Posted by on February 1, 2017

We are happy to be bringing you this very special issue of Destinations Travel Magazine featuring Health and wellness Travel


Health and Wellness Travel is one of the hottest trends in travel right now…and growing!




But first, our Cover Story is an unexpectedly amazingly destination – Pima Air & Space Museum. What makes it so amazing is all it has to offer – and all it encompasses! AND, it is the ONLY way visitors can see the legendary BONEYARD! Find out why we call it “Jewel in The Desert” on page 34.



Also in this issue, for history travel enthusiasts, especially those of you who are battleship enthusiasts – we have a great one… the USS Joseph P. Kennedy! Historically one of the greats! Find out why on page 52.



January is a time for reflection, a time to look back at the previous year and determine what you can do better in the New Year. Losing weight and getting outdoors more are common resolutions to make…but what about becoming more efficient in your daily life and travels? SCOTTeVEST is a company that aims to help you do just that. They make clothing for men and women that are packed with hidden pockets to securely hold and organize all the stuff you need to carry every day. These clothes will streamline your daily life and travels so you’re free to focus on what’s most important right now. Read more about ALL they have to offer on page 20.


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Health and Wellness Travel encompasses a wide range of interests and activities, one of which is getting outdoors and experiencing outdoor activities. Wilmington & the Brandywine Valley might be the perfect wellness vacation. From exploring their spectacular state parks to hiking the Mason Dixon Line – they have it all! Find more – page 44.




There’s something new out there for fun and fitness – ELECTRIC BIKES! And one company in Richmond, Virginia offers them for tours, for rent …and for purchase! What is amazing about these bikes, you can peddle as much, or as little as you want or as your fitness level requires…making them ideal for anyone trying to get fit! Read all about these innovative bikes and the RVA team making them available, on page 48.




All aboard for Health and Wellness! That’s right! Train Travel made our list of health and wellness activities. Why? Read more on page 56.


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We features 10 great health and wellness day trips in Belize that might just make it your perfect wellness vacation destination! Each one completely different than the next! Find them on page 66.


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Experience total mind, body & spirit renewal with a wellness getaway to Costa Rica’s Pura Vida Retreat & Spa, which is dedicated to helping guests kick off 2017 by embracing a healthy lifestyle! Read all about it on page 70.


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There are so many things to do in Exuma for a Health and Wellness vacation – from touring for deep sea or bone fishing, to swimming with the sharks or stingrays. Find out why it may be your perfect wellness paradise on page 74.




In this issue we are also featuring two of the hottest trend in Health and Wellness Tourism – Culinary Tourism and Medical Tourism. Culinary Tourism is on the rise – but now taking a new, more healthful, more organic direction. Read more on page 84; then read about a couple of innovative Chefs who are shaking up the culinary world, on page 88.



One of the least-known, and most misunderstood areas of health and wellness tourism is Medical Tourism. Medical Tourism – also medical travel and/or global healthcare – is patient travel to another destination for medical or health and wellness services. Read more, starting on page 94.


So much more in this issue, so don’t skip a page of it! And happy HEALTHY travels… wherever they lead you!