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Hyatt to build first Alila-branded resort in Europe

27 Jun 2019
Hyatt Hotels will bring the Alila brand to Europe for the first time with the Alila La Gruyère, an 85-bedroom resort set to open in Switzerland in 2023. [read more]
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Piscina & Wellness Barcelona announces competition to build seaside aquatic centre

26 Jun 2019
Piscina & Wellness Barcelona (PWB) has launched an international contest for architecture students to conceptualise a new aquatic centre. [read more]
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GOCO Hospitality to create advanced medical wellness destination in Kazakhstan

25 Jun 2019
International wellness consultancy, development and management firm GOCO Hospitality is working on a wellness resort in a heritage property in Kazakhstan that was once one of the most advanced sanatoriums during the Soviet era. [read more]
International wellness consultancy, development and management firm GOCO Hospitality is ... [read more]

Glamping resort Shinta Mani Wild opens luxury spa

24 Jun 2019
Bensley Collection - Shinta Mani Wild, a luxury glamping resort in Cambodia, has opened a new spa which fuses alfresco riverside treatments with ancient Khmer practices and products made from natural, foraged ingredients. [read more]
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Okura Tokyo to bring Annayake brand to Japan with new 27th floor spa

20 Jun 2019
Hotel Okura Tokyo Co., Ltd. has announced that The Okura Tokyo, due to open on 12 September 2019, will offer the Okura Fitness & Spa Annayake beauty and wellness facility. [read more]
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Lotte New York Palace to be home to first American ila Spa

21 Jun 2019
Lotte New York Palace has partnered with luxury, organic-grown skincare and lifestyle brand ila to open its first branded spa in the US. [read more]
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Wellness Tourism Association introduces new "WTA Annual Award"

20 Jun 2019
There was business as well as wellness on the agenda as the Wellness Tourism Association (WTA) held its second annual membership meeting at Canyon Ranch in Tucson, Arizona, US, from 29-30 May. One priority? The introduction of the WTA Annual Award (WTAAA). [read more]
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Troon Pacific unveils US$34m wellness mansion in San Francisco

20 Jun 2019
California-based real estate group Troon Pacific has completed “Residence 2646” a US$34m (€30.1m, £26.7m) wellness-orientated mansion in San Francisco. [read more]
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China’s ‘city of the future’ will have wellbeing as its focus

20 Jun 2019
Design firms Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill (SOM) and TLS Landscape Architecture (TLS) have teamed up to masterplan a wellness-focused city in a recently incorporated district of Hebei, China. [read more]
Design firms Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill (SOM) and TLS Landscape ... [read more]

Guests to sleep in ‘Human Cocoons’ at upcoming Mexican resort dedicated to the search for happiness

19 Jun 2019
A new project in Mexico will be focused on a transformational travel experience designed to increase guests’ level of consciousness and help them live a happier, healthier and more abundant life. [read more]
A new project in Mexico will be focused on a ... [read more]

Mindbody appoints new European managing director

18 Jun 2019
Wellness industry technology platform Mindbody has appointed Phil Coxon as managing director of Mindbody Europe. [read more]
Wellness industry technology platform Mindbody has appointed Phil Coxon as ... [read more]

Private lagoon watsu treatment, detox elixirs: Le Sereno St Barths debuts new spa

14 Jun 2019
Sereno Hotels has unveiled a new spa at Le Sereno St Barths following damage from Hurricane Irma in September 2017. The expanded spa and wellness area includes a menu from new treatment partner Valmont Cosmetics. [read more]
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The future of medical spas explored in first-ever Swiss Medical Spa & Hospitality Think Tank

14 Jun 2019
The EHL Swiss School of Tourism and Hospitality (SSTH) hosted the first Swiss Medical Spa & Hospitality Think Tank on 6 June 2019 in Chur-Passugg, Switzerland. [read more]
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GWI Initiative names top hot springs trends worldwide

14 Jun 2019
The Global Wellness Institute has released the top five trends in hot springs as identified by the GWI’s Hot Springs Initiative. [read more]
The Global Wellness Institute has released the top five trends ... [read more]

First renderings revealed for Front & York Residences in Brooklyn's DUMBO district

14 Jun 2019
Morris Adjmi Architects have unveiled the first set of renderings of the Front and York residences, a resort-style development currently taking shape in Brooklyn’s DUMBO district. [read more]
Morris Adjmi Architects have unveiled the first set of renderings ... [read more]

Networking, knowledge-sharing: 12th annual Forum HOTel&SPA deemed a success

14 Jun 2019
The 12th annual Forum HOTel&SPA was held on 23 May at the Four Seasons George V Hotel in Paris, with a theme of ‘Multidiversity in Wellness’. [read more]
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Virtual reality massage centre to open in Los Angeles

14 Jun 2019
A virtual reality massage centre is due to open in Los Angeles, California this July. Located in the SAG-Aftra Building on Wilshire Boulevard, Esqapes combines automated massages with virtual reality to transport guests to a place of relaxation. [read more]
A virtual reality massage centre is due to open in ... [read more]

Kohler Waters Spa announces design details for Chicago location ahead of August opening

12 Jun 2019
The design for the new Kohler Waters Spa in Chicago at Lincoln Common will feature natural elements and celebrate the therapeutic and rejuvenating power of water. [read more]
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Brooklyn’s 50,000sq ft World Spa to feature bathing practices from around the world

12 Jun 2019
Design For Leisure (DFL) is designing the new 50,000sq ft (4,645sq m) World Spa in Brooklyn, New York. [read more]
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Canadian spa opens forest bathing experience

06 Jun 2019
Scandinave Spa Blue Mountain has opened a forest bathing trail in the Blue Mountains of Ontario, Canada. [read more]
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