World Leisure Jobs - California hosts global hot springs convention...
13 Apr 2021 World leisure: news, training & property
 
 
HOME
JOBS
NEWS
FEATURES
PRODUCTS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION
PRINT SUBSCRIPTION
ADVERTISE
CONTACT US
Sign up for FREE ezine
Latest news

24 Dec 2019

California hosts global hot springs convention
BY Megan Whitby

The 2019 meeting was the second in the event’s history.

The 2019 meeting was the second in the event’s history.

120 international owners and operators of geothermal pools, spas and resorts recently gathered in the US for a conference called Hot Springs Connection, at Indian Wells and Desert Hot Springs, California.

Representatives from 20 US states, Canada, Australia and New Zealand met for the two-part conference, claimed to be the only US hot springs event.

The 2019 meeting was the second in the event’s history, followed its debut last year in Glenwood Springs, Colorado.

The first half included general sessions, breakout events, trade exchange and networking. Topics covered ranged from water stewardship, natural resource protection, heritage preservation, and standardizing regulatory requirements.

The event also included a focus on geothermal energy, wellness trends, new design standards, hospitality training, tourism marketing and running profitable spas.

“This is an important collaboration to unify the hot springs resort industry in this country,” said Vicky Nash, the event’s founder and organiser. “Together we can enhance public perception about our hot springs and create a variety of meaningful guest experiences.”

The second half of the conference showcased a range of Desert Hot Springs’ local geothermal destinations with behind-the-scenes tours. This included El Morocco Inn & Spa, Aqua Soleil, Desert Hot Springs Inn, Sky Valley Resort, Miracle Springs Resort and Desert Hot Springs Spa Hotel.

The event also saw the launch of the Hot Springs Association – a nonprofit trade association for hot springs owners and associates.

In addition, a preview of the new website Hot Springs of America was featured at one of the general sessions. It has been designed to be a centralised tool for tourists to identify hot spring sites in the US and will launch in early 2020.

Next year’s convention has been confirmed, but the date and location are yet to be announced.



Connect with
World Leisure
Magazine:
View issue contents
Sign up:
Instant Alerts/zines

Print edition
 

News headlines
Sonal Uberoi launches new book showcasing why hospitality must capitalise on wellness assets
Sonal Uberoi launches new book showcasing why hospitality must capitalise on wellness assets   12 Apr 2021

Industry figure and founder of Spa Balance Consulting Sonal Uberoi has penned a new book, named The Wellness Asset: How wellness can transform and .... more>>
Health clubs reopen in England as report shows 40,000 COVID-19 deaths could have been prevented in the UK with greater health equality
Health clubs reopen in England as report shows 40,000 COVID-19 deaths could have been prevented in the UK with greater health equality   12 Apr 2021

Health clubs, leisure centres and studios in England have opened today (12 April) for the first time during 2021. Some opened their doors to .... more>>
New National Health and Fitness Alliance to lead fitness sector's lobbying efforts in the US
New National Health and Fitness Alliance to lead fitness sector's lobbying efforts in the US   11 Apr 2021

A major new initiative will look to strengthen and unite the fitness industry's voice in influencing policy and policymakers in the US. The National .... more>>
Disney to open Avengers Campus at Disneyland California on 4 June
Disney to open Avengers Campus at Disneyland California on 4 June   09 Apr 2021

Disney has confirmed that it will open its long-awaited Avengers Campus at the Disneyland California resort in Anaheim on 4 June 2021. Based on .... more>>
Company profile


QubicaAMF UK

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwide.

View full profile>>

Catalogue gallery


Featured Supplier

ISPA’s 2021 Stronger Together Summit will inform and inspire the global spa industry

ISPA’s 2021 Stronger Together Summit will inform and inspire the global spa industry

From 10-14 May, join ISPA members for the Stronger Together Summit, a one-of-a-kind virtual event for spa and resource partner leaders. More>>




in this issue




World Leisure jobs




Gymnastics Coach
Salary: Competitive
Location: Carshalton
Company: Everyone Active
Freelance Level 4 PT-Sports Rehab Trainer
Salary: Uncapped Earning Potential
Location: Mayfair, London, UK
Company: The Lansdowne Club
Swimming teachers
Salary: Competitive hourly rate
Location: Cirencester
Company: Everyone Active
Lifeguards
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Alton
Company: Everyone Active
Diary dates
Powered by leisurediary.com

08-28 Apr 2021

Beautyworld Saudi Arabia

Jeddah Center for Forums and Events, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia


13-20 Apr 2021

Beauty meetings - for professional beauty

Online,



Leisure Management magazine 2018 issue 1
Leisure Management
2018 issue 1

View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
  Restaurants: Sharing the love
Famous restaurants are popping up in unexpected places. We found out more More>>
  Interview: Sioux-per foods
The Sioux Chef, Sean Sherman, is on a mission to revive indigenous cuisine More>>


Leisure Management magazine 2016 issue 1

Leisure Management
2016 issue 1

View issue contents
View turning pages
Download PDF
  Visitor profiles: Beyond demographics
Gerri Morris, of Morris Hargreaves McIntyre, on defining cultural consumers More>>
  Interview: Tony Butler
Derby Museums Trust executive director delivers social justice in museums More>>


Published by Leisure Media Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385 | Contact us | About us | © Cybertrek Ltd