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SB 2018 issue 4
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5 Editor’s letter

Home sweet home

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

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14 Letters


Ingo Schweder speaks out about ‘well washing’

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16 People profile

Dan Buettner

Dan Buettner talks to Spa Business about his work on Blue Zones and life lessons for spas

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18 People profile

Khun Krip Rojanastien

Khun Krip Rojanastien, Chiva-Som’s chair and CEO, tells Spa Business about the resort’s US$24m overhaul

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20 People profile

Emlyn Brown

Emlyn Brown takes over from Andrew Gibson as VP of wellbeing at Accor

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22 People profile

Elizabeth Parrish

Elizabeth Parrish is using herself as a guinea pig in an anti-ageing gene therapy trail

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24 New openings

Six Senses

Six Senses launches happiness inspired spa circuit across Bhutan, Spa Business finds out more

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26 New openings

Moulay Yacoub

Mega thermal complex for Morocco

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27 New openings

Oyster spa

World’s first ‘oyster spa’ opens in France

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28 Promotional feature

The Wellness

Spa Business talks to Mohammed Ibrahim, CEO of The Wellness about creating wellness and leisure experiences that are sensual, sociable and sustainable

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30 News


The latest spa and wellness industry news revealed

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34 Event report

SpaChina Summit

The Chinese spa market is valued at US$3.3bn, reports Lisa Starr from the SpaChina Summit

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36 Promotional feature

ISPA

Start your journey with the International SPA Association

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38 Spa Programmes

On the menu

Napping services and IV therapy feature in Spa Business’ programming series

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44 Interview

Thomas Klein

Senior living, family resorts and urban retreats are all on the cards for Canyon Ranch says COO and president Thomas Klein. Katie Barnes finds out more

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50 Promotional feature

Phytomer

Bringing sea to the city – luxury marine skincare brand Phytomer opens its first flagship spa in the heart of Paris

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52 Everyone’s talking about

Gender pay gap

Is low pay an issue in the spa industry and is this because most therapists are female? Kath Hudson investigates

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On the cover: Talks blue zones & longevity
56 Promotional feature

RKF Luxury Linen

With a long list of awards and achievements in 2018, the coming year looks set to see RKF Luxury Linen become firmly established as a ‘spa fashion’ leader

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60 Trends

Spa Foresight™ 2018/19

Spa Business’ predictions for the future include vegan spas, blue light antidotes, home wellness and plastic-free facilities

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68 Promotional feature

ResortSuite

ResortSuite's GuestEx is enhancing guest engagement

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70 Interview

Dietmar Mueller-Elmau

The owner of Germany’s Schloss Elmau tells Spa Business why music, culture and spa feed the mind and soul

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76 Promotional feature

Living Earth Crafts

Living Earth Crafts has distinguished itself with furniture for the spa industry that combines high design with seamless functionality. Brian Paris gives us insight into the company’s stylish new introductions

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78 Event report

GWS 2018

An Italian inspired Global Wellness Summit featured fashion, food, fitness and spa… and cameos from Hugh Jackman and Oprah Winfrey. Spa Business gives its highlights

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88 Research

Growing up

Spa is the fastest growing sector of the US$4.2tn global wellness economy according to the latest GWI research

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92 Event report

WTA Conference

What do wellness travellers want? And what issues need to be addressed as the wellness tourism sector grows? Anne Dimon reports from the inaugural meeting of the Wellness Tourism Association

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94 Fitness

Inhale the future

Ashley Neese tells Spa Business about the possibilities of breathwork and opening up the practice to more people

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98 Promotional feature

SpaSoft

Book anywhere, anytime with SpaSoft's flexible online booking solution

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100 Technology

Data & analytics

How are software companies helping spas to use data effectively, sensitively and lawfully?

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105 Product Innovation

spa-kit.net

Spa Business shines a spotlight on the latest spa product and equipment launches

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110 Behind the scenes

Sothys

Spa Business learns how French skincare brand Sothys has a passion for family, nature and professionalism

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114 Finishing touch

Warming up

Saunas help reduce risk of chronic diseases, a new study shows

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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...]

Blu Spas to launch new wellness concepts
Blu Spas is a full-service firm offering consulting, advisory and operating solutions. [more...]
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SB 2018 issue 4
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
5 Editor’s letter

Home sweet home

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View in digital edition
View online
14 Letters


Ingo Schweder speaks out about ‘well washing’

View in digital edition
View online
16 People profile

Dan Buettner

Dan Buettner talks to Spa Business about his work on Blue Zones and life lessons for spas

View in digital edition
View online
18 People profile

Khun Krip Rojanastien

Khun Krip Rojanastien, Chiva-Som’s chair and CEO, tells Spa Business about the resort’s US$24m overhaul

View in digital edition
View online
20 People profile

Emlyn Brown

Emlyn Brown takes over from Andrew Gibson as VP of wellbeing at Accor

View in digital edition
View online
22 People profile

Elizabeth Parrish

Elizabeth Parrish is using herself as a guinea pig in an anti-ageing gene therapy trail

View in digital edition
View online
24 New openings

Six Senses

Six Senses launches happiness inspired spa circuit across Bhutan, Spa Business finds out more

View in digital edition
View online
26 New openings

Moulay Yacoub

Mega thermal complex for Morocco

View in digital edition
View online
27 New openings

Oyster spa

World’s first ‘oyster spa’ opens in France

View in digital edition
View online
28 Promotional feature

The Wellness

Spa Business talks to Mohammed Ibrahim, CEO of The Wellness about creating wellness and leisure experiences that are sensual, sociable and sustainable

View in digital edition
View online
30 News


The latest spa and wellness industry news revealed

View in digital edition

34 Event report

SpaChina Summit

The Chinese spa market is valued at US$3.3bn, reports Lisa Starr from the SpaChina Summit

View in digital edition
View online
36 Promotional feature

ISPA

Start your journey with the International SPA Association

View in digital edition
View online
38 Spa Programmes

On the menu

Napping services and IV therapy feature in Spa Business’ programming series

View in digital edition
View online
44 Interview

Thomas Klein

Senior living, family resorts and urban retreats are all on the cards for Canyon Ranch says COO and president Thomas Klein. Katie Barnes finds out more

View in digital edition
View online
50 Promotional feature

Phytomer

Bringing sea to the city – luxury marine skincare brand Phytomer opens its first flagship spa in the heart of Paris

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

Gender pay gap

Is low pay an issue in the spa industry and is this because most therapists are female? Kath Hudson investigates

View in digital edition
View online
On the cover: Talks blue zones & longevity
56 Promotional feature

RKF Luxury Linen

With a long list of awards and achievements in 2018, the coming year looks set to see RKF Luxury Linen become firmly established as a ‘spa fashion’ leader

View in digital edition
View online
60 Trends

Spa Foresight™ 2018/19

Spa Business’ predictions for the future include vegan spas, blue light antidotes, home wellness and plastic-free facilities

View in digital edition
View online
68 Promotional feature

ResortSuite

ResortSuite's GuestEx is enhancing guest engagement

View in digital edition
View online
70 Interview

Dietmar Mueller-Elmau

The owner of Germany’s Schloss Elmau tells Spa Business why music, culture and spa feed the mind and soul

View in digital edition
View online
76 Promotional feature

Living Earth Crafts

Living Earth Crafts has distinguished itself with furniture for the spa industry that combines high design with seamless functionality. Brian Paris gives us insight into the company’s stylish new introductions

View in digital edition
View online
78 Event report

GWS 2018

An Italian inspired Global Wellness Summit featured fashion, food, fitness and spa… and cameos from Hugh Jackman and Oprah Winfrey. Spa Business gives its highlights

View in digital edition
View online
88 Research

Growing up

Spa is the fastest growing sector of the US$4.2tn global wellness economy according to the latest GWI research

View in digital edition
View online
92 Event report

WTA Conference

What do wellness travellers want? And what issues need to be addressed as the wellness tourism sector grows? Anne Dimon reports from the inaugural meeting of the Wellness Tourism Association

View in digital edition
View online
94 Fitness

Inhale the future

Ashley Neese tells Spa Business about the possibilities of breathwork and opening up the practice to more people

View in digital edition
View online
98 Promotional feature

SpaSoft

Book anywhere, anytime with SpaSoft's flexible online booking solution

View in digital edition
View online
100 Technology

Data & analytics

How are software companies helping spas to use data effectively, sensitively and lawfully?

View in digital edition
View online
105 Product Innovation

spa-kit.net

Spa Business shines a spotlight on the latest spa product and equipment launches

View in digital edition
View online
110 Behind the scenes

Sothys

Spa Business learns how French skincare brand Sothys has a passion for family, nature and professionalism

View in digital edition
View online
114 Finishing touch

Warming up

Saunas help reduce risk of chronic diseases, a new study shows

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...]

Blu Spas to launch new wellness concepts
Blu Spas is a full-service firm offering consulting, advisory and operating solutions. [more...]
COMPANY PROFILES
Barr + Wray Ltd

Being able to create award-winning spas, offering a full interior design package and a technical a [more...]
+ More profiles  
CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  

VIDEO GALLERY

ResortSuite mobile: give your guests unlimited access to your resort
ResortSuite mobile. Deploy your own fully branded app. Give your guests unlimited access to your resort with real time booking capabilities, dining reservations, itineraries, member profiles and more... 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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