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The Ritz-Carlton Macau

The Ritz-Carlton Macau

Offering the impeccable levels of service around the world, The Ritz-Carlton, Macau, is an all-suite hotel on the top floors of the integrated resort of Galaxy Macau™

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Debuts Its Eco-Conscious Element® Brand in Asia Pacific

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Debuts Its Eco-Conscious Element® Brand in Asia Pacific

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced the debut of its eco-conscious Element® brand in Asia-Pacific with the opening of Element Suzhou Science and Technology Town in Suzhou, China

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Opens First Hotel in Yunnan

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Opens First Hotel in Yunnan

Hilton Hotels & Resorts recently announced the opening of Hilton Yuxi Fuxian Lake

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts Unveils Luxury Seaside Sanctuary by Golden Dream Bay

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts Unveils Luxury Seaside Sanctuary by Golden Dream Bay

The 23-storey Shangri-La Hotel, Qinhuangdao is located in Golden Dream Bay in Haigang District of Qinhuangdao, a small seaside city renowned for its blue waters and golden beach

The Gainsborough Bath Spa to Open in July 2015

The Gainsborough Bath Spa to Open in July 2015

Originally built in the 1800s, The Gainsborough Bath Spa is named after the artist, Sir Thomas Gainsborough

The Mala Spa at Keemala, Phuket Island

The Mala Spa at Keemala, Phuket Island

Keemala is nestled well away from the crowds and overlooking Kamala Village and the Andaman Sea

ESPA Baha Mar in the Bahamas

ESPA Baha Mar in the Bahamas

As ESPA’s Caribbean debut, this 30,000-square-foot sanctuary offers the ultimate spa experience unlike any other in the region, from breath-taking ocean view terraces and unique zones for socializing or solitude

Six Senses Spa Mykonos to Open in Greece at the Belvedere Hotel

Six Senses Spa Mykonos to Open in Greece at the Belvedere Hotel

Six Senses Spas is delighted to announce the latest addition to its worldwide spa portfolio at the renowned Belvedere Hotel, nestled on a hill overlooking the pretty white Cyclades houses of Mykonos Town and the Aegean Sea

Virgin Hotels Opens First Spa in Chicago

Virgin Hotels Opens First Spa in Chicago

After launching its first hotel in Chicago earlier this year, Virgin Hotels has opened its first spa at the property

The Spa at The Midland Launches in Manchester, UK

The Spa at The Midland Launches in Manchester, UK

The Spa at The Midland in Manchester, UK, has soft-opened and will fully open to the public on 13 June – aiming to become the ‘go to’ day spa in the city for locals and regional visitors

Spa Features

Glories of the Portuguese Empire

Glories of the Portuguese Empire

Come to Portugal to experience the long lasting history of The Age of Uncharted Oceans, remarkable harbors, splendid delicacies, and the unique charm of exotic wine culture, as well as unparalleled sunshine and beaches

Wellness and China

Wellness and China

As an especially hot topic globally at the moment, the wellness industry is experiencing a sea change and has affected the global spa industry. But what does it really mean for China? By Sue Harmsworth, Founder & Chairperson of ESPA International

The Perfect Detox Diet

The Perfect Detox Diet

We all are worried about heavy metals and mercury in what we consume. Here are some thoughts on how a detox diet can help you purge your body of the nasty stuff

The March of Chi

The March of Chi

How the world’s best spa brands are introducing good chi into their wellness offerings. By Judy Chapman

Paths towards Happiness and Wellness

Paths towards Happiness and Wellness

Interview with Buathon Thienarrom, Founder of Sukkasart Institute of Healing Arts

Today’s International College for Tomorrow’s Industry Leaders

Today’s International College for Tomorrow’s Industry Leaders

Interview with Ms. Chik Lai Ping, Vice President of Spa Division at YTL Hotels

Learning Amid Self-Healing

Learning Amid Self-Healing

Interview with Luo Qing, Founder of Beijing Organic Life Business Consultants Co., Ltd.

Filling the Talent Gap

Filling the Talent Gap

Interview with Sonia Tatar, CEO of Les Roches International School of Hotel Management Worldwide

The Well-Trained Path to Success

The Well-Trained Path to Success

Numerous costs are associated with spa training investment. But when looking deeper, the results are more than valid

The Wisdom of People Management

The Wisdom of People Management

Learning people management is a vital step towards a successful business. By WTS International