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Iconic Hawaiian Kona Village resort to reopen as Rosewood in 2022

05 Feb 2019
Global real estate investment company Kennedy Wilson (NYSE: KW) has appointed ultra- luxury hotel group Rosewood Hotels & Resorts to manage Kona Village, A Rosewood Resort, which is set to open in 2022 after a complete renovation of the property. [read more]
Global real estate investment company Kennedy Wilson (NYSE: KW) has ... [read more]

Josefin Roth named brand manager for LivNordic

04 Feb 2019
Scandinavian spa brand LivNordic Spa & Wellness has named Josefin Roth as brand manager for the company. Roth has worked for global spa consultancy Raison d’Etre – LivNordic’s parent company – for seven years, and has played an instrumental role in the development of LivNordic since its inception in 2010. [read more]
Scandinavian spa brand LivNordic Spa & Wellness has named Josefin ... [read more]

WTA members outline five wellness travel trends

01 Feb 2019
Celebrating its first-year anniversary, and following the release of its first survey on Wellness Vacations, the Wellness Tourism Association (WTA) polled its members to find out the top wellness travel trends for 2019. [read more]
Celebrating its first-year anniversary, and following the release of its ... [read more]

Switzerland’s Tamina Therme expands

31 Jan 2019
Just in time for its 10th anniversary, Tamina Therme at the Grand Resort Bad Ragaz in Switzerland is opening The Ragaz Sauna Village, which expands the thermal bath's spa area by 1,000 square metres and houses one of Switzerland's biggest infusion saunas. [read more]
Just in time for its 10th anniversary, Tamina Therme at ... [read more]

Avani Hotels debuts bayside spa resort in Thailand

01 Feb 2019
Avani Hotels & Resorts has opened Avani + Samui – a beachfront retreat located near Taling Ngam on the tropical island of Koh Samui. [read more]
Avani Hotels & Resorts has opened Avani + Samui – ... [read more]

Blue World Voyages to launch first-ever wellness-centric cruise

31 Jan 2019
Luxury group Blue World Voyages has announced that it will debut the world's first leisure and wellness-focused cruise later this year. [read more]
Luxury group Blue World Voyages has announced that it will ... [read more]

Lithuanian spa to focus on sleep wellness

31 Jan 2019
Full-service wellness consultants The E77 Company are working on a sleep wellness spa concept for the Amberton Green Spa Druskininkai in southern Lithuania. [read more]
Full-service wellness consultants The E77 Company are working on a ... [read more]

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]

Raison d'Etre celebrates milestone anniversary

18 Jan 2019
Spa consultancy firm and wellness think tank, Raison d'Etre is celebrating its twentieth anniversary. [read more]
Spa consultancy firm and wellness think tank, Raison d'Etre is ... [read more]
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