The World Spa Awards 2019 will be hosted at the incredible Armani Hotel Dubai, situated at Burj Khalifa – the world's tallest tower – in Downtown Dubai. The event will provide unrivalled networking opportunities as the global leaders of the spa and wellness industry come together to exchange knowledge and innovations, as well as celebrate industry excellence.
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2019 Event Details


Armani Hotel Dubai


Sunday 20th October 2019 – Welcome networking reception

18:00 – 20:00 Armani/Ristorante Terrace, Armani Hotel Dubai

Attire: Smart Casual

Monday 21st October 2019 – World Spa Awards Gala Ceremony

19:00 Cocktail Reception
20:00 Gala Dinner & Ceremony – Armani/Ballroom
23:00 After Party – Armani/Privé

Attire: Black Tie


To book your seat at this fantastic event, please contact us by using the details below:
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7925 0000

World Spa Awards 2019

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We are delighted to share exclusive accommodation rates for World Spa Awards attendees at our host hotel and its adjacent sister properties. All rates include breakfast complimentary.

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Pure Air Experience by Natura Bissé at Armani/SPA

Activate the full potential of your skin with this prebiotic, revitalizing and renewing treatment designed to counter the effects of modern pollution and stress: a detoxifying ritual performed within a clean environment where you can breathe 99.995% pure air; the purified environment is completely free of polluting particles as well as viral, bacterial, and allergen agents. A treatment here will leave your skin healthy, luminous and protected due to our enveloping massage techniques and highly effective ingredients that purify, fortify and repair.

The treatment will be complemented with an oil tasting and back massage experience with Natura Bissé sensory massage oils to relieve muscle tension that will bring a deep sense of peace and well-being.


  • 60 minutes Pure Air Experience by Natura Bissé available during the World Spa Award’s event period for World Spa Awards attendees only.

Dates available for appointment bookings:

  • Saturday 19th October 2019 (09:00 to 21:00)
  • Sunday 20th October 2019 (09:00 to 21:00)
  • Monday 21st October 2019 (09:00 to 17:00)

Venue: Armani/SPA at the Armani Hotel Dubai

Complimentary treatments. Limited appointments available.

Bookings at [email protected]

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Bastien Gonzalez PEDI:MANI:CURE Pop-up Studio

Experience world class MANI & PEDI treatments from leading experts in their field. French Podiatrists trained by Bastien Gonzalez himself, with high medical background, will be available for you discover the exclusive treatments, mixing a foot/ hand deep treatment, natural beauty of your nails and specific massage to remove tension and activate the blood circulation. Walk on clouds with Bastien Gonzalez treatments!


  • Discover Bastien's Manicure (45min)
  • Discover Bastien's Pedicure (60min)

Dates available for appointment bookings:

  • Saturday 19th October 2019
  • Sunday 20th October 2019
  • Monday 21st October 2019

Venue: Armani/SPA at the Armani Hotel Dubai

Complimentary. Limited appointments available.

To book email: [email protected]

Bastien Gonzalez PEDI:MANI:CURE


Armani/SPA is offering a special 30% discounted rate on their Classic Collection options. Please review the price list for more information. You can also explore the full Armani/SPA treatment menu.

In order to book this during the World Spa Awards event period dates, please contact the below mentioning that you are a World Spa Awards attendee:

Tel: +971 48883282
Email: [email protected]

Seawings Seaplane Tours

Seawings has teamed up with World Spa Awards to offer discounted, seaplane tours of Dubai. The 20-minute scenic flight will include a water take-off and landing at Dubai Creek. From the sky, guests can experience panoramic views of Dubai’s iconic landmarks such as Palm Jumeirah, Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab and World Islands.

Seawings is offering World Spa Awards guests a discounted rate of AED499 (instead of AED895) per person subject to 5% VAT.

Contact the Seawings reservations team at [email protected] or 00971 4 807 0708, mentioning “World Spa Awards” to gain the special rate. For further details visit

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Katie Fielder Host

Broadcaster, news anchor and journalist, Katie Fielder has enjoyed 14 years working in television in Australia and the UAE. Her credits include five years with Australia’s highest rated morning news show, and as a News Anchor for Dubai One’s Emirates News and Emirates 24/7.

She has interviewed a number of distinguished guests including His Highness Sheikh Maktoum Hasher Al Maktoum, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, as well as stars including Morgan Freeman, Colin Firth, Roger Federer and Michael Buble.

She is an Ambassador for the Christina Noble Children’s Foundation, which is committed to alleviating child poverty and giving all children the right to a safe and happy childhood.

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Joja Wendt

Joja Wendt started playing piano at the age of four and is a graduate of the conservatory of Hilversum, Netherlands and the Manhattan School of Music in New York. He was discovered by Joe Cocker during a jam session in a music club in Hamburg. Joe engaged him as a support act for his current tour which was the beginning of Joja’s successful international career that has now spanned more than 30 years.

He has toured with Chuck Berry, performed on stage with Monty Alexander and Fats Domino at the Montreux Jazz Festival, is a successful film composer and has released more than 30 CDs.

He is the winner of the Louis-Armstrong Award and was elected by Steinway & Sons to become a member of the Steinway Artist club. His concert tours led have taken him from South Africa to Singapore, China and Russia and even to the stages of New York City’s Carnegie Hall and other legendary venues.

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Visa Information

We advise you to please check your specific visa requirements and ensure that should you need to obtain a visa, you apply for this prior to your travel to the United Arab Emirates.

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To book your seat at this fantastic event, please contact us by using the details below:

Email: [email protected]
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7925 0000

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