|Anna-Cari Gund, managing director
|LivNordic is Raison d’Etre’s unique wellness brand
Raison d’Etre is a spa and wellness company
based in Stockholm, Sweden. Since its
foundation in 1998 it has created and
managed over 100 spas in more than 60
countries. The company has received more
than 50 awards for innovative spa concepts,
by creating tailor-made spas and spa brands.
Main products and services
A Raison d’Etre spa is like no other spa,
created solely for you, with deep respect for
your guests, ensuring it to be fully compatible
with your market. LivNordic is a unique
wellness brand inspired by the natural lifestyle
and innovative designs of the Nordic countries.
Based on a blend of long proven Nordic
health traditions combined with the latest
in spa and wellness, LivNordic is a wellness
experience far from the ordinary. Consultancy
services includes feasibility studies, business
planning, concept development and design
advisory, guest programming, pre-opening
services, on-site training, quality assessments
and management services. Our educational
services include a Spa Managers Online
certification program and spa business courses.
The success of a Raison d’Etre spa is no
miracle: it depends on excellence down to the last detail and sustained effort over a
long period. As we are not tied to any product
or equipment company, we are free to create
what is truly best for your spa.
We are a think-tank of creative individuals,
with extensive experience and expertise and
a deep passion for wellness. We combine
our expertise with extensive research for
each project. We then add our creativity
and constantly strive to develop something
unique. This has resulted in world-renowned
spa brands. We are not only consultants, we
also operate our own spas, hence the advice
and services we give are trialled and proven.
LivNordic Spas on board Viking Star and
Viking Sea; LivNordic Spa, Cayan Tower, Dubai; Soma Bay Thalasso Spa & Wellness
centre and KI Spa, Egypt; W hotels in Verbier,
Jordan, Amsterdam; Aman resorts; Taj hotels;
One and Only; Six Senses; Datai Langkawi;
Kempinski; Nordic Spa & Fitness, Stockholm.
Where in the world?
We are a global company and can take on
projects in any region. Our main markets are
Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa.
Plans for 2016/17
Opening LivNordic Spa & Wellness, Capra
Hotel in Saas-Fee, Switzerland and Katara
Beach club, Doha, Qatar. We are continuing
to develop new courses for our online spa
Anna-Cari Gund, managing director; Annika
Jackson, director of business development;
Anna Bjurstam, partner.
What the clients say
”I have only positive things to say about the
work provided. Both projects are smaller, very
high-end boutique spas with a distinct style
and ambiance created. I have found the top
management, project managers and staff to
be very professional and knowledgeable.”
Paul Brackley, GM, The Beaumont Hotel