Editors' Perspective

Pritikin Longevity Center & Spa Gives the Heart a Little Love This February

Discover How One Spa Is Helping Guests Get Heart Healthy
Several years ago my dad went in for a routine checkup. Unfortunately, the physical was deemed about as routine as they come when he was told he would need bypass surgery, one of the most common surgeries performed in the U.S. Considering the fact that heart disease is a leading cause of death, it should come as no surprise that...

Drybar Opens Second NYC Location

Midtown Manhattanites can now get luscious locks in their own neighborhood.
Like most curly-haired girls, I enjoy a good blowout from time to time. But ever since I got bangs, blowouts have become more of a necessity than a luxury. Because of this, I was thrilled when I just received an invitation to attend the opening of the second NYC Drybar this Thursday. Located inside Le Parker Meridien (which makes it...

VH Spa for Vitality + Health Introduces Sunday Fun Day

Discover a New Way to Ease Work Day Woes For Your Spa-goers
While most people spend the better part of their Sundays dreading the upcoming work week, guests at VH Spa for Vitality + Health can put the day to better use with the Spa Party Package. Available through the end of 2012, the package includes 90 minutes of treatment time and a drink for just $99 (regularly priced $190). Guests can...

Eat Healthier in 2012

Harvard nutrition experts offer tips for breaking bad dietary habits.
I don’t know about you, but December 2011 was abysmal for my healthy eating routines. I honestly can say that I must have gained 10 pounds alone from the cookies, festive drinks, and decadent meals I enjoyed in the spirit of the seasons. And I would wager to guess that the same could be said of many of your clients...

The Spa at Terranea Introduces the Love Yourself Package in time for Valentine's Day

Discover How Your Spa Can Entice Solo Spa-goers This Valentine's Day
With Valentine’s Day only a mere month away, many spa’s are busy debuting packages that appeal to love-struck couples or those hoping to rekindle the romance. While The Spa at Terranea (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA) certainly has its fair share of couple-themed treatments, it is also introducing the Love Yourself Package (starting at $150), which is designed for those on...

Maldives Repeals Spa Ban

It's Still a Spa-Goers Dream in the Island Nation.
No sooner had the ban that would close resort spas in the Maldives taken effect than it was reversed. The stand-off this past week over Islam's role in governing the country is nothing if not dramatic. Fortunately, it looks like it will be business as usual for the spas there. For all those who have yet to experience the Maldive's...

Travelers are Looking to Unplug

What does your resort do to help guests relax when they are not taking advantage of your spa?
I left my iPhone at work last night, and I was a nervous wreck until this morning, stressed about what texts I was missing, who was beating me in Words with Friends, and how I was going to wake up without the alarm I use on my phone. But when I am on vacation, I love visiting resorts where there...

Spas Banned in the Maldives Over Prostitution Claim

Will A Political Standoff in the Maldives Render the Country Spa-less?
Two years ago, I had the good fortune to visit several spas in the Maldives. I feel especially lucky to have gone when I did after hearing the recent news about the government's move to close numerous luxury resort spas. The order came after protests by an Islamist party claiming the spas were a front for prostitution. Although Sim Ibrahim,...

The Spa at the Grand Del Mar Introduces a Series of Health and Wellness Retreats

Learn How A Series of Health and Wellness Retreats Can Help Spa-goers Keep Their Resolutions
With the new year upon us, I can't help but think what I'd like to do differently next year. Usually, my resolutions involve traveling more and to specific destinations. Of course, I always resolve to be healthier, as I think most people tend to do. For those who need a bit of encouragement or want to be accountable in that...

VH Spa for Vitality + Health Gives Back to Holiday Shoppers

Discover How VH Spa is Making Gift-Giving a Joy for All
Proving it's better to both give and receive, VH Spa for Vitality + Health at Hotel Valley Ho (Scottsdale, AZ) is making gift-giving even more appealing with a new promotion that gives a complimentary 30-minute spa treatment to those who purchase a $150 gift card before December 25. While it may seem a bit selfish to treat yourself too, I...

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