SpaFinder Releases its Annual Spa Trend Report

SpaFinder released its annual Spa Trend Report for 2012, which forecasts the top global trends and ideas for the spa and wellness industry. In its ninth year, this report is based on analysis from SpaFinder research and industry experts who travel the globe visiting spa and wellness businesses every year.  SpaFinder president Susie Ellis, who is credited with forecasting many innovative spa trends, released the report. “After four tough economic years that made experimentation challenging, we are seeing the industry once again pushing the envelope with exciting ideas, delivering more wows, more fun, and quite serious wellness innovation,” says Ellis.

Here is a list of the top 10 global spa trends for 2012:

  1. Healthy Feet Treatments
  2. Cold and Ice Treatments
  3. Wellness and Beauty Coaching
  4. Online Wellness and Gaming
  5. Spa, Wine and Dine Packages
  6. Vibration, Sound, Music, Light and Color Therapies
  7. The Glam Factor
  8. Spa Evidence
  9. Spa Become a Family Affair
  10. Spas Aim for the “Wow” Factor

For a closer look at the top 2012 global spa trends, visit