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SB 2016 issue 2
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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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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
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Andreas Blum has been appointed by cryotherapy specialist, Art of Cryo, as its director of sales, hotel and spa in APAC.
Dusit opens serene lakeside wellness resort with 18 hot spring pools in China
Thai hotel group Dusit International has opened a brand new resort on the lower reaches of China’s Yangtze River and the shores of Lake Tai, in Suzhou.
Vladi Kovanic announces monthly Medical Wellness Congress webinar series
The Medical Wellness Congress (MWC) is launching a monthly webinar series after its inaugural event was postponed until 28-29 June 2021.
Chablé reveals new wellness spa managers at Yucatán and Maroma resorts
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Montage planning for alpine wellness sanctuary in Montana’s Rocky Mountains
In November 2021, Montage is scheduled to open a deluxe 150-key alpine ski resort in Montana complete with a comprehensive alpine wellness sanctuary.
Esalen Institute launches online meditation teacher training course
California’s Esalen Institute has partnered with Radiance Sutras School of Meditation to offer an online meditation teacher training course, in response to the growing demand for wellness resources in 2020.
Klafs acquired by European investment firm, Egeria
Leading wellness supplier Klafs has been acquired by independent pan-European investment company Egeria.
Rosewood curates 13 bespoke retreats to help guests foster strength and resilience
Luxury hospitality group Rosewood Hotels & Resorts is debuting its new retreat concept Journey to Resilience, designed to enhance people’s ability to recover from or adapt easily to change.
Phoenicia Malta unveils refreshing light-filled spa with suspended treatment rooms
Luxury five-star hotel The Phoenicia Malta has been upgraded with a 1,200sq m new Deep Nature Spa in the heart of Valletta, in Malta.
ISPA replaces 2021 Conference & Expo with virtual event to inform and inspire
The International Spa Association (ISPA) has decided to cancel its upcoming ISPA Conference & Expo in May, due to the ongoing global pandemic.
Amanda Winwood announces plans for Spafest in September 2021
Amanda Winwood, founder of Made for Life Organics, has announced that industry event Spafest will be held in the UK in September.
UK beauty industry makes history after achieving sector-specific government representation
After a steadfast strategic campaign, the British Beauty Council, UK Spa Association, British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) and the National Hair & Beauty Federation has been granted a new sector-specific team within government, dedicated specifically to supporting Personal Care.
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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...]

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...]
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

BC Softwear Product Demonstration Pure Spa Linen & Energy saving SupremeSoft Towels
BC Softwear introduces the new Pure Spa Linen cotton sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases especially designed for luxury spas. The SupremeSoft range offers incredible energy saving over traditional towelling with a cashmere soft feel. Find out more...
+ More videos  

DIRECTORY
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DIARY

 

02-04 Feb 2021

Beauty West Africa

Landmark Centre, Lagos, Nigeria
02-04 Feb 2021

Spatex 2021

Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
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