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July’s top stories: Starwood plans 100 India hotels by 2015, Expedia's $658m Wotif buy 13 August, 2014 Starwood Hotels & Resorts aims to have a total of 100 hotels in the country by the end of 2015, while Expedia agreed to acquire hotel booking website Wotif.com and its other businesses for... > read more

Spiritual sustenance: culinary spas 27 March, 2012 Fresh fruit and a post-treatment tea are no longer sufficient sustenance for the 21st-century spa-goer. Health-conscious hotel guests increasingly expect their dietary criteria to be...

Actively healthy hospitality 27 September, 2011 A key driver for profit growth, wellness is the new name of the game in the hotel industry. Most travellers are now attracted to spas, workout programmes and healthy restaurant menus rather...

Spas: a hotel's best medicine 25 August, 2011 Can a hotel really offer services more synonymous with those provided by a hospital clinic? Dr Paulo Malo certainly thinks so. Cass Chapman meets the medical spa pioneer to discuss empire...

Walk on the Weird Side 17 September, 2010 Competition to attract visitors is rife, so the hotel industry is relying heavily on innovation to stand out. We look at some of the more unusual trends on offer....

New Wave 08 July, 2010 Guest expectations of a more holistic approach to the spa experience are prompting hotels to take a fresh look at their wellness offerings. Chris Sanderson of trend forecaster Future Laboratory...

Ten Chic Retreats 06 April, 2010 From ancient healing rituals to contemporary wellness innovations, the finest luxury hotel spas of 2010 dazzle guests with exciting new treatments, unique designs and a holistic approach to...

Star Spa Treatments 15 January, 2010 As Europe’s hotel spas evolve from pamper parlours to holistic wellness centres, some very innovative treatments are emerging. Jodie McLeod speaks to Claus Sendlinger of Design Hotels and...

Green Your DNA 29 September, 2009 Comfortable or conscious, luxury or eco – sometimes it sounds as if going green is all about trade-offs. But smart hoteliers know this is far from the truth. Scandic's Inger Mattsson, IHG's...

Peep Show 29 June, 2009 Open-plan spaces and transparent walls are growing in popularity. Daring design no longer stops at the bathroom door. Mark C O'Flaherty pays a visit to the modern hotel...

Back to the Future 29 June, 2009 The Future Laboratory's co-founder Chris Sanderson talks to Christopher Kanal. They discuss trends, triangulation and the need to simply sit and...

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