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APSWC creates programme in response to UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

03 Dec 2019
The Asia Pacific Spa and Wellness Coalition (APSWC), an umbrella organisation for spa associations and businesses across Asia, is creating a sustainability programme in response to the United Nations’ (UN) 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). [read more]
The Asia Pacific Spa and Wellness Coalition (APSWC), an umbrella ... [read more]

St. Regis Maldives announces visiting practitioner series

03 Dec 2019
Private island resort, St.Regis Maldives Vommuli, has partnered with five wellness experts to create a visiting practitioner series, which will run from November 2019 to April 2020. [read more]
Private island resort, St.Regis Maldives Vommuli, has partnered with five ... [read more]

Anantara skincare range goes all-natural

03 Dec 2019
Anantara Spa has reformulated its signature skincare products with natural ingredients. [read more]
Anantara Spa has reformulated its signature skincare products with natural ... [read more]

Soothe announces roll-out of CBD massages

03 Dec 2019
On-demand massage service, Soothe, has rolled out CBD massages to customers in Southern California. [read more]
On-demand massage service, Soothe, has rolled out CBD massages to ... [read more]

Bathe under the midnight sun in Sweden’s new floating hotel and spa

02 Dec 2019
Architects Bertil Harström and Johan Krauppi have created a free-floating hotel on one of Sweden's longest rivers, with the micro-destination featuring a spa among its offerings. [read more]
Architects Bertil Harström and Johan Krauppi have created a free-floating ... [read more]

The motherload of wellness content: GWS launches podcasts

03 Dec 2019
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has announced the launch of its first podcast series, recorded live during the 2019 conference in Singapore. [read more]
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has announced the launch of ... [read more]

Four Seasons to expand luxury Mexico collection

29 Nov 2019
Four Seasons Hotel and Resorts has announced plans to add a fourth Mexican Resort – Four Seasons Resort and Residences Cabo San Lucas at Cabo Del Sol – which is slated to open in 2022. [read more]
Four Seasons Hotel and Resorts has announced plans to add ... [read more]

Erlich, Silva to lead spa team at Florida’s upcoming Amrit Resort

03 Dec 2019
Amrit Resort & Residences – due to open on Singer Island, Florida in Spring 2020 – has named industry veteran David Erlich as co-general manager, spa division. [read more]
Amrit Resort & Residences – due to open on Singer ... [read more]

Bernhard Mayer-Klenk, inventor of the experience shower, dies at 78

02 Dec 2019
Bernhard Mayer-Klenk, founder of spa supplier Kemitron GmbH, passed away on 6 November 2019 at age 78. [read more]
Bernhard Mayer-Klenk, founder of spa supplier Kemitron GmbH, passed away ... [read more]

Chedi Club Ubud rebrands to celebrate acclaimed Indonesian architect, Hendra Hadiprana

26 Nov 2019
The Chedi Club Tanah Gajah Ubud resort, Bali, is undergoing a change of management and a rebrand, with the handover scheduled for 1 January 2020. [read more]
The Chedi Club Tanah Gajah Ubud resort, Bali, is undergoing ... [read more]

Anantara executes strategic expansion into Mauritius

26 Nov 2019
Anantara has recently launched its first Mauritian destination – Iko Mauritius Resort and Villas – on the Le Chaland beach, Mauritius. [read more]
Anantara has recently launched its first Mauritian destination – Iko ... [read more]

SHA plans further expansion with first Middle East location set for 2023

27 Nov 2019
SHA Wellness Clinic has announced the second phase of an ambitious global expansion plan, with SHA Emirates at AlJurf in Abu Dhabi, UAE, in partnership with Abu Dhabi-based place-maker IMKAN. [read more]
SHA Wellness Clinic has announced the second phase of an ... [read more]

Northern Lights to be recreated at Apostoli-designed Italian thermal spa

26 Nov 2019
Architect Alberto Apostoli is designing a new four-level spa for the Formentin Hotel, which is set to open next year. A historic thermal hotel built in 1911, the Formentin Hotel is located in the centre of Abano Terme, an ancient thermal area located between Verona and Venice, where natural thermal water flows to the surface at 87°C, delivering about 300 litres of water per minute. [read more]
Architect Alberto Apostoli is designing a new four-level spa for ... [read more]

Spinal alignment and gut programmes offered by Sangha Retreat by Octave Institute

26 Nov 2019
Sangha Retreat by Octave Institute is offering a four or seven-day Traditional Spinal Alignment retreat at its wellness destination in Suzhou, China. [read more]
Sangha Retreat by Octave Institute is offering a four or ... [read more]

Swiss thermal partnership: Grand Resort Bad Ragaz joins forces with Clinics of Valens

26 Nov 2019
Swiss wellbeing medical health resort, Grand Resort Bad Ragaz, has announced a partnership with Clinics of Valens, which specialises in neurology, rheumatology, pneumology, geriatrics and psychosomatics. The partnership will commence on 1 January 2020. [read more]
Swiss wellbeing medical health resort, Grand Resort Bad Ragaz, has ... [read more]

Aman plans desert encampment with stargazing and Navajo wellness

19 Nov 2019
Aman is set to expand the offering at its Utah desert resort with a standalone luxury desert encampment, which is billed to open in April 2020. [read more]
Aman is set to expand the offering at its Utah ... [read more]

Deborah Szekely launches fundraiser as local community of Tecate is devastated by wildfires

19 Nov 2019
Industry veteran Deborah Szekely has reached out for donations to support the community of Tecate in Baja California, Mexico – the nearest settlement to wellness destination, Rancha La Puerta – following wildfires which claimed four lives. [read more]
Industry veteran Deborah Szekely has reached out for donations to ... [read more]

Immersive New York Spa boasts ‘Fuzzidarium’ that replicates a cat's purr

19 Nov 2019
A multi-dimensional digital immersive spa experience, created by Luxury Escapism, has opened in Brooklyn, US. [read more]
A multi-dimensional digital immersive spa experience, created by Luxury Escapism, ... [read more]

Luxury ski spa in Cortina redeveloped to create 'natural ambience'

19 Nov 2019
The Cristallo Resort and Spa at the Northern Italian ski resort of Cortina d'Ampezzo has undergone a major refurbishment. [read more]
The Cristallo Resort and Spa at the Northern Italian ski ... [read more]

Thailand’s Chiva-Som resort restyled after five-year refurbishment project

15 Nov 2019
Chiva-Som International Health Resort in Hua Hin, Thailand, has completed a THB800million (US$24m, €21m, £19m) renovation project, which has seen resort accommodation, facilities and public areas redesigned, after five years. [read more]
Chiva-Som International Health Resort in Hua Hin, Thailand, has completed ... [read more]
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