Danish Delights

by Izzy Falcon 10. October 2014 08:17
Having developed a fascination with Scandinavian crime dramas thanks to addictive programmes like The Bridge and The Killing, I was so excited to fly off to Copenhagen last weekend. It was my first time there and as we came in on the train from the airport I noticed how beautiful the city is. The colourful houses surrounding the cobbled squares weren’t exactly in keeping with the grey, muted tones of the Scandi Noir dramas I love, and the sunshin... [More]

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Gran Canaria: A Sun Spot All Year Round

by Dalila Salgueiro 2. October 2014 12:03
Pablo Neruda once said: "I need the sea because it teaches me" and I completely agree. Being by the sea is not only a relaxing experience but an opportunity to learn from the surroundings. Last weekend, I had the chance to escape for few days to Gran Canaria on a press trip. Gran Canaria is a beautiful Spanish island located in the Atlantic Ocean and is only 3hrs and a half away from London by plane and there is year round sun and warmt... [More]

Oh Spa Spa

by Tracey Stapleton 1. October 2014 04:47
In celebration of National Poetry Day (2nd October 2014), some of our Spa PR team have put their creative minds to the test and penned three wonderful poems which will transport you into the world of spa.  We hope you enjoy! Tasked with writing a poem about spa, First thought that comes to mind is ‘ahhhhh’! I thought I’d give it a go, Apologies to those in the know.   A spa is the ideal place, To leave life&rs... [More]

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An afternoon of relaxation at Spa PR

by Sophie Lowe 26. September 2014 07:46
‘The good ideas come to you fastest once you just relax…” That’s why here at Spa PR HQ, we transformed our meeting room on Wednesday afternoon into a relaxing haven of serenity. Nothing says ‘relax’ more than a back and shoulder massage – so we welcomed the opportunity to give ourselves a little TLC. A relaxing massage is guaranteed to allow you to unwind and de-stress, yet the benefits do not end there. The level of relaxation that is achieve... [More]

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Aruba ‘The Island of Aloe’

by Dalila Salgueiro 22. September 2014 04:18
Aruba is a jewel in the heart of the Caribbean. Sunshine all year long… beautiful beaches of turquoise water and white pearl sand along with the most charismatic people from the world makes the island a perfect holiday destination. But, what not everybody might know is that Aruba is recognised as having the “World’s Finest Aloe” and it has been used ever since in a number of home remedies, beauty products and spa treatments to boost health and... [More]

Spa PR visit the newly refurbished Macdonald Craxton Wood

by Izzy Falcon 15. September 2014 07:14
Last Thursday our managing director, Tracey and I were lucky enough to visit Macdonald Craxton Wood. Macdonald Spa Hotels is a client of Spa PR and we were delighted when the £2 million spa and wellness investment at this Cheshire spa hotel was announced. After an easy train journey from London to Chester we arrived at the hotel, had a speedy check in into our pretty double hotel rooms and raced off to the spa to test out all the gorgeous new f... [More]

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Synergised in Sardinia

by Tracey Stapleton 7. September 2014 16:42
A A holiday in Sardinia promises seductive beaches, great restaurants and beautiful people. It’s also home to soothing spa and thalassotherapy treatments and a wonderful natural skincare line, Lauro Laboratori. Staying at the Pullman Timi Ama Hotel in the gorgeous picturesque town of Villasimius in southern Sardinia, I discovered the beauty of the island’s natural ingredients with a visit to the hotel’s stylish spa. I opted for one of the sp... [More]

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Stresstember: A survival guide!

by Dalila Salgueiro 29. August 2014 10:41
September, one of the most productive months of the year but also one of the most stressful ones – no wonder people have started to call it Stresstember. Kids going back to school… no more sunshine… start of the routine at work… even just thinking about it races my heart. Thankfully there are ways to cope with stress that might help you to survive ‘Stresstember’ – here are some tips from the SPA PR team to help you manage it and please don’t fo... [More]

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#fixgreggs: An ingenious way to turn a PR crisis into an opportunity

by Dalila Salgueiro 21. August 2014 12:41
John F. Kennedy once said: “When written in Chinese, the word ''crisis'' is composed of two characters -- one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity” and this is exactly what British Bakery Greggs did yesterday while turning a Google logo disaster into a positive PR opportunity. The incident which started when a slogan reading "providing s*** to scum for 70 years" appeared above the baker's Google profile was then handl... [More]

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The Hidden Ingredients

by Sophie Lowe 13. August 2014 07:37
  Like many people, my go-to guilt-free meal will always be a salad. There is something self-affirmative when you order a salad, almost exclaiming ‘yes I look after myself!’ with a look of pride. However, a recent survey has revealed that some salads contain our whole daily salt allowance in just a single serving! It’s not something that comes to mind when you’ve ordered your super healthy salad, but are these hidden ingredients somethi... [More]

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