Spa: A Comprehensive Introduction (Textbook)

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This text combines the wisdom and experience of a diverse group of seasoned industry professionals to provide a cross-cultural view of the world of spa. It takes a comprehensive look at subjects ranging from the history and cultural development of spas to daily spa operating procedures. The text examines today’s spa industry and introduces students to spa careers.  In addition, it also takes readers through a typical day from a spa director’s perspective, examines the qualities of an outstanding spa experience, and discusses industry trends and future directions. “Spa: A Comprehensive Introduction” provides a strong foundation of knowledge for success in the spa industry.

This textbook is also available as a distance learning course, with a final exam leading to a course completion certificate from ISPA and the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute. Course fees are $200 for ISPA members; $250 for nonmembers. To enroll in this course, please call 517-372-8800 or visit for additional information and an enrollment application.

If you are a faculty member, bookstore or student at a U.S. or Canadian school wishing to purchase this textbook for academic use, please call the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute at 800.344.4381 or 517.372.8800 to ensure the correct academic pricing and product selection. International schools, please call 407.999.8100.

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