24 Apr 2019 Spa Business: uniting the world of wellness
 
 
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Therapist
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Location: London, UK
Company: Strip Wax Bar & Boutique



Spa Sales and Reservationist
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: Spa at The Bulgari Hotel & Residences, London, United Kingdom
Company: The Bulgari Hotel London



Beauty Therapist
Salary: Competitive
Location: Knightsbridge, London, UK
Company: Urban Retreat



Hair Specialist
Salary: Competitive
Location: Knightsbridge, London, UK
Company: Urban Retreat


Community Sport and Wellbeing Officer
Salary: £25,599 per annum
Location: Chelmsford, UK
Company: Chelmsford City Council
Area Manager
Salary: Competitive salary - dependant upon experience
Location: Central London, London, UK
Company: Strip Wax Bar
Spa Beauty Therapist
Salary: £24,000 - £25,500
Location: Heathrow Long Stay Terminal 4, United Kingdom
Company: No1 Lounges Ltd




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• GWI reveals global hydrothermal spa trends
• Rosewood Baha Mar adding children's yoga






News headlines
GWI’s ATM agenda to focus on medical and wellness tourism  
GWI’s ATM agenda to focus on medical and wellness tourism

By Jane Kitchen

The agenda for the Global Wellness Institute’s (GWI) Wellness Symposium at the 2019 Arabian Travel Market (ATM) has been set and will feature experts in both medical tourism and wellness tourism, who will explore emerging trends and opportunities in both sectors. Attendees will also hear the latest GWI .... more>>
Lithuania’s Spa Hotel Esé invites millennials to tell their own story  
Lithuania’s Spa Hotel Esé invites millennials to tell their own story

By Jane Kitchen

International spa and wellness consultants The E77 Company are working on a spa hotel in Lithuania designed specifically for millennial customers, which is due to open in late summer 2019. The Spa Hotel Esé – pronounced ‘essay’ – will be located in the spa town of Birštonas, surrounded by pine forests and the .... more>>

Mandarin Oriental’s Lago di Como spa takes inspiration from the pristine Italian lake  
By Jane Kitchen

Mandarin Oriental, Lago di Como opened this week, following the renovation of the historic lakefront property. The hotel is located in Blevio, and is surrounded by natural beauty, enjoying .... more>>
Robert D Henry Architects blend salon, medispa, inviting guests to ‘linger longer’  
By Jane Kitchen

Architect Robert D Henry has created a salon and medical spa in upstate New York, integrating the two together. The 3,300sq ft location features custom millwork and lighting, as well as .... more>>
Hilton debuts sprawling spa resort on Morocco's Atlantic coast  
By Andrew Manns

International hospitality company Hilton Hotels and Resorts has opened the Tangier Al Houara Resort and Spa – a palatial getaway in Tangier, Morocco. The 304-key resort – the company's .... more>>
Le Blanc Spa Cancun undergoes multimillion-dollar renovation  
By Jane Kitchen

Palace Resorts has completed a multimillion-dollar renovation of Le Blanc Spa Resort Cancun, the brand's flagship property, which includes a 30,957sq ft spa created in conjunction with Diana .... more>>
Donnington Valley launches gin-inspired spa package  
By Lauren Heath-Jones

The spa at Donnington Valley Hotel in Newbury, Berkshire, UK has launched a new spa package inspired by gin. Called 'Spring into Gin', the package gives guests the opportunity to .... more>>
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park reopens after £100m makeover  
By Andrew Manns

The Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London, an ultra-luxe hotel located in one of the UK capital's most affluent districts, has reopened following a £100m (US$131m, €115.8m) renovation. The .... more>>
AFSO complete work on mansion-like St Regis hotel in Hong Kong  
By Andrew Manns

Chinese design practice AFSO have created a panoply of interior spaces at the St Regis, Hong Kong, a recently opened resort that has been likened to a "curated mansion". Located in the .... more>>
Leigh Mulholland named as spa director at Oulton Hall  
By Lauren Heath-Jones

Oulton Hall hotel in Leeds, UK, has named Leigh Mulholland as its new spa director. Mulholland previously worked as the sales and revenue manager for One World Spa - which included .... more>>
Healing Hotels' Anne Biging receives ‘Woman of the Decade’ award from Women’s Economic Forum  
By Jane Kitchen

Anne Biging, co-founder and CEO of Healing Hotels of the World, has been named ‘Woman of the Decade in Business & Leadership’ at the Women’s Economic Forum (WEF) in New Delhi, India. .... more>>
Sheraton Grand Tbilisi invites guests to ‘pause’ with new 1,500sq m spa  
By Jane Kitchen

The Sheraton Grand Tbilisi Metechi Palace in Georgia has undergone a complete renovation, adding a 1,500sq m wellness centre with a spa and fitness experience. The spa, called p’auza, takes .... more>>
 

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Hanneke Stoop named director of Bürgenstock’s Alpine Spa  
By Jane Kitchen

The Bürgenstock Hotels & Resort in Lake Lucerne, Switzerland, has named Hanneke Stoop director of its Alpine Spa. Stoop brings extensive experience in spa management for some of the world’s .... more>>
Corinthia to open first hotel in the Middle East  
By Jane Kitchen

Luxury hotel brand Corinthia will open its first hotel in the Middle East, the Corinthia Meydan Beach Dubai, in 2020. The contemporary beachfront hotel marks the beginning of ambitious .... more>>
Atmosphere Spa Design, bbspa create partnership  
By Jane Kitchen

Spa and wellness consultancy bbspa and Atmosphere Spa Design have partnered to create turn-key solutions for spas and resorts around the world. Bbspa has an international, multicultural .... more>>

Features
Diana F Mestre

People profile:
Diana F Mestre


Diana F Mestre creates spas, retreats and suites across Mexico for the Velas group
Marc Cohen

Interview:
Marc Cohen


Dr Marc Cohen is launching an extreme bathing retreat and writing children’s books. He talks to Jane Kitchen
Nuvola

Promotional feature:
Nuvola


Starpool’s Nuvola Experience
Equine therapy

Focus on:
Equine therapy


What is equine therapy and how can spas tap into horsepower? Kathleen Whyman finds out
spa-kit.net

Product Innovation:
spa-kit.net


Product and equipment launches
The Wellness

Promotional feature:
The Wellness


Noha Khalil of The Wellness discusses how gym and spa elements are increasingly coming together through design to deliver outstanding fitness concepts
El Etherington

People profile:
El Etherington


El Etherington launches Wellness-Sing
Phoenician Spa

First-person:
Phoenician Spa


Jane Kitchen pays a visit to the newly-renovated Phoenician Spa in Arizona, US
Finishing touch

Research:
Finishing touch


Study shows young people are more lonely than older adults


New Openings:

Mandarin Oriental London reveals next generation spa; Salt debuts new hotel and spa brand in Mauritius
Chill out

Wellness:
Chill out


Is going sub-zero the next big thing? Kath Hudson takes a closer look at the benefits of cryotherapy
Mind over matter

Research:
Mind over matter


A new white paper reveals the benefits of numerous spa modalities on mental health. Editor Gerry Bodeker reports
Vital Tech

Promotional feature:
Vital Tech


Infrared technology is growing in popularity, Vital Tech’s Alexandra Gavsevitch and Serge Parienti explain how it works
Spa product news

Styku expands operations with launch of European operations

Styku expands operations with launch of European operations

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

3D body scanning and body composition technology specialist Styku has launched direct operations in the UK and Europe.
 
BC Softwear's new robe blends cotton and bamboo

Caudalie named as brand partner Cornwall's The Clearing Spa

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

BC Softwear, a UK-based spa linen supplier, has introduced a new eco-friendly robe made from a combination of bamboo and cotton.
 
Lemi's Portofino bed unites comfort and functionality

Lemi's Portofino bed unites comfort and functionality

FROM SPA-KIT.NET

Italian wellness equipment supplier Lemi has launched not one but two new multi-functional treatment tables, the Portofino and Portofino Evo.
Beauty product news

Caudalie named as brand partner Cornwall's The Clearing Spa

Caudalie named as brand partner Cornwall's The Clearing Spa

FROM BEAUTY-KIT.NET

The Clearing Spa at The Cornwall Hotel in St Austell, UK, has announced a new brand partnership with Caudalie.
 
Elemis expands Pro-Collagen range with new Ultra Smart line

Elemis expands Pro-Collagen range with new Ultra Smart line

FROM BEAUTY-KIT.NET

Luxury product house Elemis has launched the Ultra Smart range, a new addition to the brand's best selling Pro Collagen line.
 
Helping your business prosper in 2019

Helping your business prosper in 2019

FROM BEAUTY-KIT.NET

The Natural Beauty & Spa Show returns to Excel London on 7 & 8 April.
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RKF was born 18 years ago on the foundations of a century-old company. Today, RKF group consists of five branches with two production units.

RKF Luxury Linen provides a custom-made line for each brand: massage table covers, bath sheets & towels, oshiboris, gloves, bath mats, bathrobes, pareos, headbands, relaxing eye masks, waterproof pillows, pillow cases, duvet & duvet covers, slippers, etc.
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Spa Business 2018 issue 4
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5 Editor’s letter: Home sweet home
Liz Terry shares her thoughts
14 Letters:
Ingo Schweder speaks out about ‘well washing’
16 People profile: Dan Buettner
Dan Buettner talks to Spa Business about his work on Blue Zones and life lessons for spas
18 People profile: Khun Krip Rojanastien
Khun Krip Rojanastien, Chiva-Som’s chair and CEO, tells Spa Business about the resort’s US$24m overhaul
20 People profile: Emlyn Brown
Emlyn Brown takes over from Andrew Gibson as VP of wellbeing at Accor
22 People profile: Elizabeth Parrish
Elizabeth Parrish is using herself as a guinea pig in an anti-ageing gene therapy trail
24 New openings: Six Senses
Six Senses launches happiness inspired spa circuit across Bhutan, Spa Business finds out more
26 New openings: Moulay Yacoub
Mega thermal complex for Morocco
27 New openings: Oyster spa
World’s first ‘oyster spa’ opens in France
28 Promotional feature: The Wellness
Spa Business talks to Mohammed Ibrahim, CEO of The Wellness about creating wellness and leisure experiences that are sensual, sociable and sustainable
34 Event report: SpaChina Summit
The Chinese spa market is valued at US$3.3bn, reports Lisa Starr from the SpaChina Summit
36 Promotional feature: ISPA
Start your journey with the International SPA Association
38 Spa Programmes: On the menu
Napping services and IV therapy feature in Spa Business’ programming series
44 Interview: Thomas Klein
Senior living, family resorts and urban retreats are all on the cards for Canyon Ranch says COO and president Thomas Klein. Katie Barnes finds out more
50 Promotional feature: Phytomer
Bringing sea to the city – luxury marine skincare brand Phytomer opens its first flagship spa in the heart of Paris
52 Everyone’s talking about: Gender pay gap
Is low pay an issue in the spa industry and is this because most therapists are female? Kath Hudson investigates
56 Promotional feature: RKF Luxury Linen
With a long list of awards and achievements in 2018, the coming year looks set to see RKF Luxury Linen become firmly established as a ‘spa fashion’ leader
60 Trends: Spa Foresight™ 2018/19
Spa Business’ predictions for the future include vegan spas, blue light antidotes, home wellness and plastic-free facilities
68 Promotional feature: ResortSuite
ResortSuite's GuestEx is enhancing guest engagement
70 Interview: Dietmar Mueller-Elmau
The owner of Germany’s Schloss Elmau tells Spa Business why music, culture and spa feed the mind and soul
76 Promotional feature: Living Earth Crafts
Living Earth Crafts has distinguished itself with furniture for the spa industry that combines high design with seamless functionality. Brian Paris gives us insight into the company’s stylish new introductions
78 Event report: GWS 2018
An Italian inspired Global Wellness Summit featured fashion, food, fitness and spa… and cameos from Hugh Jackman and Oprah Winfrey. Spa Business gives its highlights
88 Research: Growing up
Spa is the fastest growing sector of the US$4.2tn global wellness economy according to the latest GWI research
92 Event report: WTA Conference
What do wellness travellers want? And what issues need to be addressed as the wellness tourism sector grows? Anne Dimon reports from the inaugural meeting of the Wellness Tourism Association
94 Fitness: Inhale the future
Ashley Neese tells Spa Business about the possibilities of breathwork and opening up the practice to more people
98 Promotional feature: SpaSoft
Book anywhere, anytime with SpaSoft's flexible online booking solution
100 Technology: Data & analytics
How are software companies helping spas to use data effectively, sensitively and lawfully?
105 Product Innovation: spa-kit.net
Spa Business shines a spotlight on the latest spa product and equipment launches
110 Behind the scenes: Sothys
Spa Business learns how French skincare brand Sothys has a passion for family, nature and professionalism
114 Finishing touch: Warming up
Saunas help reduce risk of chronic diseases, a new study shows
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