How Gen Z is embracing wellness travel for rest
12 Mar 2024
How Gen Z is embracing wellness travel for rest

With UK Gen Z workers struggling to maintain a work-life balance post-pandemic, the younger generation is turning to wellness to solve their problems and looking for travel experiences that provide rest and relaxation. How can the leisure industry capitalise on this growing interest?

Andrew Stevenson

Dr. Andrew Stevenson is a senior lecturer of psychology at Manchester Metropolitan University. He has authored four books, most recently on The Psychology of Travel (2023), and his main areas of interest are cultural and cross-cultural issues in psychology, cultural geography, and ethnography.

Georgina Sturmer

Georgina Sturmer is a counsellor and psychotherapist in private practice. She helps people to become happier, more confident, and more resilient in their lives and relationships. She specialises in working with women. Sturmer has commented widely for the media on mental health topics, including The Times, The Telegraph, The Guardian, Newsweek, Cosmopolitan, Stylist, Marie Claire, Women's Health, The New York Times, Metro, and BBC Radio. Her expertise includes anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, pregnancy, fertility, miscarriage, postnatal depression, domestic abuse, trauma, and loss. She's a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Nick Davies

Nick Davies is the owner of The Cottage in Wood Malvern, a boutique hotel and restaurant in Worcestershire.

Luke Bullen

Luke Bullen is the UK/IE CEO at Gympass, a corporate wellness solution that builds relationships between leisure operators and corporate companies.

Anna Evdokimou

Anna Evdokimou is a freelance lifestyle journalist. She is deputy editor of Living360, an online destination for lifestyle and wellness content, and can also be found regularly contributing to national newspaper publications including The Telegraph, Evening Standard, and The Guardian. She also offers copywriting services to brands and blogs and has covered several topics including travel, marketing and finance. Anna studied English Literature and Philosophy at the University of Nottingham.