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New ISPA research shines spotlight on consumers' spa habits and concerns

27 May 2022
The International Spa Association (ISPA) Foundation has released the 11th volume of its Consumer Snapshot initiative titled New Era, New Consumer. [read more]
The International Spa Association (ISPA) Foundation has released the 11th ... [read more]

GSN Planet develops app to help spas monitor and improve sustainability credentials

25 May 2022
Spa teams can now measure and improve their sustainability credentials following the launch of Green Spa Network (GSN) Planet’s new sustainability calculator. [read more]
Spa teams can now measure and improve their sustainability credentials ... [read more]

Fairmont signals entry into Japan with plans for urban retreat in Tokyo

24 May 2022
Hospitality giant Accor and Japan-based real estate company Nomura Real Estate Development have unveiled plans to open a Fairmont property in Tokyo in 2025. [read more]
Hospitality giant Accor and Japan-based real estate company Nomura Real ... [read more]

Studio Apostoli brings the outdoors in for nature-centric spa project in Hudson Valley

24 May 2022
International spa and wellness design firm Studio Apostoli is realising a new private members’ spa in New York’s verdant Hudson Valley. [read more]
International spa and wellness design firm Studio Apostoli is realising ... [read more]

GWI spotlights country-specific wellness economy data with new Geography of Wellness microsite

23 May 2022
The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has launched the Geography of Wellness microsite to showcase different countries’ wellness economies. [read more]
The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has launched the Geography of ... [read more]

Four Seasons spa launches in New Orleans with rooftop infinity pool and panoramic Mississippi River views

20 May 2022
Four Seasons has opened the doors to a brand new luxury hotel spa in downtown New Orleans, within its Four Seasons Hotel New Orleans. [read more]
Four Seasons has opened the doors to a brand new ... [read more]

Gurney’s Montauk announces completion of US$20m spa renovation

19 May 2022
Gurney’s Montauk Resort in Long Island, US, has relaunched its Seawater Spa following a US$20m top-to-toe refresh focused on holistic wellness, innovation and sustainability. [read more]
Gurney’s Montauk Resort in Long Island, US, has relaunched its ... [read more]

Hyatt is piloting private gyms that can be rented by the hour

16 May 2022
Hyatt is piloting private gyms in five of its US hotels as part of its Stay Fit Private Fitness programme. The exercise spaces are located in converted guest rooms and offer a collection of cardio and strength-training equipment. [read more]
Hyatt is piloting private gyms in five of its US ... [read more]

Aman New York launching in August with urban spa sanctuary

17 May 2022
Luxury hotel group Aman has announced its long-awaited urban property in New York City will welcome guests as of 2 August 2022. [read more]
Luxury hotel group Aman has announced its long-awaited urban property ... [read more]

Garden of the Gods Resort and Club appoints Tania McCorkle as wellness director

16 May 2022
Strata Integrated Wellness and Spa at Garden of the Gods Resort and Club, Colorado, is under new leadership with the appointment of Tania McCorkle as director of wellness. [read more]
Strata Integrated Wellness and Spa at Garden of the Gods ... [read more]

WTS International rebrands and joins Arch Amenities Group

12 May 2022
Arch Amenities Group has been formed by the amalgamation of WTS International, corporate fitness and amenity solution provider LifeStart and Meet Hospitality – a hospitality services and hosted meetings company. [read more]
Arch Amenities Group has been formed by the amalgamation of ... [read more]

Ella Kent and Kerstin Florian honoured with ISPA achievement awards

11 May 2022
The International Spa Association (ISPA) championed dedication and innovation at its recent Las Vegas conference. [read more]
The International Spa Association (ISPA) championed dedication and innovation at ... [read more]

bbspa_Group reimagines classical Roman baths to create new spa in Florence

09 May 2022
A new urban wellness sanctuary has opened in the heart of Florence, Italy, inspired by ancient civilisations and their tradition of thermal bathing. [read more]
A new urban wellness sanctuary has opened in the heart ... [read more]

Global Wellness Institute announces new respiratory wellness initiative

06 May 2022
As climate change, air pollution and COVID-19 impact millions worldwide, the Global Wellness Institute (GWI) is uniting physicians, scientists, and health and wellness business leaders to improve the quality of our air we breathe. [read more]
As climate change, air pollution and COVID-19 impact millions worldwide, ... [read more]

Zoe Wall hints future One&Only spas may partner with iconic fashion house

05 May 2022
In the latest issue of Spa Business, Kerzner’s new global wellness director Zoe Wall gives the lowdown on the resort developer and operator’s long term wellness gameplan. [read more]
In the latest issue of Spa Business, Kerzner’s new global ... [read more]

Perspire Sauna Studio signs 28 new US franchise deals

04 May 2022
Perspire Sauna Studio, the infrared and red light therapy (RLT) sauna franchise, has reported a record-breaking first quarter in 2022. [read more]
Perspire Sauna Studio, the infrared and red light therapy (RLT) ... [read more]

US spa industry hit more than US$18bn in revenues in 2021, reports ISPA

03 May 2022
Spas across the US generated US$18.1bn (€17.2bn, £14.4bn) in revenues in 2021, marking an almost 50 per cent increase compared to 2020 (US$12.1bn, €11.5bn, £9.7bn). [read more]
Spas across the US generated US$18.1bn (€17.2bn, £14.4bn) in revenues ... [read more]

Wellness Hall of Fame announces Deborah Szekely as inaugural Fellow on her 100th birthday

03 May 2022
Deborah Szekely, philanthropist, social activist, teacher and entrepreneur, has been inducted into the Wellness Hall of Fame (WellHOF) as its inaugural Fellow on the day of her 100th birthday. [read more]
Deborah Szekely, philanthropist, social activist, teacher and entrepreneur, has been ... [read more]

Great Spa Towns of Europe celebrate creation of new industry association

03 May 2022
The Great Spa Towns of Europe, one of UNESCO's newest World Heritage Sites, has launched an association to deliver the future management and protection of its member spa towns and cities. [read more]
The Great Spa Towns of Europe, one of UNESCO's newest ... [read more]

Svart Eiendom chooses Six Senses to run the world's first off-grid hotel in the Arctic Circle

27 Apr 2022
Svart Eiendom AS, owner and developer of Svart, one of the world’s first energy-positive hotels, has brought in Six Senses as its management company. [read more]
Svart Eiendom AS, owner and developer of Svart, one of ... [read more]
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