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World’s first energy-positive hotel and spa to be completed with interiors by Space Copenhagen

30 Oct 2020
Svart, the world’s first energy-positive hotel, has appointed award-winning Danish designers Space Copenhagen to lead the property’s interior design. [read more]
Svart, the world’s first energy-positive hotel, has appointed award-winning Danish ... [read more]

€100m Lanserhof Sylt project forges ahead towards 2021 opening

29 Oct 2020
Medical spa brand, Lanserhof Group, is continuing to grow its footprint, with construction well underway for its new €100m (US$116.6m, £90.3m) resort on the island of Sylt in northern Germany. [read more]
Medical spa brand, Lanserhof Group, is continuing to grow its ... [read more]

3XN design Denmark’s first climate-positive hotel with rooftop spa, opening 2021

29 Oct 2020
In 2021, the Hotel Green Solution House (Hotel GSH), on the Danish island of Bornholm, will welcome a brand new wing, built, clad and insulated using wooden materials that will be both CO2 neutral and climate positive. [read more]
In 2021, the Hotel Green Solution House (Hotel GSH), on ... [read more]

The Product House provides boost for ME spa industry with free access to CIBTAC Spa Management course

27 Oct 2020
Spa provider, The Product House (TPH), is announcing a new initiative to offer free access to CIBTAC’s Spa & Salon Management Course Level 4 Diploma, in partnership with Professional Beauty. [read more]
Spa provider, The Product House (TPH), is announcing a new ... [read more]

Banyan Tree leads by example and rolls out three new staff mental health initiatives

28 Oct 2020
Banyan Tree Group has announced it’s rolling out three groupwide initiatives to promote staff wellbeing, in particular mental health, during COVID-19 and beyond. [read more]
Banyan Tree Group has announced it’s rolling out three groupwide ... [read more]

Sustainable Spa Association launches global spa industry sustainability survey

27 Oct 2020
The Sustainable Spa Association (SSA) is launching a first-of-its-kind global survey into sustainability in the spa industry. [read more]
The Sustainable Spa Association (SSA) is launching a first-of-its-kind global ... [read more]

Hyatt to expand Caribbean footprint with new luxury tropical resort in St. Lucia

27 Oct 2020
Hyatt Hotels has revealed plans to unveil a luxury Carribean resort in St. Lucia, scheduled to open in 2023. [read more]
Hyatt Hotels has revealed plans to unveil a luxury Carribean ... [read more]

Industry pays tribute after passing of wellness veteran, Sheila Cluff

26 Oct 2020
Tributes have been flowing in from the wellness and fitness sector after the passing of industry icon, Sheila Cluff, the owner and founder of well-known Californian destination spa, The Oaks at Ojai, which she opened in 1977. [read more]
Tributes have been flowing in from the wellness and fitness ... [read more]

Noella Gabriel promoted to Elemis’ global president in leadership shake up

22 Oct 2020
Elemis has appointed its co-founder and president of Elemis USA, Noella Gabriel, to global president, effective immediately. [read more]
Elemis has appointed its co-founder and president of Elemis USA, ... [read more]

Nobu continues global expansion and announces plans for debut African property in Marrakech

22 Oct 2020
Global lifestyle brand Nobu Hospitality, founded by Robert De Niro, Nobu Matsuhisa and Meir Teper, is continuing its global expansion with a new luxury destination in Marrakech, Morocco, scheduled to open Q3 2021. [read more]
Global lifestyle brand Nobu Hospitality, founded by Robert De Niro, ... [read more]

COVID-19 is helping hoteliers recognise the value of spa revenue, says Emlyn Brown

22 Oct 2020
Accor’s global VP of wellbeing, Emlyn Brown, believes COVID-19 has provided a platform for hotel spas in city locations to leverage the local market and become a crucial revenue driver. [read more]
Accor’s global VP of wellbeing, Emlyn Brown, believes COVID-19 has ... [read more]

ISPA launches new members-only virtual education series hosted by Patrick Huey

21 Oct 2020
ISPA has revealed it will host a new virtual education series, called Shine On, featuring leading industry voices sharing their insights on a range of subjects critical to the industry’s present and future. [read more]
ISPA has revealed it will host a new virtual education ... [read more]

GSN Planet launches Sustainability Guide to inspire businesses to become conscious consumers during pandemic

21 Oct 2020
GSN Planet (GSN) has recently unveiled a COVID-19 Sustainability Guide in response to the global pandemic. [read more]
GSN Planet (GSN) has recently unveiled a COVID-19 Sustainability Guide ... [read more]

Remote mountain spa resort in Greece unveils seclusion retreat

20 Oct 2020
Luxury Greek destination, Aristi Mountain Resort & Villas, has launched an exclusive seclusion programme designed for guests looking for a remote wellbeing escape. [read more]
Luxury Greek destination, Aristi Mountain Resort & Villas, has launched ... [read more]

Elemis and Gharieni will debut in Ireland at Johnstown Estate spa following €3.5m revamp

20 Oct 2020
Luxury Irish spa resort, The Johnstown Estate, in County Meath, has invested €3.5m (US$4.13m, £3.18m) in creating a new spa nearly twice the size of its previous facility, scheduled to launch early November 2020. [read more]
Luxury Irish spa resort, The Johnstown Estate, in County Meath, ... [read more]

Frontline Summit 2020: 'The world’s largest gathering of people-powered businesses'

13 Oct 2020
Customer experience software developer, AskNicely, has announced it will host a new virtual event called the Frontline Experience Summit. [read more]
Customer experience software developer, AskNicely, has announced it will host ... [read more]

Largest ever global touch study reveals 54 per cent of people feel touch-hungry

16 Oct 2020
In a COVID-19 era, human touch and physical connection are being restricted like never before, but results from the world’s largest global touch study show that 54 per cent of people felt they had too little touch in their lives, even before the pandemic. [read more]
In a COVID-19 era, human touch and physical connection are ... [read more]

ISM Spa launches new spa concept with signature journey inspired by the five elements

15 Oct 2020
Spa management company, ISM Spa, has introduced a new spa and wellness concept named R+R Wellness, at the Grand Hyatt Nashville. [read more]
Spa management company, ISM Spa, has introduced a new spa ... [read more]

Little Kulala to launch holistic desert retreat in the Namib Desert wilderness reserve

15 Oct 2020
Currently undergoing a thorough refurbishment, Little Kulala, Wilderness Safaris’ acclaimed desert retreat in Namibia’s Sossusvlei area, is creating a new holistic health and wellness retreat in the heart of the private Kulala Wilderness Reserve. [read more]
Currently undergoing a thorough refurbishment, Little Kulala, Wilderness Safaris’ acclaimed ... [read more]

Extensive new medi-wellness resort, RAKxa, will offer complete blueprint of health in Bangkok’s ‘Green Lung’

15 Oct 2020
RAKxa, a new fully integrative wellness and medical retreat will open in Thailand in December 2020, as a result of a three-way partnership between Thai-based M.K. Real Estate Development, VitalLife Scientific Wellness Clinic and Minor Hotels Group, which will manage the resort. [read more]
RAKxa, a new fully integrative wellness and medical retreat will ... [read more]
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