22 Sep 2014 Spa Business: uniting the world of wellness
 
 
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Company: Bedford Lodge Hotel
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Location: Whinfell Forest, Cumbria, United Kingdom
Company: Center Parcs Ltd
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Location: Wetherby, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Company: Handpicked Hotels
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• Delos and WTS announce strategic alliance
• Tompkins unveils new weight loss spa vision






News headlines
Andrew Gibson opens first FRHI spa since his appointment in January  
Andrew Gibson opens first FRHI spa since his appointment in January

By Helen Andrews

FRHI Hotels & Resort’s Raffles Istanbul opened earlier this month on the European side of Istanbul, Turkey, at the heart of the new Zorlu Center – a high fashion, performance, fine food and arts bazaar. The 181-bedroom hotel, which has sweeping .... more>>
New research undertaken to explore benefits and drawbacks of hatha yoga for bipolar sufferers  
New research undertaken to explore benefits and drawbacks of hatha yoga for bipolar sufferers

By Chris Dodd

A new research scheme has set out to explore the positive and negative impacts of hatha yoga on those suffering from bipolar disorder, with the investigation being led by the Alpert Medical School of Brown University in the United States. The lead .... more>>

First continental European Neal's Yard Remedies spa opens in Portugal  
By Helen Andrews

The first continental European Neal’s Yard Remedies Spa has opened in what used to be the private home of a 17th Century noble family, now known as the Boutique .... more>>
GSWS 2014 releases Global Wellness Economy Monitor report  
By Helen Andrews

The global spa industry has grown by 58 per cent since 2007 and is now valued at US$94bn (€73bn, £57bn), according to research released at last week’s Global Spa & Wellness Summit (GSWS) in Marrakech, Morocco. What’s .... more>>
Medi-spa regulatory update to be hosted by American Med Spa Association  
By Helen Andrews

The American Med Spa Association (AmSpa) is co-hosting a regulatory programme for the states of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania in partnership with the .... more>>
Mission Hills Haikou details neighbouring leisure developments to open in 2015  
By Helen Andrews

Three new leisure developments, spanning 435 acres (176 hectares) will open next to the luxury Chinese golf and hot spring spa retreat Mission Hills Haikou on .... more>>
Warwick Hotel Dubai unveils Kirana Spa & Health Club  
By Helen Andrews

The Warwick Hotel Dubai, UAE, which opened 14 April earlier this year, has unveiled its new spa and health club, which is bidding to cash in on the city's .... more>>
Botox may stunt emotional growth in young people: study  
By Helen Andrews

Botox injections that induce temporary paralysis of muscles in the upper face – to reduce wrinkling when people frown – could stop young people seeking this .... more>>
70,000sq ft hydrotherapy wellness campus planned for Manhattan  
By Helen Andrews

A 70,000sq ft (6,503sq m) European-style hydrotherapy spa is planned for Governors Island in Upper New York Harbour, US, which will feature a number of outdoor .... more>>
Research to explore massage benefits for multiple sclerosis patients  
By Helen Andrews

A British physiotherapist has been awarded a research grant to examine the benefits of abdominal massage for people with multiple sclerosis (MS). Doreen .... more>>
GSWS 2014 predicts ten future factors to affect the spa industry  
By Helen Andrews

Delegates from over 45 nations gathered at the eighth annual Global Spa & Wellness Summit (GSWS) in Marrakech, Morocco last week, to discuss the future of the US$3.4tn (€2.6tn, £2.1tn) .... more>>
Rittenhouse debuts its spa and health club after multimillion dollar revamp  
By Helen Andrews

The Rittenhouse, a Philadelphian luxury hotel, has opened the doors to its brand new spa, health club and salon after a multimillion dollar revitalisation by .... more>>
Miami's Museum of Science gets US$5m donation for health and wellness  
By Tom Anstey

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science (formerly known as the Miami Science Museum), which is nearing the halfway stage of moving to a new US$275m .... more>>
APSWC plans Japanese onsen study tour for 2015  
By Helen Andrews

The Asia Pacific Spa & Wellness Coalition (APSWC) has issued an update on various projects it is undertaking, including a number of networking and educational .... more>>
Action brought against US corporate wellness programme  
By Helen Andrews

A US energy company based in Wisconsin has been accused of overstepping its bounds by requiring an employee to undergo medical exams and inquiries, which a lawsuit contends were not .... more>>

Features
Julien Patty & Ghislain Waeyaert

Interview:
Julien Patty & Ghislain Waeyaert


The men at the head of Deep Nature reveal their plans for the future
Brain boosting

Research:
Brain boosting


Meditation can actually heighten brain activity according to a new study
Screen star

Marketing:
Screen star


Professional spa brands are using TV shopping channel QVC to increase footfall in spas and can sell up to £4m of products in just one day
Spa kit

Product news:
Spa kit


Equipment and product launches
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
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
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
Well seasoned

Therapy:
Well seasoned


An underground salt mine offering subterraneotherapy and herb spas feature in this report by Sophie Benge
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
Staff exploitation

Everyone's talking about...:
Staff exploitation


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

Winning back clients key to Mindbody’s new platform

Winning back clients key to Mindbody’s new platform

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

The problem of customers not returning within a year of their first visit is being addressed by a new tool designed to improve client retention for health, wellness and beauty businesses.
 
Natura Bisse makes Shock move with skincare line

Natura Bisse makes Shock move with skincare line

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

Luxury Spanish skincare company Natura Bisse has relaunched its ‘Essential Shock Intense’ line with new ingredients, and it features five products.
 
Dual launch for Elemental Herbology

Dual launch for Elemental Herbology

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

Elemental Herbology has launched two new products – a hand and nail repair cream and a lip balm.
Beauty product news

Christina looks to Vietnam with wellbeing contest

Christina looks to Vietnam with wellbeing contest

FROM BEAUTY-KIT.NET

Skincare experts The Christina Company has partnered with Vietnamese professional publishing house and opinion leaders club, Lady Luxury - Nam Houng, to organise the ‘Best Beauty & Wellbeing Competition’.
 
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.
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Company profile
Life Fitness UK Ltd

More than 40 years ago Life Fitness created the Lifecycle, the first piece of electronic fitness equipment. Life Fitness is a division of the Brunswick Corporation.

Life Fitness understands the needs of both independent hotels and internationally renowned chains. We help define fitness facility brand standards, differentiate your product from the competition, and increase customer satisfaction.
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