The Power of Detail Management

The Power of Detail Management

Interview with Mr. Frankie Lau, General Manager of Villa 32 in Beitou, Taiwan
Classic and Romance at Mandarin Oriental Taipei

Classic and Romance at Mandarin Oriental Taipei

Rambling in the heart of Taipei’s most established business district along the greenery of North Dunhua Road, viewing the splendor of Taipei 101 shining within sight, it takes no long time to come across a grand European style construction embodying a perfect integration of classic grace and contemporary modernity. This is the Mandarin Oriental, Taipei
Luxury with Classic Style in Taipei

Luxury with Classic Style in Taipei

Interview with Mr. Michael Ziemer, General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Taipei
Taiwan’s Hot Spring Spas

Taiwan’s Hot Spring Spas

In the midst of its modernity, Taiwan is reviving and improving its culture of volcanic hot springs and creating world-class spas as part of the process. Gareth Powell, SpaChina’s Wellness Editor, reveals the details of the latest and greatest spas in East Asia
Australia New Year Joy in the Southern Hemisphere

Australia New Year Joy in the Southern Hemisphere

New Year’s Day doesn’t necessarily mean frozen winters, heavy padded clothes and a lonely “Happy New Year” scrawled on a misty window. It can be a much more special and unique journey – lay aside all cares and step into a picturesque land full of adventures, exoticism and excitement! Australia, with its gorgeous cities, boundless inland regions, breathtaking beaches and lovely sunshine, is quietly waiting for you in the warm Southern Hemisphere
Wellness Drives Growth in Spa and Related Industries

Wellness Drives Growth in Spa and Related Industries

At the10th Global Wellness Summit 2016 held in Kitzbuhel, Austria, experts share their professional ideas on the development of the wellness and spa industry, bringing forth much inspiration. By Lisa Starr
Some Golden Rules about SPA

Some Golden Rules about SPA

Trent Munday shares several golden rules in SPA operation and management
The 5 Worst Practices in SPA Revenue Management

The 5 Worst Practices in SPA Revenue Management

Jean Francois Mourier, CEO of REVPAR GURU, summarizes how to increase SPA revenue by avoiding the five worst practices
The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu

The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu

Interview with Mr. Vito Romeo, General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu
MI XUN and The Temple House

MI XUN and The Temple House

Interview with Mr. Kurt Macher, General Manager of The Temple House
Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain

Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain

Interview with Mr. Manish Puri, General Manager of Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain
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