When you’re lying blissed out in hot springs, you may not ask yourself questions like: What is the true history of thermal mineral bathing? What makes soaking in natural mineral springs different from regular old heated water (with minerals added)? Well, as a booming $50 billion global industry, more travelers need a guide to the real value of – and how to best participate in – natural hot spring bathing. So the GWI’s Global Hot Springs Initiative just released the world’s first “user’s guide.”

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AuthorBeth McGroarty, Director of Research, GWI