About: Philippa Abbott

I qualified as a Somatologist in JHB in 2001. I began my career in the spa industry working on cruise ships for Steiner Transocean. I furthered my studies on my return to SA qualifying in advanced make up and special effects. I then moved to London where I worked in 2 of the most prestigious spas. I acquired knowledge in all aspects if the spa business and moved quickly from hands on therapy to part of the management team. When I finally came back to South Africa to settle for good I joined the management team of the Spas of Distinction where I grew my skill set even further and established a professional network throughout the South African Spa Industry. It is here where my roots are now deep seated and where I will remain for good. I started Spa Sense in 2010 and we have grown from strength to strength every year since then; forming key relationships with all the industry specialists. I head up the consultancy division of Spa Sense and run many of our training courses including Front Office, SOPs and Spa Sales and Retail. I also oversee our recruitment division making sure that all my clients and candidates expectations are always exceeded by the level service they receive from my team. I am incredibly passionate about what I do and hope I remain blessed enough to be in this exciting industry forever. This blog is a place I can share my views and experience so I hope you enjoy the articles and find them useful enough to use in your business.

Recent Posts by Philippa Abbott

WATCH THIS SPACE

It’s coming…. www.thelisting.co.za   “Taking our Industry to another level” The Listing is an online portal service (not a website) that can only be used by Spa Owners and is aimed at digitally monitoring the performance of all candidates that are working within the Somatology / Cosmetology Industry. The Listing’s objectives...
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Digital Marketing Advice – Why Your Website Is The Center Of Your Business Universe

The Importance of a Website in the Modern age Trust and Quality are two of the most important aspects of business. How do you gain and maintain these two vital aspects? With Communication and Connection. Now, back in the day, when you were searching for where to go or where...
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