Latest
issue
GET SPA BUSINESS
magazine
Yes! Send me the FREE digital editions of Spa Business and Spa Business insider magazines and the FREE weekly Spa Business and Spa Business insider ezines and breaking news alerts!
Not right now, thanksclose this window
Uniting the world of spa & wellness
Get Spa Business and Spa Business insider digital magazines FREE
Sign up here ▸
News   Features   Products   Company profilesProfiles   Magazine   Handbook   Advertise    Subscribe  
NEWS
WTS International lands Gurney's Montauk Resort spa contract
POSTED 23 Feb 2015 . BY Jak Phillips
Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa is a famous full-service resort in the Hamptons
Global spa consultancy and management firm WTS International (WTS) is to lead the refurbishment of the spa at the Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa in Montauk, Long Island, US. It will also take over the management of the resort’s spa and wellbeing facilities from 1 April.

Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa – a pioneer in the US spa market – is a premier full-service resort in the Hamptons, featuring the only ocean-fed seawater pool and authentic thalassotherapy centre in the Continental US. This uses water drawn directly from the sea off Montauk, which is then sand-filtered and warmed before use.

All the resort’s wellness facilities will be upgraded during the refurbishment, including the spa, fitness centre and swimming pool. The work will be done in two phases. The first – to be completed before the travel season begins on Memorial Day 2015 (25 May) – will involve light upgrades to the spa, salon and retail spaces. The second phase, which has been scheduled for 2016, will involve the renovation of the entire wellbeing space.

“WTS has both the extensive industry knowledge and the experience to deliver our vision of an impeccable destination spa,” said George Filopoulos, president at Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa. “The team at WTS will play a vital role in providing a new creative direction, to match the continued evolution of the Gurney’s brand.

“The Seawater Spa is at the core of the Gurney’s Montauk experience,” he continued, “This next chapter will serve to further elevate its unique offering to firmly re-establish the resort as a leader in the wellness realm.”

The refurbishment is timely, as it coincides with the 90th anniversary – in 2016 – of the opening of Gurney’s as a hotel.

Susie Hammer, vice president of spa operations at WTS, said: “We’re conducting market analyses, implementing marketing strategies and working on staffing and training requirements.” WTS will also re-launch the resort’s spa membership programme.

Hammer continued: “Our immediate focus is on enhancing guest services – we’re also reviewing the retail and merchandising process, developing fitness and outdoor adventure activities, creating a new spa café menu and reviewing the treatment menu.”

Kim Matheson, senior vice president at WTS, confirmed that although the treatment menu is being updated, WTS will continue to work with the same vendor partners – Aromatherapy Associates, Moroccan Oil and the marine-based Phytomer and Spa Technologies. Matheson said: “The new Seawater Spa and Wellness Menu will embrace traditional classics, as well as fresh interpretations which are fuelled by results and technology.”

The 30-treatment room spa has four couples’ and seawater ritual suites, as well as a nap room and relaxation rooms for men and women. It also boasts four Swiss showers, a gym with a wave-crashing view of the beach, a movement studio, plus a Finnish-style rock sauna and spacious steamroom.

To learn more about WTS International, visit the company website.
RELATED STORIES
  WTS International appoints industry expert as VP Asia Pacific


WTS International (WTS), the global spa consultancy and management firm, has appointed Lily Tan as vice president, Asia Pacific, where she will oversee development and operations for WTS Asia.
  WTS International teams up with hair experts Paul Labrecque


Global spa and leisure consultancy WTS International has teamed up with luxury hair care brand Paul Labrecque (PLB) to provide customers of spas in five-star destinations with expert hair treatments.
  Kim Matheson joins WTS as senior vice president


Global spa consultancy and contract operator, WTS International (WTS), has appointed Kim Matheson as senior vice president.
  Alfredo Carvajal joins Delos from WTS International


Alfredo Carvajal has been appointed president of International and Signature Programs for Delos, the US-based company behind the Well Building Standard® (see Spa Business 14/1 p36).
MORE NEWS
Vogue hand-picks 100 of the world’s best spas to curate Global Spa Guide
Conde Nast’s iconic fashion and lifestyle publication Vogue has created a list of 100 of the world's leading spas, known as the Global Spa Guide.
Good Spa Guide report reveals diverse spa preferences and spending habits across age groups
Results are in for the latest Good Spa Guide (GSG) consumer survey, with this year's findings categorised into five life stages to better understand different people’s priorities when visiting spas.
Global Wellness Summit 2024 to make waves in Scotland with theme “A Watershed Moment for Wellness”
The 2024 Global Wellness Summit (GWS) is set to make a splash in Scotland from 4-7 November, with the theme “A Watershed Moment for Wellness”.
Influencer Anna Lewandowska reveals plans for a new 'wellness paradise' called Edan Studios in Barcelona
Fitness influencer and karate champion, Anna Lewandowska, has announced the launch of a multi-concept boutique in Barcelona called Edan Studios based on HIIT, Pilates and dance.
+ More news   
LATEST JOBS
Chief Executive
Pendle Leisure Trust
Salary: £Competitive + fabulous benefits package
Job location: Nelson, Lancashire , United Kingdom
+ More jobs  

FEATURED SUPPLIERS

bbspa_Group's Gabriella Francia talks balancing tradition and tech in spas
For Gabriella Francia, co-founder of bbspa_Group and training manager, the powerful touch of a massage is the stand-out element that makes a spa experience truly unique. [more...]

Discover Comfort Zone’s Stand For Regeneration campaign
Comfort Zone's latest initiative, the Stand for Regeneration campaign, consolidates its position as a pioneer in the cosmetics business. [more...]
+ More featured suppliers  
COMPANY PROFILES
Zenoti

Zenoti addresses every facet of running a spa, from crafting an exceptional client experience and [more...]
Immunocologie® Skincare

As a cancer survivor, I started Immunocologie to promote skin health, and to do that, I made sure ev [more...]
+ More profiles  
CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  

DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

22-22 Jun 2024

World Bathing Day

Worldwide,
22-24 Jun 2024

IECSC Las Vegas

Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, United States
+ More diary  
 
ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
LEISURE MEDIA HANDBOOKS
LEISURE MEDIA WEBSITES
LEISURE MEDIA PRODUCT SEARCH
 
SPA BUSINESS
SPA OPPORTUNITIES
SPA BUSINESS HANDBOOK
PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS
ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media
Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2024
Uniting the world of spa & wellness
Get Spa Business and Spa Business insider digital magazines FREE
Sign up here ▸
News   Products   Magazine   Subscribe
NEWS
WTS International lands Gurney's Montauk Resort spa contract
POSTED 23 Feb 2015 . BY Jak Phillips
Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa is a famous full-service resort in the Hamptons
Global spa consultancy and management firm WTS International (WTS) is to lead the refurbishment of the spa at the Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa in Montauk, Long Island, US. It will also take over the management of the resort’s spa and wellbeing facilities from 1 April.

Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa – a pioneer in the US spa market – is a premier full-service resort in the Hamptons, featuring the only ocean-fed seawater pool and authentic thalassotherapy centre in the Continental US. This uses water drawn directly from the sea off Montauk, which is then sand-filtered and warmed before use.

All the resort’s wellness facilities will be upgraded during the refurbishment, including the spa, fitness centre and swimming pool. The work will be done in two phases. The first – to be completed before the travel season begins on Memorial Day 2015 (25 May) – will involve light upgrades to the spa, salon and retail spaces. The second phase, which has been scheduled for 2016, will involve the renovation of the entire wellbeing space.

“WTS has both the extensive industry knowledge and the experience to deliver our vision of an impeccable destination spa,” said George Filopoulos, president at Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa. “The team at WTS will play a vital role in providing a new creative direction, to match the continued evolution of the Gurney’s brand.

“The Seawater Spa is at the core of the Gurney’s Montauk experience,” he continued, “This next chapter will serve to further elevate its unique offering to firmly re-establish the resort as a leader in the wellness realm.”

The refurbishment is timely, as it coincides with the 90th anniversary – in 2016 – of the opening of Gurney’s as a hotel.

Susie Hammer, vice president of spa operations at WTS, said: “We’re conducting market analyses, implementing marketing strategies and working on staffing and training requirements.” WTS will also re-launch the resort’s spa membership programme.

Hammer continued: “Our immediate focus is on enhancing guest services – we’re also reviewing the retail and merchandising process, developing fitness and outdoor adventure activities, creating a new spa café menu and reviewing the treatment menu.”

Kim Matheson, senior vice president at WTS, confirmed that although the treatment menu is being updated, WTS will continue to work with the same vendor partners – Aromatherapy Associates, Moroccan Oil and the marine-based Phytomer and Spa Technologies. Matheson said: “The new Seawater Spa and Wellness Menu will embrace traditional classics, as well as fresh interpretations which are fuelled by results and technology.”

The 30-treatment room spa has four couples’ and seawater ritual suites, as well as a nap room and relaxation rooms for men and women. It also boasts four Swiss showers, a gym with a wave-crashing view of the beach, a movement studio, plus a Finnish-style rock sauna and spacious steamroom.

To learn more about WTS International, visit the company website.
RELATED STORIES
WTS International appoints industry expert as VP Asia Pacific


WTS International (WTS), the global spa consultancy and management firm, has appointed Lily Tan as vice president, Asia Pacific, where she will oversee development and operations for WTS Asia.
WTS International teams up with hair experts Paul Labrecque


Global spa and leisure consultancy WTS International has teamed up with luxury hair care brand Paul Labrecque (PLB) to provide customers of spas in five-star destinations with expert hair treatments.
Kim Matheson joins WTS as senior vice president


Global spa consultancy and contract operator, WTS International (WTS), has appointed Kim Matheson as senior vice president.
Alfredo Carvajal joins Delos from WTS International


Alfredo Carvajal has been appointed president of International and Signature Programs for Delos, the US-based company behind the Well Building Standard® (see Spa Business 14/1 p36).
MORE NEWS
Vogue hand-picks 100 of the world’s best spas to curate Global Spa Guide
Conde Nast’s iconic fashion and lifestyle publication Vogue has created a list of 100 of the world's leading spas, known as the Global Spa Guide.
Good Spa Guide report reveals diverse spa preferences and spending habits across age groups
Results are in for the latest Good Spa Guide (GSG) consumer survey, with this year's findings categorised into five life stages to better understand different people’s priorities when visiting spas.
Global Wellness Summit 2024 to make waves in Scotland with theme “A Watershed Moment for Wellness”
The 2024 Global Wellness Summit (GWS) is set to make a splash in Scotland from 4-7 November, with the theme “A Watershed Moment for Wellness”.
Influencer Anna Lewandowska reveals plans for a new 'wellness paradise' called Edan Studios in Barcelona
Fitness influencer and karate champion, Anna Lewandowska, has announced the launch of a multi-concept boutique in Barcelona called Edan Studios based on HIIT, Pilates and dance.
Luxury 20-treatment-room spa launches in Türkiye at Maxx Royal Bodrum Resort
Turkish hospitality group Maxx Royal Resorts has launched a new upscale coastal retreat on Türkiye's Bodrum peninsula, complete with a large 4,500sq m destination spa.
Victoria Brownlie recognised with MBE for services to beauty and personal care industry
Victoria Brownlie, the British Beauty Council’s chief of policy and sustainability, has been named in King Charles’ Birthday Honours 2024 for her services to the UK’s beauty and personal care industry.
+ More news   
 
FEATURED SUPPLIERS

bbspa_Group's Gabriella Francia talks balancing tradition and tech in spas
For Gabriella Francia, co-founder of bbspa_Group and training manager, the powerful touch of a massage is the stand-out element that makes a spa experience truly unique. [more...]

Discover Comfort Zone’s Stand For Regeneration campaign
Comfort Zone's latest initiative, the Stand for Regeneration campaign, consolidates its position as a pioneer in the cosmetics business. [more...]
+ More featured suppliers  
COMPANY PROFILES
Zenoti

Zenoti addresses every facet of running a spa, from crafting an exceptional client experience and [more...]
+ More profiles  
CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  

DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

22-22 Jun 2024

World Bathing Day

Worldwide,
22-24 Jun 2024

IECSC Las Vegas

Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, United States
+ More diary  
 


ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media
Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2024

ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
LEISURE MEDIA HANDBOOKS
LEISURE MEDIA WEBSITES
LEISURE MEDIA PRODUCT SEARCH
PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS