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Top news this week: Baha Mar resumes construction, Wynn Palace in Macau opens 48,000sq ft spa, Aman to spend US$30m in new spa developments and refurbs

It’s nearly the end of August and many of us have been on our holidays, but things in the spa industry haven’t slowed down.

This week we learned that the troubled Baha Mar resort in the Bahamas – which has faced a host of delays and a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing – is set to resume construction in September.

Resense is also debuting their 1,500sq m (16,000sq ft) stand-alone circular spa at the Kempinski in Beirut.

Meanwhile, the Wynn Palace in Macau has just opened its doors, with an impressive 4,450sqm) 48,000sq ft spa complete with its own Foucault pendulum.

Vladislav Doronin, the owner of boutique hotel brand Aman, has told Spa Business that the group is planning to spend up to US$30m (€26m, £21m) on new spa developments and refurbishments.

And we take a closer look at how visiting practitioners can boost spa profits.

Look out for fresh news all next week on spaopportunities.com, where we’ll bring you news on a new beachfront Grenadines spa, take a look at the new spa at Four Seasons Prague, and explore LivNordic’s latest project in Qatar.

Don’t forget the latest issue of Spa Business is available online. Click here to download our online turning pages version.

Sign up here to get HCM's weekly ezine and every issue of HCM magazine free on digital.
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Interview
People will increasingly adopt digital as a way to interact with physical clubs, which means we can be in contact wherever they are
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Supplier showcase
Premier Gym + Fitness, based in Newton Abbot, Devon, has opened its doors to the public thanks to the help and support of Pulse Fitness
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Opinion
Florence Nightingale played an important role in the fitness industry and if she were still with us, she’d certainly be campaigning for fitness trainers to be fully involved in combating the effects of lockdown, says Muir Gray
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HCM People
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Sponsored
Fitronics’ new member journey software is supporting the University of Oxford in improving its services for users
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Promotion
Fitness First Germany has upgraded its members’ gym floor training experience with the rollout of Funxtion’s Multiscreen Virtual Player
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New opening
With a business model that fuses art, fitness and music, RSG’s flagship brand – John Reed – has opened its first location in the UK, as Liz Terry reports
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The pandemic brought business as we knew it to a standstill. But not for long. Software companies were quick to provide solutions to help clubs adapt and now these are here to stay. Suppliers tell HCM how the pandemic is changing the industry for the better
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As we wrap up 2021, flooring suppliers share their most exciting projects and launches from the past year
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TVS Group installs a new world class facilities at the University of Kent in partnership with Robbins
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Focus on health to attract and retain new members in 2022
The ‘health seeker’ is a term being used a lot within fitness right now, as recent surveys have shown.
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Featured supplier news: Quoox lowers the barrier-to-entry for its flagship CRM system
Known for its innovation and for providing one of the most comprehensive gym and fitness facility software management products on the market, Quoox is causing a stir with its new pricing model.
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Featured operator news: Innovative experience TAGactive launched at Everyone Active
Everyone Active opened its first TAGactive Arena at Lammas Leisure Centre on Bank Holiday Monday, January 3.
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Everyone Active has got the New Year off to a flying start as it begins work on the brand new Rainham Leisure Centre.
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01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
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News

Top news this week: Baha Mar resumes construction, Wynn Palace in Macau opens 48,000sq ft spa, Aman to spend US$30m in new spa developments and refurbs

It’s nearly the end of August and many of us have been on our holidays, but things in the spa industry haven’t slowed down.

This week we learned that the troubled Baha Mar resort in the Bahamas – which has faced a host of delays and a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing – is set to resume construction in September.

Resense is also debuting their 1,500sq m (16,000sq ft) stand-alone circular spa at the Kempinski in Beirut.

Meanwhile, the Wynn Palace in Macau has just opened its doors, with an impressive 4,450sqm) 48,000sq ft spa complete with its own Foucault pendulum.

Vladislav Doronin, the owner of boutique hotel brand Aman, has told Spa Business that the group is planning to spend up to US$30m (€26m, £21m) on new spa developments and refurbishments.

And we take a closer look at how visiting practitioners can boost spa profits.

Look out for fresh news all next week on spaopportunities.com, where we’ll bring you news on a new beachfront Grenadines spa, take a look at the new spa at Four Seasons Prague, and explore LivNordic’s latest project in Qatar.

Don’t forget the latest issue of Spa Business is available online. Click here to download our online turning pages version.

Sign up here to get HCM's weekly ezine and every issue of HCM magazine free on digital.
It’s nearly the end of August and many of us have been on our holidays, but things in the spa industry haven’t slowed down.
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Boutique chain Trib3 will become one of the first fitness operators to establish a presence
At-home fitness brand NordicTrack from iFIT has launched what it says are the first voice-controlled,
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Planet Fitness has signed an agreement to acquire Sunshine Fitness – an operator of 114
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The Cleveland Clinic’s chief wellness officer Michael Roizen predicts longevity will become the next major
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The number of positive COVID-19 cases among people who have visited health clubs across Europe
HCM has confirmed that the UK government's £1bn support package for the hospitality and leisure
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Innovatise UK Ltd
An increasing number of gym and studio owners are realising that the days of them
The Gym Group has opened five clubs in one day to reach 200 sites in
UK Active has sent letters to three government departments, asking for them to provide the
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HCM Magazine
Interview
People will increasingly adopt digital as a way to interact with physical clubs, which means we can be in contact wherever they are
HCM Magazine
Supplier showcase
Premier Gym + Fitness, based in Newton Abbot, Devon, has opened its doors to the public thanks to the help and support of Pulse Fitness
HCM Magazine
Opinion
Florence Nightingale played an important role in the fitness industry and if she were still with us, she’d certainly be campaigning for fitness trainers to be fully involved in combating the effects of lockdown, says Muir Gray
HCM Magazine
HCM People
We’ve never wanted to be the biggest, just the best
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Fitronics’ new member journey software is supporting the University of Oxford in improving its services for users
HCM Magazine
Promotion
Fitness First Germany has upgraded its members’ gym floor training experience with the rollout of Funxtion’s Multiscreen Virtual Player
HCM Magazine
New opening
With a business model that fuses art, fitness and music, RSG’s flagship brand – John Reed – has opened its first location in the UK, as Liz Terry reports
HCM Magazine
HCM magazine
The pandemic brought business as we knew it to a standstill. But not for long. Software companies were quick to provide solutions to help clubs adapt and now these are here to stay. Suppliers tell HCM how the pandemic is changing the industry for the better
HCM magazine
As we wrap up 2021, flooring suppliers share their most exciting projects and launches from the past year
HCM magazine
TVS Group installs a new world class facilities at the University of Kent in partnership with Robbins
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Focus on health to attract and retain new members in 2022
The ‘health seeker’ is a term being used a lot within fitness right now, as recent surveys have shown.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Quoox lowers the barrier-to-entry for its flagship CRM system
Known for its innovation and for providing one of the most comprehensive gym and fitness facility software management products on the market, Quoox is causing a stir with its new pricing model.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Innovative experience TAGactive launched at Everyone Active
Everyone Active opened its first TAGactive Arena at Lammas Leisure Centre on Bank Holiday Monday, January 3.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Double Olympic Champion Rebecca Adlington breaks ground ahead of new Rainham Leisure Centre
Everyone Active has got the New Year off to a flying start as it begins work on the brand new Rainham Leisure Centre.
Company profiles
Company profile: Magicline GmbH
For more than 30 years, Magicline has been driving the digitalisation of the fitness industry ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Octane Fitness UK
A global innovator of innovation and variety in fitness equipment, Octane Fitness, a True Fitness ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
On demand
Fitness On Demand: On demand
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Salt therapy products
Saltability: Salt therapy products
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Property & Tenders
Bilborough, Nottingham
Bilborough College
Property & Tenders
Welwyn Garden City
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
01-03 Feb 2022
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
07-10 Apr 2022
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
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