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ISPA celebrates creativity and reveals 2021 ISPA Innovate Awards winners

13 Apr 2021
The International Spa Association (ISPA) has named 12 winners of the 2021 ISPA Innovate Awards. [read more]
The International Spa Association (ISPA) has named 12 winners of ... [read more]

Sonal Uberoi launches new book showcasing why hospitality must capitalise on wellness assets

12 Apr 2021
Industry figure and founder of Spa Balance Consulting Sonal Uberoi has penned a new book, named The Wellness Asset: How wellness can transform and future-proof your hotel. [read more]
Industry figure and founder of Spa Balance Consulting Sonal Uberoi ... [read more]

First 1000 Day of Wellness to unveil conception wellness training led by Christine Clinton and Joanne Berry

09 Apr 2021
The First 1000 Days of Wellness (F1000 Days) will introduce specialised practitioner training for conception, pregnancy, and family integrative wellness, in partnership with respected industry trainers Christine Clinton and Joanne Berry. [read more]
The First 1000 Days of Wellness (F1000 Days) will introduce ... [read more]

Ghislain Waeyaert departs Deep Nature and becomes president of bbSpa’s new French division

09 Apr 2021
Ghislain Waeyaert, former VP of French wellness brand and consultancy Deep Nature, has been appointed president of the new French branch of Italy-based global spa consultancy bbSpa_Group. [read more]
Ghislain Waeyaert, former VP of French wellness brand and consultancy ... [read more]

Michael Bruggeman spearheading One Well World foundation to inspire global wellbeing

08 Apr 2021
Michael Bruggeman, CEO of OM4 Organic Male and haia, is leading a new nonprofit charitable foundation supported by a host of leading beauty, wellness and healthcare industry experts. [read more]
Michael Bruggeman, CEO of OM4 Organic Male and haia, is ... [read more]

Switzerland’s Bürgenstock Resort introduces Covid Bounce Back retreat

07 Apr 2021
Premium Swiss wellness destination The Bürgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne has launched a comprehensive Covid Bounce Back programme at its five-star in-house medical wellness facility, Waldhotel. [read more]
Premium Swiss wellness destination The Bürgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne has ... [read more]

Hotel spa recovery hinges on vaccinations, consumer confidence and pent-up demand

07 Apr 2021
According to Jan Freitag, senior VP at Smith Travel Research (STR), the industry can expect to see a pick-up in the luxury hospitality sector, including hotel spas, in a matter of months. [read more]
According to Jan Freitag, senior VP at Smith Travel Research ... [read more]

Irish Spa Association warns of emerging black market in beauty sector due to extended industry closure

06 Apr 2021
An emerging shadow economy of the Irish beauty industry will continue to grow rapidly unless the sector is allowed to reopen soon, the Irish Spa Association (ISA) has warned. [read more]
An emerging shadow economy of the Irish beauty industry will ... [read more]

PGA Catalunya prepares to open €5m Wellness Centre to position itself as leading European wellness destination

01 Apr 2021
PGA Catalunya will unveil its brand new Wellness Centre in Girona, Spain, on 16 April, following a €5m (£4.3m, US$5.9m) investment. [read more]
PGA Catalunya will unveil its brand new Wellness Centre in ... [read more]

Gharieni and The Product House collaborate on new treatment concepts

01 Apr 2021
The Product House (TPH) and Gharieni Group have partnered to develop a series of exclusive spa and wellness treatments, combining Gharieni concept beds with therapeutic treatments from internationally leading skincare brands. [read more]
The Product House (TPH) and Gharieni Group have partnered to ... [read more]

Azerai grows portfolio with new coastal retreat in Vietnam

31 Mar 2021
Aman founder and hotelier Adrian Zecha has expanded his Azerai resort brand with a new barefoot luxury destination and spa in Southeastern Vietnam. [read more]
Aman founder and hotelier Adrian Zecha has expanded his Azerai ... [read more]

GWI appoints China-based entrepreneur and Tianren Culture co-founder Victor Koo to advisory board

31 Mar 2021
The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has announced that Victor Koo, chair of Heyi Holdings and co-founder of Tianren Culture, will join its advisory board. [read more]
The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has announced that Victor Koo, ... [read more]

Four Seasons announces plans to breathe new life into classic 20th-century beachfront property in Mallorca

29 Mar 2021
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has announced plans to reimagine the former Hotel Formentor in Mallorca, Spain, originally opened in 1929. [read more]
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has announced plans to reimagine ... [read more]

Howard Murad, Michael Pugliese and Nigel Franklyn to headline HydraFacial industry summit

25 Mar 2021
The HydraFacial Company has revealed a preview of its ​guest speaker line-up for HydraFacial Live 2021, to inspire practitioners and clinicians as lockdown lifts. [read more]
The HydraFacial Company has revealed a preview of its ​guest ... [read more]

Alta Capital Real Estate launches new fund targeting hospitality developments focused on sustainability and wellness

25 Mar 2021
At a time when companies in the hospitality sector are facing unprecedented challenges, private equity firm Alta Capital Real Estate has grasped the opportunity to invest in undervalued wellness hospitality assets across Asia-Pacific. [read more]
At a time when companies in the hospitality sector are ... [read more]

RLA Global appoints managing director in the Middle East

24 Mar 2021
Resources for Leisure Assets Global (RLA Global) has appointed Paul Boldy to the role of managing director of RLA Global, Middle East. [read more]
Resources for Leisure Assets Global (RLA Global) has appointed Paul ... [read more]

Prince Harry appointed chief impact officer of US coaching and mental health firm

24 Mar 2021
Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex has become the first chief impact officer of US-based coaching and mental health firm BetterUp. [read more]
Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex has become the first ... [read more]

Nutrition takes centre stage as Anantara refreshes wellness offering at Maldivian retreats

23 Mar 2021
Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spas is refreshing a selection of its idyllic Maldives resorts with the introduction of nutritional therapy, wellness cuisine workshops and health and nutrition seminars. [read more]
Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spas is refreshing a selection of ... [read more]

Langham to open beachfront hotel and TCM spa inside glimmering crystalline jewel towers on Australian coastline

23 Mar 2021
Langham Hospitality Group will manage its third luxury hotel in Gold Coast, Australia, housed within a new Chad Oppenheim-designed crystalline jewel tower. [read more]
Langham Hospitality Group will manage its third luxury hotel in ... [read more]

GOCO shares plans for Canadian wellness retreat inspired by healing properties of nature

22 Mar 2021
International wellness consulting and management firm GOCO Hospitality is co-developing a new luxury wellness retreat in British Columbia, Canada, focused on an adventurous outdoor lifestyle and personal wellbeing. [read more]
International wellness consulting and management firm GOCO Hospitality is co-developing ... [read more]
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