News   Features   Video    Products   Magazine   Handbook   Email sign up   Advertise  
SB 2015 issue 3
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
+ Magazine Archive
7 Editor’s letter

It’s like Uber, but for massage

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View in digital edition

20 Letters


Investors better placed to make profits in spas than operators, says Roger Allen

View in digital edition
View online
22 News


APSWC to wind down; refresh for Hilton’s Eforea spa brand; 100-person sauna opens in Norway; and first-ever Chanel spa to launch in Paris

View in digital edition

32 News report

LivNordic

Raison d’Etre signs a deal with Viking Cruise Lines for its LivNordic spa brand

View in digital edition
View online
36 Trends

Spa Foresight™ 2015

The team behind Spa Business share their insights on what the world of wellness will look like in the future

View in digital edition
View online
46 Interview – Craig Cogut


The founding partner of Six Senses’ investment firm Pegasus Capital Advisors reveals his vision for the spa operator. Rhianon Howells reports

View in digital edition
View online
54 Promotional feature

RKF Linen

Founder and CEO Riadh Bouaziz talks about the development of the linen company’s revolutionary new Dreamsoft product and its uptake in leading hotels and spas worldwide

View in digital edition
View online
56 Thought Leaders

Expert predictions

Thought leaders from around the world, working in different industry sectors, talk about spa trends, challenges and growth opportunities

View in digital edition
View online
62 Promotional feature

Independent Hotel Show

The Business Event for Luxury and Boutique Hotels

View in digital edition
View online
64 Research

Points of view

ISPA gauges the public’s opinion of spas in the US, Canada, the UK and Australia. Colin McIlheney reports

View in digital edition
View online
68 Promotional feature

Anne Semonin

Anne Semonin’s pioneering, personal approach is perfect for helping spas turn a profit

View in digital edition
View online
70 Everyone’s talking about

Massage-on-demand

Are the likes of Zeel and Soothe redefining the spa industry? Matthew Brennan investigates

View in digital edition
View online
74 Promotional feature

Thalgo

After 50 successful years in the professional spa and beauty industry, the Thalgo brand is as strong and as innovative as ever

View in digital edition
View online
76 Wellness tourism

Something in the air

Terry Stevens visits Croatia’s Island of Vitality to find out how wellness tourism is driving development

View in digital edition
View online
On the cover: Township Yogi Project, South Africa ©Peter Matthews Pictures
80 Resort Spa

Team talk

Employee satisfaction at Kempinski The Spa in Gozo, Malta

View in digital edition
View online
84 Promotional feature

Clarins

A World Leader in Spa and Skincare

View in digital edition
View online
88 Training

Healing hands

Neena Dhillon talks to the grandson of the founder of shiatsu therapy about broadening its reach outside Japan

View in digital edition
View online
94 Wellness

Township Yogi

A special project which uses yoga to spread peace in South Africa

View in digital edition
View online
102 Fitness

Walk on the wild side

A new breed of functional fitness is inspired by the animal kingdom

View in digital edition
View online
107 Spa software

Functionality focus – part 3

A close up on spa software modules

View in digital edition
View online
110 Promotional feature

ManageMySpa

CEO Sudheer Koneru explains how a move from enterprise technology into spa software resulted in the creation of a powerful system

View in digital edition
View online
112 Supplier news

House of Elemis

The British-based skincare brand unveils its new flagship spa

View in digital edition
View online
115 Products

Something big’s brewing

Japan’s Rice Force to grow globally

View in digital edition
View online
117 Spa-kit

Product update

Equipment and product launches

View in digital edition
View online
124 Research

The right dose

Two studies focus on fitness guidelines

View in digital edition
View online
FEATURED SUPPLIERS

Inaugural Medical Wellness Congress scheduled for January 2021
[more...]

Blu Spas to launch new wellness concepts
Blu Spas is a full-service firm offering consulting, advisory and operating solutions. [more...]
COMPANY PROFILES
Global Project & Spa Advisory

The company was launched in 2012 by CEO Patrick Saussay and Christopher Ryan. [more...]
+ More profiles  
CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  

VIDEO GALLERY

AskNicely
Experience Awesome Increase reviews, testimonials and repeat visits. Empower and motivate your frontline teams to make every customer experience awesome! Find out more...
+ More videos  

DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

20-23 Oct 2020

SPATEC Europe

Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort, Quarteira, Portugal
25-26 Oct 2020

Beauty Forum

Palais des Congrès, Paris‎, France
+ More diary  
 
ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
LEISURE MEDIA HANDBOOKS
LEISURE MEDIA WEBSITES
LEISURE MEDIA PRODUCT SEARCH
 
SPA BUSINESS
SPA OPPORTUNITIES
SPA BUSINESS HANDBOOK
PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS
ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media, Portmill House, Portmill Lane,
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2020
News   Products   Magazine
SB 2015 issue 3
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s letter

It’s like Uber, but for massage

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View in digital edition

20 Letters


Investors better placed to make profits in spas than operators, says Roger Allen

View in digital edition
View online
22 News


APSWC to wind down; refresh for Hilton’s Eforea spa brand; 100-person sauna opens in Norway; and first-ever Chanel spa to launch in Paris

View in digital edition

32 News report

LivNordic

Raison d’Etre signs a deal with Viking Cruise Lines for its LivNordic spa brand

View in digital edition
View online
36 Trends

Spa Foresight™ 2015

The team behind Spa Business share their insights on what the world of wellness will look like in the future

View in digital edition
View online
46 Interview – Craig Cogut


The founding partner of Six Senses’ investment firm Pegasus Capital Advisors reveals his vision for the spa operator. Rhianon Howells reports

View in digital edition
View online
54 Promotional feature

RKF Linen

Founder and CEO Riadh Bouaziz talks about the development of the linen company’s revolutionary new Dreamsoft product and its uptake in leading hotels and spas worldwide

View in digital edition
View online
56 Thought Leaders

Expert predictions

Thought leaders from around the world, working in different industry sectors, talk about spa trends, challenges and growth opportunities

View in digital edition
View online
62 Promotional feature

Independent Hotel Show

The Business Event for Luxury and Boutique Hotels

View in digital edition
View online
64 Research

Points of view

ISPA gauges the public’s opinion of spas in the US, Canada, the UK and Australia. Colin McIlheney reports

View in digital edition
View online
68 Promotional feature

Anne Semonin

Anne Semonin’s pioneering, personal approach is perfect for helping spas turn a profit

View in digital edition
View online
70 Everyone’s talking about

Massage-on-demand

Are the likes of Zeel and Soothe redefining the spa industry? Matthew Brennan investigates

View in digital edition
View online
74 Promotional feature

Thalgo

After 50 successful years in the professional spa and beauty industry, the Thalgo brand is as strong and as innovative as ever

View in digital edition
View online
76 Wellness tourism

Something in the air

Terry Stevens visits Croatia’s Island of Vitality to find out how wellness tourism is driving development

View in digital edition
View online
On the cover: Township Yogi Project, South Africa ©Peter Matthews Pictures
80 Resort Spa

Team talk

Employee satisfaction at Kempinski The Spa in Gozo, Malta

View in digital edition
View online
84 Promotional feature

Clarins

A World Leader in Spa and Skincare

View in digital edition
View online
88 Training

Healing hands

Neena Dhillon talks to the grandson of the founder of shiatsu therapy about broadening its reach outside Japan

View in digital edition
View online
94 Wellness

Township Yogi

A special project which uses yoga to spread peace in South Africa

View in digital edition
View online
102 Fitness

Walk on the wild side

A new breed of functional fitness is inspired by the animal kingdom

View in digital edition
View online
107 Spa software

Functionality focus – part 3

A close up on spa software modules

View in digital edition
View online
110 Promotional feature

ManageMySpa

CEO Sudheer Koneru explains how a move from enterprise technology into spa software resulted in the creation of a powerful system

View in digital edition
View online
112 Supplier news

House of Elemis

The British-based skincare brand unveils its new flagship spa

View in digital edition
View online
115 Products

Something big’s brewing

Japan’s Rice Force to grow globally

View in digital edition
View online
117 Spa-kit

Product update

Equipment and product launches

View in digital edition
View online
124 Research

The right dose

Two studies focus on fitness guidelines

View in digital edition
View online
LATEST NEWS
COVID-19 is helping hoteliers recognise the value of spa revenue, says Emlyn Brown
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).
+ More news   
 
FEATURED SUPPLIERS

Inaugural Medical Wellness Congress scheduled for January 2021
[more...]

Blu Spas to launch new wellness concepts
Blu Spas is a full-service firm offering consulting, advisory and operating solutions. [more...]
COMPANY PROFILES
Global Project & Spa Advisory

The company was launched in 2012 by CEO Patrick Saussay and Christopher Ryan. [more...]
+ More profiles  
CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  

VIDEO GALLERY

AskNicely
Experience Awesome Increase reviews, testimonials and repeat visits. Empower and motivate your frontline teams to make every customer experience awesome! Find out more...
+ More videos  

DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

20-23 Oct 2020

SPATEC Europe

Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort, Quarteira, Portugal
25-26 Oct 2020

Beauty Forum

Palais des Congrès, Paris‎, France
+ More diary  
 


ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media, Portmill House, Portmill Lane,
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2020

ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
LEISURE MEDIA HANDBOOKS
LEISURE MEDIA WEBSITES
LEISURE MEDIA PRODUCT SEARCH
PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS