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15 Jan 2014
Hartman publishes revealing consumer involvement figures for wellness industry
Hartman publishes revealing consumer involvement figures for wellness industry   The Hartman Group has released statistics which show consumer involvement in health and wellness. The study has revealed that consumers think, live and shop differently depending on where they are ‘within the world of health and wellness’. The ‘Hartman World Model’ shows intensity of engagement based on .... More>>
15 Jan 2014
Spa complex planned on former naval battery site
Spa complex planned on former naval battery site   Plans to construct a hotel and spa complex on a former naval battery outpost in Plymouth, UK, have been resurrected by Rotolok Holdings. The £10m ($16.4, €12m) scheme designed by LHC Architecture - featuring a 3,322sq.m (10,899ft) luxury hotel .... More>>
15 Jan 2014
Lifehouse Spa & Hotel toasts 20-month turnaround
Lifehouse Spa & Hotel toasts 20-month turnaround   The Lifehouse Spa & Hotel in Essex, UK, has capped a successful 2013 by sealing several industry accolades, two months after winning endorsement from Virgin Holidays for its corporate .... More>>
14 Jan 2014
Spafinder Wellness 365 releases 2014 trends report
Spafinder Wellness 365 releases 2014 trends report   Wired wellness, urban retreats, hot springs and even death are among the top themes likely to shape the spa market in 2014, according to the eleventh edition of the annual Top 10 Global Spa and Wellness Trends Forecast 2014 from Spafinder Wellness 365, which is published today. The report is authored by Spafinder Wellness Inc president Susie Ellis and developed by company research analysts. It’s based on ongoing surveys .... More>>
14 Jan 2014
Clinton Foundation's Health Matters conference 2014 kicks off in California
Clinton Foundation's Health Matters conference 2014 kicks off in California   The 2014 Health Matters: Activating Wellness in Every Generation conference in La Quinta, California is now underway, with the event looking to promote health and wellness throughout the United States. The three-day event, which began yesterday, .... More>>
13 Jan 2014
Centara cements south Thailand expansion effort
Centara cements south Thailand expansion effort   Centara Hotels & Resorts has continued to expand its presence in the south of Thailand, signing management contracts for three new properties within the same master development in Klong Muang, Krabi. The agreement sees Centara take over the management of the Centara Pelican Bay Resort & Spa, the Centara .... More>>
09 Jan 2014
Details revealed for 2014 Global Spa & Wellness Summit
Details revealed for 2014 Global Spa & Wellness Summit
  The Global Spa & Wellness Summit (GSWS) has announced that its eighth annual summit will be held at Morocco's Four Seasons Resort Marrakech from September 10-12. The event, which most .... More>>
09 Jan 2014
Waldorf Astoria opens on Dubai's Palm Jumeriah
Waldorf Astoria opens on Dubai's Palm Jumeriah   Hilton Worldwide’s luxury brand Waldorf Astoria has revealed its newest offering with the opening of the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeriah. The 319-bedroom property offers a number of recreational facilities including tennis courts, a range of .... More>>
09 Jan 2014
Metropolitan by COMO making US debut in Miami
Metropolitan by COMO making US debut in Miami   Metropolitan by COMO is set to make its US debut with the opening of a new Miami location at the end of January. The 74-bedroom hotel overlooks Miami beach and is located at the centre of the city’s Downtown Historic District. The COMO Shambhala – the hotel’s luxury wellness spa – offers a personalised .... More>>
09 Jan 2014
AM Resorts opening Costa Rica location under Dreams brand
AM Resorts opening Costa Rica location under Dreams brand
  A new resort is scheduled to open at the end of 2014 with the launch of Dreams Las Mareas in Costa Rica by AM Resorts. Opening December 2014 Dreams Las Mareas will be the first Dreams .... More>>
07 Jan 2014
Kempinski and L.RAPHAEL team up
Kempinski and L.RAPHAEL team up   Kempinski has opened its second hotel in Moscow, La Plus Belle Hotel Nikol’skaya. Situated on the doorstep of the Bolshoi Theatre, the hotel has undergone six years of restoration by Leo International Design Group - the architects responsible for .... More>>
07 Jan 2014
Spafinder ventures into TV advertising
Spafinder ventures into TV advertising   The European division of Spafinder Wellness 365 cranked up the festive cheer, reporting a 100 per cent increase in search engine traffic and sales volume of its gift cards – both in-store and online – thanks to a TV ad campaign in the lead up to Christmas. The company is one of the first in the sector to .... More>>
06 Jan 2014
Velaa Private Island opens in Maldives
Velaa Private Island opens in Maldives   Velaa Private Island has opened in the Maldives, with a Spa My Blend By Clarins. Located north from Malé, in the Noonu Atoll, the island is the vision of owner Jiri Smejc. The Czech billionaire wanted a Maldivian resort that met his standards for what a luxurious private resort should be and intends to .... More>>
06 Jan 2014
Bids made for US billion dollar casino and resort plan
Bids made for US billion dollar casino and resort plan   Three proposals have been submitted for a new multi-million dollar casino projects in Massachusetts, US. Mohegan Sun has submitted plans for a US$1.3bn (£790m, €950m) resort/casino on the grounds of the Suffolk Downs racetrack in Revere, which .... More>>
03 Jan 2014
US spas return to pre-recession levels of growth in 2013
US spas return to pre-recession levels of growth in 2013
  2013 saw the US spa industry record its strongest year on record since 2007, according to the International Spa Association (ISPA)’s 2013 US Spa Industry Study. The report indicated that across five key areas – visits, spending per visit, revenues, staffing levels and number of spas – there has been .... More>>
02 Jan 2014
Margaritaville Biloxi announces plans for resort and spa
Margaritaville Biloxi announces plans for resort and spa
  Margaritaville Casino & Restaurant in Biloxi, Mississippi, US has announced plans for a new hotel resort that includes timeshare properties, a spa and 250 bedrooms. Ground will be broken .... More>>
02 Jan 2014
Automated customer loyalty program for SpaBooker
Automated customer loyalty program for SpaBooker   Cloud-based software provider SpaBooker has launched a new product to help spas simplify customer loyalty and encourage repeat custom. Promote is a preset email program that sends smart incentives based on each customer’s last visit to motivate them to rebook appointments. Pricing starts at US$25 (€18, £15) a month and the program runs automatically and integrates with existing SpaBooker accounts. Josh McCarter, CEO of Booker, the company behind SpaBooker says: “We conducted early market testing with a select group of businesses, all of which saw significant increases in customer retention and in new bookings. In the first three .... More>>
02 Jan 2014
Gulf Hotels signs agreement for new US$8m spa complex
Gulf Hotels signs agreement for new US$8m spa complex
  Gulf Hotels Group (GHG) has signed an agreement with construction firm Almoayyed Contracting to build a new US$8m (£4.8m, €5.8m) spa complex at The Gulf Hotel in Bahrain. The two-storey 3,100sq m (33,368sq ft) spa will have separate floors for men and women and will feature spa pools, hammam, sauna, steamroom, .... More>>
18 Dec 2013
Ritz-Carlton launches first Israel-based hotel
Ritz-Carlton launches first Israel-based hotel
  Ritz-Carlton has unveiled its first Israel-based luxury hotel with the opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Herzliya. Located on the Tel Aviv seafront, the new 197-bedroom hotel is one of the first global luxury-branded hotels in the country. The hotel .... More>>
17 Dec 2013
Natural personal care market shows strong growth for 2013
Natural personal care market shows strong growth for 2013   The natural personal care market continues to show strong growth after posting a 10.6 per cent increase globally to reach US$29.5bn (£18bn, €21.4bn) at the manufacturers level for 2013. Natural Personal Care: Global Market Brief, carried out .... More>>
17 Dec 2013
Maori tribe reveals hot pools and spa plans in Queenstown
Maori tribe reveals hot pools and spa plans in Queenstown
  Plans are in the works for a NZ$25m (£12.6m, US$20.6m, €15m) hot pools and spa complex in Queenstown, New Zealand expected to draw more than 300,000 customers annually. Ngai Tahu Tourism is in talks with the Queenstown Lakeview Holiday Park on .... More>>
17 Dec 2013
Mintel tips Mixologiste as a top 2014 trend
Mintel tips Mixologiste as a top 2014 trend   Mixologiste, or multi-functional beauty products, are set to be a key trend in 2014, according to reasearch from Mintel Beauty & Personal Care. BB (blemish balm) creams which can .... More>>
17 Dec 2013
Retreat set to teach women to become more sensual
Retreat set to teach women to become more sensual   Shhglobal has launched a retreat programme which promises to help women grow their confidence and sensuality, as well as release old traumas. The four to seven day retreats are being held .... More>>
17 Dec 2013
Spa sector losing bookings through poor handling of customer enquiries - survey
Spa sector losing bookings through poor handling of customer enquiries - survey   According to a new survey by Leisure-net Solutions, only six per cent of spas ask potential clients making a telephone enquiry what benefits they want from a treatment and only 13 per cent are asked if they would like to make a booking. The Spa call-Focus™ survey, which assesses and scores all aspects of a spas' telephone enquiry services against industry standards, tested a sample of 15 UK day spas by calling them three times over a seven-day period in October 2013. Although no one asked the researchers if they had visited the spa before, 65 per cent answered the phone within five rings or .... More>>
16 Dec 2013
Beachcomber Hotels to open Marrackech site
Beachcomber Hotels to open Marrackech site   Luxury hotel operator, Beachcomber Hotels, has added another site to its collection. The Royal Palm Marrakech is set to open in spring 2014. The company owns and manages eight hotels in Mauritius and Seychelles. The Marrakech site is the first hotel .... More>>
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