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New York’s Blum Center offers brain optimisation programme

21 Oct 2019
New York’s Blum Center for Health, a functional health facility, is offering a personalised, non- invasive, neuro-enhancement programme. [read more]
New York’s Blum Center for Health, a functional health facility, ... [read more]

Civana resort to host equine retreat

21 Oct 2019
Affordable wellness resort Civana is running a women-only equine retreat during 8-10 November, "Creative Soul Retreat – A Meditation, Writing and Equine Experience". [read more]
Affordable wellness resort Civana is running a women-only equine retreat ... [read more]

Topo Design Studio spa revamp follows resort renovation at Sheraton Maldives

21 Oct 2019
A $470,000 (€422,000, £362,000) spa renovation is being carried out by Topo Design Studio at the Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort, with treatment villas being revamped and an upgrade to the VIP suite. [read more]
A $470,000 (€422,000, £362,000) spa renovation is being carried out ... [read more]

ISPA’s US Spa Study: cannabidiol is industry’s next big thing, say 43 per cent of respondents

21 Oct 2019
Nearly half (43 per cent) of the respondents to ISPA’s 2019 US Spa Industry Study feel cannabidiol (CBD) products and treatments will be the industry’s next big thing. [read more]
Nearly half (43 per cent) of the respondents to ISPA’s ... [read more]

Kyricos receives Leading Woman in Wellness award

21 Oct 2019
Mia Kyricos, senior vice president and global head of wellbeing for Hyatt Hotels, was presented with the Leading Woman in Wellness award at the Global Wellness Summit in Singapore last week. [read more]
Mia Kyricos, senior vice president and global head of wellbeing ... [read more]

It’s time for governments to pay attention to wellness, says Global Wellness Institute

18 Oct 2019
The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has released a white paper – Opportunities and Impacts of the Wellness Economy for Regional Development – to guide policymakers, researchers and business people. [read more]
The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has released a white paper ... [read more]

Six Senses adds the fourth lodge to its multi-location Bhutan project

18 Oct 2019
Six Senses has opened its fourth Himalayan guest lodge in Bhutan, Six Senses Gangtey, named the “Traditional Bird Watching Bridge”. [read more]
Six Senses has opened its fourth Himalayan guest lodge in ... [read more]

Longevity Wellness Worldwide creates medi-wellness blend for Portuguese resort

18 Oct 2019
Medical treatments and spa and wellness interventions are offered side by side at the new €25m Longevity Health and Wellness Hotel in Alvor, Portugal. [read more]
Medical treatments and spa and wellness interventions are offered side ... [read more]

Arianna Huffington's Thrive acquires AI specialist Boundless Mind

17 Oct 2019
Thrive Global, the wellness and behaviour change tech firm founded by Arianna Huffington, has acquired neuroscience-based AI company Boundless Mind. [read more]
Thrive Global, the wellness and behaviour change tech firm founded ... [read more]

Noel Asmar Group launches new textile recycling initiative for hotels and spas

16 Oct 2019
Uniform manufacturer Noel Asmar Group has launched a new sustainability initiative, Hospitality Lifecycle, a textile recycling programme for hotels and spas. [read more]
Uniform manufacturer Noel Asmar Group has launched a new sustainability ... [read more]

GWI Announces 2020 Partnership with Prevention magazine

14 Oct 2019
The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has partnered with American consumer magazine, Prevention to promote the Wellness Moonshot – a GWI initiative which is the first global commitment to eradicate preventable, chronic diseases. [read more]
The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has partnered with American consumer ... [read more]

Sangha appoints former Aman exec John Reed as COO

14 Oct 2019
Sangha Retreat by Octave has appointed John Reed as chief operating officer. [read more]
Sangha Retreat by Octave has appointed John Reed as chief ... [read more]

Seth Mattison to deliver keynote at first ISPA Talent Symposium

14 Oct 2019
The International Spa Association (ISPA) has announced Seth Mattison, an international expert on workforce trends and strategy, as its keynote speaker at the ISPA Talent Symposium which is taking place on 15 April 2020. [read more]
The International Spa Association (ISPA) has announced Seth Mattison, an ... [read more]

CIDESCO announces new board appointments at 67th World Congress

07 Oct 2019
CIDESCO International, the standards setter for the global spa and beauty industries, has announced that Sandy Fuhr has been elected as its new president. [read more]
CIDESCO International, the standards setter for the global spa and ... [read more]

Amatara Phuket announces six-day silent retreat

14 Oct 2019
Amatara has announced it will run a six-day Mindfulness Silent Retreat in Phuket, Thailand, from 2-7 June 2020. [read more]
Amatara has announced it will run a six-day Mindfulness Silent ... [read more]

Jumeirah Group’s J Club launch is best-in-class health and wellness service, says Jumeirah CEO

08 Oct 2019
Jumeirah Group has partnered with London-based Embody Fitness to launch a lifestyle and wellness destination called the J Club at Dubai’s Jumeirah Beach Hotel. [read more]
Jumeirah Group has partnered with London-based Embody Fitness to launch ... [read more]

Dusit International opening Kathmandu hotel in 2020

08 Oct 2019
Thai hotel company, Dusit International, has partnered with Tibetan-based Hotel Lhasa International to develop and operate a new Dusit Princess hotel in central Kathmandu, Nepal. [read more]
Thai hotel company, Dusit International, has partnered with Tibetan-based Hotel ... [read more]

Sensei to launch Well - Being retreat at Four Seasons Lana'i at Koele

10 Oct 2019
Tech billionaire, Larry Ellison, co-founder of Oracle, has announced a partnership with the Ellison-owned Four Seasons Hotel Lana'i at Koele for the creation of the first Sensei Retreat under the Sensei Well - Being brand. [read more]
Tech billionaire, Larry Ellison, co-founder of Oracle, has announced a ... [read more]

Don Quixote, suffragettes and puppets who come to life: Aufguss World Championships get creative

10 Oct 2019
For the first time, a woman has been crowned top aufguss master in the world at the Aufguss World Championships, held last month at the newly built Spa Berendonck in The Netherlands. [read more]
For the first time, a woman has been crowned top ... [read more]

Mary Bemis launches new consumer spa directory

09 Oct 2019
Mary Bemis of the Insider’s Guide to Spas website has launched a digital spa directory designed for consumers to better understand the wellness marketplace. [read more]
Mary Bemis of the Insider’s Guide to Spas website has ... [read more]
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