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Susie Ellis, Belgin Aksoy and Michael Roizen head up GWS' all-new podcast season

20 Jun 2022
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has kicked off the sixth season of its wellness podcast which has recently been renamed Global Wellness Conversations (GWC). [read more]
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has kicked off the sixth ... [read more]

New Deloitte report finds the health and fitness sector contributes up to US$91.22bn a year to global GDP

22 Jun 2022
A new report by Deloitte, outlining the social and economic value of the global health and fitness industry, has been released by The Global Health & Fitness Alliance (GHFA), in collaboration with IHRSA. [read more]
A new report by Deloitte, outlining the social and economic ... [read more]

Jacqueline Berry steps up to group director of spa and wellbeing at Miraval

23 Jun 2022
Industry veteran Jacqueline Berry has been appointed group director of spa and wellbeing at Miraval. She will oversee the company's Life in Balance spas at Miraval Arizona, Miraval Austin and Miraval Berkshires. [read more]
Industry veteran Jacqueline Berry has been appointed group director of ... [read more]

Rosewood set to make Venetian debut following restoration of Hotel Bauer

20 Jun 2022
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts is continuing its strategic global growth plan and will open its first property in Venice, Italy, in 2025. [read more]
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts is continuing its strategic global growth ... [read more]

Tuscan wine country inspires Hotel Le Fontanelle’s new nature-centric wellness sanctuary

20 Jun 2022
A new spa and wellness retreat has launched at The Fontanelle Estate in Tuscany, a countryside property nestled among the rolling hills and vineyards of Italy’s Chianti wine region. [read more]
A new spa and wellness retreat has launched at The ... [read more]

Mandarin Oriental launching first alpine resort in Cortina, Italy, in 2025

15 Jun 2022
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group (MOHG) has signed a long term management agreement with Attestor Limited to rebrand and manage Hotel Cristallo in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy. [read more]
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group (MOHG) has signed a long term ... [read more]

Stefan Szirucsek named chair of Great Spa Towns of Europe

16 Jun 2022
Newly-formed industry body The Great Spa Towns of Europe association has appointed Stefan Szirucsek as its new board chair. [read more]
Newly-formed industry body The Great Spa Towns of Europe association ... [read more]

Whoop pushes deeper into corporate wellbeing

09 Jun 2022
Connected performance wearable company Whoop has launched Whoop Unite for businesses. [read more]
Connected performance wearable company Whoop has launched Whoop Unite for ... [read more]

Wellness drives record TRevPAR results thanks to pandemic, reports RLA Global

13 Jun 2022
Hotels with wellness revenues exceeding US$1m generated 126 per cent more in total revenue per available room (TRevPAR) in 2021 than those with wellness revenues of less than US$1m, according to the latest Wellness Real Estate Report by RLA Global*. [read more]
Hotels with wellness revenues exceeding US$1m generated 126 per cent ... [read more]

European wellness industry gathers in Paris for the 14th Forum HOTel&SPA

10 Jun 2022
After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the 14th annual HOTel&SPA event returned last week, bringing together top hospitality and spa executives from across Europe and beyond for a day of talks and networking. [read more]
After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the 14th ... [read more]

Nobu to grow Spanish footprint with new hotel and spa in Madrid

09 Jun 2022
Global lifestyle brand Nobu Hospitality, founded by Robert De Niro, Nobu Matsuhisa and Meir Teper, has announced plans to open its fifth Spanish destination in Madrid. [read more]
Global lifestyle brand Nobu Hospitality, founded by Robert De Niro, ... [read more]

Lanserhof Sylt opens after five-year-project costing more than €120m

09 Jun 2022
Medical spa brand, Lanserhof Group, has welcomed the first guests to its all-new coastal health resort on the German island of Sylt. [read more]
Medical spa brand, Lanserhof Group, has welcomed the first guests ... [read more]

Grotta Giusti reopens spa and ancient thermal caves following extensive renovation

08 Jun 2022
Italian destination spa and resort Grotta Giusti Thermal Spa Resort in Tuscany has begun a new chapter after the completion of a two-year-long resort-wide refurbishment. [read more]
Italian destination spa and resort Grotta Giusti Thermal Spa Resort ... [read more]

Paris hotel unveils luxury NFTs to combat plastic waste and engage eco-conscious guests

01 Jun 2022
A boutique Parisian hotel named Hotel Lancaster has partnered with plastic recovery marketplace Plastiks to launch a range of NFTs (non-fungible tokens). [read more]
A boutique Parisian hotel named Hotel Lancaster has partnered with ... [read more]

Vana aligns with Six Senses with aims to become world’s most iconic wellness retreat

01 Jun 2022
Established Indian destination spa and retreat Vana has been taken over by global hotel group Six Senses. The property in Dehradun, India, has since been renamed Six Senses Vana. [read more]
Established Indian destination spa and retreat Vana has been taken ... [read more]

Countdown kicks off for Global Wellness Day 2022 this June

30 May 2022
Saturday 11 June 2022 will mark the 11th anniversary of Global Wellness Day (GWD), an annual event hosted to emphasise the importance of wellness and taking care of health and wellbeing. [read more]
Saturday 11 June 2022 will mark the 11th anniversary of ... [read more]

New ISPA research shines spotlight on consumers' spa habits and concerns

27 May 2022
The International Spa Association (ISPA) Foundation has released the 11th volume of its Consumer Snapshot initiative titled New Era, New Consumer. [read more]
The International Spa Association (ISPA) Foundation has released the 11th ... [read more]

GSN Planet develops app to help spas monitor and improve sustainability credentials

25 May 2022
Spa teams can now measure and improve their sustainability credentials following the launch of Green Spa Network (GSN) Planet’s new sustainability calculator. [read more]
Spa teams can now measure and improve their sustainability credentials ... [read more]

Fairmont signals entry into Japan with plans for urban retreat in Tokyo

24 May 2022
Hospitality giant Accor and Japan-based real estate company Nomura Real Estate Development have unveiled plans to open a Fairmont property in Tokyo in 2025. [read more]
Hospitality giant Accor and Japan-based real estate company Nomura Real ... [read more]

Studio Apostoli brings the outdoors in for nature-centric spa project in Hudson Valley

24 May 2022
International spa and wellness design firm Studio Apostoli is realising a new private members’ spa in New York’s verdant Hudson Valley. [read more]
International spa and wellness design firm Studio Apostoli is realising ... [read more]
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