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Anne Melby is Loma de Vida Spa’s new director of spa and recreation
POSTED 23 Oct 2023 . BY Megan Whitby
Anne Melby has held spa leadership roles with Rosewood, Ritz-Carlton and Trilogy Spa Holdings, as well as at Lake Austin Spa Resort in Texas Credit: La Cantera Resort & Spa
Anne Melby is the new director of spa and recreation at Loma de Vida Spa, located at La Cantera Resort & Spa in San Antonio, Texas
Melby has previously worked for ISM Spas, Elizabeth ARden, Red Door Spas + Salons and VIO Med Spa
She brings experience from the spa, wellness, hospitality and med-spa industries
Most recently, she served as president and COO of Fractional COO Hospitality Spa & Wellness
Luxury Texan retreat La Cantera Resort & Spa has appointed Anne Melby as the new director of spa and recreation at its Loma de Vida Spa & Wellness in San Antonio.

In her new role, Melby oversees the daily operations of Loma de Vida, a 25,000sq ft center offering an array of spa services, treatments and wellness classes, along with recreation and retail for La Cantera.

She said: “I’m excited to get back to my luxury resort and spa roots. The incredible beauty of La Cantera, the elevated skill level of the 100 spa and recreation team members as well as the other 600 associates with their passion for guest service makes it a joy to join this team.

“I look forward to enhancing our wellness and recreation programming and building programmes that will be fun and healing, creating lifelong memories.”

Melby’s career track record encompasses leadership roles in spa, wellness, hospitality and med-spa operations.

Prior to joining Loma de Vida, she served as president and COO of Fractional COO Hospitality Spa & Wellness, specialising in remote operational services tailored for new business owners.

Before this, Melby led ISM Spa as SVP launching a new business division, Privai Spa + Salon plus managing ISM Spas for a total portfolio of 22 luxury spas.

Melby was also VP of operations for Elizabeth Arden and Red Door Spa + Salons, managing 15 of 28 spas.

In addition, Melby has held medical-spa leadership positions, including regional director roles at VIO Med Spa and 4Ever Young Anti-Aging Med-Spas. Melby has also held several luxury hospitality leadership roles with five-star resorts and hotels for brands including Rosewood and Ritz-Carlton.

Beyond her wide-ranging career in the industry, Melby is a registered massage therapist in Texas, holds a Project Management Professional certification, has a Project Management Certification from Cornell University, is an LCAM (Florida Community Association Manager) and is a certified ISPA spa supervisor.

She has degrees in Political Science and International Relations from the University of California and is fluent in four languages.
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Anne Melby is Loma de Vida Spa’s new director of spa and recreation
POSTED 23 Oct 2023 . BY Megan Whitby
Anne Melby has held spa leadership roles with Rosewood, Ritz-Carlton and Trilogy Spa Holdings, as well as at Lake Austin Spa Resort in Texas Credit: La Cantera Resort & Spa
Anne Melby is the new director of spa and recreation at Loma de Vida Spa, located at La Cantera Resort & Spa in San Antonio, Texas
Melby has previously worked for ISM Spas, Elizabeth ARden, Red Door Spas + Salons and VIO Med Spa
She brings experience from the spa, wellness, hospitality and med-spa industries
Most recently, she served as president and COO of Fractional COO Hospitality Spa & Wellness
Luxury Texan retreat La Cantera Resort & Spa has appointed Anne Melby as the new director of spa and recreation at its Loma de Vida Spa & Wellness in San Antonio.

In her new role, Melby oversees the daily operations of Loma de Vida, a 25,000sq ft center offering an array of spa services, treatments and wellness classes, along with recreation and retail for La Cantera.

She said: “I’m excited to get back to my luxury resort and spa roots. The incredible beauty of La Cantera, the elevated skill level of the 100 spa and recreation team members as well as the other 600 associates with their passion for guest service makes it a joy to join this team.

“I look forward to enhancing our wellness and recreation programming and building programmes that will be fun and healing, creating lifelong memories.”

Melby’s career track record encompasses leadership roles in spa, wellness, hospitality and med-spa operations.

Prior to joining Loma de Vida, she served as president and COO of Fractional COO Hospitality Spa & Wellness, specialising in remote operational services tailored for new business owners.

Before this, Melby led ISM Spa as SVP launching a new business division, Privai Spa + Salon plus managing ISM Spas for a total portfolio of 22 luxury spas.

Melby was also VP of operations for Elizabeth Arden and Red Door Spa + Salons, managing 15 of 28 spas.

In addition, Melby has held medical-spa leadership positions, including regional director roles at VIO Med Spa and 4Ever Young Anti-Aging Med-Spas. Melby has also held several luxury hospitality leadership roles with five-star resorts and hotels for brands including Rosewood and Ritz-Carlton.

Beyond her wide-ranging career in the industry, Melby is a registered massage therapist in Texas, holds a Project Management Professional certification, has a Project Management Certification from Cornell University, is an LCAM (Florida Community Association Manager) and is a certified ISPA spa supervisor.

She has degrees in Political Science and International Relations from the University of California and is fluent in four languages.
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QC New York to unveil 15,000sq ft multimillion-dollar expansion in July
QC New York, a luxury Italian day spa on Governors Island, will expand its offering this July by adding an extra 15,000sq ft of space. This new area will feature sensory saunas, waterfalls, a salt room, an ice room, a lavender room, a 142-seat bistro and a waterbed relaxation room.
Wellness real estate market booming – forecast to reach $913bn by 2028, reports GWI
The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has released promising new research on the wellness real estate market at its third-annual Wellness Real Estate & Communities Symposium in Manhattan.
Banyan Group appoints Paul Hawco to spearhead wellness strategy
Paul Hawco, a seasoned figure in the international wellness industry, has assumed the role of executive director – integrated wellbeing at independent, hospitality group Banyan Group.
Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee, unveils new-look lakeside destination spa
The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee in the southeastern US state of Georgia is celebrating a new milestone after unveiling its newly renovated 27,000sq ft destination spa.
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18-22 May 2024

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The Ravenala Attitude Hotel, Mauritius
23-24 May 2024

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