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The International Standards of SpaExcellence(SM)2008
The International Standards of SpaExcellence(SM)2014

A Quality System Approach for Spa Businesses
Available as an electronic book (82 pages) for $35 US.
Please note that the EXE file is not automatically delivered. The EXE file is emailed individually by me (Julie Register) as soon as I am notified of the order by PayPal. Click on the button below to order your copy.


copyright Gresei - Fotolia_56091070_XSWelcome to DiscoverSpas.com! I'm Julie Register, and I've provided information to spa consumers and spa professionals on the Internet for over 18 years. I invite you to explore the site by clicking on the links to the left. You can read about my experiences at resort, hotel and day spas across the globe in Spa Reviews. You will also find reviews of a number of destination spas including:

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SpaQuality LLC is committed to advancing the spa industry by 1) Providing The International Standards of SpaExcellenceSM, quality management standards for spas, 2) Educating the spa industry in quality management principles and practices, 3) Assessing spas for compliance to The International Standards of SpaExcellenceSM, 4) Recognizing spas that meet the standards with a SpaExcellenceSM Certificate and Crystal Award. You can also find information on how my other company, SpaQuality LLC, and our SpaExcellenceSM program has helped spas improve. Examples include:

  • how one spa achieved a 22% annual revenue growth (4x the industry average!) with outstanding leadership and empowered teamwork deeply rooted in a SpaExcellenceSM quality sytem (read more) and
  • how SpaQuality LLC Consulting guided the first US spa to ISO 9001:2008 certification (read more).

SpaQuality Articles offer insight on spa leadership, document management, actionable feedback and more. Finally, you can learn about our publication, The International Standards of SpaExcellenceSM2014, A Quality System Approach for Spa Businesses, which outlines the essential business elements necessary to establish and manage an excellent spa quality system that has integrity and which results in:

  • Satisfied and loyal Guests,
  • Engaged and dependable staff,
  • Reduced risks,
  • Smooth operations every day, and
  • Financial success.

The International Standards of SpaExcellenceSM has been sold to spas and spa professioals in over 40 countries. Click HERE for details about the book's contents, the Model of a Process-Based Spa Quality System and The Table of Contents. The International Standards of SpaExcellenceSM2014, A Quality System Approach for Spa Businesses (82 pages) is available as an electronic book for $35 US. Please note that the PDF file is not automatically delivered. The file is emailed individually by me (Julie Register) as soon as I am notified of the order by PayPal. Click on the button below to order your copy.

Happy reading!

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Julie Register (click here to learn more about me)




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