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in this issue

• Anantara Spa opens at the base of Buddhist mountain
• Shangri-La to manage hotel on Palm Jumeirah






News headlines
No clear benefits to eating more than five portions of fruit and veg  
No clear benefits to eating more than five portions of fruit and veg

By Helen Andrews

There are no added benefits to eating more than five 80g portions of fruit and vegetables daily, according to researchers from Chinese and US universities including the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston. The research, published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), has pulled together the results .... more>>
Stakeholders at Indian medical tourism summit focus on improvements  
Stakeholders at Indian medical tourism summit focus on improvements

By Helen Andrews

Major stakeholders at the Medical & Wellness Tourism Summit 2014 in New Delhi, India, discussed the need for a national accreditation body for the sector, in addition to improvements to infrastructure and a reduction in visa process complications for .... more>>

Steiner extends spa operations contract with Windstar Cruises  
By Helen Andrews

Steiner Leisure has entered into an amendment to its operating agreement with cruise line company Windstar Cruises, maintaining Steiner’s longstanding role as the exclusive provider of .... more>>
Medi-spa and art gallery enhances aesthetic treatment menu, Florida  
By Helen Andrews

The La Vida Bella MediSpa & Art Gallery on the Davis Islands in Florida has appointed a Master Aesthetician to lead its wellness programmes, including yoga .... more>>
Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa unveils So Spa gourmet menu  
By Helen Andrews

The Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa has launched its So Spa on the Denarau Island, Fiji, in the South Pacific, complete with a .... more>>
Westin Well-being Movement targets nutrition  
By Helen Andrews

Westin has unveiled the next stage of its year-long Well-being Movement with the announcement of a new member on the Westin Well-being Council and two new nutrition-focused partnerships. The Westin Well-being Council is .... more>>
David Lynch directs Christian Louboutin beauty advert  
By Helen Andrews

Surrealist film director David Lynch has directed an advertisement for US$50 (€37, £29) nail polish to match French footwear designer Christian Louboutin’s signature shiny red-lacquered soles. The designer has teamed up with New York-based .... more>>
Ayurvedic wellness retreat planned for monsoon season tourism in Goa, India  
By Helen Andrews

The Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC), India, is creating an ayurvedic wellness retreat at Selaulim in Sanguem Taluka as part of a plan to promote .... more>>
Dusit International increases African portfolio  
By Helen Andrews

Bangkok-based Dusit International has signed a management contract for a new hotel, the Dusit Thani Samara Beach resort, in a mixed-use development in Sousse, .... more>>
Condado Vanderbilt Hotel in Puerto Rico to reveal spa sanctuary in December  
By Helen Andrews

The Condado Vanderbilt Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico, will unveil the second stage of its long-awaited revival, including extra luxury guestrooms, a spa sanctuary and what it claims to be .... more>>
WSWC to pair with Beyond Beauty ASEAN event in Bangkok  
By Helen Andrews

The third edition of the World Spa and Wellbeing Convention 2014 (WSWC) will be held at the Impact Muang Thong Thani Convention and Exhibition Centre (MTT) in .... more>>
Hotel Arts Barcelona opens 43 The Spa, by WTS International  
By Helen Andrews

The 44-storey Hotel Arts Barcelona opened its doors this month, ushering guests to the 43rd floor to experience its ‘43 The Spa’. Operator The Ritz-Carlton .... more>>
Adam Glickman of IHG defines the EVEN Hotel brand's wellness focus  
By Helen Andrews

InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) has opened its second EVEN-branded wellness hotel in the city of Rockville, located at the centre of the federal and advanced .... more>>
Relais & Chateau property opens new spa at lodge in Pennsylvania  
By Helen Andrews

The Lodge at Glendorn, a 1,500-acre Relais & Chateau property in Pennsylvania, US, has unveiled its new luxury spa – completing the site’s portfolio of .... more>>
GSWS releases information on wellness expert speeches for 2014 conference  
By Helen Andrews

The Global Spa and Wellness Summit (GSWS) has revealed further information about the talks from two wellness experts – Don Ardell PhD and John Travis MD – that are set to take place at the .... more>>

Features


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Hotel rooms to double in Dubai, floating resort for the Maldives


Products:

Equipment and product launches
Siem Reap

City focus:
Siem Reap


Cambodia is becoming a sought-after locale for those seeking solace and spirituality. Jennifer Harbottle visits some of its top spas
Mane attraction

Celebrity spa:
Mane attraction


A passion for horses, wellness and business underpin the new US Salamander Resort & Spa that's owned by filmmaker Sheila C Johnson
Gut restoration

Focus on:
Gut restoration


The complex nervous system in our stomach is known as the second brain due to the impact it can have on everything from our mood to immunity. Julie Cramer investigates
The impact of franchising

Everyone's talking about...:
The impact of franchising


Catherine Larner reports on how rapidly growing day spa franchises in the US are shaping the market
Obesity as a disease

Everyone's talking about...:
Obesity as a disease


Should obesity be classified as a disease or a lifestyle-related condition?
Braving the banya

First person:
Braving the banya


Jak Phillips gets whacked with birch branches and endures two hours in an 80?C sauna – all in the name of wellness
Green house

Hotel spa:
Green house


The family behind Ecover cleaning products invests in an idyllic hotel and spa set in the English countryside
Spa product news

A floating massage table in a secret panel

A floating massage table in a secret panel

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

Hepcomotion has supplied linear actuator and motion products on a specially-created sub-floor elevating massage table.
 
Spas see value of flip flops as footwear

Spas see value of flip flops as footwear

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

Rubber flip flops are becoming a popular choice of footwear at spas, according to supplier BC Softwear.
 
True Radiance the goal for Clarins

True Radiance the goal for Clarins

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

Clarins has unveiled a new illuminating foundation. True Radiance comes in 12 radiant shades and is designed to illuminate and perfect the complexion with a featherlight feel.
Beauty product news

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.
 
Summer is In Bloom

Summer is In Bloom

FROM BEAUTY-KIT.NET

A new nail polish collection from Jessica takes its inspiration from exotic gardens featuring an array of colourful flowers. The collection, launched in time for summer, is entitled In Bloom.
 
Voya introduces revival treatment for golfers

Voya introduces revival treatment for golfers

FROM BEAUTY-KIT.NET

Voya has designed a revival treatment and warming balm exclusively aimed at golfers. The company created the Golfers Revive Ritual to coincide with the opening of the new Nike Performance Fitting Centre at Archerfield Estate.
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Bradford Products

Bradford Products has a strategic understanding of the aquatic engineering of water experience products and collaborates with designers, architects, consultants and contractors to create wet treatment environments.

Founded by Dale Brodeur Sr. over 30 years ago, Bradford Products is a global fabricator of stainless steel aquatic vessels.
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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
Book4Time launches mobile booking application for consumers

Book4Time is introducing a mobile booking application for iOS in response to the growing trend of mobile commerce.
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