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  • Sleep tight!

    Sleep tight!

    A good night’s sleep is important for emotional, physical and mental wellbeing especially in our fast-paced lifestyles. There is an increasing number of therapies and products to help induce this much needed slumber. Hastings Hotels have introduced a natural therapy …
  • Needles at the ready for a Fair Isle escape

    Needles at the ready for a Fair Isle escape

    Perfect for relaxing, distressing and enjoying the surrounding countryside, ECT Travel is offering a Shetland Knitting tour with expert, Alison Crowther-Smith. Guests can experience the magic and history of Northern Scotland while learning the traditional Fair Isle knitting technique in …
  • New England rated a healthy choice

    New England rated a healthy choice

    Three New England states are listed as the top 10 healthiest American states according to a new report.   Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire have been listed in the top 10 healthiest US states. The 28th annual report from the United Health …
  • The Next Big Thing in Wellness – Costa Rica 2018

    The Next Big Thing in Wellness – Costa Rica 2018

    The Costa Rica Tourism Board has launched a new tourism strategy for 2018 – ‘Wellness Pura Vida’ – a new ethos that redefines what it means to look after the body and soul.  According to the World Health Organization, “burnout”, the state of …
  • Connect with the cosmic energy of ancient Peru

    Connect with the cosmic energy of ancient Peru

    From healing spa treatments using indigenous Andean plants and herbs, to cleansing ceremonies bathed in nature and mystical culture, the Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel is offering its guests the opportunity to awaken and nourish mind, body and soul. The hotel’s …
  • Art of Aufguss Workshop at Rudding Park

    Art of Aufguss Workshop at Rudding Park

    Rudding Park Spa is introducing the UK’s first Art of Aufguss Workshops under the  tuition of Sauna Meister, Lay Pang Ong. Recognised as a leading wellness practice across Europe, it involves a Master of Aufguss using essential oils to create …
  • Chewing Over A Modern Mayr Cure at Park Igls, Austria

    Chewing Over A Modern Mayr Cure at Park Igls, Austria

    My happiest New Year fantasy is to wake up back at the Park Igls Hotel in the Austrian Tyrol, all set to be cosily eased into a Modern Mayr Cure – making me healthier, fitter & thinner for 2018! The …
  • The ‘Ayurbodha’ treatment in Kerala

    The ‘Ayurbodha’ treatment in Kerala

     Introducing ‘Ayurbodha’, a new offering from Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) aimed at blending tourism and the knowledge of Ayurveda. Under this new initiative, the traveller can stay at any of the KTDC resorts located in Kerala and learn about …
  • The Caribbean to reinvigorate wellness tourism

    The Caribbean to reinvigorate wellness tourism

    The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has declared 2018 the Year of Wellness and Rejuvenation in the Caribbean. “For those who focus on renewing body and spirit, the options are virtually endless; from beachfront workouts and yoga retreats, to wellness resorts …
  • Cliveden is honoured to back on the spa scene

    Cliveden is honoured to back on the spa scene

    Cliveden Spa, was awarded the accolade of ‘Best New or Back on the Scene Luxury Spa’ in the annual Condé Nast Johansens 2018 Awards for Excellence. The opening of The Cliveden Spa in July 2017 marked the completion of a …

Reviews

  • Chewing Over A Modern Mayr Cure at Park Igls, Austria

    Chewing Over A Modern Mayr Cure at Park Igls, Austria

    My happiest New Year fantasy is to wake up back at the Park Igls Hotel in the Austrian Tyrol, all set to be cosily eased into a Modern Mayr Cure – making me healthier, fitter & thinner for 2018! The …
  • The Healing Waters of Bath

    The Healing Waters of Bath

    Dip your toe into the therapeutic waters of Bath for a reflection of a Roman era. Echoing a bygone time, it’s easy to imagine servants carrying vessels of mineral rich water, bathing in the warm waters that promise miraculous healing …
  • A Designer Touch

    A Designer Touch

    Editor’s Review: Versace clothing, jewellery, eyewear,  fragrances….. Welcome to Versace hospitality, to the Versace Palazzo in Dubai styling furniture, furnishings and paintings in this fashion branded hotel which stands smartly in the heart of Dubai’s developing Culture Village. Step into …
  • The Viceroy Palm Jumeirah Dubai

    The Viceroy Palm Jumeirah Dubai

    Editor’s Review: A Spa with a story to tell …. We have read tales of nomads crossing the desert in search of an oasis to revive and rejuvenate them for their onward journey. Today, searching for such finds has become …
  • Unveiling the refurbished Preidlhof Luxury Spa Resort

    Unveiling the refurbished Preidlhof Luxury Spa Resort

    Award-winning luxury health and spa resort, Preidlhof in South Tyrol, Italy has reopened following a €6 million luxury refurbishment. Overseen by Austrian designer, Reinhard Köck, Preidlhof’s refurbishment will see the the unveiling of 36 new luxury suites and five luxury …
  • May we have your tension please…..

    May we have your tension please…..

    Deep in the heart of Suffolk lies the pretty village of Lavenham with its crooked buildings dating back to medieval times. Woven between quaint teashops and art galleries sits the Swan Hotel, camouflaged by its age-old timber structure. Inside with …
  • ESPALife at The Corinthia

    ESPALife at The Corinthia

    My arrival is greeted with a warm chamomile tea and a gentle smile. The reception looks like a setting for Chanel – all champagne and shiny black marble with an imposing statue. It is calm, tranquil and luxurious. EspaLife is …
  • Groupe Floirat introduces Wellness Programme at La Réserve

    Groupe Floirat introduces Wellness Programme at La Réserve

    Located in the heart of the Basque countryside, the property invites guests to experience the most soothing yet nurturing breaks with a new wellness programme. Offerings will include various packages incorporating a revitalising two-night stay, fun fitness activities for guests …