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The spa industry is one of the important pillars of Singapore’s health and wellness sector. Singapore spa industry’s worth is more than S$100 million a year. One of the major reasons for the boost in the spa industry in Singapore is the rapidly growing tourism sector in the country. After all, all of us love to rejuvenate and comfort ourselves with the luxurious treatments.
It is one of the most promising business ideas that is flourishing in the Singapore market at the moment. If you want to enter this industry, here are a few things to know before starting a spa in Singapore.
If you are willing to offer massage services, foot-reflexology services, manicure treatments, spa baths or other similar treatments at an establishment then according to the Massage Establishment Act, you are required to obtain a Massage Establishment (ME) License. There are two categories of ME Licenses viz, Category I and Category II. Category I Licenses have more advantages than the Category II Licenses. Some of the benefits of Category I licenses are unrestricted operating hours, serve alcohol, admit customers irrespective of age, etc.
The layout of the premises must comply with the guidelines laid down. They are as follows;
Spa owners have the authority to hire local and foreign talent. The work involves foot-reflexologists, masseuses or therapists. IMC Group provides visa services in Singapore to hire employees. Before commencing the work, the foreigners must obtain Singapore work permit. Moreover, to employ staff to work in the spa, approval of the Licensing Officer is required.
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