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5 Editor's letter

Early start

Teaching younger generations about wellness can only benefit the sector, says Katie Barnes

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10 Spa People

Simone Biles

Champions mental health at this year’s Global Wellness Summit

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12 Spa People

Justin Wiggan

On inventing haptic suits which translate plant and rock frequencies into vibrations which massage people

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14 Spa People

Andrei Fomin

Banya No 1 founder is on a mission to take the Russian heat experience mainstream

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19 News

Global spa and wellness news

Emlyn Brown predicts 2024 wellness travel trends, Kamalaya partners with Blue Zones for exclusive retreat and we get a first glimpse of Mandarin Oriental Mayfair’s subterranean spa

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22 News report

Peak performance

Fresh research shows the global wellness economy is now worth US$5.6 trillion

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24 Menu engineering

At your service

Ruby Wax to host stress-busting retreat and Bürgenstock creates contrast bathing circuits

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30 Interview

Simone Gibertoni

Clinique La Prairie’s CEO reveals plans to open a staggering 50 branded properties. Megan Whitby reports

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40 Everyone’s talking about

Pay-what-you-can packages

Is it possible for customers to only pay what they can afford, while still looking after the bottom line? Kath Hudson investigates

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44 Philanthropy

Your Safe Place

We take a look at Golden Door’s work with domestic abuse charities

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46 Sponsored

RKF Luxury Linen: Highest French distinction for RKF's CEO

After receiving the highest civilian award for services to the French nation, Riadh Bouaziz, CEO of RKF Luxury Linen, reflects on his company’s many achievements and considers what lies ahead

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48 Association focus

Thermal Heritage

Jane Kitchen finds out how two key associations – the European Historic Thermal Towns Association and the Great Spa Towns of Europe – are protecting and promoting the unique cultural relevances of Europe’s spa towns

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56 Interview

Paul Simons

As he retires from the Great Spa Towns of Europe, the industry leader reflects on his long and esteemed career

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58 Sponsored

Myrtha Wellness: New ways with water

Working globally with architects and interior designers allows Myrtha Wellness to embrace the latest trends in the international hospitality sector, as director Stefano Cattaneo explains

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62 Jeremy McCarthy

Recipe for success

What does it take to create a thriving spa business? Our contributing editor investigates

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64 Sponsored

Gharieni: Cutting edge

Ara Patterson from Equinox Hotels talks about a partnership with Gharieni that’s delivering ROI and innovative treatments for guests

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On the cover | Simone Biles: On the importance of mental wellness, self-belief and taking time out
66 Interview

Niamh O'Connell

What does Jumeirah’s first vice president of wellbeing have planned for the Middle East-based hospitality group?

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74 Sponsored

TechnoAlpin: Lasse Eriksen on contrast therapy

Contrast therapy is gaining attention for its healing effects. We ask aufguss and sauna expert Lasse Eriksen to share his views on the perfect experience

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76 Nature spas

Tree of life

Lisa Starr discovers two retreats in Austria and Italy which base their wellbeing concepts on forests

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86 Sponsored

Biologique Recherche: Spirit of excellence

Rupert Schmid and Pierre-Louis Delapalme, owners of Biologique Recherche, discuss the global rollout of its ‘Ambassade’ flagship spas

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88 Event report

Global Wellness Summit 2023

International spa figures convened in Miami for the 15th Global Wellness Summit. Jane Kitchen reveals her top takeaways

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96 Sponsored

Matrix Fitness: Outstanding performance

Bicester Hotel & Spa is working with Matrix Fitness to enable wellness guests to train like athletes with a unique offering

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98 First person

Added value: Golden Door and Mohonk Mountain House

Mary Bemis takes a peak at the revamped Golden Door and Mohonk Mountain House – two iconic US spa destinations

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106 Software

Forward thinking: AI

How are spa software suppliers embracing AI? And what are the benefits for operators?

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110 Sponsored

Premier Software: Tried & trusted

Premier Software’s Laura Meeson explores the top three benefits of purchasing new spa management software

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113 spa-kit.net

Product innovation

We shine a spotlight on some of the latest exciting spa product and equipment launches

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117 Sponsored

Iyashi Dôme fuses wellness and technology

The Iyashi Dôme blends cutting-edge Japanese technology with luxury comfort, says CEO Shogoro Uemura

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122 Finishing Touch

Escape route

Destination spas fund a study examining the experiences of more than 2,500 health retreat guests across multiple sites

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Snow’s holistic cool-down: Embracing inclusivity in post-sauna rituals
In the world of wellness, the age-old tradition of sauna bathing is synonymous with relaxation, detoxification and rejuvenation. But, a crucial and sometimes overlooked part of the journey is the all-important cooldown. [more...]

IDEA® Health & Fitness Association partners with CoverMe Fitness to deliver real-world solutions for fitness professionals across the globe
IDEA® Health & Fitness Association and CoverMe Fitness are proud to announce a strategic partnership to address some of the biggest challenges facing fitness professionals and the industry at large, which will launch at IDEA® World Convention in the US this week. [more...]
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SB 2023 issue 4
Download PDF
View digital edition
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Magazine archive
5 Editor's letter

Early start

Teaching younger generations about wellness can only benefit the sector, says Katie Barnes

View in digital edition
View online
10 Spa People

Simone Biles

Champions mental health at this year’s Global Wellness Summit

View in digital edition
View online
12 Spa People

Justin Wiggan

On inventing haptic suits which translate plant and rock frequencies into vibrations which massage people

View in digital edition
View online
14 Spa People

Andrei Fomin

Banya No 1 founder is on a mission to take the Russian heat experience mainstream

View in digital edition
View online
19 News

Global spa and wellness news

Emlyn Brown predicts 2024 wellness travel trends, Kamalaya partners with Blue Zones for exclusive retreat and we get a first glimpse of Mandarin Oriental Mayfair’s subterranean spa

View in digital edition

22 News report

Peak performance

Fresh research shows the global wellness economy is now worth US$5.6 trillion

View in digital edition
View online
24 Menu engineering

At your service

Ruby Wax to host stress-busting retreat and Bürgenstock creates contrast bathing circuits

View in digital edition
View online
30 Interview

Simone Gibertoni

Clinique La Prairie’s CEO reveals plans to open a staggering 50 branded properties. Megan Whitby reports

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

Pay-what-you-can packages

Is it possible for customers to only pay what they can afford, while still looking after the bottom line? Kath Hudson investigates

View in digital edition
View online
44 Philanthropy

Your Safe Place

We take a look at Golden Door’s work with domestic abuse charities

View in digital edition
View online
46 Sponsored

RKF Luxury Linen: Highest French distinction for RKF's CEO

After receiving the highest civilian award for services to the French nation, Riadh Bouaziz, CEO of RKF Luxury Linen, reflects on his company’s many achievements and considers what lies ahead

View in digital edition
View online
48 Association focus

Thermal Heritage

Jane Kitchen finds out how two key associations – the European Historic Thermal Towns Association and the Great Spa Towns of Europe – are protecting and promoting the unique cultural relevances of Europe’s spa towns

View in digital edition
View online
56 Interview

Paul Simons

As he retires from the Great Spa Towns of Europe, the industry leader reflects on his long and esteemed career

View in digital edition
View online
58 Sponsored

Myrtha Wellness: New ways with water

Working globally with architects and interior designers allows Myrtha Wellness to embrace the latest trends in the international hospitality sector, as director Stefano Cattaneo explains

View in digital edition
View online
62 Jeremy McCarthy

Recipe for success

What does it take to create a thriving spa business? Our contributing editor investigates

View in digital edition
View online
64 Sponsored

Gharieni: Cutting edge

Ara Patterson from Equinox Hotels talks about a partnership with Gharieni that’s delivering ROI and innovative treatments for guests

View in digital edition
View online
On the cover | Simone Biles: On the importance of mental wellness, self-belief and taking time out
66 Interview

Niamh O'Connell

What does Jumeirah’s first vice president of wellbeing have planned for the Middle East-based hospitality group?

View in digital edition
View online
74 Sponsored

TechnoAlpin: Lasse Eriksen on contrast therapy

Contrast therapy is gaining attention for its healing effects. We ask aufguss and sauna expert Lasse Eriksen to share his views on the perfect experience

View in digital edition
View online
76 Nature spas

Tree of life

Lisa Starr discovers two retreats in Austria and Italy which base their wellbeing concepts on forests

View in digital edition
View online
86 Sponsored

Biologique Recherche: Spirit of excellence

Rupert Schmid and Pierre-Louis Delapalme, owners of Biologique Recherche, discuss the global rollout of its ‘Ambassade’ flagship spas

View in digital edition
View online
88 Event report

Global Wellness Summit 2023

International spa figures convened in Miami for the 15th Global Wellness Summit. Jane Kitchen reveals her top takeaways

View in digital edition
View online
96 Sponsored

Matrix Fitness: Outstanding performance

Bicester Hotel & Spa is working with Matrix Fitness to enable wellness guests to train like athletes with a unique offering

View in digital edition
View online
98 First person

Added value: Golden Door and Mohonk Mountain House

Mary Bemis takes a peak at the revamped Golden Door and Mohonk Mountain House – two iconic US spa destinations

View in digital edition
View online
106 Software

Forward thinking: AI

How are spa software suppliers embracing AI? And what are the benefits for operators?

View in digital edition
View online
110 Sponsored

Premier Software: Tried & trusted

Premier Software’s Laura Meeson explores the top three benefits of purchasing new spa management software

View in digital edition
View online
113 spa-kit.net

Product innovation

We shine a spotlight on some of the latest exciting spa product and equipment launches

View in digital edition

117 Sponsored

Iyashi Dôme fuses wellness and technology

The Iyashi Dôme blends cutting-edge Japanese technology with luxury comfort, says CEO Shogoro Uemura

View in digital edition
View online
122 Finishing Touch

Escape route

Destination spas fund a study examining the experiences of more than 2,500 health retreat guests across multiple sites

View in digital edition
View online
LATEST NEWS
Auberge Resorts to land in London in 2025 with two-floor spa inspired by Roman bathing
Auberge Resorts Collection will launch its first UK property and destination spa in Mayfair, London, in 2025, following a deal with UK-based global private investment group Reuben Brothers.
Texas welcomes WorldSprings: a new 46-pool social bathing hot spot and spa
A large new mineral springs destination has launched in Texas, inspired by some of the world’s most famous hot springs – such as Jordan’s Dead Sea, Iceland’s Blue Lagoon and Mexico’s Grutas Tolantongo.
New study uncovers hidden wellness market segments
A thought-provoking, US national probability study, The WELLSurvey™, has revealed that the majority of Americans now include several health and wellness practices in their everyday lives. They also view the concepts of 'wellness' and 'wellbeing' differently.
The Well appoints Ariella Willoughby as VP of operations to drive global growth
US integrative wellness brand The Well has named Ariella Willoughby as its new VP of operations, aiming to drive significant growth and operational success across its current and future locations worldwide.
Light Centre secures £1.6 million to launch 10 new wellbeing centres across London
Middleton Enterprises, a UK-based family investment office, has committed £1.6 million (US$2.1 million, €1.9 million) in funding to the Light Centre – a network of medical, therapeutic and wellbeing centres with four locations in London.
Rianna Riego joins Seed to Skin as director of global business development
Rianna Riego, a seasoned professional in the wellness and spa industry, has been appointed director of global business development at Seed to Skin Tuscany, a premier Italian botanical skincare and spa brand.
Rugby legend Jonny Wilkinson joins the speaker lineup at the HCM Summit to share insights into his journey to health and wellbeing
Rugby legend, Jonny Wilkinson has been announced as a keynote speaker for the HCM Summit on 24 October in London.
Woodland Spa to double footprint with £16m revamp, set to complete in August
The Woodland Spa, a premier UK day spa located in Burnley, Lancashire, is set to unveil the results of its £16 million (US$20.5 million, €18.9 million) transformation this August.
Therme creating ‘natural-healing urban oasis’ in South Korea, eyes further locations in Asia and US
Global wellbeing organisation Therme Group is on a mission to make wellness accessible to all and is expanding globally, bringing its social spas to the US, Canada, the UK and now South Korea.
Prime IV Hydration & Wellness unveils Nashville location amid plans for 97 new franchise spas this year
Nutrient vitamin IV therapy franchise, Prime IV Hydration & Wellness, is accelerating its expansion across the US, having recently launched its third location in Nashville's Green Hills area.
Third Space is on a roll with the second of three 2024 club launches
Third Space is celebrating the launch of its 11th club in London at the historic Battersea Power Station development.
SwellSpa taps AI to deliver nature-based sound therapy for spa treatment rooms
Sound wellness company Swell has launched AI-generated music solutions for spas and hotels, scientifically proven to improve wellbeing.
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FEATURED SUPPLIERS

Snow’s holistic cool-down: Embracing inclusivity in post-sauna rituals
In the world of wellness, the age-old tradition of sauna bathing is synonymous with relaxation, detoxification and rejuvenation. But, a crucial and sometimes overlooked part of the journey is the all-important cooldown. [more...]

IDEA® Health & Fitness Association partners with CoverMe Fitness to deliver real-world solutions for fitness professionals across the globe
IDEA® Health & Fitness Association and CoverMe Fitness are proud to announce a strategic partnership to address some of the biggest challenges facing fitness professionals and the industry at large, which will launch at IDEA® World Convention in the US this week. [more...]
+ More featured suppliers  
COMPANY PROFILES
G-Labs

G-Labs specialise in advanced diagnostics, for over 33,000 disorders for exceptional head-to-toe tra [more...]
+ More profiles  
CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  

DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

28-29 Jul 2024

Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa Conference 2024

Southern Sun Rosebank, Johannesburg, South Africa
03-05 Sep 2024

ASEAN Patio Pool Spa Expo

IMPACT Exhibition Center, Bangkok, Thailand
+ More diary  
 


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