19 Dec 2014 Spa Business: uniting the world of wellness
 
 
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Spa Manager - Full Time
Salary: £35000 -£40,000 depending on experience + Bonus
Location: St Albans, United Kingdom
Company: Sopwell House
Spa Attendant
Salary: Up to £16,500.00 + benefits
Location: Central London, United Kingdom
Company: Renard Resources
Spa Therapist
Salary: Up to £20K + Bonus
Location: Central London, United Kingdom
Company: Renard Resources
Beauty Manager
Salary: £18k
Location: Staffordshire , United Kingdom
Company: Renard Resources
Spa /Beauty Therapists
Salary: £8 - £10 per hour depending on experience
Location: Berkshire, United Kingdom
Company: Renard Resources
Spa Manager
Salary: £20k+ Bonus
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Company: Renard Resources
Aztec Manager
Salary: £20,000 - £23,000
Location: Torquay
Company: TLH Leisure Resort
Spa Manager
Salary: Competitive Salary, dependent on experience
Location: Gomersal, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Company: Gomersal Park Hotel
Spa Manager
Salary: attractive remuneration package
Location: Polis, Paphos, Cyprus
Company: Thanos Hotels Ltd
Leisure Club Supervisor & Senior Spa Supervisor
Location: Shedfield, Southampton
Company: Marriott International
Reality Based Online Spa Management Course
Salary: -
Location: -
Company: Raison d'Etre

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• Philippe Starck's YOO resort to launch in the Philippines
• JW Marriott Resort Venice updates plans






News headlines
Emaar unveils wellness retreat The Burj Club in Downtown Dubai  
Emaar unveils wellness retreat The Burj Club in Downtown Dubai

By Helen Andrews

Dubai developer of integrated communities, Emaar Properties, has opened The Burj Club – an exclusive fitness and wellness retreat in Downtown Dubai, adjacent to the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa. The 6,320sq ft (62, 028sq ft) five-storey health club comprises a fitness centre, spa, juice bar and .... more>>
Hitler's seaside resort to be converted into tourism hub  
Hitler's seaside resort to be converted into tourism hub

By Helen Andrews

Developers are cashing in on the redevelopment of a resort originally built by the Third Reich in the run-up to World War II – part of a Nazi vision for the future of tourism. The project saw blocks of six-storey buildings, stretching 2.8 miles .... more>>

Liquor sales expert and hotel collection owner team up to buy Sheraton Noosa Spa and Resort  
By Helen Andrews

Arthur Laundy, owner of Laundy Hotel Group, and the former liquor-shop chain owner turned property investor Theo Karedis have partnered to purchase the Sheraton Noosa Spa and Resort in .... more>>
Andrew Gibson outlines industry hot topics at Spameeting Middle East  
By Helen Andrews

Andrew Gibson, VP of spa and wellness for FRHI Hotels & Resorts, identified several key factors currently affecting the spa industry during a speech at Spameeting Middle East in Abu Dhabi .... more>>
Five Four Seasons properties to open in 2015 around the world  
By Helen Andrews

Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts has five new openings planned around the world for 2015 in Hawaii, Morocco, Korea, the Kingdom .... more>>
WTS International teams up with hair experts Paul Labrecque  
By Helen Andrews

Global spa and leisure consultancy WTS International has teamed up with luxury hair care brand Paul Labrecque (PLB) to provide customers of spas in five-star destinations with expert hair treatments. While most spa management companies do not have .... more>>
'Everyone needs a daily dose of touch,' says touch doctor  
By Helen Andrews

A cuddling shop has opened in Oregon, US, charging US$60 (€48, £38) for an hour of hugging – highlighting the potential for the spa industry to cash in on .... more>>
Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa launches in Mauritius  
By Helen Andrews

Starwood’s Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa has opened in the historic Turtle Bay of Balaclava on the north west coast of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean. .... more>>
Early bed time reduces negative thoughts: study  
By Helen Andrews

People who sleep for short periods of time and go to bed very late at night are often overwhelmed with more negative thoughts than those who keep more regular .... more>>
Slovenia appoints spa resort manager as economy minister  
By Helen Andrews

Slovenia has appointed a national thermal spa resort manager Zdravko Pocivalsek as its economy minister after his predecessor resigned over allegations of fraud .... more>>
Nikki Beach Hotels & Resorts to open first property in the Middle East  
By Helen Andrews

Nikki Beach Hotels & Resorts, a division of Nikki Beach Worldwide, plans to open its first Middle Eastern property in Dubai, .... more>>
Botox could help stroke patients regain movement in paralysed limbs  
By Helen Andrews

Botox injections and extensive physiotherapy are being trialled to overcome paralysis of the arm in victims who have suffered a stroke. Researchers from La .... more>>
Bannatyne finance director arrested – accused of multi-million pound fraud  
By Liz Terry

The Bannatyne Group's director of finance, Christopher Watson, has been arrested by Durham Police on suspicion of fraud. He sits on the company's main board. Durham Police have made a short statement, saying: "We confirm a 45-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of a multi-million pound fraud on a Darlington-based .... more>>
Obesity cuts lives short by ‘up to 8 years’  
By Helen Andrews

Being severely obese can cut a person’s life short by up to eight years and cause decades of ill health, according to a study carried out by researchers from .... more>>
Bulgarian tourism chief decries balneotherapy shortcomings  
By Helen Andrews

Rumen Draganov, director of the Bulgarian Institute for Tourism Analyses and Assessments, has recently lamented the poor use of the country’s mineral water springs, noting the country should .... more>>

Features
Nailcare

Product focus:
Nailcare


A round-up of nailcare companies and what they have to offer spas
Wearable technology

Wellness:
Wearable technology


The latest wellness wearables for your spa, including devices by Google, Apple and Ralph Lauren
Jim Spear

Interview:
Jim Spear


The man behind a sustainable tourism enterprise in rural China
Steve Jeisman

Interview:
Steve Jeisman


The group director of spas and development at Alila talks to Katie Barnes about leading the way in spa innovation and about new investment from US firm Geolo Capital


Spa Foresight™:

Trends, technologies and strategies which will shape the future of the global spa and wellness industry
ESPA

Advertisement promotion:
ESPA


At 21, ESPA is a veteran of the global spa industry, but it’s still leading the way. Founder and CEO Sue Harmsworth explains how
Wellness surge breaks the Catch 22

Editor’s letter:
Wellness surge breaks the Catch 22


Liz Terry shares her thoughts
Fasting

Ask an expert:
Fasting


What makes a successful fasting programme and how can spas offer them safely? Julie Cramer investigates
Russia

Everyone’s talking about:
Russia


Jak Phillips gives a SWOT analysis of the Russian spa industry and gets insights from operators and consultants working in the sector
Strength in numbers

Research:
Strength in numbers


The worldwide spa industry has grown 56 per cent since 2007 and is part of a US$3.4tn cluster according to the 2014 Global Spa & Wellness Economy Monitor report. Ophelia Yeung reveals more
Fast action

Research:
Fast action


Scientists have discovered that fasting can reboot the immune system and help with healthy ageing
Spa product news

Sensible software solution launched by TAC

Sensible software solution launched by TAC

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

Providing a solution for any screen – whether a smartphone, tablet or desktop computer – software vendor TAC (The Assistant Company) has launched its latest product.
 
Custom CD package introduced to spas for retail

Custom CD package introduced to spas for retail

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

Private Label Music (PLM) is now offering an eco-friendly CD package to spas who want custom CDs to retail to guests.
 
Successful launch for Life Regimen wellness programme at Armathwaite Hall

Successful launch for Life Regimen wellness programme at Armathwaite Hall

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

A daily life plan for wellness that launched over the summer at a Lake District hotel and spa has had a “real impact on lifestyle change” for members.
Beauty product news

Comfort Zone event offers unique experience

Comfort Zone event offers unique experience

FROM BEAUTY-KIT.NET

A range of speakers, from philosopher Alberto Peretti to neuroscientist Claudia Aguirre, joined more than 400 guests at Comfort Zone’s recent ‘Experience Tour’.
 
Niance products and treatments launched at Kempinski Hotel Bahi?a

Niance products and treatments launched at Kempinski Hotel Bahi?a

FROM BEAUTY-KIT.NET

Kempinski Hotel Bahi?a, located along the Costa del Sol in Andalucia, is now offering Niance’s product line and luxury treatments to guests.
 
Combat signs of ageing with Resultime’s latest

Combat signs of ageing with Resultime’s latest

FROM BEAUTY-KIT.NET

Launching in January 2015, Resultime’s ‘Anti-Ageing Mattifying Fluid’ works to combat visible signs of ageing.
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Spafinder Wellness, Inc.®

Spafinder connects its partners with consumers who are ready to find and book a service, travel to a wellness destination, buy and redeem a gift card or kick start a wellness routine.

The company debuted in 1986 as Spafinder. It rebranded in 2012 as Spafinder Wellness, Inc.® in recognition of its status as the world’s largest marketer of spa, wellness and fitness.
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A prestigious, dedicated networking day for leading spa professionals, the eighth Forum HOTel&SPA will be held on 28 May 2015 at the fittingly luxurious Four Seasons George V in Paris.
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