Green Globe Certification appoints new partner SPA Balance Consulting SL in Spain and Portugal


LOS ANGELES, California – Green Globe Certification announced the appointment of SPA Balance as its preferred partner to the spa and wellness sector in Spain and Portugal. SPA Balance is a consultancy firm, offering specialist services to businesses within the spa, wellness, aesthetics, and other related sectors in this region.

Green Globe CEO, Mr. Guido Bauer said, “The spa and wellness sector is growing and has become an integral part of any holiday experience – from short breaks to extended stays. SPA Balance is well recognized within the industry in Spain and Portugal, and is also the representative organization for BISA (British International Spa Association).

“Green Globe Certification is very fortunate to have engaged the professional consulting services of SPA Balance founding director Ms. Sonal Uberoi. Her in-depth knowledge of this sector is a great asset to spas and related business, and we are pleased to acknowledge her graduation for the Green Globe University as an accredited auditor.”

Green Globe Certification is currently finalizing sustainability criteria specifically for the spa and wellness sector. This is in collaboration with BISA with additional technical expertise provided by SPA Balance.

SPA Balance founding director Ms. Sonal Uberoi said, “We live in a finite world with finite resources, and the spa and wellness sectors are no exception to this reality. Operating with cost savings and in a way favorable to our environment and community is in the best interest of everyone involved in these sectors. Ultimately those businesses will be rewarded for their leadership.

“SPA Balance is proud to pioneer sustainability practices specifically in the spa and wellness sectors in Spain and Portugal. Sustainability will help those in the sector run more efficient businesses while providing services with a lower footprint and less impact to our environment. I am confident that sustainability will be considered valuable by spa patrons.”


Green Globe Certification is the worldwide sustainability system based on internationally-accepted criteria for sustainable operation and management of travel and tourism businesses. Operating under a worldwide license, Green Globe Certification is based in California, USA, and is represented in over 83 countries. Green Globe is the only certification brand to be an affiliate member of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), is partly owned by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), and a member of the Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism (CAST) governing council. For information visit .


SPA Balance Consulting provides specialized know-how and experience in the set-up, management, and day-to-day operations of all types of spas, wellness centers, beauty and hair salons, beauty clinics, as well as other sectors related to the spa and wellness sectors. SPA Balance Consulting also represents the British International Spa Association (BISA) in Spain and Portugal, actively setting standards of quality and best practices in the spa industries within the mentioned markets.