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UNITING THE WORLD OF FITNESS
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L’Occitane debuts first cruise ship spa

French skincare brand L’Occitane has opened its first cruise spa in Myanmar onboard the Sanctuary Ananda.

The Thambyadine Spa by L’Occitane, named after a paddle steamer in the old Irrawaddy Flotilla, is located on the Yangon Deck and offers two treatment rooms for guests of the 21-suite river cruise ship.

The spa menu has been designed to embrace traditional Burmese therapies that stay true to the L’Occitane experience; a signature Burmese massage uses a firm technique to relieve aches and pains. Other therapies include reflexology and the Immortelle Secret of Youth facial.

The spa is a natural extension of the L’Occitane brand, offering authentic ingredients fused with traditional therapies, to offer a “true voyage of the senses,” said Helene Goetzelmann, general manager of international spa for L’Occitane.

L’Occitane’s spa network includes 92 spas in 30 countries, with flagship spas in France, Hong Kong and Brazil, as well as 'Petit Spas' connected to retail stores and Spas by L’Occitane in five-star hotels.

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French skincare brand L’Occitane has opened its first cruise spa in Myanmar onboard the Sanctuary Ananda.
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Reopening
Policing the rules, even if it means losing members, will be crucial to building trust as health clubs reopen, Paul Roberts tells Kath Hudson
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Katie Lewis and Lindsey Simpson co-founded Workplace Mental Wealth to drive workforce change in the health and fitness industry. Liz Terry talks to Lewis about their first research study – the Fitness and Active Leisure Workforce State of Mind Survey – and the launch of The Good Work Pledge
HCM magazine
New tax laws will hit the UK fitness sector in early April, changing the way freelance PTs are legally classified for income tax and national insurance, as Abi Harris reports
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It’s a beautiful vision but there’s a lot of hard work ahead
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Management software
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Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
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Property & Tenders
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Hillingdon Borough Council
Property & Tenders
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Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
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News

L’Occitane debuts first cruise ship spa

French skincare brand L’Occitane has opened its first cruise spa in Myanmar onboard the Sanctuary Ananda.

The Thambyadine Spa by L’Occitane, named after a paddle steamer in the old Irrawaddy Flotilla, is located on the Yangon Deck and offers two treatment rooms for guests of the 21-suite river cruise ship.

The spa menu has been designed to embrace traditional Burmese therapies that stay true to the L’Occitane experience; a signature Burmese massage uses a firm technique to relieve aches and pains. Other therapies include reflexology and the Immortelle Secret of Youth facial.

The spa is a natural extension of the L’Occitane brand, offering authentic ingredients fused with traditional therapies, to offer a “true voyage of the senses,” said Helene Goetzelmann, general manager of international spa for L’Occitane.

L’Occitane’s spa network includes 92 spas in 30 countries, with flagship spas in France, Hong Kong and Brazil, as well as 'Petit Spas' connected to retail stores and Spas by L’Occitane in five-star hotels.

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French skincare brand L’Occitane has opened its first cruise spa in Myanmar onboard the Sanctuary Ananda.
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World Leisure Organization (WLO) has opened the entry process for its International Innovation Prize. Now
Health clubs, leisure centres and studios in England have opened today (12 April) for the
A major new initiative will look to strengthen and unite the fitness industry's voice in
A parliamentary report is calling for a £3bn intervention fund to build back better health
Leisure centre operator Everyone Active has formed a partnership with WW (formerly called Weight Watchers),
Adults suffering from chronic pain should be advised to take exercise, rather than be prescribed
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Miha Bodytec GmbH
Welsh leisure trust, Aneurin Leisure (ALT), has announced it’s forging ahead with a £600,000 (US$821,000,
As health clubs and fitness studios in England are counting the hours down to reopening
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John Treharne, founder of The Gym Group, and Jana Havrdová, president of the Czech Chamber
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Global Wellness Summit
Global Wellness Summit
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Total Fitness is entering into a company voluntary arrangement (CVA), after being hit hard by
Children aged between 4 and 6 who have better cardiorespiratory health than their peers also
fibodo Limited
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HCM Magazine
Insight
An October 2020 IHRSA report found 95% of members miss at least one aspect of their club and more than half are dissatisfied with their lockdown fitness routines
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Tad Chapman from Active IQ argues that operators should take a fresh look at apprenticeships and their power to drive recovery
HCM Magazine
Facilities
Changing rooms have been largely closed during the pandemic, but as clubs open up, how will ongoing pandemic restrictions impact changing room design? We ask the experts for their observations and reflections
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
The University of Stirling has transformed its fitness offering with world-class performance sport and fitness facilities powered by Technogym
HCM Magazine
Wellness
The team manager of Mahindra Racing talks to Kate Cracknell about creating a new corporate culture in a competitive world – one that places employee wellbeing first
HCM Magazine
HCM People
I don’t think we can point to any club in America that’s doing better now compared to pre-pandemic times
HCM Magazine
Reopening
Policing the rules, even if it means losing members, will be crucial to building trust as health clubs reopen, Paul Roberts tells Kath Hudson
HCM Magazine
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Katie Lewis and Lindsey Simpson co-founded Workplace Mental Wealth to drive workforce change in the health and fitness industry. Liz Terry talks to Lewis about their first research study – the Fitness and Active Leisure Workforce State of Mind Survey – and the launch of The Good Work Pledge
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It’s a beautiful vision but there’s a lot of hard work ahead
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Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
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In spite of having met all government-agreed, COVID-secure operating standards, group exercise has had a rough ride during the pandemic, being closed more than gyms. HCM asks why this is and what can be done about it
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Precor supports Aneurin Leisure Trust in three-site refurbishment
Welsh leisure trust, Aneurin Leisure (ALT), has announced it’s forging ahead with a £600,000 (US$821,000, €696,000) gym refurbishment in all three of its leisure centres.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Core Health & Fitness announces partnership with Énergie Fitness Iberia
Core Health & Fitness is proud to have signed an exclusive supplier agreement for the roll- out of all projected clubs with Énergie Fitness Iberia over the next seven years.
Company profiles
Company profile: TVS Group
The TVS Group supply and install sports and fitness flooring to a wide range of ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Indigofitness Ltd
We Create Training Spaces! We've been designing and delivering high quality training spaces for almost ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Management software
fibodo Limited: Management software
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Property & Tenders
Hillingdon
Hillingdon Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
12 Jun 2021
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
13-14 Jun 2021
Online,
Diary dates
16-17 Jun 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-04 Jul 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
18-19 Sep 2021
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2021
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
04-07 Nov 2021
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
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