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Five online courses launched by Raison d’Etre’s educational arm

23 May 2017
Spa Business Education – the educational arm of the Raison d’Etre Group – has launched five new training courses for professionals in the spa, beauty and fitness sector. [read more]
Spa Business Education – the educational arm of the Raison ... [read more]

Growing day spa chain focuses exclusively on healing and launches training brand

20 Apr 2017
Urban Oasis, a new urban spa with a focus on healing, has opened within the Hilton Manchester Deansgate Hotel in Manchester UK. [read more]
Urban Oasis, a new urban spa with a focus on ... [read more]

Panel asks: What makes an effective spa leader?

28 Feb 2017
Leading and empowering teams is a complex effort, but effective communication, flexibility, trust and simply showing up are some of the most important aspects, according to a panel of spa leaders at the World Spa & Wellness Conference in London. [read more]
Leading and empowering teams is a complex effort, but effective ... [read more]

Digital will continue to disrupt our industry, says Tompkins

28 Feb 2017
The digital space is creating massive change and new challenges in the spa industry, according to Michael Tompkins, executive recruiter for Hutchinson Consulting and past chair of ISPA, who spoke on a panel yesterday at the World Spa & Wellness Convention in London. [read more]
The digital space is creating massive change and new challenges ... [read more]

New London college will train the beauty stars of the future

12 Jan 2017
Offering a selection of new courses to develop and nurture the next generation of beauty talent, Champneys Beauty College in Holborn, central London, is now open. [read more]
Offering a selection of new courses to develop and nurture ... [read more]

Stephanie Rest named Spa & Wellness Director at The Watergate Hotel

09 Jan 2017
Seasoned spa and wellness professional Stephanie Rest has been appointed Spa & Wellness Director for Argentta at The iconic Watergate Hotel in Washington D.C. [read more]
Seasoned spa and wellness professional Stephanie Rest has been appointed ... [read more]

Designers 1508 London re-imagine iconic hotel's classical aesthetic at upcoming Lanesborough Club & Spa

07 Dec 2016
London’s The Lanesborough hotel, part of the luxury Oetker Collection, is set to open its new 18,000sq ft (1,672sq m) exclusive spa and wellness centre – billed as ‘a lifestyle club for the modern Londoner’ – on 13 March, and has partnered with experts across the fitness, beauty, spa and wellness communities to offer a holistic approach to wellbeing. [read more]
London’s The Lanesborough hotel, part of the luxury Oetker Collection, ... [read more]

Intelligent Spas teams with consultant Maggie Gunning for training manual

06 Dec 2016
Spa industry intelligence researcher Intelligent Spas has teamed up with international spa consultant Maggie Gunning to create the Professional Spa Treatments Manual, which outlines its method for "highly consistent" spa treatments. [read more]
Spa industry intelligence researcher Intelligent Spas has teamed up with ... [read more]

Spa Life expands to Ireland

06 Dec 2016
Industry tradeshow and conference Spa Life will host a two-day event in Ireland in 2017 – marking the third country for the event. [read more]
Industry tradeshow and conference Spa Life will host a two-day ... [read more]

ISPA partners with Cosmoprof

01 Dec 2016
The International SPA Association (ISPA) is collaborating with international beauty tradeshow Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna. [read more]
The International SPA Association (ISPA) is collaborating with international beauty ... [read more]

Steiner Education Group partners with Hand & Stone

30 Nov 2016
US massage and skincare education provider Steiner Education Group and Hand and Stone Franchise Corp., a spa franchise company with 300 US locations, have announced an agreement to provide the opportunity for Steiner students to interview for a job with Hand & Stone franchises in their areas. [read more]
US massage and skincare education provider Steiner Education Group and ... [read more]

GWI publishes Guide for Hydrothermal Spa Building Standards

14 Nov 2016
The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has released the second edition of the Guide to Hydrothermal Spa & Wellness Development Standards. [read more]
The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has released the second edition ... [read more]

VTCT acquires ITEC to form the ‘largest specialised awarding organisation in the hair and beauty sectors’

11 Nov 2016
The Vocational Charitable Trust (VTCT), a UK-based organisation that offers vocational qualifications, has acquired London-based ITEC, which awards qualifications in beauty, complementary therapy, sport and fitness and hairdressing sectors. [read more]
The Vocational Charitable Trust (VTCT), a UK-based organisation that offers ... [read more]

Spa Connectors now managing Bali spa school

09 Nov 2016
Training and recruitment company Spa Connectors have entered a management agreement with the Jamu Traditions in Bali, and will manage both Jamu Production House and Jamu Traditional Spa. [read more]
Training and recruitment company Spa Connectors have entered a management ... [read more]

Zeel Spa programme aims to help under-staffed spas

01 Nov 2016
Massage-on-demand company Zeel has officially launched its Zeel Spa programme, a business line designed to create a staffing solution for spas. [read more]
Massage-on-demand company Zeel has officially launched its Zeel Spa programme, ... [read more]

ESPA Life at Corinthia debuts new Nurture & Support programme in partnership with Wellness for Cancer

21 Oct 2016
Skincare brand and spa development company ESPA has teamed with nonprofit Wellness for Cancer to create a new collection of face and body rituals. [read more]
Skincare brand and spa development company ESPA has teamed with ... [read more]

Global Mentorship Initiative launches new app, widens programme’s reach

19 Oct 2016
The Global Mentorship Initiative – one of 16 initiatives that are part of the Global Wellness Institute – is launching a new online platform and expanding the reach of the programme to include a wider range of positions. [read more]
The Global Mentorship Initiative – one of 16 initiatives that ... [read more]

Lifetime opens flagship beauty training academy

11 Oct 2016
Training provider Lifetime Training opened its flagship beauty academy near Manchester, England, last week. [read more]
Training provider Lifetime Training opened its flagship beauty academy near ... [read more]

Roger Allen co-authors new book for investors

06 Oct 2016
Roger Allen, co-founder and CEO of advisory and management company Resources for Leisure Assets, has co-authored a book for hotel and resort investors. [read more]
Roger Allen, co-founder and CEO of advisory and management company ... [read more]

CIDESCO holds World Congress, appoints new board

05 Oct 2016
International beauty and spa therapy standard setter CIDESCO held its 64th World Congress in Dublin, Ireland last month, playing host to more than 300 beauty and spa professionals from around the world. [read more]
International beauty and spa therapy standard setter CIDESCO held its ... [read more]
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