New Era of In-Room Spa Services at St. Regis Hotels & Resorts

19th Jun 2003

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts` new menu of in-room spa treatments, enables guests to stay in the seclusion of their room to relieve the stress and fatigue resulting from the complexity of travel today. Specifically intended for the harried traveller, the menu includes eight treatments designed to relax and restore inner balance, such as The Time Zone Equalizer, The After-Party Detox, Eye Zone Treatment and Massage, and The Aroma Journey/Balance Your Senses.

“Spending a considerable amount of time on planes and in airports, I personally understand the critical need for regaining balance and energy after travelling,” said Atef Mankarios, CEO of St. Regis Hotels & Resorts. “Hotels need to constantly adapt to the changing environment. Today more than ever before, guests look to us as true caretakers, and we need to offer new ways to make their trip less stressful and more comfortable.”

To simplify the experience, the same menu and prices are offered at all St. Regis properties in North America. Guests can choose from eight spa therapies that incorporate all the senses, and turn the guest room into a serene and calming environment. Highlights of the in-room spa menu include:
Time Zone Equalizer - When body and mind are in different time zones, this body and scalp massage with reflexology utilises a blend of citrus and lavender oils to refresh and revitalise, assists in circulation and banishes the effects of jet lag. Followed by a bath prepared with a combination of herbs salts to detoxify and hydrate stressed skin. A CD of relaxing music plays during the massage and is left as a gift, as well as a bottle of water infused with vitamins and minerals.

Eye Zone Treatment/Massage - Massage with special attention to the eye area and temples and a rejuvenating scalp massage. A cooling eye pillow pack is utilised during the massage and a lavender blend is infused into the massage oil to relieve headaches and tension. A warm paraffin pack is applied to the neck area for additional tension relief. The gel pillow pack for the eyes and relaxing CD are left behind as a gift.

Aroma Journey/Balance Your Senses Massage - The guest`s choice of four signature aromatherapy blends is used during the massage. A sample of the massage oil and a chosen blend are left behind to add to a bath or use as body moisturiser. Guest can also choose from a selection of sensory balancing music. The CD selected is left behind as a gift along with a bottle of water infused with minerals and vitamins.


The After-Party Detox - A de-stressing relaxing bath ritual with Rosemary Herbal Lave Bath. A Moor Mud Face Mask is deep cleansing while guests soak in calming Anti-Stress Oil surrounded by the scent of the aromatic travel candle. A cool Neroli Body and Face Spritz brings rehydration and renewal.

The menu also features: Feet First, a cooling summer foot treatment with Eucalyptus; Candlelight & Roses, a romantic Interlude, transforms the bath into a private sensuous enclave; Heads Up, Calm Down, a soothing shoulder, neck and scalp massage; and a Stress Relief/Relaxation Massage, assists circulation and ensures a restful slumber.

There are 11 St. Regis hotels currently in operation, all named for the 1904 Beaux Arts landmark hotel in New York City, which was built by Colonel John Jacob Astor. The legendary flagship is consistently ranked as one of the worlds finest. There also are St. Regis hotels in London, Los Angeles, Aspen, Shanghai, Beijing, Houston, Rome, Washington, D.C., and Dana Point, California. Another new St. Regis hotel is currently under development in San Francisco. The St. Regis brand is the first new luxury hotel brand in nearly 20 years.



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