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Jean-Guy de Gabriac collaborates with Four Seasons spa staff on new treatment

17 Jan 2018
The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills has introduced a signature massage created in collaboration with six top therapists and consultant Jean-Guy de Gabriac. [read more]
The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly ... [read more]

Business management course launched for Irish spa industry

16 Jan 2018
Spa Business School has joined forces with spa consultant Peigin Crowley to provide a business management programme designed specifically for the Irish spa market. [read more]
Spa Business School has joined forces with spa consultant Peigin ... [read more]

Human resource under the microscope at APSWC roundtable

15 Jan 2018
Human resource has been revealed as the theme for this year's Asia Pacific Spa & Wellness Coalition's (APSWC) roundtable, to be held in Singapore from 15 to 16 March. [read more]
Human resource has been revealed as the theme for this ... [read more]

Hutchinson Consulting announces new leadership and expands services

04 Jan 2018
Michael Tompkins will head up a new leadership team at Hutchinson Consulting after Bill Hutchinson announced his retirement following 25 years in hospitality recruitment. [read more]
Michael Tompkins will head up a new leadership team at ... [read more]

Joanne Berry launches spa and wellness training company

04 Jan 2018
Industry veteran Joanne Berry has launched The Wellness Education Hub, a training and events company serving the global spa and wellness sector. [read more]
Industry veteran Joanne Berry has launched The Wellness Education Hub, ... [read more]

Corinthia Hotels appoints wellbeing director for staff

20 Dec 2017
Luxury hotel group Corinthia Hotels has appointed a director of learning, development and wellbeing, as part of a strategy to improve retention and staff happiness. [read more]
Luxury hotel group Corinthia Hotels has appointed a director of ... [read more]

Massage Envy unveils plan to improve customer safety after sexual assault allegations

07 Dec 2017
US franchisor Massage Envy has launched a plan called ‘A Commitment to Safety’ in the wake of allegations of sexual assault at its spas. [read more]
US franchisor Massage Envy has launched a plan called ‘A ... [read more]

Universal Companies partners with educator Anne Bramham

21 Nov 2017
US-based supplier Universal Companies has partnered with consultant, educator and founder of the Advanced Spa Therapy Education and Certification Council (ASTECC) Anne Bramham. [read more]
US-based supplier Universal Companies has partnered with consultant, educator and ... [read more]

ISPA launches campaign to highlight spa industry as career option

20 Nov 2017
The International Spa Association (ISPA) has launched its Get Your Dream Job campaign, designed to “elevate and celebrate careers in the spa industry”. [read more]
The International Spa Association (ISPA) has launched its Get Your ... [read more]

Product houses team up with wellness training provider

17 Nov 2017
A string of product houses have signed a partnership deal with spa and wellness training specialist The Training Room. [read more]
A string of product houses have signed a partnership deal ... [read more]

Exclusive: Details for Peninsula Hot Springs expansion revealed

30 Oct 2017
Australia’s Peninsula Hot Springs (PHS) is planning a major expansion focused on story- driven experiences including an open-air amphitheatre with seven pools and seating for 700 people, Spa Opportunities can reveal. [read more]
Australia’s Peninsula Hot Springs (PHS) is planning a major expansion ... [read more]

Australian workplace wellness course launched

20 Oct 2017
Entrepreneur Angela Derks has launched The Australasian Sustainable Wellness Academy (ASWA), with enrolments now open for the first-ever Australian course of its type. [read more]
Entrepreneur Angela Derks has launched The Australasian Sustainable Wellness Academy ... [read more]

Macdonald Hotels teams up with Elemis to launch ‘career plan’ for staff

05 Sep 2017
UK-based independent hotel group Macdonald Hotels & Resorts is continuing the investment in its wellness offering with the launch of a career pathway for its spa staff. [read more]
UK-based independent hotel group Macdonald Hotels & Resorts is continuing ... [read more]

International Beauty Day set for 9 September

25 Aug 2017
International beauty and spa therapy standard setter CIDESCO has deemed Saturday, 9 September International Beauty Day and aims to celebrate inner and outer beauty around the world and raise awareness for the importance of the beauty industry as a whole. [read more]
International beauty and spa therapy standard setter CIDESCO has deemed ... [read more]

Spa Business Education teams up with Joanneum university for spa MBA course

17 Jul 2017
Spa Business Education (SBE), part of spa consultancy Raison d'Etre, has secured an educational partnership with the Joanneum University of Applied Sciences in Austria. [read more]
Spa Business Education (SBE), part of spa consultancy Raison d'Etre, ... [read more]

Cornell develops new health, hospitality and design programme

12 Jul 2017
The Cornell Institute for Health Futures (CIHF) – an academic centre within New York’s Cornell University – has received a grant to support the creation of an undergraduate minor in Health, Hospitality and Design. The programme is reported to be the first university programme in the US to combine those three disciplines. [read more]
The Cornell Institute for Health Futures (CIHF) – an academic ... [read more]

Five online courses launched by Raison d’Etre’s educational arm

23 May 2017
Spa Business Education – the educational arm of the Raison d’Etre Group – has launched five new training courses for professionals in the spa, beauty and fitness sector. [read more]
Spa Business Education – the educational arm of the Raison ... [read more]

Panel asks: What makes an effective spa leader?

28 Feb 2017
Leading and empowering teams is a complex effort, but effective communication, flexibility, trust and simply showing up are some of the most important aspects, according to a panel of spa leaders at the World Spa & Wellness Conference in London. [read more]
Leading and empowering teams is a complex effort, but effective ... [read more]

Digital will continue to disrupt our industry, says Tompkins

28 Feb 2017
The digital space is creating massive change and new challenges in the spa industry, according to Michael Tompkins, executive recruiter for Hutchinson Consulting and past chair of ISPA, who spoke on a panel yesterday at the World Spa & Wellness Convention in London. [read more]
The digital space is creating massive change and new challenges ... [read more]

New London college will train the beauty stars of the future

12 Jan 2017
Offering a selection of new courses to develop and nurture the next generation of beauty talent, Champneys Beauty College in Holborn, central London, is now open. [read more]
Offering a selection of new courses to develop and nurture ... [read more]
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