Company profile

ESPA

Company profile: ESPA
ESPA House
Crosby Way
Farnham
Surrey
GU9 7XX
England
Web: www.espaskincare.com
Email: enquiries@espainternational.co.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1252 742800

Background
Sue Harmsworth MBE founded luxury British spa brand ESPA in 1993 and is today the chosen brand of the world’s leading spas and skincare experts. ESPA’s mission is simple: to improve people’s wellbeing by providing the world with beautiful spas, treatments and natural products. ESPA can now be found in more than 500 exclusive spas in over 60 countries.

Main products and services
With 25 years’ experience creating and operating award-winning spas and with a pioneering collection of the most effective, natural spa products and treatments, ESPA remains at the forefront of today’s global spa industry as an authority on spa creation and management.
By offering total flexibility with our premium spa services, we enable you to build and develop a successful Spa business through our detailed guidance, wherever you need the support. We can create, develop and launch your spa, ensuring you are set up for success from day one. We can help you run your spa efficiently and profitably whilst continually exceeding customer expectations. We can supply our world class products and treatments – supported by specialist training and education. We can provide in-room luxury essentials to delight your guests and motivate treatment bookings. The beauty is, you don’t have to take all these services. Just those that suit your business needs.
ESPA has played a major part in driving evolution across the spa industry. Allow us to make your spa special – talk to us today.

USPs
Working with biochemists, skin experts and aromatherapists, ESPA takes the knowledge from traditional holistic therapies and combines it with the scientific power of the purest natural ingredients from around the world to develop the most effective natural products and treatments. ESPA aim to help you look and feel your best every day, by offering natural products for beautiful skin, and a renewed sense of inner calm.

How many spas do you supply?
ESPA supplies spas in over 60 countries across 6 continents – North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Oceania.

Where in the world?
Peninsula Hotels, One & Only Resorts, Ritz-Carlton Hotels, Fairmont Hotels, Bvlgari Hotels, Corinthia Hotels, The Leela Palaces Hotels, Gleneagles and many more.

Future plans
The company plans to unveil spas opening in prestigious locations such as Qatar, China, the Bahamas, and the UK together with many others in Europe, USA, Middle East and Asia. With a full calendar of new innovations and exciting product developments planned, ESPA continues to extend its range of the most effective, natural skincare.

Who’s who?
Sue Harmsworth, founder & chair;
Michael Harmsworth, CEO;
Tracey Chappell, SVP global spa solutions;
Ian Mackie SVP global spa operations;
Shawn Morgan, business development manager (US);
Katherine Connolly, director, international business development.

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ESPA

Company profile: ESPA
ESPA House
Crosby Way
Farnham
Surrey
GU9 7XX
England
Web: www.espaskincare.com
Email: enquiries@espainternational.co.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1252 742800

Background
Sue Harmsworth MBE founded luxury British spa brand ESPA in 1993 and is today the chosen brand of the world’s leading spas and skincare experts. ESPA’s mission is simple: to improve people’s wellbeing by providing the world with beautiful spas, treatments and natural products. ESPA can now be found in more than 500 exclusive spas in over 60 countries.

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