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UK Spa Association

News and views from the UK Spa Association

Why Do Guests Visit Spas?

- by Diane Nettleton Why do guests visit spas? There are so many reasons. A hen party, a celebration, Mothers and daughters, brides to be, mums to be, a relaxing break, an indulgent break but there are also those who want time to just be, those who have gone through some life changing experience such as divorce, redundancy or bereavement. Thos
- by Christine-Alice Hartigan May was Mental Health Awareness Month with events held around the globe.  The initiative was led by Mental Health America (MHA) a non-profit organisat
- by Franki Johnson As a result of new technologies, the rise of social media and the sharing economy, the world is experiencing a dramatic industrial to digital shift. Although we are very aware
 Wrtten by Christine-Alice HartiganMay day! May day! In this month’s blog I’llbe talking about the importance of getting the right nutrients into your body and what to be awar
- Written by Brigita Kliucinskaite - University of Derby  The Spa industry, valued at 119 billion US dollars in 2018, is a leader in revenue growth in the whole wellness industry with the av
- Written by Aija Rozenberga - University of Derby We have become an open book for algorithms. Your smart mattress may know more about your health than your GP. If you have a smart kettle that ta
- Written by Hannah Briggs - University of Derby  When you hear the word ‘spa’, what do you think of? I asked a friend, who is not in the industry but is a keen spa goer this question, they
 Habia/SkillsActive have been working with industry experts and regulators nationwide to develop a suite of National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Aesthetic Treatments. Initial research b
- by Brigita Kliucinskaite - University of Derby  Without any doubt, today’s world is highly overloaded with ‘’trends’’. The millennial world is led, ruled and pushed forward by trends,