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Trump New York to Offer Olympic Packages

Guests can go for the gold, silver, and bronze thanks to three limited-time themed packages.
The countdown is on for the much-anticipated 2012 London Olympics, which kick off on July 27. No one is more excited than the folks at Trump Spa at Trump International Hotel & Tower New York . To celebrate this prestigious sporting event, the spa is offering a trio of Olympic medal-themed packages, starting at $325, from July 27 through Aug...

OPI to Introduce Bond-inspired Holiday Lacquers

Want to Know How Fans of 007 Can Show Their Appreciation?
Ever since Daniel Craig took over the roll of James Bond, I've been a die-hard fan. It seems I might not be the only one. This upcoming holiday season, OPI is celebrating the 50th anniversary of James Bond with the release of its new Skyfall Collection. Named after the new Bond Skyfall movie that comes out November 9th, the collection...

Repechage Dives Into Haircare

The skincare company known for its seaweed debuts a spa hair collection.
While I love the summer, it doesn’t do much for my hair. Because I tend to head outside when the weather heats up, the past couple months of sun, salt, chlorine, and heat have reduced my hair to a bit of a straw-like mess that I tend to just leave in a bun every day. So when I was invited...

Grenada Offers Up a Host of Spicy Treatments

Discover an Island Getaway Where Spices Reign Supreme
Recently, I had the opportunity to visit the island of Grenada, also known as the Island of Spice. Although the island was hit hard by Hurricane Ivan in 2004, it has since rebuilt and now offers a number of enticing spas. On my recent trip there, I toured several and was especially taken with how many of the treatments incorporated...

Customer Service Lessons from Abroad

Contributor Lisa Starr returns from Italy with some unique observations about providing customers with what they want.
Throughout Italy, where I have been traveling with my family for the last 10 days, I’ve lost track of the number of “lost opportunities” for commerce that I’ve encountered. Not only are there few attempts at upselling, sometimes what we would consider basics of customer service are barely met. Whether this is a sign of a mature society who knows...

Relieve Summer Woes with Aromatherapy

Aromandina provides tips for tackling summertime troubles.
Summer is, without a doubt, my favorite season. You won’t even hear me complaining (at least too much) about the blistering heat wave we’re suffering through on the East coast. Nonetheless, there are a few things I could live without—bugs, sticky sunscreen, sweat, the unpleasant smell of Manhattan in the summer, just to name a few. Thankfully, Aromandina ’s Cristina...

American Spa Heads to New Zealand to Give You the Inside Scoop on Hilton's Eforea Spa Brand

Find Out How Far We're Willing to Go to Bring You a Worthy Spa Story
For as long as I can remember, I've wanted to visit New Zealand. Well, today is the day I finally make that dream come true, as I'm off to see its gorgeous glaciers, fabulous fiords, and majestic mountains. Of course, the real purpose of my trip is to check out eforea: Spa at Hilton , which is located at the...

Get in the Spirit for Bastille Day with a Firsthand Look at Some of France's Top Spas

Want an Insider's Look at the French Spa Scene?
Call this team work at its best. I was recently invited to the Rhone Alpes in France to check out some fabulous spas but couldn’t make it due to a scheduling conflict. Fortunately, Emmy award-winning TV correspondent Karen Schaler went on the trip and highlighted several different spas in her new globally syndicated TRAVEL THERAPY TV and online video series,...

SpaWeek Introduces All-Inclusive Membership Marketing Program

Discover a New Affordable Way to Market Your Spa
Marketing your spa can be a full-time job. Unfortunately, most people don't have the time or resources to devote to giving it the attention it deserves. That's why Spa Week Media Group has introduced its All-Inclusive Membership Marketing Program. The comprehensive program offers a bundle of six exclusive programs on to spa and wellness businesses at one monthly price...

Germiest Public Places Revealed

Healing Lifestyles & Spas dishes on germy spots you may never have considered.
It’s no secret to anyone who knows me that I am a complete germaphobe. In the spa, I make sure that waxing sticks are only used once, watch the disinfection of nailcare tools like a hawk, cringe when I don’t see a decorative blanket that I’m sure is not replaced after each service removed from a spa table…I could go...