Minor Hotels welcomes Sandie Johannessen as new Group Director of Spa and Wellness – Asia

Brings over 20 years of experience in the spa and wellness industry

Minor Hotels has appointed Sandie Johannessen as Group Director of Spa and Wellness – Asia. In this role, Johannessen will oversee Minor Hotels’ spa and wellness operations, development, and brand standards across all hotel brands in Asia. She will also be responsible for strategic spa, wellness and medical partnerships including VIVID by Verita Health, Clinique La Prairie, VLCC and BDMS Wellness Clinic.

Johannessen brings over 20 years of experience in the spa and wellness industry, having worked with some of the world’s most prestigious luxury brands in Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa. She has a proven track record of delivering exceptional spa services and creating innovative wellness programmes, which have received numerous accolades from industry authorities as well as establishing strategic partnerships with leading medical experts. Prior to joining Minor Hotels, Johannessen was Health and Wellness Director at Zulal, a wellness resort by Chiva-Som in Doha, Qatar. Trained to be a dietary analyst and educator in Middlesex University, UK, Johannessen holds a Bachelor in Yogic Science from Bangalore University, India. She is passionate about holistic wellness and nutrition, and incorporates these elements into her spa, medical and wellness programmes. 


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