The Bath Priory has announced it is to open the UK’s first L’Occitane Spa: The Garden Spa by L’Occitane. Opening this month, the new spa will be the only L’Occitane Spa in the UK and will feature exclusive treatments, including bespoke therapies created in partnership with the luxury, Provencal brand.
To enhance its individual wellness programs and personalised health journeys, Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa is now introducing small group retreats. Guided by distinct wellness experts, the new Life Enhancement Retreats provide a setting for guests to explore specific areas of interest in greater depth and benefit from the dynamic group energy and support network of like-minded individuals, with a maximum of 12 participants per retreat.
The spa market in the Middle East and Africa is valued at AED 11 billion this year (US $3 billion), according to a new report. The leisure market report prepared by Euromonitor International ahead of The Leisure Show 2016 and Piscine Middle East 2016 reveals that the UAE shares over 14 per cent of this market with a value of AED 1.59 billion (US $435 million).
Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort officially opened its doors. A cornerstone for wellness offerings, the resort is an incredible destination, combining thermal energy from below the earth’s crust with healing thalasso energy from the sea - which not only caters to the extensive thermal and thalasso pools but also powers up to two thirds of the hotel. Heavily involved within the Greek spa industry for the last 12 years, wellness expert Stavros Mavridis has been appointed to the role of spa director of this unique and exciting new property.
Luxury residence Chateau Lou Casteou in the south of France has revealed its next luxury fitness retreat Body Tonic will be held October on 12-16th. Set in the beautiful French Riviera countryside the fitness retreat at Lou Casteou provides guests with a balance of energetic, fun training and dance classes, stunning coastal and mountain treks, balanced meals and chateau accommodation.
Bath’s iconic The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa has unveiled brand new state-of-the-art facilities at The Bath House, adding to its award-winning Spa offering. Re-opening its doors following extensive renovation work, the new Bath House will offer guests and members world-class facilities, in stunning contemporary surroundings.
Holidays to improve health, from better sleeping to weight loss, are now available to book through Kuoni travel shops throughout the UK in a new partnership with specialist company Wellbeing Escapes. A team of Kuoni personal travel experts have been trained to advise customers about holidays which focus on different aspects of health and wellbeing, such as yoga retreats, fitness boosters, stress management and detoxing.
Anazoe Spa at Costa Navarino, located in the culturally rich and naturally unspoilt Greek region of Messinia in the southwest Peloponnese, has confirmed it bring its award-winning, authentic therapy experiences to London. In partnership with The Chelsea Day Spa Boutique, a collection of beautiful urban boutique day spas, the spa will showcase its offering from April 18th-24th.
Award-winning British Organic spa and beauty brand, ila, has signed a partnership with luxury hotel Rudding Park, with the introduction of ila products and treatments to the venue’s Harrogate Spa. Set among the beautiful landscape gardens and woodland, Rudding Park Harrogate Spa is the perfect place to enjoy ila’s signature treatments using artisan spa products, handmade in peace and purity in the heart of the English countryside.
The United Arab Emirates’ spa industry is forecast to see revenues of AED5.5 billion in 2015, according to research from the Global Wellness Institute. This figure is expected to increase to AED8.3 billion by 2017, making it one of the most valuable tourism-related industries in the Middle East.
Transforming hotel spa treatments from an extravagance to a monthly must, Hilton Worldwide has launched a global spa treatment membership, The Spa Club. The Spa Club offers local residents a discounted spa treatment each month, access to amenities at the Hilton nearest them, and a host of other perks.