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ISM Spa expands US footprint and debuts new branded spa concept
11 Sep 2020 . BY Megan Whitby
Ilana Alberico (L) and Christine Stratton (R) co-founded ISM Spa
Photo: ISM Spa
Spa management company, ISM Spa, is expanding its reach in the US, having recently opened two new properties and revealing plans to open an additional destination in Q4 2020.

Certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise, ISM Spas has had a strong presence in the SouthEast US for more than a decade, but is now expanding its presence to the Midwest and West Coast.

ISM Spa is a boutique spa and wellness firm that partners with property developers, resorts, day spas and hospital facilities.

Its branded spa concepts include Poseidon, Privai Wellness Spas, and R+R Wellness – a new brand concept envisioned by ISM co-founders, Ilana Alberico and Christina Stratton.

The company has recently opened Poseidon Spa at JW Marriott at Plant Riverside District, in Georgia, and Poseidon Spa - Grand Bohemian Charlotte, North Carolina, while R+R Wellness at the Grand Hyatt Nashville is scheduled to open 1 October 2020.

“Like all spas, we experienced layoffs and closures at the beginning of the outbreak of the pandemic,” said Alberico, CEO.

“Once we got the state-mandated go-ahead to reopen, our goal was to continue with our plans for opening our new spas, while getting our current properties and staff up to speed on our new ISM COVID-19 protocols.”

ISM offers a range of consulting services, including market analysis, feasibility, software solutions, designs service, pre-opening services, management services and procurement. Clients include Marriott International, Hyatt and Ritz-Carlton.

Stratton, ISM Spa's creative director, shed more light on the company’s new spa concept, saying: "Every single design element of R + R Wellness is intentionally inspired for the ultimate sensory experience.

"From the moment the guest enters the spa, we engage each of the five senses utilising natural elements of earth, fire, water, wood, and metal to set the tone for the ultimate relaxation experience. We envelop the senses with aromatherapy personalised for wellbeing and balance, while engaging the mind in our one-of-a-kind guided meditation experience lounges.”

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ISM Spa expands US footprint and debuts new branded spa concept
11 Sep 2020 . BY Megan Whitby
Ilana Alberico (L) and Christine Stratton (R) co-founded ISM Spa
Photo: ISM Spa
Spa management company, ISM Spa, is expanding its reach in the US, having recently opened two new properties and revealing plans to open an additional destination in Q4 2020.

Certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise, ISM Spas has had a strong presence in the SouthEast US for more than a decade, but is now expanding its presence to the Midwest and West Coast.

ISM Spa is a boutique spa and wellness firm that partners with property developers, resorts, day spas and hospital facilities.

Its branded spa concepts include Poseidon, Privai Wellness Spas, and R+R Wellness – a new brand concept envisioned by ISM co-founders, Ilana Alberico and Christina Stratton.

The company has recently opened Poseidon Spa at JW Marriott at Plant Riverside District, in Georgia, and Poseidon Spa - Grand Bohemian Charlotte, North Carolina, while R+R Wellness at the Grand Hyatt Nashville is scheduled to open 1 October 2020.

“Like all spas, we experienced layoffs and closures at the beginning of the outbreak of the pandemic,” said Alberico, CEO.

“Once we got the state-mandated go-ahead to reopen, our goal was to continue with our plans for opening our new spas, while getting our current properties and staff up to speed on our new ISM COVID-19 protocols.”

ISM offers a range of consulting services, including market analysis, feasibility, software solutions, designs service, pre-opening services, management services and procurement. Clients include Marriott International, Hyatt and Ritz-Carlton.

Stratton, ISM Spa's creative director, shed more light on the company’s new spa concept, saying: "Every single design element of R + R Wellness is intentionally inspired for the ultimate sensory experience.

"From the moment the guest enters the spa, we engage each of the five senses utilising natural elements of earth, fire, water, wood, and metal to set the tone for the ultimate relaxation experience. We envelop the senses with aromatherapy personalised for wellbeing and balance, while engaging the mind in our one-of-a-kind guided meditation experience lounges.”

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Thalion’s brightening range rejuvenates skin and targets imperfections
Thalion, a French product house specialising in marine skincare, has updated its Thali White skincare range, dedicated to brightening, rejuvenating and smoothing the skin.
Spa Vision provides extensive range of spa furniture for Sandman Signature Aberdeen Hotel
Leading global spa expert, Spa Vision, has fulfilled an extensive order of Esthetica Equipment, one of India’s leading manufacturers of spa and salon furniture, for the Sandman Signature Aberdeen Hotel.
TyloHelo launches stylish sauna accessories
“Often sauna-related products do not integrate well in a luxurious spa,” says Italian designer Paola Garatto who has collaborated with TyloHelo to create “a beautiful sauna accessory set” based on modern Nordic aesthetic features.
Foreo adds new cannabis seed oil mask to its UFO-activated mask collection
Swedish beauty-tech brand Foreo has added a new vegan smart-mask to its lineup of UFO activated mask collections.
Comfort Zone continues sustainability success, following results from Davines’ annual report
The Davines group, together with skincare brands Comfort Zone and Skin Regimen, has introduced its sustainability results achieved in 2019 and outlined the new goals for 2020.
Reusable, refillable, recyclable: ESPA takes strides for sustainability and launches its most sustainable range yet
Representing a milestone in its ongoing journey to deliver effective products in harmony with nature, ESPA has launched its most sustainable range yet: The Essentials Collection.
Chenot’s Dr George Gaitanos confirmed as keynote for Medical Wellness Congress 2021
Chenot Group scientific director and COO, Dr George Gaitanos, will keynote at The Medical Wellness Congress (MWC) hosted on 28-29 January 2021, at St. Martins Spa and Lodge, Austria.
New Divine Eyes heated eye masks help ease tired eyes, headaches and stress
The natural ingredients in the new Divine Eyes masks gently heat up as they come into contact with the air and remain warm for up to 25 minutes. The effect, combined with the lavender scent the masks are infused with, speeds up the feeling of relaxation and make them a great takeaway spa retail item.
Halotherapy Solutions partners with Italian designer to launch the HaloCave
Halotherapy Solutions has announced a new luxury halotherapy enclosure, named HaloCave.
Camylle unveils Aquasalys, the ‘best eco-friendly disinfection solution’
French wellness provider, Camylle, has introduced a new disinfection device called Aquasalys, which generates 100 per cent biodegradable disinfectant made from electrolysed water and salt.
bbspa unveils new Italian HQ as a space to foster creativity and collaboration
Global spa consultancy, bbspa&partners, has unveiled its new HQ in Forlì, Italy, named bbspa_Ateliers.
Aromatherapy Associates unveils new Rose Reimagined collection and signature two-hour treatment developed alongside Gharieni
Aromatherapy Associates has launched a new rose-inspired blend, with a line of five new essentials and a luxurious spa body treatment.
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Established in 1986, Nilo Spa Design is the wellness and beauty division of the family owned Malet [more...]
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BC Softwear - Positioning Video for Pure Spa Linen & SupremeSoft
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Self-Care and Personal Sustainability Summit

Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Massachusetts, United States
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