Spa People in the News
Melissa Robinson named Aqaue
Sulis Spa Director
Vegas, Nevada The JW Marriott
Las Vegas Resort & Spa is pleased to announce the hiring of
Melissa J. Robinson as the new Spa Director at Aquae Sulis Spa.
Melissa is a hard worker whose dedication to the
industry coupled with her vast experience make her a perfect match for
our resort, says Jim Rose, General Manager. Her passion
for all things spa is fully evident to anyone who meets her and we are
excited to see the new directions she plans to take Aquae Sulis Spa
in the future.
In addition to its exotic and traditional treatments,
the spa currently boasts an extraordinary exercise menu, a state-of-the-art
fitness area, and a salon that embraces personal expression. Our
dedicated staff anticipates your every need and will surpass all your
expectations, says Robinson.
Beyond the particulars, Robinson sees the spa as a place
away from the ticking clock of modern day life: For me, a good
life comes in the discovery of true inner peace through laughter, reflection,
restoration, and wisdom. Thats what youll find at Aquae
Sulis. Its important to take time to breathe, enjoy your surroundings,
and remember to be young at heart.
Previously Director of Leisure Services at Harrahs
and The Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, Robinson created a private
line of spa products, improved on existing spa services, developed the
hotels new tattoo shop, and chaired the hotels Project HERO
volunteers, all while overseeing more than 90 employees. Prior to the
Flamingo, Robinson managed The Green House Spa in Newport Beach, California,
where she quickly rose through the ranks to become their spa expert,
setting up new company facilities around the country.
Beginning her training at Baylor College of Medicine,
Robinson received her nursing degree from Pacific Coast College. Today,
she lives in Las Vegas with her husband Bryan and five children
Casey, Kyle, Jacob, Jaymz, and Raven. In her spare time, Robinson runs
Ravens Heart Foundation, a non-profit support group for children
with heart disease that she founded in 2004 in honor of her daughter
who was born with a heart defect.
Inspired by the ancient Roman bathhouses, the Aquae Sulis
Spa at JW Marriott Las Vegas is a 40,000 square-foot spa with a full-service
salon and exercise facility. Reservations can be made by calling the
spa directly at (702) 869-7807.
The elegant 548-room JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort &Spa
offers guests a lush resort setting with Mediterranean architecture,
a luxurious spa, world-class golf and all the pampering services and
amenities that have become synonymous with the JW Marriott name. Located
in the master-planned community of Summerlin, the resort is just 20
minutes northwest of The Strip. JW MARRIOTT LAS VEGAS RESORT & SPA:
221 N. Rampart Blvd., Toll Free: 877-869-8777, www.jwlasvegasresort.com.