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January 9, 2013
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  Spa Spotlight 
  • Start 2013 refreshed with a stay at these hotel spas
    According to a survey, 30% of people will take a trip to unwind in the beginning of 2013, and 49% of them will stay in hotels. This feature lists some of the top hotel spas in the U.S. including the Four Seasons Hotel Denver in Colorado and the Mandarin Oriental in Las Vegas. eTurboNews (1/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Fla spa's tasty blend: massage + juice bar
    Revive Spa and Juice Bar in Fort Myers, Fla., is a combination of two businesses owners Kenny Tolles, April Schwartz and Jennifer Moss love: Relaxation via massage plus organic juices and smoothies. The spa even uses ingredients grown in one of the owner's own gardens, and buys others from the local farmers' market. The News-Press (Fort Myers, Fla.) (1/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Wyndham Hotel group launches spa in Turkey
    Wyndham Hotel Group has opened its first property in Turkey, the Wyndham Istanbul Kalamis Marina, which will be home to the Blue Harmony Spa. The spa's key features include a hammam, fitness center, Turkish baths and a healthy-menu cafe. (1/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Retail Rundown 
  • Style it like Beckham: U.K. men want his hair
    A new study says the celebrity whose hair is most-admired by U.K. men is soccer star David Beckham. Or make that styles: Beckham has become known for switching up his hairstyle regularly, wearing it in cornrows, ponytails, a mohawk or even shaving it all off. The Daily Mail (London) (1/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Top nail trends for the new year
    Real gold, two-tone French manicures and tips that look like they've been dipped in blood: They're among the trends predicted for nails in 2013. Katie Saxton, president of Custom Nail Solutions, says other trends to watch for include vertical racing stripes, hot tones of orange, and half-moon manicures for special events. (1/7)
  Hospitality Trends 
  Business Best Practices 
  • Managing past your workers' weaknesses
    No worker is perfect, but managers who learn to focus on their employees' strengths, provide regular feedback instead of waiting until a performance review and lead by example can work around employees' weaknesses. Other tips: Instill a culture of open communication in the business, create a positive atmosphere, and match workers to the jobs that take into account their skills and weak spots. Business Insider (1/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Customer Service 
  • How customers inspire change in businesses
    Customers -- not industry -- lead change in today's community-driven markets, writes social media and marketing expert Jeff Korhan. That includes most service businesses, where information influences what customers buy. Businesses can use customer feedback to inspire change, and harness the power of social media to find out what customers are thinking, Korhan writes. B2C Marketing Insider (1/7) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Water Cooler 
  • Well workers get more done, research shows
    Workers who eat a lot of fruit and vegetables and engage in regular exercise are more productive on the job, a new study found. The study of 20,000 employees also found people who have chronic disease perform better when the illness is well-managed and that obese workers experienced more absenteeism than people who had chronic illness or depression. (1/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  ISPA Info 
  • An ISPA Media Event veteran
    In the latest post to the ISPA Blog, Jean Kolb shares her past experience as she prepares for her 11th ISPA Media Event and how Kohler Waters Spa has benefited from being an event sponsor. Learn more about her story by visiting the ISPA blog. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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