/Tag: spa


Giving Your Gym a Social Upgrade

Larry Mogelonsky | November 6, 2019

By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. ( With the hospitality industry continuing to explore ways to capitalize on the wellness trend, most are looking in the spa and healthy dining directions, but there’s a third pillar that many haven’t properly investigated. To this end, and with the younger generations increasing wanting to exercise while traveling, the fitness center is primed to become a major selling feature for hotels. There is one central aspect of the gym to keep in mind for any new build or future renovation, and please excuse the history lesson! The gymnasium has its origins all the way back to Ancient G...

Spa 2.0: How to Find Profits in the Emerging Wellness 2.0

Babs Harrison | October 23, 2018

By Babs Harrison Face a stark reality: many resort and hotel spas disappoint management and owners alike when it comes to guest usage and the resulting profits. Word of advice: it will only get worse for those pursuing a rigid spa menu of services and activities. Spa just isn't a universally powerful guest magnet anymore, in part because of the sheer number of spas, in part because a "been there, done that" indifference has spread across many potential guests when they think about a spa vacation. Wellness is a powerful magnet - it's new, there's major buzz, and many swear by its benefits. That's why for those ...

U.S. Hoteliers, You Too Can Now Take Advantage of What European Hoteliers Have Enjoyed for Years

GFL Cosmetics | January 5, 2016

New York City, January 5, 2015 – GFL Cosmetics, Europe's premier hospitality amenity company, is launching into the United States market. While celebrating its 20th anniversary in Milan, Italy, GFL Cosmetics is launching its newest venture: distribution within the United States. Specializing in retail and courtesy bath articles for the hotel and spa hospitality industries, GFL is known for its superior quality products, Ecocert Organic and EcoLabel certified cosmetics, and innovative, aesthetically pleasing and environmentally conscience packaging. "We are very pleased to introduce the hotels and resorts of the U.S. to the excepti...

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