NASSAU, The Bahamas, Oct 6, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — Steiner Leisure Limited STNR +0.05% has announced it has entered into new agreements with each of Cunard Line and P&O Cruises, providing that Steiner will continue to serve Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria luxury ocean liners until November 2013 and P&O’s fleet, including P&O’s newest ship, Azura, until April 2014.
Under both agreements, Steiner will continue its exclusive operation of spa, salon and fitness centers and provision of related signature services and will also expand its offerings to include certain medi-spa services.
Leonard Fluxman, president and chief executive officer of Steiner Leisure, said, “Sharing in the rich British heritage from which Steiner Leisure itself has evolved, each of Cunard and P&O embodies many unique aspects of cruising, offering quality, comfort and innovation. On the famously elegant Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria, we are honored to continue enriching the luxurious experience of Cunard’s guests with our indulgent therapies. With P&O’s unique fleet, catering to the diverse needs of every type of holiday traveler, we have the pleasure of offering our wide range of services, varied enough to suit the fancy of any P&O guest. We look forward to helping create the most memorable vacation experiences for our Cunard and P&O clients by welcoming them to enjoy the rejuvenating and relaxing offerings of our beautiful facilities and our award-winning services.”
Steiner Leisure Limited is a worldwide provider of spa services. The company’s operations include shipboard and land-based spas and salons. We provide our services on 155 cruise ships and at 69 land-based spas. Our land-based spas include resort spas, urban hotel spas and day spas and are operated under our Elemis(R), Mandara(R), Chavana(R), Bliss(R) and Remede(R) brands. In addition, a total of 28 resort and hotel spas are operated under our brands by third parties pursuant to license agreements with the Company. Our cruise line and land-based resort customers include Azamara Club Cruises, Caesar’s Entertainment, Carnival Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Cunard Cruise Line, Hilton Hotels, Holland America Line, InterContinental Hotels and Resorts, Kerzner International, Loews Hotels, Marriott Hotels, Nikko Hotels, Norwegian Cruise Line, P&O Cruises, Planet Hollywood, Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Seabourn Cruise Lines, Silversea Cruises, Sofitel Luxury Hotels, St. Regis Hotels, Thomson Cruises, W Hotels and Resorts, Westin Hotels and Resorts and Windstar Cruises. Our award-winning Elemis, Bliss and Remede brands are used and sold in our cruise ship and/or land-based spas and are also distributed worldwide to exclusive hotels, salons, health clubs, department stores and destination spas. Our products are also available at www.timetospa.com and www.blissworld.com.
Steiner Leisure also owns and operates five post secondary schools (comprised of a total of 18 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; Groton, Newington and Westport, Connecticut and Dallas, Texas. Offering 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.