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ISPA Foundation names Quincy Reynolds 2019 Mary Tabacchi Scholarship winner

09 May 2019
The International SPA Association (ISPA) Foundation has awarded Quincy Reynolds the 2019 Mary Tabacchi Scholarship. Reynolds will be honoured onstage during the General Session at the 2019 ISPA Conference & Expo at The Venetian in Las Vegas, taking place 11-13 September 2019. [read more]
The International SPA Association (ISPA) Foundation has awarded Quincy Reynolds ... [read more]

Nobu Los Cabos features spa with outdoor hydrotherapy garden

03 May 2019
Robert De Niro’s lifestyle brand Nobu Hospitality has opened its latest location in Los Cabos, Mexico. The 200-bedroom Nobu Hotel Los Cabos features a 13,691sq ft Esencia Spa, created by international spa consultants Blu Spas. [read more]
Robert De Niro’s lifestyle brand Nobu Hospitality has opened its ... [read more]

Zenoti raises US$50m in Series C funding

03 May 2019
Enterprise cloud platform Zenoti has closed a US$50m Series C funding round led by Tiger Global Management, with participation from Norwest Venture Partners and Accel. [read more]
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Dusit’s first Qatari hotel includes Devarana Spa on entire 29th floor

29 Apr 2019
Thailand-based Dusit International has made its debut in Qatar with the launch of the luxury Dusit Doha Hotel. [read more]
Thailand-based Dusit International has made its debut in Qatar with ... [read more]

Fivelements launches urban wellness concept

01 May 2019
Integrated wellness lifestyle company Fivelements has revealed details of its newest urban wellness concept, Fivelements Habitats. [read more]
Integrated wellness lifestyle company Fivelements has revealed details of its ... [read more]

MENA’s wellness tourism market ranks #1 in world for growth

30 Apr 2019
At the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) in Dubai this week, the Global Wellness Institute (GWI) held its third annual Wellness Symposium, presenting the latest research and trends for the Middle East-North Africa wellness tourism markets. [read more]
At the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) in Dubai this week, ... [read more]

Four Seasons Boston to have entire floor of wellness

30 Apr 2019
Rising 61 storeys above the thriving Back Bay neighbourhood, the all-new Four Seasons Hotel One Dalton Street, Boston is due to open shortly in one of America's most historic cities, complete with a full-floor spa. [read more]
Rising 61 storeys above the thriving Back Bay neighbourhood, the ... [read more]

European bathing practices gaining traction in the US

30 Apr 2019
US property developers are tapping the centuries-old bathing practices of Europe as they seek to differentiate their wellness amenities and increase wellness ROI, according to Design for Leisure (DFL), creators of hydrothermal spa and wellness areas. [read more]
US property developers are tapping the centuries-old bathing practices of ... [read more]

The Farm at San Benito launches aesthetics centre

29 Apr 2019
The Farm at San Benito, Philippines, has unveiled a new Aesthetics Centre, which offers guests a range of programmes and non-invasive alternatives to cosmetic surgery. [read more]
The Farm at San Benito, Philippines, has unveiled a new ... [read more]

MKV Design debut nautical-themed resort on Greece's 'Island of the Winds'

30 Apr 2019
International architecture studio MKV Design (MKV) have completed work on a new 44-key spa resort in Mykonos – Greece's "Island of the Winds". [read more]
International architecture studio MKV Design (MKV) have completed work on ... [read more]

Kengo Kuma creates 'Meditation House' with Jenga-like facade in Bavaria

29 Apr 2019
Japanese architect Kengo Kuma has designed the 'Meditation House', a wellness facility and retreat, in the Bavarian woodlands outside Krün, Germany. [read more]
Japanese architect Kengo Kuma has designed the 'Meditation House', a ... [read more]

South African boutique hotel opens lush garden spa

18 Apr 2019
Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa in Johannesburg, South Africa, has unveiled a new garden spa – one of the largest in the city. [read more]
Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa in Johannesburg, South Africa, has ... [read more]

Amber, gold and crystal sound treatments: Croatia’s new Ikalia Spa inspired by ancient Illyrian mysteries

25 Apr 2019
The Ikador Luxury Boutique Hotel & Spa — a new ultraluxe hospitality project created by Croatian entrepreneur Pavo Zubak — has opened the Ikalia Spa, created by international spa consultants Illyria Wellness, which occupies the entire third floor of the hotel. [read more]
The Ikador Luxury Boutique Hotel & Spa — a new ... [read more]

Adrian Zecha opens second Azerai hotel in Vietnam

25 Apr 2019
A historic 122-room boutique hotel on the south bank of the Perfume River in Hue, Vietnam has been transformed into Azerai La Residence, Hue, the second hotel in a new group formed by hotelier Adrian Zecha, founder of Aman Resorts. [read more]
A historic 122-room boutique hotel on the south bank of ... [read more]

Jim Root named director of wellbeing for Enchantment Group

24 Apr 2019
Industry veteran Jim Root will oversee all new spa and wellbeing development projects for US hospitality group Enchantment. Root is currently general manager of the group’s destination spa Mii amo, located in Sedona, Arizona, and will take on the title of director of wellbeing for the group. [read more]
Industry veteran Jim Root will oversee all new spa and ... [read more]

GWI’s ATM agenda to focus on medical and wellness tourism

18 Apr 2019
The agenda for the Global Wellness Institute’s (GWI) Wellness Symposium at the 2019 Arabian Travel Market (ATM) has been set and will feature experts in both medical tourism and wellness tourism, who will explore emerging trends and opportunities in both sectors. [read more]
The agenda for the Global Wellness Institute’s (GWI) Wellness Symposium ... [read more]

Lithuania’s Spa Hotel Esé invites millennials to tell their own story

18 Apr 2019
International spa and wellness consultants E77 are working on a spa hotel in Lithuania designed specifically for millennial customers, which is due to open in late summer 2019. [read more]
International spa and wellness consultants E77 are working on a ... [read more]

Mandarin Oriental’s Lago di Como spa takes inspiration from the pristine Italian lake

18 Apr 2019
Mandarin Oriental, Lago di Como opened this week, following the renovation of the historic lakefront property. [read more]
Mandarin Oriental, Lago di Como opened this week, following the ... [read more]

Robert D Henry Architects blend salon, medispa, inviting guests to ‘linger longer’

14 Apr 2019
Architect Robert D Henry has created a salon and medical spa in upstate New York, integrating the two together. [read more]
Architect Robert D Henry has created a salon and medical ... [read more]

Hilton debuts sprawling spa resort on Morocco's Atlantic coast

15 Apr 2019
International hospitality company Hilton Hotels and Resorts has opened the Tangier Al Houara Resort and Spa – a palatial getaway in Tangier, Morocco. [read more]
International hospitality company Hilton Hotels and Resorts has opened the ... [read more]
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