Spa industry veteran Tammy Pahel has been named director of spa at the Carillon Miami Wellness Resort in Miami Beach, US.
In her new role, Pahel manages a team of 100 professionals in the property’s integrated spa, fitness, salon and wellness facilities.
“With nearly three decades of notable experience in the spa industry, Tammy Pahel is respected for the successful relationships she creates between spas and top wellness brands,” said Carillon Miami Wellness Resort managing director Paul Nash. “Pahel’s expertise in negotiating collaborations among wellness brands will continue to establish Carillon Miami Wellness Resort as the leader in elevating spa brands through strategic partnerships.”
Most recently at Turnberry Isle Miami, Pahel led the rebranding of the spa to Ame Spa & Wellness Collective, which involved creating a successful collective between spa-equipment brand Gharieni, an integrative-medicine company, a top plastic-surgeon brand, and an Oriental-medicine company.
“At Carillon Miami, I am working on new, innovative partnerships,” said Pahel. “There are so many brands for which I have relationships that are interested in working with Carillon Miami. Together, we will create one-of-a-kind guest experiences that will elevate the property to the pinnacle of wellness resorts in the world.”
Pahel takes over at Carillon from Catherine Strange Warren, who recently joined consultancy WTS International
Pahel began her career in 1989 as executive director at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort and led the property to a “Top Ten Spas” ranking by Conde Nast Gold List. She also led the spa operations for Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa, The Spa at Caesar’s Palace and Deer Lake Lodge & Spa.
Pahel is also the Founder & Principal of Spa Management Solutions, Inc., which she launched in 1999. Pahel served on the International Spa Association Board for four years and participated for an additional eight years on various ISPA committees.
The Spa at Carillon Miami Wellness Resort Set is set in a 70,000-square-foot integrated wellness space that offers an empowering approach to treating the mind, body and soul. The Carillon includes indoor and outdoor spaces, the unique Thermal Experience, an expansive fitness centre with more than 40 classes daily, a full-service salon, and an integrative wellness centre staffed by a team of medical professionals.