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Gary Henkin

Rockville, Maryland

WTS International specializes in providing both design consultancy and management services for spas, fitness/wellness centers and leisure facilities throughout the world.

Key Consulting Services

  • Feasibility/Needs Analysis Studies
  • Concept and Brand Development
  • Planning and Design Consultancy
  • Pre-opening Services/Transition Services
  • Daily Management (or Operational Consulting)


WTS International is the world’s premier spa, fitness and leisure consulting and management firm. WTS provides feasibility studies, design services and daily management. Prior to the opening of a spa, fitness/wellness or leisure facility we can provide a needs analysis study, brand and conceptual planning and complete design consulting services. As a full-service consultant and operator, WTS also provide creative menu development, staff selection and training, retail product selection, and quality Standard Operating Procedures. Once the facility is ready to open, WTS provides day-to-day management services which includes the selection and training of qualified staff.


As President and Founder of WTS International, Gary Henkin has over 40 years of experience in the planning, design and management of health clubs, spas and fitness facilities of all types. He has also coordinated and developed numerous needs assessment studies for prospective spa and/or health club properties. WTS International has grown during the past three decades to become one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing fitness and spa consulting and operating firms. At present, the firm has approximately 2,000 employees worldwide and provides its services to hotels, resorts, luxury residential properties, exclusive golf and country clubs, day spas and real estate developments throughout the United States and overseas.

Professional & Other

A frequent speaker at industry and real estate conventions, Gary Henkin has also published numerous articles related to spa design, health club design and fitness and spa management in such publications as Real Estate Today, Hotel Business, Club Management, Club Business Magazine, Real Estate Forum, Resort Management Magazine, Club Director and Boardroom. His speaking engagements include addresses to the attendees at B.O.M.A. (Building Owners and Managers Association), I.H.R.S.A. (International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association) and Club Managers Association of America national conventions. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Maryland in 1966. Presently, Gary resides in Maryland with his wife and is active in a number of Washington, D.C. charitable foundations.

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