Virgin Holidays has once more revolutionised its retail experience by opening the first-ever travel agent to feature an operational spa.
Pioneers, influencers and leading figureheads of the global spa and wellness industry attended the 2018 World Spa Awards at the St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort, an ultra-luxury private island escape in the southern Dhaalu Atoll.
Launched in 2015, World Spa Awards is a dynamic awards programme designed to drive up standards within spa and wellness tourism, by rewarding the organisations that are the leaders in the field.
Brown joins AccorHotels from Resense Spas, where he most recently held the position of global design director and was responsible for managing corporate strategies, wellbeing concepts and related design services.
Peru’s Sacred Valley of the Incas is now home to the newest Inkaterra organic spa at the Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba. Inspired by the nearby Urubamba river and traditional Andean architecture, the new Mayu Spa features a rustic chic design and showcases the picturesque views of the property's organic gardens and peppertree forests.
Tailormade for brides who prefer a healthy hen do, the package promises to help stressed-out brides and their closest friends relax and unwind ahead of their special day.
As part of the six-month development, two additional spa huts designed by Chris Blackwell will open bringing the total number of treatment rooms to five.
Debuting in December, just in time for Christmas, the experience is held in the intimate surrounds of the club’s member’s only lounge and is replete with Michelin-star cuisine, soul-enriching spa treatments, and a private film screening of guests’ choosing.
Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Hotel in Lisbon has launched an Anantara Spa. Located in the heart of the city, the spa immerses guests in restorative healing experiences, uniting body and mind in a timeless oasis of tranquillity and indulgence.
The Moroccan wedding is renowned for its ancestral customs, one of which is for a friend to accompany a future bride to her nuptial hammam bath, a symbolically purifying event that marks the beginning of their new journey.
The five-star Gainsborough Bath Spa has launched private Crystal Sound Bath sessions in the brand-new Meditation Cave.
The Geo Spa at Four Seasons Resort Langkawi has strengthened its “elemental balance” ethos with the addition of nine Ayurvedic therapies and rituals.