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Jali-wrapped Bangalore naturopathy centre acts as a retreat in a ‘tight urban site’

16 Aug 2018
In among the busy, loud and polluted streets of Bangalore, one might think it would be hard to find solace and practice wellness routines. However, the architects behind Navyas Naturopathy Centre have been undeterred, creating an antithetical haven in which medicinal plants, softer dynamics and a general sense of calm pervades. [read more]
In among the busy, loud and polluted streets of Bangalore, ... [read more]

Luxury Tenerife resort boasts 1,000sq m spa and wellness centre

16 Aug 2018
A new luxury resort on the Spanish Canary Island of Tenerife is home to a 1,000sq m (10,764sq ft) spa, among its 121 junior hotel suites, and one, two and three-bedroom apartments. [read more]
A new luxury resort on the Spanish Canary Island of ... [read more]

Treehouse yoga, African holistic spa therapies on tap for One&Only Nyungwe House in Rwanda

14 Aug 2018
One&Only will open its second Nature Resort this October, the One&Only Nyungwe House resort, set on the edge of the ancient Nyungwe rainforest in the mountainous landscapes of Rwanda’s southwest. [read more]
One&Only will open its second Nature Resort this October, the ... [read more]

Massive 4,000sq m Moroccan thermal centre now open

14 Aug 2018
The Vichy Thermalia Spa and Hotel in Moulay Yacoub, Morocco has opened its doors. [read more]
The Vichy Thermalia Spa and Hotel in Moulay Yacoub, Morocco ... [read more]

Extensive spa planned for French Alps

09 Aug 2018
Global spa consultancy Deep Nature is creating a 1,500sq m spa in the French Alps, set to open later this year. [read more]
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ISPA Big 5 shows ‘rapid growth’ in US spa industry

09 Aug 2018
The International SPA Association (ISPA) has released its annual findings of five key spa industry financial indicators, which show that the US spa industry continues to experience record growth in overall revenue, number of spa visits, number of spa locations, revenue per visit and total employees. [read more]
The International SPA Association (ISPA) has released its annual findings ... [read more]

Sauna bathing linked to several health benefits

09 Aug 2018
Emerging evidence suggests that beyond its use for leisure, sauna bathing may be linked to several health benefits. [read more]
Emerging evidence suggests that beyond its use for leisure, sauna ... [read more]

Bodrum Edition opens with two types of hammam

08 Aug 2018
The Bodrum Edition has opened on the Turkish Riviera and includes a spa that hopes to bring a renewed style of luxury to the ancient Turkish bathing of the hammam. [read more]
The Bodrum Edition has opened on the Turkish Riviera and ... [read more]

Grupo Vidanta to host Deepak Chopra-led retreat

08 Aug 2018
Resort developer Grupo Vidanta will host its inaugural Vidanta Wellness Retreat at Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta in November, offering guests a wellness-inspired vacation led by health expert Deepak Chopra. The weekend retreat will offer a series of conferences, workshops and activities available to both resort guests and to the general public. [read more]
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The Wellness creates spa among the sand dunes

06 Aug 2018
Consultancy group The Wellness has worked to create a spa for the Al Mleiha Fossil Rock Lodge & Spa in Sharjah, UAE, which will open later this year. [read more]
Consultancy group The Wellness has worked to create a spa ... [read more]

Kohler Waters Spa to open its fifth location in Chicago

03 Aug 2018
Kohler Company has announced plans to expand its Kohler Waters Spa offering, with a second location in the Chicago area at Lincoln Common – a new crossroads development in Lincoln Park. [read more]
Kohler Company has announced plans to expand its Kohler Waters ... [read more]

First US Hot Springs Conference announced for November

06 Aug 2018
The first-ever US Hot Springs Conference will take place 7-9 November in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. [read more]
The first-ever US Hot Springs Conference will take place 7-9 ... [read more]

The marriage of thermal bathing and entertainment: Peninsula Hot Springs unveils AU$13m amphitheatre expansion

02 Aug 2018
Australia’s Peninsula Hot Springs has unveiled its new AU$13m Bath House Amphitheatre – its biggest expansion to date. [read more]
Australia’s Peninsula Hot Springs has unveiled its new AU$13m Bath ... [read more]

Napping oasis opens in heart of New York City

01 Aug 2018
Mattress innovator Casper has opened The Dreamery, an on-demand napping facility in New York City’s SoHo neighbourhood. [read more]
Mattress innovator Casper has opened The Dreamery, an on-demand napping ... [read more]

Mandarin Oriental to manage resort & spa on Lake Como

01 Aug 2018
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has taken over management of CastaDiva Resort & Spa, an existing resort on Lake Como, Italy. [read more]
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has taken over management of CastaDiva ... [read more]

Jean Kolb joins Hutchinson Consulting

01 Aug 2018
Hospitality and spa veteran Jean Kolb has joined Hutchinson Consulting as a member of its recruiting team. Kolb is former director of wellness for Kohler Water Spas and owner of Well By Choice, an executive coaching company. [read more]
Hospitality and spa veteran Jean Kolb has joined Hutchinson Consulting ... [read more]

‘Celebrating Dominica’s unique landscape’: Kempinski The Spa to include local volcanic mud zone

31 Jul 2018
A Kempinski resort on the island of Dominica will feature a 1,750sq m (18,836sq ft) spa designed and operated by Resense that takes full advantage of the Caribbean nation’s local volcanic mud. [read more]
A Kempinski resort on the island of Dominica will feature ... [read more]

Minimalist hotel with light-filled spa to open in Grenada

31 Jul 2018
A new hotel with a striking minimalist design aesthetic and a light-filled, tranquil spa will open this November on the Caribbean island of Grenada. [read more]
A new hotel with a striking minimalist design aesthetic and ... [read more]

Swire Hotels’ Mi Xun Spa brings urban wellness to Shanghai

31 Jul 2018
The Middle House, the latest addition from Swire Hotels, has officially unveiled its newest concept, Mi Xun Spa | The Lab | Shop, offering an urban destination for wellness in the heart of Shanghai. [read more]
The Middle House, the latest addition from Swire Hotels, has ... [read more]

Bill Bensley-designed Cambodian glamping resort will protect wild ecosystems

30 Jul 2018
The eagerly awaited Bill Bensley glamping resort, Bensley Collection – Shinta Mani Wild, which is set deep within the wilderness of Cambodia’s South Cardamom National Park, will open on 1 November 2018. [read more]
The eagerly awaited Bill Bensley glamping resort, Bensley Collection – ... [read more]
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