WTS International

WTS International Wins Contract for Management of Montauk Spa

WTS International (WTS), a global spa consultancy and management firm, has been appointed to lead the refurbishment of The Seawater Spa at the Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa (Long Island). Beginning April 1, the company will also take over the management of the resort’s wellbeing facilities. “WTS has both the extensive industry knowledge and the experience to deliver our vision of an impeccable destination spa,” says George Filopoulos, president at Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa.” The hotel features an ocean-fed seawater pool and thalassotherapy center, which uses water drawn directly from the sea off Montauk, and is then...

WTS International Appoints New Vice Preisdent of Asia Pacific

WTS International (WTS), a global spa consultancy and management firm, appointed Lily Tan as vice president of Asia Pacific. In her new role, she will oversee development and operations for WTS Asia. A former regional director of operations for the Minor Group, Tan oversaw the northern Asia region for the company. She has also worked on conceptual branding, spa design, spa menu development, and operations with Accor , Starwood Hotels & Resorts , Marriott , and Urban Group properties. “I will be responsible for managing all existing accounts in the region and for developing new business to grow WTS’s presence,”...

WTS Appoints Kim Matheson as Senior Vice President of International Development

WTS International (WTS), a consulting and management firm for spas, fitness, and leisure facilities, announced the appointment of Kim Matheson as senior vice president of international development. She will be responsible for business development, overseeing key spa accounts, creating new spa concepts, and providing advice to WTS clients on retail sales and marketing. "We’re thrilled to welcome Kim Matheson to WTS to support our global growth,” says Gary Henkin, president of WTS International. “Her deep experience and qualifications in spa and leisure facility design and operations will be a tremendous asset to our clients." Most recently, Matheson was president of...

Delos Appoints New President of International and Signature Programs

Delos , the pioneer of Wellness Real Estate, has announced the appointment of Alfredo Carvajal as president of the international and signature programs divisions. In his new role, Carvajal will be responsible for the company’s signature overlay programs, offering wellness solutions to the hospitality and residential sectors. “With extensive experience in international management, global best practices, and creative strategic positioning from some of the world’s most recognized hospitality and wellness brands, Alfredo’s insight and leadership will serve as an invaluable asset to the Delos executive team,” says Delos founder Paul Scialla. “We look forward to having Alfredo on board, as...

WTS International Collaborates with Coola Suncare and Living Earth Crafts

WTS International (WTS), a consulting and management firm for spas, fitness, and leisure facilities, has teamed up with skincare brand Coola Suncare and spa equipment manufacturer Living Earth Crafts to create the Coola Cart, a mobile retail and point-of-sale trolley. “We saw an opportunity for our spas to grow sales while giving great customer service and approached Coola and Living Earth Crafts with the concept for the cart,” says Alfredo Carvajal, chief operating officer of WTS. Designed to drive business to the spa and increase retail sales, the cart takes spa products poolside to hotel guests. “The purpose of this...

WTS International Wins Management Contract for Spa Evangeline at The Epicurean Hotel

The Epicurean Hotel (Tampa, FL) has become the first U.S. property to join the Autograph Collection of Marriott International .
 WTS International (WTS), a global spa consultancy and contract operator, was involved with the creation of the hotel’s Spa Evangeline , developing the concept for the spa. “We worked with the Epicurean on design and then went on to support the opening,” says Susie Hammer, vice president of spa operations at WTS. “This included the development of marketing materials, the menu, and other collateral, as well as the hiring and training of staff. Today, we continue our involvement by providing...