We’re excited to introduce the SpaFinder iPhone app, which finally puts SpaFinder’s leading directory of spas at your own fingertips. Using our comprehensive database, this app can help you find the best spa treatments and exclusive SpaFinder deals wherever you are (literally). Not only will this app help you find spas nearby and read our [...]
By Susie Ellis, SpaFinder Insider. Continuing down the list of the top 10 spa trends for 2010 we published a few weeks ago, the second one is what we are calling “the year of the hammam.” This one turned out to be a surprise for many however the reaction has been enthusiastically positive! Here is [...]
Traditionally, the thing to do after hitting the slopes was always sit around a cozy fire with pals, drinking hot cocoa or noshing on bread bowl of chili. The trend now is spa après-ski. You stay cozy and comfy, but instead slip on your spa robe and relax those tired muscles at the spa. Check out the new TOP 10 SKI SPAS below plus great winter specials.
A Day of Good News for Spasby Susie Ellis, SpaFinder Insider Peter (my husband and CEO of our company for those who are new to the blog) was in Florida this weekend and stopped by to say hi and congratulations to Paul Lehr, President of Pritikin Longevity Center and Spa. We had recently heard the [...]
I have Become a Spa Candle SnobBy Susie Ellis, SpaFinder Insider I have become a spa candle snob…and to a large degree I have only myself to blame. I noticed it last week as I was touring the new Amrita Spa at the Swiss Hotel in Istanbul. Their spa is quite large and has a [...]
Medical Tourism Congress in LA was Intriguing by Susie Ellis, SpaFinder Insider Am sharing notes I took on Day One of the Medical Tourism & Global Health Congress in Los Angeles earlier this week. (The notes in red are some of my personal thoughts.) Am here at the Hyatt Century City at the World Medical [...]
Some people fall asleep easily and then wake up at 3 in the morning while others take many hours to fall asleep. These are the two common patterns. Anything less than 7 hours of sleep is considered not enough. Even those of us who are good sleepers may not be getting enough rest.
A Hotel General Manager who Understands Spa by Susie EllisSpaFinder, Insider Had a lovely lunch with Rudy Tauscher, GM of the Mandarin Oriental, NY and Denise Vitiello who is their spa director extraordinaire. What a privilege to sit at one of the best tables in all of New York City overlooking Central Park on a [...]
Lance Armstrong Gets 200 Massages a Year : Spas are ImportantBy Susie Ellis, SpaFinder Insider Lance Armstrong gets 200 massages a year! That – and the reason he even mentioned this – was one of the “pearls of wisdom” I gleaned from yesterday’s closing session at what turned out to be a very good ISPA [...]
Three Gazillionaires Share Wisdom with ISPA AudienceBy Susie Ellis, SpaFinder Insider Am in Austin, Texas, at the annual International Spa Association (ISPA) event. While there are fewer attendees this year, the mood is very congenial and people seem to be enjoying a more intimate setting. This year there are two especially outstanding sessions. Along with [...]