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DAILY NEWS, JOBS, TRAINING & TENDERS Alila Jakarta introduces spa suites

Alila Jakarta resort in the heart of Old Batavia, Indonesia has launched its refurbished Spa Alila Jakarta, which includes new spa suites for dedicated therapies. The new Reflex Room,

Te spa will be the first to open in Times Square

Times Square set to get first spa as part of Hyatt Hotel

Times Square, New York, is about to get its first spa as part of the 487-room Hyatt Hotel development. Te 4,200sq ſt (390sq m) spa - which will

be the only one in the area - will be open to both locals and guests and will include five treatment rooms - one of which will be for couples. The spa will offer a full range of services and treatments, including manicure and pedicure stations. Spa visi- tors will also have access to the Dry Bar. Rooms will have an “apartment-like” feel

to them, with only 11 per floor. Tere will be a Presidential Suite featuring a private terrace overlooking Manhattan. Designed by SLCE Architects and SPAN

Architecture respectively, the hotel will also feature a 54-story glass exterior, and rooſtop lounge. Scheduled to open October 2013, other

amenities at the Hyatt hotel include a fitness centre and iPad check-in. Details:

Second Hyatt Regency coming to Moscow

The new Hyatt Regency Moscow Istra Resort is set to join the Ararat Park Hyatt Moscow, already opened in the city, in 2017. Located on the shores of the famous Istra

Reservoir, the resort will feature 168 guest- rooms and 52 extended-stay apartments. It will also house a spa facility and fit-

ness centre along with a conference centre, a 3,760sq ſt (350sq m) ballroom and indoor and outdoor pools. Additionally, the hotel will offer a range

of food and beverage outlets, including an all-day-dining restaurant and a bar, lobby lounge and a specialty restaurant. Hyatt Regency Moscow Istra Resort will

join five other Hyatt-branded hotels cur- rently under development across Russia. Details:


which has been created exclusively for “on the go” travellers, provides space for relaxation, stress recovery and recharge with a range of short effective therapies from 15 to 60 minutes. Tese individual spa treatments are focused on reflexology, acu- pressure and light oil head massages. The urban interiors of the Reflex Room

are done in dark wood with aged wood art pieces and hardwood floors to calm and soothe guests. Fully reclining reflexology loungers with privacy screens provide are provided to create an intimate space for relaxation. The new Spa Suites were designed in a

Te reflex room has been created exclusively for “on the go” travellers

cocooning environment for couples, groups and individuals. Te couples’ spa suites fea- ture a relaxation daybed, treatment beds, foot wash stations, private steamrooms, showers, and private vanity bathtubs. Te spa menu has also undergone a major

revamp and now boasts therapeutic beauty treatments using 100 per cent natural Alila Living products. Details:

Spa Strategy launches new financial model

A new financial model for spas, created by Spa Strategy, has been launched with the aim of making it easier to monitor both good perfor- mances and identify any areas requiring attention. SpaVI is designed to assist

operators, owners and finan- ciers of spas. For operators, the model can help to improve the performance of their spas to increase revenues. For own- ers, it can help to assess the value of their spas and to help configure the best format in any new builds. Finally for financiers, it will give them the abil- ity to assess the validity of a spa lending or investment opportunity. SpaStrategy benchmark the spa’s actual or

Te model is designed to assist operators, owners and financiers of spas

of staff performance and property utilisa- tion. Te process is designed to identify both good performances in addition to areas that require attention. It combines benchmarking, scenario model-

projected performance in the four key areas of customer capture, sales effectiveness, efficiency

ling and capital value assessment for realistic solutions. Details:

Paris and London lead hotel performance for May

Paris leads the way for European hotel per- formance in May, followed closely by London, with the two capital cities generat- ing significantly more revenue than any other city in Europe. While Paris finished fourth in room occupancy (82.4 per cent), It had the

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highest numbers in average room rate (€327.11) and Rev Par (€269.67). London had the highest occupancy (85.5 per

cent) but came second in average room rate (€204.98) and revenue per room (€175.31). Te two cities were the only to have Rev PAR of over €150. Details:

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