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5 Editor's letter

Positive thinking

As the world girds itself for recession in the wake of the worst financial crisis for 80 years, there is a lot of talk among spa professionals about how this is going to affect our industry.

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10 Letters

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Escapism and pampering fill a need in times of crisis.

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22 Everyone's talking about

The economy

Leading figures talk about the impact of the economic downturn, and what spa operators can do to protect themselves

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26 Interview

Greg Payne

The head of spas for InterContinental Hotels in the Asia-Pacic region tells Katie Barnes about the challenges of developing a four-star spa brand

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34 Special Investigation

Setting standards

The growing demand for organic and natural skincare has led to the creation of several standards in Europe and America – but which ones are the most credible? Neena Dhillon investigates

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40 Trends

On the move

Spa Finder’s Susie Ellis explores the growing trend for in-transit spa services

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44 Spa tourism

Natural opportunity

Bulgaria is tapping into significant natural resources and a rich spa heritage in order to build its spa market and attract foreign visitors. Nadia Damon reports

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50 Design

Jean Dusek Klueter

The lead spa designer for architects Wimberly Allison Tong and Goo (WATG) tells Sarah Todd what inspires her

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59 The way I see it

Jennifer Simonian

A graduate of the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne on why she wants a spa career

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60 Regional focus

Game on

The Chinese region of Macau has a booming casino business, but what opportunities does it hold for spas?

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66 Prevention guru

Dr Richard Carmona

The 17th Surgeon-General of the United States tells Rhianon Howells why he’s working for spa operator Canyon Ranch

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76 Training

Swede success

Stockholm’s Axelsons Gymastika Instituteis credited with making Swedish massagemainstream. Kath Hudson finds out more

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80 Detox Spa

Fast results

Michelle Margharita undergoes an extreme detox in Koh Samui

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86 Ask an expert

Water conservation

We ask the experts what spa operators can do to save water – and why it matters

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90 Fitness

Let's go outside

Outdoor gyms are growing in popularity around the world. Jennifer Todd reports

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94 Supplier profile

Dr Bronner's Magic Soaps

David Bronner, president of the veteran US soap manufacturer, on pioneering authentic organic cosmetics

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98 spa-kit.net

Products

We showcase the latest products for your spa - including Be Coco-Luscious

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106 Finishing touch

Dream performance

An ongoing US study has found that getting extra sleep can help improve a person’s athletic performance

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Anticipation builds for 2024 Medical Wellness Congress
The much-anticipated 2024 Medical Wellness Congress (MWC) will be themed around Vitality – The Key to Longevity and take place from 8-9 April at St. Martin’s Spa & Lodge in Austria, near Vienna. [more...]
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SB 2009 issue 1
Download PDF
Subscribe
Magazine archive
5 Editor's letter

Positive thinking

As the world girds itself for recession in the wake of the worst financial crisis for 80 years, there is a lot of talk among spa professionals about how this is going to affect our industry.

Download PDF magazine

10 Letters

Write to reply

Escapism and pampering fill a need in times of crisis.

Download PDF magazine

22 Everyone's talking about

The economy

Leading figures talk about the impact of the economic downturn, and what spa operators can do to protect themselves

Download PDF magazine

26 Interview

Greg Payne

The head of spas for InterContinental Hotels in the Asia-Pacic region tells Katie Barnes about the challenges of developing a four-star spa brand

Download PDF magazine

34 Special Investigation

Setting standards

The growing demand for organic and natural skincare has led to the creation of several standards in Europe and America – but which ones are the most credible? Neena Dhillon investigates

Download PDF magazine

40 Trends

On the move

Spa Finder’s Susie Ellis explores the growing trend for in-transit spa services

Download PDF magazine

44 Spa tourism

Natural opportunity

Bulgaria is tapping into significant natural resources and a rich spa heritage in order to build its spa market and attract foreign visitors. Nadia Damon reports

Download PDF magazine

50 Design

Jean Dusek Klueter

The lead spa designer for architects Wimberly Allison Tong and Goo (WATG) tells Sarah Todd what inspires her

Download PDF magazine

59 The way I see it

Jennifer Simonian

A graduate of the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne on why she wants a spa career

Download PDF magazine

60 Regional focus

Game on

The Chinese region of Macau has a booming casino business, but what opportunities does it hold for spas?

Download PDF magazine

66 Prevention guru

Dr Richard Carmona

The 17th Surgeon-General of the United States tells Rhianon Howells why he’s working for spa operator Canyon Ranch

Download PDF magazine

76 Training

Swede success

Stockholm’s Axelsons Gymastika Instituteis credited with making Swedish massagemainstream. Kath Hudson finds out more

Download PDF magazine

80 Detox Spa

Fast results

Michelle Margharita undergoes an extreme detox in Koh Samui

Download PDF magazine

86 Ask an expert

Water conservation

We ask the experts what spa operators can do to save water – and why it matters

Download PDF magazine

90 Fitness

Let's go outside

Outdoor gyms are growing in popularity around the world. Jennifer Todd reports

Download PDF magazine

94 Supplier profile

Dr Bronner's Magic Soaps

David Bronner, president of the veteran US soap manufacturer, on pioneering authentic organic cosmetics

Download PDF magazine

98 spa-kit.net

Products

We showcase the latest products for your spa - including Be Coco-Luscious

Download PDF magazine

106 Finishing touch

Dream performance

An ongoing US study has found that getting extra sleep can help improve a person’s athletic performance

Download PDF magazine

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The ancient art of aufguss will be celebrated this April with the Second UK Aufguss Championships at destination spa and hotel Galgorm Resort in Northern Ireland.
Xponential’s first Kinrgy dance fitness studio opens in West Hollywood
The first bricks and mortar Kinrgy studio opens today (1 March) in West Hollywood. Founded by Emmy Award-winning dancer, Julianne Hough, the brand started as a dance and fitness platform.
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Third Space gears up to open three new clubs
Speaking exclusively in the current issue of HCM, Third Space CEO, Colin Waggett says he is feeling optimistic, as the company gears up to open three clubs this summer.
Safety guidelines address dangers of cold water immersion
Australian exercise and active health trade body, AUSactive, has partnered with the national Royal Life Saving and Swimming Pool & Spa Association to develop a position statement on cold water immersion therapy (CWI).
bbspa_Group announces launch of UK branch, helmed by Kirsty MacCormick
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A new three-floor Espa spa has opened in Tbilisi – the capital city of Georgia – at Marriott's new hotel, Paragraph Freedom Square, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Tbilisi.
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Encapsulating the essence of Espa in one beautiful, ornamental art piece, the new Espa Alabastros Bergamot & Jasmine Candle honours the senses with precious aromatherapy ingredients and natural materials. [more...]

Anticipation builds for 2024 Medical Wellness Congress
The much-anticipated 2024 Medical Wellness Congress (MWC) will be themed around Vitality – The Key to Longevity and take place from 8-9 April at St. Martin’s Spa & Lodge in Austria, near Vienna. [more...]
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Founded in 1997, Hydrafacial has grown to become one of the world’s leading skin health brands. [more...]
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03-05 Mar 2024

IBS New York

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