Susan Harmsworth, Chairman and Founder, ESPA International speaks to Breaking Travel News at AHIC 2016 in Dubai.
Corinthia Hotel London has appointed Laura Vallati as the new spa director of the multi-award winning and flagship spa, ESPA Life at Corinthia. Moving from her role as general manager at delay-struck ESPA at Baha Mar, The Bahamas, Vallati will oversee ESPA Life as it continues to excel among London’s destination spas.
In conversation with Phil Blizzard at the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference 2015 the second part of a double interview begins with Susan Harmsworth giving her take on the evolution of spas for tomorrow’s travellers. She also talks about receiving, in London, the MBE from the Queen.
The organisers of AHIC 2015 announced officially earlier that Ivanka Trump will speak at this year’s conference on the topic of ‘The Future of Luxury and the Next Generation of Luxury Traveller’. The world renowned real estate executive and entrepreneur will share her unique perspective on the luxury hotel market as founder and operator of the Trump Hotel Collection. The keynote question session will be led by Susan Harmsworth, founder of ESPA, on Thursday May 7th at 09.30 at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai.
After much anticipation, the all-encompassing ESPA located within the Venetian Village at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal has opened its doors. Providing a calm, contemplative, meditative space in which to relax, reflect and socialise, the beachfront spa at the luxury hotel offers pioneering treatments in a serene setting steeped in Bedouin culture of Arabia.
An ESPA spa has opened at the Leela Palace Kempinski hotel in Udaipur, Rajasthan, marking the luxury brand’s entry into the Indian wellness market.