30 Jan 2015 Spa Business: uniting the world of wellness
 
 
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International Hospitality and Spa Management (MBA)
Salary: -
Location: Austria
Company: FH Joanneum University
Group Spa Operations Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Farnham, Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: ESPA International
Area Wellness Centre Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Taormina, Italy
Company: Belmond Hotels
Beauty Therapist (Part Time)
Salary: £8.10 per hour
Location: Elveden Forest, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Company: Center Parcs Ltd
Beauty Therapist
Salary: £8.10 per hour
Location: Longleat Forest, Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Company: Center Parcs Ltd
Spa Therapists
Salary: £7- £9 per hour plus commission
Location: St Albans, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Senior Recreation Assistant
Salary: Up to £18,318 per annum
Location: Islington
Company: GLL
Gym & Spa Supervisor & Operative
Salary: Competitive
Location: London - Various, United Kingdom
Company: Motive8 Group Ltd
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Crawley, West Sussex, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
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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in this issue

• Do spas for children encourage healthy habits or not?
• Namibian hot spring spa to reopen in 2015






News headlines
Weekend lie-ins driving obesity: study  
Weekend lie-ins driving obesity: study

By Helen Andrews

Social jet lag, which occurs when the body clock becomes confused by changing sleep patterns - such as weekend lie-ins - may be driving obesity and illness, according to a study. Researchers from the UK Mammalian Genetics Unit at Medical Research .... more>>
Minor expands into Europe and South America  
Minor expands into Europe and South America

By Helen Andrews

Minor Hotel Group (MHG) has completed the strategic acquisition of six hotels in Portugal and Brazil and the rights to the Tivoli Hotels & Resorts brand for Brazil. MHG has thus chosen Portugal and Brazil as the starting points for future expansion .... more>>

Piscina & Wellness Barcelona 2015 announces dates and second spa experiences event  
By Helen Andrews

The industry event Piscina & Wellness Barcelona will be held between 13-16 October 2015 at Fira de Barcelona’s Gran Via Exhibition Centre to cater for a Spanish, and global, increase in demand for water-related facilities .... more>>
PGA National golf resort in Florida to revamp its spa  
By Helen Andrews

PGA National Resort & Spa, home to the PGA Tour Honda Classic golf tournament, in Florida, will undergo a multi-million .... more>>
Thai spa chain eyes tie up with international hotelier for debut in Myanmar  
By Helen Andrews

Siam Wellness Group, a spa chain in Thailand, will launch its first luxury spa outlet in Yangon, Myanmar, by Q4 2015. The company expects to sign a memorandum .... more>>
Aimbridge Hospitality to manage newly-acquired Hilton in Jamaica  
By Helen Andrews

Aimbridge Hospitality has been selected to manage the oceanfront Hilton Rose Hall Resort & spa on the Caribbean island of Jamaica, following the acquisition of the resort by Sagicor – a .... more>>
Wahanda acquires Lithuanian mobile app consultancy  
By Helen Andrews

European health and beauty online booking platform Wahanda has acquired an app development consultancy called Lemon Labs as part of a strategic focus on becoming a mobile-first company. .... more>>
Sanctum Inle Resort to open on Inle Lake in Myanmar  
By Helen Andrews

A 96-bedroom resort and spa is planned to open on Myanmar’s Inle Lake in March 2015, further signs of the southeast Asian nation's growing appeal as a tourism .... more>>
Cosmetic surgery 'popularity declines'  
By Helen Andrews

The popularity of cosmetic surgery in the UK plummeted in 2014, according to figures from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (Baaps). There had been 45,406 surgical procedures in 2014, down nine per cent .... more>>
GWI roundtable discussion on the science of wellness set for February  
By Helen Andrews

The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) is hosting a roundtable discussion in partnership with Scientific American on the topic “The science of wellness: hype or hope?” The roundtable will be moderated by CEO and chair of GWI, Susie Ellis, and .... more>>
Santavenere hotel to launch Pompeii-bath spa with snail and donkey essence spa products  
By Helen Andrews

The Italian Santavenere Hotel has announced the launch of its new Le Terme Spa, a Roman-inspired retreat that is set to open at the end of February 2015 with an .... more>>
Taj Coromandel opens its three-floor Jiva Grande spa  
By Helen Andrews

The Taj Coromandel in Chennai, India, has opened a 12,000sq ft (1,115sq m) Jiva Grande Spa that spans across three floors. The Jiva Grande brand is the large .... more>>
The Ritz London's recently refurbished spa partners with Elemis  
By Helen Andrews

Following a recent refurbishment, The Ritz Salon at The Ritz London has partnered with luxury British skincare range Elemis, which will be the sole spa brand .... more>>
Christian Kiefer moves from Starwood to private equity firm  
By Helen Andrews

Christian Kiefer, director of spa and leisure for Starwood’s Middle Eastern St Regis brand, is leaving five-star hospitality to work for a private equity firm, focusing on business expansion and operations at 17 wellness centres in Dubai. Following three years of working for Starwood, and more than 10 years in the spa .... more>>
Le Meridien Columbus hotel debuts in Ohio  
By Helen Andrews

The Le Meridien Columbus hotel has opened in the Joseph, a US$68m (€49m, £40m) mixed-use development in the Short North neighbourhood of Columbus, Ohio, US. .... more>>

Features
Wearable technology

Wellness:
Wearable technology


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

Interview:
Jim Spear


The man behind a sustainable tourism enterprise in rural China
Operator case studies – part 4

Spa software:
Operator case studies – part 4


Business owners tell us how they’re making spa software work for them


Spa Foresight™:

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

Product focus:
Nailcare


A round-up of nailcare companies and what they have to offer spas
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
Bright future

Summit review:
Bright future


Katie Barnes shares her highlights from the 2014 Global Spa & Wellness Summit held in Marrakech, Morocco
Fasting

Ask an expert:
Fasting


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

Glacial Spa:
Tribal gathering


Wellness and adventure tourism is a key focus for Ng?i Tahu, one of the richest Maori tribes in New Zealand. Jennifer Harbottle finds out more
Spa product news

A wellness tea range that targets specific health issues

A wellness tea range that targets specific health issues

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

Camellia's Tea House specifically focuses on the spa industry by offering wellness teas which can be combined with treatments.
 
Individual wellbeing enriched by health, pleasure and beauty

Individual wellbeing enriched by health, pleasure and beauty

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

The company name ‘IKAATI’ is derived from the Indonesian word ‘ikat’, which means ‘to tie by hand’. This is because each IKAATI pouch is individually hand-tied.
 
A richer, more full bodied cup of tea

A richer, more full bodied cup of tea

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

A “hip trend” in the drinks sector at the moment is a demand for tea-based cocktails, says Mighty Leaf Tea.
Beauty product news

Clarins make-up collection offers Garden Escape

Clarins make-up collection offers Garden Escape

FROM BEAUTY-KIT.NET

A spring collection inspired by the garden, Clarins has launched a new make-up range. The ‘Garden Escape’ collection features a number of different products.
 
Beauty derived from ancient traditions and natural healing techniques

Beauty derived from ancient traditions and natural healing techniques

FROM BEAUTY-KIT.NET

Following the practices of one of the oldest systems of medicine in the world, Saach Organics creates hair and beauty products using entirely hand-picked natural ingredients.
 
CND introduces anytime nail colour removal kit

CND introduces anytime nail colour removal kit

FROM BEAUTY-KIT.NET

CND has launched an on-the-go nail colour removal kit in support of its professional salon system.
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Company profile
Barr + Wray Ltd

Wet spa area design, installation, commissioning and after-sales service – conceptual engineering consultancy to detailed design.

Barr + Wray has demonstrated the value of never standing still. Since 1959 it has grown from a traditional water engineering business to become a leading provider of aqua-leisure facilities. It's management owned.
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UK Pool and Spa Expo – a must-attend event

Visit the UK Pool and Spa Expo on 22-24 January at Hall 10 at the NEC in Birmingham. With over 100 exhibiting companies, you’ll be sure to find a great deal.
  UK Pool and Spa Expo – a must-attend event
Book4Time implements support for HTNG Single Guest Itinerary

Book4Time is introducing an enhancement to its scheduler which allows spas to link appointments for guests spanning multiple days.
  Book4Time implements support for HTNG Single Guest Itinerary

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