Just a reminder that I will be doing a webinar this Wednesday January 16, 2013 at 12:00 noon EST revealing the 2013 Global Spa and Wellness Trend predictions. Please join me if you can – you can register here.
The beginning of a New Year seems like a good time to share my response to a remark that was made at the 2012 Global Spa and Wellness Summit in Aspen that has caused quite a flurry of discussion ever since. Peter Rummell, former head of Disney Imagineering who was one of the keynote speakers, suggested that we, as an industry, get rid of the word “spa.” He said “it conjures up affluent, white, women and is hurting our reputation.” Ouch. Continue reading