Monica Barter has been appointed Corporate Director of Wellness at Capella Hotel Group in Singapore
With wellness becoming a key priority for travelers in this post-pandemic era, Capella Hotel Group is dedicated to enhancing its wellness offerings at Auriga Wellness and Flow with the appointment of Monica Barter as Director of well-being. Barter brings extensive experience in the field of luxury wellness and will play a key role in achieving the group’s uncompromising goal of achieving global recognition in the field of wellness travel.
Prior to her appointment to Capella Hotel Group, Barter forged a long and distinguished 18-year career as Director of Global Spa Operations at COMO Shambhala. During his tenure, Barter has developed the wellness and sustainable lifestyle brand of COMO Hotels and Resorts since its inception. Barter also had a brief education career with the Singapore Ministry of Education, specializing in Physical Education, English and Literature. She continued her studies in Health and Sport Science and Sustainable Leisure Management at Loughborough University in the UK, before joining COMO.
At Capella Hotel Group, Barter will champion the development of the Auriga Wellness and Flow brand. As such, Barter will elevate the two award-winning wellness concepts with transformational new experiences that go beyond a traditional hotel or resort spa. These include creating wellness experiences and environments that empower people to refresh and rebalance the connection between mind, body, and spirit. Barter will also support the Technical Services team with ongoing projects and facilitate essential planning for future wellness spaces, including Capella Hotels and Resorts’ first luxury wellness resort in South Korea, Capella Yang Yang. .
As an individual, Barter surrounds himself with anyone who shares a genuine passion for what they do and believes that the definition of success is not about money or power, but a sense of peace. Barter is also the founder of The Wellness Potential, a Singapore-based hospitality and wellness consultancy, with a base in Bali, Indonesia.