30 Oct 2014 Spa Business: uniting the world of wellness
 
 
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Spa Director
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Location: St Albans AL1, United Kingdom
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Spa Reservationist
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Location: Newmarket, United Kingdom
Company: Bedford Lodge Hotel
Spa Therapist
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Location: Newmarket, United Kingdom
Company: Bedford Lodge Hotel
Beauty room to rent
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Location: Finchley, N12, United Kingdom
Company: Ènergie Group
Accomplished and expert Facial Therapist
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Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Grace Belgravia
Customer Service Advisor
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Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Leisure Club Supervisor & Senior Spa Supervisor
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Company: Marriott International
Spa Directors
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Location: Asia
Company: GOCO Hospitality
Reality Based Online Spa Management Course
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in this issue

• State-run Moroccan thermal spa developments unveiled
• Thai spa research released at WSWC






News headlines
Mélia Hotels to launch another resort on the volcanic island of Sal in Cape Verde  
Mélia Hotels to launch another resort on the volcanic island of Sal in Cape Verde

By Helen Andrews

Mélia Hotels International is set to launch its new five-star Mélia Dunas resort on 1 November, with a signature YHI spa included in the development. .... more>>
Marriott to operate hotel within AED10bn theme park complex in Dubai  
Marriott to operate hotel within AED10bn theme park complex in Dubai

By Helen Andrews

Marriott International is to operate a new Polynesian-themed family hotel being developed as part of the AED10bn (US$2.7bn, €2.1bn, £1.7bn) theme park .... more>>

Thermae Bath Spa becomes major tourism beacon for famous UK city  
By Helen Andrews

The Thermae Bath Spa is proving to be a significant driver of tourism for the ancient UK city of Bath, with nearly two thirds of visitors arriving in the region .... more>>
Secluded hotel spa opens on Caribbean island  
By Helen Andrews

The Queen’s Garden Resort on the island called Saba, a Dutch island territory in the Caribbean, has recently unveiled its new mountain-side spa retreat. Two .... more>>
US town considers ban on new massage parlours as it drafts new spa laws  
By Helen Andrews

Greenburgh town officials in Westchester county of the state of New York, US, are considering a ban on the opening of new massage parlours while it drafts .... more>>
Fijian marina resort project on track for August 2015 launch  
By Helen Andrews

The FJD85m (US$45m, €35m, £28m) Pearl South Pacific Resort’s three-phase development in Fiji’s Pacific Harbour is on track .... more>>
US military personnel and veterans to receive free massages  
By Helen Andrews

Massage Envy Spas in the Chicago metropolitan area, US, are offering military personnel and veterans complimentary one-hour stress-relief massage sessions in .... more>>
Spafinder to hold wellness talks at World Travel Market in London  
By Helen Andrews

Spafinder Wellness 365 will lead a wellness tourism programme in association with the Global Wellness Tourism Congress (GWTC) across three days of the World .... more>>
Alfredo Carvajal joins Delos from WTS International  
By Helen Andrews

Alfredo Carvajal has been appointed president of International and Signature Programs for Delos, the US-based company behind the Well Building Standard® (see Spa Business 14/1 p36). Previously Carvajal operated as .... more>>
Rosewood debuts its first Asian property in China  
By Helen Andrews

The first Rosewood hotel in Asia has opened its doors in Beijing, China, in the central Chaoyang district opposite the iconic CCTV Tower. The 22-storey hotel, designed by Melbourne-based design firm BARstudio – in .... more>>
Andrew Gibson outlines fitness and spa concepts for FRHI's brands  
By Helen Andrews

Andrew Gibson, VP of spa and wellness at Fairmont Raffles Hotels International (FRHI), has spoken exclusively to Spa Opportunities about the branding for each of the three hotel .... more>>
Hilton opens first hotel in Myanmar in the capital city of Nay Pyi Taw  
By Helen Andrews

Hilton Worldwide has opened the Hilton Nay Pyi Taw in the capital city of Myanmar, Nay Pyi Taw, just in time for the upcoming East Asia Summit to be held in November at the neighbouring Ruby Hall – a meetings and conventions .... more>>
Shanti Maurice relaunches 70,000sq ft spa in Mauritius  
By Helen Andrews

The Shanti Maurice Nira Resort in Mauritius has relaunched its 70,000sq ft (6,503sq m) spa, offering a brand new concept – A Journey Around the World Through .... more>>
Black caviar baths and dancing with seals experiences promoted to attract tourists to Kazakhstan resort  
By Helen Andrews

An upmarket resort planned for Kazakhstan on the eastern shore of the Caspian Sea expects to offer baths of black caviar to its spa guests when the project .... more>>
Bespoke hydropool set to feature at Ritz-Carlton Bali's spa  
By Helen Andrews

Guests of the Ritz-Carlton Bali, Indonesia, will be able to swim with dolphins in the Indian Ocean, go sailing and participate in night dives when the property .... more>>

Features


News:

Tompkins joins Hilton Head Health; Viceroy enters South America; a call to change massage therapy laws in Dubai
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
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
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
Well seasoned

Therapy:
Well seasoned


An underground salt mine offering subterraneotherapy and herb spas feature in this report by Sophie Benge
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
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 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
Julien Patty & Ghislain Waeyaert

Interview:
Julien Patty & Ghislain Waeyaert


The men at the head of Deep Nature reveal their plans for the future
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
Spa product news

Gift card collection is designed to support wellbeing

Gift card collection is designed to support wellbeing

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

A gift card collection for those facing challenging situations in life such as a death in the family, illness, or divorce, has been launched by Spafinder Wellness.
 
Interbad’s Innovation Award winners announced

Interbad’s Innovation Award winners announced

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

Two products have shared the prestigious Interbad Innovation Award this year – the ‘SafePrep XC’ calcium hypochlorite system from Evoqua Water Technologies and the ‘Sopro TitecFuge plus 2-10 mm’ grout from Sopro Bauchemie.
 
Sensitive skin care from Sothys

Sensitive skin care from Sothys

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

Sothys has launched a sensitive skin range in response to data from the 2013 International Journal of Cosmetic Science which showed that 60 per cent of women consider themselves to have sensitive skin.
Beauty product news

Soothing balm straight from the Tree of Life

Soothing balm straight from the Tree of Life

FROM BEAUTY-KIT.NET

A multi-purpose balm for the face and body featuring an ingredient derived from the ‘Tree of Life’ has been launched by Elemental Herbology.
 
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 Huong, to organise the ‘Top 100 Best Beauty & Wellbeing Competition’.
 
Comfort Zone: Skin Regimen and Longevity

Comfort Zone: Skin Regimen and Longevity

FROM BEAUTY-KIT.NET

Comfort Zone brings to you Longevity – a unique approach to extending life. Longevity encapsulates all areas of our lifestyle – diet, exercise, sleep and skincare.
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Company profile
Karma Spa Pte Ltd

The Karma Royal Group of companies – established in 1993 – develops luxury holiday lifestyle resorts in some of the most beautiful and desired places in the world.

Karma Spa creates wellness spas for hotels, resorts and residences. Its franchise, consultancy and development solutions comprise business development opportunities, unique treatments and bespoke retail, as well as the creation of private-label spas.
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Christina’s newest innovation, the ‘Château de Beauté’ series, will be presented for the first time to visitors of Cosmoprof Asia 2014.
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