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BRILLIANT IDEA 1. Éminence Organic Skin Care officially opened the Éminence Certified Organic Farm 1 in the Hungarian countryside. Guests will experience the birthplace of the brand’s most coveted formulas, learning the beauty of certified organic fruits, herbs, vegetables and flowers which are used in Éminence’s skin-care products. One purpose of the farm is to teach future generations about the importance of healthy nutrition and organic farming. 2. Students of Cornell University won the global INNovation Room competition for 2 hotel management students. Their winning concept offered guests a room service alter- native with healthy, locally sourced food around the clock using a state-of-the-art payment system with label sensor tags to charge guest rooms directly. OPEN FOR BUSINESS 1. Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group announced plans to open a new hotel 1 2 and branded residences in Honolulu, Hawaii. The 36-story project, which will include a Spa at Mandarin Oriental, will open in 2020. 2. Now officially open to guests, the Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa features 201 casita-style guestrooms which naturally weave through the grounds, allowing guests to take in the fresh desert air. 3. Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane in London, U.K. opened a Roman-inspired spa in April, evoking the architecture of London’s ancient Roman history. The spa features eight treatment rooms, including hammam, indoor swimming pool and more. 3 4. Spa & Fitness Center at Turnberry Isle Miami in Miami, Florida opened its newly renovated spa which features 22 treatment rooms, an Ayurveda treatment area, cryotherapy chamber, yoga studio and more as well as 70 treatments, including massages, aromatherapy and Japanese iyashi dome. 4 5. Terranea Resort, home of The Spa at Terranea Resort, in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, updated its main restaurant Catalina Kitchen, redesigning interiors and exteriors as well as its menus. 6. The Orlando World Center Marriott, home to Spa at the Orlando World Center Marriott, launched the Central Pantry, a grab-and-go marketplace focused on fast, fresh gourmet options. 7. Mala + Mantra’s new Be Well Collection has been launched in support of Wellness for Cancer. For every bracelet and mala sold, Mala + Mantra will donate five dollars to Wellness for Cancer. As with all Mala + Mantra products, the bracelet imparts messages of mindfulness and meditation, which are proven methods that help cancer patients and survivors recover. 5 6 7 GIVING BACK Saltability announced a partnership with nonprofit Seagull Services, which promotes advocacy, workforce development and employment services for teens and adults with disabilities. Through the partnership, Seagull Services employees will be measuring, packaging and labeling Saltability products for wholesale and retail purchase. May 2017 ■ PULSE 19