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29 Aug 2014
Spa by Clarins launches at Royal Palm Marrakech
Spa by Clarins launches at Royal Palm Marrakech   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>>
29 Aug 2014
Gharieni launches its spa consultancy division
Gharieni launches its spa consultancy division   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>>
29 Aug 2014
Breakfast is not 'the most important meal of the day': study
Breakfast is not 'the most important meal of the day': study   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 prevents snacking later in the day – according to a study by researchers at The University .... More>>
28 Aug 2014
Action-packed GSWS daily agenda revealed
Action-packed GSWS daily agenda revealed   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 Marrakech, Morocco, to discuss the future of wellness tourism. Exploring the future of technology, design, brain science, retailing, marketing and .... More>>
28 Aug 2014
Domain Bahrain's director of spa details Vie Lifestyle Lab concept
Domain Bahrain's director of spa details Vie Lifestyle Lab concept   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 treatments to the Persian Gulf region. Located over two floors within the 131-key hotel, .... More>>
28 Aug 2014
Exclusive: Michael Tompkins unveils plans for Hilton Head Health
Exclusive: Michael Tompkins unveils plans for Hilton Head Health   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 Indigo Spa, will measure 3,000sq ft (279sq m) when erected and will comprise six treatment rooms – two of which will open up to become a couples’ suite – and two of which have .... More>>
28 Aug 2014
Losing weight could help to increase brain power: study
Losing weight could help to increase brain power: study   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 BMI has already been found to have significant impacts on the function of the brain, with one study suggesting that obesity .... More>>
27 Aug 2014
Yoga pilot scheme added to Heathrow Airport Exclusive Lounge spa experience
Yoga pilot scheme added to Heathrow Airport Exclusive Lounge spa experience   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 customers on any of its 13 member airlines. This scheme builds on SkyTeam’s existing .... More>>
27 Aug 2014
Pub chain secures funding for US$25.3m mixed use redevelopment featuring day spa
Pub chain secures funding for US$25.3m mixed use redevelopment featuring day spa   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 mixed-use leisure facility including a 73-bedroom hotel with restaurants, on-site brewery and .... More>>
27 Aug 2014
Gen X consumers are being ignored by marketing strategies: study
Gen X consumers are being ignored by marketing strategies: study   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 to the Outlook on the Millennial Consumer 2014survey by Hartman Group. The study, .... More>>
27 Aug 2014
Spafinder Wellness names Missy Godfrey as its new CEO
Spafinder Wellness names Missy Godfrey as its new CEO   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, in addition to his role as chair emeritus of the Global Spa & Wellness Summit, while Godfrey will lead strategic planning and .... More>>
26 Aug 2014
Dutch entrepreneur plans executive coaching and wellness retreat in Bali
Dutch entrepreneur plans executive coaching and wellness retreat in Bali   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 corporate executives called Success by Balance: a Corporate Wellness Retreat. With over 14 years’ experience in management .... More>>
26 Aug 2014
Hatha yoga improves brain function in senior adults: study
Hatha yoga improves brain function in senior adults: study   Practising hatha yoga three times a week for eight weeks improved sedentary older adults’ cognitive performance, according to a research report by the University of Illinois – published in The Journals of Gerontology. 108 adults between the .... More>>
26 Aug 2014
Susie Ellis says human spa staff won't be replaced by robots
Susie Ellis says human spa staff won't be replaced by robots   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 Opportunities that robots will never be able to replace the human interaction required in the spa industry. The machine currently being tested by Starwood in its Aloft Hotel in .... More>>
22 Aug 2014
ITC Hotels' Grand Bharat resort to debut in October
ITC Hotels' Grand Bharat resort to debut in October   Indian luxury hotel group ITC Hotels will launch its first five-star leisure retreat in Manesar near Delhi, India, on 1 October including a 27-hole Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course and an .... More>>
22 Aug 2014
Natural & Organic Products Asia show kicks off next week
Natural & Organic Products Asia show kicks off next week   More than 140 exhibitors from 25 countries are expected to attend the Natural & Organic Products Asia trade show at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in China between 27 and 29 August. Retailers, distributors, health and beauty .... More>>
22 Aug 2014
Green dream? Suburban living linked to obesity epidemic in US study
Green dream? Suburban living linked to obesity epidemic in US study   Despite its long-held connotations with health and wellbeing, leafy suburban living could in fact be a contributing factor in obesity, diabetes and heart disease, according to two American academics. Assistant professors of engineering Norman Garrick (University of Connecticut) and Wesley Marshall (Colorado .... More>>
22 Aug 2014
Sponsored Knowledge Workshops precede the Global Spa & Wellness Summit
Sponsored Knowledge Workshops precede the Global Spa & Wellness Summit   The Global Spa & Wellness Summit has extended its agenda to include its first ever sponsored Knowledge Workshops, taking place before the event officially kicks off. The workshops will be held on 9 September ahead of the Summit scheduled for 10-12 September. The three workshops include Moroccan Hammam: Its .... More>>
22 Aug 2014
IKEA offers in-store spa sleepover to 150 customers
IKEA offers in-store spa sleepover to 150 customers   Swedish furniture retailer IKEA is inviting 150 customers from its IKEA Family membership scheme to spend the night in-store to indulge in an array of spa treatments. Dubbed the IKEA Retreat, this wellness sleepover is one of many in-store .... More>>
21 Aug 2014
Employers should provide a wide range of wellness activities – not just gym memberships
Employers should provide a wide range of wellness activities – not just gym memberships   Nine out of every 10 employees who try a new fitness or wellness activity feel inspired to continue it on a consistent basis and try other healthy activities as a result, according to a survey conducted in June by Corporate Wellness 365. 1,078 .... More>>
21 Aug 2014
Pregnancy Spa Guide added to UK spa booking website
Pregnancy Spa Guide added to UK spa booking website   Online spa bookings specialist spaseekers.com has added a new Pregnancy Spa Guide to its website to advise mothers-to-be on the kind of treatments that can provide targeted relief from common complaints including backache, water retention, .... More>>
21 Aug 2014
Botox injections may be critical to cutting cancer growth
Botox injections may be critical to cutting cancer growth   Botox injections, usually used in the fight against ageing, may help battle cancer, according to data from medical trials performed on mice – published in Science Translational Medicine. Scientists from Columbia University Medical Centre, New York, and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology .... More>>
20 Aug 2014
What to expect at next month's Global Spa and Wellness Summit in Marrakech
What to expect at next month's Global Spa and Wellness Summit in Marrakech   The eighth Global Spa and Wellness Summit (GSWS) is fast approaching – due to take place from 10-12 September at the Four Seasons Resort Marrakech, Morocco – bringing together the leaders and innovators of the spa industry to help guide and shape the future of wellness in years to come. Over the past couple of months, Susie Ellis – chair and CEO of GSWS and president of Spafinder Wellness 365 – has revealed a number of .... More>>
20 Aug 2014
Ohio Attorney-General accuses Wellness Laser and Med Spa of misleading customers
Ohio Attorney-General accuses Wellness Laser and Med Spa of misleading customers   The Attorney General for the US state of Ohio, Mike DeVine, is sueing a laser liposuction spa in Beachwood, accusing it of failing to deliver services that customers paid for through discount websites such as Groupon and Living Social. Better Business Bureaus (BBB), an association of not-for-profit .... More>>
20 Aug 2014
Wearable Bite Counter device bids to improve eating habits
Wearable Bite Counter device bids to improve eating habits   A new piece of wearable kit has been developed to stop people from overeating, with the Bite Counter looking to provide a remedy to the developed world’s obesity crisis. The counter has been designed as a wristwatch to detect, count and display .... More>>
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