Fake Reviews on Websites – Advice for SpasTake Control of Your Spa’s ‘Online Reputation’ – It’s An Important Way to Drive New BusinessBy Susie Ellis, SpaFinder Insider A cosmetic surgery company, Lifestyle Lift, that told its employees to post fake positive consumer reviews on the Web, has been fined $300,000 for fraud. Wow…that’s attention getting. [...]
Spas, Salons, Hot Pink Nails, and a NASCAR Race By Susie Ellis SpaFinder Insider Normally I would have no interest in NASCAR racing – however I couldn’t help but get involved this weekend. Peter decided to say “yes” to a crazy idea to become the primary sponsor for a car driven by NASCAR driver Danny [...]
Spa Trend Bingo Susie Ellis, SpaFinder Insider Just received an email this morning announcing the brand new book by Mark Hyman, M.D. It is called The UltraMind Solution. You may know Dr. Hyman from his time at Canyon Ranch in Lenox or perhaps you know his other books, UltraPrevention and UltraLongevity. It put a smile [...]
Hot Spas in LA: Century City Fitness Club & Spa, Obaji Skin Health Institute and Voda Spa – One is Extremely Hot!
Hot Spas in LA: Century City Fitness Club & Spa, Obagi Skin Health Institute and Voda Spa – One is Extremely Hot! By Susie Ellis After the ALIS event (American Lodging and Investment Summit), I had just enough time to visit three spas in the LA area before my flight back to New York. The [...]
What a difference a year makes!By Susie EllisPeter and I just arrived at the Lodge at Woodloch, a Destination Spa this afternoon. We drove up from Manhattan and arrived exactly five minutes before my Astara facial was to begin. What a delight to see how everything has come together. Woodloch opened a year ago this [...]
Steven and Dorothy Purdew are as talented at hospitality as a massage therapist is with gifted hands!
Steven and Dorothy Purdew: as talented at hospitality as a massage therapist is with gifted hands! By Susie Ellis I visited Champneys Tring during my UK trip. They won our 2007 Readers’ Choice Award for Favorite Spa in the UK, so I wanted to tour the new multi-million dollar make-over. Quite impressive! Here are several [...]
450 people working every day for three years: That is what it took to create the extraordinary place called The Farm at San Benito, along with the resolve of a man, Eckard Rempke, who was stubbornly committed to his vision of creating a place of healing unlike any other in the world. When I envision [...]