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Starwood plans St Regis Hong Kong launch for 2019

16 Jan 2018
Hotel and resort operator Starwood is set to open and operate a hotel under its St Regis luxury brand in the heart of Hong Kong. [read more]
Hotel and resort operator Starwood is set to open and ... [read more]

Birdsong, trees, sky: study suggests exposure to nature important for those at risk of poor mental health

15 Jan 2018
A team of academic researchers, landscape architects and artists have come together to look at how nature in cities affects mental wellbeing. [read more]
A team of academic researchers, landscape architects and artists have ... [read more]

Hilton to open Lake Como hotel with Eforea Spa

15 Jan 2018
Hilton Worldwide has opened its first spa hotel in the Italian lakes region, following a deal with property firm the Limonta Group. [read more]
Hilton Worldwide has opened its first spa hotel in the ... [read more]

Marriott to open Tadao Ando-designed W hotel in Osaka in 2021

12 Jan 2018
Marriott International has secured a deal to open and manage a 337-room luxury hotel in Japan’s second-largest city, Osaka. [read more]
Marriott International has secured a deal to open and manage ... [read more]

Merging hospitality with social change: Eaton Workshop set to debut in DC

12 Jan 2018
Katherine Lo, daughter of Langham Hospitality Group chair Ka Shui Lo, has transformed the group’s Eaton brand into Eaton Workshop – a global lifestyle business including a wellness component. [read more]
Katherine Lo, daughter of Langham Hospitality Group chair Ka Shui ... [read more]

Minor Hotels to take Anantara brand to South America

11 Jan 2018
Minor Hotels will open its first Anantara-branded resort in South America this year, with the launch of the Anantara Maraú Bahia Resort in the Bay of Camamu in Brazil. [read more]
Minor Hotels will open its first Anantara-branded resort in South ... [read more]

Viejas casino to open ‘resort within a resort’ for holistic wellness

11 Jan 2018
The Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians, which owns the Viejas Casino & Resort near San Diego, California, has confirmed the opening date for its wellness-focused extension. [read more]
The Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians, which owns the Viejas ... [read more]

Canadian spirit to shine at upcoming Nordic spa

10 Jan 2018
The newly renovated Kananaskis Delta Lodge in Alberta, Canada, will soon be home to a Nordic spa with a Canadian spin. [read more]
The newly renovated Kananaskis Delta Lodge in Alberta, Canada, will ... [read more]

Hard Rock Hotels launches in-room yoga with a musical twist

09 Jan 2018
Hard Rock Hotels has launched an in-room yoga experience which uses the ‘power of music’ to help guests re-energise. [read more]
Hard Rock Hotels has launched an in-room yoga experience which ... [read more]

Avani to make Laotian debut at World Heritage Site

09 Jan 2018
Avani Hotels & Resorts will open a location in the ancient city of Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in northern Laos, in March. [read more]
Avani Hotels & Resorts will open a location in the ... [read more]

‘Nourishing cloud’: Aman relocates 10,000 trees and a historic village for its latest resort

05 Jan 2018
Luxury hotel operator Aman is set to open its fourth location in China on Monday (8 January) – the culmination of an ambitious 15-year conservation initiative which saw the relocation of an entire forest and the reconstruction of a historic village. [read more]
Luxury hotel operator Aman is set to open its fourth ... [read more]

Jumeirah to expand in 2018 with five new resorts

04 Jan 2018
Luxury hotel group Jumeirah has set out plans for an ambitious expansion which will see it enter three new markets during 2018. [read more]
Luxury hotel group Jumeirah has set out plans for an ... [read more]

Stockholm hotel opens rooftop wellness retreat

02 Jan 2018
A hotel in Stockholm has opened a wellness retreat called The Nest, which combines an outdoor swimming pool, sauna, exercise area and cocktail lounge with a view over the rooftops. [read more]
A hotel in Stockholm has opened a wellness retreat called ... [read more]

Ayurvedic resort opens in Sri Lanka

02 Jan 2018
One of the oldest Ayurvedic retreats, Barberyn Ayurvedic Resorts in Sri Lanka, has opened a new beachfront property. [read more]
One of the oldest Ayurvedic retreats, Barberyn Ayurvedic Resorts in ... [read more]

Spas of America expands to include European locations

21 Dec 2017
Spa and wellness travel website Spas of America has relaunched its website to connect North American consumers with international properties for the first time. [read more]
Spa and wellness travel website Spas of America has relaunched ... [read more]

18 for 2018: The biggest spa openings for the year ahead

21 Dec 2017
As a new year approaches, the editors of Spa Opportunities bring you 18 of the most anticipated spa openings for 2018. [read more]
As a new year approaches, the editors of Spa Opportunities ... [read more]

Eco-friendly Greek resort to highlight relationship between built and natural environment

21 Dec 2017
An eco-friendly resort set on the coast of the Greek island of Rhodes will open in May 2018. [read more]
An eco-friendly resort set on the coast of the Greek ... [read more]

Aquatics and sauna centre opens in Germany's Black Forest

21 Dec 2017
Design studio 4a Architekten have completed an aquatics centre embedded into the landscape of the Offenburg Citizens’ Park in the south of Germany. [read more]
Design studio 4a Architekten have completed an aquatics centre embedded ... [read more]

Karma Group plans spa at Indian resort

21 Dec 2017
Karma Group has acquired a property in Dharamshala, in the upper reaches of the Kangra Valley in India. [read more]
Karma Group has acquired a property in Dharamshala, in the ... [read more]

Glen Ivy reveals new wellness menu

21 Dec 2017
California’s Glen Ivy Hot Springs will unveil a new lounge and wellness menu in January, with an outdoor wooden gazebo overlooking the waters and the grounds. [read more]
California’s Glen Ivy Hot Springs will unveil a new lounge ... [read more]
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