Spa Balance

Consulting Services in the Spa Industry: An Ethical Dilemma

  One of the biggest problems facing the spa industry today has to do with the quality of consulting services available in the market. There are several reasons for this. However, the recent explosion of consulting services provided by spa product and spa equipment suppliers is worsening the problem. These services are not only providing […]

New Model of Revenue Management for Spas: Lessons from the Hotel Sector

  In terms of yield management and optimizing revenue, there is a lot the spa industry can learn from the hotel industry. In fact, thanks to the similar complexity that goes along with the management of pricing and rate levels for hotels and spas, the new customer-oriented approach taken by the hotel industry looks like […]

The Management Assistance Contract: A Multi-Faceted Solution – Part 2

  In the previous post, we discussed the different types of management contracts, defined the management assistance contract, and talked about the ideal situation and the most common trap in the business, it is time to move to the second entry. In this entry, we will discuss how a management assistance contract can help you […]

The Management Assistance Contract: A Multi-Faceted Solution – Part 1

  Due to the large variety of management contracts out there, choosing the right one for your spa can be a challenging task. In the following two post entries, we will explain the different types of contracts that are being used in the market. More importantly, we will try to provide you with a better […]

Estrategias Correctivas para los Spas en Crisis – Parte 9: La competencia (Español)

  Aunque para tener un negocio propio se necesita mucha confianza en sí mismo además de la convicción de tener el mejor producto del mercado, no debemos cerrar los ojos ante una competencia cada vez más fuerte quién probablemente piensa de la misma manera sobre su negocio. Es importante que nunca subestimemos  la competencia sino […]