Hot Springs Connection Blog

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 Mogli Cooper, Co-Owner of Iron Mountain Hot Springs

When Mogli Cooper was only 20 years old, she left her home in Lucerne, Switzerland with only a backpack. According to Roaring Fork Lifestyle Magazine, she landed in New York Continue Reading

Meet Steve Beckley, Co-Owner of Iron Mountain Hot Springs

In nearly any given conversation with Steve Beckley, you’ll find out several things about him: he has a passion for caving, he’s a problem-solving engineer and he is an innovator. Continue Reading

Meet Trent Blizzard, Partner at BlizzardPress

Internet marketing is Trent Blizzard’s forte. With over 20 years of professional experience, Blizzard is the owner of BlizzardPress, located in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. In 1997, Blizzard founded a web-marketing Continue Reading

Meet Jeff Birkby, Geothermal Energy Consultant and Hot Springs 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

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 Lynn Curry, President and Co-Owner, Resources for Leisure Assets

Since 1997 Lynn Curry, CMC, ISHC has been spa consulting. In addition to her title as president and co-owner of Resources for Leisure Assets (RLA), Curry is also a certified Continue Reading

Exhibitor Spotlight: Cloward H2O

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

Meet Jeff Bowman

Jeff Bowman, former owner of Living Waters Clothing-optional Spa In 2003, Jeff Bowman and his wife Judy became enthralled with the hot springs industry. They decided Continue Reading

Exhibitor Spotlight: DHM Design

Extraordinary places can create extraordinary experiences, but it doesn’t happen by accident. More often than not, those experiential high points occur by design. That’s especially true when it comes to Continue Reading

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

R2M2 Solutions 2.0 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