Forbes Travel Guide is delighted to announce that WE Consulting as the 2019 'Official for Spa & Wellness Counselor 2019'. Brands have been selected to represent the best products and services in the luxury hospitality industry. Each brand is evaluated to meet our high standards.
March 8th was International Women’s Day and WE asked Karen McFarlane-Montaque to share her insight as a life-long veteran in the Caribbean spa and wellness industry.
New Partnership To Bring Virtual Education for Spa Therapists to 32 Countries in the Caribbean Region!
Caribbean Wellness & Education (WE) , the leader in Caribbean spa and wellness education has partnered with Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) to bring online education directly to your practitioners and island!
WE are pleased to announce a full range of certifications and on-site training offerings!
Caribbean Wellness & Education (WE) collaborates with Springboard Caribbean to launch the Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality Diploma in Management and Leadership for Business and Hospitality to spa and wellness professionals.
One Love Body Balm Spa Gift Set
By: Avion Anderson of Trinidad & Tobago
Valentine's Day is fastly approaching, and love is in the air. Many of you will be looking up, down, and cross for the perfect gift to present to that special someone in your life. Well, look no further, because this "One Love Body Balm Spa Gift Set" from Caribbean Trading in Puerto Rico, will be an excellent gift for that significant other. I would certainly love it!
Self Care simply put is the practice of taking action to preserve or improve ones own health. WE know this can sometimes seem difficult. Tricia Greenaway has shared with us three quick practices to aid in your self care journey.
Though self care was and still is a buzz word that is likely to continue to trend, some may overthink how to care for themselves.
Have you ever wanted to travel like the royals?
You can now join royals like Pippa Middleton and celebrities like Beyoncè and Jay Z!
St Barths is home to 800 luxury villas and is the go-to place for the elite. Les Studio is just one such luxury villa.
Author of ”The Five Gifts: Discovering Hope, Healing, and Strength When Disaster Strikes” Laurie Nadel, Ph.D.
(Foreword by Dan Rather)
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, psychotherapist Nadel lost her home and most of her material possessions. Here is an account of her holiday survival guide while recovering from a disaster.
Article by Sienna Creasy, Group Spa Director for the Jewel Resorts
The day I traded my flip flops and Yoga pants for LifeStrides and slacks I knew I had embarked on a new practice. Long sleeve shirts and blazers covered my tattoos and my wild curly hair pulled tight into a top bun. Yes corporate Spa life was a VERY different ensemble from Yogini and Thai Massage Therapist. But the outfit cannot change the heart of a person; the shoes cannot change the pep in their step.
Top 4 Wellness Revenue Drivers of 2017
Originally Posted in Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association's December Newsletter
Caribbean Wellness & Education (WE) began with a passionate mission, to develop wellness and education opportunities in the Caribbean. Since becoming a member of CHTA in 2017, WE has traveled to many of our regions destinations and learned what makes each island unique.
Give Back to Students this Winter with ALM Consulting and Caribbean WE
Originally posted by American Spa Magazine by Samantha Reed |
After Super Storm Sandy in 2012, spa consultant Anna Moine of ALM Consulting saw the damage and destruction the storm caused first hand. She saw schools closed down and destroyed, and many young students who had lost most of, if not all of, their belongings. Knowing she had to do something to help, she started a fundraising movement called Project Backpack, where she and others collected and filled 500 with school supplies. Now, five years later, Moine is starting up her good cause again, this time to benefit the students in the recently-storm struck Turks and Caicos.
The Turks & Caicos Hotel and Tourism Association (TCHTA), presents the 1st annual ‘TCI WELLNESS Week’, in partnership with Caribbean Wellness & Education (WE)
Hot on the heels of Caribbean Tourism Organization announcing 2018 as “The Year of Wellness and Rejuvenation in the Caribbean”, TCHTA presents the 1st Annual “TCI Wellness Week”. The week will kick-off in the centrally located Salt Mills Plaza in Providenciales, from 1-5 pm, on Saturday, October 13th 2018. The day will be free for residents and tourists alike!
Activities will include Soca-robics, yoga, health screens by Turks & Caicos National Health, activities for the kids, a fashion show, local music and so much more! After the impact from two category 5 hurricanes, Turks & Caicos has quickly mobilized and is open for the busy tourist season. “Following an intense few months of weathering storms and rebuilding, many of our residents still find themselves impacted by the storms”, said Stacy Cox, CEO of the TCHTA, “With our Wellness Week, we will bring together tourists and residents in our first voluntourism experience”.
WE can make a difference in the Autistic community in Turks & Caicos!
Essay From Kosha Johnson, Female Enterpenuer in the Bahamas
Purpose and passion will guide you to your destiny. This is my philosophy in life because my journey is unconventional, and beginnings are humble. Today I am the proud owner of Voko’s Mobile Massage and it is recognized as the number one Mobile Spa in the Bahamas, but I did not begin this way.
Make a Difference in a Child's Life this Christmas!
Each year the Kiwanis Club of Providenciales puts on a much-anticipated Christmas Program for the community here in the Turks & Caicos Islands, (TCI)! The Club hosts a Tree Lighting Ceremony including; Christmas Carols, Musical Performances and provides the community with 3,000 toys for tots in need.
Eassy on Hurricane Maria's Impact by Mitchel Rivera, CEO of Yelo Spa, San Juan
A Story From Anguilla by Catherine Phillips
I have called the sunny and salty Caribbean my home for the past three years and although we don’t experience four distinct seasons, there is a particularly noteworthy time of year called hurricane season.
This is the Year of Wellness & Rejuvenation in the Caribbean
The Caribbean is coming back stronger than ever. The past month has been heartbreaking, as Mother Nature waged war in the Atlantic. However, the region is resilient and already made many strides to get back on their feet; The Turks and Caicos Islands are welcoming guests back now, USVI are inviting tourists back over the next few weeks, and even some of our partners in Puerto Rico are open for business.
What is a lesson you have learned as a Wellness & Spa Industry leader?
“I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.” Maya Angelou
Wherever you are in your career-path, WE all began somewhere. Perhaps you did not envision being a leader. Your leadership path may be one that chose you or one that you were thrust into. However, you were set on this path, evidence shows that those who are actively in a mentor/ mentee relationship see just reward.