EMPLOYERS: POST A JOB
Free ezines & magazines
Jobs News Video Training Products Magazine Spa Business spa-kit Handbook What's on Advertise Subscribe
Catalogue gallery
More catalogues
Diary dates
Powered by leisurediary.com
16-19 Aug 2020
Ritz-Carlton, Miami, United States
17-19 Aug 2020
Dubai World Trade Center, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
23-24 Aug 2020
Long Beach Convention Center , Long Beach, United States
02-04 Sep 2020
Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India
07-09 Sep 2020
Weitblick Resort, Allgäu Region, Germany
07-13 Sep 2020
Palac Saturna / Termy Rzymskie, Czeladź, Poland
13-16 Sep 2020
Paséa Hotel & Spa, Huntington Beach, United States
14-16 Sep 2020
Galgorm Resort & Spa, Ballymena, Ireland
Jacobs, Schweder and Harmsworth join AMAALA advisory board
By Megan Whitby 28 Feb 2020
The luxury mixed-use development AMAALA, is set to open in 2030
Nicholas Naples, CEO of luxury development project AMAALA, in Saudi Arabia, has announced the appointment of Neil Jacobs, Ingo Schweder and Susan Harmsworth to the project’s advisory board.

The board will guide the creation of the 31.4sq km (12.1sq mi) project’s masterplan, with a phased approach, in order to support economic diversification while promoting cultural and ecological preservation for the development.

AMAALA is working with professionals in wellness, hospitality, sustainability, sport, real estate development, finance and arts and culture.

The hospitality segment of the project will be guided by global professionals including Jacobs; CEO of Six Senses, Horst Schulze; chairman emeritus of Capella Hotels and Antoine Corinthios; president of AGC Consulting – the former president of Europe, Middle East and Asia for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts.

Sustainability decisions relating to environmental building and operating practices, as well as protective marine and land programmes and studies, will be advised by Emma Johnston; dean of science and professor of marine, ecology and ecotoxicology at UNSW Sydney – who has previously led major projects for industry, government and the Australian Research Council.

Susan Harmsworth, founder of ESPA International and Ingo Schweder, founder and CEO of GOCO Hospitality, have been brought on board to shape wellness programmes which will aim to create a world class offering for body, mind and soul, while Simon Brooks-Ward; chair and chief executive of The HPower Group, will curate sports activities.

The board will collaborate two to four times a year to bring experience, best practice, and new ideas to the brand's three core pillars: wellness and sport; arts and culture; and sea, sun and, lifestyle.

Nicholas Naples, CEO of AMAALA, said: "From the ground up, we’re creating an integrative approach to health, well-being and experiential luxury. With the scale and ambition of AMAALA, the broad range of expertise and diversity of our Advisory Board will be imperative as we move forward as a business.

“An invaluable asset, their collective insight is helping us meet our ambitions to create a proposition that provides visitors with transformative personal journeys inspired by arts, wellness, and the purity of the Red Sea."

AMAALA is scheduled to open in 2030.

The full list of AMAALA Advisory Members includes:

  • Antoine Corinthios, president, AGC Consulting LLC

  • Barry S. Sternlicht, chair and CEO, Starwood Capital Group

  • Claude Maniscalcom, GM Saint-Tropez Tourist Office

  • Edward Mady, regional director and GM, The Beverly Hills Hotel, Dorchester Collection

  • Emma Johnston dean of science, professor of marine, ecology and ecotoxicology, UNSW Sydney

  • Evan Kwee, VP, Pontiac Land and Owner, Capella Hotel Group

  • George R. Rafael, director and owner, Rafael Group S.A.M.

  • Horst Schulze, chairman Emeritus, Capella Hotels

  • Ignacio “Nacho” Figueras, celebrity and polo player

  • Ingo Schweder, founder and CEO, GOCO Hospitality

  • Neil Jacobs, CEO, Six Senses Hotels Resorts and Spas

  • Simon Books-Ward, chair and chief executive, The HPower Group

  • Solenne Blanc, deputy CEO of Beaux Arts & Cie, Senior Advisor for EY on Media and Cultural Industries

  • Susan Harmsworth, founder, ESPA International

  • Thomas Krens, director emeritus, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and chair and CEO, Global Cultural Asset Management LLC




News
1 to 12 of 7487 news stories
07 Aug 2020
The Wellness and Barr + Wray are collaborating to realise a new spa and gym for the upcoming Address Jumeirah Resort and Spa, in Dubai. Developed by Emaar Hospitality Group, the beachfront destination will comprise ... More
06 Aug 2020
ISPA has announced the election of a new chair, vice-chair and secretary-treasurer to its board of directors. The new officers’ terms will begin effective immediately. The ISPA board of directors has revealed the election of ... More
06 Aug 2020
Hotel group Lošinj Hotels and Villas has unveiled a newly refurbished integrated fitness and wellness destination at its four-star hotel in Veli Lošinj, Croatia. The 5,000sq m wellness centre at Vitality Hotel Punta is among ... More
07 Aug 2020
Spa and wellness businesses have a long history of using hydrotherapy to deliver curative benefits to customers. Now a research review has shown why being immersed in water has so many unexpected health benefits. The ... More
06 Aug 2020
Glen Ivy Hot Springs in California has reopened with a new private outdoor wellness ‘staycation’ to create a safe socially-distanced spa experience for returning guests. Called Passport to Wellness, the package invites visitors to enjoy ... More
05 Aug 2020
A South Tyrolean wellness resort in Saltaus, Italy, has received a new two-floor wellness centre designed to provide a sanctuary of wellbeing that integrates smoothly into the natural landscape. Apfelhotel Torgglerhof hotel’s new 570sq m ... More
05 Aug 2020
British natural skincare and spa brand, ilā, is launching Maison ilā, Le Trésor – a wellness retreat in the heart of the Aude, Languedoc Roussillon, France. Set in blossoming gardens in the picturesque village, Maison ... More
04 Aug 2020
The UK government has postponed the reopening of saunas, steamrooms and the recommencement of close-contact services, including facials, until 15 August at the earliest. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy made the announcement ... More
04 Aug 2020
US massage franchise, MassageLuXe, has appointed Kristen Pechacek as chief growth officer, to its executive team. Founded in 2008 in Missouri, MassageLuXe is a franchise-based spa company with a mission to deliver high-quality massages, facials ... More
03 Aug 2020
Following approval to build a £250mn wellbeing resort in Manchester, Therme Group has revealed plans to develop and expand its concept in other major UK cities. “Our aim is to ensure that a Therme Group ... More
31 Jul 2020
Global spa consultancy and contract management company, Resense, is set to unveil Asia’s first boutique fitness and wellbeing experience in Bangkok, after two years' planning and development. Sindhorn Wellness by Resense, at the new Sindhorn ... More
30 Jul 2020
Rosewood Hotels and Resorts is expanding its presence in the Middle East with plans to open a hotel and residences in Doha, Qatar, in 2022. Housed in two towers, Rosewood Doha and Rosewood Residences Doha ... More
     
International SPA Association - iSPA
ResortSuite
Company Profile
Swiss Perfection
Based on cellular therapy, Swiss Perfection is the first brand to apply vegetal cellular [more]
 
MORE PROFILES
Featured Supplier
30th annual ISPA Conference & Expo moves to May 2021
COVID-19 has led us and our industry to pause, breathe and reset. ... more
Book4Time Inc
Product news
Twilight Trees unveils foliage-filled spa safety screens
Twilight Trees unveils foliage-filled spa safety screens
Iyashi Dôme: the original Japanese sauna
Iyashi Dôme: the original Japanese sauna
New Halotherapy Solutions device delivers salt therapy in treatment rooms
New Halotherapy Solutions device delivers salt therapy in treatment rooms
Blu Spas to launch new wellness concepts
Blu Spas to launch new wellness concepts
Bryte develops AI smart-bed to improve and optimise restorative sleep
Bryte develops AI smart-bed to improve and optimise restorative sleep
Sothys reveals eye contour treatment designed to combat puffiness, ageing and dark circles
Sothys reveals eye contour treatment designed to combat puffiness, ageing and dark circles
Directory

 
JOBS
NEWS
VIDEO
TRAINING
PRODUCTS
MAGAZINE
 
SPA BUSINESS
SPA-KIT.NET
SPA BUSINESS HANDBOOK
SUBSCRIBE
ADVERTISE
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS
CONTACT US

Leisure Media, Portmill House, Portmill Lane,
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2020



Jobs   News   Products   Magazine
NEWS
Jacobs, Schweder and Harmsworth join AMAALA advisory board
POSTED 28 Feb 2020 . BY Megan Whitby
The luxury mixed-use development AMAALA, is set to open in 2030
With the scale and ambition of AMAALA, the broad range of expertise and diversity of our Advisory Board will be imperative as we move forward as a business.
– Nicholas Naples
Nicholas Naples, CEO of luxury development project AMAALA, in Saudi Arabia, has announced the appointment of Neil Jacobs, Ingo Schweder and Susan Harmsworth to the project’s advisory board.

The board will guide the creation of the 31.4sq km (12.1sq mi) project’s masterplan, with a phased approach, in order to support economic diversification while promoting cultural and ecological preservation for the development.

AMAALA is working with professionals in wellness, hospitality, sustainability, sport, real estate development, finance and arts and culture.

The hospitality segment of the project will be guided by global professionals including Jacobs; CEO of Six Senses, Horst Schulze; chairman emeritus of Capella Hotels and Antoine Corinthios; president of AGC Consulting – the former president of Europe, Middle East and Asia for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts.

Sustainability decisions relating to environmental building and operating practices, as well as protective marine and land programmes and studies, will be advised by Emma Johnston; dean of science and professor of marine, ecology and ecotoxicology at UNSW Sydney – who has previously led major projects for industry, government and the Australian Research Council.

Susan Harmsworth, founder of ESPA International and Ingo Schweder, founder and CEO of GOCO Hospitality, have been brought on board to shape wellness programmes which will aim to create a world class offering for body, mind and soul, while Simon Brooks-Ward; chair and chief executive of The HPower Group, will curate sports activities.

The board will collaborate two to four times a year to bring experience, best practice, and new ideas to the brand's three core pillars: wellness and sport; arts and culture; and sea, sun and, lifestyle.

Nicholas Naples, CEO of AMAALA, said: "From the ground up, we’re creating an integrative approach to health, well-being and experiential luxury. With the scale and ambition of AMAALA, the broad range of expertise and diversity of our Advisory Board will be imperative as we move forward as a business.

“An invaluable asset, their collective insight is helping us meet our ambitions to create a proposition that provides visitors with transformative personal journeys inspired by arts, wellness, and the purity of the Red Sea."

AMAALA is scheduled to open in 2030.

The full list of AMAALA Advisory Members includes:

  • Antoine Corinthios, president, AGC Consulting LLC

  • Barry S. Sternlicht, chair and CEO, Starwood Capital Group

  • Claude Maniscalcom, GM Saint-Tropez Tourist Office

  • Edward Mady, regional director and GM, The Beverly Hills Hotel, Dorchester Collection

  • Emma Johnston dean of science, professor of marine, ecology and ecotoxicology, UNSW Sydney

  • Evan Kwee, VP, Pontiac Land and Owner, Capella Hotel Group

  • George R. Rafael, director and owner, Rafael Group S.A.M.

  • Horst Schulze, chairman Emeritus, Capella Hotels

  • Ignacio “Nacho” Figueras, celebrity and polo player

  • Ingo Schweder, founder and CEO, GOCO Hospitality

  • Neil Jacobs, CEO, Six Senses Hotels Resorts and Spas

  • Simon Books-Ward, chair and chief executive, The HPower Group

  • Solenne Blanc, deputy CEO of Beaux Arts & Cie, Senior Advisor for EY on Media and Cultural Industries

  • Susan Harmsworth, founder, ESPA International

  • Thomas Krens, director emeritus, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and chair and CEO, Global Cultural Asset Management LLC


RELATED STORIES
GOCO consults on vast zero-carbon resort in Saudi Arabia


Plans have been announced for a zero-carbon resort destination to be built by the Red Sea in northwest Saudi Arabia.
GOCO’s wellness spa for Four Seasons Bangkok will have advanced beauty room


GOCO Hospitality is collaborating with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts on its new Bangkok property, which is scheduled to open in February 2020.
MORE NEWS
Emaar Hospitality to unveil Dubai spa with world’s highest infinity pool
The Wellness and Barr + Wray are collaborating to realise a new spa and gym for the upcoming Address Jumeirah Resort and Spa, in Dubai.
ISPA board appoints Patrick Huey as new chair
ISPA has elected a new chair, vice-chair and secretary-treasurer to its board of directors. The new officers’ terms will begin effective immediately.
Croatian ‘island of vitality’ spa receives comprehensive renovation and new fitness centre
Hotel group Lošinj Hotels and Villas has unveiled a newly refurbished integrated fitness and wellness destination at its four-star hotel in Veli Lošinj, Croatia.
Hydrotherapy proven to be both preventative and therapeutic health treatment
Spa and wellness businesses have a long history of using hydrotherapy to deliver curative benefits to customers. Now a research review has shown why being immersed in water has so many unexpected health benefits.
Glen Ivy reopens with socially-distanced spa day package including personal wellness concierge and outdoor treatments
Glen Ivy Hot Springs in California has reopened with a new private outdoor wellness ‘staycation’ to help make guests more comfortable to return to the spa following COVID-19.
noa* reimagines alpine wellness retreat to merge seamlessly with mountain landscape
A South Tyrolean wellness resort in Saltaus, Italy, has received a new two-floor wellness centre designed to provide a sanctuary of wellbeing that integrates smoothly into the natural landscape.
+ More news   
 
COMPANY PROFILES
SpaSoft Springer-Miller Systems

SpaSoft has been a spa technology leader for more than 15 years. The company is part of Springer-M [more...]
+ More profiles  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

16-19 Aug 2020

SPATEC Spring North America

Ritz-Carlton, Miami, United States
16-19 Aug 2020

The WELL Conference

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, Scottsdale, United States
+ More diary  
 


CONTACT US

Leisure Media, Portmill House, Portmill Lane,
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2020

ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
LEISURE MEDIA HANDBOOKS
LEISURE MEDIA WEBSITES
LEISURE MEDIA PRODUCT SEARCH
PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS