Netherwood Hotel to open new spa

The Netherwood Hotel and Spa in the Lake District will reveal
its brand new spa concept at the end of the month.


Following an extensive refurbishment, the 120sq m spa will
offer a thermal suite, salt inhalation room, ice fountain and
aroma steamroom plus (more…)

Gainsborough Bath Spa to offer wellbeing sessions

The spa at The Gainsborough Hotel in Bath is launching a series
wellness events, designed to provide guests with a more rounded
wellness offering.


Taking place from April to June, the events will target all
areas of wellness including nutrition, emotional (more…)

The Spa at the Retreat opens its doors

The Spa at the Retreat has opened in Iceland’s Blue Lagoon; one
of the 25 Wonders of the World, situated in a private inlet of
the UNESCO Global Geopark.


The subterranean Retreat Spa offers relaxation, rejuvenation
and exploration and takes full advantage (more…)

Theme revealed for GWS 2018

The 12th-annual Global Wellness Summit (GWS) will centre around
Shaping the Business of Wellness.


The annual gathering of wellness industry leaders, which will
this year take place at the Technogym Village in Cesena, Italy,
will be focused around the current (more…)

New waxing system launched

Spa industry expert Tracey Smith has launched Ashmira Botanica,
a new waxing system.

ASHMIRA means ‘heaven’s flower’ and the wax is full of natural
oils, butters, plants and flowers each chosen for their
exceptional moisturising, anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory
properties (more…)

WTA introduces new ‘glossary of terms’

The recently formed Wellness Tourism Association (WTA) has
created a new Glossary of Industry Terms. It is hoped the
Glossary will further define and establish standards for the
growing global wellness tourism industry.


The Glossary is made up of eight terms: (more…)

Lightening the load at BC Softwear

Image: Lorraine Engel, Customer Services Manager


BC Softwear has increased the size of its team with two new
appointments, due to continued growth and expansion in the UK
and Europe.


Henry Battimelli is a new account manager. (more…)

CIDESCO launches individual qualifications

CIDESCO, the World Standard for Beauty and Spa Therapy, has
launched three new individual certificates to cater to market


The certificates are designed to appeal to the growing number
of students keen to develop and progress in specific areas and

Titanic Spa launches a personalised treatment room

Yorkshire’s award-winning eco-spa, The Titanic Spa, is moving
away from the traditional ‘one size fits all’ approach. It has
launched a personalised treatment room for guests in a bid to
provide a bespoke and truly personalised spa experience.


Guests are (more…)

Germaine de Capuccini launches Sperience

Germaine de Capuccini has reviewed its Sperience body products
and created a new approach, with professional therapies
alongside with a range of home care products for therapists and
clients. The Sperience range can be tailored to the mood and
needs of each individual client.