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The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, New York Goes High Tech

An editor checks out the spa’s latest state-of-the-art skincare offerings.
I’ve always been a fan of The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, New York , and the all-natural skincare services I have received there have consistently been topnotch. So when I heard that the spa was going to start going high-tech with its facials, I was excited to see how the serene atmosphere would blend with the latest in cutting-edge skincare...

Ringing Up Retail

Discover How to Boost Holiday Sales
'Tis the season to maximize your spa's retail sales. However, with many consumers still struggling with a depressed economy, you may find making your sales numbers more challenging than ever. In Software Advice , ERP Analyst Michael Koploy offers strategies to increase traffic and revenue in " Five Strategies to Boost Holiday Retail Sales ." Here, he shares a few...

Noreen Breaks Down How To Host an Open House

Our guests were tickled pink! Smiles and laughter were seen and heard everywhere! They made new friends and the events bonded our relationship with them even more.
We just hosted our annual Fall (in November) and Holiday OPEN HOUSE week this past weekend. Both were another profitable and beautiful success. Our guests were tickled pink! Smiles and laughter were seen and heard everywhere! They made new friends and the events bonded our relationship with them even more. Our drink menu enjoyed by all was: A bit of...

Joya Salon at the Montelucia Straightens Out Clients

Guests can enjoy a special offer at the Joya Salon Blow Out Bar.
I just returned last night from a weekend in Arizona, where I was celebrating the wedding of my good friend, American Spa 's Editor-in-Chief, Julie Keller. Because my staff and I were swamped wrapping up our last issue before we all took a few days off to travel, I didn't have time to get a blowout before my trip. So...

Spas Provide Holiday Cheer with a Host of Inspired Treatments

Get In the Spirit With Holiday-Themed Treatments
Spa-goers should have no trouble getting into the holiday spirit this year thanks to the many themed treatments available. The Aquae Sulis Spa at JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa is spicing up the season with a Gingerbread Man-icure ($65), which involves a butter brulee whole milk hydration wrap, a brown sugar polish, and a warmed, spicy caramel milk...

Atlantic City Spas Present SpaTacular

Las Vegas spa offers a creative charity promotion that also boosts sales.
While Atlantic City may be best known for its casinos, it’s also gaining an excellent reputation as the site of some pretty spectacular spas. This month, the blissful buzz will be even greater, thanks to SpaTacular, a promotion presented under the Total Atlantic City umbrella of Caesars, Harrah's Resort, Bally's and Showboat. From Friday, December 9 to Friday, December 23,...

Massage Envy Introduces a New Take on the 12 Days of Christmas

Wanting to help alleviate some of the stress brought on by the hectic holiday season, Massage Envy has launched its 12 Days of ME Facebook Holiday Contest.
Wanting to help alleviate some of the stress brought on by the hectic holiday season, Massage Envy has launched its 12 Days of ME Facebook Holiday Contest. To participate, fans must post a picture of themselves and their favorite holiday activity, such as decorating the tree or baking cookies. The public will then vote on their favorite images starting Dec...

Is There Hope for Holiday Sales?

Lisa Starr delves into this year's retail trends following Black Friday.
American Spa columnist Lisa Starr recently blogged about the outlook for holiday sales on GramercyOne's fabulous blog. She had some spectacular points and gathered very valuable research, so we're re-posting her blog here. Be sure to follow her GramercyOne blog for more great articles like the one below: Black Friday acquired its name because it was traditionally the day in...

Aquae Sulis Debuts 12 Days of Giving

Las Vegas spa offers a creative charity promotion that also boosts sales.
One of my favorite holiday songs is the “Twelve Days of Christmas.” So when I heard about a cool fundraiser by Aquae Sulis as the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa that combines, spa, charity, and my favorite tune, I thought it was an inspired idea. This year, the spa is hosting “12 Days of Giving,” a holiday fundraiser...

OPI’s Holland Collection Kicks Up the Creativity

American Spa’s editors are intrigued by OPI's Spring/Summer 2012 Collection
Here at American Spa , we get pretty excited when we encounter inspired creativity. So when we received a press release about OPI’s Holland Collection, which will be released in Spring/Summer 2012, we fell in love with the new polish names. I’ve known for years that OPI Executive VP & Artistic Director Suzi Weiss-Fischmann is a wonder when it comes...

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