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14 Aug 2014
Barry White reveals future plans for Chuan Spa
Barry White reveals future plans for Chuan Spa   Speaking exclusively to Spa Opportunities, group director of spa for Langham Hospitality Group Barry White has revealed future plans for the Chuan Spa brand and explained why its focus on net profit per square foot will not impact negatively on spa guest satisfaction. Having just celebrated the launch of the 11,000sq ft (1,022sq m) Chuan Spa at The Langham, .... More>>
14 Aug 2014
12,000 cancers each year caused by people being overweight or obese, new study finds
12,000 cancers each year caused by people being overweight or obese, new study finds   Around 12,000 cases of cancer each year are caused by people being overweight or obese, according to a new study published in The Lancet medical journal. The scientists hope that the research – the largest of its kind – will inspire .... More>>
14 Aug 2014
PwC survey reveals US participation in corporate wellness programmes
PwC survey reveals US participation in corporate wellness programmes   Wellness continues to be a major investment made by employers in the US, but 90 per cent of corporations don’t have sufficient data to measure their return, according to a new report called Health and Wellbeing Touchstone Survey by PwC. The .... More>>
14 Aug 2014
Organic Beauty Festival to educate spa managers on organic-certified products
Organic Beauty Festival to educate spa managers on organic-certified products   British spa brand Pinks Boutique is holding its second annual Organic Beauty Festival at a number of participating spas during September, to educate and inform visiting spa and salon representatives from around the country on how to shop for .... More>>
13 Aug 2014
Wellbeing measurement tool developed to assess corporate wellness
Wellbeing measurement tool developed to assess corporate wellness   Wellbeing improvement firm Healthways and management consultancy Gallup have developed a research-based wellbeing measurement tool for use by companies to provide a more holistic method for increasing employee wellness. Gallup and Healthways have .... More>>
13 Aug 2014
New York subway station taken over by pop-up comedy spa prank
New York subway station taken over by pop-up comedy spa prank   A New York-based comedic prank collective known for causing public chaos and joy has set up an unauthorised pop-up spa on the NQR platform of the 34th Street subway station in Manhattan. .... More>>
13 Aug 2014
Philippines to host beauty and spa trade fair Philbeauty 2014
Philippines to host beauty and spa trade fair Philbeauty 2014   A new international beauty, spa, health and wellness show – PhilBeauty 2014 – will take place from 28-30 August at the SMX Convention Centre in Pasay City, Metro Manila, in the Philippines. The three-day trade fair will feature more than 200 .... More>>
13 Aug 2014
Romania's former health minister says national natural healing resources need protection
Romania's former health minister says national natural healing resources need protection   One of Romania’s prime natural healing facilities – the Techirghiol Spa and Sanitorium mud-bathing facility (SBRT) – is in danger of decay due to environmental factors and development, according to the former Health Minister Vasile Cepoi. In .... More>>
12 Aug 2014
No pain no gain? Wristband provides electric shock to help banish bad habits
No pain no gain? Wristband provides electric shock to help banish bad habits   Be it sleeping in or skipping the gym, everyone wishes they could kick those bad habits that hurt productivity and prevent physical activity. Now, a new wearable is bidding to not just track activity, but use pain and shame to ensure users have no choice but to reach their goals. Due for release in 2015, Pavlok is a fitness tracking wristband which also serves as a behavioural conditioner. Aside from the usual tracking of .... More>>
12 Aug 2014
Uzuri Hotel Resort to launch in Zanzibar in 2016
Uzuri Hotel Resort to launch in Zanzibar in 2016   Czech developer RSJ Private Equity has selected international architecture and interior design practice Jestico + Whiles to design a new sustainable hotel resort on the east African island of Zanzibar. Jestico + Whiles has designed the Uzuri Hotel .... More>>
12 Aug 2014
Mayor of hot spring city Rotorua in New Zealand invited to GSWS
Mayor of hot spring city Rotorua in New Zealand invited to GSWS   Steve Chadwick, the Mayor of Rotorua, New Zealand, has been invited to address the Global Spa & Wellness Summit (GSWS) 2014 in Morocco in September to promote the city’s potential for natural hot spring developments. The Summit will provide .... More>>
12 Aug 2014
Former Miraval chief Michael Tompkins joins Hilton Head Health
Former Miraval chief Michael Tompkins joins Hilton Head Health   Michael Tompkins, former CEO and president of Miraval Resort and Spa, is taking the reins at Hilton Head Health in South Carolina, US, having been bowled over by the business. Hilton Head Health has been a popular wellness destination since it opened in 1976, but until now, it hasn't featured a spa. An expansion to the resort is planned, including a spa, 30-bedroom inn and a newly renovated restaurant and outdoor dining .... More>>
11 Aug 2014
Exclusive: YeloSpa’s Nicolas Ronco outlines ambitious expansion plans
Exclusive: YeloSpa’s Nicolas Ronco outlines ambitious expansion plans   Nicolas Ronco, the French entrepreneur behind spa and nap concept YeloSpa, is aiming to expand the US-based business into Europe, as part of large-scale plans that will also see the company franchise up to 150 US locations and launch a sleep and wellbeing product range. In an exclusive interview for the latest edition of Leisure Management magazine, Ronco – .... More>>
11 Aug 2014
Malaysia wants 1,500 new spa therapists by 2020
Malaysia wants 1,500 new spa therapists by 2020   The Malaysian government is looking to train 1,500 new spa therapists over the next five years to support the country’s ever-growing spa industry, which is expected to contribute RM400m .... More>>
08 Aug 2014
Spafinder's Susie Ellis advises national tourism bodies to categorise their wellness activities
Spafinder's Susie Ellis advises national tourism bodies to categorise their wellness activities   Spa expert Susie Ellis has encouraged countries around the world to categorise their tourism activities accurately, so that global wellness tourism research and analysis can be carried out more efficiently and accurately, as she prepares the latest Global Spa and Wellness Economy report for the 2014 Summit. Speaking exclusively to Spa Opportunties, Ellis – president of Spafinder Wellness and chair and CEO of the .... More>>
07 Aug 2014
Spa details revealed for Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Bali jungle
Spa details revealed for Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Bali jungle   The Ritz-Carlton Reserve property in Bali – Mandapa – is set to open later this year in the district of Ubud, famous for its arts and crafts, with views of terraced rice paddy fields adjacent to the village temple, lush gardens, meditative spaces and .... More>>
07 Aug 2014
Injuries from unlicensed massage parlours on the rise in Japan
Injuries from unlicensed massage parlours on the rise in Japan   The Japanese Health, Labour and Welfare Ministry has identified approximately 330 unlicensed massage parlours in Tokyo and 38 other prefectures, plus 110 qualified spas, that are responsible for injuring customers. The nation’s consumer affairs .... More>>
06 Aug 2014
New Zealand massage therapist referred teen to local healer for 'exorcism'
New Zealand massage therapist referred teen to local healer for 'exorcism'   A massage therapist in New Zealand has been censured after sending a 16-year old client to a healer from a Maori tribe to cleanse her “auric field” without explaining that the teenager would be repeatedly immersed in a river. Names of the parties .... More>>
06 Aug 2014
Thai Healing Academy specialises in long distance online massage therapy training
Thai Healing Academy specialises in long distance online massage therapy training   The Thai Healing Massage Academy, based in Thailand’s city of Chiang Mai, has introduced a new and improved system for long distance online massage therapy training. The academy – which markets itself as the only school in the world that specialises exclusively in online distance video training courses for Thai .... More>>
05 Aug 2014
The first Peninsula-branded hotel on European soil opens in Paris
The first Peninsula-branded hotel on European soil opens in Paris   Luxury Asian hotel collection The Peninsula Hotels has entered Europe for the first time with the opening of the brand new Peninsula Paris property. Katara Hospitality Hotels owns 80 per cent of The Peninsula Paris hotel and the remaining 20 per .... More>>
05 Aug 2014
Decision-making improved by just 15 minutes of meditation: study
Decision-making improved by just 15 minutes of meditation: study   Research has found that just 15 minutes of mindful meditation can help people make more rational decisions, suggesting a way to boost business performance by improving employee health via corporate meditation programmes. Researchers from INSEAD – .... More>>
05 Aug 2014
Four Seasons Resort Orlando launches at Walt Disney World Resort
Four Seasons Resort Orlando launches at Walt Disney World Resort   Special guest Mickey Mouse attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially mark the opening of Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World. Developed by Silverstein Properties and .... More>>
04 Aug 2014
Regent Porto Montenegro Hotel and Residences debut in super-yacht marina resort
Regent Porto Montenegro Hotel and Residences debut in super-yacht marina resort   The Regent Porto Montenegro Hotel and Residences are now open in Tivat, in the 250-berth super-yacht marina resort of Porto Montenegro. The 51-bedroom and 35-suite property was designed by ReardonSmith Architects, inspired by the area’s 400 years .... More>>
04 Aug 2014
California's Bacara Resort & Spa enhances its spa menu
California's Bacara Resort & Spa enhances its spa menu   The 42,000sq ft (3,902sq m) Bacara Resort & Spa on the Gaviota Coast in Santa Barbara, US, has enhanced its spa experience with a new menu of services and a new rooftop Mud Bar bathing zone. Located on one of the last remaining intact coastal .... More>>
01 Aug 2014
Malaysia competes with Singapore and Thailand for medical tourists
Malaysia competes with Singapore and Thailand for medical tourists   Malaysia is seeking to overtake its neighbours Singapore and Thailand as the prime destination for medical and wellness tourism, appealing to less affluent international consumers, including visitors seeking spas. The number of foreigners seeking .... More>>
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