News   Features   Video    Products   Magazine   Handbook   Email sign up   Advertise  
SB 2018 issue 3
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
+ Magazine Archive
7 Editor’s letter

Healthy ageing

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View in digital edition

20 Letters


Spas can be profitable, says Liz Holmes

View in digital edition
View online
22 People profile

Mia Kyricos

Mia Kyricos to head up Hyatt’s global wellbeing strategy

View in digital edition
View online
24 People profile

Mikkel Aaland

Mikkel Aaland is making an eight-part documentary focused on sauna culture around the world

View in digital edition
View online
26 People profile

Kelly Hoppen

Global interior design Kelly Hoppen creates a 22,000sq ft spa for Celebrity Edge cruise line

View in digital edition
View online
28 News


Watermark develops senior living programmes; Evolution acquires Fivelements; and Estonia reveals spa trail

View in digital edition

36 Spa programmes

On the menu

VR massages and music-centric spa menus feature in Spa Business’ new programming series

View in digital edition
View online
44 New opening

Comfort Zone headquarters

Spa Business gets the first glimpse of Comfort Zone’s new €40m, uber-green home in Italy

View in digital edition
View online
48 Research

Keeping positive

US spa revenues, visits and locations all increased in 2017 according to ISPA’s latest industry study

View in digital edition
View online
50 Top Team

YTL Hotels

Katie Barnes talks to the three key people behind the Spa Village brand

View in digital edition
View online
58 Promotional feature

Elemis

Described as ‘the most exciting and powerful formulation’ in the history of Elemis, the latest addition to the brand’s Smart Pro-Collagen range uses ‘Drone Peptide Technology’ to deliver unprecedented skincare results

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

Cancer awareness

Why are 90 per cent of spas still turning away people affected by cancer?

View in digital edition
View online
64 New opening

Euphoria Retreat

Marina Efraimoglou promises to transform mind, body and spirit with her new spa in Greece

View in digital edition
View online
70 Promotional feature

Terres d’Afrique

Luxury ethical spa brand Terres d’Afrique has seen rapid expansion in its first years of business. CEO and co-founder Stephan Helary explains how the company has now transitioned to creating bespoke spa experiences from concept to completion

View in digital edition
View online
72 Wellness

Valley of wellness

Jane Kitchen explores Italy’s Wellness Valley in Romagna

View in digital edition
View online
On the cover: Hosting the Global Wellness Summit in Italy’s Wellness Valley
76 Promotional feature

The Madison Collection

The Madison Collection is committed to creating high-quality hotel and spa linens while at the same time protecting the environment, promoting workplace wellness and supporting clean water rights. Owner Charmaine T Lang and Gilad Lang, vice president of business development, tell us more

View in digital edition
View online
78 Wellness

Staying well

Spa Business takes a look at how some of the world’s biggest hotel operators are addressing the new trend of ‘wellness rooms’

View in digital edition
View online
86 Promotional feature

Biologique Recherche

More than 40 years ago, Parisian skincare brand Biologique Recherche was founded, with a focus on research and personalisation. Co-chairs Rupert Schmid and Pierre-Louis Delapalme discuss what’s made the brand so successful – and where the future will take them

View in digital edition
View online
88 Thermal spa

Mountain therapy

Bad Ragaz’s new CEO Patrick Vogler tells Kath Hudson about his new ambitions for the famous Swiss spa resort

View in digital edition
View online
94 Event report

International Onsen Summit

Anni Hood reports from Japan’s first-ever hot springs conference

View in digital edition
View online
96 Event report

International Sauna Congress

Heat experience enthusiasts share their insights from the International Sauna Congress in Scandinavia

View in digital edition
View online
98 Fitness

Flexible thinking

Assisted stretching could be the next big thing for spas

View in digital edition
View online
102 Technology

Maximising software potential

How can spas get more out of their management systems?

View in digital edition
View online
107 Product innovation

spa-kit.net

Suppliers tell Lauren Heath-Jones about their latest launches

View in digital edition
View online
111 Promotional feature

Gharieni

‘A complete, multi-sensorial experience’: Sammy Gharieni on innovation in hydrotherapy treatments

View in digital edition
View online
118 Finishing touch

Digital Detox

A new white paper highlights the impact technology has on our wellbeing

View in digital edition
View online
FEATURED SUPPLIERS

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

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 2018 issue 3
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s letter

Healthy ageing

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View in digital edition

20 Letters


Spas can be profitable, says Liz Holmes

View in digital edition
View online
22 People profile

Mia Kyricos

Mia Kyricos to head up Hyatt’s global wellbeing strategy

View in digital edition
View online
24 People profile

Mikkel Aaland

Mikkel Aaland is making an eight-part documentary focused on sauna culture around the world

View in digital edition
View online
26 People profile

Kelly Hoppen

Global interior design Kelly Hoppen creates a 22,000sq ft spa for Celebrity Edge cruise line

View in digital edition
View online
28 News


Watermark develops senior living programmes; Evolution acquires Fivelements; and Estonia reveals spa trail

View in digital edition

36 Spa programmes

On the menu

VR massages and music-centric spa menus feature in Spa Business’ new programming series

View in digital edition
View online
44 New opening

Comfort Zone headquarters

Spa Business gets the first glimpse of Comfort Zone’s new €40m, uber-green home in Italy

View in digital edition
View online
48 Research

Keeping positive

US spa revenues, visits and locations all increased in 2017 according to ISPA’s latest industry study

View in digital edition
View online
50 Top Team

YTL Hotels

Katie Barnes talks to the three key people behind the Spa Village brand

View in digital edition
View online
58 Promotional feature

Elemis

Described as ‘the most exciting and powerful formulation’ in the history of Elemis, the latest addition to the brand’s Smart Pro-Collagen range uses ‘Drone Peptide Technology’ to deliver unprecedented skincare results

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

Cancer awareness

Why are 90 per cent of spas still turning away people affected by cancer?

View in digital edition
View online
64 New opening

Euphoria Retreat

Marina Efraimoglou promises to transform mind, body and spirit with her new spa in Greece

View in digital edition
View online
70 Promotional feature

Terres d’Afrique

Luxury ethical spa brand Terres d’Afrique has seen rapid expansion in its first years of business. CEO and co-founder Stephan Helary explains how the company has now transitioned to creating bespoke spa experiences from concept to completion

View in digital edition
View online
72 Wellness

Valley of wellness

Jane Kitchen explores Italy’s Wellness Valley in Romagna

View in digital edition
View online
On the cover: Hosting the Global Wellness Summit in Italy’s Wellness Valley
76 Promotional feature

The Madison Collection

The Madison Collection is committed to creating high-quality hotel and spa linens while at the same time protecting the environment, promoting workplace wellness and supporting clean water rights. Owner Charmaine T Lang and Gilad Lang, vice president of business development, tell us more

View in digital edition
View online
78 Wellness

Staying well

Spa Business takes a look at how some of the world’s biggest hotel operators are addressing the new trend of ‘wellness rooms’

View in digital edition
View online
86 Promotional feature

Biologique Recherche

More than 40 years ago, Parisian skincare brand Biologique Recherche was founded, with a focus on research and personalisation. Co-chairs Rupert Schmid and Pierre-Louis Delapalme discuss what’s made the brand so successful – and where the future will take them

View in digital edition
View online
88 Thermal spa

Mountain therapy

Bad Ragaz’s new CEO Patrick Vogler tells Kath Hudson about his new ambitions for the famous Swiss spa resort

View in digital edition
View online
94 Event report

International Onsen Summit

Anni Hood reports from Japan’s first-ever hot springs conference

View in digital edition
View online
96 Event report

International Sauna Congress

Heat experience enthusiasts share their insights from the International Sauna Congress in Scandinavia

View in digital edition
View online
98 Fitness

Flexible thinking

Assisted stretching could be the next big thing for spas

View in digital edition
View online
102 Technology

Maximising software potential

How can spas get more out of their management systems?

View in digital edition
View online
107 Product innovation

spa-kit.net

Suppliers tell Lauren Heath-Jones about their latest launches

View in digital edition
View online
111 Promotional feature

Gharieni

‘A complete, multi-sensorial experience’: Sammy Gharieni on innovation in hydrotherapy treatments

View in digital edition
View online
118 Finishing touch

Digital Detox

A new white paper highlights the impact technology has on our wellbeing

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

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

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