Company profile

WTS International, Inc.

Company profile: WTS International, Inc.
3200 Tower Oaks Blvd
Suite 400
Rockville}
Maryland
20852
US
Web: www.wtsinternational.com
Email: mlmellinger@wtsinternational.com
Tel: +1 301 622 7800

About us
WTS International is one of the world’s largest and most diversified spa consulting and spa management firms, creating memorable experiences while driving top line and bottom line results. WTS International’s internal design team collaborates with the client’s design firm to focus on creative aesthetics and functional considerations that impact profitability for spas, fitness centres, and leisure facilities of all types. WTS International offers clients programme-driven design backed by operational expertise; unbiased purchasing recommendations with preferred pricing partnerships; an in-house design team who are licensed, credentialed and specialise in the leisure industry; award-winning innovative designs and cutting edge solutions.

Key markets
Health & fitness, spa & wellness, sport & recreation. The WTS International team has worked on projects in every continent, in a multitude of different countries and cultures.

USP
WTS’ in-house designers are dedicated to leisure design to include spa, fitness, sport and lifestyle facilities of all shapes and sizes. With direct access to the WTS operations team, WTS designers are able to provide award-winning, programmedriven design that will be aesthetically appealing and operationally functional.

Key clients
The WTS portfolio includes Bulgari Hotels and Resorts (Beijing, Dubai); Trump Hotel Collection (Washington, DC; Waikiki, Hawaii; Las Vegas, Nevada; Chicago, Illinois; Vancouver, Canada); Cachet Hotel in Bangkok and Baccarat Hotel & Residences in New York.

Further information
WTS International’s approach to programming offers outside-the-box thinking and solutions that are on-trend with developments in both domestic and international wellness markets. WTS is constantly researching industry innovations to keep our valued, forward-thinking clients at the forefront in spa and fitness design.

Company profile: WTS International, Inc.
Company profile: WTS International, Inc.
More company profiles
Company profile: TVS Group

TVS Group

The company was established in 2009 as a specialist supplier of noise and vibration solutions.

View full profile
Company profile: DJW

DJW

David and Lynn Willrich started the company over 30 years ago from the AV department of the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu.

View full profile
Company profile: Gharieni Group GmbH

Gharieni Group GmbH

The Gharieni Group is a leading European manufacturer of high-end spa and medical equipment and furniture with over 25 years of experience. Made in Germany, our products are designed with the utmost attention to quality and detail.

View full profile
Company profile: Alliance Leisure Services Ltd

Alliance Leisure Services Ltd

Alliance Leisure Services was specifically established to respond to the changing development needs of the public sector, education and growing leisure trust market.

View full profile
Company profile: Polin Group

Polin Group

Polin was founded in 1976 in Istanbul, Turkey, and in the past 40 years the company has grown into a world leader in the design, production, engineering and installation of waterparks and water play structures.

View full profile
Company profile: SPARCSTUDIO

SPARCSTUDIO

Sparcstudio is a privately-owned design practice of likeminded designers and architects that have carved a reputation for designing highly creative, successful and award-winning spas, wellness, fitness, hotel and resort facilities.

View full profile
Company profile: Dornbracht GmbH

Dornbracht GmbH

Dornbracht is a family-owned manufacturer of high-end faucets and spa systems and one of the few companies where production is entirely ‘Made in Germany’. Ninety per cent of Dornbracht’s suppliers are from Germany.

View full profile
Company profile: Blu Spas, Inc.

Blu Spas, Inc.

Since the 1998 launch of Blu Spas spa wellness design and planning company, Cary Collier, Doug Chambers and their international team have provided consulting, advisory and operating solutions for over 400 projects in 39 countries.

View full profile
Company profile: Barr + Wray Ltd

Barr + Wray Ltd

Being able to create award-winning spas, offering a full interior design package and a technical ability to supply spa wet area solutions, offering flexible and cost-effective services unrestricted by geography or size.

View full profile
Company profile: Matrix Fitness

Matrix Fitness

Matrix provides fitness equipment to facilities in all market sectors, including private health clubs, hotels, local authorities, universities and schools, professional sports teams, and the uniformed services.

View full profile
Company profile: GOCO Hospitality

GOCO Hospitality

GOCO Hospitality is a specialist design, development and management consultant in wellness hospitality, bringing together top talents in finance, design, operations, sales and marketing – all dedicated to wellness.

View full profile
Company profile: Fabio Alemanno Design Ltd

Fabio Alemanno Design Ltd

Fabio Alemanno Design is a family-owned company with more than 40 years of experience in architectural stone masonry.

View full profile
company profile
Company profile: Polin Group
Market leader in design, manufacturing and installation of waterslides and water leisure developments.
Try cladmag for free!
Sign up with CLAD to receive our regular ezine, instant news alerts, free digital subscriptions to CLADweek, CLADmag and CLADbook and to request a free sample of the next issue of CLADmag.
sign up
features
An interactive Fun House is Snarkitecture’s design for Summer Block Party
"Part museum exhibition and part immersive environment, the project invites visitors to explore Snarkitecture’s work"

Reimagining the traditional home

Stacks of cement roof tiles make up the walls of the structure
Mexican architect Frida Escobedo runs a practice in Mexico City
"I hope visitors will find a space in which the passage of time feels a bit hazy — fun yet meditative"

Creating the Serpentine Pavilion

Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
To advertise in our catalogue gallery: call +44(0)1462 431385
Wood is used extensively in the practice’s projects
Matteo Thun leads a design studio of over 70 people, with offices in Milan and Shanghai
"We want a longer life cycle for every product, even if it means business is slower"

Simplicity and sustainability should be at the heart of all design argues the Italian architect

The new stadium will be notable for its wide array of leisure amenities
Meis has helped design some of the world’s most successful stadiums
"It’s one of the tragedies of the US that so many of our stadiums get replaced after 20 years"

The Everton and AS Roma stadium architect talks through the challenges and rewards of sports facility design

features
French-Brazilian architect Elizabeth de Portzamparc designed the museum
"This museum is the smallest public facility I’ve worked on, but the most symbolic"

On her futuristic new museum

Community partners working on the Destination Crenshaw project
Gabrielle Bullock studied architecture and fine art at the Rhode Island School of Design
"I’m one of 424 black female licensed architects in the US. We represent 0.2 per cent of the profession"

Architects must reflect the world they design for, says Perkins+Will’s director of global diversity

Research: The wellness living concepts set to push the design of healthy living environments to the next level
"Wellness real estate makes up about 1.5% of the total annual global construction market"

Research by the Global Wellness Institute valued wellness real estate at US$134bn in 2017 and growing. The research authors outline the implications

cladkit product news
Kvorning wins contest to design aquaculture exhibit at Norway's Coastal Museum
The exhibition explores the history of Norway's fish-farming industry dating back to 1970
Lauren Heath-Jones
Copenhagen-based design studio Kvorning Design and Norwegian advertising agency Vindfang have won a competition, organised by Museums in Sør Trøndelag ...
Bright Buildings to create UK's first 'open sky' swimming pool
Bright Buildings will create the retractable roof for the Open Sky pool at Ivybridge Leisure Centre
Lauren Heath-Jones
Leisure operator Fusion Lifestyle has announced that it will invest millions of pounds over the course of the next three ...
Ben van Berkel launches UNSense startup to boost health and wellbeing in built environments
Kim Megson
Dutch architect Ben van Berkel and his design firm UNStudio have launched a tech startup to “improve the health and ...
cladkit product news
Dornbracht debuts Rainmoon wellness shower concept at  Salone del Mobile
Rainmoon is a multi-sensory wellness experience designed to revitalise and reinvigorate the user
Lauren Heath-Jones
Dornbracht, a German-based luxury bathroom specialist, has launched an innovative new shower experience, Rainmoon. Slated as the next generation of ...
EAS PREVIEW: Bright Buildings to exhibit BrightOpen designs
Bright Buildings will be showcasing its range of BrightOpen buildings
At this year’s Euro Attractions Show (EAS), design and architecture firm Bright Buildings will be exhibiting its range of BrightOpen ...
Empex Watertoys partners with Singapore architecture firm on new splash park
Buds is a new splash park that caters to children aged 12 and under
Lauren Heath-Jones
Empex Watertoys has partnered with Singapore landscape architecture firm Playpoint Singapore Pte to create Buds, an exciting new splash park ...
cladkit product news
Parkside opens flagship Chelsea showroom
The showroom is designed to inspire its clients
Lauren Heath-Jones
Parkside, a designer of contemporary porcelain and ceramic tiles, has opened its first showroom in the UK. Located in Chelsea ...
London's new pollution-eating living wall has air purifying power of 275 trees
CityTree is a living wall that reduces particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide in the air by 30 per cent
Lauren Heath-Jones
The Crown Estate, a London-based commercial real estate company, has partnered with Westminster City Council and cleantech specialist Evergen Systems ...
Carlo Ratti's 'wonder wall' robot could become reality with kickstarter campaign
Unveiled at Milan Design Week, as part of Ratti's Living Nature installation, the Scribit is the result of Ratti's ongoing investigation into and development of writing machines
Lauren Heath-Jones
Carlo Ratti Associatti has developed an intelligent robot capable of writing and drawing on vertical surfaces. Called Scribit, the device ...
Company profile

WTS International, Inc.

Company profile: WTS International, Inc.
3200 Tower Oaks Blvd
Suite 400
Rockville}
Maryland
20852
US
Web: www.wtsinternational.com
Email: mlmellinger@wtsinternational.com
Tel: +1 301 622 7800

About us
WTS International is one of the world’s largest and most diversified spa consulting and spa management firms, creating memorable experiences while driving top line and bottom line results. WTS International’s internal design team collaborates with the client’s design firm to focus on creative aesthetics and functional considerations that impact profitability for spas, fitness centres, and leisure facilities of all types. WTS International offers clients programme-driven design backed by operational expertise; unbiased purchasing recommendations with preferred pricing partnerships; an in-house design team who are licensed, credentialed and specialise in the leisure industry; award-winning innovative designs and cutting edge solutions.

Key markets
Health & fitness, spa & wellness, sport & recreation. The WTS International team has worked on projects in every continent, in a multitude of different countries and cultures.

USP
WTS’ in-house designers are dedicated to leisure design to include spa, fitness, sport and lifestyle facilities of all shapes and sizes. With direct access to the WTS operations team, WTS designers are able to provide award-winning, programmedriven design that will be aesthetically appealing and operationally functional.

Key clients
The WTS portfolio includes Bulgari Hotels and Resorts (Beijing, Dubai); Trump Hotel Collection (Washington, DC; Waikiki, Hawaii; Las Vegas, Nevada; Chicago, Illinois; Vancouver, Canada); Cachet Hotel in Bangkok and Baccarat Hotel & Residences in New York.

Further information
WTS International’s approach to programming offers outside-the-box thinking and solutions that are on-trend with developments in both domestic and international wellness markets. WTS is constantly researching industry innovations to keep our valued, forward-thinking clients at the forefront in spa and fitness design.

Company profile: WTS International, Inc.
Company profile: WTS International, Inc.
More company profiles
Company profile: TVS Group

TVS Group

The company was established in 2009 as a specialist supplier of noise and vibration solutions.

View full profile
Company profile: DJW

DJW

David and Lynn Willrich started the company over 30 years ago from the AV department of the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu.

View full profile
Company profile: Gharieni Group GmbH

Gharieni Group GmbH

The Gharieni Group is a leading European manufacturer of high-end spa and medical equipment and furniture with over 25 years of experience. Made in Germany, our products are designed with the utmost attention to quality and detail.

View full profile
Company profile: Alliance Leisure Services Ltd

Alliance Leisure Services Ltd

Alliance Leisure Services was specifically established to respond to the changing development needs of the public sector, education and growing leisure trust market.

View full profile
Company profile: Polin Group

Polin Group

Polin was founded in 1976 in Istanbul, Turkey, and in the past 40 years the company has grown into a world leader in the design, production, engineering and installation of waterparks and water play structures.

View full profile
Company profile: SPARCSTUDIO

SPARCSTUDIO

Sparcstudio is a privately-owned design practice of likeminded designers and architects that have carved a reputation for designing highly creative, successful and award-winning spas, wellness, fitness, hotel and resort facilities.

View full profile
Company profile: Dornbracht GmbH

Dornbracht GmbH

Dornbracht is a family-owned manufacturer of high-end faucets and spa systems and one of the few companies where production is entirely ‘Made in Germany’. Ninety per cent of Dornbracht’s suppliers are from Germany.

View full profile
Company profile: Blu Spas, Inc.

Blu Spas, Inc.

Since the 1998 launch of Blu Spas spa wellness design and planning company, Cary Collier, Doug Chambers and their international team have provided consulting, advisory and operating solutions for over 400 projects in 39 countries.

View full profile
Company profile: Barr + Wray Ltd

Barr + Wray Ltd

Being able to create award-winning spas, offering a full interior design package and a technical ability to supply spa wet area solutions, offering flexible and cost-effective services unrestricted by geography or size.

View full profile
Company profile: Matrix Fitness

Matrix Fitness

Matrix provides fitness equipment to facilities in all market sectors, including private health clubs, hotels, local authorities, universities and schools, professional sports teams, and the uniformed services.

View full profile
Company profile: GOCO Hospitality

GOCO Hospitality

GOCO Hospitality is a specialist design, development and management consultant in wellness hospitality, bringing together top talents in finance, design, operations, sales and marketing – all dedicated to wellness.

View full profile
Company profile: Fabio Alemanno Design Ltd

Fabio Alemanno Design Ltd

Fabio Alemanno Design is a family-owned company with more than 40 years of experience in architectural stone masonry.

View full profile
company profile
Company profile: Gharieni Group GmbH
We strive for a seamless integration of functional equipment to create an unparalleled and memorable experience for clients.
Try cladmag for free!
Sign up with CLAD to receive our regular ezine, instant news alerts, free digital subscriptions to CLADweek, CLADmag and CLADbook and to request a free sample of the next issue of CLADmag.
sign up
features
An interactive Fun House is Snarkitecture’s design for Summer Block Party
"Part museum exhibition and part immersive environment, the project invites visitors to explore Snarkitecture’s work"

Reimagining the traditional home

Wood is used extensively in the practice’s projects
Matteo Thun leads a design studio of over 70 people, with offices in Milan and Shanghai
"We want a longer life cycle for every product, even if it means business is slower"

Simplicity and sustainability should be at the heart of all design argues the Italian architect

Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
To advertise in our catalogue gallery: call +44(0)1462 431385
features
Stacks of cement roof tiles make up the walls of the structure
Mexican architect Frida Escobedo runs a practice in Mexico City
"I hope visitors will find a space in which the passage of time feels a bit hazy — fun yet meditative"

Creating the Serpentine Pavilion

Iain Watson, Simon Rawlings and Lewis Taylor
Dublin-born David Collins moved to London in the 1980s and founded David Collins Studio in 1985
"The Studio is such a big part of our lives, that it just continued, albeit through a very challenging period"

David Collins was behind the design of many of London’s hottest destinations Today his legacy lives on via the studio’s glamorous international projects

Community partners working on the Destination Crenshaw project
Gabrielle Bullock studied architecture and fine art at the Rhode Island School of Design
"I’m one of 424 black female licensed architects in the US. We represent 0.2 per cent of the profession"

Architects must reflect the world they design for, says Perkins+Will’s director of global diversity

features
Meis has helped design some of the world’s most successful stadiums
"It’s one of the tragedies of the US that so many of our stadiums get replaced after 20 years"

The Everton and AS Roma stadium architect talks through the challenges and rewards of sports facility design

Centre culturel dédié au 7ème art
"A unique leisure destination in the Greater Paris of tomorrow"

The key cultural buildings for Paris’s controversial new leisure destination

Musée de la Romanité is next to an ancient amphitheatre in Nîmes
French-Brazilian architect Elizabeth de Portzamparc designed the museum
"This museum is the smallest public facility I’ve worked on, but the most symbolic"

On her futuristic new museum

cladkit product news
London's new pollution-eating living wall has air purifying power of 275 trees
CityTree is a living wall that reduces particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide in the air by 30 per cent
Lauren Heath-Jones
The Crown Estate, a London-based commercial real estate company, has partnered with Westminster City Council and cleantech specialist Evergen Systems ...
Bright Buildings to create UK's first 'open sky' swimming pool
Bright Buildings will create the retractable roof for the Open Sky pool at Ivybridge Leisure Centre
Lauren Heath-Jones
Leisure operator Fusion Lifestyle has announced that it will invest millions of pounds over the course of the next three ...
Carlo Ratti's 'wonder wall' robot could become reality with kickstarter campaign
Unveiled at Milan Design Week, as part of Ratti's Living Nature installation, the Scribit is the result of Ratti's ongoing investigation into and development of writing machines
Lauren Heath-Jones
Carlo Ratti Associatti has developed an intelligent robot capable of writing and drawing on vertical surfaces. Called Scribit, the device ...
cladkit product news
Dornbracht debuts Rainmoon wellness shower concept at  Salone del Mobile
Rainmoon is a multi-sensory wellness experience designed to revitalise and reinvigorate the user
Lauren Heath-Jones
Dornbracht, a German-based luxury bathroom specialist, has launched an innovative new shower experience, Rainmoon. Slated as the next generation of ...
Empex Watertoys partners with Singapore architecture firm on new splash park
Buds is a new splash park that caters to children aged 12 and under
Lauren Heath-Jones
Empex Watertoys has partnered with Singapore landscape architecture firm Playpoint Singapore Pte to create Buds, an exciting new splash park ...
Kvorning wins contest to design aquaculture exhibit at Norway's Coastal Museum
The exhibition explores the history of Norway's fish-farming industry dating back to 1970
Lauren Heath-Jones
Copenhagen-based design studio Kvorning Design and Norwegian advertising agency Vindfang have won a competition, organised by Museums in Sør Trøndelag ...
cladkit product news
EAS PREVIEW: Bright Buildings to exhibit BrightOpen designs
Bright Buildings will be showcasing its range of BrightOpen buildings
At this year’s Euro Attractions Show (EAS), design and architecture firm Bright Buildings will be exhibiting its range of BrightOpen ...
Parkside opens flagship Chelsea showroom
The showroom is designed to inspire its clients
Lauren Heath-Jones
Parkside, a designer of contemporary porcelain and ceramic tiles, has opened its first showroom in the UK. Located in Chelsea ...
Ben van Berkel launches UNSense startup to boost health and wellbeing in built environments
Kim Megson
Dutch architect Ben van Berkel and his design firm UNStudio have launched a tech startup to “improve the health and ...

News

UNSW demonstrates how future buildings could adapt to human behaviour
UNSW demonstrates how future buildings could adapt to human behaviour
Will buildings of the future change shape to respond to your behaviour? Possibly, say researchers at the University of New
Buried treasures: China’s Dune Art Museum’s construction nearly complete
Buried treasures: China’s Dune Art Museum’s construction nearly complete
A unique new art gallery that is buried in a sand dune is close to completing construction on the coast
Work begins on Feyenoord's academy building and sports campus
Work begins on Feyenoord's academy building and sports campus
Construction has begun on the new Feyenoord Academy and Sports Club Feyenoord in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Designed by MoederscheimMoonen Architects
World's largest indoor ski park coming to Shanghai
World's largest indoor ski park coming to Shanghai
Plans have been announced to build the world's largest indoor ski park, with the record-breaking development coming to Shanghai's Pudong
Revamped post-war art museum to reopen in Maryland next month
Revamped post-war art museum to reopen in Maryland next month
American billionaires Mitchell and Emily Wei Rales are to reopen the Glenstone Museum, showcasing their extensive collection of post-war art,
Sir David Adjaye and Cooper Robertson tapped to design new Princeton University Art Museum
Sir David Adjaye and Cooper Robertson tapped to design new Princeton University Art Museum
Princeton University has selected Sir David Adjaye and Cooper Robertson to lead on the redesign and expansion of the school’s
Lead 8 tapped for Hong Kong’s SkyCity expansion
Lead 8 tapped for Hong Kong’s SkyCity expansion
Architectural firm Lead 8 has been appointed lead design architect for Hong Kong International Airport’s (HKIA) SkyCity RDE Complex. The
Graham Baba and Greenworks release conceptual designs of regenerated Vancouver waterfront
Graham Baba and Greenworks release conceptual designs of regenerated Vancouver waterfront
Architectural studio Graham Baba and landscape design firm Greenworks have released images of their plans to regenerate Terminal 1 on
Serpentine Pavilion opens with Unzipped exhibition in Toronto
Serpentine Pavilion opens with Unzipped exhibition in Toronto
The 2016 Serpentine Pavilion installation, designed by renowned architectural practice Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), has now opened in Toronto having
Massive Turkish wellness project includes three hotels, thermal baths, residences
Massive Turkish wellness project includes three hotels, thermal baths, residences
Turkish architects Project Design Group have designed the KentPlus Yalova Wellness Spa Resort in Armutlu, Yalova in Turkey, which is
More news >