Steiner Leisure Limited Announces New Agreement With Royal Caribbean
NASSAU, The Bahamas, June 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Steiner Leisure Limited
(Nasdaq:STNR) today announced that it has entered into a new agreement with
Royal Caribbean International that extends the term of its original agreement
through December 2017. Under this agreement, Steiner will continue in its
longstanding role as the exclusive provider of spas, salons and fitness
centers and related beauty, wellness and medi-spa services and products on
Royal Caribbean vessels currently sailing, as well as the Quantum of the Seas
and Anthem of the Seas, scheduled to enter service in 2014 and 2015,
Leonard Fluxman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Steiner Leisure,
said, "For many years, we have enjoyed offering Royal Caribbean's guests our
growing variety of healthful options for decompressing, revitalizing and
luxuriating. With the highly anticipated debut of the Quantum of the Seas, we
are very excited to be a part of the "environment of firsts" that promises to
revolutionize the cruising experience. Among these firsts is Vitality Powered
by Technogym®, our first fitness center on board Royal Caribbean to feature
the modern professional equipment from this industry leader. Our beautiful,
two-level, state-of-the-art Vitality^SM at Sea Spa & Fitness Center will also
offer two private fitness consultation rooms and a dedicated Flywheel™ indoor
cycling studio, as well as our Smile Spa, barber shop, Thermal Suite, and
relaxation lounge. As always, guests will have the opportunity to choose from
a comprehensive array of Elemis® face and body therapies, Bliss® treatments,
and medi-spa services, performed in one of our 19 serene treatment rooms.We
look forward to being a memorable part of the vacation experience of Royal
Caribbean travellers, and continuing our collaboration with this conceptually
and stylistically innovative brand."
Steiner Leisure Limited is a worldwide provider and innovator in the fields of
beauty, wellness and education.We are dedicated to maintaining the highest
quality standards and continually evolving to include and anticipate new
developments within our industry.We aim to maintain and expand our existing
diverse portfolio of services, products and brands, as well as to seek out new
opportunities to complement our business.
Our services include traditional and alternative massage, body and skin
treatment options, fitness, acupuncture, herbal medicine, medi-spa treatments
and laser hair removal.We are committed to providing our customers with a
wide-ranging assortment of beauty products, including premium quality options
developed by us under our own brands, as well as those purchased from third
Our distribution channels include our shipboard and land-based spas and
salons, destination spas, health clubs, department stores and third party
retail outlets and distributors.We also sell our products on certain British
Airways flights, on QVC, by catalog, and online through our websites,
including www.timetospa.comand www.blissworld.com.
Our post-secondary schools offer programs in massage therapy and skin care,
among others, and, along with our recruiting and training operations, prepare
spa professionals for careers in the health and wellness industry, including
within the Steiner family of companies.
Our cruise line operations are conducted in spas onboard 159 ships, including
Azamara Club Cruises, Carnival Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruises, Crystal
Cruises, Cunard Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Norwegian Cruise Line, P&O
Cruises, Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Seabourn Cruise Lines,
Silversea Cruises, Thomson Cruises and Windstar Cruises.
Our land-based spa operations are carried out under our Elemis®, Mandara®,
Chavana®, Bliss® and Remède® brands and take place in 66 locations, including
resort spas, urban hotel spas and day spas.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 land-based customers include Caesar's
Entertainment, Hilton Hotels, Kerzner International, Loews Hotels, Marriott
Hotels, Nikko Hotels, Planet Hollywood, Sofitel Luxury Hotels, St. Regis
Hotels, W Hotels and Resorts and Westin Hotels and Resorts.
Our Ideal Image customized laser hair removal services are provided by highly
trained, experienced practitioners through a nationwide network of 107
treatment centers (17 of which are operated by franchisees) across 29 states.
We develop and sell a variety of high quality beauty products under our
Elemis, LaThérapie™, Bliss, Remède, Laboratoire Remède® and Jou® brands.
Our schools operations consist of 12 post-secondary schools (comprised of a
total of 31 campuses) located in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe and Tucson,
Arizona; Westminster and Aurora, Colorado; Groton, Newington and Westport,
Connecticut; Miami, Orlando, Pompano Beach, Sarasota and Tampa/St. Pete,
Florida; Chicago, Crystal Lake and Woodridge, Illinois; Baltimore, Maryland;
Boston, Massachusetts; Las Vegas, Nevada; Hoboken and Wall, New Jersey; King
of Prussia and York, Pennsylvania; Dallas and Houston, Texas; Salt Lake City
and Lindon, Utah; Charlottesville, Virginia; and Federal Way and Seattle,
Washington. 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 industry, including our own operations.
As part of our employee recruitment operations for our shipboard spas, we
provide education to our shipboard employees through our rigorous training
programs, at our primary training facilities near London, England or one of
our satellite training centers in South Africa and the Philippines.These
employees are sourced primarily from the British Isles, Australia, South
Africa, Southeast Asia, Canada, the Caribbean and continental Europe.
CONTACT: Leonard I. Fluxman,
President and Chief Executive Officer
(305) 358-9002, ext. 215
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