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Booker reveals Valentine’s spa spending boom
I like to focus on the true feelings of love that inspire Valentine’s Day celebrations instead of the consumerism, but I will happily accept a bunch of roses or box of dark chocolates. Spas are an growing part of the romantic spending leading up to Feb. 14, and Booker , known for its marketing and business management software, found some...

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...

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,...

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...

The Countdown to Cyber Monday

Find Out How Miraval is Providing Spa-Goers With Another Reason to Give Thanks
While most people are busy giving thanks today, some intrepid shoppers are already anxiously anticipating the start of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. To thank its guests and mark the occasion, Miraval is offering an unprecedented online discount on Monday, Nov. 28, for 24 hours. Spa-goers can take advantage of 30 percent off the spa's regular all-inclusive rates. Requiring a...

TREND ALERT: SpaFinder Releases State of Spa Travel Stats

Ge the scoop on the latest trends in spa travel.
Some of the most popular requests I receive as editor of American Spa are those for stats and surveys related to our industry. So, I'm happy to pass along my most recent finding— SpaFinder 's fifth-annual State of Spa Travel survey. Released this week, the report from a survey of travel agents shows that travel to hotel, resort, and destination...

The Surrey Brings Serenity to Holiday Shopping

A decadent new package combines shopping, spa, cocktails, and cookies.
Though Black Friday is the official start of the holiday shopping season, it’s certainly already kicked off with gusto in New York City. The subways are crammed, the sidewalks are jam-packed with tourists wielding shopping bags, and sale signs are populating countless shop windows. I, frankly, find it completely exhausting and am not at all excited about starting my holiday...

Tis the Season for Holiday Treatments

Want a Surefire Sign the Holidays Are Drawing Near?
With Halloween behind us and the recent east coast snowstorm, it's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas. I've already come across a number of seasonally inspired services that are sure to get clients in the holiday mood. The limited-time only Candy Cane Ritual ($120) at Reliquary Water Sanctuary & Spa at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas was...

A Girls' Getaway at Dry Hollow Ranch Offers Guests More than One Kind of Shot

A Texan Ranch offers Women a Unique Combination of Services.
I love creative packages that combine random things. For example, I've been known to host "Fondue and Taboo" night at my apartment, where my friends come over to eat fondue while playing boardgames. (Sidenote: If you've never played Taboo before, you are missing out.) That being said, you can now understand my excitement when I learned about the "Botox and...

Groupon Deals That Sound Too Good to Be True

When Is a Deal Not a Deal?
Earlier this year, I moderated a panel discussing the pros and cons of Groupon at the IECSC New York show. I’m especially interested in the topic, as I frequently rely on Groupon and other discount-related to sites to check out restaurants in my neighborhood. The consensus of the panel was that Groupon could be a useful tool to generate business...