On March 11th, a fundraiser was held to benefit Green Spa Network and its green tree planting initiative.

Saturday, June 8, 2019 will mark the eight annual Global Wellness Day (GWD) celebration and the fifth time the special day is being celebrated internationally.

The 2nd International Congress of Holistic Spa and Wellness Therapists event took place in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, in Aranwa Sacred Valley Hotels & Wellness (Cusco), with the support of the American Spa Association and ATISB - Peru. With attendance from Chile, Paraguay, Ecuador, Uruguay, Bolivia, Colombia, Argentina, Mexico, Cuba, and Peru.

The company that sets the standard in five-star, all-inclusive resort accommodations – is pleased to announce the completion of a multimillion-dollar renovation of Le Blanc Spa Resort Cancun, the brand's flagship property and one of Cancun's top all-inclusive resorts as designated by TripAdvisor for multiple years in a row.

Julie Keller Callaghan opened the second WIW event by sharing a story of her daughter, Fiona's, confidence. She recommends we all maintain the confidence of our 3-year-old selves!


Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the launch of Hyatt Wellbeing Ideation Labs, a new series designed to bring together industry experts to explore ways to better enhance the day-to-day wellbeing for guests, colleagues and customers.

Anne Biging, co-founder and CEO of Healing Hotels of the World, has been named ‘Woman of the Decade in Business & Leadership’ at the Women’s Economic Forum (WEF) in New Delhi, India.

Many epidemiological studies and experiments on cell models have shown that pollution deregulates the skin’s essential functions, which results in: excess secretion of sebum, very high transepidermal water loss, oxidative stress, increased skin sensitivity and a dull complexion.

Earthlite, LLC and Living Earth Crafts (“Earthlite”), the industry leader in Spa and Massage Equipment manufacturing, announced that it has acquired Tara Spa Therapy, Inc. (“Tara Spa”) from award-winning spa visionary and wellness pioneer, Tara Grodjesk. 

Se Spa at the AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya has launched a new Spa Atelier workshop focused on the art of macramé. 

The Global Wellness Summit (GWS), the foremost gathering of international leaders in the $4.2 trillion global wellness economy, announced its 2019 theme, “Shaping the Business of Wellness: Asia.” The agenda will focus squarely on emerging business and investment trends across all global wellness markets, with attendees hearing from high-profile industry experts on where wellness is headed. And because you can’t understand the “future of wellness” without understanding its fastest-growing market, Asia, the conference will put a powerful spotlight on Asia’s explosive wellness markets and the new leaders driving the growth and innovation in the region, while analyzing the opportunities and challenges of doing business there. The 13th annual Summit takes place at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong from October 15–17, 2019.

Rosewood Baha Mar in The Bahamas is partnering with Yogi Beans, an educational and transformative yoga–for–kids company, to offer upbeat activity and foster healthy habits in the resort’s young guests.

Carillon Miami Wellness Resort has elevated The Spa at Carillon Miami, debuting partnerships with leading global wellness brands to introduce an international, world-class spa experience to Miami. Guests, residents, and locals can now experience wellness from all angles including results-driven spa treatments, holistic healing offerings, Oriental medicine by Acupuncture Physician, Dr. Turovskiy and luxury salon treatments from local specialist, Rocco Donna Hair and Beauty Art.

The International SPA Association (ISPA) is pleased to announce philanthropist and changemaker Mick Ebeling as the closing keynote speaker at the 2019 ISPA Conference & Expo taking place September 11 – 13 at The Venetian Resort & Spa in Las Vegas. Ebeling will also be presented with the ISPA Alex Szekely Humanitarian Award for his creation of Not Impossible Labs, a one-of-a-kind technology incubator and content studio dedicated to changing the world through technology and story.

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