Wellness

  • Wellness

    Wellness retreats in Thailand: Your guide to blissful getaways

    Are you tired of the hustle and bustle of city life and in need of some R&R? Do you want to escape the daily grind and treat yourself to a wellness retreat in Thailand? Well, you’re in luck because Thailand is a hub for wellness retreats, offering a wide range of options to suit every taste and budget. Whether you’re…

  • Economy

    Three trends for Thailand’s entrepreneurs in 2023: care, K9 and kale

    Covid has been tough on small businesses, the backbone of Thailand’s economy. Challenges and trends for 2023’s entrepreneurs will include digital transformation and changes to customer behaviour, to say nothing of inflation. The last two years saw a number of businesses shut down. Now, many have reopened or started afresh. To help them adapt to trends for 2023’s entrepreneurs in…

  • Medical

    Medical tourism the new muse for Thai government

    The Thai government seems to flutter from demographic to demographic in search of a tourism get-rich-quick scheme. Now, the Ministry of Public Health has announced that medical tourism is the magic amulet that will rake in billions as Thailand recovers from the Covid-19 pandemic. The ministry has created a new “Health for Wealth” campaign, which is banking on people in…

  • Wellness

    Bangkok plans to give elderly a helping hand

    Elderly citizens in Thailand’s capital may be getting more help from the government as renewed efforts focus on helping them stay at home. The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) says it will draft an action plan to improve senior citizens’ quality of life. As the world’s population collectively gets older, Bangkok is no exception. Over 22 per cent of its population…

  • Press Room

    Experience a luxurious wellness retreat by the beach at CHEVALA WELLNESS HUA HIN

    Press Release The overwork culture is on the rise; more people are working long hours at the expense of their health. Overworking and failing to prioritize self-care can lead to many health problems. Common signs of poor health among modern-day workers include poor sleep hygiene, burnout syndrome, chronic stress, chronic back pain, tension headache, and migraine. These are warning signs…

  • Health

    The best non-invasive medical procedure in Phuket

    Nowadays, less invasive cosmetic procedures can give similar results to invasive procedures. Hence, they’re becoming more and more popular. For those who don’t want to undergo invasive surgery, many minimally-invasive and non-invasive procedures are available. Not only do these procedures have little to no downtime, but they can also give similar results to the more invasive options. Hence, they’re growing…

  • Travel

    5 best spa treatments in Bangkok to pamper yourself this September – October

    Whether you’re living in Bangkok or only there for a holiday, one thing you shouldn’t miss is booking yourself an appointment for a serene spa day. With no shortage of fantastic spas and some of the most divine treatments to boot, there’s no reason you shouldn’t take advantage of the capital’s spa scene. Besides melting away your stress the spas…

  • Video

    Gong Bath, Reiki and Floating Sound Bath in Bangkok

    https://youtu.be/IKCl-5jazo8 Thailand is one of the most popular countries for medical tourism in the world. Thailand ranks 5th among 195 countries in the global health security index released in 2021. Before the lockdown, about 5 million international travelers entered the kingdom to get medical procedures done. That’s over 600 million USD entering the country from medical tourism alone. And one…

  • Thailand

    Ice Woman: Interview with the world’s first Thai Wim Hof Method instructor

    Kam Waritsara, aka ‘Thai Ice Woman,’ is the first Thai-certified Wim Hof Method (WHM) instructor in the world. Once Kam tried and tested the WHM, it became such an important part of her life that she vowed to make the technique accessible to Thai people. The WHM – discovered by Dutch extreme athlete Wim Hof – comprises three pillars: breathwork,…

  • Guides

    Why you should visit a wellness retreat in Thailand

    Dreaming of a holiday where you can escape the stresses of everyday life and rejuvenate your mind and body? If yes, then going on a wellness retreat in Thailand might be the answer for you! While a vacation away from your daily routine and a change of scenery might sound ideal, a retreat would be even better, especially if you…

  • Guides

    Unique spa treatments to try in Thailand

    Travelling around Thailand is definitely exciting but also exhausting. After exploring the night markets on your feet, swimming in the ocean all day, sampling delicious food, and hiking in a national park to visit a beautiful waterfall, an amazing session of rest and relaxation is just what you need. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of incredible spas in Thailand offering some…

  • Phuket

    4 billion baht medical hub planned for Phuket

    Phuket officials are setting aside around 4 billion baht to transform medical tourism in the southern province of Phuket, by developing a state-of-the-art treatment hub in the north of the island. The Bangkok Post reports that the Treasury department is planning to give the Public Health Ministry permission to use 141 rai of government land in the sub-district of Mai…

  • Expats

    Deals and discounts for expats at Bangkok wellness tourism event

    Expats in Thailand will be offered discounts and promotions at a 2 day fair focusing on health and wellness travel, including deals on flights, accommodation and spa packages. Domestic flights start at 490 baht, and if the booking is made on the spot, customers get a free 15 kilogram baggage allowance. There will also be many deals for health and…

  • Tourism

    Thailand to welcome 1,700 medical tourists starting this month

    Later this month, Thailand is throwing open its doors to international visitors arriving for medical procedures. Up to 1,700 medical tourists will reportedly be admitted under strict conditions, but will be free to travel the country once they’ve completed a 14 day quarantine period, which could be concurrent with their medical treatment. Only those who arrive in the country by…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Medical, wellness tourists will be first to be allowed in: CCSA

    The government plans to allow local tours for overseas medical and wellness tourists beginning this month, and the start of tourism “travel bubbles” in September. Taweesilp Visanuyothin, spokesman for the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration, said medical and wellness tourists will be welcomed from this month on. If they are properly handled during their 14 day quarantine and treatment at…

  • Tourism

    Chiang Mai – the wellness destination

    Wellness Tourism Resorts in Northern Thailand are quick to adapt, as wellness tourism is on the rise. Many operators now offer packages that include anything from ancient spas, yoga in the forest, and monastery stays to farm-to-table produce, local cooking, Thai kickboxing classes, and mineral hot springs. And they have good reasons for it. Though wellness trips now account for…

  • Events

    Museflower Life Festival – Holistic wellness weekend in Chiang Rai, October 11-14

    Museflower Retreat & Spa Chiang Rai is delighted to announce its fifth annual Museflower Life Festival, celebrating all things healing, holistic, and green with more workshops and classes than before, coming this October 11 – 14, 2019. Internationally known as northern Thailand’s first all-inclusive vegetarian holistic wellness retreat, Museflower Retreat & Spa Chiang Rai is especially known for its affordable, professional…

  • Southeast Asia

    Where in the world are ‘wellness’ tourists going?

    Getting well and staying well are the fastest growing segment in the world travel industry. So where do the weary and health conscious head to recharge their batteries? A new global survey has revealed the desires, demands and preferred destinations of wellness travellers. Wellness travellers say that mental health as a priority and many list the Maldives as a dream…