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Champneys partners with London College of Contemporary Arts for beauty courses

03 Aug 2016
UK beauty therapy training school Champneys International College of Beauty is looking to extend its portfolio into the capital, as it partners with the London College of Contemporary Arts. [read more]
UK beauty therapy training school Champneys International College of Beauty ... [read more]

EF Medispa launches franchise business

29 Jul 2016
London-based EF Medispa has moved into the franchise business after opening its most recent Bristol, England outpost. [read more]
London-based EF Medispa has moved into the franchise business after ... [read more]

Ambitious plan for expansive Welsh wellness village revealed

28 Jul 2016
The Welsh Government is funding a masterplan for a multi-million pound wellness village in South Wales. [read more]
The Welsh Government is funding a masterplan for a multi-million ... [read more]

Canyon Ranch Healthy World Scholarship winners focus on improving childhood nutrition

19 Jul 2016
Four teams of health and wellbeing professionals working to improve children’s nutrition in low-income communities have been named recipients of the 2016 Canyon Ranch Institute Healthy World Scholarship. [read more]
Four teams of health and wellbeing professionals working to improve ... [read more]

Lindholm named international education director at Babor

19 Jul 2016
Fabienne Lindholm has been named international education director for skincare brand Babor. [read more]
Fabienne Lindholm has been named international education director for skincare ... [read more]

House of Elemis Miami set for October opening

19 Jul 2016
Elemis is to debut its flagship House of Elemis location this October in a 9,000sq ft (836sq m), six-treatment-room location in Miami. [read more]
Elemis is to debut its flagship House of Elemis location ... [read more]

Revenue management for spas — a win-win for spa operators and guests

13 Jul 2016
Like many sectors of the travel industry, spas have perishable inventory, says Frank Pitsikalis, founder and CEO of ResortSuite, but yet most don’t employ a revenue management system. In an exclusive Thought Leader column for Spa Opportunities, Pitsikalis suggests using dynamic availability can offer a solution that doesn’t mean changing your spa menu – and can be a win-win situation for everyone. [read more]
Like many sectors of the travel industry, spas have perishable ... [read more]

GWS’s ‘Shark Tank of Wellness’ competition attracts 70+ entries

14 Jul 2016
The Global Wellness Summit has announced that its first-ever “Shark Tank of Wellness” competition has already attracted more than 70 entries from 17 countries; submissions continue until August 1, 2016. In addition, the Summit revealed its panel of judges, the “Wellness Sharks.” [read more]
The Global Wellness Summit has announced that its first-ever “Shark ... [read more]

Leisure snubbed in government plans for skills shake-up

11 Jul 2016
Government plans for a major shake-up of Post-16 vocational education have been met with disappointment from the leisure industry, after the newly-proposed routes into skilled employment appeared to overlook the sector. [read more]
Government plans for a major shake-up of Post-16 vocational education ... [read more]

ISPA Foundation Mary Tabacchi Scholarship recognises two recipients

13 Jun 2016
The International Spa Association (ISPA) Foundation has awarded two recipients to receive the Mary Tabacchi Scholarship. [read more]
The International Spa Association (ISPA) Foundation has awarded two recipients ... [read more]

Stephenson joins Saltability

07 Jun 2016
Educator, massage therapist and spa industry veteran Eric Stephenson has joined supplier Saltability as national educator. [read more]
Educator, massage therapist and spa industry veteran Eric Stephenson has ... [read more]

London’s Chelsea Day Spa teams with Greece’s Anazoe Spa for unique cross-promotional programme

04 May 2016
Two very different spas – the 4,000sq m (43,056sq ft) Anazoe Spa in Costa Navarino, Greece and The Chelsea Day Spa Boutique in London – have teamed up for a unique cross-promotional training programme that has top therapists from each location travelling to the other to share local therapies and spread the word about their spas internationally. [read more]
Two very different spas – the 4,000sq m (43,056sq ft) ... [read more]

Esadore adds two to executive team

16 Mar 2016
Dubai-based spa consultancy Esadore International has named Michael Monsod as director of wellness operations and Sally Beighton as spa trainer and consultant. [read more]
Dubai-based spa consultancy Esadore International has named Michael Monsod as ... [read more]

Fraenkel works with 40,000-strong Travel Leaders Group to create curated wellness collection

08 Mar 2016
Travel Leaders Group – which includes more than 6,500 company-owned, franchised and affiliated travel agencies throughout the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Australia – has launched a Select Wellness Collection made up of 40 global hotels and spas renowned for their focus on health and wellness. [read more]
Travel Leaders Group – which includes more than 6,500 company-owned, ... [read more]

Veit: delegation is over – spa leaders must be company's driving force

04 Mar 2016
Hans-Peter Veit, director of spa for luxury hotel brand Oetker Collection, shared his top tips for unlocking staff motivation at a panel last week during the Professional Spa and Wellness Conference in London. [read more]
Hans-Peter Veit, director of spa for luxury hotel brand Oetker ... [read more]

Lithuania’s Spa Association hosting Open European Massage Championship

04 Mar 2016
The National Spa Association of Lithuania is opening its massage championship to other European countries for the first time this year. [read more]
The National Spa Association of Lithuania is opening its massage ... [read more]

McCarthy: We all have great people – it’s how we treat them that makes a difference

04 Mar 2016
How we recruit, train, manage and treat our employees is what makes the difference in an organisation, according to Jeremy McCarthy, Mandarin Oriental’s group director of spa. [read more]
How we recruit, train, manage and treat our employees is ... [read more]

How to help clients with ‘Cultural Stress’

25 Feb 2016
People are experiencing a rise in stress levels as they become more and more ‘overconnected,’ but according to Dr Howard Murad, founder of Murad skincare, there are things you can do to help your clients tackle this ‘Cultural Stress.’ [read more]
People are experiencing a rise in stress levels as they ... [read more]

Macdonald Hotels launches therapist reward programme

24 Feb 2016
Privately-owned UK-based Macdonald Hotels & Resorts have launched a ‘Your Opinion Matters Survey,’ an internal incentive programme to recognise and reward outstanding spa therapists across the Macdonald Hotels group. [read more]
Privately-owned UK-based Macdonald Hotels & Resorts have launched a ‘Your ... [read more]

CIDESCO launches ‘International Guide to Working in Beauty or Spa Abroad’

25 Feb 2016
International beauty and spa therapy standard setter CIDESCO has launched its ‘International Guide to Working Abroad’ as a collated response to the questions it regularly receives from its students. [read more]
International beauty and spa therapy standard setter CIDESCO has launched ... [read more]
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