||Spa & Leisure
||3200 Tower Oaks Boulevard
Rockville, MD, 20852
+1 (301) 622-7800 ext. 116 (Work)
+1 (240) 475-7535 (Mobile)
Mr. Newman has been active in the spa, fitness and wellness industry since 1978 and brings a wealth of knowledge in development and operations to HVS Spa and Leisure.
Joining WTS in 1998, Mr. Newman is COO of WTS International, one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing spa and leisure consulting and management firms. Currently, WTS provides its services to over 100 hotels, resorts, luxury residential properties, golf clubs, day spas and real estate developments worldwide. The WTS/ HVS strategic partnership will allow HVS Spa and Leisure offerings to include feasibility studies, concept and brand development, design consulting, pre-opening services and daily management.
Before joining WTS, Mr. Newman developed and managed Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts’ flagship spa and fitness facility at their Georgetown property in Washington, D.C. He also collaborated on the conceptual development and design of numerous other fitness and spa facilities for Four Seasons properties throughout the United States and Canada. Additionally, prior to joining Four Seasons, Mr. Newman was an Assistant Professor at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C. for the Department of Defense in management, educational and research capacities, where he concluded his career in the public sector.
Mr. Newman received a MA from George Washington University and a BA from The University of Virginia. Mr. Newman has been a frequent lecturer on the design and operation of spas and wellness facilities at CMAA, HD Expo, IHRSA, Hotel Developer’s Conference, 1st South American Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference, JMBM Meet the Money, and many other professional conferences worldwide.