Hot mineral springs boosting wellness tourism

The concept wellness is originally based on the use of natural hot mineral springs. During the last decade of the 20th century, wellness facilities and programs became a worldwide tourist attraction. The traditional onsen is the main attraction in Japan, where people enjoy sharing a hot spring bath in the evening after work.


The new emphasis lies in prevention ailments and maintenance of good health, with prospect regarding health improvements even if there are no health problems. Along with the mind, spirit and body are also catered for many spas in a holistic approach of make harmony for those in need. This often includes new-age treatments as well as the traditional water based therapies.

The water surfacing from a hot spring is heated by geothermal heat from the earth’s mental. Thermal healing is one of the healing systems that have gained most significance, nowadays.

When a person is exposed to a hot spring bath, they receive the direct action of temperature as a shock, the minerals are deposited in the subcutaneous cell tissue, and from there they apply their action thus activating the natural metabolism through the hypothalamus suprarenal alliance.


Contemporary medicine has been slow to create the scientific basis for the profits of submersion in mineral rich hot springs. It is extensively predictable that a quiet hot springs bathe provides relief from the ache of stressed muscles and tired joints.

The multiple effects of hot springs minerals on the skins glands and blood vessels is the likely explanation for the many benefits that are reported by those in tune with the hot springs way of life.

Hot mineral springs are highly popular across the world, especially in Japan and every region of the country has its share of hot springs and resort towns. Hot mineral springs bubbled up everywhere in different wellness tourism destinations and for hundreds of years Japanese people have enjoyed them mainly for health benefits and socializing.


People travel to great distance for wellness acre and when wellness tourism combines with hot mineral spas then it make the wellness trip more exciting and delightful. This includes new-age treatments as well as the traditional water based therapies, which allows people to get rid of their stressed and ached muscles.

Dr Prem Jagyasi (c)

Dr Prem is an award winning strategic leader, renowned author, publisher and highly acclaimed global speaker. Aside from publishing a bevy of life improvement guides, Dr Prem runs a network of 50 niche websites that attracts millions of readers across the globe. Thus far, Dr Prem has traveled to more than 40 countries, addressed numerous international conferences and offered his expert training and consultancy services to more than 150 international organizations. He also owns and leads a web services and technology business, supervised and managed by his eminent team. Dr Prem further takes great delight in travel photography.

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