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7 Editor's letter

Time to shine

As spas reach peak revenues, now’s the time for our industry to act as a catalyst in working out how we measure the impact of an experience and the ‘return on wellness’ says Spa Business' editor Katie Barnes

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13 Letters

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There’s a movement away from minimalist spas, says Beverley Bayes

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14 Spa People

Alejandro Bataller

Sha vice president on why now is the right time for the Spanish destination spa to embark on an international rollout

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16 Spa People

Matt Sykes

Tourism consultant Matt Sykes proposes a bathing trail in Victoria, Australia connecting 50 locations and businesses

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18 Spa People

Lizzi Larbalestier

Blue health coach Lizzi Larbalestier says spas could use water in so many more ways in their services and programmes

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20 Spa People

Benjamin Bernet & Justin Guilbert

A US marketing duo launch a skincare line to meet the needs of soldiers stationed in the harshest environments

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22 New Openings

Arctic Bath Hotel and Spa

Bathe under the midnight sun in Sweden’s new floating hotel and spa

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24 New Opening

Raffles Hotel spa

Iconic Raffles Singapore reopens with spa and gem treatments

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25 New Openings

Korean mountain spa

Kim Jong Un opens North Korean hot springs spa resort

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28 News

Latest news

Spa news from around the world

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32 News report

CBRE’s US hotel spa research

Spa department revenues in US hotels have risen by 4.8 per cent, according to the latest study from CBRE

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34 Spa Programmes

On the menu

Fake funerals for enlightenment, spinal alignment and HRT for men feature in our programming pages

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38 Interview

Mia Kyricos

Hyatt’s head of wellbeing talks to Katie Barnes about global strategies and exclusive partnerships

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44 Everyone’s talking about

UN Sustainable Development Goals

What are Sustainable Development goals and how do they apply to spas? Spa Business asks the industry

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48 Promotional feature

TechnoAlpin

If you want to deliver a hot and cold experience as part of your wellness programme, adding a snowroom will introduce a delightful and more gentle form of cold therapy, as Sara Brenninger explains

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52 Trends

Spa Foresight™

Climate emergency, gen alpha and brain optimisation are among Spa Business’ latest trend predictions

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60 Promotional feature

The Wellness

Investing in children’s facilities gives a spa and wellness offering a competitive edge, as well as helping the next generation achieve their potential, explains Mohammed Ibrahim, CEO of industry design and consultancy practice, The Wellness

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On the Cover: Paving a worldwide path for wellness at Hyatt
62 Event report

Global Thermal Think Tank, China

Hot spring owners and stakeholders gather in China and Japan to hear the latest sector news. Spa Business reports

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66 Promotional feature

RKF Luxury Linen

As a symbol of luxury, innovation and quality in the world of spa and hospitality, much of RKF Luxury Linen’s success comes from its highly client-centric design process, says CEO Riadh Bouaziz

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68 First person

Molitor Spa by Clarins

Spa Business dips into the historic Parisian lido and its eye-catching art deco spa

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72 Promotional feature

Zimmer MedizinSysteme

It’s icelab’s reliability and profitability that makes it stand out in the market, says sales manager Benjamin Bäurle

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74 New Opening

Alpine energy

Jane Kitchen visits Lefay Dolomiti, the second destination for the Italian group that has spa and wellness at its core

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80 Event report

Spa & Wellness International Congress, Azerbaijan

What are the spa trends and issues in Russian speaking countries? Spa Business attends SWIC to find out

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82 Promotional feature

Matrix

The Glass House, in Essex, has been designed from scratch and built by industry experts from the ground up. It’s a visionary retreat, with an all-inclusive approach to detoxing, health and wellness

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84 Design

Heat of the moment

From giant golden eggs and converted ski lifts to rustic, hand-crafted huts, we showcase the latest in heat experience design and innovations

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94 Promotional feature

Comfort Zone

Davines Group has made a commitment to operating sustainably in all aspects of its business, to lead the way for customers and collaborators

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96 Software

Hyper personalisation

How is spa software helping operators to deliver ultra personal services?

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101 Product Innovation

spa-kit.net

Product and equipment launches

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105 Promotional feature

Spa Vision

Collaboration is the key to Spa Vision’s success, says Susan Auld

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110 Research

Finishing touch

Thinking of sadness as a person can reduce its effects, says a new study

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FEATURED SUPPLIERS

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

30th annual ISPA Conference & Expo moves to May 2021
COVID-19 has led us and our industry to pause, breathe and reset. [more...]
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Safe Space Lockers

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20-23 Oct 2020

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News   Products   Magazine
SB 2020 issue 1
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor's letter

Time to shine

As spas reach peak revenues, now’s the time for our industry to act as a catalyst in working out how we measure the impact of an experience and the ‘return on wellness’ says Spa Business' editor Katie Barnes

View in digital edition
View online
13 Letters

Write to reply

There’s a movement away from minimalist spas, says Beverley Bayes

View in digital edition
View online
14 Spa People

Alejandro Bataller

Sha vice president on why now is the right time for the Spanish destination spa to embark on an international rollout

View in digital edition
View online
16 Spa People

Matt Sykes

Tourism consultant Matt Sykes proposes a bathing trail in Victoria, Australia connecting 50 locations and businesses

View in digital edition
View online
18 Spa People

Lizzi Larbalestier

Blue health coach Lizzi Larbalestier says spas could use water in so many more ways in their services and programmes

View in digital edition
View online
20 Spa People

Benjamin Bernet & Justin Guilbert

A US marketing duo launch a skincare line to meet the needs of soldiers stationed in the harshest environments

View in digital edition
View online
22 New Openings

Arctic Bath Hotel and Spa

Bathe under the midnight sun in Sweden’s new floating hotel and spa

View in digital edition
View online
24 New Opening

Raffles Hotel spa

Iconic Raffles Singapore reopens with spa and gem treatments

View in digital edition
View online
25 New Openings

Korean mountain spa

Kim Jong Un opens North Korean hot springs spa resort

View in digital edition
View online
28 News

Latest news

Spa news from around the world

View in digital edition

32 News report

CBRE’s US hotel spa research

Spa department revenues in US hotels have risen by 4.8 per cent, according to the latest study from CBRE

View in digital edition
View online
34 Spa Programmes

On the menu

Fake funerals for enlightenment, spinal alignment and HRT for men feature in our programming pages

View in digital edition
View online
38 Interview

Mia Kyricos

Hyatt’s head of wellbeing talks to Katie Barnes about global strategies and exclusive partnerships

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

UN Sustainable Development Goals

What are Sustainable Development goals and how do they apply to spas? Spa Business asks the industry

View in digital edition
View online
48 Promotional feature

TechnoAlpin

If you want to deliver a hot and cold experience as part of your wellness programme, adding a snowroom will introduce a delightful and more gentle form of cold therapy, as Sara Brenninger explains

View in digital edition
View online
52 Trends

Spa Foresight™

Climate emergency, gen alpha and brain optimisation are among Spa Business’ latest trend predictions

View in digital edition
View online
60 Promotional feature

The Wellness

Investing in children’s facilities gives a spa and wellness offering a competitive edge, as well as helping the next generation achieve their potential, explains Mohammed Ibrahim, CEO of industry design and consultancy practice, The Wellness

View in digital edition
View online
On the Cover: Paving a worldwide path for wellness at Hyatt
62 Event report

Global Thermal Think Tank, China

Hot spring owners and stakeholders gather in China and Japan to hear the latest sector news. Spa Business reports

View in digital edition
View online
66 Promotional feature

RKF Luxury Linen

As a symbol of luxury, innovation and quality in the world of spa and hospitality, much of RKF Luxury Linen’s success comes from its highly client-centric design process, says CEO Riadh Bouaziz

View in digital edition
View online
68 First person

Molitor Spa by Clarins

Spa Business dips into the historic Parisian lido and its eye-catching art deco spa

View in digital edition
View online
72 Promotional feature

Zimmer MedizinSysteme

It’s icelab’s reliability and profitability that makes it stand out in the market, says sales manager Benjamin Bäurle

View in digital edition
View online
74 New Opening

Alpine energy

Jane Kitchen visits Lefay Dolomiti, the second destination for the Italian group that has spa and wellness at its core

View in digital edition
View online
80 Event report

Spa & Wellness International Congress, Azerbaijan

What are the spa trends and issues in Russian speaking countries? Spa Business attends SWIC to find out

View in digital edition
View online
82 Promotional feature

Matrix

The Glass House, in Essex, has been designed from scratch and built by industry experts from the ground up. It’s a visionary retreat, with an all-inclusive approach to detoxing, health and wellness

View in digital edition
View online
84 Design

Heat of the moment

From giant golden eggs and converted ski lifts to rustic, hand-crafted huts, we showcase the latest in heat experience design and innovations

View in digital edition
View online
94 Promotional feature

Comfort Zone

Davines Group has made a commitment to operating sustainably in all aspects of its business, to lead the way for customers and collaborators

View in digital edition
View online
96 Software

Hyper personalisation

How is spa software helping operators to deliver ultra personal services?

View in digital edition
View online
101 Product Innovation

spa-kit.net

Product and equipment launches

View in digital edition
View online
105 Promotional feature

Spa Vision

Collaboration is the key to Spa Vision’s success, says Susan Auld

View in digital edition
View online
110 Research

Finishing touch

Thinking of sadness as a person can reduce its effects, says a new study

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

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

30th annual ISPA Conference & Expo moves to May 2021
COVID-19 has led us and our industry to pause, breathe and reset. [more...]
COMPANY PROFILES
Safe Space Lockers

[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  
 


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Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

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