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MEMBER NEWS CONTINUED Honors & Awards

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3 . Late last year , Body Bliss Intentional Aromatherapy was recognized as Favorite Private Label Line in the American Spa Professional ’ s Choice Awards . The Arizona-based natural products manufacturer was also a finalist in five categories , including Favorite Aromatherapy , CBD line , Body Care , Natural Line and Ayurvedic Line . The awards are voted on thousands of key spa industry decision-makers from destination spas , day spas , medical spas and resort spas around the world .
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4 . Experts and consumers have voted Natura Bissé the ‘ World ’ s Best Spa Brand ’ at the 2021 World Spa Awards . As the only brand in the world to receive this recognition four times in a row , Natura Bissé is affirmed as a leading brand for luxury within the spa industry . Natura Bissé performs over 7.5 million treatments around the world every year .
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New Openings and Offerings

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1 . Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has unveiled its highly anticipated Californian retreat and spa set within a working winery in Napa Valley . Four Seasons Resort and Residences Napa Valley is complete with a 13,050 square foot spa , conceived as a homage to the town of Calistoga ’ s 150-year history as a holistic spa and wellness destination .
2 . Travel website Spas of America has launched a new technology platform to make it easier for consumers to connect with the independent spa and wellness experiences they ’ re looking for . Spa resorts from across the U . S ., Canada and Mexico can now be searched , discovered and directly connected with on their website . The site also categorizes spas into categories such as Beach , Casino , Desert , Fitness , Golf , Health , Lake , Mineral Hot Springs , Ocean , Weight Loss and more .
3 . In late 2021 , Book4Time launched Book4Time Pay , the company ’ s new all-in-one payment processing platform . Book4Time Pay provides customers with the ability to take guarantees at the time of booking , accept EMV credit / debit at point of sale , sell gift cards online , manage recurring membership billings and provide self-service mobile checkouts . It also comes with flat-fee pricing and no hidden or set-up fees , enabling spas to realize significant savings to the bottom line .
4 . Bob and Suzanne Fanch , owners of Devil ’ s Thumb Ranch and its beautiful Ranch Creek Spa , have purchased the real estate of Wild Horse Inn , a bed and breakfast about two miles from their 6,500-acre ranch and resort . They plan to turn the 2.5-acre property with three private cabins and a main lodge into housing for Devil ’ s Thumb employees . Rooms within the inn will be offered for $ 600 a month to employees .
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