02 Sep 2014 Spa Business: uniting the world of wellness
 
 
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Spa Manager
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Location: Newmarket, United Kingdom
Company: Bedford Lodge Hotel
Spa and Leisure Club Manager
Salary: £18K to £20K this will be dependant on experience
Location: Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Company: Hallmark Hotels
PT Hammersmith and North Finchley
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Spa Supervisors (2 positions)
Salary: £8.63 per hour
Location: Woburn, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: Center Parcs Ltd
Weekend Beauty Therapists
Salary: £7.90 per hour
Location: Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: Center Parcs Ltd
Spa Manager
Salary: £30,000 - £32,000
Location: Cornwall
Company: Scarlet Hotel
Beauty Therapists
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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
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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News headlines
Privatised spas in Serbia to take advantage of tourism possibilities  
Privatised spas in Serbia to take advantage of tourism possibilities

By Helen Andrews

A working group has been set up by the Serbian government to draw up possible solutions to problems faced by spa resorts and healthcare centres, privatised and owned by the Republic’s Pension and Disability Insurance Fund (PIO). The working group will focus on improving spa resorts by employing more people and taking advantage of their potential as tourist destinations. The group will comprise representatives of the .... more>>
Women-only spa in Leeds, UK, blames daily deal websites for closure  
Women-only spa in Leeds, UK, blames daily deal websites for closure

By Helen Andrews

The UK’s first five-star women-only spa – which opened in 2005 – has closed, citing daily deal websites and increased competition as reasons for its demise. Developed by the County Durham-based Ebac Group – a European manufacturer of bottled watercoolers and domestic dehumidifiers – the 4,800sq ft (446sq m) Waterfall Spa was located at the Brewery Wharf development in Leeds city centre. The facility featured six .... more>>

The first Beauty Africa Exhibition & Conference will take place in Nigeria this year  
By Helen Andrews

The Beauty Africa Exhibition & Conference is launching for the first time in Lagos, Nigeria this year. Dedicated to the spa and wellness industry, haircare and .... more>>
Man with hammer 'robbed day spa in New York'  
By Helen Andrews

Police are searching for three men who allegedly held up a day spa on Staten Island, New York and threatened an employee with a hammer. At approximately 6:20pm on August 26, three .... more>>
Hyatt Regency Suzhou debuts with a 'yin yang' restoration spa  
By Helen Andrews

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has launched the Hyatt Regency Suzhou, the first in the Chinese province of Jiangsu, in the city of Suzhou renowned for its ancient canals, stone bridges and UNESCO-listed classic gardens. The .... more>>
Spa product suppliers urged to take advantage of 3D printing  
By Helen Andrews

Spa Business magazine has conducted its annual forecast report Spa Foresight™, predicting the top 20 long-term trends expected to have a big impact on .... more>>
P&O cruise liner Britannia to debut next year with extra wellness elements aboard  
By Helen Andrews

Set to join the P&O fleet in March 2015, the greatly anticipated 1,082ft (330m) cruise ship Britannia, which is 20ft (6m) .... more>>
Spa by Clarins launches at Royal Palm Marrakech  
By Helen Andrews

The Spa by Clarins launched this month at the Royal Palm Marrakech hotel, Morocco – which became the first Beachcomber Hotel-operated property outside of the Indian Ocean when it opened in .... more>>
Gharieni launches its spa consultancy division  
By Helen Andrews

High-end spa equipment manufacturer Gharieni Group has launched an in-house spa consultancy division to support all its partners, offering services such as space planning, renderings and access to the suppliers’ worldwide contacts. Founded by .... more>>
Breakfast is not 'the most important meal of the day': study  
By Helen Andrews

Breakfast is not the most important meal of the day, contrary to popular belief that food eaten after a good night’s sleep is vital to kickstart metabolism and .... more>>
Action-packed GSWS daily agenda revealed  
By Helen Andrews

The Global Spa & Wellness Summit (GSWS) has announced the final daily programme for its eighth annual conference between 10-12 September, where delegates from more than 45 nations will gather at the Four Seasons Resort .... more>>
Domain Bahrain's director of spa details Vie Lifestyle Lab concept  
By Helen Andrews

The Domain Bahrain boutique hotel, which opened late in 2013, has finally unveiled its Vie Lifestyle Lab spa, bringing non-invasive weight loss and skincare .... more>>
Exclusive: Michael Tompkins unveils plans for Hilton Head Health  
By Helen Andrews

ISPA chair and former CEO of Miraval Resort and Spa Michael Tompkins, has told Spa Opportunities about the specifics of the spa planned at Hilton Head – a leading weight loss destination retreat of which he is now CEO. The spa, named the .... more>>
Losing weight could help to increase brain power: study  
By Chris Dodd

Losing weight and reducing BMI levels could lead to increased brain power, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. Having a high .... more>>
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 .... more>>

Features
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
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
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
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
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
Cool customer

Fitness:
Cool customer


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

Interview:
Julien Patty & Ghislain Waeyaert


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

Country focus:
The Maldives


Neena Dhillon takes a look around Cheval Blanc Randheli and Velaa Private Island – two of the hottest new spa destinations in the Maldives
Brain boosting

Research:
Brain boosting


Meditation can actually heighten brain activity according to a new study
Spa product news

Orbserts – a new disposable pod concept

Orbserts – a new disposable pod concept

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

Spapliance has launched the concept of ‘Orbserts’ – disposable aluminium ‘pods’ pre-filled with skincare products.
 
Spa treatments go mobile with Coola Cart

Spa treatments go mobile with Coola Cart

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

Spa and leisure consultants WTS International, spa equipment manufacturer Earthlite Inc / Living Earth Crafts and sun skincare range Coola have teamed up to create a mobile point-of-sale display.
 
An ‘Angel’s Kiss’ highlights new Voya launch

An ‘Angel’s Kiss’ highlights new Voya launch

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

The world’s first organic seaweed oil for retail has been launched by Voya, according to the company.
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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Unbescheiden GmbH

Unbescheiden GmbH was founded in 1869 in Baden-Baden, Germany. The company is family-owned: Veronika Unbescheiden is the CEO and her two sons Heinrich and Mark are members of the management board.

Equipment for spas and wellness centres, as well as hydrotherapy equipment. The Spa Sensations product line features equipment for spas and the delivery of professional health and beauty treatments.
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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
The Peninsula Paris & RKF Luxury Linen – luxury and excellence united

The Peninsula Paris, which will open its doors in August 2014, has chosen RKF Luxury Linen to be its exclusive linen partner for the hotel’s guestrooms, bathrooms and spa.
  The Peninsula Paris & RKF Luxury Linen – luxury and excellence united

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