Hot Springs Connection Blog

AARFID: Automatic Identification Systems

AARFID is an industry leader providing automatic identification solutions for the hospitality industry with a strong focus on contactless radio frequency identification (RFID) communication and innovative software. For state-of-the-art, proven Continue Reading

Harness the Geothermal Healing Powers of Mother Nature

There is one universal truth about hot springs: soaking is restorative. This idea traces back to Native Americans who gravitated toward the therapeutic properties of geothermal hot pockets. Today, hot Continue Reading

Meet Janet Abbott, BANA Board President

The power of water is far-reaching; in the geothermal arena especially, mineral waters are known for their wellness, health, hygienic and therapeutic benefits. Janet Abbott is the board president of Continue Reading

Meet Dr. Jonathan De Vierville

For Dr. Jonathan Paul De Vierville, Ph.D., MSSW, LCSW, LPC, health and wellness has transcended into all areas of his career. Based in Texas, he’s an educator, business owner and Continue Reading

Meet Mark Begich, President and CEO of Northern Compass Group

Mark Begich wears many different hats, from former senator to current hot springs owner. Over the past 40 years, Begich has been a businessman, entrepreneur, CEO and leader of creative Continue Reading

Meet Jeff Birkby, Geothermal Energy Consultant and Author

No one knows Montana hot springs quite like Jeff Birkby. With an educational background in biology, plant ecology and energy, environment and sustainable development, Birkby has been able to cultivate Continue Reading

Plans Underway for Next Hot Springs Connection Conference

Mark your calendar for the next Hot Springs Connection conference to be held on May 17-20, 2021 at the beautiful Quinn's Hot Springs Resort in Paradise, Montana.   HOT SPRINGS Continue Reading

Hot Springs Connection Conference

The Hot Springs Connection conference is the first and only event in the United States developed especially for hot springs facility owners and operators. A full spectrum of topics are Continue Reading

Hot Springs of America: new website

Thermal waters are special. Each one is a unique, naturally occurring phenomenon. You can’t just build a hot springs spa anywhere. The geothermal conditions have to be exactly right. Recognizing Continue Reading

The Successful Colorado Historic Hot Springs Loop

The Colorado Historic Hot Springs Loop (CHHSL) was created to encourage travelers to explore the attractions along a scenic 720-mile route in the western half of the state highlighting Chaffee Continue Reading

Vicky Nash, geothermal tourism industry specialist

Specializing in geothermal tourism, Vicky Nash is the founder and CEO of the Hot Springs Connection. Vicky also created the Hot Springs of America website and manages the Colorado Historic Continue Reading

Spa Business Reports on Hot Springs Connection Conference

Spa Business, a magazine and website resource for the spa industry, recently posted an article with an overview of the 2019 Hot Springs Connection Conference. “This is an important collaboration Continue Reading