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Vogue hand-picks 100 of the world’s best spas to curate Global Spa Guide

21 Jun 2024
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. [read more]
Conde Nast’s iconic fashion and lifestyle publication Vogue has created ... [read more]

Global Wellness Summit 2024 to make waves in Scotland with theme “A Watershed Moment for Wellness”

21 Jun 2024
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”. [read more]
The 2024 Global Wellness Summit (GWS) is set to make ... [read more]

Influencer Anna Lewandowska reveals plans for a new 'wellness paradise' called Edan Studios in Barcelona

27 Mar 2024
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. [read more]
Fitness influencer and karate champion, Anna Lewandowska, has announced the ... [read more]

Japan's first Blue Zones longevity retreat to launch at Halekulani Okinawa

18 Jun 2024
A new retreat focused on helping people lead longer, happier lives is launching on the Japanese island of Okinawa. [read more]
A new retreat focused on helping people lead longer, happier ... [read more]

One&Only’s new oceanfront spa in Greece offers treatments inspired by Greek mythology and Ayurveda

18 Jun 2024
One&Only Resorts has introduced a new three-storey spa on the picturesque Greek island of Kéa, located at its recently launched oceanfront property, One&Only Kéa Island Resort and Private Homes. [read more]
One&Only Resorts has introduced a new three-storey spa on the ... [read more]

RLA Global: Wellness hotels experience positive growth trend globally in 2023

14 Jun 2024
Hotels incorporating wellness amenities experienced a significant boost in Total Revenue per Available Room (TRevPAR) in 2023, according to the latest Wellness Real Estate Report by RLA Global, produced in partnership with P&L benchmarking firm HotStats. [read more]
Hotels incorporating wellness amenities experienced a significant boost in Total ... [read more]

World leaders gather at luxury Italian wellness retreat Borgo Egnazia for G7 Summit

13 Jun 2024
The 2024 G7 Summit is now underway at a destination spa resort in Puglia, Italy, with leaders from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and the US convening to address some of the world’s most urgent issues. [read more]
The 2024 G7 Summit is now underway at a destination ... [read more]

Minor devises new medi-wellness concept for Anantara, debuting in Phuket in Q3

13 Jun 2024
Minor Hotels CEO Dillip Rajakarier has unveiled plans to introduce an innovative medi-wellness concept to the group's Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spas brand, with ambitions to expand the concept to additional resorts in the future. [read more]
Minor Hotels CEO Dillip Rajakarier has unveiled plans to introduce ... [read more]

Global Wellness Day 2024 shatters records as 1 billion people unite for wellness and nature

10 Jun 2024
Global Wellness Day (GWD) marked its 13th anniversary on Saturday, 8 June and was reportedly celebrated by a record-breaking 1 billion people worldwide, making it the most successful year yet. [read more]
Global Wellness Day (GWD) marked its 13th anniversary on Saturday, ... [read more]

Deepak Chopra-backed wellness resort Ameyalli to open among historic Utah hot springs

07 Jun 2024
Wellness industry figure Deepak Chopra is co-developing a new wellness community and resort focused on wellbeing and longevity in Utah’s Heber Valley, centred around natural geothermal springs. [read more]
Wellness industry figure Deepak Chopra is co-developing a new wellness ... [read more]

EU funds Great Spa Towns of Europe youth project to foster intercultural dialogue among spa towns

04 Jun 2024
The Great Spa Towns of Europe (GSTE) has announced the successful approval of its funding application under the European Town Twinning Programme. This funding will support a year- long project named INTERSPACE, aimed at fostering intercultural dialogue among communities within the GSTE network. [read more]
The Great Spa Towns of Europe (GSTE) has announced the ... [read more]

Ritz-Carlton Reserve to land in South America with tropical retreat in Rio de Janeiro

23 May 2024
Marriott is set to bolster its exclusive Ritz-Carlton Reserve portfolio with a brand new property in South America in Costa do Sol, Rio de Janeiro. [read more]
Marriott is set to bolster its exclusive Ritz-Carlton Reserve portfolio ... [read more]

Banyan Tree to debut in Caribbean with Oppenheim-designed island retreat

30 May 2024
Developer Rockwell Island Development Group (RIDGE) has appointed five-star, global hospitality brand Banyan Tree to manage its new luxury island retreat in Bimini in the Bahamas. [read more]
Developer Rockwell Island Development Group (RIDGE) has appointed five-star, global ... [read more]

GWI unveils latest edition of Hydrothermal Spa & Wellness Development Standards to elevate industry practices

28 May 2024
The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has published the fourth edition of the Guide to Hydrothermal Spa & Wellness Development Standards. [read more]
The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has published the fourth edition ... [read more]

Evian Spa makes Middle Eastern debut, crowning top floor of luxury Bentley Tower

24 May 2024
Evian Spa, the spa and wellness brand inspired by the premium mineral water brand, has arrived in Doha, marking its inaugural Middle Eastern location and fifth global destination. [read more]
Evian Spa, the spa and wellness brand inspired by the ... [read more]

Connection, creativity and nature inspire Arizona’s upcoming desert wellness sanctuary Align

23 May 2024
A new nature-inspired wellness destination called Align is coming to Tucson, spearheaded by brothers and local hospitality entrepreneurs Mark and Eric Erman. [read more]
A new nature-inspired wellness destination called Align is coming to ... [read more]

The Well names Zeev Sharon chief development officer and announces plans for Swiss debut

21 May 2024
Modern US wellness brand The Well has promoted Zeev Sharon, formerly VP of real estate, to chief development officer. [read more]
Modern US wellness brand The Well has promoted Zeev Sharon, ... [read more]

QC New York to unveil 15,000sq ft multimillion-dollar expansion in July

13 May 2024
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. [read more]
QC New York, a luxury Italian day spa on Governors ... [read more]

Wellness real estate market booming – forecast to reach $913bn by 2028, reports GWI

17 May 2024
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. [read more]
The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has released promising new research ... [read more]

Banyan Group appoints Paul Hawco to spearhead wellness strategy

14 May 2024
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. [read more]
Paul Hawco, a seasoned figure in the international wellness industry, ... [read more]
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