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DIARY DATES 23 May 2019 Forum Hotel & Spa Paris, France Discussions and speakers at this oneday forum bring together hotel and spa professionals. www.forumhotspa.com

3-5 June 2019 Spa Life International, Germany Gesundheitsresort Freiburg, Germany The third year of Spa Life Germany includes a two-day conference plus a buyer & supplier meetings forum. www.spa-life.eu

8 June 2019 Global Wellness Day A global wellness movement first celebrated in 2012, which encourages people to change one aspect of their lives for the better for that day – and hopefully beyond. www.globalwellnessday.org

19-22 June 2019 Spatec Europe Grand Hotel Dino, Baveno, Italy Face-to-face meetings for top European spa operators and domestic and international suppliers; plus speaker sessions. www.spateceu.com

22 June 2019 World Bathing Day Hot springs locations worldwide An international celebration of thermal bathing started in 2018, which encourages hot springs owners to educate the public about thermal bathing benefits and traditions. www.worldbathingday.org

28-30 July 2019 Cosmoprof North America Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, USA Beauty exhibition attracting up to 30,000 spa buyers and professionals. www.cosmoprofnorthamerica.com

24-25 August 2019 Beauty Expo Australia ICC Sydney, Australia Australia’s annual beauty, medi, wellness and spa trade event. www.beautyexpoaustralia.com.au

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Amber, gold and crystal sound treatments: Croatia’s new Ikalia Spa inspired by ancient Illyrian mysteries The Ikador Luxury Boutique Hotel plant-based skincare featuring & Spa — an ultraluxe project led Croatian spring waters. Illyria by Croatian entrepreneur Pavo Wellness co-founder Liz Ugrin Zubak — has opened the Ikalia says she drew inspiration from Spa, which occupies the entire local water goddess Ika and the third floor of the hotel. While Amber Road ancient trade route. the hotel has just 14 bedrooms, Liz Ugrin Special rooms include The Ikalia it’s one of the most expensive new Float Room with a Starpool Zero properties in Croatia, with a total investment Body table where guests can experience of over €1m per accommodation unit. live music therapy. There’s also an Amber Created by international spa consultants Spa suite with a rasul; a Crystal room with Illyria Wellness, Ikalia Spa uses artisan a terrace; a Gold room for nail services; natural ingredients, including 100 per cent solarium; smoke sauna; conifer steamroom; pure Baltic Amber powder, local olive crush, two relaxation lounges and a hydro pool. More: http://lei.sr/h3C2T_B organic distilled plant oils, and premium

Caesars’ Qua Spa travels to Dubai Qua Spa, the signature spa concept for Caesars hotels, has made its first appearance outside of the US at Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai. It’s been designed as “a sanctuary fit for royalty” and menu highlights include the emirate’s first Iyashi Dome, an infrared capsule which claims to burn up to 600 calories per session, and a Gharieni Quartz bed offering the benefits of sand therapy, aromatherapy, inversion therapy and a wave-like massage all at once. Indulgent facials featuring gold leaf, caviar and collagen come courtesy of British beauty brand Carol Joy and are complemented with Elemental Herbology and Gentleman’s Tonic treatments. The Qua Spa offers eight treatment rooms, a relaxation lounge and

Around 30 send the event Highlights include an Iyashi Dome

male and female facilities with rock saunas and aroma steamrooms. The 178-bed property is the first nongaming resort for Caesars which has two other hotels in Las Vegas and Atlantic City, with another under construction in Los Cabos, Mexico. The corporation has 50-plus casinos globally, generating annual revenues of US$8.6bn (€7.6bn, £6.6bn). More: http://lei.sr/X7D8A

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