World Spa & Wellness Awards 2023 winners announced!

Launched in 2012 to recognize and reward the outstanding work carried out by spas across the globe, the World Spa & Wellness Awards is considered the leading award ceremony in the industry and aims to inspire spas around the world and raise global industry standards. This year saw winners named across 11 categories, recognizing all […]

Digital Wellness Infographic

How are you interacting with technology? Discover if your habits are healthy or unhealthy, and how to achieve digital wellness:  

The Treatment Room

PARADISUS CANCUN - treatment room

To think about preparing a treatment room, means considering the important factors that create it: its structure, design, decorative elements and most importantly, to offer guests wellness, beauty and relaxation. This relates to five elements. Every detail is important: connecting with guests from their arrival is key to complement the experience by using soft lighting, […]

Interview with Ari Peralta

We asked Ari Peralta how spa and wellness businesses in Latin America can implement ‘Multisensory Integration’ for the benefit of their guests, and also their staff. 1. Circadian lighting – optimizing lighting for circadian health. [Circadian lighting can support health via intensity tuning (dimming and brightening lights depending on the time of day), color tuning […]

2023 TRENDS: The Future of Wellness

Held at Remedy place, a social wellness club in Chelsea, Manhattan, the GWS Trends for 2023 were eagerly awaited. Media from New York and press from around the country and internationally gathered to hear the latest trends that will shape the industry over the coming year. Susie Ellis gave a short introduction to the Global […]

A Spa Experience: Chablé Spa, Chablé Maroma, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Chable Maroma

In the boutique resort of Chablé Maroma, Chablé Spa offers guests a holistic wellness experience. An on-arrival aromatherapy spritz to welcome guests to the beautifully decorated reception area before a short Mayan cleansing ritual utilizing copal smoke and the powerful sound of the conch shell used as a horn. A steam room chamber made of […]

A Spa Experience: Zentropia Spa Grand Palladium Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Zentropia Spa, Grand Palladium

Zentropia Spa at Grand Palladium Punta Cana offers guests a wellness experience that can be enjoyed for hours. A serene reception area welcomes guests before they are guided to the changing areas and out to the open air hydrothermal ‘playground’ spanning almost 14,800 square feet. With a multitude of experiences, guests should be sure to […]

Digital Wellness for the Workplace

Digital wellness at workplace

Hybrid and fully remote work is here to stay, and that’s why digital wellness matters Click. Pause. Scroll. Repeat. This is the pattern that fills 38% of our waking hours. The shift to remote and hybrid work that came as a result of the pandemic blurred the boundaries of work & life like never before. […]

A Spa Experience: The Spa, Waldorf Astoria Panama, Panama

Waldorf Astoria Panama

In this bustling capital city, surrounded by high rise buildings, The Spa at Waldorf Astoria Panama provides a welcome escape offering serenity and calm to its guests looking for rejuvenation and wellbeing. A terrace with pool and Jacuzzi provides an outdoor relaxation space, which is beautifully lit in the evenings with hues of pink and […]

The Dead Sea

Dead Sea

Treasured for thousands of years by people across continents for its healing powers and high mineral content water, the Dead Sea really is one of the world’s natural spas. A wellness destination delivering ‘health through water’ like no other, where visitors can travel here to enjoy the day, or stay at one of the hotels […]


Preventing melasma and sun spots The production of melanin is a mechanism by which the skin protects itself from the action of solar radiation and other agents such as smog and dust, etc. Ideally it should occur in a uniform way, but due to genetic, external and lifestyle factors, this production can manifest itself in […]

Salt Therapy Association launches halotherapy industry standards

The Salt Therapy Association (STA) announced the launch of the Salt Therapy Industry Standards (STIS). As the world’s largest non-profit organization for providers and consumers of salt therapy, STA provides resources to create awareness and authentic implementation of salt therapy. The standards were developed to provide a baseline for implementation and marketing to ensure consumers […]