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Horwath HTL Health and Wellness
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Wellness tourism is growing at 6.8%, two times faster than overall global tourism
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Over 170 projects successfully delivered for the health and wellness sector

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Ingo Schweder, Managing Director of Horwath HTL Health and Wellness, discusses the growing trend in wellness tourism.


For further information regarding our Health & Wellness services, please contact
Ingo Schweder or Matthew Brennan
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Horwath HTL Health & Wellness

Expert advice every step of the way

Horwath HTL Health & Wellness offers a full range of consulting and management services that make a difference in hotel and spa performance. From preliminary market research and feasibility work that helps determine if, what and how a property should be created, positioned and run in a given location to taking responsibility for its ongoing management and success.

At Horwath HTL Health & Wellness, we focus on:

  • Wellness Communities
  • Destination Retreats
  • Lifestyle & Wellness Centers
  • Resort Spas
  • Urban Hotel Spas
  • Bathhouses
  • Medical Spas
  • Health & Fitness Clubs
  • Day Spas

Horwath HTL Health & Wellness specialize in four key areas:

Market Research & Feasibility

Health & Wellness Focussed Projects 

  • Site Analysis
  • Market Research
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Positioning Strategy
    & Target Market
  • Service Platform Recommendations
    & Unique Facility Features
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Architecture Program & Adjacency Diagram
  • Demand Analysis & Financial Forecast
  • Investment Analysis

Spa Asset Management

Diagnostic Review

  • Review of the Spa Facility
    • Physical Plant
    • Service Platform & Revenue Generation
    • Service Standards and Consumer Feedback
  • Review of the Spa Facility’s Performance
  • Conclusions and Opportunities
  • Recommendations
    • Short and Medium Term
    • Long Term
  • Other Relevant Points

Ongoing Support

  • Monthly Calls to:
    • Review the Strategic Plan
    • Review Monthly Financial Performance
  • 2 Visits per Year with Operational Audits
  • Provide Assistance with:
    • Budget Development
    • Marketing Plan Development
    • Cap-Ex Improvement Plan
    • Menu Optimization and Service Improvement
  • Provide Annual Support to Spa Director (as required)

Operational Concept Development

Wellness Hotels

  • Overall Development Concept
  • Positioning Strategy
  • Cultural & Design Influence
  • Initial Look & Feel Recommendations
  • Rooms & Accommodation Concept
  • Food & Beverage Concept
  • Human Resource Philosophy
  • Service Culture &
    Employee Standard Recommendations

Wellness Concept

  • Treatments & Service Menu
  • Wellness Program Platform
  • Professional Product Line Recommendations
  • Sequence of Service with Initial
    Location-Specific Service Touch Points

Hotel Spas

  • Concept Statement
  • Positioning Strategy
  • Cultural & Design Influence
  • Unique Facility Features
  • Initial Look & Feel Recommendations
  • Treatments & Service Menu
  • Professional Product Line Recommendations

Executive Recruitment

  • Senior Wellness Team Recruitment
  • Selection Process
  • Detailed Interviews
  • Candidate Presentation

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Success Stories

  • Active Retirement Community, Thailand 960
    Health & Wellness

    Active Retirement Community, Thailand

    A 105-acre land plot on the eastern Gulf of Thailand coast available for a full-service retirement community development. Horwath HTL Health and Wellness was appointed to survey Thailand’s real estate market, as it related to opportunities surrounding the development of active retirement and senior care communities. The purpose of the assignment was to determine if there is demand for this type of residential real estate development and whether it is financially viable.

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    Luxury Hotel Spa, Nairobi, Kenya 960
    Health & Wellness

    Luxury Hotel Spa, Kenya

    boutique hotel in a strong spa market that continues to develop and mature in east Africa with a limited amount of space available for spa and fitness development. Horwath HTL Health and Wellness was engaged to assess the feasibility of the spa and fitness facility and to provide the ideal layout plan for a facility that works within the developer’s existing space plan.

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    Luxury Resort Spa, Maldives960
    Health & Wellness

    Luxury Resort Spa, Maldives

    A leading luxury resort in a well-established luxury resort market with a pre-determined space available for a spa and fitness facility in the Maldives. A decrease in average room rates and an average length of stay, along with continually increasing competition, make it essential to tailor wellness facilities accordingly, creating unique points of differentiation for the resort.

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    Health & Wellness

    Luxury Resort Spa, Italy

    A luxury resort on an island in the Venetian Lagoon with 1,750 square meters of space, spread across three different buildings allocated for a spa development.

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    Luxury Hotel Spa, Tokyo, Japan 960
    Health & Wellness

    Luxury Hotel Spa, Japan

    A global luxury hotel group engaged Horwath HTL Health and Wellness to evaluate a series of opportunities to create points of differentiation for a hotel spa with a predetermined location and facility layout. As the luxury spa market in Tokyo is well established and the area allocated for the spa cannot be changed, Horwath HTL Health and Wellness evaluated different value-adding features, facilities and services that would allow the spa facility to become competitive in the local market.

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    Wellness Resort, Matapalo, Costa Rica960
    Health & Wellness

    Wellness Resort, Costa Rica

    A beachfront land plot in a well-established ecotourism market in southern Costa Rica. The owner of the land engaged Horwath HTL Health and Wellness to explore the feasibility and viability of developing a luxury wellness resort on the site.

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  • Organic Restaurant, Ben Slimane, Morocco960
    Health & Wellness

    Organic Restaurant, Morocco

    The Client owns an expansive plot of land 45 minutes outside of the capital city that it is currently using for farming. The Client engaged Horwath HTL Health and Wellness to assess the viability of developing a farm-to-table restaurant at the site and the viability of rolling out the concept to other locations throughout Morocco.

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    Women Only Wellness Club, Dubai, UAE 960
    Health & Wellness

    Women-Only Wellness Club, United Arab Emirates

    The Client, an international company, wanted to explore the business opportunities and feasibility surrounding a women-only integrated wellness center located in an upscale shopping mall in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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    Wellness Retreat, Wayanad, India960
    Health & Wellness

    Wellness Retreat, India

    A 121-acre land site in southwest India, with only 2.75 acres available for development and construction, surrounded by a tea plantation. The development site lacks infrastructure, accessibility, and is in a region of India that is prone to strong swings in demand. Horwath HTL Health and Wellness was appointed to assess the viability of a luxury wellness resort that combines traditional healing practices, Western health modalities, and international luxury accommodation.

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