Articles tagged “spa”

Six Senses Hotels to Build Its Own Brand Within IHG: Don’t Expect Spas Across Portfolio

Six Senses Hotels to Build Its Own Brand Within IHG: Don’t Expect Spas Across Portfolio

Raini Hamdi, Skift

The wellness market is huge, but InterContinental Hotels Group hasn't had a finger in it. Watch that change as it leverages the Six Senses acquisition for spa concepts for its brands.

4 weeks ago

How Wellness Hospitality Brands Can Succeed Amid Big-City Chaos

How Wellness Hospitality Brands Can Succeed Amid Big-City Chaos

Laura Powell, Skift

Wellness hospitality brands known for their idyllic locations are heading to New York City. Will the temptation of taking a bite out of the Big Apple prove a brand benefit or drawback?

8 months ago

The Rise of Luxury Wellness Tourism in Africa

The Rise of Luxury Wellness Tourism in Africa

Samantha Shankman, Skift

An expanding definition of wellness experiences that includes self-actualization and adventure as much as farm-fresh meals and sophisticated spa treatments is positioning African destinations and operators to become the next leaders in the luxury wellness travel market.

1 year ago

Cruise Wellness Company One Spa World Could Be For Sale

Cruise Wellness Company One Spa World Could Be For Sale

Melissa Mittelman and Kiel Porter, Bloomberg

Spa treatments on cruise ships and resorts are big business, as shown by the potential $1 billion price tag for One Spa World. What would a new owner mean for the brand — and for all its partners?

1 year ago

5 Trends Shaping the Future of Luxury Travel

5 Trends Shaping the Future of Luxury Travel

Laura Powell, Skift

There are so many forecasts about the future of luxury travel, yet most track the same trends. Here's Sabre Corporation's take on what's next.

2 years ago

Business Meetings Turn to Spas and Wellness Resorts for Manicures and Team-Building

Business Meetings Turn to Spas and Wellness Resorts for Manicures and Team-Building

Beth J. Harpaz, Associated Press

Team off-sites can do wonders for setting a company's goals on the right track and the perks of a spa never hurt the opportunity to get in that mindset.

3 years ago

The Evolution of the Spa and Wellness Vacation

The Evolution of the Spa and Wellness Vacation

Lucy Maher, Skift

The original digital detox break gains in importance as travelers look for more ways to unplug and reconnect.

4 years ago

The Top Wellness Trends of 2015

The Top Wellness Trends of 2015

Rafat Ali, Skift

"Cannabis Goes To Spa", “Wellness Traditions from the Islamic World” and “Forest Bathing” certainly an unusual collection of trends in the wellness sector, well worth reading.

4 years ago

The differences between European, U.S. and Asian spas

Rafat Ali, Skift

As spas become bigger part of decision making for hotel consumers on the higher end, the cultural differences have to be taken into account by global hotel chains.

6 years ago

The hotel spa industry well on way to recovery as it learns to diversify

The hotel spa industry well on way to recovery as it learns to diversify

The growth of ancillary revenues in all sectors of travel also means hotels are beginning to look at spas as bigger sources of revenues going ahead.

6 years ago

Spa expert reveals the eight most annoying things about hotel spas

Lisa Johnson, The Daily Telegraph

Every hotel wants to offer a spa, but not all of them know how to offer a consistent experience. Johnson's list should be taped to the break room wall.

7 years ago

Spa-rty, the new trend in spa world

Beth J. Harpaz, Associated Press

Now that you know, where's the spa-rty at?

7 years ago