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Massage Heights experiences historic revenue growth

06 Feb 2023
North American spa franchise Massage Heights has reported record-breaking revenues and peak company average unit volume (AUV) performance for the past year. [read more]
North American spa franchise Massage Heights has reported record-breaking revenues ... [read more]

Google lays off 31 massage therapists as part of major staff cuts

02 Feb 2023
Google has let go of 31 massage therapists after senior leadership cut its global staff base by 12,000 employees. [read more]
Google has let go of 31 massage therapists after senior ... [read more]

Nicholas Clayton joins GOCO Hospitality as president of new GOCO America division

01 Feb 2023
GOCO Hospitality, global wellness consulting, development and management company, has appointed seasoned hospitality executive Nicholas Clayton as president of its recently-launched GOCO America divison. [read more]
GOCO Hospitality, global wellness consulting, development and management company, has ... [read more]

New Global Wellness Summit report forecasts top 12 wellness trends for 2023

31 Jan 2023
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has unveiled its annual trends report predicting the trends set to dominate the global health and wellness industry in 2023. [read more]
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has unveiled its annual trends ... [read more]

The Spa at Séc-he: upcoming Palm Springs spa to flow with legendary waters of 12,000-year-old hot spring

31 Jan 2023
A large new hot springs and spa destination is coming to downtown Palm Springs, California, this April. [read more]
A large new hot springs and spa destination is coming ... [read more]

Wellness Access Institute launches to improve understanding of and accessibility to wellness

24 Jan 2023
A new think tank called the Wellness Access Institute (WAI – pronounced why) has launched to help the industry address its biggest problems and drive research-based innovation. [read more]
A new think tank called the Wellness Access Institute (WAI ... [read more]

Veronica Schreibeis Smith and Amir Alroy join GWS Advisory Board

27 Jan 2023
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has announced the appointment of two international wellness thought leaders to its Advisory Board. [read more]
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has announced the appointment of ... [read more]

FaceGym heads down under with first Australian studio, partnered with Mecca

27 Jan 2023
Facial fitness and skincare brand FaceGym has entered the Australian market with its first bricks and mortar studio in Sydney and a new deal with Australasian beauty retailer Mecca. [read more]
Facial fitness and skincare brand FaceGym has entered the Australian ... [read more]

Emlyn Brown, Kent Richards and Sara Codner outline top priorities for spa and wellness leaders in 2023

26 Jan 2023
Spa and wellness industry thought leaders gathered yesterday (26 January) at the Grow Well webinar – hosted by We Work Well – to share their plans, vision and strategies for 2023. [read more]
Spa and wellness industry thought leaders gathered yesterday (26 January) ... [read more]

Recovery-focused spa brand The Covery outlines 2023 expansion plans

24 Jan 2023
Recovery wellness spa franchise The Covery will expand with 15 new US locations and new partnerships in 2023 – including a destination at Texas’ iconic Trellis Spa at The Houstonian. [read more]
Recovery wellness spa franchise The Covery will expand with 15 ... [read more]

Greek spa and wellness market ripe for investment, reports Global Wellness Economy

24 Jan 2023
The Greek wellness economy was under the spotlight today at the inaugural Global Wellness Economy conference, hosted in Athens, Greece. [read more]
The Greek wellness economy was under the spotlight today at ... [read more]

Amanda Al-Masri joins Hilton as vice-president of wellness

19 Jan 2023
Spa industry veteran Amanda Al-Masri is heading up Hilton Hotels & Resorts’ wellness division as its new vice-president of wellness. [read more]
Spa industry veteran Amanda Al-Masri is heading up Hilton Hotels ... [read more]

Grand Resort Bad Ragaz plans £12m renovation to reinforce position in European wellness market

18 Jan 2023
Switzerland’s established wellbeing and medical health resort Grand Resort Bad Ragaz is preparing to conduct a comprehensive renovation of one of its two five-star hotels. [read more]
Switzerland’s established wellbeing and medical health resort Grand Resort Bad ... [read more]

Community-based wellness and connection top Mindbody's 2023 US trend forecast

18 Jan 2023
17,000 US consumers have been quizzed on their wellness priorities and habits as part of Mindbody’s 2023 Wellness Index survey. [read more]
17,000 US consumers have been quizzed on their wellness priorities ... [read more]

Where old meets new: Six Senses chooses Tel Aviv for next urban outpost

17 Jan 2023
Global hotel and spa operator Six Senses is branching further into urban spaces after announcing plans to launch a brand new destination in Tel Aviv, Israel in 2025. [read more]
Global hotel and spa operator Six Senses is branching further ... [read more]

Emerald Collection ventures into Africa with tropical retreat and spa on Tanzanian coastline

16 Jan 2023
The Emerald Collection has opened its latest retreat in Zanzibar, Tanzania, inspired by the country’s tropical landscape and cultural heritage. [read more]
The Emerald Collection has opened its latest retreat in Zanzibar, ... [read more]

Jim Root announces return to Rancho La Puerta after 27 years

13 Jan 2023
Spa and wellness industry veteran Jim Root has been appointed as senior advisor by celebrated Mexican destination spa Rancho La Puerta. [read more]
Spa and wellness industry veteran Jim Root has been appointed ... [read more]

Accor champions inclusive wellness in new Health to Wealth white paper

13 Jan 2023
Hospitality giant Accor has unveiled a new white paper exploring eight key pathways for navigating business, society and leadership toward a future where human wellbeing and fulfilment are essential priorities. [read more]
Hospitality giant Accor has unveiled a new white paper exploring ... [read more]

Corporate wellness, sleep and indifference to ‘clean’ beauty: McKinsey research reveals six crucial US wellness trends

12 Jan 2023
McKinsey has gathered data on 2,000 US consumers to reveal insights into shifting consumer behaviour towards wellness in the US. [read more]
McKinsey has gathered data on 2,000 US consumers to reveal ... [read more]

Hot springs of Costa Rica, Israel, Japan and Italy inspire 10-acre wellness haven in Atlanta

10 Jan 2023
Treasured hot springs destinations from around the globe are serving as the inspiration for an ambitious new hot springs venue and spa project in Georgia, US. [read more]
Treasured hot springs destinations from around the globe are serving ... [read more]
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