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Chablé’s latest retreat sees couples reconnect through Shamanic cleansing, sacred Mayan shell massages and Temazcal ceremonies

30 Sep 2021
Luxury Mexican boutique hotel and spa brand Chablé Hotels has curated a wellness journey for couples looking to rekindle the romance in their relationship following a testing 18 months enduring the pandemic. [read more]
Luxury Mexican boutique hotel and spa brand Chablé Hotels has ... [read more]

noa* sensitively transforms 17th-century monastic garden into wellness haven

30 Sep 2021
Architecture and interior design firm Network of Architecture (noa*) has breathed new life into the former Monastery Serve di Maria Addolorata in Trentino, situated at the northern tip of the iconic Lake Garda in Italy. [read more]
Architecture and interior design firm Network of Architecture (noa*) has ... [read more]

Wellness real estate market nearly doubles between 2017-2020, finds new GWI research

28 Sep 2021
From 2017-2020, the global wellness real estate market expanded from US$148bn (€126bn,£109bn) to US$275bn (€235bn, £203bn). [read more]
From 2017-2020, the global wellness real estate market expanded from ... [read more]

Neil Palmer named Six Senses’ new chief operating officer

28 Sep 2021
Neil Palmer has been appointed as Six Senses’ chief operating officer (COO) to look after the brand’s growing portfolio of hotels, resorts and spas in 20 countries, with a further 34 properties signed into the development pipeline. [read more]
Neil Palmer has been appointed as Six Senses’ chief operating ... [read more]

Report: Leisure shift drives wellness real estate during the pandemic

24 Sep 2021
Hotels with wellness revenues exceeding US$1m (€852,700, £731,700) generated nearly 75 per cent more in total revenue per available room (TRevPAR) in 2020, compared to locations with wellness revenues of less than US$1m. [read more]
Hotels with wellness revenues exceeding US$1m (€852,700, £731,700) generated nearly ... [read more]

Canyon Ranch’s first urban wellness club to debut in Texas in 2023

23 Sep 2021
US wellness lifestyle brand Canyon Ranch is curating a members-only urban wellness club concept to help its guests lead healthier happier lives. [read more]
US wellness lifestyle brand Canyon Ranch is curating a members-only ... [read more]

Alchemy Springs Communal Bathhouse to revive San Francisco’s social bathing culture

22 Sep 2021
Alchemy Springs Communal Bathhouse, a planned hydrothermal spa located in San Francisco’s Lower Nob Hill neighbourhood, has announced a vision to revive the city’s bathhouse culture and provide a place for community and wellness to intersect through social bathing. [read more]
Alchemy Springs Communal Bathhouse, a planned hydrothermal spa located in ... [read more]

Trilogy Spa Holdings purchases spa asset management firm and its proprietary Spa Audit Service

20 Sep 2021
Spa management and operations company Trilogy Spa Holdings has announced the purchase of Trinity Spa Advisors – a boutique spa asset management firm. [read more]
Spa management and operations company Trilogy Spa Holdings has announced ... [read more]

Healing Hotels of the World taps Marina Efraimoglou and Mahesh Natarajan to host masterclasses on healing in hospitality

21 Sep 2021
Global consortium of holistic hotels, resorts and retreats Healing Hotels of the World is hosting two online webinars aimed at finding answers as to how people can travel consciously as they face the effects of climate change and the Covid-19 pandemic. [read more]
Global consortium of holistic hotels, resorts and retreats Healing Hotels ... [read more]

Elegant spa opens in Budapest inspired by the River Danube and its native swans

21 Sep 2021
A new spa has opened in Budapest, with design influenced by the city’s historical links to thermal bathing and the graceful forms of swans. [read more]
A new spa has opened in Budapest, with design influenced ... [read more]

WTS International announces Barry Goldstein as chief executive officer

20 Sep 2021
Spa consultancy and management firm WTS International has today announced the appointment of Barry Goldstein as chief executive officer (CEO). [read more]
Spa consultancy and management firm WTS International has today announced ... [read more]

Six Senses’ first spa resort in India to open within 14th-century walled fort, formerly home to royalty

20 Sep 2021
Six Senses is scheduled to open its first Indian destination in Rajasthan in mid-October 2021, complete with a 2,800sq m spa. The wellness sanctuary will be powered by Ayurveda's alternative holistic healing traditions which originated in India more than 3,000 years ago. [read more]
Six Senses is scheduled to open its first Indian destination ... [read more]

Doctors in Belgium prescribe museum visits for patients struggling with pandemic stress

16 Sep 2021
Patients treated for stress in the Belgian capital Brussels will be offered free visits to museums, as part of a three-month trial designed to rebuild mental health amid the COVID- 19 pandemic. [read more]
Patients treated for stress in the Belgian capital Brussels will ... [read more]

Hamlet, Robin Hood and Marie Curie inspire sauna masters at Aufguss World Championships 2021

15 Sep 2021
Last week marked the eighth annual Aufguss World Championships, hosted in one of the world’s biggest saunas in Katowice, southern Poland. [read more]
Last week marked the eighth annual Aufguss World Championships, hosted ... [read more]

Oetker Collection unveils exclusive wellness club and Guerlain Spa at new five-star Geneva hotel

13 Sep 2021
After five years’ construction, German hotel management company Oetker Collection has unveiled its first Swiss hotel named The Woodward in the heart of Geneva, complete with views of Mont Blanc and Lake Geneva. [read more]
After five years’ construction, German hotel management company Oetker Collection ... [read more]

Global Wellness Institute to hold inaugural Wellness Real Estate & Communities Symposium

10 Sep 2021
The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) is preparing to host a Wellness Real Estate & Communities Symposium on 28 September 2021 [read more]
The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) is preparing to host a ... [read more]

Miami to become home to world's first Blue Zones Centre to help people live better for longer

09 Sep 2021
Downtown Miami’s upcoming mixed-use development Legacy Hotel & Residences has signed a joint venture deal called Blue Legacy Ventures (JV) with faith-based nonprofit integrated health system Adventist Health. [read more]
Downtown Miami’s upcoming mixed-use development Legacy Hotel & Residences has ... [read more]

World Halotherapy Association names Erin Lee executive director

06 Sep 2021
Erin Lee has been appointed as executive director of the World Halotherapy Association (WHA). [read more]
Erin Lee has been appointed as executive director of the ... [read more]

Riverside spa in Ireland completes first phase of comprehensive €500,000 facility refresh

02 Sep 2021
Boutique hotel The Ice House in North Mayo, Ireland, has spent over €500,000 (£429,527, US$592,660) upgrading its Chill Spa set beside the picturesque River Mayo and Belleek forest. [read more]
Boutique hotel The Ice House in North Mayo, Ireland, has ... [read more]

Wellness for Cancer to host virtual Oncology Massage & Aesthetics Training Conference this October

01 Sep 2021
Cancer advocate charity Wellness for Cancer (WFC) has partnered with regional US spa associations to host a virtual training conference to provide free accredited oncology massage and aesthetics training. [read more]
Cancer advocate charity Wellness for Cancer (WFC) has partnered with ... [read more]
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