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GWS appoints ­fitness industry thought leader, C. Victor Brick, to advisory board

17 Sep 2020
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has announced the appointment of C. Victor Brick, CEO of Planet Fitness Growth Partners (PFGP) and chair of the John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation, to its 12-person advisory board. [read more]
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has announced the appointment of ... [read more]

Hyatt’s wellbeing brand, Exhale, teams up with Amazon over newly launched Halo service

18 Sep 2020
Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced a new collaboration between its spa and fitness brand, Exhale, and the newly launched Amazon Halo service. [read more]
Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced a new collaboration between its ... [read more]

Four Seasons to manage historic San Domenico Palace in Taormina, Italy

17 Sep 2020
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts is collaborating with developer, Gruppo Statuto, to transform the celebrated San Domenico Palace in Sicily, Italy, into San Domenico Palace, Taormina, A Four Seasons Hotel. [read more]
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts is collaborating with developer, Gruppo ... [read more]

Susan Bonner appointed OneSpaWorld CCO as Glenn Fusfield announces plans to retire as CEO

17 Sep 2020
Cruise ship and resort operator, OneSpaWorld Holdings (OSW) has announced that Susan Bonner will join the company as chief commercial officer, starting 12 October, 2020. [read more]
Cruise ship and resort operator, OneSpaWorld Holdings (OSW) has announced ... [read more]

Rainer Bolsinger appointed CMO and CSO of artofcryo.com

17 Sep 2020
Industry figure, Rainer Bolsinger, has recently been appointed chief sales officer and chief marketing officer for artofcryo.com, a new division of L&R Kältetechnik GmbH & Co. KG. [read more]
Industry figure, Rainer Bolsinger, has recently been appointed chief sales ... [read more]

Luxury Caribbean resort offering underwater wellness programme

17 Sep 2020
Breathwork is known globally as a key pillar of wellness and its positive effects are well documented on the physical, mental and emotional state. In St Lucia, Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort and Spa has blended the technique with diving to create a new underwater wellness programme. [read more]
Breathwork is known globally as a key pillar of wellness ... [read more]

Jean-Michel Gathy to design new Aman holistic wellness centre and urban residences in Bangkok

16 Sep 2020
Luxury hotel and resort brand Aman has unveiled plans for urban Aman Residences in Bangkok, with design by world-renowned architect, Jean-Michel Gathy. [read more]
Luxury hotel and resort brand Aman has unveiled plans for ... [read more]

Chiva-Som expands online wellness services with health and wellbeing seminars

15 Sep 2020
Integrative health resort, Chiva-Som in Hua Hin, Thailand, is growing its Online Wellness Service offering with a series of complimentary classes and talks throughout September and October. [read more]
Integrative health resort, Chiva-Som in Hua Hin, Thailand, is growing ... [read more]

ISM Spa expands US footprint and debuts new branded spa concept

11 Sep 2020
Spa management company, ISM Spa, is expanding its reach in the US, having recently opened two new properties, with plans to open an additional destination in Q4 2020. [read more]
Spa management company, ISM Spa, is expanding its reach in ... [read more]

Lefay embraces nature and unveils outdoor wellness journeys with views of Lake Garda

10 Sep 2020
Lefay Resort and Spa Lago di Garda in Italy has introduced five new treatment packages inspired by nature, which blend outdoor activities, TCM practices and wellness treatments. [read more]
Lefay Resort and Spa Lago di Garda in Italy has ... [read more]

Ritz-Carlton unveils mountainside spa in Japan with traditional onsen and daily meditation ritual

10 Sep 2020
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has recently opened a new luxury resort and spa in Japan, expanding its luxury Asia Pacific portfolio into the historic mountain region of Nikko. [read more]
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has recently opened a new luxury ... [read more]

Relais & Chateaux opens Croatian resort and spa, inspired by local herblore

10 Sep 2020
A brand new luxury resort and spa has recently opened on the Croatian island of Hvar, inspired by local healing traditions and nature. [read more]
A brand new luxury resort and spa has recently opened ... [read more]

Upcoming World Wellness Weekend 2020 aims to democratise wellness

09 Sep 2020
World Wellness Weekend (WWW) is fast approaching and will be going ahead via a combination of online streaming and socially-distanced group wellness activities around the world, on 19-20 September 2020. [read more]
World Wellness Weekend (WWW) is fast approaching and will be ... [read more]

GWS opens new wellness tech innovation competition, winner will be crowned at 2020 Summit

09 Sep 2020
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS), has announced that a “Call for Wellness Innovations” contest, as well as a dedicated Tech Innovation Pavilion, will be unveiled at the 2020 conference. [read more]
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS), has announced that a “Call ... [read more]

Investors must thoroughly assess financial impacts of wellness investments, says new wellness real estate report

04 Sep 2020
Wellness offerings can significantly boost hotel revenues and profits, but developers and investors must carefully assess their impacts on real estate to achieve targeted returns, according to a recent industry study. [read more]
Wellness offerings can significantly boost hotel revenues and profits, but ... [read more]

We Work Well introduces virtual buyers event for Europe, the Middle East and Africa

03 Sep 2020
Buyer event company, We Work Well, has announced the launch of We Work Well EMEA, expanding its recently debuted virtual meeting platform to Europe, the Middle East and Africa. [read more]
Buyer event company, We Work Well, has announced the launch ... [read more]

Bach, Tompkins and Lynch team up to celebrate ‘powerful connection' between art and wellbeing

02 Sep 2020
Before the pandemic, spas were beginning to experiment with wellbeing-boosting arts-based activities – anything from colouring and painting to creative writing, and during lockdown, people all around the world turned to the arts to take sanctuary. [read more]
Before the pandemic, spas were beginning to experiment with wellbeing-boosting ... [read more]

Four Seasons Philadelphia’s crystal-inspired spa awarded Forbes five-star rating

02 Sep 2020
Forbes has awarded its five-star Travel Guide Rating to the spa at Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center – a 1,121 ft, 60-storey skyscraper. [read more]
Forbes has awarded its five-star Travel Guide Rating to the ... [read more]

ISPA launches Heart of the Matter virtual series

02 Sep 2020
ISPA is hosting a virtual event series bringing together luminaries from a variety of backgrounds for in-depth conversations touching on topics that impact spa professionals both personally and professionally. [read more]
ISPA is hosting a virtual event series bringing together luminaries ... [read more]

Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam to unveil historic residence with exclusive spa access, dedicated therapist and unlimited treatments

28 Aug 2020
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam is unveiling The Mayor’s Residence, a private nine-bedroom palace which offers guests exclusive wellness perks as well as the services of the existing five-star hotel. [read more]
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam is unveiling The Mayor’s Residence, a private ... [read more]
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