80 entries: wellness

Glenmuir Spring Summer 2023 collection Amethyst Landscape

Can you feel wellness in the new Glenmuir Spring Summer 2023 collection?

By: 2022. 06. 24.

My smart fashionista friends are predicting that viridian green and digital lavender will be the two main colors of 2023. They say those people who would like to improve their mental health, will prefer Digital Lavender since it…

Argentario Golf & Wellness Resort Espace Wellness Center Technogym equipment

How does Argentario Golf & Wellness Resort embrace the wellbeing trends?

By: 2022. 04. 19.

After two years of isolation, we really need to recharge ourselves physically and mentally. Health became a top priority for many consumers, among them golfers too. I see more and more golf resorts are turning into golf &…

Mandarin Oriental - Costa Navarino-Beachfront-sunset-resized

How does Mandarin Oriental define wellness at Costa Navarino?

By: 2022. 02. 14.

A year ago, McKinsey estimated the global wellness market at more than $1.5 trillion, with annual growth of 5 to 10%.  Their explanation was people are keen on spending on their personal wellness. The wellness economy fell by…

Zala Springs Golf Resort wellness center 2021

Can Zala Springs Golf Resort meet the latest wellness trends?

By: 2021. 06. 07.

In recent years, wellness has grown into mandatory service. To stay in the competition among the high-end and not-so-average golf clubs and resorts wellness service is a must-have. The question, of course, is how to interpret the concept…

Zala Springs Golf Resort wellness service

The great wellness escape to Zala Springs Golf Resort!

By: 2020. 07. 06.

These days when we start to see the light at the end of the tunnel, many of us start thinking where and how can people feel recharged, improve their wellbeing and last but not least, play golf and…

argentario golf resort spa-gallery-wellness

The pursuit of wellness at Italian golf clubs

By: 2019. 09. 02.

The notion to combine wellness and spa experience with golf is not a totally new one. I must admit this. Just think of the Spanish La Cala Resort, the Italian Palazzo Arzaga Hotel Spa & Golf Resort or…

La Cala Resort wellness tourism and fresh air

How could La Cala Resort exploit wellness tourism?

By: 2019. 04. 05.

I am not surprised that the Spanish La Cala Resort wants to offer a spa and wellness center for its guests and members. The global wellness tourism grew between 2015-2017 by 6.5%. Its value in 2017 was $639.4…

Champion Hills Club - clubhouse

Is Champion Hills Club a wellness-focused residential community?

By: 2018. 05. 04.

Let's finish the week with a Troon news. Troon has been selected to manage the Champion Hills Club, a private golf club in Hendersonville, North Carolina. Set in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Champion Hills Club is a member-owned club…

Birchwood Park Golf and Country Club

What wellness trend was realized at Birchwood Park?

By: 2017. 10. 03.

The Birchwood Park Golf and Country Club (situated on the outskirts of Wilmington, near Dartford) went through recently an extensive £5m development. Thus, they became the most comprehensive health, leisure, golf, and events facility in the area. After these development guests can…

David McLay-Kidd at Terras da Comporta_resized

Who will enjoy the McLay-Kidd-designed golf course in Terras da Comporta?

By: 2022. 09. 15.

I am still under the spell of Mike Keiser's book The Nature of the Game: Links Golf at Bandon Dunes and Far Beyond. I believe links courses are far more exciting and closer to the authentic form of…

Las Colinas Golf and Country Club_Kumquat Community

Who will enjoy the new Kumquat community of Las Colinas Golf & Country Club?

By: 2022. 07. 27.

Already in 2018, I found impressive apartments in Las Colinas Golf & Country Club (south of the Costa Blanca, in Alicante). I found in a European Tour Properties study: "Homes within golf resorts are worth 19% more on…

W Costa Navarino_Beachfront villa Interior

Are you ready to try the new W Costa Navarino Hotel?

By: 2022. 07. 26.

In January, I already told you about the opening of the W Costa Navarino hotel this year. The launch of the hotel will be on August 11. It will be the first W Hotel in Greece. Before I share…

Gamble Sands - Sands Course_resized

What would make the golf experience at Gamble Sands more attractive?

By: 2022. 07. 13.

Last year Gamble Sands (located in Brewster, Wash.) launched the David McLay Kidd-designed QuickSands Course a 14-hole short course. The 18-hole Sands Course opened for play in 2014 to widespread acclaim, with the 100,000 square foot Cascades putting course following shortly thereafter. Now Gamble…

Oldfield Club and Community golf course

What can Oldfield Club and Community achieve with the expertise of Troon Privé?

By: 2022. 04. 27.

This could be just another new business win announcement of Troon Privé (the private club operating division of Troon). However, what caught my attention was the fact that the Oldfield Club and Community is cooperating with Audubon International…

Slaley-Hall-The QHotels Collection Keith Pickard

How does The QHotels Collection make itself competitive?

By: 2022. 04. 26.

It will be a year in May that Keith Pickard joined The QHotels Collection as the Group Director of Golf, Leisure & Spa. That’s why I was wondering how he sees The QHotels Collection's situation and how they…

Antognolla Golf Club 13th hole

There are few golf clubs as versatile as the Antognolla Golf Club!

By: 2022. 04. 13.

I may be one of those who affirm the importance of authentic immersion and ‘Instagramability’ when picking a golf travel destination. Probably, because of the long lockdown I am looking for opportunities for relaxation and escaping from urban…

Royal Bled 14th, 16th Hole on the King`s Course

Royal Bled, the great life refresh

By: 2022. 01. 31.

The current pandemic triggered consumers – among them golfers – to make a great life refresh by changing and rebooting their lifestyles. Travel restrictions, covid testing requirements, and complicated bureaucracy in 2020 and 2021 have facilitated the rise…

W Costa Navarino -beach experience-pool

W Costa Navarino is inspired by the region’s traditional residential areas

By: 2022. 01. 17.

I’m reading the 2022 hotel trends right now. That’s why I’m very curious about how well Costa Navarino’s new hotel, W Costa Navarino, meets the latest hotel trends. W Hotels is one of the luxury hotel chains of…

Boca Grove from the air Boca Raton Florida

Troon Privé will manage Boca Grove members-only golf and country club

By: 2022. 01. 07.

Troon has been selected to manage Boca Grove, exclusive, members-only golf, tennis, and country club in Boca Raton, Fla.  Troon Privé, the private club operating division of Troon, will manage golf, tennis and club operations, food & beverage, golf…

Foxhills Club & Resort Chris Fitt

How does Foxhills Club & Resort develop a meaningful & memorable experience?

By: 2021. 12. 07.

During the 2021 GCMA National Conference in November, I had a very interesting conversation with Christopher Fitt (Director of Golf & Leisure, Foxhills Club & Resort). That is why I invited him for an interview to share his…