Hot Springs Connection Blog

Hot Springs Association Announces New Executive Director

USA, September 1, 2021 – Longtime tourism professional Vicky Nash takes the helm as the Executive Director for the Hot Springs Association, the first-ever trade organization specifically established for commercial Continue Reading

Emerging Trends in the Hot Springs Resort Industry

U.S. Hot Springs Resort Leaders Discuss New Industry Trends Geothermal resorts are experiencing a rapid resurgence with a positive outlook ahead. by Vicky Nash, Founder and CEO Resort Trends, Inc. Continue Reading

U.S. Hot Springs Industry Leaders to Convene at Quinn’s Hot Springs Resort in Montana

Geothermal resorts are experiencing a rapid resurgence with a positive outlook ahead.   May 1, 2021, Paradise, MT - Owners and operators of thermal mineral pools, spas and resorts will Continue Reading

How to Simplify and Unify Systems for Top-Notch Customer Service

R2M2 Solutions 4.0 is a complete software management system designed specifically for the resort/hospitality industry, with a laser focus on locations that provide lodging, tours and activities. Lodging can range Continue Reading

Exhibitor Spotlight: Cloward H2O

When it comes to water features, Cloward H2O is an expert at making a splash. In fact, designing and engineering innovative aquatic environments is their specialty. The award-winning Provo, Utah-based 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

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

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