Pulse May / June 2022 - Page 86

MEMBER NEWS CONTINUED

Events

1 . Tucked in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains , The Spa at Boar ’ s Head Resort will be hosting a three-day wellness retreat starting each morning with sunrise yoga and views of Heritage Lake in June . The resort is the perfect pairing of elegant ambience and peaceful natural surroundings . Each day of the event will be filled with music and gong therapy , relaxing massages and more . Taste buds will also be tantalized with fine fare prepared by the resort ’ s chefs from the legendary Mill Room Restaurant .
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2 . The iconic Grand Hotel Golf Resort and Spa partnered with ISPA members Biologique Recherche , Zents , Anatomie Fashion and jane iredale to host an amazing Sip , Shop , and Style event on March 18 . Attendees met with a personal stylist to explore Anatomie ’ s newest athleisure collection , received a personalized skincare analysis from Biologique Recherche , enjoyed a powerfully healing ANTARA CBD Hand Restore treatment and also had a chance to find their perfect foundation shade with jane iredale Skincare Makeup .
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3 . World Wellness Weekend ( WWW ) will return in 2022 for its sixth edition beginning on Friday , September 16 at Sunrise in Fiji and ending at sunset in Hawaii on Sunday , September 18 . More than 4,000 participating venues in 140 countries will be geolocated on the World Wellness Map ( www . wellmap . org ) for millions of people to find fun , free , inclusive group activities , classes or workshops nearby . This year ’ s WWW will focus particularly on solidarity , one of the five pillars of wellness .

Awards & Honors

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1 . Blackberry Farm has been honored with the Gold Award in the 2022 U . S . News & World Report ’ s Best Hotel Rankings , being named # 1 in Best Hotels in Tennessee and # 3 in the Best All-Inclusive Resorts in the United States . U . S . News & World Report lauded Blackberry Farm ’ s Southern hospitality , beverage and restaurant programs at both The Barn at Blackberry Farm and the Dogwood , as well as its deep connection to their working farm .
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2 . In March , the Beverly Hills Hotel was pleased to announce , as part of an official partnership with The Elizabeth Taylor Estate , the re-naming of their Bungalow 5 to “ Elizabeth Taylor Bungalow 5 ”. The hotel served as a backdrop to Elizabeth Taylor ’ s life in California dating back to her childhood . Her father Francis , who inspired her love of art , had a gallery in the hotel ’ s shopping arcade and she went on to be a frequent guest of the hotel throughout her life .
3 . Accor has passed the milestone of 500 opened hotels in Greater China . This incredible achievement was made possible by the dedication of so many Accor team members over the years combined with incredible owning partners in China . Today , Accor is 520 hotels strong with over 300 hotels under development . In March , Accor was excited to announce that 2022 was already on track to surpass their record-breaking new hotel signings in 2021 .
4 . Trilogy Spa Holdings and the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess recently had the incredible honor of being featured on the Kelly Clarkson Show . Emily Kaufman , the TV travel expert known as “ The Travel Mom ,” recommended the incomparable Scottsdale Spa as the perfect romantic spot and highlighted their Celebrations Vacations program that helps guests craft the ultimate getaway . n
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