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Make a date in the diary for National Spa Week: 10 – 17 September 2018

Draft: National Spa Week 2018 kicks off in September with Spabreaks.com taking the reigns as the official booking partner of the UK Spa Association’s annual celebration of the spa industry and the benefits it provides the public.

The week commences on 10 September and is a celebration of all things ‘spa’ with an intention to encourage more people into more spas, more often. With a focus on inclusivity, the week will also highlight spas which welcome visitors undergoing cancer treatment, who are blind or with other disabilities, while also showcasing spa packages for men, couples, groups and more at venues across the UK.

Throughout the week participating spas will be offering discounts from 20% on treatments and packages and special ‘friend goes free’ deals.  Furthermore those booking a spa day or break during National Spa Week will also receive a complimentary NailsInc nail polish*.  Details of these will be available soon at spaweek.co.uk

Commenting on the launch Abi Wright, founder of Spabreaks.com, said: “We are delighted to have joined forces with the UK Spa Association to become the official booking partner for National Spa Week. It’s an exciting opportunity to raise the profile of the spa industry as a whole and remove perceptions that spas are an exclusive unattainable luxury. Spas are for everyone, from all walks of life and all shapes and sizes, and this campaign will massage that message!”

Lisa Barden, vice chair for the UK Spa Association said “As the country’s only official spa industry trade body, everything we do is designed to champion the contribution that our spa’s make to the nation’s health and wellness, not to mention the contribution to the UK economy. 

“There is a clear opportunity for our industry to grow and thrive because modern day wellness issues such as sick days (taken through a deep seated lack of sleep) and working longer hours (that keep us more alert and ‘tuned in’), which in turn creates an environment where poorer lifestyle decisions are taken such as self medicating, increased alcohol consumption, poor dietary choices and choosing to zone out in front of the TV/screen rather than take exercise and spend time with friends & family.

We estimate that there are currently 60k trained therapists and spa staff who are currently only taking care of 8% of the UK population.  We created National Spa Week as a high profile campaign to drive this growth opportunity in our sector. And now with big industry hitters Spabreaks.com and Lumity on-board, we are confident that we are going to see the campaign skyrocket this year!

National Spa Week is also partnered with Lumity, the health and beauty brand that offers a unique two step supplement of vitamins, minerals, omega-3 fatty acids and amino acids designed to maintain optimum health, energy and radiance.

The week coincides with Spabreaks.com 10th anniversary. Having launched in 2008, Spabreaks.com has swiftly become Europe’s leading spa booking agency, with over 800 venues worldwide.

*Nail polishes will be supplied on a first come first served basis to the first 750 bookings. NailsInc nail polishes have an RRP of £15

For more information about National Spa Week visit www.spaweek.co.uk

Media enquiries:

White Tiger PR

Samantha Marsh – / 07711 265 666

Radhika Sharma – / 07929 305 772

 

 

 

About Spabreaks.com

The official booking partner of the UK Spa Association’s National Spa Week, Spabreaks.com is also Europe's leading spa booking agency working with more than 800 venues in the UK and overseas.  The business helps more than 6,000 people to find the perfect spa day or break each week.  In the run up to and throughout National Spa Week visitors to Spabreaks.com will be able to search and book spas throughout the UK with many offering discounts and ‘friend goes free’ deals.  Spabreaks.com will also be using its position as industry leader and innovator to highlight its Spa for All umbrella – a unique offering showcasing spa days and breaks with ‘every body’ in mind including those with disabilities or recovering from cancer and spas aimed specifically at men.

Spabreaks.com nationwide service allows you to choose between booking online, over the phone or using their online chat facility, and there’s the opportunity to purchase gift vouchers delivered by email, post, or as part of a gift box.  Spabreaks.com will be celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2018.

 

About UK Spa Association

The UKSA is the official not-for-profit trade body for the nations 8000 spas and salons. It is comprised of members and partners from across the UK spa, salon and wellness sector. 

It exists to progress the positive contribution made by the spa and salon industry to UK health, social and economic wellbeing, and to drive continuous improvement in quality training, inclusiveness, high standards and professionalism at all levels within the industry. Simply put, its aim is to get more people, into more spas, more often.

National Spa Week is the UKSA’s annual flagship PR and Communications event. It is the only UK event of its kind that unites the spa and salon industry to increase consumer awareness around the health benefits of regular treatments and spa attendance, while actively driving additional sales through participating outlets during a dedicated week of promotions, activities and offers. 

About Lumity

Over time, life with Lumity is more than just beautiful skin – it is a new inner radiance. Lumity Life's resident scientist set out on a mission to discover the answers to the age-old questions about maintaining the health and radiance of youth, inside and out. Years of careful research led to Lumity Life as we know it today; a supplement designed to effectively sustain the healthy functioning of the whole body through the years. This year, Lumity Life is proud to be partnering with Spabreaks.com and the UK Spa Association to bring health and wellbeing to spa lovers across the country.

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