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Aug 28, 2013, 09:30 ET

Spa Trends Take a Tech Turn and a Fresh Focus

 A variety of spas and spa resource partners were on hand at the International SPA Association (ISPA) annual Media Event demonstrating new...

Apr 23, 2013, 11:21 ET

Spas Offer Male-Only Treatments in Honor of Father's Day

Dads don't treat themselves enough, so spas have made it easy to give dad some tender, loving care on Father's Day. International SPA Association...

Mar 07, 2012, 12:37 ET

Best-Selling Author Jim Collins Will Provide Opening Keynote for International SPA Association's 22nd Annual Conference & Expo in Kissimmee, Florida

The International SPA Association (ISPA), announced the keynote speaker line-up and details for its 22nd Annual Conference and Expo to be...

Oct 04, 2011, 14:48 ET

International SPA Association Releases 2011 U.S. Spa Industry Study

The International SPA Association continues to build upon its library of the most comprehensive and respected research in the spa industry. The...

Aug 22, 2011, 14:58 ET

ISPA Releases New U.S. Spa Industry Statistics

The International SPA Association (ISPA) has released new statistics from the ISPA 2011 U.S. Spa Industry Study. ISPA commissioned...

Apr 11, 2011, 13:43 ET

Let the Spa Relieve Your Stress During Tax Season

The saying goes that only two things are certain – death and taxes, and with everyone being plugged-in 24/7 we can add stress to that list....

Oct 13, 2010, 18:21 ET

ISPA Releases Latest Industry Research on U.S. Spa Industry

As the voice of the global spa industry for 20 years, the International SPA Association continues its reputation for producing the...

Aug 23, 2010, 17:30 ET

ISPA Releases U.S. Spa Industry 'Big 5' Statistics

The International SPA Association (ISPA) releases key parts of its 2010 U.S. Spa Industry Study. ISPA has been delivering valuable spa industry...

May 03, 2010, 13:33 ET

International SPA Association Members Make Skin Health a Priority

You know that sunbathing and indoor tanning are dangerous habits that can lead to harmful consequences.  Indoor tanning is a proven human...

Apr 21, 2010, 13:38 ET

Moms Enjoy Relaxing Spa Breaks This Mother's Day

There's the cool mom, the overprotective mom and the soccer mom.  No matter which one raised you, they all have one thing in common (no, not...

Apr 15, 2010, 16:43 ET

International SPA Association Members Are Serious About Sustainability

It seems like everyone is claiming to be "green" these days, but what does it really mean to be eco-friendly? With 82 percent of International SPA...

Apr 12, 2010, 14:53 ET

Slow Down, Sit and Stopover at the Spa to Control Stress

Everyone has stress - it's unavoidable - but the way you deal with it can make a huge difference in your life.  In recognition of April's...

Apr 05, 2010, 14:14 ET

Golfers Find Relief at the Spa During Majors

The Master's kicks off the 2010 major golf championships putting the sport on top of everyone's minds. One thing all sports enthusiasts have in...

Feb 01, 2010, 14:35 ET

Spas Help You Get Heart Healthy In February

February isn't all about flowers and chocolates, it's actually more about hearts than you might think.  This month is American Heart Month and...

Jan 12, 2010, 14:27 ET

Spas Make Valentine's Day Gifting Simple

Forget flowers and don't even think about teddy bears this Valentine's Day. Instead show that special someone how much you care with time at the...

Nov 17, 2009, 17:32 ET

2010 International SPA Association Trend Watch

Keeping up with the latest trends is tough when everything from vampires to Snuggies is on the cultural radar. The International SPA Association...

Nov 03, 2009, 15:19 ET

Holiday Gifting Made Simple at the Spa

If you're in a holiday gift-giving slump, look to your local spa for inspiring ideas. Gift cards, once thought to be a total gift cop-out, are...

Oct 15, 2009, 17:37 ET

2009 ISPA Conference & Expo Rocks Out With Lance Armstrong in Austin

After the Austin City Limits music festival concluded, spa professionals from across the globe met Oct. 5-8 in Austin, Tx. for the 19th annual...

Jul 07, 2009, 16:19 ET

Spa Chefs Prepare You for a Healthy Summer

Strawberries are ripe, tomatoes are plump and watermelons are juicy...it must be summertime! Eating healthy as part of leading a spa lifestyle is...

Jul 01, 2009, 17:27 ET

ISPA Releases 2009 U.S. Spa Industry Statistics

The International SPA Association 2009 U.S. Spa Industry Update reveals a steady increase across the board in overall spa locations, revenues and...