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Global Wellness Summit 2018 Day 3

Jessica Jesse, The Concept of Wellness in Fashion

Jessica Jesse invited us to rethink fashion in terms of production standards, design, delivery, sustainability, upkeep and recycling.

2018 ISPA Conference & Expo – Day 2

Eric Stephenson kicked off the general session with some songs to get everyone up and dancing before Colin Mcllheney took the stage to present the latest US spa industry statistics. All of the big 5 metrics show a healthy increase and next year will mark 20 years of spa industry research data presented annually at ISPA.

2018 ISPA Conference & Expo – Day One

We started the day with a breakfast meeting hosted by Green Spa Network, learning about the commitment to planting 1 million trees by Earth Day of 2019, approximately 100,000 trees in, the initiative is off to a great start and will reforest parts of Brazil that have been most affected by deforestation.

Interview with Jean-Guy de Gabriac, CEO & Founder World Wellness Weekend

Describe your career path in the Spa and Wellness industry
After creating a massage academy in Paris in 2001, I sold my shares in 2004 to travel Europe, Asia, USA and Hawaii learning advanced massages techniques and gathering best practices. I founded Tip-Touch in 2004 to fuel creativity and hospitality expertise to elevate guest experience and re-engineer spa menus to increase profits. Some of the signature treatments I’ve designed have won international awards such as the Bamboo Massage for Academie Scientifique de Beauté and Well-Massage 4D with Gharieni.

Christine Muchemu to Receive ISPA Foundation Scholarship

The International SPA Association (ISPA) Foundation will award Christine Muchemu from Ithaca, New York, the Mary Tabacchi Scholarship onstage during the General Session at the 28th annual ISPA Conference & Expo at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona, from Sept. 24-26.

Global Wellness Institute Names New Research Fellow: Tonia Callender

Global Wellness Institute announced experienced research expert Tonia Callender has joined the organization as a Research Fellow. In the newly created position, Callender will work alongside Senior Research Fellows Katherine Johnston and Ophelia Yeung on the record amount of new research now underway at the GWI, analyzing diverse markets within the nearly $4 trillion global wellness industry.

Global Wellness Institute Announces access+INSIGHTS, a Monthly Exploration Video Series on the $3.7 Trillion Wellness Economy

The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) announced access+INSIGHTS, a new series of monthly virtual video explorations of the most relevant topics impacting the $3.7 trillion global wellness economy. The forums, which take place the last Wednesday of each month, focus on timely wellness topics and are led by experts with deep insights into economic shifts and industry breakthroughs. The access+INSIGHTS series is available exclusively to GWI Ambassadors, individuals who have pledged support of GWI’s global campaign to empower wellness worldwide.

2018 World Spa & Wellness Awards winners announced

The winners of the 2018 World Spa & Wellness Awards were announced in a glamorous awards ceremony on Sunday, February 25. The World Spa & Wellness Awards, a black-tie event held at the Tobacco Dock events venue in East London, honours hotels and resort spas, and wellness destinations, around the world.

The 2018 World Spa & Wellness Awards winners are: