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Health and Fitness Travel Launches in Australia; offering Bespoke Healthy Holidays Worldwide



First of its kind specialist wellness travel company offers a new healthy travel experience to revolutionise the way we think about travel.

For Immediate Release: 10th April 2014

Health and Fitness Travel Launches in Australia; offering Bespoke Healthy Holidays Worldwide

New specialist online travel company ‘Health and Fitness Travel’, launches in Australia, (www.healthandfitnesstravel.com.au), offering tailor-made healthy holidays worldwide for singles, couples, families and friends. The new first of its kind specialist wellness travel company offers a new healthy travel experience which will revolutionise the way we think about travel. 

Established in the UK in 2010, Health and Fitness Travel is evolving the travel industry to shift perceptions of healthy holidays into mainstream acceptance and with 62.8%* of Australians overweight or obese there has never been a more important time for us to focus on preventative health care measure.

Health and Fitness Travel provides clients with a huge range of bespoke active and well-being getaways worldwide; from Sub Alpine Hiking at the brand new Aro Hā, New Zealand to the ultimate detox and de-stress programs at Kamalaya, Thailand, or comprehensive well-being spa and rejuvenation programs at Como Shambhala in Bali, the new company offers a wide range of health and fitness holidays appealing to clients with a range of goals and interests.

The easy to navigate Health and Fitness Travel website provides the option to browse by destination, specific health and fitness holiday experiences or preferred time of year to travel. Invaluable guidance and advice is on hand from the in-house knowledgeable travel specialists, industry experts including personal trainers, sports instructors, nutritionists and yoga teachers, as well as local destination specialists.

Here are a few holiday ideas from the Health and Fitness Travel new 2014 collection:

Focus on personal growth and long term healthy transformation at this award-winning sanctuary and holistic spa holiday. Relax amongst the lily ponds and tropical jungle foliage, and look out onto the sea while you relax and rejuvenate. Make the most of the excellent fitness facilities and take part in cardio combat, power walking, or circuit training, and receive personalised spa treatments, including acupuncture and detoxifying scrubs to improve your well-being. Reap the health benefits of yoga in sessions tailored to your particular level and wellness needs, and detox your body. You’ll leave Kamalaya with the motivation to kick-start a healthier lifestyle.

    • Health and Fitness Travel (1300 551 353 www.healthandfitnesstravel.com.au) offers 7 nights at Kamalaya from $3975 for twin share, or $4635 for single occupancy. Price includes a tailored wellness program, full board, return flights and transfers.

The Aro Hā Wellness Retreat offers tailored fitness and wellness retreats designed to get you looking good and feeling revitalised. The first of its kind in New Zealand, the retreat utilises permaculture techniques in an effort to make it self-sustaining; crops are stored in cellars refrigerated by the ambient temperatures of the earth and solar panels help to provide energy. Start your day right at this environmentally-friendly health retreat with sunrise Vinyasa yoga before embarking on a hike around the rugged surrounding terrain. Aro Hā offers something completely different to a traditional holiday and is perfect for anyone conscious of their carbon footprint.

    • Health and Fitness Travel (1300 551 353 healthandfitnesstravel.com.au) offers 6 nights on the signature Deep Delve at Aro Hā all-inclusive program from $6560 twin share, or $7005 for single occupancy. Price is all-inclusive and includes return flights and transfers.

Escape to this luxurious health retreat in the Philippines. Famed for its back-to-nature approach on emotional fitness and physical health, you’ll enjoy gastronomic delights with delicious raw vegan meals sure to impress even the most disconcerting diners. Improve your fitness and lose extra pounds in the jungle gym with a range of activities, including power walking and circuit training. Centre your mind with yoga, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced yogi, and focus your attention with a meditation class. Boost your health on a weight management or detox program, involving cleansing spa treatments and wellness activities, to leave you feeling fresh and renewed. 

    • Health and Fitness Travel (1300 551 353 healthandfitnesstravel.com.au) offers 7 nights from $3750 twin share, or $4360 for single occupancy. Price includes a tailored wellness program, full board, return flights and transfers.

Pamper yourself with a healthy break at Fusion Maia, an all-inclusive spa holiday of unmatched modern luxury. This wonderfully idyllic setting provides not only the natural beauty, but also the facilities to enjoy the perfect wellness holiday. Each day is given a theme, such as ‘open your mind’ and ‘be active’, with activities reflecting this theme. One day you could be meditating by the sea before indulging in an aroma flower bath and mind energy therapy, the next you could be hiking and cycling through the picturesque countryside. Combine all this with tantalising Asian cuisine to return home fresh and revitalised.

    • Health and Fitness Travel (1300 551 353 healthandfitnesstravel.com.au) offers 7 nights at Fusion Maia from $3700 twin share, or $4940 for single occupancy. Price includes all inclusive spa, a tailored wellness program, full board, return flights and transfers.

The Como Shambhala Estate in Bali is a multi-award winning luxury health and fitness retreat nestled between jungle-covered hills and boasting its own healing springs. Cleanse your body of toxins and de-stress on our Ayurvedic holiday, involving traditional treatments, personalised diet, private yoga classes and daily wellness activities including Pilates, meditation, circuit training, rock climbing, white-water rafting, mountain biking and rice field treks. Seek stress relief with a perfect combination of healing with the principles of Ayurveda and relaxing spa treatments to board the plane home feeling renewed. 

    • Health and Fitness Travel (1300 551 353 healthandfitnesstravel.com.au) offers 7 nights at Como Shambhala from $4785 twin share, or $5770 for single occupancy. Price includes a tailored Ayurvedic wellness program, full board, return flights and transfers.

For advice, guidance and booking visit www.healthandfitnesstravel.com.au or call 1300 551 353

Note to Editor: *Obese or overweight is from Australian Health Survey: Updated Results, 2011–2012 (Australian Bureau of Statistics Publication Number: 4364.0.55.003)

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For further information and hi-res imagery please contact Samantha Lippiatt; Samantha@healthandfitnesstravel.com.au or call +61400 847 673 / (03) 9021 0909

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About Health and Fitness Travel

Health and Fitness Travel is a global luxury wellness travel company that originated in the UK in 2010 and is committed to providing healthy holidays that enhance and change lives. Created by Paul Joseph, Adam Heathcote and co-founded in Australia by local Director Samantha Lippiatt as a result of their combined passion for health and fitness travel and offering bespoke holidays to improve people’s well-being to lead happier and healthier lives.

Health and Fitness Travel offers clients a tailor-made seamless service with the very best health and fitness holidays, handpicked by its expert team, together with exclusive and added value packages with the best deals. As leading specialists, Health and Fitness Travel has also created their own collection of trademark healthy holidays in various destinations which include Fusion Fitness™ and Discover Recover™, offering clients the best value and holiday experience. For more information visit: www.healthandfitnesstravel.com.au