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21 Jan 2015
Virginia authorities consider redefining 'day spas' to loosen booze restrictions
Virginia authorities consider redefining 'day spas' to loosen booze restrictions   The Virginia General Assembly, US, may change the definition of a “day spa” to include any establishment that offers barber or cosmetology services in order to allow customers of salon and barbershops to indulge in an alcoholic beverage or two. A .... More>>
21 Jan 2015
Millford Hall Hotel near Stonehenge plans boutique spa
Millford Hall Hotel near Stonehenge plans boutique spa   Millford Hall Hotel, a Georgian mansion dating back to the 1800s just a short drive from Stonehenge, UK, is adding a £500,000 (US$756,200, €652,300) spa to its four-star amenities. The property is owned by Hughes Hotels, which has brought in consultancy Spa Creators to create the Lime Spa – expected to open in May 2015. Alistair Johnson, managing director of Spa Creators, spoke exclusively to Spa Opportunities, .... More>>
21 Jan 2015
Klafs acquires Thermarium Bäder-Bau
Klafs acquires Thermarium Bäder-Bau   Spa equipment manufacturer Thermarium Bäder-Bau has been acquired by the Klafs Group – a sauna, pool and spa manufacturer. Klafs recently acquired all shares of Thermarium, which had previously been part of a sizeable Tyrolean group of companies involved in public health and plumbing engineering. Thermarium .... More>>
21 Jan 2015
Taiwan Tourism Bureau highlights four key hot springs for tourism push
Taiwan Tourism Bureau highlights four key hot springs for tourism push   The Taiwan Tourism Bureau is stepping up its promotion of the country’s thermal hot springs, of which there are said to be more than 100. Focusing on the health benefits of naturally heated mineral waters, the tourism bureau says the hot springs lead to increased metabolism, soothed muscles and improved blood .... More>>
20 Jan 2015
Spa Castle in New York closes after elderly man's death at Queens spa
Spa Castle in New York closes after elderly man's death at Queens spa   Spa Castle Premier 57 in Manhattan has been closed by the city health department following an investigation into an 84-year-old man’s death in a hot tub at another Spa Castle facility in Queens. After the death of an elderly man at the facility in .... More>>
20 Jan 2015
Aman Tokyo unveils 2,500sq m wellbeing facility with views of Mount Fuji
Aman Tokyo unveils 2,500sq m wellbeing facility with views of Mount Fuji   Aman Resorts has launched an 84-bedroom hotel in Tokyo that occupies the top six floors of The Otemachi Tower, two of which are given over to more than 2,500sq m (26,910sqft) of spa and .... More>>
20 Jan 2015
Meditation could prevent workforce absenteeism: UK cross-party inquiry
Meditation could prevent workforce absenteeism: UK cross-party inquiry   An eight-month UK inquiry by a cross-party group of MPs and peers on mindfulness, found frontline public servants could be less likely to fall ill with stress or quit altogether if they use mindfulness to help control anxiety and depression. .... More>>
20 Jan 2015
EU-financed spa tourism project between Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serbia hailed a success
EU-financed spa tourism project between Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serbia hailed a success   Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serbia will continue to collaborate and develop spa tourism in the cross-border region following the success of a project undertaken throughout 2014 to restore six .... More>>
20 Jan 2015
Swire Hotels to launch The Temple House in Chengdu in May 2015
Swire Hotels to launch The Temple House in Chengdu in May 2015   Operator Swire Hotels is set to unveil a 100-bedroom hotel and 42 adjoining serviced apartments in Chengdu, China, this May. The project forms part of the city government’s conservation project to preserve the surrounding heritage buildings, which are integral to the success of a wider mixed-use development. .... More>>
19 Jan 2015
Preventative healthcare and wellbeing gadgets will continue to thrive: report
Preventative healthcare and wellbeing gadgets will continue to thrive: report   Euromonitor International has published its annual Top 10 Global Consumer Trends forecast report, highlighting an expected boom in consumers' desire for preventative healthcare via digital devices – given the current popularity of fitness and .... More>>
19 Jan 2015
10,000sq ft Vanderbilt Spa launches in Puerto Rico
10,000sq ft Vanderbilt Spa launches in Puerto Rico   The Condado Vanderbilt Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico, has completed the second stage of its refurbishment, including extra luxury guestrooms and a spa. The US$200m (€149m, £118m) revitalisation of the five-star property, built in 1919 by Frederick William Vanderbilt, is now complete. Originally designed by Warren and Wetmore, the architectural firm known for Grand Central Station and the New York Biltmore Hotel, the 319 .... More>>
19 Jan 2015
KLAFS appoints new managing director of its spa division
KLAFS appoints new managing director of its spa division   Germany-based sauna, pool and spa supplier Klafs has appointed Patrick Pfeifer as managing director of the company’s spa division, replacing Adrian Egger, who is now the CEO of spa design consultancy and equipment manufacturer Thermarium Bäder-Bau. Pfeifer has experience as a construction engineer, specialising in metal construction and facade engineering. He also has a masters degree in general management and has worked as .... More>>
19 Jan 2015
Miami Beach no longer operated by Canyon Ranch after stalled contract talks
Miami Beach no longer operated by Canyon Ranch after stalled contract talks   Canyon Ranch no longer manages the Miami Beach property, as of January 15, following a failure to renegotiate a new contract agreement with the new owner Z Capital Partners. In December 2014, the US Bankruptcy Court approved the sale of the property to Z Capital Partners by the former owner, Lehman Brothers, as .... More>>
16 Jan 2015
Virgin Hotels Chicago property debuts with a spa planned for Q2 of this year
Virgin Hotels Chicago property debuts with a spa planned for Q2 of this year   The first Virgin-branded hotel has opened in Chicago’s Loop district in the 26-storey Old Dearborn Bank Building, originally designed by architecture firm Rapp and Rapp. The Art Deco building, a Chicago landmark, offers 250 guestrooms in addition to four restaurants – three of which are set to open between February and April of this year. The property’s spa is opening in Q2 of 2015 and “will be a wellness lounge designed .... More>>
16 Jan 2015
Baglioni Hotel London unveils fully renovated spa
Baglioni Hotel London unveils fully renovated spa   The 67-key Baglioni Hotel London facing Kensington Gardens has completed a full renovation of its spa, designed by Milanese architects Rebosio+Spagnulo. Open to both hotel guests and external clients, the Baglioni Spa offers female and male .... More>>
15 Jan 2015
Dubai residential development adds a destination spa
Dubai residential development adds a destination spa   The 189-residence botanic haven in Al Barari, Dubai, has launched a destination spa within its sustainability-focused residential development. Owned and run by the Zaal family and its company, the residential estate called Al Barari encompasses a .... More>>
15 Jan 2015
Renowned yoga master leads personal programmes at The Andaman
Renowned yoga master leads personal programmes at The Andaman   Renowned Nepalese yoga master Ekrah Gajurel, whose fans include musician Sting and the Prince of Jodhpur, is leading the newly launched yoga and detox programme at Starwood’s The Andaman, A Luxury Collection Hotel on Langkawi island in Malaysia. .... More>>
15 Jan 2015
Governments need a Ministry of Wellness to fix broken healthcare systems: GSWS chair Susie Ellis
Governments need a Ministry of Wellness to fix broken healthcare systems: GSWS chair Susie Ellis   Susie Ellis, chair and CEO of the Global Spa & Wellness Summit (GSWS), is encouraging governments around the world to introduce national Ministries of Wellness that would work to align strategies with key leaders in other ministries such as health, economic development, tourism, education. Ellis co-wrote an article with GSWS delegate and CEO of Wisdom Works Group Renee Moorefield for the Huffington Post, detailing .... More>>
15 Jan 2015
Ramside Hall Hotel to partner with ESPA for new spa
Ramside Hall Hotel to partner with ESPA for new spa   The Ramside Hall Hotel in Durham, UK, which unveiled artistic impressions of spa facilities being added to the estate as part of a £16m investment plan, has announced its spa will stock products and carry out treatments by ESPA. Set to officially .... More>>
14 Jan 2015
Nepalese spa chain plans expansion into Malaysia
Nepalese spa chain plans expansion into Malaysia   The Tranquility Spa chain in Kathmandu, Nepal, is planning to expand its business outside the country, with a first Malaysian outlet expected to open by March 2015. According to national news site E Kantipur,, the company currently operates .... More>>
14 Jan 2015
Minor re-flags Four Seasons Bangkok as Anantara property
Minor re-flags Four Seasons Bangkok as Anantara property   Minor Hotel Group (MHG), which owns the Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok, Thailand, will begin to operate the hotel under its own luxury brand Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas in March 2015. The 354-key hotel will become the Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel & Spa, located in Rajadamri – in central Bangkok’s Siam district. Kathryn Moore, group spa director of MSpa in Asia – .... More>>
13 Jan 2015
Spafinder Wellness spotlights key industry trends for 2015
Spafinder Wellness spotlights key industry trends for 2015   Spafinder Wellness 365 has published its twelfth edition of the annual Top 10 Global Spa and Wellness Trends Forecast for 2015 – including medi-spa prescriptions for cannabis, spas targeting jet-lagged travellers and an increase in Islamic wellness rituals beyond hammams and argan oil. The report is an in-depth forecast of significant global trends that will impact the industry and consumers in the year ahead. Developed by a team of research analysts, editors and industry experts, the forecast is based on .... More>>
13 Jan 2015
Thermarium Bäder-Bau designs giant spa complex for Oslo, Norway
Thermarium Bäder-Bau designs giant spa complex for Oslo, Norway   Spa design consultancy and equipment manufacturer Thermarium Bäder-Bau is working on a three-storey spa outside Oslo, Norway, which is set to open at the end of 2015. The Canica Spa Complex, funded by a private investor, is part of a 6,230sq m (67,059sq ft) leisure development being developed by Canica AS. The .... More>>
13 Jan 2015
Arianna Huffington: Wellbeing is the key to business success
Arianna Huffington: Wellbeing is the key to business success   If we don’t redefine what success is, our health and wellbeing will pay the price, believes Arianna Huffington, who is the keynote speaker at this year’s IHRSA Convention. In the latest issue of Health Club Management, the founder of The .... More>>
13 Jan 2015
Spa plans approved for Reading's King's Meadow Baths
Spa plans approved for Reading's King's Meadow Baths   Plans to restore a Grade II-listed lido in Reading, UK, have been approved by councillors. Thames Lido Ltd is in charge of the £3m (US$4.5m, €3.8m) development of the Kings Meadow Baths lido and spa, having been granted a 250-year lease by the local council in July 2014. Mark Thwaites, general manager of .... More>>
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