Claiming Green

The Federal Trade Commission issued revised “Green Guides” that are designed to help marketers ensure that the claims they make about the environmental attributes of their products are truthful and non-deceptive. The revisions to the FTC’s Green Guides reflect a wide range of public input, including hundreds of consumer and industry comments on previously proposed revisions.  They…

Hiring a Spa Consultant

Hiring a Spa Consultant Day Spa, Hotel, Medical and Resort Spas: What to consider when hiring a spa consultant. Spa consultants are emerging in markets around the world.  While some consultants command expertise in many areas other consultants don’t have hands on experience or have management experience but in a different field.  Some “consultants” don’t have…

Increasing your Hotel Spa’s ROI

Like having a sizeable indoor pool, fluffy pillows, plush carpeting and a complimentary cocktail at happy hour, spas were thought to attract more of the core business which is lodging guests.  Interestingly, no element of this equation really worked…for any of the players. Hotels put in spa facilities in all sorts of shapes and sizes…