23 Feb 2018 | Digital editions, magazines, websites, e-zines, handbooks and contract publishing for the leisure industry

Spa Opportunities issue 287, 2018 is now out!

Blogs:

Spa Opportunities bloggers:

Liz Terry
CEO,
Leisure Media

Kate Cracknell
editor-at-large,
Health Club Management

Katie Barnes
Managing Editor,
Spa Business

Lisa Starr
Senior Consultant,
Wynne Business

Anna Bjurstam
Owner,
Raison d'Etre

Dieter Buchner
Founding Partner,
Urban Healing

Jean-Guy de Gabriac
Founder/ CEO,
Tip Touch Academie

Marisa Dimitriadis
Managing Director,
The Spa Consultants

Anni Hood
Owner,
Kis Lifestyle Group

Jane Scrivner
Managing Director,
Jane Scrivner

hotels & hospitality

Building respectful partnerships

by Liz Terry

Mixed-use developments of all kinds rely on the inclusion of leisure elements for a range of vital impacts which make the difference between the success or failure of a scheme. [more...]

Adding value

by Liz Terry

Leisure is emerging as a powerful anchor for residential and retail developments, as well as adding significant bottom line value to a wide range of other development types. [more...]

Wellness surge breaks the Catch 22

by Liz Terry

As more consumers turn to a wellness lifestyle, spas in urban hotels in the US are enjoying the benefits of increased volume, with profits up significantly, according to a new report from PKFC – Trends® in the Hotel Spa Industry. [more...]

Trailblazing

by Liz Terry

In Leisure Management 2014 issue 3, we celebrate the disruptors – innovators who are coming into the leisure industry with new ideas which are innovative enough to bring about radical change in the way things are done in their sector – whether it be spa, health and fitness, sport or hospitality. [more...]

Tapping into wellness tourism

by Kate Cracknell

As health clubs align themselves more closely with wellness, exciting new opportunities are emerging. [more...]

India: challenge and opportunity

by Liz Terry

The phenomenal growth of the Indian economy is well documented, however, wellness and spa companies wanting to do business there need to be surgical in their analysis of the opportunities if they are to create successful businesses. [more...]

Emotional engagement

by Katie Barnes

Incredible spas resonate with guests at a deep level, ?lling their senses and engaging their emotions in a way that makes the experience powerful, profound and pleasurable. Yet given that the industry aspires to engage mind body and spirit, too many spas are just plain dreary. [more...]

Nimble thinking

by Liz Terry

Designing, funding, building and running facilities is an expensive undertaking, but because the majority of people's out-of-home leisure-time activity has traditionally taken place in and around some kind of facility, operators have always had to bear the costs associated with this infrastructure. [more...]

Competition is everywhere

by Liz Terry

Spas are expensive to build, and in creating them, owners, developers and operators either tie-up capital or have large debts to service. So spa operations have to generate enough operating profit to clear a number of big hurdles: covering their direct operating expenses; in some cases contributing to overheads; then servicing debt; then maybe paying back some of that debt; and then, finally, creating an actual return. [more...]

New style and substance

by Liz Terry

Happy New Year! The first edition of Leisure Management in 2013 marks the beginning of a new chapter in the magazine's development as it enters its 31st year and we hope you enjoy our new format, which will be more focused on the amazing people who make things happen in our industry. [more...]

Managers of the future

by Jean-Guy de Gabriac

Finding a fully qualified and experienced spa manager can be a hard task. There are currently so many different spa management courses and so many people aspiring to become spa managers that when a spa publishes a vacancy, it is often flooded by all sorts of applications. [more...]

Happy 30th birthday

by Liz Terry

Welcome to the 30th anniversary, souvenir edition of Leisure Management. We've brought together our leading contributors to explore the ways the industry has grown and developed since 1981. [more...]

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