NASSAU, The Bahamas, Dec 3, 2008 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — Steiner Leisure Limited today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Celebrity Cruises under which Steiner will be the exclusive provider of all massage, acupuncture, hairdressing, beauty and fitness services on all of Celebrity’s new “Solstice” class ships during the agreement term, through December 31, 2013. That agreement also extends the terms of Steiner’s current agreements to provide these spa services on the other ships of Celebrity, including the Azamara brand, through December 31, 2013.
Leonard Fluxman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Steiner Leisure, said, “We are extremely excited to continue to develop our mutually rewarding relationship with the highly respected Celebrity brand. The “Solstice” class vessels offer an unprecedented level of luxury and innovation, and we are honored to have this opportunity to supplement the amenities offered to Celebrity guests with our own extensive menu of indulgent treatments and products.”
Steiner Leisure Limited is a worldwide provider of spa services. The Company’s operations include spas and salons on 132 cruise ships, and in 48 resort spas and two luxury day spas. Our cruise line and land-based resort customers include Carnival Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Harrah’s Entertainment, Hilton Hotels, Holland America Line, Kerzner International, Marriott Hotels, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean Cruises and Seabourn Cruise Lines. Our Elemis Limited subsidiary manufactures its Elemis(r) brand products for use in our cruise ship and land-based spas. This top quality European line of beauty products is also distributed worldwide to exclusive hotels, salons, health clubs, department stores and destination spas. Elemis, as well as other Steiner products, including La Therapie(r), Ionithermie, and Steiner Hair Care, are available at www.timetospa.com.
Steiner Leisure owns and operates five post secondary schools (comprised of a total of 17 campuses) located in Miami, Orlando, Pompano Beach and Sarasota, Florida; Baltimore, Maryland; Charlottesville, Virginia; York, Pennsylvania; Salt Lake City and Lindon, Utah; Las Vegas, Nevada; Tempe and Phoenix, Arizona; Westminster and Aurora, Colorado; and Groton, Newington and Westport, Connecticut. Offering degree and non-degree programs in massage therapy and, in some cases, skin care, these schools train and qualify spa professionals for health and beauty positions within the Steiner family of companies or other industry entities.
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SOURCE: Steiner Leisure Limited