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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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Ritz Carlton co-founder joins Frontline Summit 2020 as keynote speaker
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SB 2019 issue 2
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
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
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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Ritz Carlton co-founder joins Frontline Summit 2020 as keynote speaker
Frontline work has never been more important and frontline workers are the largest class of workers on the planet, as well as the most impactful group on the experience customers get. [more...]

Inaugural Medical Wellness Congress scheduled for January 2021
[more...]
COMPANY PROFILES
Matrix

Matrix Fitness – one of the world’s leading commercial fitness brands – is a division of Johnson H [more...]
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CATALOGUE GALLERY
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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...
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DIRECTORY
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DIARY

 

20-23 Oct 2020

SPATEC Europe

Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort, Quarteira, Portugal
25-26 Oct 2020

Beauty Forum

Palais des Congrès, Paris‎, France
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