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February 27, 2013
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  • Las Vegas spa will launch hangover-cure center
    Reviv spa at Las Vegas' MGM Grand will launch a new therapy designed to help customers recover from heavy-duty hangovers. The medical spa will offer IV lines that pump a vitamin-rich infusion into the system, relieving dehydration that comes from overdoing alcohol. The physicians who are promoting the treatment pioneered it at their center in Miami. Las Vegas Sun (2/26) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Nikki Beach Resort will debut Turkish spa in 2014
    The Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Bodrum will open in 2014, overlooking the Mediterranean in Bodrum, Turkey. The spa, which will be the first Turkish location for Nikki Beach, will feature hammam areas, five treatment rooms, areas just for men, and a fitness center. SpaOpportunities.com (2/26) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Luxury spa a draw at Thailand's Sri Panwa Resort
    Phuket, Thailand, is home to the Sri Panwa Resort, which, in addition to showcasing the region's tropical beauty, surrounds guests in luxury as they sign up for yoga, massage or a champagne bath. The spa is set in a 40-acre rainforest. JustLuxe (2/22) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Retail Rundown 
  • Bollywood hair stylists outline top trends
    Aalim Hakim, hairstylist to Bollywood celebrities, says he's seeing a more-adventurous approach from male clients, with more seeking a strongly masculine look and trying out retro cuts. Hakim, who has hair salons in Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Dubai, said he intends to open another location in Delhi. The Daily Mail (London) (2/27) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Business Best Practices 
  • Making social media work harder for your business
    Small businesses without a lot of money to spend on marketing can make a splash cheaply with social media, provided they use it to post videos, use location apps to find customers and connect with fellow entrepreneurs, writes Timothy Carter, who oversees operations and social media at Smash Hit Displays. Carter's other tips: Use social media to drive people to your company's website, reward customers with discounts and build a personality for your firm with posts you write. Small Business Trends (2/26) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Customer Service 
  • Customer-first marketing makes the difference
    Using social media to promote your company can be challenging, and traditional media is still crucial in marketing. It can get overwhelming to understand how to shape your message on all the platforms available, but one thing is constant, writes Scott Anderson, marketing director at On Hold Company, and that's the customer. Successful companies shape their messages to the client, not the platform, he writes. B2C Marketing Insider (2/26) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Water Cooler 
  • Technology is changing how we give at the office
    Workplaces are making changes to how they run charitable giving campaigns in the office, and one of the biggest is their new use of technology in the process, according to a report by America's Charities. Among the findings: 30% of employers are using social media in their charitable efforts, and more than half expect to in the next several years. The Huffington Post/The Blog (2/26) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  ISPA Info 
  • A new Conference theme and website!
    The winner of this year's ISPA Conference & Expo theme is ... Grow! Join spa industry professionals from across the globe for this year's can't-miss event at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas from Oct. 21 to 23. Find out more by visiting the new 2013 Conference & Expo site at ispa2013.com. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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