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Primavera Life's Ute Leube Wins Visionary Leadership Award

Primavera Life co-founder Ute Leube was named winner of the Visionary Leadership Award as part of Green Spa Network ’s (GSN) 2013 Sustainability Awards , which celebrated overall leadership in environmental management, green techniques, and sustainability in the spa industry. Leube has been recognized by the GSN for her work with Primavera Life , which produces certified natural, plant-based skincare for the brands Primavera and Amala . Awarded to the foremost leaders pushing the edge of innovation, Leube was among 12 winners, chosen from categories including Innovative New Green Product, Balanced Guru ; Green Building, Proximity Hotel ; Leadership in...

Golden Door GM Rachel Caldwell Wins National Award

ESCONDIDO, CA (January 4, 2011) – Legendary Southern California destination spa Golden Door is proud to announce that General Manager Rachel Caldwell has been named a Favorite Manager in the 2010 SpaFinder Readers’ Choice Awards. The award comes as Caldwell celebrates her 50 th year with Golden Door! From housekeeping to accounting, Caldwell has held positions in almost every department during her fifty-year tenure at the Golden Door spa. With her deep knowledge in every facet of spa life, Caldwell imparts invaluable knowledge on spa trends, operations and best practices along with the tenets of Golden Door founder Deborah Szekely’s...

AvantGard Spa in San Carlos Voted Favorite Day Spa in Prestigious SpaFinder Readers' Choice Awards

AvantGard Spa of San Carlos won a 2010 SpaFinder Readers’ Choice Award from SpaFinder, Inc., the global spa resource, on October 19. AvantGard received the award in the category of Favorite Day Spa, which recognized the top ten worldwide favorite day spas . Spa-goers cast a record number of votes in the eighth annual Awards, which are considered the most thorough and independent assessment of spas worldwide. “I’m thrilled to receive such as prestigious award, “exclaimed Blanca Caballero, founder and spa director of AvantGard. “Our entire team works hard to make sure every guest has a memorable spa experience, so...

Canyon Ranch in Tucson, Lenox and Hotel & Spa in Miami Beach All on 2010 List of Top Ten Destination Spas Voted on by Travel + Leisure Readers

Travel + Leisure has revealed its Top Ten Destination Spas (World's Best Awards 2010) and Canyon Ranch is thrilled to announce it has received this highly coveted accolade. Resort properties in Tucson and Lenox are once again joining the ranks, and Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa in Miami Beach is making its debut. The 'World's Best Awards' are voted on by the readers of Travel + Leisure to honor the top hotels, destinations, airlines, cruises, spas and transportation companies in the world. In the annual survey, destination spas were rated independently by Travel + Leisure readers in five categories: accommodations/ambiance,...

Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort And Spa, Kota Kinabalu Receives Condé Nast Travellers Readers' Award

Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa , Kota Kinabalu received the Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Award 2010 for being one of the “Top 20 Best Hotels in Asia and the Indian Subcontinent”. The hotel was also named one of the “Top 25 Spa Hotels and Resorts” and “Top 25 Leisure Hotels and Resorts” in the Best in Travel Poll 2010 by Smarttravelasia.com. The resort was placed sixth in the Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Award 2010 with an average index score of 86.71. The Readers Travel Awards questionnaire is based on criteria such as overall guest satisfaction with travel...

EarthBody Voted Best San Francisco DAY SPA 2010 by SF Weekly

Receiving the Best Day Spa in San Francisco is no small feat considering there are over 100 spa's in the city alone. From lush hotels spas, to mid sized massage studio's, EarthBody, an intimate three treatment room eco healing center, wins this years Best Day Spa of 2010. EarthBody opened its doors just this past August on Laguna Street in Hayes Valley. One of the only sustainable and eco conscious healing spa’s in San Francisco, EarthBody began as the private practice of owner and healer Denmo Ibrahim. In 2006, when Denmo began her practice she had a small following of...

ISPA To Recognize Deborah Szekely as a Visionary Leader During 20th Anniversary Celebration

The International SPA Association is pleased to announce Deborah Szekely, founder and creative director of Rancho La Puerta Fitness Resort Spa and the Golden Door as the recipient of the 2010 International SPA Association Visionary Award. Szekely, known as the founding 'godmother' of the mind, body and fitness movement, will be honored during the 2010 ISPA Conference & Expo, Nov. 15-18 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in the Washington, D.C. area. This award is especially significant since the association is celebrating its 20th anniversary at the Conference. 'Deborah Szekely is a true visionary leader who pioneered the...

Miramonte Resort & Spa Named No. 1 Resort Spa in North America by the Readers of Conde Nast Traveler Magazine

Conde Nast Traveler magazine ranks THE WELL Spa at Miramonte Resort & Spa in Palm Springs, the No 1 Resort Spa in North America. The Spa received an overall 96.1 rating out of 100 with 'staff' being noted as its strongest asset. The readers of Conde Nast Traveler ( http://www.concierge.com/cntraveler/articles/502470 )magazine have spoken and THE WELL Spa ( http://www.concierge.com/cntraveler/articles/502470 ) at Miramonte Resort & Spa ( http://www.miramonteresort.com/ ) was named the No. 1 Resort Spa in North America by the benevolent travel publication in its annual Spa Poll. To commemorate this special award, THE WELL is offering a complimentary facial...

Julie Garrow Awarded Distinguished Industry Leader

Julie Garrow, managing director of Intelligent Spas, was nominated by industry peers as “Distinguished Industry Leader” in The Crystal Awards® Asia Pacific 2009. This category acknowledges and rewards an individual who has made a positive contribution to the spa industry and is based on the following criteria. · Stands for excellence and quality in all that she does. · Represents the industry and leads with integrity and passion. · Inspires others to participate in raising industry standards. · Shares information and knowledge freely. · Values and appreciates other viewpoints and aims for industry cooperation. · Instigates positive change via their...

2009 Professional's Choice Awards from American Spa Magazine

American Spa announces the 5th Professional's Choice Awards, the results of the magazine's 2009 readers' votes for the favored spas, brands, equipment, properties, and professionals. The winners in each category are as follows: Favorite Destination Spa: Rancho La Puerta (Tecate, Mexico) Favorite Spa Treatment Menu: Mayflower Inn & Spa (Washington, CT) Favorite Resort Spa: Spa Montage at Montage Laguna Beach (CA) Favorite Multiple Location Spa: The Ritz-Carlton Spas Favorite New U.S. Spa: Eau Spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach (FL) Favorite New International Spa: The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Firenze (Florence, Italy) Favorite New City Spa: Caudalíe Vinotherapie Spa...

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