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Raffles Praslin Seychelles Offers Creative Fitness

Discover how one island resort challenges guests with paddleboard yoga
During my beach honeymoon in June, our resort ’s many complimentary watersports kept the days blissfully active. My favorite, stand-up paddleboarding, exceeded all my expectations; it was a blast, a tough workout, and offered the best view of the beach. In spite of a few flops on my first trip out, I actually caught on, propelling myself and staying afloat...

Two Kimpton Spas Give Guests a Cool Way to Beat the Heat

See how two spas help their guests escape the NYC heat.
The summer heat may be a bit on the uncomfortable side, but the InkSpa and the Spa @ Eventi in NYC are offering spa-goers a discounted way to chill this week. Why are these two spas so cool? When guests reserve either a Signature Massage treatment ($135, 50 minutes) or a Cleansing Facial ($135, 50 minutes) before Friday, July 19,...

Aloe Vera Recipes from Zoia Spa Provide Post-Sun Relief

Sample a few aloe-based home remedies for sun side-effects from a spa in Aruba
No question about it, summer is in full swing in New York City! The forecast this week is an absolute scorcher—lots of sun, high temperatures, and most likely some sun damage too. To soothe these common post-sun problems, steer clients to simple aloe remedies like these created by Ady Toro, director of the Hyatt Regency Aruba’s ZoiA Spa . Restore...

Desert Spa Offers Tequila Day Treatment this July 24

How The Spa at Camelback Inn celebrates summer holidays with spirited services
Concerned the next national holiday is too many months away? Never fear, Tequila Day comes just in time on July 24, and The Spa at Camelback Inn (Scottsdale) has the perfect service to celebrate this spirited day. The Tequila Day Treatment combines a Natural Agave Toning Wrap and Detox Margarita at a one-day-only special discount. First, skin is exfoliated with...

Aveda Launches Full Circle Recycling Program

Here’s how Aveda is making strides to eliminate waste around the world.
I like to think I'm getting better at separating my papers and plastics to take advantage of the recycling bins in my apartment building and do my small part for the environment, but there's always room for improvement. Now Aveda makes being green even easier with its new Full Circle recycling program kick-starting in the U.S. next week. All 107...

New Yoga Program Enhances Guest Experience at Phulay Bay

Find out how one resort is introducing Yoga to boost guest's relaxation.
Yoga is on the brain for guests of the Phulay Bay, A Ritz Carlton Reserve (Thailand), where a new yoga program just launched. The program offers three choices for mind-body bliss: Sunrise Yoga, a Hatha Yoga practice performed on the serene beaches of Phulay Bay; Candle Light Yoga, a Hatha Vinyasa Yoga practice focused on breathing and done by the...

New Website, Healthy Living and Travel, Offers Celeb Recommendations for Spa and Vacation

Newly launched www.healthylivingandtravel.com serves up inspirational vacation tips and ways to boost wellness on the go.
Curious where your favorite celebs are spa-ing? Just launched, www.healthylivingandtravel.com offers spa and travel reviews with tips on the top services and hot destinations from Hollywood stars. So far, the site has tapped A-Listers Cindy Crawford and George Clooney for their personal recommendations on spa treatments and vacation spots (check out Clooney’s take on Italy here ). The website is...

Spa Week Introduces Two Giveaways to Help Spa-Goers Stay Healthy This Summer

Find out how Spa Week is promoting good nutrition and healthy skincare this summer
Staying healthy in the summer can often be difficult, thanks to diet-destroying BBQs and overexposure to the sun. To bring attention to these issues, Spa Week is encouraging consumers to be more aware about eating right and protecting their skin from the elements with two giveaways. Throughout the month of July, visitors to SpaWeek.com can enter to win the Stay...

A Proposed Master Esthetician License May Require Additional Class Time for Practicing Estheticians

Find out if your spa's estheticians may need to head back to class
Are all esthetic credentials created equal? Many state legislators are saying no, as bills are before them in several states to raise esthetician hours of training to 1,200 hours to receive a Master Esthetician license. If passed, the bills would require currently practicing estheticians to head back to class to obtain the Master Esthetician license. A comparative analysis performed by...

Seagate Spa Celebrates Independence Day with a Patriotic Scrub

Find out how one spa is attracting guests this holiday
This Fourth of July, those who need a break from the family bbqs, beach, and hometown firework displays may want to hightail it to their local spa. With that in mind, the folks at The Seagate Spa (Delray Beach, FL) have introduced The Red, White & Blue Flagship Sugar Body Scrub ($65, 25 minutes). This special Independence Day treatment, available...

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