World Spa & Wellness Awards and Professional Beauty Awards 2013 Employer of the Year shortlists announced

 

Following a comprehensive judging process, the official shortlists for the  World Spa & Wellness Awards and Professional Beauty Awards 2013 Employer of the Year have now been finalised.

Day Spa of the Year − Europe

·      Escape Spa & Vanilla Browns, Limerick, Ireland

·      Urban Spa, Santander, Spain

·      Victoria Spa, Sofia, Bulgaria

Hotel Spa of the Year – Europe

·      Monastero Santa Rosa Spa, Salerno, Italy

·      Spa La Reserve Ramatuelle, Ramatuelle, France

·     The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Barcelona, Spain

·     Vichy Thermal Spa Les Célestins, France

·     The Caudalie Vinothérapie® Spa at The Yeatman, Porto, Portugal 

Destination Spa of the Year − Europe

·      Ayurveda Parkschlosschen Bad Wildstein, Traben-Trarbach, Germany

·      Lefay Resort & Spa Lago di Garda, Gargnano, Italy

·      Sha Wellness Clinic, Alicante, Spain

Hotel Spa of the Year – Asia & Australasia

·      Espa at Phulay Bay Resort, Krabi, Thailand

·      One & Only Spa by Espa, Reethi Rah, the Maldives

·      The Oriental Spa at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

·      The Peninsula Spa at The Peninsula Hong Kong

Destination Spa of the Year – Asia & Australasia

·      Bidadari Beauty Sanctuary, Ubud, Bali?

·      Chiva-Som International Health Resort, Hua Hin, Thailand

·      Como Shambhala Estate, Gianya, Bali?

·      Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa Resort, Koh Samui, Thailand

Hotel Spa of the Year – North & South America

·      Spa Montage Laguna Beach, California, USA

·      The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Boston, USA?The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Miami, USA

Destination Spa of the Year – North & South America

·      Banyan Tree Spa Mayakoba, Mayakoba, Mexico

·      Lapinha Spa, Lapa, Brazil

·      Sante Spa Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Hotel Spa of the Year – Middle East

·      Anantara Spa at Qasr Al Sarab, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

·      Atarmia Spa at Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

·      Shuiqi Spa and Fitness at Atlantis the Palm, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Destination Spa of the Year – Middle East

·      Banyan Tree Al Wadi, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

·      Six Senses Zighy Bay, Musandam Peninsula, Oman

·      Talise Spa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Spa of the Year – Africa?

·      Angsana Spa Vineyard Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa

·      One & Only Spa Cape Town, South Africa

·      Pezula Spa & Gym, Knysna, South Africa

·      The Spa at The Oyster Box, Durban, South Africa

Along with the World Spa & Wellness Awards finalists, the 2013 shortlists for the Professional Beauty Employer of the Year awards have been revealed.

Split into two categories, 20 Employees or Fewer, and 21 Employees or More, 2013’s finalists are:

 20 Employees or Fewer:

•                City Retreat, Newcastle upon Tyne

•                Delphi Mountain Resort Spa, Connemara

•                Finishing Touch Clinic, County Durham

•                Revival Retreat, Glasgow

21 Employees or More:

•                Hand Picked Hotels, Sevenoaks

•                Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa, Chippenham

•                Skin Health Spa, Cheshire

The shortlist for the remaining awards categories can be found here.

All finalists will now be visited by an announced awards visitor and also by a mystery shopper. Both visitors will report back to the judging panel, who will make the final decision.

All the winners will be revealed at a black-tie awards ceremony at the London Hilton on Park Lane on February 24, 2013.

Table bookings and individual bookings for the awards night are now open online for the awards night. To book click here.