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Sisley opens day spa in its hometown Paris

12 May 2017
French luxury cosmetics company Sisley Paris has opened its first ever day spa in the French capital Paris. [read more]
French luxury cosmetics company Sisley Paris has opened its first ... [read more]

‘Major step in global expansion’ with Lux* Hotels’ upcoming Bodrum debut

09 May 2017
Lux* Hotels is set to open a new resort and residences in Bodrum, Turkey next month, and has several projects in the pipeline, including new locations in the Maldives, Reunion Island and China. [read more]
Lux* Hotels is set to open a new resort and ... [read more]

Babor spa debuts in shimmering Hamburg concert hall

09 Feb 2017
A 1,300sq m (13,993sq ft) spa has opened on the sixth floor of the new Hamburg Elbphilharmonie concert hall, a shimmering, glass-covered building designed by Swiss architecture studio Herzog & de Meuron. [read more]
A 1,300sq m (13,993sq ft) spa has opened on the ... [read more]

Sue Harmsworth to receive ISPA Visionary Award

08 Feb 2017
The International SPA Association (ISPA) will present the 2017 ISPA Visionary Award to ESPA International chair and founder Sue Harmsworth at the 27th annual ISPA Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, from 16-18 October, 2017. [read more]
The International SPA Association (ISPA) will present the 2017 ISPA ... [read more]

WTS targets wellness through design with lifestyle brand for Starck’s YOO on the Park

18 Jan 2017
Spa and fitness consultancy firm WTS International (WTS) has announced its collaboration with development company Trillist to create a new lifestyle brand called The Art of Living, focused on boosting people’s wellness through design. [read more]
Spa and fitness consultancy firm WTS International (WTS) has announced ... [read more]

60,000sq ft, eight-storey urban spa overlooking NYC skyline opens this month

11 Jan 2017
Situated overlooking the Hudson River and with stunning views of the New York City skyline, urban spa resort and hotel SoJo Spa Club welcomes its first guests on 20 January. [read more]
Situated overlooking the Hudson River and with stunning views of ... [read more]

German luxury brands Babor and Porsche team up for spa in Miami tower

23 Dec 2016
German skincare brand Babor will be the exclusive brand for a new spa in a high-rise building that claims to house the largest number of billionaires under one roof. [read more]
German skincare brand Babor will be the exclusive brand for ... [read more]

Can sauna bathing reduce the risk of dementia?

20 Dec 2016
A new study carried out at the University of Eastern Finland suggests that frequent sauna bathing can reduce the risk of dementia. [read more]
A new study carried out at the University of Eastern ... [read more]

Shores Resort & Spa acquired by US investor

19 Dec 2016
The Shores Resort & Spa, located in Daytona Beach, Florida, has been acquired by US real estate investment company Uhon. [read more]
The Shores Resort & Spa, located in Daytona Beach, Florida, ... [read more]

Dream team to launch four hotels in Vietnam

19 Dec 2016
US hotel management firm Dream Hotel Group has signed an agreement with Vietnamese company Beegreen Group to open its first Dream brand hotel in Vietnam. [read more]
US hotel management firm Dream Hotel Group has signed an ... [read more]

Anantara Jeddah to have ‘major focus’ on spa and wellness

16 Dec 2016
Hotel operator Minor Hotels is to open a new hotel under its Anantara brand in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, in which “spa and wellness will be a major focus”. [read more]
Hotel operator Minor Hotels is to open a new hotel ... [read more]

Madden-Nadeau, Duarte Ramos split duties for Accor’s luxury brands

15 Dec 2016
Lindsay Madden-Nadeau and Aldina Duarte Ramos will both remain with Accor after the company’s acquisition of FRHI earlier this year, working under the well-being umbrella of Accor’s luxury division. [read more]
Lindsay Madden-Nadeau and Aldina Duarte Ramos will both remain with ... [read more]

Marriott launches Luxury Brands Group

06 Dec 2016
After the recent acquisition of Starwood, hotel giant Marriott has launched a new luxury division that will include St. Regis, The Luxury Collection, W Hotels, Ritz-Carlton, Ritz- Carlton Reserve, Bulgari Hotels & Resorts, Edition and JW Marriott brands. [read more]
After the recent acquisition of Starwood, hotel giant Marriott has ... [read more]

Clapoff appointed MD at Lake Austin Spa Resort

29 Nov 2016
Lake Austin Spa Resort in Texas has named Janis Clapoff as managing director to the destination spa in Austin, Texas. [read more]
Lake Austin Spa Resort in Texas has named Janis Clapoff ... [read more]

Nature-inspired spa opens on Florida’s Gulf Coast

28 Nov 2016
A new resort with a nature-inspired spa has opened adjacent to an environmentally protected 208-acre state park along Florida’s Gulf Coast. [read more]
A new resort with a nature-inspired spa has opened adjacent ... [read more]

Malaysia’s Datai Langkawi to undergo renovation, adding additional spa facilities

25 Nov 2016
Malaysian luxury resort The Datai Langkawi will embark on an extensive renovation from 4 September 2017, its most substantial enhancement since it opened 23 years ago. [read more]
Malaysian luxury resort The Datai Langkawi will embark on an ... [read more]

Oberoi opening luxury property in Punjab, North India

24 Nov 2016
Luxury hotel group Oberoi is opening a spa resort in Chandigarh, India, next month, set in the protected Siswan Forest Range, a relatively unknown area of natural beauty. [read more]
Luxury hotel group Oberoi is opening a spa resort in ... [read more]

New L’Occitane Spa debuts at Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco

18 Nov 2016
French skincare brand L’Occitane has opened a new spa at The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco in partnership with Sanghvi Group, which operates L’Occitane spas across five hotels in India. [read more]
French skincare brand L’Occitane has opened a new spa at ... [read more]

Curry Spa Consulting merges with RLA

03 Nov 2016
US-based Curry Spa Consulting has joined forces with wellbeing hospitality consultancy brand Resources for Leisure Assets, creating a new division of the company: RLA USA, LLC. [read more]
US-based Curry Spa Consulting has joined forces with wellbeing hospitality ... [read more]

Elemis continues US expansion with new SVP of marketing, NY headquarters

02 Nov 2016
British skincare brand Elemis has appointed Candice Burd to the role of senior vice president of US marketing. Burd will be based at the company’s new US headquarters in New York City, opening this month in the heart of the Flatiron District. [read more]
British skincare brand Elemis has appointed Candice Burd to the ... [read more]
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