Palazzo Fiuggi appoints new director of spa

Industry veteran Napat Edwards joins the Italian medical wellness retreat, bringing 20 years of experience to the role


By Wendy Golledge

08 April 2024

Italian medical wellness retreat Palazzo Fiuggi has announced the appointment of Napat Edwards as its new director of spa.

Edwards brings more than two decades of experience in spa and wellness hospitality to her new role.

Her experience spans some of the most well established spas in the world across Asia to the Middle East and Europe.

Edwards was instrumental in pre-opening, rebranding and reorganising spa and wellness operations at Six Senses Resort Phuket, Accor, Intercontinental Hotels and Banyan Tree Resort.

She has also worked with Langham Hotels as part of the pre-opening of Chuan Spa, Movenpick Hotels & Resorts and LXR by Hilton.

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"I am honoured to embark on this extraordinary journey at Palazzo Fiuggi. Throughout my career, I have been privileged to work at and visit the most renowned spas in the world. Yet, Palazzo Fiuggi emerges as a beacon of unparalleled magnificence and uniqueness.”

Napat Edwards

Director of spa, Palazzo Fiuggi

Attention to detail and customer service at Palazzo Fiuggi

Experienced in guiding teams of mixed nationalities, Edwards is skilled in promoting attention to detail and highest levels of customer service.

She assisted during the rebranding of IHG group to the Mövenpick group and, as manager of Sash Spa in Bahrain,  worked to develop the award winning luxury day spa.

“At Palazzo Fiuggi I have discovered a property that transcends the mere concept of spa,” said Edwards. “It stands as an authentic sanctuary devoted to health and wellness.

“I am profoundly thrilled to be part of the team and contribute to its enduring legacy.”

Palazzo Fiuggi has recently launched a ground-breaking new genetic testing offering

Edwards’ passion for creating life-changing experiences and fostering personal growth aligns with the Palazzo Fiuggi ethos, centred around the transformative power of spa and wellness.

As director of spa, Edwards will prioritise staff wellbeing and personal growth.

Her approach combines traditional and innovative treatments to inspire guests’ personal growth and self-discovery, ensuring memorable experiences at Palazzo Fiuggi.

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“Palazzo Fiuggi is a health cathedral where individuals can embark on transformative journeys towards “a longer life, better lived”, as expressed by our tagline. We believe Napat’s unwavering commitment to excellence will help us confirming the position Palazzo Fiuggi has reached.”

Pietro Zanzot

General manager, Palazzo Fiuggi

New programming at Palazzo Fiuggi

The announcement comes as the retreat grows its extensive offering with the launch of a newHiking for Longevity programme as well as the HPM Biomechanical Assessment.

Hiking for Longevity is an exclusive programme, with a focus on guests feeling their best self through the great outdoors.

Guests will gain all the benefits of hiking in the Apennine Mountains, combined with a Mediterranean diet and the purifying properties of Fiuggi’s water.

The High Performance Method (HPM) Biomechanical Assessment is a unique set of tools that deliver results in athletic performance and overall wellbeing.

The team behind this method have set up at Palazzo Fiuggi, the first time they have been in a wellness retreat setting. A HMP Assessment can be added to any wellness or medical programme at the spa.

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