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Calistoga mud, grape seeds and olive oil: new details revealed for Four Seasons’ upcoming Napa Valley spa

15 Feb 2019
The Four Seasons Resort and Residences Napa Valley, set to open 1 November, has revealed new details of the California resort and its wellness spa. [read more]
The Four Seasons Resort and Residences Napa Valley, set to ... [read more]

Mehmet Er returns to Gharieni in new international role

16 Feb 2019
Mehmet Er has returned to spa equipment manufacturer Gharieni in the role of international sales manager, after a brief stint working in global sales for skincare brand Vinoble. [read more]
Mehmet Er has returned to spa equipment manufacturer Gharieni in ... [read more]

Vila Vita Parc opens first Sisley Spa in Portugal

13 Feb 2019
Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa, a clifftop resort in Portugal’s Algarve, has launched a new Spa by Sisley, the first Sisley-branded spa in Portugal. The 17,250sq ft spa is now open, and the completion marks the culmination of the resort’s renovations, which have taken place over the last four years. [read more]
Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa, a clifftop resort in ... [read more]

Raffles launches new Sleep Rituals programme

13 Feb 2019
Raffles Hotels & Resorts has launched a wellbeing programme designed to help guests unwind and get a peaceful night’s rest. [read more]
Raffles Hotels & Resorts has launched a wellbeing programme designed ... [read more]

Sea Island promotes Kent, Reitz

08 Feb 2019
Sea Island, a Forbes Five-Star resort on the coast of Georgia in the US, has announced the appointment of Ella Kent to director of rooms and Dana Reitz to director of spa and fitness. [read more]
Sea Island, a Forbes Five-Star resort on the coast of ... [read more]

Corinthia Hotels reveals significant renovation plans for Malta hotel and spa

12 Feb 2019
The Athenaeum Spa at the Corinthia Hotel & Spa in Malta is set to undergo a major renovation. [read more]
The Athenaeum Spa at the Corinthia Hotel & Spa in ... [read more]

Civana’s 28-treatment-room spa opens

11 Feb 2019
Destination wellness resort Civana in Arizona, US, has completed its nearly $US50m renovation with the grand opening of its new spa. [read more]
Destination wellness resort Civana in Arizona, US, has completed its ... [read more]

Expansive Jiva Spa with views of the Himalayas features at new Taj Resort

08 Feb 2019
The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), is introducing the iconic Taj brand in Himachal Pradesh with the opening of Taj Theog Resort & Spa, Shimla. [read more]
The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), is introducing the iconic ... [read more]

‘Old-world Parisian chic’: Mirbeau to open inn and spa in Hudson Valley, New York

07 Feb 2019
Mirbeau will open a new inn with a 12,000sq ft spa in Rhinebeck, New York this fall. [read more]
Mirbeau will open a new inn with a 12,000sq ft ... [read more]

Traditional onsens to deliver healing at upcoming Aman Kyoto

07 Feb 2019
Luxury hotel operator Aman will open its third resort in Japan this November with the launch of Aman Kyoto, which will include a spa concept themed around the property’s natural spring water. [read more]
Luxury hotel operator Aman will open its third resort in ... [read more]

Miraval’s new Austin resort includes 20,000sq ft Clodagh-designed Life in Balance Spa

06 Feb 2019
Hyatt has opened Miraval Austin in Texas, US, the brand’s second wellness resort to open outside of its flagship property in Tucson, Arizona, US. [read more]
Hyatt has opened Miraval Austin in Texas, US, the brand’s ... [read more]

MQ Studio design modernist retreat in Beijing's Forbidden City

05 Feb 2019
Chinese interior designers MQ Studio Shanghai have created the PuXuan Spa and Hotel – the latest venture from the Urban Resorts Concepts (URC) brand – in China ’s famous Forbidden City. [read more]
Chinese interior designers MQ Studio Shanghai have created the PuXuan ... [read more]

Spa Metropole by Givenchy expands service offering with high-tech additions

05 Feb 2019
Spa Metropole by Givenchy in Monte Carlo has expanded its service offering with two high- tech additions - BGA InSoles and X Body by Fuse Concept. [read more]
Spa Metropole by Givenchy in Monte Carlo has expanded its ... [read more]

Iconic Hawaiian Kona Village resort to reopen as Rosewood in 2022

05 Feb 2019
Global real estate investment company Kennedy Wilson (NYSE: KW) has appointed ultra- luxury hotel group Rosewood Hotels & Resorts to manage Kona Village, A Rosewood Resort, which is set to open in 2022 after a complete renovation of the property. [read more]
Global real estate investment company Kennedy Wilson (NYSE: KW) has ... [read more]

Josefin Roth named brand manager for LivNordic

04 Feb 2019
Scandinavian spa brand LivNordic Spa & Wellness has named Josefin Roth as brand manager for the company. Roth has worked for global spa consultancy Raison d’Etre – LivNordic’s parent company – for seven years, and has played an instrumental role in the development of LivNordic since its inception in 2010. [read more]
Scandinavian spa brand LivNordic Spa & Wellness has named Josefin ... [read more]

WTA members outline five wellness travel trends

01 Feb 2019
Celebrating its first-year anniversary, and following the release of its first survey on Wellness Vacations, the Wellness Tourism Association (WTA) polled its members to find out the top wellness travel trends for 2019. [read more]
Celebrating its first-year anniversary, and following the release of its ... [read more]

Switzerland’s Tamina Therme expands

31 Jan 2019
Just in time for its 10th anniversary, Tamina Therme at the Grand Resort Bad Ragaz in Switzerland is opening The Ragaz Sauna Village, which expands the thermal bath's spa area by 1,000 square metres and houses one of Switzerland's biggest infusion saunas. [read more]
Just in time for its 10th anniversary, Tamina Therme at ... [read more]

Avani Hotels debuts bayside spa resort in Thailand

01 Feb 2019
Avani Hotels & Resorts has opened Avani + Samui – a beachfront retreat located near Taling Ngam on the tropical island of Koh Samui. [read more]
Avani Hotels & Resorts has opened Avani + Samui – ... [read more]

Blue World Voyages to launch first-ever wellness-centric cruise

31 Jan 2019
Luxury group Blue World Voyages has announced that it will debut the world's first leisure and wellness-focused cruise later this year. [read more]
Luxury group Blue World Voyages has announced that it will ... [read more]

Lithuanian spa to focus on sleep wellness

31 Jan 2019
Full-service wellness consultants The E77 Company are working on a sleep wellness spa concept for the Amberton Green Spa Druskininkai in southern Lithuania. [read more]
Full-service wellness consultants The E77 Company are working on a ... [read more]
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