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Below is the latest corporate news as well as information about our member hotels and our annual event, the HEALING SUMMIT.

Melea - The Health Concept joins Healing Hotels of the World

Holistic health and longevity programs in a historic Hungarian spa town
11 June, 2024, Cologne, Germany -- Healing Hotels of the World is thrilled to announce the addition of Melea – The Health Concept, a holistic retreat located in the historic spa town of Sárvár, Hungary, to the resort collection. Located on the tranquil shores of a lake, Melea – The Health Concept combines the principles of holistic healing with contemporary luxury. Melea – The Health Concept offers guests a comprehensive approach to wellbeing, with specialized 4, 7, or 10-day packages that target six key areas: medical health, inner balance, mental health, activity, and nutrition, all supported by natural therapies. Each retreat begins with a personalized consultation involving a team of doctors, nutritionists, physiotherapists, and psychologists, ensuring a tailored journey towards mental clarity, physical rejuvenation, and spiritual growth. Anne Biging, Founder of Healing Hotels of the World, remarks: "We are delighted to welcome Melea – The Health Concept. This exceptional destination not only provides a serene and luxurious environment but also empowers guests with the knowledge and tools to maintain their well-being long after they leave."
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Imperial Springs Health joins Healing Hotels of the World

Diagnostic technologies & medical consultations in a hot spring reserve
27 May, 2024, Cologne, Germany -- Healing Hotels of the World is proud to announce the addition of Imperial Springs Health to their membership portfolio. This state-of-the-art facility with luxurious accommodations is nestled in the breathtaking Conghua Hot Springs Reserve. At the heart of Imperial Springs Health offerings is a commitment to holistic healing. The resort integrates Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and German naturopathy into its comprehensive wellness programs. Imperial Springs Health also prioritizes preventative healthcare. Their team of experienced doctors utilize cutting-edge diagnostic technologies to identify potential health concerns and develop personalized health plans tailored to each individual. Supported by a dedicated personal health manager, guests will engage in a holistic program inspired by the Three Regimens of Clearing, Regulating, and Nourishing. This approach equips guests with practical tools to maintain physical, mental, and emotional well-being sustainably.
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HEALING SUMMIT 2024 - The Heart Retreat

The exclusive retreat will be guided by world class teachers and practitioners.
08 May, 2024, Cologne, Germany -- “In the newly created The Heart Retreat, we do not just want to talk about healing but give an experience of healing – this is why we are moving from an educational Summit to an immersive Retreat to take a deep dive – into our hearts,” says Anne Biging, co-founder Healing Hotels of the World and the Healing Summit. Healing Hotels of the World is behind the creation of the HEALING SUMMIT and now The Heart Retreat. The iconic hospitality brand with to date 85 member hotels, was founded 17 years ago and has been and still is a true pioneer in the world of wellness and healing, offering healing, transformative journeys. The HEALING SUMMIT was initially inspired by the deep desire to establish a space where individuals and businesses meet to debate, discuss and learn from their collective wisdom about a holistic life with the aim to implement positive change personally and professionally. And now the Heart Retreat. “As the world navigates turbulent times, we have decided to create a space where we learn how to return to ourselves, be grounded and live from the heart. We firmly believe that if we are seeking change for the betterment of our life, the life of others and the planet, we must begin our own healing journey”, says co-founder Dr. Elisabeth Ixmeier.
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Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som joins Healing Hotels of the World

Unique blend of Traditional Arabic Islamic Medicine (TAIM) with modern therapies
20 March, 2024, Cologne, Germany -- Healing Hotels of the World proudly announces the addition of Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som to its portfolio of global healing destinations. Situated amidst the serene coastal desert landscape, Zulal Wellness Resort embodies the essence of holistic healing, offering guests a transformative journey toward well-being and renewal. As the flagship property of Chiva-Som in the Middle East, Zulal Wellness Resort introduces guests to a unique fusion of Traditional Arabic Islamic Medicine (TAIM) and contemporary wellness practices. Rooted in centuries-old healing traditions, TAIM emphasizes a holistic approach to wellness, aligning perfectly with Healing Hotels of the World's mission to promote mind-body-soul balance. Zulal Wellness Resort encompasses two distinct retreats within its resort: Zulal Serenity and Zulal Discovery. Zulal Serenity caters to adults seeking tranquility and immersion in holistic wellbeing practices, with a focus on precision wellness, while Zulal Discovery offers family-friendly accommodations and activities, fostering connection, bonding moments and rejuvenation for guests of all ages.
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Tenuta di Paternostro joins Healing Hotels of the World

Equine healing experiences combined with Italian hospitality
14 March, 2024, Cologne, Germany -- Healing Hotels of the World proudly welcomes its latest member, Tenuta di Paternostro, a haven for those seeking to tap into the therapeutic potential of nature. Nestled in the enchanting landscapes of Italy, Tenuta di Paternostro has reimagined the traditional spa experience by taking healing into the great outdoors. Formerly a modest peasant farmhouse complete with cow stalls, Tenuta di Paternostro has been meticulously restored by architects to create a luxury hotel with just five suites for up to 12 guests. Each suite boasts eclectic interiors that reflect the owner's personal style. A stay at Tenuta di Paternostro evokes the feeling of visiting a luxurious yet inviting private home. Anne Biging says: “It is like staying with a friend, who has great style and a fondness for delicious vegan food, with the added advantage of a program of healing activities and equine therapy.” Tenuta di Paternostro's healing philosophy revolves around the fundamental principles of rest, discovery, and connection. It encourages guests to establish a profound connection with the natural world's beauty while discovering ways to re-energize, rejuvenate their spirits, and regain equilibrium in body, mind, and spirit. This approach to healing seamlessly weaves together ancient cultural traditions and contemporary wellness practices.
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Kshemavana joins Healing Hotels of the World

A space for transformation, offering workshops, consultations, and healing experiences
13 March, 2024, Cologne, Germany -- Healing Hotels of the World is pleased to announce its latest new member: Kshemavana SDM Institute of Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences. Situated amidst 23 acres of lush tropical greenery, Kshemavana offers an authentic Indian wellness experience rooted in ancient healing traditions. Through its personalized wellness programs, which incorporate naturopathy, yoga, meditation, and a Sattvic diet, Kshemavana provides guests with a transformative journey towards optimal health and vitality. Kshemavana boasts 142 thoughtfully designed rooms across four types of accommodations, including secluded cottages, spacious suites, and comfortable rooms overlooking the gardens. Cottages and treatment rooms provide guests with privacy and serenity, creating an ideal environment for relaxation and rejuvenation. Additionally, thoughtfully designed courtyards and inviting common areas foster connections among guests. All areas are designed with tranquility in mind, featuring large windows that let in plenty of natural light, open courtyards that bring the outdoors in, and water features that add a soothing element. Elisabeth Ixmeier, CCO and Co-Founder of Healing Hotels of the World says, “Authenticity is key and this wellness retreat center offers a deep and well-rounded exploration of traditional Indian healing practices in a modern setting.”
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Vitaliter Season at Palazzo BelVedere

Embark on a Transformative Journey of Wellbeing
12 March, 2024, Cologne, Germany -- Palazzo BelVedere proudly announces the return of the Vitaliter Season, offering guests an exclusive opportunity to embark on a transformative journey of well-being in the heart of Tuscany. Vitaliter Seasons at Palazzo BelVedere are not simple wellness retreats; they are unique opportunities to revitalize the body, harmonize the mind, and ignite the spirit. The next Vitaliter Season at Palazzo BelVedere commences on March 22nd and concludes on April 12th, with guests having the flexibility to arrive at their convenience and choose the duration of their stay. Vitaliter Season is a time when the hospitality and services of a 5-star hotel are entirely dedicated to well-being, providing guests with the chance to experience the renowned Vitaliter programs. Unlike any other retreat, Vitaliter Seasons offer a broader range of activities coupled with special offers, making it the ideal choice for those seeking a comprehensive wellness experience. Vitaliter embodies a unique concept that blends naturopathy, holistic practices, and wellness in retreats customizable from 3 to 21 days, meticulously designed to restore harmony between body and mind.
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Modi Yoga Retreat joins Healing Hotels of the World

Authentic Yoga, meditation and ayurvedic practices in Rishikesh, India
31 August, 2023, Cologne, Germany -- Healing Hotels of the World is delighted to introduce its newest member, Modi Yoga Retreat, a sanctuary of serenity nestled on the banks of the sacred River Ganges in Rishikesh, India. Renowned as the birthplace of yoga and a haven for spiritual seekers, Rishikesh provides the idyllic setting for Modi Yoga Retreat. Overlooking the tranquil expanse of the Ganges, this holistic resort invites guests to embark on a transformative journey of healing and self-discovery. With its commitment to offering daily yoga practices and meditation suitable for all levels, from beginners to advanced practitioners, Modi Yoga Retreat has quickly established itself as a haven for those seeking restoration, rejuvenation, and inner peace. "Here you can fully immerse yourself in Indian culture and soak up the spiritual energy that is enhanced by authentic yoga, meditation and ayurvedic practices,” says Anne Biging, CEO and Co-founder of Healing Hotels of the World. Modi Yoga Retreat is staffed by a team of ayurvedic doctors, exercise specialists, nutritionists, and more. Their comprehensive approach not only supports physical health and alleviates discomfort, but also fosters spiritual and mental well-being through time-honored treatment practices and therapies.
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Virtual Healing Summit, September 2023

29 August, 2023, Cologne, Germany -- HEALING SUMMIT presents its first virtual summit in 2023 titled Happy Mind - Happy Life, curated to guide participants toward happiness and self-realization. The heart of this event lies in understanding, contemplating, and applying practical tools that can lead to personal transformation. By delving into these invaluable resources, participants will embark on a journey of empowerment and renewal. In the whirlwind of daily life, it's easy to lose sight of the tranquility that lies within us. Often, we find ourselves ensnared in the complexities of our minds, grappling with tensions, unhappiness, and unease. Let's remind ourselves that happiness is a birthright. The path to happiness may be winding, but it's well worth the exploration. This transformative hour will be led by Anne Biging and Elisabeth Ixmeier, the visionary Founders of Healing Hotels of the World. Together with Marjorie Hines Woollacott and Velleda Dobrowolny they will refresh the participants' perspective and allow them the chance to rediscover the profound treasury of happiness that lies within.
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Montigo Resorts Nongsa, Batam joins Healing Hotels of the World

Indonesian-inspired spa experience for the whole family
26 July, 2023, Cologne, Germany -- Healing Hotels of the World is proud to announce that Montigo Resorts Nongsa, Batam has joined the collection. The resort is located in Nongsa, on the northeast coast of Batam, Indonesia, just a 40-minute ferry ride from Singapore. It is a multi-generational resort offering luxurious, modern villas with floor-to-ceiling windows and views of a private beach area. With their exceptional all-villa resort experience, Montigo Resorts welcomes solo travelers, couples, groups of friends, or multigenerational families alike. “A place of beauty and luxury, this stunning resort balances the privacy of a villa with the shared amenities of a hotel,” says Dr. Elisabeth Ixmeier, Co-Founder of Healing Hotels of the World. Nestled amidst lush tropical gardens and a tranquil beach, the Montigo Spa Village offers a serene sanctuary for guests seeking an open-air spa encounter that fosters a profound reconnection with nature. Drawing inspiration from centuries-old Asian therapies, the spa called Montigo Spa Village, offers a wide array of massages, spa rituals, and body & beauty therapies, all enriched with organic ingredients, soothing oils, and natural fragrances.
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Vilnius Grand Resort joins Healing Hotels of the World

Wellbeing through the power of the healing human touch
03 July, 2023, Cologne, Germany -- Healing Hotels of the World is proud to announce that Vilnius Grand Resort has joined its network. The luxury lakeside resort in Lithuania offers a range of healing programs and experiences for guests seeking to restore their physical, mental and emotional well-being. The resort features 240 rooms and suites, some with stunning views of the lake or the golf course. The overall feel is cozy and serene, with a mix of modern and more traditionally styled rooms, created with a palette of natural materials. The resort welcomes singles and families alike and has something on offer for everyone. Vilnius Grand Resort is located in a peaceful countryside area, surrounded by forests and lakes. It is only 20 minutes away from the capital city of Vilnius, which is known for its UNESCO-listed Old Town, its vibrant art scene, and its diverse cuisine. The resort is easily accessible by car or by public transportation from the international airport. There are two therapeutic centres at Vilnius Grand Resort: V SPA & Wellness Centre and Ariela Therapeutic Centre. V Spa and Wellness offers a wide range of traditional spa experiences designed to provide guests with a sense of well-being and relaxation.
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Healing Hotels of the World welcomes Camiral Golf & Wellness

Offering a transformative blend of golf and wellness in the heart of Spain
13 April, 2023, Cologne, Germany -- Healing Hotels of the World is proud to announce the newest addition to its network of member hotels, Camiral Golf & Wellness. Known for its unique blend of golf and wellbeing, this beautiful property is located in the heart of Girona in Spain. With 145 spacious rooms and suites, Camiral Golf & Wellness has been exquisitely designed to provide guests with the ultimate in comfort and relaxation. The hotel's championship golf course is one of the best in Spain, has hosted several international tournaments and is a favorite go-to among golf enthusiasts of all levels. The use of 100% recycled water is what makes the resort so special. The resort's resident biologist has turned the golf courses into a nature preserve. He has created habitats for native flora and fauna to thrive. Other sustainable measures include the use of renewable energy sources such as solar power and biomass to minimize the carbon footprint and a variety of green initiatives to reduce waste and promote eco-friendly practices. In addition, the hotel has received several certifications for its sustainability efforts.
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Healing Hotels of the World presents first safari property

South Africa’s Londolozi Game Reserve offers personal transformation and connection to nature
29 March, 2023, Cologne, Germany -- Londolozi Game Reserve in South Africa is the first safari property to join Healing Hotels of the World. A haven for nature and animal lovers who are looking for deeper meaning, the family-run Londolozi is one of the original safari lodges in South Africa and a pillar of global eco-tourism. “Londolozi takes its name from a Zulu word meaning ‘protector of all living things,’ and goes beyond a traditional safari experience; here, reconnecting with nature is the first step in a more profound personal transformation,” says Anne Biging, Co-Founder of Healing Hotels of the World. “Londolozi Healing House is a space where wellness experts, life coaches, wisdom keepers and shamans have created a range of activities and experiences to help guests feel rejuvenated and restored. We are thrilled to have Londolozi as the first safari lodge in our portfolio.” Located on the banks of the Sand River in the heart of the Sabi Sand Game Reserve and bordering Kruger National Park, Londolozi is part of the six-million-acre Greater Limpopo Transfrontier Park in Mpumalanga (Lowveld) province, where wild animals like elephants, lions and white rhinos roam freely.
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Palazzo di Varignana joins Healing Hotels of the World

A healing journey filled with Italian beauty, flavours and fragrances in the hills above Bologna
23 February, 2023, Cologne, Germany -- Healing Hotels of the World is proud to announce the unveiling of its latest addition, Palazzo di Varignana. Nestled in the rolling hills of the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, this magnificent property offers a serene retreat where guests can reconnect with nature, find inner peace, and restore their health and well-being. The holistic approach to health and wellness is inspired by scientific director Dr. Annamaria Acquaviva’s five pillars of health: inner harmony, a well-balanced diet, exercise, quality sleep, and cosmetic treatments. Specific programs are tailored to the guests' individual needs. Palazzo di Varignana is a luxurious, 16th-century palace that has been renovated to provide guests with a truly one-of-a-kind experience. The hotel features a range of well-appointed rooms, suites and villas, each designed to offer the ultimate in comfort and relaxation. Guests can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding countryside, as well as access to a range of on-site amenities, including a state-of-the-art spa, fitness centre and fine dining restaurants.
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Es Racó d’Artà joins Healing Hotels of the World

A healing destination that allows for deep inner self-exploration
15 February, 2023, Cologne, Germany -- We are pleased to announce that yet a new member has joined the Healing Hotels of the World family: Es Racó d’Artà, whose healing philosophy combines healing practice with the healing power of place. Located in the Llevanto Nature Reserve in Mallorca, the resort is built using natural materials, handmade details and sustainable products, with the least possible impact on the local environment. Truly committed to sustainability, the buildings use a passive solar design, green roofs and highly energy-efficient air conditioning. Es Racó d'Artà has an ancient story: since the 13th century, it has been home to a farm. Building on this foundation, the resort now consists of a main building with eight light-filled rooms, some with their own terraces. Private cottages called “Casitas“ as well as villas, including a few with their own pools, are also available for booking. Es Racó d'Artà is designed to be both private and quiet, featuring a neutral colour palette and artwork by local artists.
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NewTree Ranch joins Healing Hotels of the World

A sophisticated Farm Stay in California dedicated to sustainability
05 January, 2023, Cologne, Germany -- NewTree Ranch – the latest member of Healing Hotels of the World - is dedicated to healing both visitors and the land by providing an experience that reconnects guests with nature, while also actively restoring the natural world. Located in California's beautiful Sonoma County, NewTree Ranch offers 120 acres of lush farmland, rolling hills and redwood forests. The Farm Stay is powered by more than 200 solar panels and combines community-scale farming and production with reforestation to improve the health of local ecosystems. Built using mostly local wood and stone, the two luxurious accommodation options - The Ranch Estate & The Barn - are spacious and airy, with generous bedrooms and bathrooms and a variety of living spaces. As the number of guests staying at the retreat at the same time is limited, the service is caring, attentive and thoughtful. Guests can choose to eat plant-based meals prepared by the chef or even cook their own meals in the fully equipped kitchen using the organic fresh produce from the gardens.
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Anavrin Equestrian Retreat & Sports Club joins Healing Hotels of the World

New Healing Hotel specialises in Equine Therapy and outdoor experiences
19 December, 2022, Cologne, Germany -- The Anavrin Equestrian Retreat & Sports Club is the newest member of Healing Hotels of the World and opened its doors in November this year. The retreat, located in the heart of the UAE, is specialised in Equine Therapy and outdoor experiences. The programs draw on the healing power of nature and focus on relaxation, rejuvenation, seclusion or for the more active guests on sports and outdoor challenges. Anavrin Equestrian Retreat & Sports Club, surrounded by streams, lakes and waterfalls, allows guests to reconnect with nature on 20 hectares of fertile land. The 5-star luxury “glamping” staycation can be experienced in various accommodation types: chalets, ogles (off-grid living experience units), covered wagons, and even caravans, which can be rented for one night. Additionally, two restaurants serve international, Spanish- and Moorish-inspired cuisine, using only organic ingredients sourced from the retreat itself. Other sustainable practices include an integrated solar power system, water & waste recycling as well as using primarily rescue horses for the therapies.
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Hotel Le Cep joins Healing Hotels of the World

New Healing Hotel with focus on Ayurveda in Burgundy
11 October, 2022, Cologne, Germany –– Hotel Le Cep & Holistic Spa Marie de Bourgogne in France has just joined Healing Hotels of the World as its newest member. The hotel includes a charming collection of several mansions from the 14th to 16th centuries with historical gardens and courtyards. Additionally, the Ayurvedic Centre offers a customised treatment program created in consultation with an Ayurvedic doctor and ranging from half-day sessions to weeks-long retreats. Hotel Le Cep is located in the mediaeval town of Beaune, in the heart of Burgundy, surrounded by picturesque vineyards. It is an ideal base for exploring the region's castles or taking part in an art festival. Guests can also head along the Route des Grands Cru to experience the mystical charm of the hills and visit some of the more than 600 winemakers.
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Creating Pathways to Lasting Change

The Highlights of the HEALING SUMMIT 2022
23 September, 2022, Cologne, Germany –– The HEALING SUMMIT 2022, with a theme of The Healing of Everything, took place September 3-4 this year in Portugal. The Healing of Everything is a call to action for each and every one of us. The pandemic as well as the climate crisis have shown us that we cannot continue with business as usual; we must learn to change and adapt. The buzzwords “wellness” and “sustainability” aren’t enough anymore – there is more. And this is exactly what was explored during the HEALING SUMMIT 2022. 1. Leading the Change: Can businesses lead the change to an eco-conscious world? Paul Polman, Business Leader, Campaigner & Co-Author, identified three industries that are crucial in creating a sustainable world: Fashion, Food and Travel. He says that “being sustainable is no longer enough. We need to give more than we receive to this earth and to this world. We need to educate leadership to take a leap in awareness so that we can bring humanity to the business world and companies can bring forth positive change.”
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Janet Rogan joins HEALING SUMMIT 2022

Diplomat and climate specialist Janet Rogan to speak at The HEALING SUMMIT
04 August, 2022, Cologne, Germany –– Janet Rogan – Regional Ambassador for the Middle East and Africa for the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP26 – will speak at the upcoming HEALING SUMMIT, set to take place September 3-4 in Portugal. A senior British diplomat, Rogan joined the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office in 1986, and has served in the Far East, the Balkans, the Middle East and Africa. She has worked with NATO, as the UK Political Adviser at SHAPE, and at the United Nations as a UN Resident Coordinator. She has wide policy, development, and humanitarian experience in bringing the principles of the Sustainable Development Agenda 2030 and the global Climate Change Agreements together for wider strategic goals, including COP26. A sought-after speaker, Rogan will provide a broad overview of our planet’s climate challenges, share her wisdom and experience, and suggest, as she puts it, “beautiful little solutions” that we all can do.
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The Well joins Healing Hotels of the World

Modern take on the Norwegian sauna experience in the forest outside of Oslo
04 August, 2022, Cologne, Germany -- The latest resort to join Healing Hotels of the World is The Well Spa and Hotel, an adults-only resort outside of Oslo. Set in the midst of an untouched pine forest, The Well offers a modern take on the Norwegian sauna experience, with 10,500 square meters of spa and wellness space, including 11 pools and jacuzzis, 15 saunas and steam baths, five lounges, and 25 treatment rooms. Aufguss rituals, yoga, meditation, a rhassoul, hammam and guided spa experiences are all on offer. “The Well is a beautiful, serene facility, and gives guests so many different ways to detox and feel renewed – through the healing powers of hot and cold waters, the experience of an authentic aufguss ritual, or the enjoyment of one of the many spa treatments,” says Anne Biging, Co-Founder of Healing Hotels of the World. “Just as importantly, The Well invites guests to clear their minds with a digital detox; all areas of the hotel are mobile phone free to help guests reconnect with the natural world, and with themselves. We love their particularly Norwegian way of healing, and are thrilled to welcome them to Healing Hotels of the World.”
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Keynote Speaker Paul Polman Announced for HEALING SUMMIT 2022

Giving more than taking
11 July, 2022, Cologne, Germany –– International business leader, innovator, influencer and author Paul Polman has just been announced as keynote speaker at the annual HEALING SUMMIT, produced by the global holistic hospitality company Healing Hotels of the World. Polman, the former CEO of Unilever, is a passionate advocate for changing the way companies around the world do business, believing that systems must be modified in order to keep the planet viable and thriving. His latest book, Net Positive: How Courageous Companies Thrive by Giving More Than They Take, is a challenge to companies and individuals to do more than just stop harming the planet. Rather to go in a positive direction to reverse and improve our world, not only in terms of climate change, but inclusion as well. He is a strong proponent of doing good and with his Net Positive Project has created a movement to encourage business leaders and individuals to participate. Mr. Polman will share his experiences and insights at the HEALING SUMMIT and will take part in a conversation with keynote speaker Gina Diez Barroso on how to truly effect global change now and in the future.
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Two Italian resorts join Healing Hotels of the World

Palazzo BelVedere, Almar Giardino di Costanza are latest properties to join the consortium
07 July, 2022, Cologne, Germany -- Palazzo BelVedere, in the famed spa town of Montecatini Terme, and Almar Giardino di Costanza in Sicily have become the latest resorts to join Healing Hotels of the World. The two Italian properties each have their own unique offerings based on their location and healing philosophy. A modern wellness retreat located in a stunning UNESCO World Heritage-listed thermal spa town, Palazzo BelVedere draws on traditional European and Mediterranean medicine; holistic naturopathy; the four Hippocratic Qualities of hot, cold, wet and dry; and the healing power of Montecatini’s famed thermal waters, which have been used for healing since ancient times. Palazzo BelVedere’s signature Vitaliter Programs, guided by expert practitioners, include a wide range of treatments and group activities that support physical, emotional, mental and spiritual wellbeing. The hotel features 60 rooms and suites featuring Tuscan craftsmanship, as well as a Circular Garden for relaxation, a thermal spa, and two restaurants.
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Gina Diez Barroso to keynote The HEALING SUMMIT

The significance of female leadership
29 June, 2022, Cologne, Germany –– Entrepreneur and philanthropist Gina Diez Barroso will offer a keynote speech about amplifying women and the importance of female leadership at this year’s HEALING SUMMIT, set to take place from 3-4 September at the Pine Cliffs Resort in Portugal. Diez Barroso is Founder and President of Grupo Diarq, one of the top international design, architecture and real estate development companies in Mexico, and is also the Founder of Centro University, a leading university in Mexico focused exclusively on creative studies, with a strong emphasis on business and entrepreneurship. Twenty-eight years ago, her commitment to philanthropy inspired her to start the Diarq Foundation, which is dedicated to eradicating domestic violence and bullying in schools. Additionally, she is Founder and President of Dalia Empower, a lifelong learning project dedicated to supporting women in reaching personal and professional goals, which also works with women and children who find themselves in domestic violence situations, giving them medical and psychological attention as well as the educational, legal and social tools they need to regain control of their lives.
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The HEALING SUMMIT Aims to Foster True Healing

Theme of ‘The Healing of Everything’ inspires agenda
30 May, 2022, Cologne, Germany –– With a theme of ‘The Healing of Everything,’ the HEALING SUMMIT will take on a new format this year, with increased attendee participation designed to help participants enact meaningful change worldwide. Attendees will collaborate through interactive sessions, learning from each other and helping to bring healing to the world on an unprecedented global level. “The HEALING SUMMIT offers a huge promise through its theme this year: The Healing of Everything,” says Anne Biging, Co-Founder of the HEALING SUMMIT. “This is not something we take lightly – the world is hurting and we need healing now more than ever. We know we have to do things differently this year in order to create meaningful change. Coming together in person after years of being bound to virtual meetings is a first step, but we want these days to be an opportunity to find new passion, inner power, tools and inspiration to improve both our personal and professional lives.”
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HEALING SUMMIT 2022: Announcing Conference Speakers

Prof. Gerry Bodeker, Molly Melching, Gary Joplin to address health and sustainability
Cologne, Germany, 06 April, 2022 -- As we are experiencing political, social and environmental tipping points, we live in a world that is seemingly out of balance. Many people have begun to ask themselves deeper questions about how to navigate life’s rapid changes and where this renewed world is heading. The organizers of the HEALING SUMMIT 2022 are dedicating their 2-day conference in Portugal on September 3-4, 2022 entitled “The Healing of Everything” to ask deeper questions on how to create conditions that allow for positive change. After a pandemic related break, the gathering, which is an initiative of the Healing Hotels of the World, will bring back together like-minded individuals who are drawn to collaborate, raise awareness and inspire change.
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Healing Hotels of the World to host masterclass

Roundtable discussion to feature experts in holistic luxury travel
Cologne, Germany, 20 January, 2022 -- Healing Hotels of the World will host an online masterclass on February 4, focusing on the theme of ‘The Shift in Travel: Changing Lives Through Personal Touch.’ The event is aimed at educating hoteliers and travel advisors about what today’s travelers are looking for, and will feature insight from Stacy Fischer-Rosenthal, CEO of Fischer Travel and Fischer-Rosenthal Consulting, and Kathy Van Ness, COO and General Manager of California’s famed Golden Door Resort. “Now more than ever, travelers want to feel confident in their plans, and secure in their safety,” says Anne Biging, Co-Founder of Healing Hotels of the World.
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HEALING SUMMIT moves to September 2022

Annual gathering to focus on theme of ‘The Healing of Everything’
Cologne, Germany, 18 January, 2022 -- With Covid now moving into its third year and new variants on the rise, organizers of the HEALING SUMMIT have made the decision to postpone this year’s meeting until September 3-4, 2022. The Summit will still take place at the beautiful Pine Cliffs Resort on Portugal’s Algarve coast. The annual gathering is an initiative of the Healing Hotels of the World, and brings together like-minded individuals who are drawn to collaborate, raise awareness and inspire change. Socially conscious speakers from the fields of investment, science, healing modalities, mission-oriented organizations, and travel join together with delegates to create a gathering of global influencers committed to doing good.
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New Life Portugal joins Healing Hotels of the World

New wellbeing retreat focuses on healing psychological distress
Cologne, Germany, 14 December, 2021 -- New Life Portugal, a wellbeing retreat and mindfulness center located in the Serra de Estrela Natural Park, has become the latest resort to join Healing Hotels of the World. Featuring personalized, research-driven programs and a dedicated team of international experts, New Life Portugal provides support to guests looking to reduce stress, heal from burnout, or find help for anxiety, depression or grief. The holistic, integrated approach to wellbeing incorporates a combination of meditation, yoga, counselling, coaching, fitness, nature and mindfulness, and is an example of a new kind of retreat that focuses on emotional as well as physical health.
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Palmaïa – The House of AïA joins Healing Hotels of the World

Mexican plant-based healing retreat offers transformational experiences
Cologne, Germany, 09 December, 2021 -- Palmaïa – The House of AïA, a progressive wellbeing retreat in Mexico’s Riviera Maya, has become the latest resort to join Healing Hotels of the World. Nestled between a white sand beach and the jungle, the resort is focused on reconnecting guests to the natural world – emotionally, physically and spiritually. Its Architects of Life program, led by mind and body guides from around the world, allows for personal exploration through mind and movement classes, ceremonies, rituals and mystic practices. Unique therapies and treatments on offer at Palmaïa include a temazcal ceremony, biomagnetism therapy, sound healing, gong baths, dance therapies, cacao ceremonies, art classes, pranayama, Tai Chi, shamanic talks, and gratitude rituals.
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Sindhorn Kempinski Bangkok joins Healing Hotels of the World

Latest Urban Healing Hotel offers connection with nature in the heart of the city
Cologne, Germany, 30 November, 2021 -- Sindhorn Kempinski Bangkok, a garden oasis in the heart of Bangkok, has become the latest urban hotel to join Healing Hotels of the World. The hotel features Bangkok’s most complete spa and fitness center, which is spread across three floors and 4,000 square meters, while the leafy setting creates a sense of tranquility and connection with nature in the heart of the city. Sindhorn Wellness by Resense includes 26 treatment rooms and offers bespoke treatments and advanced therapies designed for detoxification, rejuvenation and prevention, as well as a wide range of fitness activities. Facilities include a Moroccan hammam, bio and salt saunas, cold chamber, Rasul mud room, tepidarium, dry floatation room, aroma steam room, and a Vichy treatment room.
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Share your vision of a better world with us
Join a virtual dialogue with an Alternative Nobel Prize laureate, a former Bhutan Ambassador to the UN advocating Gross National Happiness, a Master of Spiritual Awareness, the Founder of Cancer Wellness magazine, a senior advocate of Refugees International, and a sustainability cuisine innovator. Cologne, Germany, October 14, 2021 -- Pushing the boundaries, Anne Biging and Dr. Elisabeth Ixmeier, founders of Healing Hotels of the World and the HEALING SUMMIT, are initiating the Visionaries’ Table where individuals get together with activists, scientists and inspired souls to explore the connection between healing and responsibility on an individual, social and planetary level. The 3-hour virtual event will take place on Saturday October 23, 2021 from 10 am - 1 pm EDT (New York), 7 am – 10 am PDT (San Francisco), 4 pm – 7 pm CEST (Berlin), 10 pm – 1 am CST (Beijing).
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Healing Hotels of the World to host masterclasses

Healing Hospitality - Conscious Travel in the Light of Climate Change & Corona
Cologne, Germany, 13 September 2021 -- How can we travel consciously as we face the effects of climate change and the Covid-19 pandemic? Together with world-renowned hoteliers who courageously pioneered healing hospitality, Healing Hotels of the World will host two online masterclasses aimed at finding answers to this compelling and important question. The classes will be hosted by Healing Hotels Co-Founders Anne Biging and Dr. Elisabeth Ixmeier, business expert and HEALING SUMMIT Co-Founder Claudia Roth and media host Valerie Smaldone. Additionally, each class will feature insight into best practices around Healing Hospitality while dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic from two outstanding Healing Hotels of the World partners; this includes Marina Efraimoglou, CEO and Founder of Euphoria Retreat in Greece, and Mahesh Natarajan, COO of Ananda in the Himalayas in India.
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Launch of Healing Luminary program

New program educates travel agents on healing hospitality
Cologne, Germany, 24 August 2021 -- Healing Hotels of the World is starting a new program to share their healing hospitality expert knowledge with travel agents. The Healing Luminary program will help agents support their clients in purposeful travel choices, and to engage with them on an even deeper level. The program will kick off with a Healing Luminary Workshop via Zoom on Wednesday, September 8, 2021. It will offer insights into the concept of a healing travel journey, the new and evolved global travel demand as well as the guests’ new needs in the context of the corona pandemic. “The pandemic has shaken the travel industry to the core. We want to offer our valued partners new perspectives in the travel market, and to empower them with healing hospitality expertise,” says Anne Biging, CEO and Co-Founder of Healing Hotels of the World.
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Golden Door joins Healing Hotels of the World

Iconic California resort focuses on personalized transformation
Cologne, Germany, 19 August, 2021 -- The legendary Golden Door, a health and wellness destination in Southern California, is the latest location to join Healing Hotels of the World. Named the #1 Spa in the World by Conde Nast, Golden Door focuses on personalized fitness, spa and nutrition programs aimed to transform guests’ lives. Located in a serene valley between San Diego and Los Angeles, Golden Door features 600 acres of native hills, meadows, citrus groves, and bamboo forest. Guests can enjoy 12 mountain or meadow hikes of varying challenges on 25 miles of private trails, as well as seven state-of-the-art gyms, two swimming pools, a Watsu water therapy pool, two labyrinths, a lighted tennis court, and five acres of bio-intensive gardens.
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HEALING SUMMIT postponed to May 2022

The 7th annual event, scheduled for October 2021 in Portugal, has been re-scheduled
Cologne, Germany, 8 July, 2021 -- The HEALING SUMMIT, the international conference dedicated to healing, wellbeing and initiating positive personal and societal change, is moving its in-person conference to May 2022. The 7th annual HEALING SUMMIT, scheduled for October 2021 in Albufeira, Portugal, has been re-scheduled due to the constantly changing Corona Virus infection rates around the globe. An initiative of the Healing Hotels of the World, the HEALING SUMMIT brings together individuals from around the world who are drawn to collaborate, raise awareness and inspire change. Socially conscious speakers from the fields of finance, science, healing modalities, mission-oriented organizations, and travel join with delegates to create a gathering of global change-makers committed to doing good.
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Healing Hotels offers Healing Certification

Certification stresses the healing advantage
Cologne, Germany, 7 June 2021 -- As the world starts to get back to a new normal in the wake of Covid-19, healing is in high demand. With borders opening and travel resuming, people want to feel secure that hotels not only adhere to the strictest safety measures, but can also credibly cater to the growing need for a healing experience to help them recover from the trauma of living for more than a year in a Covid-battered world. To respond to this demand, Healing Hotels of the World is now offering their member hotels a new Healing Certification. Based on the comprehensive healing excellence criteria that member hotels must meet before joining Healing Hotels, as well as adherence to Covid safety measures relevant to their region, this certification allows member hotels to effectively communicate their healing advantage.
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Healing Hotels to host virtual Mini-HEALING SUMMIT

Global holistic hospitality brand brings thought leaders together
Cologne, Germany, 16 March 2021 — Healing Hotels of the World is expanding its annual HEALING SUMMIT to include regular virtual Mini-HEALING SUMMITs that feature conversations with international thought leaders, practitioners and experts. The first Mini-HEALING SUMMIT is set for March 28, 2021 from 6:00pm -7:30pm CET (5:00pm -6:30pm London; 12:00pm -1:30pm New York). This premiere event titled “Getting Past Fear and Trusting the Path Towards an Evolving World” will present to a worldwide audience internationally renowned economist, speaker, and writer Dr. Kjell Nordstrom and esteemed neuroscientist, university professor and author Dr. Marjorie Woollacott.
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Healing happens in the city

Global holistic hospitality brand aims to transform the landscape of city hotels with new curated collection
Cologne, Germany, 25 January, 2021 -- Healing Hotels of the World announces the launch of Urban Healing Hotels, a new division in their hospitality group. This collection supports travelers’ desire to bring their holistic lifestyle along wherever they go—encouraging rejuvenation of body, mind and spirit even if that is not the focus of their stay. The collection is composed of luxury hotels in urban settings that provide moments of respite from the frenetic demands of city travel. Member hotels will be able to differentiate through their wellbeing environments, experiences, services, and amenities. “Even before the pandemic, we were fielding an increasing number of inquiries about city-based hotel recommendations,” says Elisabeth Ixmeier, Co-Founder of Healing Hotels of the World.
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HEALING SUMMIT Virtual Healing Journey

Healing Hotels of the World will offer a two-hour virtual HEALING SUMMIT Journey on Saturday, October 24th from 10:00 to noon EST.
Cologne, Germany, October 20, 2020 -- Healing Hotels of the World will offer a two-hour virtual HEALING SUMMIT Journey on Saturday, October 24th from 10:00 to noon EST. While the full HEALING SUMMIT is scheduled to take place in May 2021 in Portugal, this free one-day virtual event is designed to enable participants to continue to share in the Summit’s community, and to foster meaningful connections. The event will showcase some of the unique practitioners at Healing Hotels of the World, and allow guests to learn from their healing wisdom. Euphoria Resort in Greece, FORESTIS in Italy, and the Pine Cliffs Resort in Portugal will all participate in the event, revealing their own special healing modalities and giving guests a chance to virtually experience the resorts.
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Healing Hotels offers three virtual retreats

Interactive sessions to feature leading international masters
Cologne, Germany, 1 September, 2020 -- Healing Hotels of the World is offering three interactive virtual retreat sessions featuring internationally recognized masters in healing and bodywork. The Transition Sessions feature a theme of ‘From Confusion to Clarity,’ and will take place on Saturday, September 12; Saturday, September 26; and Saturday, October 10, each from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm EST, and are designed to address various impacts – mental, physical and spiritual – which have arisen due to the impact of the worldwide pandemic. “Our lives and worlds are in constant flux, but the question is: how do we react to these transitions, personally and collectively?” says Anne Biging, Co-Founder of Healing Hotels of the World. To attend, email, or book online on our website.
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Family-run Alpine hotel has its own medicinal spring

Hotel Bad Schoergau joins Healing Hotels of the World
Cologne, Germany, 13 August, 2020 -- Hotel Bad Schoergau, an intimate family-run hotel in the Italian Alps, has become the latest resort to join Healing Hotels of the World. Set in the Sarentino Valley in the heart of South Tyrol, Hotel Bad Schoergau has just 22 rooms and suites, making a stay there feel like staying with friends: owners Gregor and Mattia are your hosts, and their staff are warm, hospitable and enthusiastic. Fed by its own medicinal spring, which has been celebrated for its healing waters since 1533, Hotel Bad Schoergau combines traditional healing treatments such as wooden farmer’s baths with locally sourced natural ingredients. “The whole philosophy of our hotel is about the wellbeing of our guests, so it made perfect sense that we would want to become a member of Healing Hotels of the World,” says Gregor Wenter, owner of the hotel."
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Brand new woman-centered resort in China hopes to help guests find inner peace

Mayada Healing Hotel joins Healing Hotels of the World
Cologne, Germany, 6 August, 2020 -- The brand-new Mayada Healing Hotel in Hangzhou, China, is set to open in September and is the latest resort to join Healing Hotels of the World. A woman-centered resort, Mayada is set on the banks of Xianghu Lake and is focused on helping guests achieve inner and outer beauty, health and wellbeing. Qualified medical staff, therapeutic practitioners and visiting experts are all combined to create a personalized experience of total rejuvenation designed to help guests achieve a balance of body and mind. The resort is set to open to guests on September 19, 2020.
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HEALING SUMMIT postponed until 2021

Annual two-day conference to take place in Portugal next May
Cologne, Germany, 30 July, 2020 -- Due to the continuing Covid-19 crisis, Healing Hotels of the World has announced the postponement of its annual HEALING SUMMIT from October 2020 to May 2021.The HEALING SUMMIT will still be held at the beautiful Pine Cliffs Resort on Portugal’s Algarve Coast, and will now take place from May 11-12, 2021. Those who have already signed up for the event will automatically have their registration and hotel accommodations switched to those dates, with no additional fees. “We have been keeping a keen eye on the global pandemic situation, and as much as we wished and hoped that it would be safe to gather together this October as planned, we agree that it just doesn’t make sense to do so,” says Elisabeth Ixmeier, co-founder of the HEALING SUMMIT. An initiative of the Healing Hotels of the World, the HEALING SUMMIT brings togetherindividuals who are drawn to collaborate, raise awareness and inspire change.
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Healing Hotels of the World hosts free 45-minutes Master Class

Sarah Livia Brightwood and Dr. Marian Alonzo on Healing Guest Journey
Cologne, Germany, 2 July, 2020 -- Healing Hotels of the World is continuing its online healing programming during the COVID-19 pandemic with a new Master Class inviting two of the most well-respected women in the healing and wellbeing industry. Sarah Livia Brightwood, President of Rancho La Puerta in Mexico, and Dr. Marian Alonzo, Medical Chief at the The Farm at San Benito in the Philippines, will share their wisdom during the 45-minute session. Both Rancho La Puerta and The Farm at San Benito are members of Healing Hotels of the World, and the two women will detail what a typical healing guest journey looks like, explain what constitutes a healing journey at each of the locations, and discuss what guests need and want right now when it comes to healing. The session is free, and will take place on Tuesday, July 14 from 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm German time. “These two women are pillars of healing, and each of their properties exemplifies what is takes to embrace transformative healing lifestyle solutions,” says Anne Biging, Co-Founder of Healing Hotels of the World.
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Sustainable South Tyrolean hotel features sky pool, forest spa

ECO Hotel Saltus joins Healing Hotels of the World
Cologne, Germany, 25 June, 2020 -- ECO Hotel Saltus, a sustainable boutique hotel set 1,100 meters in the Italian Dolomites, has become the latest resort to join Healing Hotels of the World. This intimate family-run hotel boasts just 26 rooms and two suites, and draws on the healing energy of nature. After months of soul searching, the hotel has also decided to restart this year with a special, even more private atmosphere: less guests, more space, more service. ECO Hotel Saltus opened its doors again on June, 20th, 2020. Dedicated to sustainability, the ECO Hotel Saltus offers extensive relaxation programs, forest bathing, yoga and more. The hotel features a minimalist design with natural, locally sourced materials – including a larch facade, floors made with local stone, and walls crafted from clay and lime – creating a seamless connection to the outside world.
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Healing Hotels offers virtual retreat for those in need of healing in America and Europe

Two-day interactive retreat features international healing masters
Cologne, Germany, 17 June, 2020 -- Anne Biging and Elisabeth Ixmeier, Co-Founders of Healing Hotels of the World, have partnered with five internationally recognized healing and body work leaders to create a fully immersive two-day virtual retreat. The retreat – which will take place on Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time – is limited to 15 people in order to facilitate an intimate group setting. Participants should expect profound awakening for their entire being, with master teachers and healers using their skills to help them gain new insights and self-awareness, and experience a deep connection to their true selves. Purchase admission for someone who is truly in need of this weekend-someone affected by COVID (maybe a hospital, frontline or essential worker). The price for admission for the weekend is USD 425. Gift that individual with this retreat and join your companion for a total of USD 700.
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Ayurveda Parkschlösschen reopens with immune-boosting health programs

Ayurveda Parkschlösschen is one of the most well-respected Ayurveda retreats in Europe
Cologne, Germany, 30 May, 2020 -- Germany’s 5-star Ayurveda Parkschlösschen, part of Healing Hotels of the World, has reopened to resume its health and holistic lifestyle offerings. Ayurveda Parkschlösschen offers the royal therapy of Ayurveda, the Panchakarma Cure, which has many detoxification components to activate self-healing and boost immunity. In order to protect guests, Ayurveda Parkschlösschen will only open with a 50% capacity – 30 guests maximum rather than the normal 60 – and the team has worked with experts to create a health and safety protocol that goes above and beyond the strict requirements of the German government. “Today, taking care of one’s health is more important than ever,” says Carina Preuß, General Manager of Ayurveda Parkschlösschen and second generation of the family who owns the resort.
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Healing Hotels hosts master class on the future of hospitality

Session to focus on consumer demand for personal transformation in a post-Covid world
Cologne, Germany, 18 May, 2020 -- Healing Hotels of the World will host a 45-minute master class to explore the role of healing in hospitality, and why consumers are seeking transformation today more than ever. Hosted by celebrated New York radio personality Valerie Smaldone, the session will feature expert insight from Healing Hotels Co-Founder Anne Biging along with Claudia Roth, Founder and Managing Director of Soul Luxury and Co-Founder of the Healing Summit. Biging and Roth will explore how healing has become a cornerstone of hospitality, why bringing healing into hospitality will be crucial for people around the world as we move into post-Covid travel, and what consumers will be seeking from their holidays after lockdown. Biging will also speak about how she came to found Healing Hotels of the World, what the core elements of a Healing Hotel are, and who can create a Healing Hotel.
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Healing Hotels offers ‘HEALING@HOME’

Amidst Covid-19 pandemic, hotel brand offers free personal healing sessions
Cologne, Germany, 17 April, 2020 -- Anne Biging and Elisabeth Ixmeier, Co-Founders of Healing Hotels of the World, have partnered with six of the top healers in the world to offer a free personal healing session that people can enjoy in the comfort of their homes. This one of a kind offer is available for free until May 8, 2020. The group of six healers includes holistic practitioners, psychologists and coaches that have worked with the Healing Hotels team over the years. “Although we are not able to travel at the moment and most of our Healing Hotels are closed due to Covid-19, their hearts are still beating strongly, and our shared mission to guide you on your healing journey is stronger than ever,” says Biging. The practitioners aim to help clients step into new perspectives, find inner balance, and move from anxiousness and fear to positivity and strength in the midst of this global pandemic.
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Dolomites retreat offers healing through nature

Upcoming FORESTIS hotel in South Tyrol joins Healing Hotels of the World
Cologne, Germany, 4 February, 2020 -- A new hotel set to open in May in the mountains of South Tyrol, Italy will be the newest member of the Healing Hotels of the World. FORESTIS is located 1,800 meters above sea level near Brixen in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Dolomites. The main building was built in the early 20th century by architect Otto Wagner, who designed it for the Austro-Hungarian monarchy. Three contemporary wooden towers complete the overall architectural impression. Today, the hotel is protected as a historic monument, and the clean air, exceptionally pure water, wild forests, and a sunny Alpine climate that first drew Wagner to the location still make it an ideal location for healing.
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Boutique Hamptons Hotel Inspired by a Spirit of Oneness

Shou Sugi Ban House joins Healing Hotels of the World
Cologne, Germany, 21 January, 2020 - Shou Sugi Ban House, a 13-room destination wellness retreat and spa located just 90 miles outside of New York City, is the latest resort to join Healing Hotels of the World. With a focus on global wellness and healing-arts practices, Shou Sugi Ban House takes inspiration from the healing properties found within the natural world as well as the principles of wabi-sabi – the Japanese philosophy of celebrating the perfectly imperfect. Openness and exploration are encouraged, and the retreat offers spa, nutrition, fitness and meditation experiences in a holistic educational setting.
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Vedaaranya Haveli is that magical space which fulfils the senses, calms the mind and body, and gives you a universe of love, healing and fulfilment in a haven of heritage

Vedaaranya Haveli joins Healing Hotels of the World
Cologne, Germany, 9 November, 2019 -- The Vedaaranya Haveli in the historical town of Ramgarh Shekhawati in Rajasthan, India, has become the latest hotel to join Healing Hotels of the World. The 10-room boutique hotel has been lovingly renovated by Dr. Shruti Nada Poddar, an entrepreneur, educator and healer who returned to her family’s ancestral roots in an effort to bring tourism to this remote, untouched and unspoilt region. A haveli is a traditional Indian heritage abode situated around a courtyard, with the structure allowing energy to flow and merge at the heart of the space.
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Healing Hotels receives award for ‘extraordinary achievement’ from Gandhi Global Family

Elisabeth Ixmeier and Anne Biging are first German recipients of award
Cologne, Germany, 7 November, 2019 -- Anne Biging and Elisabeth Ixmeier, Co-Founders of Healing Hotels of the World, have received the prestigious Souvenir for Extraordinary Achievement from the Gandhi Global Family (GGF). GGF is a United Nations-accredited peace NGO, which propagates the ideologies of Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela among youth. The award is given to individuals or companies who are bringing change to society through innovative ideas.
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Ayus Wellness at Mulu Marriott becomes first Healing Hotel in Malaysia

New program includes forest immersion, wild swimming, and rainforest yoga
Cologne, Germany, 23 July, 2019 – With an innovative new program that harnesses the healing power of the natural world, Ayus Wellness at Mulu Marriott Resort & Spa has become the first hotel in Malaysia to join the Healing Hotels of the World. Located in Mulu National Park, the hotel was originally opened in 1993 as the Royal Mulu Resort and rebranded under the Marriott name in 2013.
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Historic flagship hotel is an urban oasis celebrating Indian healing traditions

The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai joins Healing Hotels of the World
Cologne, Germany & Mumbai, India, 15 July, 2019 -- The iconic Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai has become the newest member of the Healing Hotels of the World – a global consortium made up of more than 100 hotels and resorts that are committed to healing. First opened in 1903, The Taj Mahal Palace – the flagship Taj hotel – overlooks the majestic Gateway of India, and has played host to kings, dignitaries and eminent personalities from across the globe. It is acknowledged as a world leader in hospitality, with each of its 285 rooms and suites blending nostalgic elegance, rich history and modern facilities.
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HEALING SUMMIT announces dates for 2020 event

Annual event returns to the Pine Cliffs Resort in Portugal
Cologne, Germany, 28 June, 2019 -- The HEALING SUMMIT will once again return to Portugal’s beautiful Algarve coast, with next year’s event taking place May 18-19, 2020 at the Pine Cliffs Resort in Albufeira. The annual event is an initiative of the Healing Hotels of the World, and brings together like-minded individuals who are drawn to collaborate, raise awareness and inspire change. Socially conscious speakers from the fields of investment, science, healing modalities, mission-oriented organizations, and travel join together with delegates to create a gathering of global influencers committed to doing good.
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HEALING SUMMIT 2019 - Take a Quantum Leap

HEALING SUMMIT 2019, an intimate international conference produced by the boutique hospitality brand Healing Hotels of the World, which took place in the Algarve region of Portugal, has concluded.
Cologne, Germany, 29 May, 2019 -- This year’s theme, “Take a Quantum Leap”, truly resonated with all who attended. Turning the typical business model of a conference on its ear, a quantum leap was achieved by the energized atmosphere created by the participants. Socially conscious speakers from the fields of investment, science, healing modalities, mission-oriented organizations and travel joined with participants to create an extremely collaborative and congenial environment.
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