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Michael Lahm named COO of TLee Spas

01 Jul 2019
Spa design and consulting firm TLee Spas has named Michael Lahm as vice president and COO. [read more]
Spa design and consulting firm TLee Spas has named Michael ... [read more]

GSN launches research programme

27 Jun 2019
The Green Spa Network (GSN) has launched its first sustainability research survey to collect information from its members regarding their environmental efforts in their businesses. [read more]
The Green Spa Network (GSN) has launched its first sustainability ... [read more]

Mövenpick BDMS Wellness Resort Opens in the Heart of Bangkok

27 Jun 2019
The Mövenpick BDMS Wellness Resort Bangkok has opened in the Thai capital. Nestled in the heart of Sukhumvit, the resort is surrounded by 1.2-acres of lush greenery with trees dating back over a century, and is designed as an urban health retreat. [read more]
The Mövenpick BDMS Wellness Resort Bangkok has opened in the ... [read more]

Elias Estudio and Francois Frossard complete luxe villa in Los Cabos

27 Jun 2019
Architecture firm Elias Estudio and interior designer Francois Frossard have completed the Royale Residence, a 1,712 sq m short-stay villa located at the Le Blanc Spa Resort in Los Cabos, Mexico. [read more]
Architecture firm Elias Estudio and interior designer Francois Frossard have ... [read more]

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]
Hyatt Hotels will bring the Alila brand to Europe for ... [read more]

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]
Piscina & Wellness Barcelona (PWB) has launched an international contest ... [read more]

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]
Bensley Collection - Shinta Mani Wild, a luxury glamping resort ... [read more]

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]
Hotel Okura Tokyo Co., Ltd. has announced that The Okura ... [read more]

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]
Lotte New York Palace has partnered with luxury, organic-grown skincare ... [read more]

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]
There was business as well as wellness on the agenda ... [read more]

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]
California-based real estate group Troon Pacific has completed “Residence 2646” ... [read more]

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]
Sereno Hotels has unveiled a new spa at Le Sereno ... [read more]

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]
The EHL Swiss School of Tourism and Hospitality (SSTH) hosted ... [read more]

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]
The 12th annual Forum HOTel&SPA was held on 23 May ... [read more]
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