About This Statistic
This statistic displays total visitor numbers of the United States Spa Industry from 2008 to 2015. In 2010, the U.S. spa industry reported 150 million U.S. visitors.
Spa visits in the U.S. - additional information
A total of 164 million visits were made to over 20,000 spa facilities across the United States in 2013. This is an increase of 4 million on the amount of visits made in 2012. The number of facilities in the country has also more than doubled in the decade between 2003 and 2013.
Almost 350,000 people were employed by the U.S. spa industry in 2014, of whom around 157,000 were part-time workers and a further 44,600 were contract workers. Total revenue of the spa industry in the United States was the highest to-date in 2013, with total earnings standing at 14.7 billion U.S. dollars. This marks a significant portion of the revenue of the global spa industry, which was estimated at around 94 billion U.S. dollars in 2013.
Spa travel is also becoming an increasingly important segment of the spa industry, with 73 percent of travel agents in North America reporting growth in spa travel bookings in 2013. Among the most important aspects of wellness programs to spa travelers from North America were traditional pampering, as well as exercise and weight loss. According to Condé Nast Traveler readers, the best spa resort worldwide in 2014 was Aro Hā in Queenstown, New Zealand. The best-rated resort in the United States was Cal-A-Vie in California, which also ranked second best worldwide.