Lynn Curry

Company: Curry Spa Consulting Inc.

Position: Principal

Bio

Lynn Curry, CMC, ISHC, has provided spa and wellness consulting services since 1997, including financial feasibility, design development, concept direction, equipment specifications and pre-opening services to owners of upscale and luxury resort, hotel, casino, private club, residential, mixed-use developments. She is the Principal at Curry Spa Consulting Inc., a global spa consulting firm based in the California Wine Country town of Sonoma. Lynn is a BLLA #StayBoutique Task Force Member, and a Board Member for GSN Planet (Green Spa Network), and a member of the Global Wellness Institute Spa Consulting Initiative. She was named American Spa Magazine’s Favorite Spa Consultant for the 2018 Professional Choice Awards, and a runner up to the industry’s Women In Wellness Spa Consultant of the Year.

Lynn is a Certified Management Consultant™ (CMC®) with the Institute of Management Consultants (an ISO/IEC 17024 Certifying Body) and an Educator with Gerson Lehrman Councils. Lynn currently serves on the Spa Consulting Task Force of the Global Wellness Institute and has been called upon to provide education to various industry development teams, vendors and suppliers about the inner workings of the hospitality industry. Lynn has served on local public school and fundraising boards, as well as on the Glen Ivy Hot Springs Board of Directors. She loves hiking, and paddles competitively for the He' E Nalu Outrigger Canoe Club. She is always game for mentoring calls about the spa and wellness industry. Give her a call!


Mission Statement

To provide our clients with appropriate and realistic wellness, spa, and fitness development solutions that drive ROI within entire hospitality developments. To program wellness activities for high-end and luxury resorts, casinos, private clubs, and mixed-use developments that entice business. To be mentors and educators, and to share our knowledge for the betterment of the entire industry.


Geographic Areas

Global Spa & Wellness Consulting Services


Expertise

Financial Feasibility, Operational Audits, Guest Use Projections, Architectural and Design Development Support, Concept Direction, Equipment Specifications, and Pre-Opening consulting services for the wellness facilities of upscale and luxury resorts, casinos, hotels, private clubs and mixed-use developments.


Professional Memberships

BLLA, NEWH, ULI, ISPA (International Spa Association), ILHA, GSN Planet (Green Spa Network).


Speaking Engagements

Hospitality Design, BLLA, BDNY, Independent Lodging Congress, ITB, Northwest Hotel Investment Forum, IECSC, Hot Springs Conference.


Articles and Publications

Hotel Executive, Spa Industry Association, Hotel News Now, Hotel Interactive, Indian Country, Les Nouvelle Esthetique, American Spa Magazine.


Representative List of Clients

Clients and Projects include multiple properties featured on the “Best Of” lists in Travel & Leisure, New York Times, and other industry publications. Past projects include: Montage Laguna; Island Spa Catalina; The Ritz-Carlton Spas of Paradise Valley, Bachelor Gulch, Dove Mountain and Laguna Beach; The Four Seasons Spas of Napa Valley, Cayo Largo, Westlake Village, Dubai, Vail, and Punta Mita; Rosewood Resort Spas at Sand Hill and Mayakoba; the Indian Gaming Spas of Pechanga and Gila’s Wild Horse Pass, as well as the Silver Legacy Casino Spa and Vintners Inn boutique resort. Newer projects include multiple Ritz-Carlton Spas, Four Seasons Spas in Napa, Puerto Rico and Egypt, Hard Rock Spas in Tampa, Hollywood, Atlantic City, plus numerous upscale boutique property spas also in development.


Education

California State University Long Beach, BA; Certified Management Consultant awarded by the IMC USA (for achievement of performance that includes professional standards in technical competency and ethics, global standards in consulting competencies, professional behavior, client and project management, and personal conduct).


Past Experience

Anaheim Visitor and Convention Bureau (now Visit Anaheim)-Manager of Tourism Development; Hyatt Resorts Hawaii-Group Sales Manager; Hyatt Resorts Hawaii-Pre-Opening Spa Team; Grand Hyatt Wailea Resort & Spa-Spa Manager; Hyatt Regency Fort Lauderdale-Executive Spa Director; Natural Resources Spa Consulting: Senior Vice President; Glen Ivy Hot Springs-Board Member; Curry Spa Consulting-Principal; Green Spa Network Board Member, BLLA Advisory Board Member, Global Wellness Institute Spa Consulting Initiative member.