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Ashley Holly McEachern

Ashley Holly McEachern is a global wellness consultant at Core Essence, a design and consulting firm specializing in spa and wellness. Core Essence works within and beyond the traditional spa environment with an approach that examines design, development, and operations concurrently.
Mixed-Use Building

Designing for Mixed-Use Developments: Six Areas to Consider

Every hotelier is looking for a strong return on investment, and mixed-use development—whether a hotel-condo combo or a hotel with integrated commercial and retail space—is often a safer and more lucrative option. With ample tax...
hotel gym

Say Farewell to the Afterthought Gym: Hotels Are Now Focusing on Fitness Centers

The hotel gym is finally getting a makeover. Gone are the days when working out while on the road is a dreaded experience in a facility located within a dreary, low-ceilinged basement. Today, many...
Wellness Design

How Hotels Can Meet the Global Demand for Wellness with Design

The pursuit of wellbeing is about so much more than receiving a pampering facial or a relaxing massage. Travelers are thirsty for wellness, and these guests are no longer satisfied with the standard issue...