Just finished our New York media event and a well-attended webinar announcing the new Top 10 SpaFinder Wellness Trends Forecast for 2013.
These resort spas & treatments are out of this world.
Who doesn’t love a good story? Rachel Shechtman, founder of the NYC’s STORY, seeks to share a new “tale” each month by switching up the concept in her 2,000-square-foot retail shop. Find out why we’re just loving this month’s theme!
Here is the future. Medical = drugs/surgery = expensive. Wellness = prevention = less expensive. While a visit to spa and wellness destinations may not magically turn someone from unhealthy to healthy, they can help people change directions.
Spa Trends 2012 Revisited: Vibration, Sound, Music, Light & Color Therapies: Grade “A” for us, Grade “F” for …”
One sign that this emphasis on senses is a trend (not that I think this is a good sign) is how often spas and brands are using the term “sense” in their name.
“Hot” is the spa world’s age-old weapon to make people relax, sweat, detoxify and draw blood to the surface. But now spas are bravely stepping out into the cold.
Spa Trends 2012 Revisited: Spas Go for the “Wow” (Grade A- because we could have seen more creative “wows.”)
Take a look at the bold design elements at the Atomic Spa Suisse, or “bubble spa,” in the Boscolo Milano hotel (Italy), where wild, LED-illuminated mirror bubbles rise to the top of the interiors of the treatment rooms, sauna and baths, like a frothing glass of champagne.
Spa Trends 2012 Revisted: Spa Evidence – Showing the Science Behind Spa (Grade “A” for right on prediction!)
Another new study finds that of the 41 million Americans that use mind-body therapies like yoga or tai chi, 6.4 million are now doing them because they were “prescribed” by their medical provider.
The coaching trend is a serious and welcome one for the global spa industry, and could ultimately prove the key to making the spa that true “third place” for many.
Kid-specific spas are on the rise, whether it’s the “Scoops Kids Spas” at ten Great Wolf resort locations, Florida’s “Nickelodeon Suites” and Keylime Cove, or numerous day spas like Connecticut’s “Sundae Spa”.
In honor of National Healthy Skin Month, we’re busting the lid on an in-spa service that you can and should do at home, too!
This month, we’re spotlighting the beautiful AYANA Resort and Spa, Indonesia, for its immersion in community outreach.
Love living the green life, from the products you use to the spas you visit? Check out the 11 spa and product companies that were honored at Green Spa Network’s first-ever Sustainability Awards!
Hi Everyone, Am sharing with you this Weekender that was sent out a while back. It is about the book, Imagine, that seemed a perfect fit with our focus on Innovation through Imagination. Indeed it was. Sadly however, the author, Jonah Lehrer, was discovered to have been guilty of plagiarism and attributing quotations inappropriately. He […]