ispaThe International SPA Association (ISPA) has announced this year’s ISPA Innovate Award winners. The ISPA Innovate Awards celebrate ISPA members with creative solutions that were implemented in the last year.
This year garnered the most submissions since the inception of the award. Voting by the ISPA membership determined the winners.
“Innovation is the driving force behind growth in the spa industry,” said ISPA President Lynne McNees. “Recognizing the innovation that is occurring within ISPA’s membership will encourage and inspire future ideas.”
Enjoy Bio-Ultimate Lifting Facial at the Peninsula Spa
Published On: 2015-08-11
LockerRoomVanityA hidden gem adjacent to the hotel’s tranquil roof garden, The Peninsula Spa has long been known as the beauty destination for Hollywood’s elite. Go bespoke with The Peninsula range of tailor-made facials and massages.
Maintain the skin’s award-winning glow year-round with the new Bio-Ultimate Lifting Facial at The Peninsula Beverly Hills Spa. This spectacularly effective facial is designed to lift, tone and increase elasticity, all naturally, and with unprecedented results, in as little as one session.
The Bio-Ultimate Lifting Facial begins with gentle cleansing and is followed by an AHA peel. Lifting is then performed on the neck, eye, lip and cheek areas using the interactive micro-current system.
The treatment concludes with a luxurious face mask finished with a jade roller massage. Guests are encouraged to customize this revolutionary facial to better suit their skincare needs by requesting additional attention to any of the lifting areas.
Grand Millennium Dubai offers a half price promotion on health club membership
Published On: 2015-07-09
JASMINE SPAThe Grand Millennium Dubai has launched a special summer offer to help you continue your physical fitness routine despite the heat of the summer.
The five-star hotel, known in Dubai for its luxurious spa and wet facilities of high standards meeting all guests’ expectations, offers 50% discount on all types of membership at the Jasmine Spa Health Club.
Avail this membership offer, valid until August 31, 2015, to enjoy unrivalled facilities offered by the state-of-the-art gymnasium with temperature controlled outdoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi, Indoor Jacuzzi, Steam, Sauna and Ice fountain.
The Health Club facilities also include free access to separate male and female locker rooms, use of towels and access to the relaxation area.
Mr. Peter Mansourian, General Manager of Grand Millennium Dubai said, “Our membership offer gives you the opportunity to continue exercising in a pleasant atmosphere.
Also, the gymnasium will remain open from 6am to 11pm daily, giving you the flexibility to work out as per your schedule.”
Sea Sun Sand Resort & Spa joins variety hotels
Published On: 2015-07-08
downloadVariety Hotels, Thai based Hotel Management Company, has announced the addition of the Sea Sun Sand Resort & Spa to their portfolio this month, making it the group’s 4th hotel in Phuket. There are a total of 10 hotels and resorts nationwide, which are under variety’s management, in destinations including Bangkok, Hua Hin, Phuket, Koh Samui and Khao Lak.
Variety Hotels and Resorts take over the management of the Sea Sun Sand Resort & Spa, as from 1st July 2015.
Nestled on the quieter side of Patong Beach against a dramatic hillside, overlooking a breathtaking view of Patong Beach, the Sea Sun Sand resort offers 240 rooms comprised of 5 types, with outstanding amenities normally associated with four-star hotels
. The resort also boasts high-tech conference facilities catering from small meetings to up to 200 delegates.
And with a Spa to rival many top end hotels, the resort’s unusual and welcoming serenity is surprisingly only a pebble’s throw from the frenetic pace and colour of Patong’s shopping, eating and nightlife district.
As the group’s latest addition, Variety plans to improve even further several aspects of Sea Sun Sand Resort, as well as diversify the resort’s market segments and client base.
Innovative spa, fitness and grooming center at One&Only Palmilla
Published On: 2015-05-04
image001 (3)Long known as one of the world’s most exclusive ultra-luxury resorts, the iconic One&Only Palmilla resort reopened on 20 April 2015, introduces the most comprehensive integrated spa, beauty, men’s grooming and fitness centre in the Baja region.
The new centre includes the brand new beauty salon, OBO by Jonathan & George, as well as Barber & Blade, the new men’s grooming and shave studio, plus a completely new state-of-the-art Technogym fitness centre with a range of personal training, fitness and wellness programmes.
One&Only Spa also re-opens with an all-new menu, expanded retail experience and fresh juice bar.
The complete renovation of spaces and additional offerings provide what today’s guests are seeking in an ultra-luxury resort and underscores One&Only’s dedication to wellness which is a key focus of the brand and particularly of One&Only Palmilla.
Stay and Spa at Madinat Jumeirah
Published On: 2015-04-05
JumeirahMadinat Jumeirah, the Arabian Resort of Dubai, has launched a luxurious Stay & Spa experience, inviting guests for the ultimate pampering holiday with privileged access to the resort’s award-winning Talise Spa.
Carefully designed to offer guests a true escape from the hectic pace of daily life, the Stay & Spa experience invites guests to embark on a journey of self-discovery.
Valid across all room categories for a minimum stay of three nights within the three HOTELS of Madinat Jumeirah – Mina A’Salam, Al Qasr and Dar Al Masyaf – guests can choose one 60-minute experience per day from a selection of treatments for optimum relaxation.
Breakfast and airport pick-up in a private chauffeur driven car are also included.
In addition to daily treatments, Stay & Spa guests have all day complimentary access to the award-winning Talise Spa. Set in a tropical landscape along the tranquil waterways of Madinat Jumeirah, Talise Spa is an Arabian-inspired relaxation destination with a choice of 26 treatment rooms and ample outdoor space among the private gardens and balconies.
The soothing and serene ambience is further enhanced by an interior scheme of earthy warm tones and soft cushioning within two separate relaxation areas.
JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa Opens Its Dock To Guests
Published On: 2015-03-26
JW Marriott VeniceJW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, the distinctive sophisticated brand of Marriott International, announces today that its new hotel, JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa has soft opened ahead of its grand opening celebration on 24 June 2015.
The 250-room property was designed in collaboration with award-winning Italian architectural firm Matteo Thun & Partners and combines the very best in contemporary hotel design with the heritage and elegance of its premiere location on its own private island, Isola delle Rose (Rose Island).
JW Marriott VeniceThe hotel buildings have been sensitively refurbished by Matteo Thun & Partners to incorporate sustainable, modern and elegant design, bringing the historic buildings and parklands of Isola delle Rose back to life as a world-class urban resort.
A destination in itself, the hotel will offer an unparalleled resort experience with facilities that include an extensive spa, rooftop infinity pool and four restaurants including the fine dining Italian restaurant, Dop0lavoro Dining Room.
The Spa at Four Seasons Resort Orlando Offers New Anti-Ageing Facial
Published On: 2015-03-04
PAMPERING SPAThe Spa at Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort is a true oasis, offering 18 treatment rooms, an indoor and outdoor relaxation lounge, plus state-of-the-art treatments and therapies.
Led by Spa Director Derek Hofmann, who joined Four Seasons Resort Orlando from The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, The Spa offers the latest cutting-edge treatments in Central Florida.
A new treatment offered by The Spa is the OxyGeneo 3-in-1 Facial, designed to exfoliate, infuse and oxygenate, delivering a profound visible improvement in skin’s texture, tone and appearance. The high-tech facial uses technology that is exclusive to Central Florida and offered only at The Spa at Four Seasons.
“In less than an hour, your skin is visibly smoother and revitalized from the OxyGeneo 3-in-1 Facial,” says Derek. “This facial is ideal for someone who wants immediate, dramatically visible results.”
A pulsating wand uses a Capsugen disc composed of sodium bicarbonate, citric acid and a nutrient rich gel, which effectively cleans and exfoliates the skin.
he disc delivers a thorough and effervescent polishing of the skin that significantly accelerates the absorption of vital nutrients to achieve a smooth, healthy appearance. The body’s response is to send oxygen rich blood to the face, which naturally oxygenates and rejuvenates skin cells, resulting in a fresh glow.
Summer Outdoor Events at Semiahmoo Resort, Golf and Spa
Published On: 2015-03-02
Semiahmoo ResortSemiahmoo Resort, Golf, and Spa, an iconic seaside resort located on the Semiahmoo Spit in Blaine, WA, is offering a variety of exciting outdoor activities throughout the summer of 2015.
“The Friday night barbeques have been a staple at Semiahmoo Resort for many years. We found the community and our guests loved an excuse to gather together and have some nostalgic fun,” said Mark Andrew general manager of Semiahmoo Resort. “We have added some exciting new events to our summer line up and cannot wait to get them underway.”
The summer activities at Semiahmoo Resort will include:
Yappy Hour: The dog-friendly happy hour will be held every Thursday on the deck of Packers Oyster Bar between March 26 and September 24, 2015, from 3 to 5 p.m. On-leash dogs can enjoy homemade gourmet dog treats and fresh water as their human companion sips on one of the $8 dog-themed cocktails including the Salty Dog with vodka, fresh grapefruit juice, and salt or the Colorado Bulldog with vodka, Kahlua, cream, and a dash of Coke.
Smells Like Spring at The Spa & Salon at Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas
Published On: 2015-03-02
cq5dam.web.press.400.keepaspectratioFour Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas defies Mr. Punxsutawney Phil’s decree for six more weeks of winter with two new spring treatments in The Spa and Salon, available from March 1 to May 31, 2015.
The mouth-watering FarmHouse Fresh scents in the new Honey Lavender Scrub and Massage will make one feel as though they are strolling through a gourmet marketplace.
The treatment begins with a raw honey-lavender and rice bran oil, salty scrubdown to exfoliate and remove dry winter skin.
Then, the skin is soothed with a creamy Fluffy Bunny Shea Butter Cream massage fragranced with mint julep and lavender notes.
With the lingering scrumptiousness, patrons will be enveloped in the bloom of spring that lasts all season. Treatment includes a complimentary gift with purchase while supplies last.
Those more interested in a treat for the hands and feet can opt for the Honey-Lavender Manicure and Pedicure that begins with dipping the feet and legs into a dreamy, buttery whole milk and chicory root soak.
Hands are wrapped in steeping towels infused with the same soothing milk blend. Next, a honey-lavender sea salt and rice bran oil exfoliator smooths and softens legs and feet.
A grand finale massage for both hands and legs includes Fluffy Bunny Shea Butter Cream that caresses the skin. Book a manicure and pedicure together and receive a complimentary gift while supplies last.