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Five Holiday Marketing Ideas to Consider for Your Spa

Discover some ways you can boost business this season.
Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to attend Repechage 's Annual Power Lunch. Hosted by Repechage executive vice president Shiri Sarfati, the event was a chance to connect with spa and salon professionals and discuss a variety of business-building strategies and holiday-marketing initiatives. Offering ideas for helping spas succeed this season, here guest speaker Vito Mazza, Jr., president of...

Trump Central Park's Royal Heir Babymoon Package Honors William & Kate

Fun new spa and stay package takes a hint from the new royal baby news.
I have very fond childhood memories of waking up early to watch Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s wedding, and I was once again glued to the TV for the wedding of Will and Kate. Like the rest of the world, I’m also totally entranced by the royal baby news. As such, I think the latest package from Trump Central Park...

Nail Art Offers Another Way For Spa-Goers to Celebrate the Holiday Season

Find out what trend is heating up this holiday season.
Because I love decorating for the holidays, I'm always looking for new and fun ways to express my Christmas spirit. This year, I'm especially taken with festive nail art. For instance, Nail Rock recently introduced Frou Frou, which gives nails a vibrant 3D look with a host of holiday embellishments, such a candy canes, snowmen, and more. For spa-goers who...

2013: Color Us Blue

Ready to update your spa with a hot color? Think blue.
According to American Spa ’s recent Industry Insider survey, 29 percent of spas are planning a renovation this year. I would guess those renovations will include updates on walls and accents, so I wanted to share a color trend report that calls 2013 the year of blue. “As a color, blue represents stability and comfort,” says national color expert Kate...

Travel Therapy Host Karen Schaler Offers an Insider's View to Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa in Miami Beach

Discover Why Folks Are Still Talking About Canyon Ranch After All These Years
Although I've been blessed to visit some of the best spas in the world, I've yet to experience Canyon Ranch. Fortunately, I was able to get a taste of what I've been missing thanks to my friend Karen Schaler, host of Travel Therapy tv and online series. She recently had an opportunity to visit Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa in...

Movember Offers Men a Chance to Change the Face of Men's Health

Make Sure This Event Is Marked On Your Spa's 2013 Calendar
As November draws to a close, many men are breathing a big sigh of relief. That's because November is also known as Movember, a time in which men are encouraged to become walking billboards for men's health issues, particularly prostate and testicular cancer, by growing a moustache. For those men who participated this month and registered at , the...

American Spa's Professional's Choice Awards Announced

A record number of decision makers weighed in to select the industry's best.
The industry has spoken and named their favorite spas, brands, equipment, and professionals in American Spa 's 2012 Professional's Choice Awards . Breaking all past records, nearly 4,000 decision-makers from day spas, destination spas, medical spas, and resort spas around the world cast their votes via a write-in survey. Click here to get the complete results. I'd like to offer...

Eminence Organic Skin Care Fights Global Warming

Discover how one company is planting seeds for change
After Hurricane Irene last year and Superstorm Sandy last month, it has become increasingly apparent the effect climate change is having on our planet. Unfortunately, we're all contributing in some way or another. That's why I'm always so happy to hear of ways I can undo some of the damage I've caused by supporting companies that make it a priority...

SpaFinder Wellness Offers Excellent Jet Lag Advice

Avoid travel rundown this season with these handy tips.
I don't know about you, but today came way too quickly for me following a fun and relaxing Thanksgiving holiday. I'm exhausted, and I didn't even leave New York. But for those of you who hit the road this holiday, I'm guessing you are totally pooped. As such, I wanted to share these great tips from the SpaFinder Wellness blog,...

Spas Offer Their Own Deals This Black Friday

Discover how some spas are embracing the Black Friday phenomenon
It's Black Friday, and chances are at least several of your regular clients, if not more, are out battling the crowds today for the best holiday discounts. Those interested in more relaxing pursuits may find a deal of their own at their local spa. For example, Oasis Day Spas (New York City and Dobbs Ferry, NY) are offering their biggest...