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Elemis Spa Closing Permanently in All Lounges

Elemis Spa Closing Permanently in All Lounges

Old Apr 23, 21, 4:03 pm
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Elemis Spa Closing Permanently in All Lounges

Am I missing it, or has no one opened a thread on this yet? See: https://www.turningleftforless.com/b...ial-iata-pass/

What will BA do with the existing space?
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Old Apr 23, 21, 4:09 pm
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Hi,

No , you are the first. Congratulations on finding this news.

Personally, it is a slight disappointment but given the difficulties some times in getting a treatment and them only lasting 15 minutes it is not the greatest loss.

At least the showers are being kept.

Regards

Tbs
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Old Apr 23, 21, 4:10 pm
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Originally Posted by The _Banking_Scot View Post
At least the showers are being kept
How about the infinity bath in Concorde arrivals?
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Old Apr 23, 21, 4:24 pm
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my first instinct is "what a bummer" but then again i manage an appointment maybe 5% of the time. but THANK GOODNESS the showers remain, that is something i use far more often than anything.
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Old Apr 23, 21, 4:46 pm
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Iím hopeful and not surprised. Not surprised due to Covid rules and thats not going away.

Hopeful because I think the lounges at T5 need a full refurb and partnerships. Hopefully thatís on the roadmap in the next 5 years.
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Old Apr 23, 21, 4:53 pm
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Showers >> "Spa"

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Old Apr 23, 21, 5:13 pm
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Never could get an appointment, so no love lost here.
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Old Apr 23, 21, 5:34 pm
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Good. It was a marketing gimmick with the minimal token service to pass it off.
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Old Apr 23, 21, 6:55 pm
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Oh no. This is a real shame. I always loved the experience, and the feeling of triumph whenever I managed to bag an appointment (tho it was always easier at JFK and the B and Arrivals lounges).

Another CW and GCH enhancement...
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Old Apr 23, 21, 11:54 pm
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Total gimmick that really didn’t matter to the fliers who actually pad the bottom line and pay the bills. I’m one of those fliers and I used it once. Curious if they will use the space in the lounges for something more productive in the long run (when lounge overcrowding becomes a thing again).
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Old Apr 24, 21, 12:34 am
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The only thing I ever used there was the showers, so as long as I can still manage one of those, no problems at all. I hope they will use the space to expand one of the lounges or do something more interesting - really felt the spa itself was worthless.
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Old Apr 24, 21, 1:53 am
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I have less than no interest in using a spa, at any time but especially at an airport, so I'll get over this quite quickly. I do hope though that they use the closures as an opportunity to improve the showers.
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Old Apr 24, 21, 2:44 am
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It was on its way out when they stopped using their products in the amenity kits. I managed to use it a few times, some massages were better than others but if the lounge is just expanded then I think this is a loss.
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Old Apr 24, 21, 2:45 am
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leave the showers alone, close off the remaining spa area and install proper hvac machinery to properly cool the south lounges!

problem solved wrt space utilization!
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Old Apr 24, 21, 2:47 am
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Haha, not like it was really there in the first place!
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