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According to an Associated Press story that ran the week of Sept. 16 in papers around the country, yoga and wellness vacations are topping the list of favored activities for affluent travelers, those that bring in incomes of more than $150,000 a year. One resort, Tucson, Ariz.-based, Miraval, which is co-owned by AOL co-founder Steve Case, offers lodging, meals and services which include horseback riding, spa treatments, adventure activities and now yoga classes for $500 per day and reportedly business is booming. The Travel Industry Association (TIA) says the growth in wellness and yoga vacations are emblematic of a larger trend in the travel industry. “Wellness and fitness fit right into that patter of an ever-broadening array of niches that the travel industry is catering to,” said Allen Kay, a spokesman for TIA, in the AP article. To read the entire article, click here.