Tricks of Reward Travel

Frequent travelers know that in 2015 the miles game got a lot more complicated with spend limits to reach status, mile value based on the price of the ticket and more. At every turn it seems the airline industry tries to make travel less and less appealing. As a luxury …

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Chiva Som Introduces Five New Retreats

Chiva Som introduces Five New Retreats

Several years ago I had the privilege of experiencing Chiva Som, one of the top destination spas in the world. Chiva Som’s programing is centered on themed retreats, and for 2016, Chiva Som introduces five new retreats. These new programs are  even more specialized and oriented towards the individual goals of guests …

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2015 Wellness Travel Award Winners

Spafinder Wellness 365TM today announced winners of the 2015 Wellness Travel Awards at a press event held at the World Travel Market in London. Inaugurated in 2014, the Wellness Travel Awards recognize the demand for healthier travel options and honor hotels, resorts, destination spas and retreats worldwide offering the best wellness vacations …

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Flavors of Fall in Spa Treatments

It seems pumpkin is in everything from our favorite coffee drink to spa treatments. Check out these top spas and how they’re using the flavors of Fall in spa treatments. Recognizing pumpkin’s full potential for the skin, SiSpa, the award-winning luxury waterfront spa at two of Florida’s top resorts, Palm Beach …

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The Camby Hotel Opens This December

Welcome to the Camby

For all of you who have wondered what is to become of the former Ritz Carlton in the Biltmore area, here is your answer, The Camby Hotel, Arizona’s first Autograph Collection property, opens in December. Tradition meets invention at The Camby Hotel, beginning with design that pairs classic columns and …

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Beauty & The Beach Package

Tofino, BC’s Long Beach Lodge Resort is offering a new, annual wellness & adventure package for women, Beauty & the Beach, challenging perceptions that wellness retreats are only about rest, relaxation, meditation, and should be in warm, sunny destinations to be successful. The inaugural Beauty & the Beach weekend is …

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Shhh: No Talking at the Spa

  Shhh: No talking at the spa. Mandarin Oriental is introducing a Silent Night program on December 16 at all its spas worldwide. Designed to serve as peaceful retreats, the spas will become completely silent for one night, with no music and no talking – not even for a therapist …

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Canyon Ranch Goes Global

One of the first destination spas, Canyon Ranch goes global with the announcement of the launch of its first-ever international destination, Canyon Ranch Wellness Resort at Kaplankaya, on the sun-kissed Aegean coast. The initial phase of the Canyon Ranch development, which will open in July 2016, will include a strikingly …

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