Industry Update
Appointment10 November 2021

Ania Mankowska-Allard

Appointed Spa Director
At Rosewood Sand Hill - CA, USA

Ania Mankowska-Allard

Ania Mankowska-Allard has been appointed spa director of Sense®, A Rosewood Spa at Rosewood Sand Hill, the luxury five-star hotel set in the heart of Silicon Valley. In her new role, Mankowska-Allard will be responsible for the oversight and development of Sense®, A Rosewood Spa, enhancing the overall guest experience through the creation of new and innovative treatments, holistic wellness offerings and likeminded partnerships with local and artisanal brands.

A successful professional with over 18 years of experience working in the wellness and hospitality industry, Mankowska-Allard's has led teams in ultra-luxury resorts, maintained high-quality standards and guest services, pioneered wellness programs, developed treatment menus and merged traditional spa treatments with advancing technology and medicine. Most recently, Mankowska-Allard served as spa director of Nob Hill Spa at The Huntington Hotel for 10 years, where she oversaw all operations, from employee relations to finances, and introduced new spa and wellness experiences exclusive to the hotel.

In line with Mankowska-Allard's arrival to Rosewood Sand Hill, Sense® Spa will begin offering a host of new services and amenities including Tara CBD, a local holistic wellness brand as an add-on to massages and pedicures, bringing anti-stress, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties to the treatments for additional pampering.

Rosewood Hotel Group

Rosewood Hotel Group, one of the world's leading hotel companies, encompasses four brands: ultra-luxury Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® in North America, Caribbean/Atlantic, Europe, the Middle East and Asia; contemporary deluxe New World Hotels & Resorts in China and Southeast Asia; neighbourhood lifestyle pentahotels in Europe and Asia; and KHOS™, a dynamic global business lifestyle hotel brand.
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