International Standards of SpaExcellence(SM)2014
A Quality System Approach for Spa Businesses
Available as an electronic book (82 pages) for $35 US.
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Best Spa Lists
2006 Top 10 US Spa Escapes from Good Morning
America and Travel + Leisure Magazine
July 20, 2006 Good Morning America teamed with
Travel + Leisure Magazine to put together a list of the top 10 spa escapes
in the country. Click HERE
for the details.
Inn and Spa - Washington, Connecticut
2. Miraval Life in Balance
- Catalina, Arizona
3. Sundara Inn and Spa -
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
4. Lake Austin Spa Resort
5. Spa at Four Seasons Hotel
-, New York, New York
6. Ritz-Carlton, Grande Lakes
- Orlando, Florida
7. Cal-a-Vie - Vista, California
8. Inn at Palmetto
Bluff, Bluffton, S.C.
9. Green Valley Spa - St. George,
10. Hotel Valley Ho -
More Spas in the News
In The Grand Spas of Central Europe, historian David Clay Large follows the grand spa story from Greco-Roman antiquity to the present, focusing especially on the years between the French Revolution and World War II, a period in which the major Central European Kurorte (literally, “cure-towns”) reached their peak of influence and then slipped into decline.
Manitou Springs, CO
September 30 through October 1,
Waterfest will bring together, educators, practitioners, water enthusiasts and local residents for three days to explore the geology, hydrology, health benefits, business, culture and history of mineral water. The recently opened SunWater Spa and Wellness Center offers guests the opportunity to soak in the heated mineral springs water that has made the town a health seekers retreat for more than 150 years.
Presentations and discussions at the Manitou Springs City Hall on Saturday, October 1st
- 10am: Geology & Hydrology: Understanding and Protecting our Mineral Springs Aquifers: vulnerabilities, dangers, and creative approaches
- 11:15am: Culture & History: Explore the history of Manitou Springs and the development of global spa cultures
1:45pm: A New Frontier in Medicine: Balneology and a new system of natural therapeutics, evidence and applications.
3:00pm: Business & Economics: Interactive Roundtable for Mineral Springs Owners & Operators: Challenges & Opportunities for the 21st Century
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