I rarely do this, however am making an exception in this case because I feel it is that important. Rather than just giving you a link to an article, I am retyping the entire article here for you (with attribution, of course). It is from today’s (Feb 20, 2012) Manila Standard Daily newspaper and titled, [...]
I got lucky. Then I got super-lucky. I heard about the Clinton “Health Matters” Conference scheduled just prior to the Bob Hope Classic Golf Tournament (now called the Humana Challenge Golf Tournament) that was going to be taking place in Indian Wells, CA just a week before it was actually going to happen. Then I found [...]
I had a big “ah ha!” recently. It came after reviewing my notes and reflecting on what I heard and learned at the World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress I attended in Chicago a few weeks ago. It was the revelation that because of medical tourism – people traveling across borders eitherinternationally or domestically for [...]
Anti-aging products and treatments are everywhere—and ever-growing. It seems like each week, another cream, treatment, miracle pill or you-name-it is coming out and promising to vanish our spots, smooth our wrinkles and make us all look beautiful and young. Among the products out there, perhaps the most innovative of these new measures comes in the form of a new injectable called LAVIV™ .
Here is a letter I sent a few days ago to all those who attended the Global Spa Summit in Bali. I thought you might enjoy it as well. Dear Colleague, To my surprise, there were tears. I will explain in a minute. Yesterday, SpaEvidence.com was “officially” launched to the entire industry, to media, and [...]
Whether you’re thinking about getting a medical-grade facial or perhaps a cosmetic procedure, chances are you will be going to a medical spa to do it. Here’s what you should know and expect going into your first appointment.
INTRODUCTION I am so honored to be Co-Chairing the event this year with Susie Ellis and Jeff Mathews. This has been an exciting and busy year and I have a new appreciation for the work and commitment of Susie and Dulcy Gregory and others who have worked so hard on the Summits before this one. [...]
Whatever terms you use, “aging baby boomers,” “silver spa-ers” or “active retirees,” the fact is that the 65-plus spa-going demographic will have a massive impact on the industry for years to come. The data on the “graying” of the North American, European and Japanese populations could fill a library, with these regions’ populations aging at [...]
So let’s take a look at our 5th spa trend prediction for 2010 called “The Hybrid Spa” and see how we did. (Hint, my grade is lower than the first four trends on this one.) Last year at this time we were noticing a movement toward fusing several concepts together. For many years we had seen [...]