Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa in Aberfoyle, Stirlingshire has appointed award winning hotelier Jody Marshall as its new general manager. Marshall joins the team at the hotel nestled within the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park with key responsibility to further drive growth in all areas of the business that includes 55 stylish bedrooms, the AA rosette Garden Restaurant and a luxurious spa.
The award-winning Anazoe Spa at Costa Navarino, located in the culturally rich and naturally unspoilt Greek region of Messinia in the south-west Peloponnese, has launched a partnership with The Chelsea Day Spa Boutique in London - a collection of beautiful urban boutique day spas. The awarded spas both offer a personal experience to their guests with service to match their individual needs.
For the best groomed nails in the Cotswolds, head to The Champagne Nail Parlour at Dormy House, near Broadway. The nail bar offers a range of express services as well as proper pampering for the hands and feet; and all while sipping a glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne. The blissful, contemporary surroundings within House Spa provide the perfect place to relax while highly skilled nail technicians set to work on top nail etiquette and hot trends.
Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa is the ultimate couples getaway. With its unrivalled location in the heart of the desert, leading destination spa and unique dining experiences, the resort typifies luxury in every sense. Easily accessible from Dubai, the award-winning hotel is now offering two new romantic packages for a limited time only.
Boringdon Hall Hotel has begun the £5 million of a new spa. The Devon, UK-based property revealed the 1,700sq m spa will feature 12 treatment rooms, heat facilities, a swimming pool, and a thermal pool. In addition, a relaxation area and a gym are set to be included, alongside a spa restaurant.
Centred on the venik massage, a traditional treatment with steam kneaded into the skin using oak leaves, Russian style banya is still a relatively novel experience in the UK. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole visits Banya No.1 in London to enjoy this mixture of social club, wellness spa and fine dining.
Whether searching for total relaxation during a weekend spa break, pampering after a busy conference, indulging as the bride-to-be, or on a mission to kick-start a healthier lifestyle, no matter what the reason, the utterly sumptuous mix of spa retreats located in some of Bespoke Hotels boutique properties are simply too tempting to resist.
Leading professionals from the spa sector will meet in Bangkok later this year for the World Spa & Well-being Convention. The event will take place from September 19th-21st and is organised by the Thai Spa Association, with sponsorship support from the Tourism Authority of Thailand and the Thailand Exhibition and Convention Bureau.
With panoramic views of the Imperial Palace Gardens an Alpine-inspired design and a pristine, white ambiance that is at once remarkably serene and very Japanese, evian SPA TOKYO introduces a current of French savoir faire into the city’s fast-developing spa culture with its debut at Palace Hotel Tokyo.
Ruthin Castle, the privately owned castle hotel in North Wales which is steeped in medieval and romantic history, announces the opening of its exciting and pioneering new spa, The Moat in July 2012. The location will feature a number of wellbeing innovations including the UK’s first outdoor log-fired Sauna Tent.