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7 Editor’s letter

Who will own the well-life consumer?

It’s the wild west out there and there’s a land grab going on as interested parties make their play to own the well-life consumer. It’s not clear yet how this will pan out as the industry matures, or where spa stands in the pecking order, but the threats are clear

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20 Letters


Can spas do well by doing good?

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22 Spa people

Tyler Gage

Runa’s Tyler Gage working with Channing Tatum on an Amazon healing centre

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25 Spa people

Todd Hewitt

For the first time in four years, Shangri-La appoints a global head of spas. Spa Business talks to Todd Hewitt, the man to fill the role

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26 Spa people

Steve Rudnitsky

President & CEO of Miraval on the rollout of the destination spa brand

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28 Spa people

James White

Thermal spa researcher and consultant to head up major overhaul of Maruia Hot Springs in New Zealand

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30 News


Major new destination spa in India; and Morgans moves into mindfulness

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38 Interview

Irene Forte

Daughter of hotelier Sir Rocco Forte and niece of designer Olga Polizzi tells Jane Kitchen why the Rocco Forte Hotel’s new spa concept is a family affair

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44 Design

Natural wonderland

Neena Dhillon visits the striking new Keemala resort and spa in Phuket and finds out about its unique design

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54 Ask an expert

Next gen skincare

Should therapists combine skincare with nutrition and psychology?

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58 Science

Skin deep

Modern research is redefining the way we think about skin. Neuroscientist Dr Claudia Aguirre explains what the findings mean for spas

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62 Promotional feature

Clarins

Clarins’ head of Spas, My Blend and Retail, Prisca Courtin-Clarins, talks about the strides the company is making in highly prescriptive skincare, and the development of hotel spa concepts with the My Blend brand

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64 Interview

Franz Linser & Susan Harmsworth

Katie Barnes speaks to the co-chairs of this year’s Global Wellness Summit

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68 Promotional feature

Massage Heights

There’s a clear gap in the UK spa market for an affordable local offering that places an emphasis on top-quality treatments and services. Is Massage Heights, the successful US franchise chain, the solution?

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On the cover: Working With Tyler Gage & Runa On An Amazonian Healing Centre
70 Investigation

Healthy investment

Does investing in wellness stack up? Rhianon Howells investigates

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76 Promotional feature

Neaumorinc

From a director of spa at Four Seasons to an entrepreneur who introduces exciting new beauty brands to five-star facilities, Shawna Morneau’s experience on both sides of the industry is enabling her consultancy to have an impact worldwide

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78 Spa Franchises

Chain reaction – part 2

Jane Kitchen gets up to speed with spa franchise news from around the world

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83 Promotional feature

Dr Burgener Switzerland

Dr Burgener Switzerland to launch Haute Couture, a revolutionary skin treatment that personalises product and treatments to each person’s skin, using cutting-edge technology

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84 Sensory zone

Set adrift

Niamh Madigan talks to researcher Justin Feinstein who thinks floatation could be a shortcut to meditation

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88 Fitness

Defying gravity

The founder of AntiGravity® Aerial Yoga tells Niamh Madigan about the technique and a new suspension massage he’s developing for spas

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94 Promotional feature

Gharieni

As Gharieni prepares to celebrate 25 years in the industry, founder and CEO Sammy Gharieni talks about the company’s culture of innovation, and how there will so many more exciting products to come

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97 Spa software

Tech talk II

News and views from software firms

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102 Design

Hot stuff

From rusty walls to floating designs, we round-up some great-looking projects in the world of sauna bathing

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113 spa-kit.net

Product innovation

Suppliers tell us about their launches

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124 Research

Feeling the love

Bromance may be good for men’s health, say US scientists

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FEATURED SUPPLIERS

ResortSuite’s app lets guests control their own wellness itinerary
“The future has always been tech-based, but COVID-19 will drive this trend from a nice-to- have to a must-have,” claims Frank Pitsikalis, founder and CEO of hospitality management software system ResortSuite. [more...]

VOYA unveils new seasonal offering inspired by human connection
Due to the pandemic, many human connections and experiences have been lost and organic marine product house, VOYA, has sought to find ways to bring those vital connections back with its new seasonal offering. [more...]
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SB 2016 issue 2
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s letter

Who will own the well-life consumer?

It’s the wild west out there and there’s a land grab going on as interested parties make their play to own the well-life consumer. It’s not clear yet how this will pan out as the industry matures, or where spa stands in the pecking order, but the threats are clear

View in digital edition
View online
20 Letters


Can spas do well by doing good?

View in digital edition
View online
22 Spa people

Tyler Gage

Runa’s Tyler Gage working with Channing Tatum on an Amazon healing centre

View in digital edition
View online
25 Spa people

Todd Hewitt

For the first time in four years, Shangri-La appoints a global head of spas. Spa Business talks to Todd Hewitt, the man to fill the role

View in digital edition
View online
26 Spa people

Steve Rudnitsky

President & CEO of Miraval on the rollout of the destination spa brand

View in digital edition
View online
28 Spa people

James White

Thermal spa researcher and consultant to head up major overhaul of Maruia Hot Springs in New Zealand

View in digital edition
View online
30 News


Major new destination spa in India; and Morgans moves into mindfulness

View in digital edition

38 Interview

Irene Forte

Daughter of hotelier Sir Rocco Forte and niece of designer Olga Polizzi tells Jane Kitchen why the Rocco Forte Hotel’s new spa concept is a family affair

View in digital edition
View online
44 Design

Natural wonderland

Neena Dhillon visits the striking new Keemala resort and spa in Phuket and finds out about its unique design

View in digital edition
View online
54 Ask an expert

Next gen skincare

Should therapists combine skincare with nutrition and psychology?

View in digital edition
View online
58 Science

Skin deep

Modern research is redefining the way we think about skin. Neuroscientist Dr Claudia Aguirre explains what the findings mean for spas

View in digital edition
View online
62 Promotional feature

Clarins

Clarins’ head of Spas, My Blend and Retail, Prisca Courtin-Clarins, talks about the strides the company is making in highly prescriptive skincare, and the development of hotel spa concepts with the My Blend brand

View in digital edition
View online
64 Interview

Franz Linser & Susan Harmsworth

Katie Barnes speaks to the co-chairs of this year’s Global Wellness Summit

View in digital edition
View online
68 Promotional feature

Massage Heights

There’s a clear gap in the UK spa market for an affordable local offering that places an emphasis on top-quality treatments and services. Is Massage Heights, the successful US franchise chain, the solution?

View in digital edition
View online
On the cover: Working With Tyler Gage & Runa On An Amazonian Healing Centre
70 Investigation

Healthy investment

Does investing in wellness stack up? Rhianon Howells investigates

View in digital edition
View online
76 Promotional feature

Neaumorinc

From a director of spa at Four Seasons to an entrepreneur who introduces exciting new beauty brands to five-star facilities, Shawna Morneau’s experience on both sides of the industry is enabling her consultancy to have an impact worldwide

View in digital edition
View online
78 Spa Franchises

Chain reaction – part 2

Jane Kitchen gets up to speed with spa franchise news from around the world

View in digital edition
View online
83 Promotional feature

Dr Burgener Switzerland

Dr Burgener Switzerland to launch Haute Couture, a revolutionary skin treatment that personalises product and treatments to each person’s skin, using cutting-edge technology

View in digital edition
View online
84 Sensory zone

Set adrift

Niamh Madigan talks to researcher Justin Feinstein who thinks floatation could be a shortcut to meditation

View in digital edition
View online
88 Fitness

Defying gravity

The founder of AntiGravity® Aerial Yoga tells Niamh Madigan about the technique and a new suspension massage he’s developing for spas

View in digital edition
View online
94 Promotional feature

Gharieni

As Gharieni prepares to celebrate 25 years in the industry, founder and CEO Sammy Gharieni talks about the company’s culture of innovation, and how there will so many more exciting products to come

View in digital edition
View online
97 Spa software

Tech talk II

News and views from software firms

View in digital edition
View online
102 Design

Hot stuff

From rusty walls to floating designs, we round-up some great-looking projects in the world of sauna bathing

View in digital edition
View online
113 spa-kit.net

Product innovation

Suppliers tell us about their launches

View in digital edition
View online
124 Research

Feeling the love

Bromance may be good for men’s health, say US scientists

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).
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FEATURED SUPPLIERS

ResortSuite’s app lets guests control their own wellness itinerary
“The future has always been tech-based, but COVID-19 will drive this trend from a nice-to- have to a must-have,” claims Frank Pitsikalis, founder and CEO of hospitality management software system ResortSuite. [more...]

VOYA unveils new seasonal offering inspired by human connection
Due to the pandemic, many human connections and experiences have been lost and organic marine product house, VOYA, has sought to find ways to bring those vital connections back with its new seasonal offering. [more...]
COMPANY PROFILES
TylöHelo

TylöHelo specialises in producing bespoke thermal experience areas for luxury hotels and spas. [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  
 


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