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As holistic wellness takes centre stage, luxury retreats dial up the game

Ahead of International Yoga Day on June 21, a look at how wellness-conscious tourists, global and Indian, are driving the market

The holistic healing rituals at many resorts includes yoga, meditation and mindfulness, along with organic farm-to-fork food, deep-tissue massages and sound baths and digital detox. Photo: Adobe Stock

Garima Verma New Delhi
A certain generation would remember the sonorous sound of the erstwhile LML scooter heralding the arrival of the rider. The Lohia family, which had tied up with Italian auto manufacturer Piaggio in the 1980s to make the Vespa in India (Bajaj Auto had introduced it in its first avatar in the 1960s), has now added peace, pause, mindfulness and awareness to its portfolio.

With the launch of luxury wellness retreat Ekaanta in Haridwar (Uttarakhand) in September 2022, Saumya Lohia Agarwal, a third-generation Lohia entrepreneur, has entered a space that is growing. Wellness of the mind and the body is a sphere

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First Published: Jun 20 2023 | 3:51 PM IST

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