Tag Archives: Travel

Luxury Travel

16 Sep

Luxury travel brands are delivering more immersive, personalized travel experiences targeting a broader consumer base by age, source markets, and evolving traveler psychographics.  Selling luxury travel today is all about options. The surging expansion of global wealth worldwide, the emergence of new inbound and outbound markets, and new generation of highly critical, well-educated consumers are […]

Negotiation at the Spa

23 Dec

No matter what you are negotiating learning how to do so with skill is imperative.  Spa owners and directors routinely negotiate a number of things from contracts with employees to leases and licensing agreements. The artful skill of negotiation includes various components. Read full story  

Global Billionaires Grow In Number

28 Nov

The inaugural census 2013 reveals that the global billionaire population reached a record 2,170 individuals in 2013 and total billionaire wealth in Asia surged nearly 13 percent, making it the fastest-growing region.  With hospitality and expendable wealth also growing at exponential rates in this region, spa growth is predicted to boom in the luxury sector. […]

Are Banyas the next Big Thing?

19 Nov

Banyas are a part of Russian culture as well as a beautiful way to integrate wellness into living.  Add food and family, friends or business collegues to the banya and you have arrived. Dive into our story and find out why banyas are becoming so popular.  Read full story

Getting SPAcific

04 Nov

How many times have we been bombarded with the same mantra of the typical spa goer?  For years the demographic has been: female, 100 thousand Euros per year or more in household income, 48-55, college or university educated. Of course we have now added men to the mix.  In this ultra-competitive market spa owners and […]

How to Successfully Book Spa Travel

01 Nov

Spa travel is at an all-time popularity mark with travelers and for good reason.  Spa travel can be an extension of one’s personal journey of expression and personal growth.  Spa travel can allow travelers to take off that extra weight, embrace lifestyle changes and re-group from demanding professional schedules. Spa excursions can culturally add to […]

Re-thinking the Hotel Spa

12 Oct

Hotels are still trying to turn-key their spas. This trend will continue as more and more brands buy into proven spa brands like Bliss and The Golden Door expecting that they have finally thrown money in the right direction easing the spa nuisance. Is this strategy working? Many would say no.  Full story