The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota recently welcomed Veljko Savic as director of its award-winning spa. With more than a decade of experience in spas across the world, Savic brings a background in physiotherapy to his new position in which he is responsible for all operations of the spa and beauty salon, as well as the retail shops at the spa and hotel. “Veljko’s experience and passion for the spa industry as well as his creative approach to his work make him an excellent choice for spa director,” says Phil Labreque, The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota Club general manager. “He brings with him many new ideas for innovative treatments. We are certain that our guests and the greater Sarasota community will be pleased with the spa under Veljko’s direction.” Savic comes to The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota from the Four Seasons Resort Lana’i (Hawaii), where he served as spa director. In addition to managing overall operations of the spa, Savic introduced a new spa menu, designed and executed yoga retreats, and led the redesign and refurnishing of the spa. Additionally, he is a member of the International Spa Association, and has been instrumental in his spas receiving several awards including the 2012 Conde Nast Readers’ Choice Award and the 2009 Best Signature Treatment Spa Asia Award.
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