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Spa Chelsea relaunches holistic spa Tom wALKeR


Private members health and fitness club Te Chelsea Club has rebranded and relaunched its spa offering at the Stamford Bridge stadium in London. Antara will replace the for-


mer Escape spa at the club and will be open to non-members for individual treatments and day spa visits. Facilities include five treatment rooms, a hammam, a consultation room and an open manicure and pedicure area. Treatments include a range


SpaFinder reveals 2011 global spa trends


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Global spa and wellness resource SpaFinder has published its eighth annual forecast, which has identified the 10 trends expected to influence the industry in 2011. Data from more than 9,000 spas and


salons across the world; analysis from a wide range of experts; and interviews with sector analysts helped shape the report. Among the top trends are the growth of


the baby boomer demographic; spa deals; and the need for spas to cater for older clients. Details: spafinder.com


Te Antara spa will replace the former Escape Spa at the Chelsea Club


of European, Ayurvedic and Oriental therapies, as well as fusion treatments, such as Ayurveda Hot Stones (Lithos therapy and Ayurveda Oil therapy) and Cleopatra Royal Bath (oriental massage, aromatherapy body and face treatment in a Turkish ham- mam). Antara has sourced its own supply of Ayurvedic oils from India and in addition


uses US-based ONLY YOURx skincare and Aromatherapy Associates. Te revamped spa also features a Moroccan-


styled entrance and a Turkish décor, as well as Indian inspired rooms and specialist furni- ture for Ayurvedic therapies and contemporary chic for European beauty treatments.


2010 AsiaSpa Award winners revealed More than 400 representatives from across


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UK-based Aromatherapy Associates has been been awarded the Spa Product of the Year accolade at this year’s annual AsiaSpa Awards, which were held at the Mira Hotel in Hong Kong on 11 November.


the global spa sector attended the ceremony. AsiaSpa editor-in-chief Rebecca Walker


said: “Tis year’s awards are our biggest yet, which is a wonderful reflection of healthy com- petition within the industry.”


Bannatyne Group opens day spa in Kent Tom wALKeR


The Bannatyne Group has opened a £350,000 wellbeing spa in Broadstairs, Kent. The spa is the 31st in the


Bannatyne Spa chain and is an extension to the existing Bannatyne’s Health Club at Westwood Farm. Facilities include four


therapy rooms, a dual treat- ment room for couples and a relaxation room. Treatments are supplied by Elemis and include lava shell massages, facials, detox regimes and Ionithermie. Other ameni- ties include a spray tan room, manicure and pedicure thrones and a ID Bare Escentuals mineral make up station. Duncan Bannatyne, founder of Bannatyne Group, said: “In line with all my existing health


© cybertrek 2010 Spa deals such as ‘bring a friend’ are hot trends


Luxury day spa opens at historic Longhirst Hall


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A luxury day spa has opened at Longhirst Hall in Morpeth, Northumberland. Set within the grounds of the 77-bed-


room Longhirst Hall hotel, Decoro Spa boasts five treatment rooms, a spa pool, a traditional sauna, steamroom, an aro- matherapy room, foot spas, and a monsoon shower – all installed by Dalesauna. Te new spa’s treatments are to be sup-


plied by UK-based product house Natural Empathy, which will include massages, body wraps and facials.


New spa manager for Formby Hall Golf Resort


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Formby Hall Golf Resort near Southport has commenced the relaunch of its spa offer with the appointment of new man- ager Asha Deloup. Te 30-year-old will take up the position


Bannatyne’s strategic plans include combining health clubs with spas


clubs and spas, the Broadstairs spa will pro- vide a high quality service and experience for every visitor, offering the latest treatments and using leading luxury product ranges.”


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following a two-year stint managing spas in Asia, heading up the spa at Huvafen Fushi, Maldives, in her last post. Deloup will head up a new team at


Formby Hall Golf Resort’s Te Spa, which is set to offer the ESPA product range as part of its relaunch.


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