Jeremy McCarthy

Group Director of Spa & Wellness at Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Jeremy McCarthy

Jeremy McCarthy is the Group Director of Spa & Wellness for Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, and a renowned and respected trailblazer of innovative concepts in spa and wellness. In his role, Mr. McCarthy is responsible for leading Mandarin Oriental Group’s acclaimed luxury spa division and guest and colleague wellness programs. He has more than 25 years of experience operating luxury spas in resort and hotel properties, and holds a Master of Applied Positive Psychology degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of the book The Psychology of Spas & Wellbeing. One of Mr. McCarthy’s primary interests is the impact on wellbeing of our constant connection to technology. In 2016, he launched Mandarin Oriental’s Digital Wellness initiative, a program to help guests manage their relationship with those technologies. He is also the chair of the Digital Wellness Initiative for the Global Wellness Institute.

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Insights by Jeremy McCarthy (4)

Why Wellness Programs are Investment Worthy and Add Value

It is difficult to measure the ROI of wellness programming because much of it is intangible, but I believe they are a strong investment and that they do add value holistically. By “holistically” I mean they add value in a number of ways that transcend the departmental profit of the programs themselves.

Hotel Spa: 12 Steps Toward the Path to Spa Recovery

The hospitality industry is facing the greatest challenge in our lifetime as hotels around the world have been closed, international borders restricted, and flights cancelled in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Top Strategies for Post-Crisis Planning in Urgent Times of Wellbeing and Health

The travel industry (and the world, for that matter) has never seen a situation like the current pandemic. For that reason, I think it is important to acknowledge that there are no “experts” on this topic.

Report: 2020 Wellness Trends

The following research and insights are compiled by Jeremy McCarthy, Group Director of Spa & Wellness at Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group. The brand leads the luxury hospitality sector in integrating wellness into the guest experience, continuously creating offerings that nurture the mind, body and soul.