SB 2019 issue 2
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7 Editor's letter

Climate emergency

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

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14 Letters


Dervla Louli highlights the growing demand for mental health retreats

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16 People profile

Neil Jacobs

Neil Jacobs reveals what the IHG buyout means for Six Senses

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20 People profile

Dr Tom Stubbs

Dr Tom Stubbs talks epigenetics tests and spas

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22 New Opening

Blackberry Mountain

Sister property to iconic Blackberry Farm revealed

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24 New Opening

InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland

Spa tranquillity at InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland – the world’s first underground hotel, underground hotel

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26 New Opening

Civana

Civana opens spa with a focus on democratic wellness

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28 New Opening

Miraval Austin

Miraval unveils second-ever wellness resort

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31 News


Jim Root to head up wellness at Enchantment Group; Adrian Zecha’s Azerai brand expands; Aman ventures into medi-spa

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36 News report

Earth Day 2019

We take a look at how spas around the world celebrated Earth Day and Earth Hour

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38 Promotional feature

Lemi

From humble beginnings in a small Italian village, Lemi has grown a hugely successful global business in the massage bed market. As it celebrates its 30th anniversary year, we talk to GM Matteo Brusaferri

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40 Spa Programmes

On the menu

Olivia Newton-John skincare, Sounds of Africa and jet lag butlers feature in our programming series

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44 Promotional feature

Book4time

As Book4Time celebrates its 15th anniversary, we talk to founder and CEO Roger Sholanki about his passion for the spa and wellness industry

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48 Interview

Dale Hipsh

The senior VP of hotels at Hard Rock International tells Katie Barnes why its music-centric spa menu is striking the right chord with consumers and the media

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54 Promotional feature

ISPA

After almost three decades serving members and contributing to the growth of the industry, we talk to ISPA’s Crystal Ducker about the work of the association and the future of spa

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56 Everyone’s talking about

DNA testing

How are spas using DNA tests to offer the ultimate personalised services? Julie Cramer investigates

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60 New Opening

The Spa at South Lodge, UK

Katie Barnes visits the new purpose-built, £14m spa by the owners of Pennyhill Park

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64 Promotional feature

SpaSoft

SpaSoft supplies solutions for a stress-free spa and elevates the guest experience

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On the Cover: How the inspirational couple are evolving Kamalaya
66 First-person

Vana

Susie Ellis explains what made her stay at Indian health and wellness retreat Vana so “astonishing”

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70 Spa Design

Jungle VIP

Kim Megson ventures deep into Mexico’s jungle to discover how two Chablé resorts with Mayan spas are aiming to redefine wellness

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78 Interview

John & Karina Stewart

The inspirational couple behind Kamalaya in Thailand talk to Neena Dhillon about emotional therapies, why stress-busting is the new detox and how they’re evolving the concept

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84 Promotional feature

Gharieni

Gharieni has long been known as an industry innovator. Now, Forbes Travel Guide has named the company as its official Spa & Wellness Equipment Manufacturer. Sammy Gharieni tells us more

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86 New Opening

Kalloni Spa at Parklane Limassol, Cyprus

Lauren Heath-Jones reports from Kalloni Spa at Marriott’s first property in Cyprus

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90 Promotional feature

Comfort Zone

Skincare brand Comfort Zone has partnered with Wellness for Cancer to create a new programme of spa treatments for people touched by cancer. Barbara Gavazzoli tells us more

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92 Family spa

Multi-story

With the rise in multi-generational tourism, family spas are growing in popularity. Jane Kitchen reports

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98 Fitness

Bone loading

Spas can help guests avoid and reverse osteoporosis says Liz Terry

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100 Software

Training & education

From bespoke training programmes to 24/7 support teams and company super-users, how are software suppliers helping spas get the most out of their systems?

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105 Product Innovation

spa-kit.net

Product and equipment launches

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107 Promotional feature

Camylle

Marc Massing from Camylle explains the benefits of aromatherapy in a spa’s wet areas

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109 Promotional feature

Iyashi Dome

Iyashi Dome: the original Japanese far infrared sauna experience

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111 Promotional feature

The Tides

Annemarie Wortman highlights a new, effective detox treatment and product line by The Tides Wellness

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116 Research

Finishing touch

The benefits of face massage rollers have been given scientific backing from researchers in Japan

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FEATURED SUPPLIERS

Living Earth Crafts® - the first choice for world-class spas
Living Earth Crafts (LEC) is the world’s most recognised manufacturer of premium spa and wellness equipment. [more...]

Durability, comfort and sustainability, presenting Esthetica’s Mani Pedi Chair
Esthetica is committed to applying its expertise, integrity and innovation to craft top- quality massage tables and other spa furniture ranges for spa and wellness centres across the globe. [more...]
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Esthetica Spa & Salon Resources Pvt. Ltd.

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SB 2019 issue 2
Download PDF
View digital edition
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor's letter

Climate emergency

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View in digital edition
View online
14 Letters


Dervla Louli highlights the growing demand for mental health retreats

View in digital edition
View online
16 People profile

Neil Jacobs

Neil Jacobs reveals what the IHG buyout means for Six Senses

View in digital edition
View online
20 People profile

Dr Tom Stubbs

Dr Tom Stubbs talks epigenetics tests and spas

View in digital edition
View online
22 New Opening

Blackberry Mountain

Sister property to iconic Blackberry Farm revealed

View in digital edition
View online
24 New Opening

InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland

Spa tranquillity at InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland – the world’s first underground hotel, underground hotel

View in digital edition
View online
26 New Opening

Civana

Civana opens spa with a focus on democratic wellness

View in digital edition
View online
28 New Opening

Miraval Austin

Miraval unveils second-ever wellness resort

View in digital edition
View online
31 News


Jim Root to head up wellness at Enchantment Group; Adrian Zecha’s Azerai brand expands; Aman ventures into medi-spa

View in digital edition

36 News report

Earth Day 2019

We take a look at how spas around the world celebrated Earth Day and Earth Hour

View in digital edition
View online
38 Promotional feature

Lemi

From humble beginnings in a small Italian village, Lemi has grown a hugely successful global business in the massage bed market. As it celebrates its 30th anniversary year, we talk to GM Matteo Brusaferri

View in digital edition
View online
40 Spa Programmes

On the menu

Olivia Newton-John skincare, Sounds of Africa and jet lag butlers feature in our programming series

View in digital edition
View online
44 Promotional feature

Book4time

As Book4Time celebrates its 15th anniversary, we talk to founder and CEO Roger Sholanki about his passion for the spa and wellness industry

View in digital edition
View online
48 Interview

Dale Hipsh

The senior VP of hotels at Hard Rock International tells Katie Barnes why its music-centric spa menu is striking the right chord with consumers and the media

View in digital edition
View online
54 Promotional feature

ISPA

After almost three decades serving members and contributing to the growth of the industry, we talk to ISPA’s Crystal Ducker about the work of the association and the future of spa

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

DNA testing

How are spas using DNA tests to offer the ultimate personalised services? Julie Cramer investigates

View in digital edition
View online
60 New Opening

The Spa at South Lodge, UK

Katie Barnes visits the new purpose-built, £14m spa by the owners of Pennyhill Park

View in digital edition
View online
64 Promotional feature

SpaSoft

SpaSoft supplies solutions for a stress-free spa and elevates the guest experience

View in digital edition
View online
On the Cover: How the inspirational couple are evolving Kamalaya
66 First-person

Vana

Susie Ellis explains what made her stay at Indian health and wellness retreat Vana so “astonishing”

View in digital edition
View online
70 Spa Design

Jungle VIP

Kim Megson ventures deep into Mexico’s jungle to discover how two Chablé resorts with Mayan spas are aiming to redefine wellness

View in digital edition
View online
78 Interview

John & Karina Stewart

The inspirational couple behind Kamalaya in Thailand talk to Neena Dhillon about emotional therapies, why stress-busting is the new detox and how they’re evolving the concept

View in digital edition
View online
84 Promotional feature

Gharieni

Gharieni has long been known as an industry innovator. Now, Forbes Travel Guide has named the company as its official Spa & Wellness Equipment Manufacturer. Sammy Gharieni tells us more

View in digital edition
View online
86 New Opening

Kalloni Spa at Parklane Limassol, Cyprus

Lauren Heath-Jones reports from Kalloni Spa at Marriott’s first property in Cyprus

View in digital edition
View online
90 Promotional feature

Comfort Zone

Skincare brand Comfort Zone has partnered with Wellness for Cancer to create a new programme of spa treatments for people touched by cancer. Barbara Gavazzoli tells us more

View in digital edition
View online
92 Family spa

Multi-story

With the rise in multi-generational tourism, family spas are growing in popularity. Jane Kitchen reports

View in digital edition
View online
98 Fitness

Bone loading

Spas can help guests avoid and reverse osteoporosis says Liz Terry

View in digital edition
View online
100 Software

Training & education

From bespoke training programmes to 24/7 support teams and company super-users, how are software suppliers helping spas get the most out of their systems?

View in digital edition
View online
105 Product Innovation

spa-kit.net

Product and equipment launches

View in digital edition
View online
107 Promotional feature

Camylle

Marc Massing from Camylle explains the benefits of aromatherapy in a spa’s wet areas

View in digital edition
View online
109 Promotional feature

Iyashi Dome

Iyashi Dome: the original Japanese far infrared sauna experience

View in digital edition
View online
111 Promotional feature

The Tides

Annemarie Wortman highlights a new, effective detox treatment and product line by The Tides Wellness

View in digital edition
View online
116 Research

Finishing touch

The benefits of face massage rollers have been given scientific backing from researchers in Japan

View in digital edition
View online
LATEST NEWS
Mandarin Oriental ramps up fitness offering with Intelligent Movement programme
Luxury hotel chain Mandarin Oriental has launched a new brand called Intelligent Movement to deliver fitness and wellbeing interventions to guests. The aim of the programme is to help them overcome the impact of a modern, sedentary lifestyle.
Susie Ellis, Belgin Aksoy and Michael Roizen head up GWS' all-new podcast season
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has kicked off the sixth season of its wellness podcast which has recently been renamed Global Wellness Conversations (GWC).
New Deloitte report finds the health and fitness sector contributes up to US$91.22bn a year to global GDP
A new report by Deloitte, outlining the social and economic value of the global health and fitness industry, has been released by The Global Health & Fitness Alliance (GHFA), in collaboration with IHRSA.
Jacqueline Berry steps up to group director of spa and wellbeing at Miraval
Industry veteran Jacqueline Berry has been appointed group director of spa and wellbeing at Miraval. She will oversee the company's Life in Balance spas at Miraval Arizona, Miraval Austin and Miraval Berkshires.
Rosewood set to make Venetian debut following restoration of Hotel Bauer
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts is continuing its strategic global growth plan and will open its first property in Venice, Italy, in 2025.
Tuscan wine country inspires Hotel Le Fontanelle’s new nature-centric wellness sanctuary
A new spa and wellness retreat has launched at The Fontanelle Estate in Tuscany, a countryside property nestled among the rolling hills and vineyards of Italy’s Chianti wine region.
Good Spa Guide Awards name top UK spas following record-breaking voter turnout
The winners of the 13th annual Good Spa Guide Awards were announced last night (20 June) at industry conference Spa Life UK taking place this year in the Cotswolds.
Mandarin Oriental launching first alpine resort in Cortina, Italy, in 2025
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group (MOHG) has signed a long term management agreement with Attestor Limited to rebrand and manage Hotel Cristallo in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy.
Stefan Szirucsek named chair of Great Spa Towns of Europe
Newly-formed industry body The Great Spa Towns of Europe association has appointed Stefan Szirucsek as its new board chair.
Jennifer Young’s new training helps therapists support menopausal or premenopausal clients
On 24 June 2022, skincare specialist and therapist trainer Jennifer Young will launch a new training course called Hormonal Wellness Touch Therapies.
Wellness drives record TRevPAR results thanks to pandemic, reports RLA Global
Hotels with wellness revenues exceeding US$1m generated 126 per cent more in total revenue per available room (TRevPAR) in 2021 than those with wellness revenues of less than US$1m, according to the latest Wellness Real Estate Report by RLA Global*.
European wellness industry gathers in Paris for the 14th Forum HOTel&SPA
After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the 14th annual HOTel&SPA event returned last week, bringing together top hospitality and spa executives from across Europe and beyond for a day of talks and networking.
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FEATURED SUPPLIERS

Living Earth Crafts® - the first choice for world-class spas
Living Earth Crafts (LEC) is the world’s most recognised manufacturer of premium spa and wellness equipment. [more...]

Durability, comfort and sustainability, presenting Esthetica’s Mani Pedi Chair
Esthetica is committed to applying its expertise, integrity and innovation to craft top- quality massage tables and other spa furniture ranges for spa and wellness centres across the globe. [more...]
+ More featured suppliers  
COMPANY PROFILES
Esthetica Spa & Salon Resources Pvt. Ltd.

Esthetica was founded in 2011 to manufacture a high-quality premium spa furniture range for spa and [more...]
+ More profiles  
CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  

VIDEO GALLERY

Sommerhuber GmbH - Ceramic heated LOUNGER ONE PLUS - ultimate relaxation
Lounger One Plus is characterized by an organic aesthetic, delicate contours and an ideal lying comfort. Comfortable ergonomically shaped Heat Storing Ceramics nestle the skin and provide for perfect relaxation – touchless enjoyment meeting the highest hygiene standards. Find out more...
+ More videos  

DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

27-28 Jun 2022

Medical Wellness Congress

St. Martins Spa & Lodge, Frauenkirchen, Austria
12-13 Sep 2022

2022 Salt Therapy Association Conference

Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs® Resort, Lake Buena Vista, United States
+ More diary  
 


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