Tag Archives: Thai Spa Association

Andrew Jacka – World Spa & Well-Being convention chairman

ANDREW JACKA, who stepped down from the board of the Thai Spa Association in March 2013,  continues to act as chairman for the World Spa & Well-being Convention. This will be the 4th time this event has been held, with … Continue reading

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Beyond Beauty ASEAN-Bangkok Sept. 18

  BEYOND BEAUTY ASEAN – BANGKOK 2014 exhibition and conference will be held in conjunction with the third edition of World spa & Well-being Convention set for Sept. 18-20 in Bangkok.. At a planning meeting in March,a memorandum of understanding was … Continue reading

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Three named to Thai Spa Association’s Hall of Fame

THREE KEY PLAYERS in the Thai spa industry were named to the Thai Spa Association’s Hall of Fame for their “outstanding contribution to the growth and development of the Thai spa industry”. They are: Andrew Jacka, president of the Thai … Continue reading

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What’s really important to spa goers?

HOW DO CONSUMERS go about choosing a spa? If you thought advertising and mass media, you’re partially right. But if you’re like most people, it’s word-of-mouth every time – what their friends say. But for potential spa goers, social media … Continue reading

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AEC 2015: More intense competition for consumers and top staff

LOOK FOR MORE INTENSE COMPETITION in Thailand’s spa industry with the advent of AEC 2015, prompting a need for spas to differentiate themselves and to improve the communications skills of their staffs. A research study by Stenden Rangsit University and the … Continue reading

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Strong outlook for wellness tourism in 2013

WELLNESS TOURISM is expected to heat up in 2013, according to a forecast by Wellness Tourism Worldwide. Its top 10 wellness travel tends forecast – based on consumer and business-to-business surveys, site visits, feedback from travel suppliers, destinations and sellers – … Continue reading

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Strong outlook for wellness tourism in 2013

WELLNESS TOURISM is expected to heat up in 2013, according to a forecast by Wellness Tourism Worldwide. Its top 10 wellness travel tends forecast – based on consumer and business-to-business surveys, site visits, feedback from travel suppliers, destinations and sellers – … Continue reading

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APSWC named Spa Association of the Year by AsiaSpa for fourth time

THE ASIA PACIFIC SPA & WELLNESS COALITION has been named Spa Association of the Year at the 8th annual AsiaSpa Awards in Hong Kong. It is the fourth time APSWC has received the award. Andrew Jacka, APSWC chairman and director of the … Continue reading

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Intelligent Spas releases first Thailand spa consumer survey

  INTELLIGENT SPAS has released the results of the first dedicated Spa Consumer Survey in Thailand, which identified a collection of valuable statistics about spa goers’ recent behaviors, current preferences and forecast spa visits. This vital research will enable spa … Continue reading

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First-ever black tie awards night for Thailand spa and wellness

“It was a night of celebration the Thai Spa industry has never seen before. There were some expected winners but also many surprises too, showing the broadening base of quality spa operators in the kingdom,” says Andrew Jacka, president of … Continue reading

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