23 Aug 2014 Spa Business: uniting the world of spas
 
 
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Customer Service Advisor x2
Salary: £21,000 + Fantastic Progression Opportunities
Location: Head Office (Central London), United Kingdom
Company: Skills Active
Beauty Therapists
Salary: competitive wage
Location: Pembrokeshire , United Kingdom
Company: Bluestone National Park Resort
Spa Manager for new Ladies Only Spa
Salary: IRO £1,900/- month plus benefits
Location: Bahrain
Company: SpaForce
Aqua Sana Manager
Salary: Circa £37,000 per annum
Location: Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Company: Center Parcs Ltd
Weekend Beauty Therapists
Salary: £7.90 per hour
Location: Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: Center Parcs Ltd
Spa and Leisure Club Manager
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Location: Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Company: Hallmark Hotels
Spa Directors
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Location: Asia
Company: GOCO Hospitality
Self-Employed Beauty Therapist
Salary: Competitive
Location: St Albans, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: Energie

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






News headlines
ITC Hotels' Grand Bharat resort to debut in October  
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 October including a 27-hole .... more>>
Natural & Organic Products Asia show kicks off next week  
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 Centre in China between 27 and 29 August. Retailers, distributors, health and beauty .... 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>>
Ohio Attorney-General accuses Wellness Laser and Med Spa of misleading customers  
By Helen Andrews

The Attorney General for the US state of Ohio, Mike DeVine, is sueing a laser liposuction spa in Beachwood, accusing it of failing to deliver services that customers paid for through .... more>>
Wearable Bite Counter device bids to improve eating habits  
By Chris Dodd

A new piece of wearable kit has been developed to stop people from overeating, with the Bite Counter looking to provide a remedy to the developed world’s .... more>>
First spa by L'Occitane in the National Capital Region of New Delhi debuts  
By Helen Andrews

The Anya Hotel in the city of Gurgaon, India, has added an Amaltas Spa by L’Occitane to its 117-bedroom property – the first L’Occitane spa in the National .... more>>
A.W. Lake reveals plans for mammoth Changbai Mountain Hot Spring Resort  
By Helen Andrews

The IHG-operated Changbai Mountain International Hot Spring Resort will open in 2015 in China’s largest nature reserve near the Korean border, home to the rare Manchurian tiger, snow .... more>>
Combination of acupuncture and massage cures dizziness, says Chinese study  
By Helen Andrews

A combination of acupuncture and massage is the cure for a specific kind of dizziness called ‘cervical vertigo’, according to research published in the Chinese Journal of Gerontology. .... more>>
Croatian Hotel Bellevue relaunches SPA Clinic after €50m property refurb  
By Helen Andrews

The Hotel Bellevue has relaunched as a five-star property on the Croatian island of Lošinj, in Cikat Bay, in the coming .... more>>
PwC Middle East Spa Benchmarking Survey published for H1 2014  
By Helen Andrews

The latest edition of the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Spa Benchmark survey for the spa sector in the Middle East has been published, covering the first two .... more>>

Features
Morgan Lefrançois

Q&A:
Morgan Lefrançois


The spa business development manager at Clarins on working with Velaa Private Island; plus a first-person account of the resort by Liz Terry
Spa kit

Product news:
Spa kit


Equipment and product launches
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
Cool customer

Fitness:
Cool customer


We explain the science behind Vasper, a high-tech fitness system that’s being used by athletes and astronauts
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
Julien Patty & Ghislain Waeyaert

Interview:
Julien Patty & Ghislain Waeyaert


The men at the head of Deep Nature reveal their plans for the future
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
Staff exploitation

Everyone's talking about...:
Staff exploitation


Are spa therapists given a fair wage and offered reasonable benefits? Katie Barnes canvasses industry opinion
Brain boosting

Research:
Brain boosting


Meditation can actually heighten brain activity according to a new study
Full steam ahead

Holiday village spa:
Full steam ahead


The unique hydrothermal spa concept at Center Parcs UK attracts 300,000 guests a year and brings in £15m in revenue. Katie Barnes visits its latest site


News:

Tompkins joins Hilton Head Health; Viceroy enters South America; a call to change massage therapy laws in Dubai
Spa product news

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.
 
Advanced Esthetics Solutions launches Pollogen treatments in UK

Advanced Esthetics Solutions launches Pollogen treatments in UK

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

A series of skin care treatments which target anti-ageing and skin rejuvenation are being launched in the UK by Advanced Esthetics Solutions.
 
Luxury upgrade for Repêchage’s C-Serum

Luxury upgrade for Repêchage’s C-Serum

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

Repêchage’s C-Serum Seaweed Filtrate is getting a new look after the company decided to give its packaging a first-class upgrade.
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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Company profile
RKF luxury linen

RKF was launched 15 years ago. It’s built on the foundations of a century-old company and today RKF Group has five offices and two factories, with a head office in Belfort in eastern France.

The company specialises in the design and manufacture of linen which is fine enough to satisfy the guests of luxury hotels and spas.
It also caters for restaurants and golf courses, as well as for the exclusive and closed world of yachting and private jets.
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