TREND ALERT: Rise of the Wellness Concierge

With wellness travel now the fastest growth sector out of the entire travel industry little wonder that the new trend in urban hotels is the wellness concierge.. Hotel guests seek much more than the best gigs in town. And this is where the wellness concierge delivers!  Today’s hotel guest are asking for the insiders guide to the nearest and best yoga studios and juice bars. In response, hotels are upping their game and are bringing in experts to nurture their valued customers. From fitness curators to sleep consultants, the dawn of the wellness concierge has arrived. Now there are no more excuses not to keep fit and healthy while on the road.


This month Lux Resorts and Hotels launch an innovative Lux Me Wellness Concierge Service that gives guests travelling to their resorts in the Maldives and Mauritius the opportunity to include more personalized wellness into their itinerary. Lux have collaborated with SP&CO, a London-based spa and medical wellness company, so guests can book in for a pre-arrival complimentary consultation. The concierge will help them define their needs and co-create a programme consisting of wellness boosters such as personalized nutritious meal-plans, treatments, yoga, meditation, detox and fitness work-outs to name a few. Upon arrival at the resorts, guests are also assigned their very own Wellness Concierge who will support them on their journey. Even better, UK guests can maintain their wellness journey with follow up sessions at the SP&CO studio at their Chelsea branch.

On route to London and want to maintain your fitness on the road? Check out Well Aware, London's first wellness concierge service who are in the know and have access to the best of the best in London's health and fitness scene. Well Aware will arrange all your needs - from booking you into the best Pilates class to recommendations of where to go for the best facial.  Their Jet, Sweat & Reset package, for example, has been designed for long-haul and frequent travelers. This programme is designed for a speedy jet lag recovery and includes three movement classes, a massage at one of London's best spas, plus you can order organic pressed juices and healthy snacks that can be delivered to your hotel!

Benjamin Hotel

Experience sleep issues? Why not check into The Benjamin Hotel next time you are in New York and make the most of their Sleep Concierge programme and on-site Sleep Team.   The Benjamin Hotel have collaborated with Rebecca Robbins, a Cornell sleep medicine professor and author of Sleep for Success to create its Rest & Renew program. This consists of everything from a pillow menu arranged for the best sleep position to bedtime bites plus advice and tips on how to create better sleep patterns. Plus the program is available 24 hours a day – ideal for insomniacs! As well, a Fitness Curator will help you maintain your fitness levels on the road. The team at The Benjamin have collaborated with SIN Workouts to offer guests a luxury fitness experience tailored to their individual goals, workout routines and interests. The tiered program includes a consultation with their Fitness Concierge, text or phone reminders, pre and post workout check-ins and assistance with healthy restaurant reservations.

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