorporate it into your next vacation or business trip. Physical.  Most of us understand what we need to do to take care of our physical health:  eat well, exercise regularly and get adequate sleep.  But these simple steps can become a...

Providing purified air and a hypoallergenic environment, Pure Rooms help wellness-minded travelers be their best away from home.  We’re excited to announce that these wellness rooms are available for the first time in Bucks County, Pennsylvania at the Sheraton in Langhorne. The wellness experience of Pure Rooms is designed to promote self-improvement and well-being when you travel.  The rooms eliminate contaminants and feature amenities like allergy-friendly bedding to help you look, feel and be your best.  For comfort and peace of mind, make Pure Rooms your guest room of choice. Health-conscious travelers can find these rooms at the Sheraton Bucks County, one of the premier...

Travel can really take a toll on your health and wellbeing.  Even when you’re on vacation, the physical and mental rigors of travel as well as the disruption of your normal routine can leave you feeling tired and worn out. But travel ought to be a rejuvenating experience.  It should be an opportunity to step back from daily life to reflect and to refresh your overall health and state of mind.  Try these tips during your next trip to get the most out of your time away from home and to be your best! 1. Use a small suitcase. These are easier to carry and help...

At Pure Wellness, we look to provide travelers with as many wellness  options in as many cities and destinations as possible.  We’re excited to announce that Sofitel, the Paris-based upscale hotel brand, has installed its first wellness rooms by Pure at the company’s exclusive downtown Chicago property. Sofitel is renowned for its unique brand of luxury, which interprets French art de vivre through sleek, modern architecture.  Designed by noted French architect Jean-Paul Viguier, the Sofitel Chicago is a striking, 32-floor glass tower that has left in impressive mark on the city’s skyline.  This bold, sophisticated design extends inside as well, where you’ll find posh yet playful furnishings and...

  We’re excited to announce that Pure Rooms are now available in Omaha!  The Omaha Marriott is the first hotel in the state to offer these rooms to travelers.  Centrally located near Interstate 80, the Omaha Marriott’s convenience to both downtown and the airport make this hotel an ideal opportunity to experience the comfort of Pure Rooms the next time you’re in the city. Whatever your reasons for visiting, the Omaha Marriott is perfect for both families and business travelers.  Those in town for work will appreciate the Marriott’s convenience to Omaha’s business community, which includes major corporations like TD Ameritrade, Cox Media and PwC.  Stay...

Whether you love winter sports or are just looking for offseason deals, winter is a great time of year to travel.  But unpredictable weather, luggage constraints and poor driving conditions can make winter travel a challenge for even the most seasoned veterans.  Take the stress out of your vacation with these simple tips to ensure you are prepared before you leave. 1. Maximize your clothing.  Heavy coats, snow pants and other bulky items present a real challenge when you’re packing for a winter trip.  Make the most of what you bring by dressing in layers and mixing and matching clothes you can wear more than...

Wellness is about taking a proactive and holistic approach to your health.  Many of us only think about our health when something is wrong but adopting a wellness perspective can help you prevent problems before they start. One of the best ways to begin a wellness lifestyle is through diet.  Because we eat everyday, food allows you to supply your body with the nutrients it need to stay healthy and active.  Try incorporating these 10 foods into your diet more often and in greater quantities every day, not just when you’re sick. 1. Sweet peppers. When many of us think about vitamin C, citrus fruits are...

Wellness is about more than your physical health.  It’s a holistic concept that takes a proactive approach to all aspects of your wellbeing, including your social and emotional health. It’s easy to neglect these mental aspects of wellness, especially when you live a busy lifestyle and already feel pressed for time.  But these mental wellness tips are easy steps that any of us can take to reduce stress, relate better to others and adopt a more positive outlook on life. 1. Seek out positive messages. Many of us are bombarded each day with negative news stories, violent images in the media and interactions with unhappy...