FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Ritz-Carlton Spa Brings Home Top Honors Again
NEW ORLEANS, La. - November 8, 2011 -Today in Las Vegas, Spa Director Daisye Suduran will accept the ‘Best Resort/Hotel Spa, Southeast and Mid-Atlantic' award on behalf of The Ritz-Carlton Spa, New Orleans as part of Spa Magazine's 5th annual Silver Sage reader's choice awards (http://www.spamagazine.com/readerschoice2011). This shines a spotlight on New Orleans and comes on the heels of the recent Travel + Leisure nod as the #1 Hotel Spa in the U.S. and Canada (July 2011).
Suduran said, "I'm humbled to accept this award on behalf of the ladies and gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton Spa, New Orleans and I'm grateful to our locals and visitors. This is a reader's choice award, so we appreciate the support and consider this a win for New Orleans."
Best Resort/Hotel Spa, Southeast & Mid-Atlantic
Winner: The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans, The Ritz-Carlton Spa New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
The Cloister at Sea Island, The Cloister Spa, Sea Island, GA
The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa, The Spa at The Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC
The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation, The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation Spa, Greensboro, GA
Williamsburg Inn, The Spa of Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA
Note: Silver Sage winners were chosen in 14 themed categories (like Most Affordable Spa and Best Cruise Line Spa) and 16 destination categories, covering 9 domestic regions and 7 international ones.
The 22,000 square foot facility is open seven days a week and has been touted as a destination spa since it first opened in 2000. It features nearly one hundred services, twenty-two treatment rooms, a full-service salon, spa café, retail store, fitness center and it is open seven days a week. Other spa accolades include: Travel + Leisure Magazine- #1 Hotel Spa in the U.S. and Canada, Self Magazine- Top Twenty Spa Getaways, SpaFinder Magazine- Top Urban Hotel Spa, Celebrated Living Magazine- Top Ten Platinum List of Spas, Elle Magazine- Top Ten Spas in the United States and numerous local awards.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 77 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, an award that originated in 1987. Its purpose is to promote the awareness of quality excellence, recognize quality achievements of companies and publicize successful quality strategies. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company won the award in 1992 and 1999. For more information, or reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.S. 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company web site at http://www.ritzcarlton.com/. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR).
Spa Website: http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/NewOrleans/Spa/Default.htm
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