19 Sep 2014 Spa Business: uniting the world of wellness
 
 
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Head Spa Therapist
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Location: Newmarket, United Kingdom
Company: Bedford Lodge Hotel
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Location: Newmarket, United Kingdom
Company: Bedford Lodge Hotel
Spa Manager
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Location: Newmarket, United Kingdom
Company: Bedford Lodge Hotel
Beauty Therapist
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Location: Whinfell Forest, Cumbria, United Kingdom
Company: Center Parcs Ltd
Club Manager
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Location: Wetherby, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Company: Handpicked Hotels
PT Hammersmith and North Finchley
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Spa Senior Therapist / Supervisor
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Location: Warsaw, Poland
Company: Luxury Collection
Red Spas Manager
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Location: Cornwall
Company: Scarlet Hotel

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• Delos and WTS announce strategic alliance
• Tompkins unveils new weight loss spa vision






News headlines
Mission Hills Haikou details neighbouring leisure developments to open in 2015  
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 the island of Hainan in 2015, potentially bringing increased footfall for the wellness .... more>>
Warwick Hotel Dubai unveils Kirana Spa & Health Club  
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 bustling business sector. Situated within walking distance of the Dubai Financial Centre and .... 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>>
Starwood's Las Alcobas hotel to open in Q4 2015 in California's Wine Country  
By Helen Andrews

Las Alcobas, a Luxury Collection Hotel by Starwood in California's Napa Valley, is expected to open in October 2015 once a multimillion renovation is complete. .... more>>
Hot springs resort opens in Philippines as part of spa development plan  
By Helen Andrews

The Mainit Springs in Barangay Montaneza, within the Philippine municipality called Malabuyoc, has been transformed into a .... more>>
Is Vasper the future of spa fitness offerings?  
By Helen Andrews

Vasper, a hi-tech training system based on cooling and compression, has been designed to deliver the benefits of anaerobic exercise without the high intensity effort. With organisations including Google and NASA among its .... more>>
MIT Media Lab unveils wellness initiative  
By Helen Andrews

The MIT Media Lab, an interdisciplinary research facility, has launched a wellness initiative designed to spark innovation in the area of health and wellbeing, .... more>>
What does an unhealthy BMI look like?  
By Helen Andrews

Health messages and pictures of what a healthy and unhealthy BMI look like should be combined, according to researchers who believe that as the rest of the global population’s obesity levels .... 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
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
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
Cool customer

Fitness:
Cool customer


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

Everyone's talking about...:
Staff exploitation


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

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.
 
Bright idea helps combat uneven pigmentation

Bright idea helps combat uneven pigmentation

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

With ingredients including daisy and pea extracts, Elemis has launched a brightening serum designed to reduce the appearance of uneven pigmentation.
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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Sky-Skan Europe GmbH

Sky-Skan is unique in its 45-year history of dealing with almost any type of situation and request and has won numerous awards for its technology and installations.

Since 1967 Sky-Skan has been the leading provider of multi-media products, services and turnkey installations to the planetarium industry. For over 15 years this has included projection systems designed to cover full or partial spherical surfaces with seamless video in stunningly high resolution.
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