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SB 2015 issue 2
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5 Editor’s letter

Active and wellness design

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

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18 Letters


What spas can do to compete with Zeel, the at-home massage website

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20 News


Leonardo DiCaprio’s eco project in Belize; USA firm buys out Japanese onsen operator; €40m expansion for Iceland’s Blue Lagoon

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25 Promotional feature

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30 Initiative

Global Wellness Day

Have you said ‘yes’ yet?

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32 Interview – Kathy Van Ness


The COO at Golden Door tells Katie Barnes how she’s used her background in fashion to reinvent the destination spa

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44 Wellness

In sickness & health

The Urban Zen Integrative Therapy programme by designer Donna Karan helps acutely-ill patients in health and social care settings. Julie Cramer reports

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52 Design

Sense of arrival

Neena Dhillon talks to the spa designers and operators at the new Aman and Ritz-Carlton properties in Japan

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64 Ask an expert

Neuromarketing

Could this field of market research hold the key to finding out what customers really want? Rhianon Howells investigates

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70 Experimental spa

Deep in thought

Sophie Benge visits Vair, an ‘experimental spa’ where treatments use psychosomatic techniques

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76 Spa Attraction

That’s Amore

Korean skincare firm AmorePacific has turned its factory into an award-winning attraction. Jason Holland finds out more

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On the cover: Donna Karan’s Urban Zen Foundation
82 Training

Global Mentorship Pilot Program

A new industry-wide initiative is one of the first to help experienced spa managers to move on in their career

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86 Spa Foresight™

Lonely planet

Loneliness is twice as unhealthy as obesity. What, if anything, can spas do to help tackle the escalating problem?

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90 Mystery shop

Aire Ancient Baths, New York

Going undercover and underground at this trendy bathhouse-style spa

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96 Spa software

Functionality focus – part 2

What spa software modules are the most important and why?

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98 Spa-kit

Product update

Equipment and product launches

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102 Products

Performance driven

Gazelli partners with Britain’s Royal Ballet ahead of its flagship spa launch

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106 Research

Heart warming

Sauna sessions aid cardiovascular health say Finnish scientists

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SB 2015 issue 2
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
5 Editor’s letter

Active and wellness design

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View in digital edition
View online
18 Letters


What spas can do to compete with Zeel, the at-home massage website

View in digital edition
View online
20 News


Leonardo DiCaprio’s eco project in Belize; USA firm buys out Japanese onsen operator; €40m expansion for Iceland’s Blue Lagoon

View in digital edition

25 Promotional feature

BC Softwear

Enhancing the spa experience

View in digital edition
View online
30 Initiative

Global Wellness Day

Have you said ‘yes’ yet?

View in digital edition
View online
32 Interview – Kathy Van Ness


The COO at Golden Door tells Katie Barnes how she’s used her background in fashion to reinvent the destination spa

View in digital edition
View online
44 Wellness

In sickness & health

The Urban Zen Integrative Therapy programme by designer Donna Karan helps acutely-ill patients in health and social care settings. Julie Cramer reports

View in digital edition
View online
52 Design

Sense of arrival

Neena Dhillon talks to the spa designers and operators at the new Aman and Ritz-Carlton properties in Japan

View in digital edition
View online
64 Ask an expert

Neuromarketing

Could this field of market research hold the key to finding out what customers really want? Rhianon Howells investigates

View in digital edition
View online
70 Experimental spa

Deep in thought

Sophie Benge visits Vair, an ‘experimental spa’ where treatments use psychosomatic techniques

View in digital edition
View online
76 Spa Attraction

That’s Amore

Korean skincare firm AmorePacific has turned its factory into an award-winning attraction. Jason Holland finds out more

View in digital edition
View online
On the cover: Donna Karan’s Urban Zen Foundation
82 Training

Global Mentorship Pilot Program

A new industry-wide initiative is one of the first to help experienced spa managers to move on in their career

View in digital edition
View online
86 Spa Foresight™

Lonely planet

Loneliness is twice as unhealthy as obesity. What, if anything, can spas do to help tackle the escalating problem?

View in digital edition
View online
90 Mystery shop

Aire Ancient Baths, New York

Going undercover and underground at this trendy bathhouse-style spa

View in digital edition
View online
96 Spa software

Functionality focus – part 2

What spa software modules are the most important and why?

View in digital edition
View online
98 Spa-kit

Product update

Equipment and product launches

View in digital edition
View online
102 Products

Performance driven

Gazelli partners with Britain’s Royal Ballet ahead of its flagship spa launch

View in digital edition
View online
106 Research

Heart warming

Sauna sessions aid cardiovascular health say Finnish scientists

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View online
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Accor’s global VP of wellbeing, Emlyn Brown, believes COVID-19 has provided a platform for hotel spas in city locations to leverage the local market and become a crucial revenue driver.
ISPA launches new members-only virtual education series hosted by Patrick Huey
ISPA has revealed it will host a new virtual education series, called Shine On, featuring leading industry voices sharing their insights on a range of subjects critical to the industry’s present and future.
GSN Planet launches Sustainability Guide to inspire businesses to become conscious consumers during pandemic
GSN Planet (GSN) has recently unveiled a COVID-19 Sustainability Guide in response to the global pandemic.
Remote mountain spa resort in Greece unveils seclusion retreat
Luxury Greek destination, Aristi Mountain Resort & Villas, has launched an exclusive seclusion programme designed for guests looking for a remote wellbeing escape.
Elemis and Gharieni will debut in Ireland at Johnstown Estate spa following €3.5m revamp
Luxury Irish spa resort, The Johnstown Estate, in County Meath, has invested €3.5m (US$4.13m, £3.18m) in creating a new spa nearly twice the size of its previous facility, scheduled to launch early November 2020.
Frontline Summit 2020: 'The world’s largest gathering of people-powered businesses'
Customer experience software developer, AskNicely, has announced it will host a new virtual event called the Frontline Experience Summit.
Northern Irish day spa concept launches, powered by ethnobotanicals
Independent spa consultant, Orla Gallagher, and health promoter, Ciara Loughran, have collaborated to produce a new luxury Northern Irish spa concept and product house, named Le Jardin.
Largest ever global touch study reveals 54 per cent of people feel touch-hungry
In a COVID-19 era, human touch and physical connection are being restricted like never before, but results from the world’s largest global touch study show that 54 per cent of people felt they had too little touch in their lives, even before the pandemic.
ISM Spa launches new spa concept with signature journey inspired by the five elements
Spa management company, ISM Spa, has introduced a new spa and wellness concept named R+R Wellness, at the Grand Hyatt Nashville.
Little Kulala to launch holistic desert retreat in the Namib Desert wilderness reserve
Currently undergoing a thorough refurbishment, Little Kulala, Wilderness Safaris’ acclaimed desert retreat in Namibia’s Sossusvlei area, is creating a new holistic health and wellness retreat in the heart of the private Kulala Wilderness Reserve.
Extensive new medi-wellness resort, RAKxa, will offer complete blueprint of health in Bangkok’s ‘Green Lung’
RAKxa, a new fully integrative wellness and medical retreat will open in Thailand in December 2020, as a result of a three-way partnership between Thai-based M.K. Real Estate Development, VitalLife Scientific Wellness Clinic and Minor Hotels Group, which will manage the resort.
COVID-19 has exacerbated the global mental health crisis, according to WHO survey
The pandemic has disrupted or halted critical mental health services in 93 per cent of countries worldwide, according to a new survey by the World Health organisation (WHO).
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Blu Spas to launch new wellness concepts
Blu Spas is a full-service firm offering consulting, advisory and operating solutions. [more...]

Iyashi Dôme: the original Japanese sauna
In 2004, Shogoro Uemura, CEO of Iyashi Dôme, was inspired by his father’s work to create a new treatment protocol based on the Japanese tradition of sand bathing. [more...]
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For three generations, the Pugliese family has been committed to elevating the profession of the [more...]
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