Six Hyatt spas win awards

4th Oct 2006

Six Hyatt properties have been honored by Travel +Leisure’s 11th annual World’s Best Spa poll. This esteemed accolade, given by the readers of Travel + Leisure, is a true mark of excellence in the industry.

Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa, Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa, Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort & Spa, Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa, Park Hyatt Toronto and I.Sawan Residential Spa& Club at Grand Hyatt Erawan, Bangkok were the propoer

“This is a tremendous accomplishment for each property and the recentlydeveloped HyattPure brand,” said Gordon Terata, assistant vice president ofspa operations for Hyatt Hotels Corporation. “Each of our properties holdstrue to the HyattPure Promise, which serves as a guarantee that ourfacilities around the world offer an extensive array of treatment therapiesthat leverage both age-old and modern techniques, and are deeply rooted inthe local culture.”

Hyatt Resorts’ three Hawaiian properties ranked in the Top 10 Hotel Spas inHawaii with Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa ranked third, Hyatt Regency MauiResort & Spa ranked fifth and Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort & Spa rankedtenth. Hyatt had more properties on the top 10 Hawaiian spas list than anyother hotel chain. All three resorts offer distinctive treatments rooted inthe Hawaiian culture including the Kaanapali Salt Glow offered at Spa Moanaat the Hyatt Regency Maui and the lomi-lomi massage offered at the NaHo’ola Spa at Hyatt Regency Waikiki. To further enhance the guestexperience the ANARA spa at the Grand Hyatt Kauai will complete renovationsin early 2007.

Tamaya Mist at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa, located in Santa AnaPueblo, was the only property in the state of New Mexico to make the top 25hotel spas in the U.S. This unique spa offers a calming and rejuvenatingmenu of services based in the traditions of the Tamayame, including AncientDrumming where guests are massaged with mud and chilis from a localmountain and the therapist drums to help alleviate stress.


Park Hyatt Toronto was honored as one of the top five hotel spas in thisyear’s poll. In conjunction with Travel + Leisure, the spa will offer aspecial for readers entitling them to a complimentary Stillwater Relax Kit—a stress-relief scalp treatment, aromatherapy candle, bath salts, bodycream, and relaxation tips—for magazine readers who book a 60-minuteStillwater Do Cho Massage during the month of October.

I.Sawan Residential Spa & Club at the Grand Hyatt Erawan, Bangkok was namedto the Ten to Watch list. I.Sawan brings to life the unique residential spaphilosophy, pioneered by Hyatt International, where guestrooms double asspa suites, thus eliminating the need for guests to move from room to roombetween treatments while providing an unparalleled level of privacy. Theproperties named to this list are new properties chosen by the editors ofthe magazine that they expect to see on the list in the future.

Travel + Leisure magazine’s annual World’s Best Spa readers’ poll appearsin the October issue of the magazine and is currently on newsstands. Inorder to be eligible for the World’s Best Awards, spas must receive notonly high marks but also a minimum number of reader evaluations.



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