31 Aug 2014 Spa Business: uniting the world of wellness
 
 
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Spa and Leisure Club Manager
Salary: £18K to £20K this will be dependant on experience
Location: Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Company: Hallmark Hotels
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: Competitive salary
Location: Newmarket, United Kingdom
Company: Bedford Lodge Hotel
Spa Manager
Salary: £30,000 - £32,000
Location: Newquay
Company: Bedruthan Hotel
Beauty Therapists
Salary: competitive wage
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
Salary: Excellent salary, bonus and benefits package
Location: Asia
Company: GOCO Hospitality
Self-Employed Beauty Therapist
Salary: Competitive
Location: St Albans, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: Energie

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News headlines
Spa by Clarins launches at Royal Palm Marrakech  
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 May. Located within a 231-hectare estate 12km (7.5m) from Marrakech, the 135-key hotel’s Spa by Clarins has been designed .... more>>
Gharieni launches its spa consultancy division  
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 Sammy Gharieni in 1992 in Duisburg, Germany, the manufacturing company was initially focused on beauty and medical equipment. Over the last ten years the spa and beauty sections of the .... 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>>
Pub chain secures funding for US$25.3m mixed use redevelopment featuring day spa  
By Helen Andrews

The family-owned pub chain McMenamins has secured financing for the redevelopment of a vacant 1930s art deco school building in Bothell, Washington, into a .... more>>
Gen X consumers are being ignored by marketing strategies: study  
By Helen Andrews

Sandwiched between millennials (ages 19-33) and baby boomers (ages 51-68), Gen X consumers (ages 34-50) are being overlooked by marketing campaigns, according .... more>>
Spafinder Wellness names Missy Godfrey as its new CEO  
By Liz Terry

Spafinder Wellness has appointed long-time board member Missy Godfrey as CEO. She takes the reins from Pete Ellis who’s been CEO since 2002. Ellis will continue as chair of the company, .... more>>
Dutch entrepreneur plans executive coaching and wellness retreat in Bali  
By Helen Andrews

Inge van Zon, recently voted one of the Netherlands' top 100 female entrepreneurs by the Dutch Financial Times, will launch a new executive coaching and wellness programme aimed at .... more>>
Hatha yoga improves brain function in senior adults: study  
By Helen Andrews

Practising hatha yoga three times a week for eight weeks improved sedentary older adults’ cognitive performance, according to a research report by the .... more>>
Susie Ellis says human spa staff won't be replaced by robots  
By Helen Andrews

After Starwood’s plan to add robot butlers to its workforce in as many as 100 hotels worldwide was branded a “gimmick” by a UK workers’ union, Susie Ellis – chair and CEO of GSWS and president of Spafinder Wellness 365 – exclusively told Spa .... more>>
ITC Hotels' Grand Bharat resort to debut in October  
By Helen Andrews

Indian luxury hotel group ITC Hotels will launch its first five-star leisure retreat in Manesar near Delhi, India, on 1 .... more>>

Features
Spa kit

Product news:
Spa kit


Equipment and product launches
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
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
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
Well seasoned

Therapy:
Well seasoned


An underground salt mine offering subterraneotherapy and herb spas feature in this report by Sophie Benge


News:

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

Everyone's talking about...:
Staff exploitation


Are spa therapists given a fair wage and offered reasonable benefits? Katie Barnes canvasses industry opinion
Julien Patty & Ghislain Waeyaert

Interview:
Julien Patty & Ghislain Waeyaert


The men at the head of Deep Nature reveal their plans for the future
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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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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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
Facial anti-ageing: A natural way to rejuvenate skin from within

UV rays and dry heat from the summer sun can play havoc with the natural balance of the skin, leaving it feeling dry and appearing dehydrated with pigmentation and redness.
  Facial anti-ageing: A natural way to rejuvenate skin from within

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