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Arquitectonica and Martin Brudnizki team up to design Italy-inspired hotel

31 Jan 2019
Architecture firm Arquitectonica and interior designer Martin Brudnizki have designed the Mr. C Coconut Grove lifestyle hotel in South Florida. [read more]
Architecture firm Arquitectonica and interior designer Martin Brudnizki have designed ... [read more]

Nutrition, fashion and nature: GWS releases 2019 wellness trends report

29 Jan 2019
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) released its top eight wellness trends for 2019 at a press event in New York City this week. The in-depth report is more than 100 pages, and includes new directions deemed to have the most meaningful impact on the US$4.2tr global wellness industry. [read more]
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) released its top eight wellness ... [read more]

Berry joins Miraval Life in Balance Spa

30 Jan 2019
Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, California, has named Jacqueline Berry as spa director for its Miraval Life In Balance Spa. [read more]
Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, California, has named Jacqueline ... [read more]

A landmark reborn: Biltmore Hotel reveals extensive renovations

30 Jan 2019
The picturesque Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Miami – home to the largest swimming pool on the US eastern seaboard – has recently completed a US$30m (€26.2m, £22.3m) refurbishment. [read more]
The picturesque Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Miami – home ... [read more]

Radisson Collection launches inaugural hotel in Georgia’s 8000-year-old wine district

28 Jan 2019
The Radisson Collection Hotel, Tsinandali Estate has opened its doors in Kakheti, Georgia – a region that pioneered the cultivation of wine-producing grapes over 8000 years ago. [read more]
The Radisson Collection Hotel, Tsinandali Estate has opened its doors ... [read more]

Study: massage rollers "increase skin blood flow" long after treatment

28 Jan 2019
The benefits of face massage rollers have been given scientific backing, after a study found that by using a roller can increase skin blood flow for more than ten minutes after the massage. [read more]
The benefits of face massage rollers have been given scientific ... [read more]

Nichols named SVP spa operations at WTS International

22 Jan 2019
Spa, fitness and lifestyle consultancy and management firm WTS International (WTS) has named Janice Nichols as the new senior vice president of spa operations. [read more]
Spa, fitness and lifestyle consultancy and management firm WTS International ... [read more]

Mystery Hotel Budapest prepares to debut in former Masonic lodge

23 Jan 2019
A unique hotel that once functioned as the main congregating place for various high society Hungarian Freemasons during the 19th century is set to open in February. [read more]
A unique hotel that once functioned as the main congregating ... [read more]

Chicago sees launch of new regional spa association

22 Jan 2019
Chicago is the third-largest city in the US, with a population of 2.7 million, and is home to world-class shopping, hospitality, cultural, and arts & entertainment options. [read more]
Chicago is the third-largest city in the US, with a ... [read more]

Javanese wisdom provides inspiration for immersive ocean-facing spa at The Apurva Kempinski Bali

17 Jan 2019
Kempinski Hotels is opening its second Indonesian resort, The Apurva Kempinski Bali, in the upmarket Nusa Dua area on 1 February. [read more]
Kempinski Hotels is opening its second Indonesian resort, The Apurva ... [read more]

Chicago residences to get first-of-its-kind halotherapy facility

21 Jan 2019
The 1000M South Michigan property in Chicago, Illinois is set to become the first residential building in the US to introduce a Himalayan Salt Room. [read more]
The 1000M South Michigan property in Chicago, Illinois is set ... [read more]

Bosalavage named to Green Spa Network Board

21 Jan 2019
The Green Spa Network (GSN) has appointed Wendy Bosalavage, president of LIVunLtd, to its board of directors in the role of treasurer. [read more]
The Green Spa Network (GSN) has appointed Wendy Bosalavage, president ... [read more]

Feliciano-Chon, Soma named co-chairs of 2019 GWS

16 Jan 2019
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has named Catherine Feliciano-Chon – a leading brand development and communications expert with offices in Hong Kong and Shanghai – and Tokyo-based spa/wellness investor and entrepreneur Yoriko Soma to co-chair the 2019 Summit, which is set to take place 15-17 October a the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong. [read more]
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has named Catherine Feliciano-Chon – ... [read more]

Casa Madrona Hotel and Spa gets wellness makeover

16 Jan 2019
US-based design studio SALT + BONES have completed a wellness renovation of The Casa Madrona Hotel and Spa in Sausalito, California. [read more]
US-based design studio SALT + BONES have completed a wellness ... [read more]

New Maldives private island resort includes four-hour spa treatment

11 Jan 2019
A 26-house private island in the Baa Atoll region of the Maldives opens this month with a spa offering dedicated to “freedom of movement, contemplation and reconnection”. [read more]
A 26-house private island in the Baa Atoll region of ... [read more]

Vietnam’s ‘all-spa-inclusive’ Fusion Resort Cam Ranh adds 50 villas

15 Jan 2019
Fusion Resort Cam Ranh – an all-spa-inclusive resort – is launching The Hideaway, a resort within the resort, this month. The extension of the property on Vietnam’s South Central coast features 50 new one-bedroom villas, an outdoor pool, a poolside restaurant, gym and yoga studio, an outdoor tennis court, and a yoga pavilion. [read more]
Fusion Resort Cam Ranh – an all-spa-inclusive resort – is ... [read more]

Breaking: L'Occitane to acquire Elemis in US$900m deal

14 Jan 2019
French skincare brand L’Occitane International will acquire British skincare brand Elemis for US$900m in cash, in a deal expected to close in the first quarter of 2019. Elemis is being sold by Steiner Leisure Limited, a portfolio company of private equity firm L Catterton. [read more]
French skincare brand L’Occitane International will acquire British skincare brand ... [read more]

Dana Buchman joins Burke Williams

09 Jan 2019
US urban day spa brand Burke Williams has named Dana Buchman as its vice president of marketing and public relations. Buchman has spent the last 15 years driving marketing on behalf of global consumer brands including Apple, Disney, Barbie, and Activision. [read more]
US urban day spa brand Burke Williams has named Dana ... [read more]

Former Questex employees launch new hosted buyer event

10 Jan 2019
Monica Helmstetter and Lucy Hugo, formerly of Questex Media, have announced the launch of a new event company this week, We Work Well Inc, which they describe as “the next generation of hosted buyer events”. [read more]
Monica Helmstetter and Lucy Hugo, formerly of Questex Media, have ... [read more]

Neutrogena debuts personalised, 3D printed face mask

10 Jan 2019
As wellness and skincare get more and more high-tech, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is proving to be the launchpad for new innovations in the spa and beauty market. [read more]
As wellness and skincare get more and more high-tech, the ... [read more]
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