Private: Perspectives Blog

Adventures in Eco Spa Development (Part 1)

One of the most healing islands in the world has to be the nature island of Dominica.  I have had a strong bond with the island since arriving there in 2005 to do some consulting for then Jungle Bay Resort & Spa which was just opening.  The 35 ...

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UNWTO 2017 Tourism Arrivals Show Africa is Not a $#%*hole President Trump

January 15th 2018 the UNWTO released preliminary figures on 2017 tourism arrivals and revenues. We will poke a little fun at President Trump who was in the news recently stating that regions such as Haiti and Africa are [explicit]holes. Well the nu...

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Labyrinth Resurgence in Wellness Destinations:
10 Steps for a Meaningful Labyrinth Walk

Walking labyrinths has become a more sought-after experience in wellness tourism and yoga some retreat centres and integrating them into the landscape for guest enjoyment. Historically they were used in ancient Greece and it has roots in Hindu Lore...

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Code of Conduct for Indigenous-Inspired Spas

I am delighted to share the following indigenous-inspired spa and wellness code of conduct which has been in development the past couple of years with the input of some of the top indigenous healers and spa developers/owners from around the globe. ...

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