MEDICAL/ Get Pampered in a New Spa

Luxurious, soothing massage is something that lifts one’s spirits for sure. Explore a number of new spas around the world blending unique modern treatments with tradition and heritage.



A Spa on the Edge of Canada’s Wild Pacific Coast

Tourism Review News Desk

The West Coast of Vancouver Island is renowned for remarkable fine sand beaches, year-round surfing in a wet suit, kayaking, hiking, sport fishing, and close-up wildlife watching. The world-famous winter storm watching season extends from November to March, and the Whale Watching season runs from March to May as 20,000 gray whales migrate north from Mexico passing close to Vancouver Island’s coastline. The annual Pacific Rim Whale Festival is in March each year. As a hub of all this activ...

New Spa City to Open in Rotorua in 2017

Joe McClain

The Prime Minister of New Zealand John Key said that the government would invest in a spa city project as much as USD 256,000 in order to create more jobs and give a boost to the economy. Steve Chadwick, mayor of Rotorua and strong advocate of the project, welcomed the government’s move and said that it was in line with the Council’s vision of reclaiming the title 'Spa Capital of the South Pacific’ for the district. Named as World Spa and led by World Spa Ltd. and Pukeroa Oruawhata Group, the...

The Spa at Talking Stick Resort Preserves Its Tribal Heritage

Kevin Eagan

After the initial glow of their treatments have abated, spa guests at Talking Stick Resort tend to linger for the view. Located on the 14th floor of the hotel’s tower, the Spa at Talking Stick ( boasts floor-to-ceiling windows that offer unparalleled views of McDowell Mountain and the Sonoran Desert – reminding guests that while the Scottsdale region is known for its spas, it is this 13,000 square foot spa that offers not only a wide variety of treatments, but als...

Qing Cheng Mountain Spa Resort – Modern Luxury with Taoist Spirit

Daniel A. Tanner

Qing Cheng Mountain is the biggest Six Senses resort till date boasting of 11 luxurious villas and 102 suites. The design and styling is strongly influenced by historically rich Chengdu culture. This is the seventh resort from the Six Senses chain with the next one opening in Douro Valley next month. The company is known to be uncompromising in its quest for architectural splendor and maintains high international standards in luxury for all its hotels and resorts. There are several other project...