The City of the Future

The City of the Future

Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province, is a city with boundless potential, says Mr. Richard Deutl, General Manager of St. Regis Chengdu. SpaChina had the opportunity to interview him
Three Reasons to Choose Chengdu

Three Reasons to Choose Chengdu

The fifth China Listed Company Leaders Summit 2016, sponsored by the National Business Daily newspaper, was held in Chengdu from November 24-26, 2016. Over six hundred professionals in economics and finance, including top economists, listed companies’ leaders, representatives of public and private fund offering institutions, were present at the summit, probing China’s economy and capital markets. A new Koubei (Public Praise) List was also announced at the summit.
Paradise in the West

Paradise in the West

Chengdu was isolated from the outside world for much of history because of the formidable nature of the terrain around the Sichuan plateau, leaving a mysterious impression handed down to us through poets’ words and phrases. But now, after lifting the veil, the world surprisingly finds it is an earthly paradise
Areasana Snowellness

Areasana Snowellness

Snow, The Highlight In Your Wellness Experience
Home to Grapes and Hot Springs

Home to Grapes and Hot Springs

The vast tracts of Transcaucasia; hot springs in Tbilisi; warmth and peace from the Black Sea; and the intoxicating fragrance from glasses of wines…This poetic land with magnificent culture heritage, Georgia is truly a land of wonder. By Rita Xu
The State of China’s Spa Industry

The State of China’s Spa Industry

Chinese spas typically lack craftsmanship and persistence in their operational concept. This is closely tied to the lack of professional spa resources in China at the moment. By Amy Huang
Facing the Future

Facing the Future

The spa and wellness industry in China is changing rapidly, but there are many opportunities amidst the churn, By Emlyn Brown MD Resense - Asia
Designing the Future

Designing the Future

Professor Landauer is an architect specializing in planning and design for hotels and spas. He gives speeches at international seminars and conferences on topics related to functionality and guest-motivation in the hotel, spa and wellness sectors
Culture and Preferences

Culture and Preferences

Interview with Mr. Ivan Leung, General Manager of Grand Hyatt Lijiang
The Resort Business in Lijiang

The Resort Business in Lijiang

Interview with Mr. Ernst Mayer, General Manager of InterContinental Lijiang Ancient Town Resort
The Amandayan Charm

The Amandayan Charm

Interview with Mr. Igor Barba, The General Manager of Amandayan
The AMAN SPA Philosophy

The AMAN SPA Philosophy

Interview with Yuki Kiyono, Regional Spa Director - North Asia, AMAN
Lijiang The Truly Blessed Destination

Lijiang The Truly Blessed Destination

Yunnan is a dreamland in the hearts of many Chinese. They are eager to embrace this mysterious land, especially famous locations such as Lijiang, Dali and Shangri-La. Following in the footsteps of the SpaChina Summit 2016, held this year in Lijiang, SpaChina leads you on an exploration of the essence of this wonderful corner of the world
India Incredible India

India Incredible India

On the Indian border, there stand lots of conspicuous billboards that read: “You have reached the largest democracy in the world.” India is different from China in many respects despite the fact that they are both Asian countries whose economic growth is attracting worldwide attention. Separated by the Himalayas, how do the two neighbors see each other? By Fifi Kao
The Foundation of Service Excellence

The Foundation of Service Excellence

The Chinese Spa industry is ‘alive and kicking’ but finds itself in a challenging position to comply with high international standards. By Jannita Mossel
Natural and Organic

Natural and Organic

Learn more about spa products. By Namporn Kietthanakorn
The Essence of Essential Oils

The Essence of Essential Oils

The vast diversity of products in the spa industry can confuse users. Johnny Chang, our senior Spa expert, explains how to choose the appropriate body oils
Let High Tech Help

Let High Tech Help

Interview with Mr. Roman Horwarth, Director of Sales and Marketing for Concept Software Systems
Green Legacy of Beauty

Green Legacy of Beauty

Interview with Mr. Davide Bollati, Chairman, [ comfort zone ], Davines S.p.A.
The Quality Resort Experience

The Quality Resort Experience

Chinese travelers are becoming more sophisticated and discerning and are also increasingly taking their children and parents along with them on holiday. The Ritz-Carlton Sanya, Yalong Bay has all the bases covered