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5 Sauna Benefits – What are the Health Benefits of using a Sauna?


Saunas are a fundamental facility in every spa and the necessity of every spa business to utilise. There are a variety of reasons for people to use spas, from health to social motivations, saunas are a go-to facility and enjoyed by the masses. Although saunas are traditionally known in commercial establishments, there has been a rise in residential sauna installation, due to the popularity and benefits that saunas offer. So, we beg the question, what is it about sauna’s that attract so many people? What are the benefits of using a sauna?   General Health & WellnessHumans generally experience stress in their everyday lives, whether it is work-induced, family life or other, stress is, mostly, unavoidable. While we accept the fact that we will become…

Christmas in the Spa: Turn Holiday Cheer into Turnover

By Christina Alissandraki, Partner ExclsuivelySpa   While Christmas and End of Year celebrations are known for creating a shopping spree, turnover in the spas often increases just marginally.  We often take for granted that guests will visit the spa, at least once, for that last minute glow treatment and rarely take an effort to create a buzz that will result in substantial retail sales increase and repeat visits. Winter resorts’ spas rely on increased penetration of hotel guests but that is true up to a point. In ski resorts, for instance, guests will leave early morning and often return exhausted at late afternoon just in time to change for dinner. At the same time, in city spas, people rush after work to buy gifts and…