Global Wellness Publications

The following lists comprise trade and consumer magazines as well as books that are relevant to the spa and wellness industries. Along with the title of each magazine is a link to the publication’s website, along with the location of the publication’s headquarters. The list of books features weblinks to online stores that offer the book for purchase. If there is a publication you feel should be included on this list, or if this list needs to be corrected in any way, please send an email. We will be happy to update the information accordingly.

Magazines: Trade

Magazines: Consumer


Professional Spa Treatments Manual
Julie Garrow and Maggie Gunning, Intelligent Spas Pte Ltd, 2016

Premium Foot Bath Ritual
Julie Garrow and Maggie Gunning, Intelligent Spas Pte Ltd, 2016

Global Population Health and Well- Being in the 21st Century
George Lueddeke PhD; Spiringer Publishing Company, 2015

Esteticista, La profesión olvidada
Diego Tomatis, 2015

Spa Operating Procedures and Policies Manual (available in English, Traditional Chinese and Thai)
Julie Garrow, Maggie Gunning, Maggie Gunning and Kirien Withers; Intelligent Spas Pte Ltd., 2015

Health, Tourism and Hospitality: Wellness, Spas and Medical Travel (Second Edition)
Melanie Smith and Laszlo Puczko, 2013

Getting Great Spa On the Road to Wellness
Kathryn L. Stolle; Stolle Service Ltd., 2012

Turn Back Time: Natural Anti-Aging Choices
Catherine Brillantes-Turvill; Sorrell Publishing Company, 2012

The Psychology of Spas and Wellbeing: A Guide to the Science of Holistic Healing
Jeremy McCarthy; 2012

Spa Management: An Introduction
Mary S. Wisnom and Lisa L. Capozio; Pearson, 2011

Bathing in the Roman World
Fikret K. Yegül; Cambridge University Press, 2009

Health Tourism and Spa Management (Gesundheitstourismus und Spa-Management)
Kai-Torsten Illing; Oldenbourg, 2009

Natural Spa and Hydrotherapy: Theory and Practice
Ann L. Mihina & Sandra K. Anderson; Pearson Education, 2009

Spa Business Strategies: A Plan for Success (Second Edition)
Janet M. D’Angelo; Cengage Learning, 2009

Spas Made in Italy
Silvio San Pietro and Paola Gallo; Edizioni L’Archivolto, 2009

The Definitive Spa Therapists Handbook
J. Tara Herron; John Hunt Publishing, 2008

Building Your Medispa Business
Pamela Hill; Cengage Learning, 2008

Clodagh: Your Home, Your Sanctuary
Clodagh; Rizzoli New York, 2008

Health and Wellness Tourism
Melanie Smith and Laszlo Puczko; Elsevier, 2008

Hydrotherapy for Health and Wellness
Richard Eidson; Cengage Learning, 2008

Understanding the Global Spa Industry: Spa Management
Marc Cohen and Gerard Bodeker; Butterworth-Heinemann, 2008

Spa, Massage Therapy and Wellness Resource Book and Career Guide
Eunice Estipona; Central Books, 2008

Resorts: Management and Operation
Robert Christie Mill; John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2007

Salon & Spa Management Tools
Milady and Salon Training International; Milady Publishing, 2007

Spa Living: Ideas, Tips & Recipes for Revitalizing Body-Mind-Spirit
Sunamita Lim; Gibbs Smith, 2007

Spa Secrets of Success: Unlocking The Secret Behind Successful Spas
Shannon Burson Smith; Authorhouse, 2007

The New Wellness Revolution (Second Edition)
Paul Zane Pilzer; Jon Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2007

Spa: The Sensuous Experience
Robert D. Henry and Julie D. Taylor; images Publishing, 2006

Ultimate Spa
Judy Chapman and Luca Invernizzi Tettoni; Periplis, 2006

Retail Management for Spas
ISPA Foundation; Hayhouse, 2005

Cathedrals of The Flesh: My Search For The Perfect Bath
Alexia Brue; Bloomsbury, 2004

Spa Journeys
Annette Foglino (Text by), Linda Troeller (Photographer); powerHouse Books, 2004

Spa and Salon Alchemy
Sandra Alexcae Moren; Cengage Learning, 2004

Spa Management Best Practices
Melinda Minton; Minton Business Solutions, 2004

The Spa Book: The Official Guide to Spa Therapy
Jane Crebbin-Bailey, Dr. John Harcup, and John Harrington; HABIA Thomson, 2004

Great Spa Escapes
Jo Foley; Dakini Books Ltd., 2003

Medical Spas to Wellness Centers: The Next Wave
Melinda Minton; Minton Business Solutions, 2003

The Reluctant Spa Director and the Mission Dream
Skip Williams; Infinity Publishing, 2003

The Spa Encyclopedia, A Guide to Treatments & Their Benefits for Health & Healing
Hannelore R. Leavy & Reinhard R Bergel; Delmar Learning, 2003

Fasts Forward Salon & Spa Business Resource
Neil Ducoff, Nancy A. Flinn, Matthew Cross, Heather Slate; Strategies Publishing Group, 2002

The Spa Encyclopedia: A Guide to Treatments & Their Benefits for Health & Healing
Hannelore R. Leavy and Reinhard R. Bergel; PhD, Thomson Delmar Learning, 2002

100 Best Spas of the World
Bernard Burt and Pamela Price Lechtman; The Globe Pequot Press, 2001

The Next Trillion: Why the Wellness Industry Will Exceed the $1 Trillion Healthcare Industry in the Next Ten Years
Paul Zane Pilzer; VideoPlus, Inc., 2001

The Tropical Spa
Sophie Benge; Periplus, 1999

Secrets of The Golden Door
Deborah Szekely Mazzanti; William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1977

Taking the Waters: Spirit, Art, Sensuality
Alev Lytle Croutier; Abbeville Publishing Group, 1992


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