28 Aug 2014 Spa Business: uniting the world of wellness
 
 
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Spa and Leisure Club Manager
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Location: Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Spa Manager
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Location: Newquay
Company: Bedruthan Hotel
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Location: Pembrokeshire , United Kingdom
Company: Bluestone National Park Resort
Spa Manager for new Ladies Only Spa
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Location: Bahrain
Company: SpaForce
Aqua Sana Manager
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Location: Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Company: Center Parcs Ltd
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Location: Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: Center Parcs Ltd
Spa Directors
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Location: Asia
Company: GOCO Hospitality
Self-Employed Beauty Therapist
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Location: St Albans, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: Energie

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in this issue

• Ritz-Carlton Hotel Arts Barcelona launches 43 The Spa
• Permission sought for US destination spa






News headlines
Yoga pilot scheme added to Heathrow Airport Exclusive Lounge spa experience  
Yoga pilot scheme added to Heathrow Airport Exclusive Lounge spa experience

By Helen Andrews

Global airline alliance SkyTeam's Exclusive Lounge, which opened in 2009 at London Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 4, is offering a two-month yoga pilot project to customers on any of its 13 member airlines. This scheme builds on SkyTeam’s existing .... more>>
Pub chain secures funding for US$25.3m mixed use redevelopment featuring day spa  
Pub chain secures funding for US$25.3m mixed use redevelopment featuring day spa

By Helen Andrews

The family-owned pub chain McMenamins has secured financing for the redevelopment of a vacant 1930s art deco school building in Bothell, Washington, into a mixed-use leisure facility including a 73-bedroom hotel with restaurants, on-site brewery and .... more>>

Gen X consumers are being ignored by marketing strategies: study  
By Helen Andrews

Sandwiched between millennials (ages 19-33) and baby boomers (ages 51-68), Gen X consumers (ages 34-50) are being overlooked by marketing campaigns, according .... more>>
Spafinder Wellness names Missy Godfrey as its new CEO  
By Liz Terry

Spafinder Wellness has appointed long-time board member Missy Godfrey as CEO. She takes the reins from Pete Ellis who’s been CEO since 2002. Ellis will continue as chair of the company, .... more>>
Dutch entrepreneur plans executive coaching and wellness retreat in Bali  
By Helen Andrews

Inge van Zon, recently voted one of the Netherlands' top 100 female entrepreneurs by the Dutch Financial Times, will launch a new executive coaching and wellness programme aimed at .... more>>
Hatha yoga improves brain function in senior adults: study  
By Helen Andrews

Practising hatha yoga three times a week for eight weeks improved sedentary older adults’ cognitive performance, according to a research report by the .... more>>
Susie Ellis says human spa staff won't be replaced by robots  
By Helen Andrews

After Starwood’s plan to add robot butlers to its workforce in as many as 100 hotels worldwide was branded a “gimmick” by a UK workers’ union, Susie Ellis – chair and CEO of GSWS and president of Spafinder Wellness 365 – exclusively told Spa .... more>>
ITC Hotels' Grand Bharat resort to debut in October  
By Helen Andrews

Indian luxury hotel group ITC Hotels will launch its first five-star leisure retreat in Manesar near Delhi, India, on 1 .... more>>
Natural & Organic Products Asia show kicks off next week  
By Helen Andrews

More than 140 exhibitors from 25 countries are expected to attend the Natural & Organic Products Asia trade show at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition .... more>>
Green dream? Suburban living linked to obesity epidemic in US study  
By Jak Phillips

Despite its long-held connotations with health and wellbeing, leafy suburban living could in fact be a contributing factor in obesity, diabetes and heart disease, according to two American .... more>>
Sponsored Knowledge Workshops precede the Global Spa & Wellness Summit  
By Helen Andrews

The Global Spa & Wellness Summit has extended its agenda to include its first ever sponsored Knowledge Workshops, taking place before the event officially kicks off. The workshops will be .... more>>
IKEA offers in-store spa sleepover to 150 customers  
By Helen Andrews

Swedish furniture retailer IKEA is inviting 150 customers from its IKEA Family membership scheme to spend the night in-store to indulge in an array of spa .... more>>
Employers should provide a wide range of wellness activities – not just gym memberships  
By Helen Andrews

Nine out of every 10 employees who try a new fitness or wellness activity feel inspired to continue it on a consistent basis and try other healthy activities as .... more>>
Botox injections may be critical to cutting cancer growth  
By Helen Andrews

Botox injections, usually used in the fight against ageing, may help battle cancer, according to data from medical trials performed on mice – published in Science Translational .... more>>
What to expect at next month's Global Spa and Wellness Summit in Marrakech  
By Helen Andrews

The eighth Global Spa and Wellness Summit (GSWS) is fast approaching – due to take place from 10-12 September at the Four Seasons Resort Marrakech, Morocco – bringing together the leaders and innovators of the spa industry to help guide and shape .... more>>

Features
Multi-sensory

Product focus:
Multi-sensory


A round-up of some of the latest spa experiences which enhance what guests see, hear, smell and feel
The high life

Luxury brands:
The high life


We take a look at the spa concepts of luxury brands such as Dior, Guerlain, Armani and Versace
Brain boosting

Research:
Brain boosting


Meditation can actually heighten brain activity according to a new study
Julien Patty & Ghislain Waeyaert

Interview:
Julien Patty & Ghislain Waeyaert


The men at the head of Deep Nature reveal their plans for the future
Operator case studies – part 3

Spa software:
Operator case studies – part 3


Businesses tell us how they’re making the latest software work for them
Staff exploitation

Everyone's talking about...:
Staff exploitation


Are spa therapists given a fair wage and offered reasonable benefits? Katie Barnes canvasses industry opinion
A Crystal Spa & Lounge Promotion

Advertisement promotion:
A Crystal Spa & Lounge Promotion


Crystal Spa & Lounge offers a multi-sensory and energising client experience. Investment firm New Spa Technologies is now looking to rollout this luxury concept across Russia


News:

Tompkins joins Hilton Head Health; Viceroy enters South America; a call to change massage therapy laws in Dubai
Mission accomplished

Mineral Spa:
Mission accomplished


With 168 pools and 90 treatment rooms, Mission Hills Haikou has one of the world’s largest spa and mineral springs. Jennifer Harbottle finds out more
Spa kit

Product news:
Spa kit


Equipment and product launches
Cool customer

Fitness:
Cool customer


We explain the science behind Vasper, a high-tech fitness system that’s being used by athletes and astronauts
Spa product news

Taking the Inner strength concept to new heights

Taking the Inner strength concept to new heights

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

Aromatherapy Associates is adding to its Inner Strength range – while the company is also putting the concept into action to raise money in the fight against cancer.
 
Salt-based product secures sweet success for Klafs

Salt-based product secures sweet success for Klafs

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

Klafs’ ‘Microsalt’, a dry salt application that aids deep inhalation, has been declared the winner in the ‘Best Spa Product Innovation Technique’ category at the European Health & Spa Award.
 
An elegant spa table for all treatments and customers

An elegant spa table for all treatments and customers

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

Gharieni has unveiled a new spa table which has been designed with comfort and elegance in mind. The table, MLW F2, provides a perfect lying position.
Beauty product news

Voya partners with luxury Maldives island resort spa

Voya partners with luxury Maldives island resort spa

FROM BEAUTY-KIT.NET

Irish beauty and skincare company Voya has announced a new partnership with Varu Spa at the 5-star Kandolhu Island Resort in the Maldives.
 
Jane Iredale to launch City Nights collection

Jane Iredale to launch City Nights collection

FROM BEAUTY-KIT.NET

A new make-up collection inspired by the glamour and energy of a night out on the town is being launched by Jane Iredale in September.
 
Top award for Murad founder as new eye cream is launched

Top award for Murad founder as new eye cream is launched

FROM BEAUTY-KIT.NET

Murad is launching a new eye cream in the UK in September, as founder Dr Howard Murad recently picked up a prestigious award.
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Paradigm Shift Japan KK

Paradigm Shift Japan was founded in 2005 which subsequently became the Paradigm Shift Group. The company is privately owned.

The company supplies complete spa & leisure management software for businesses of all sizes, from small and medium-sized operations right up to enterprise spa management solutions for large operations which are spread across wide geographical regions.
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Book4Time launches mobile booking application for consumers

Book4Time is introducing a mobile booking application for iOS in response to the growing trend of mobile commerce.
  Book4Time launches mobile booking application for consumers
Lemi unveils hot and cold spa cabin concept

Thermal contrast therapy, in which contrasting hot and cold stimuli are used to activate the immune and circulatory systems, was originally conceived by Dr Sebastian Kneipp during the 19th century.
  Lemi unveils hot and cold spa cabin concept

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