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Bill Bensley's creative spirit let loose with launch of own hotel brand

26 Sep 2017
Hospitality designer Bill Bensley has teamed up with Cambodian luxury boutique hotel group Shinta Mani to launch his own brand of hotels in the country, with two projects already in the pipeline. [read more]
Hospitality designer Bill Bensley has teamed up with Cambodian luxury ... [read more]

Ritz-Carlton opens Langkawi resort

25 Sep 2017
Ritz-Carlton has opened its second property in Malaysia, with the launch of an oceanfront resort in the tourist destination of Langkawi. [read more]
Ritz-Carlton has opened its second property in Malaysia, with the ... [read more]

L’Occitane debuts first cruise ship spa

22 Sep 2017
French skincare brand L’Occitane has opened its first cruise spa in Myanmar onboard the Sanctuary Ananda. [read more]
French skincare brand L’Occitane has opened its first cruise spa ... [read more]

Four Seasons hotel to open in Chinese port city

22 Sep 2017
One of China’s largest real estate developers has joined forces with hospitality company Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts to open a luxury property in the northeastern city of Dalian. [read more]
One of China’s largest real estate developers has joined forces ... [read more]

Diana Mestre creating nature-inspired Seed Spa for upcoming 1 Hotel Los Cabos

22 Sep 2017
Spa consultant Diana Mestre of Mestre & Mestre Spa and Wellness Consulting is creating a 12,000sq ft (1,115sq m) sunken spa for the upcoming 1 Hotel Los Cabos in Mexico. [read more]
Spa consultant Diana Mestre of Mestre & Mestre Spa and ... [read more]

Fusion opens 11,000sq m wellness spa at its sixth Vietnamese resort

21 Sep 2017
Wellness-focused hotel and resorts operator Fusion has opened a new property on the popular tourist island of Phu Quoc in Vietnam. [read more]
Wellness-focused hotel and resorts operator Fusion has opened a new ... [read more]

Adria Lake creates ‘21st century spa’ for Radisson Blu’s first Bali location

21 Sep 2017
Adria Lake of wellness and spa design company A.W. Lake Design has created a new Balinese spa for the Radisson Blu Uluwatu – the first Radisson Blu in Bali, which is set to open in December. [read more]
Adria Lake of wellness and spa design company A.W. Lake ... [read more]

Spa relief fund helps businesses affected by recent hurricanes

21 Sep 2017
The Salon and Spa Relief Fund has created a ‘Hurricanes Harvey and Irma 500 Challenge’ to raise funds for those affected by the recent storms. [read more]
The Salon and Spa Relief Fund has created a ‘Hurricanes ... [read more]

Disruptive technology and business models top agenda at Global Wellness Summit

21 Sep 2017
Disruptive technology and changing business models will dominate the agenda at this year’s Global Wellness Summit. [read more]
Disruptive technology and changing business models will dominate the agenda ... [read more]

ISPA’s 2018 board of directors and officers elected

20 Sep 2017
Three new board members have joined the International SPA Association’s (ISPA) board of directors and officers. [read more]
Three new board members have joined the International SPA Association’s ... [read more]

Alberto Apostoli-designed spa opens at Portopiccolo eco-resort

20 Sep 2017
A new luxury spa has opened at the Portopiccolo resort in Sistiana, Northern Italy. [read more]
A new luxury spa has opened at the Portopiccolo resort ... [read more]

Sweet! A Hershey’s day spa has opened in Pennsylvania

19 Sep 2017
Six exclusive dark chocolate treatments featuring ‘The great American chocolate bar’ are featured at a new day spa in Hershey, Pennsylvania, US. [read more]
Six exclusive dark chocolate treatments featuring ‘The great American chocolate ... [read more]

Anantara launches river spa experience at historic Zambian hotel

19 Sep 2017
Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas has expanded the wellness offering at the historic Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel with the opening of a luxurious new river spa experience. [read more]
Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas has expanded the wellness offering ... [read more]

Spa industry veteran Blake Feeney joins Living Earth Crafts

19 Sep 2017
Blake Feeney has been appointed vice president of business development for specialist spa equipment supplier Living Earth Crafts (LEC). [read more]
Blake Feeney has been appointed vice president of business development ... [read more]

Book4time makes it onto Profit 500 rankings in Canada

19 Sep 2017
Cloud-based spa software provider Book4Time has made it onto the Profit 500 list of Canada's fastest-growing companies. [read more]
Cloud-based spa software provider Book4Time has made it onto the ... [read more]

Gilad Lang appointed to drive ‘ethical growth’ for The Madison Collection

18 Sep 2017
Charmaine Lang, founder of Luxury linen manufacturer Madison Collection, has announced that her son Gilad Lang will step into the family business to help drive the company’s “ethical growth” globally. [read more]
Charmaine Lang, founder of Luxury linen manufacturer Madison Collection, has ... [read more]

Earthlite expands product portfolio with acquisition of Continuum Footspas

18 Sep 2017
California, US-based spa and massage equipment specialist Earhtlite has acquired Continuum Footspas, a manufacturer of premium pedicure products. [read more]
California, US-based spa and massage equipment specialist Earhtlite has acquired ... [read more]

Legendary Astir Palace to become first Four Seasons in Greece

18 Sep 2017
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, together with Astir Palace Vouliagmeni SA, will spend €100m ($US119m, £88m) to transform the Astir Palace into the Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens. [read more]
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, together with Astir Palace Vouliagmeni ... [read more]

Malaga’s “grande dame” hotel opens botanical spa by Sisley

18 Sep 2017
A new luxury spa has opened at the Gran Hotel Miramar in Malaga, Spain, as part of a €65m (US$78m, £57m) redevelopment of the historic property. [read more]
A new luxury spa has opened at the Gran Hotel ... [read more]

Mandarin Oriental to open in Beijing with traditional hutong hotel

15 Sep 2017
Mandarin Oriental will manage a luxury hotel project in the heart of Beijing, due to open in 2018, which will showcase traditional Chinese heritage and architecture. [read more]
Mandarin Oriental will manage a luxury hotel project in the ... [read more]
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