Forbes Travel Guide

Forbes Announces Star Awards of 2015

Forbes Travel Guide has unveiled its 57th list of Star Rating winners from around the world. This year's list includes seven new Five-Star spas, 17 new Four-Star spas, and more. The newcomers bring the totals to 115 Five-Star hotels, 48 Five-Star spas, 336 Four-Star hotels, and 163 Four-Star spas. Below is the list of the new Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star and Four-Star Spas. Five-Star Spas : Spa Montage at Montage Beverly Hills (CA) Eau Spa at Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa (FL) Chuan Spa at The Langham, Chicago The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Pudong (Shanghai) The Peninsula Spa Tokyo...

Ella Stimpson Joins Sea Island as Spa Director

Sea Island (GA) announced the appointment of Ella Stimpson as spa director of the resort’s renowned Spa at Sea Island, which has received the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star award for six consecutive years and was recently named the number four spa in the continental U.S in Travel + Leisure’s 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards . Stimpson will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the 65,000 square-foot spa, including developing innovative treatments, services and classes, and leading a staff of therapists, consultants, and providers. She comes to Sea Island from Las Vegas, where she recently served as executive director of spa...