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Palms Hotel & Spa Selects Kate Brown as Spa Director
Beach, FL (October 30, 2009) The Palms Hotel & Spa announces the appointment
of Kate Brown as the new Spa Director for The Palms Spa, Avedas only luxury
beach spa in Florida. The Palms Spa - AVEDA is designed to awaken the senses and
bring balance back to body, mind and soul, with signature treatments inspired
by the hotels serene botanical atmosphere.
As Spa Director,
Brown will be in charge of daily operations, managing finances and profitability
and marketing for the spa. She will also be responsible for maintaining the highest
level of customer service and a quality work environment, while subscribing to
Avedas brand mission "to care for the world we live in" by offering
extraordinary treatments and services in an environment where beauty works in
harmony with "the greater web of life and with nature.
who has more than 19 years experience in the luxury guest service, fitness, hospitality
& spa industries, most recently served as Executive Spa Director for ESPA
at Acqualina Resort and Spa on the Beach, where she received Travel & Leisures
Worlds Best Award in 2008. Additional experiences include Spa Manager and
Experience Coordinator at Williow Stream Spa at The Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort
and Club, as well as Director of Operations for Browns Brothers, Inc in Palm Beach.
Kate is a seasoned professional who has demonstrated
her exceptional ability to lead in the luxury beach spa industry, said Katja
Janzon, Vice President at The Palms Hotel & Spa. It didnt take
long for us to recognize that she would serve as an asset to our team and help
take things to the next level; and so we welcome her.
The Palms Spa AVEDA
The Palms Spa is dedicated to
nurturing guests with highly personalized experiences and rituals influenced by
ancient Ayurvedic holistic philosophy and enhanced with high performance, natural
and botanically derived products in a tranquil atmosphere inspired by nature.
Situated in the hotels lower lobby, the 5,000-square foot facility features
a series of multi-purpose rooms including a couples suite with experience
snail shower, an indoor/outdoor relaxation area with steam room, poolside treatment
cabanas, a beauty salon, an Aveda retail area and a fitness room. The Palms Spa
is open 7 days per week from 9:00am to 9:00pm. For more information and appointments,
please call 305.908.5460.
Palms Hotel & Spa
Just minutes from the heart of South
Beach, The Palms Hotel & Spa combines genuine service, laid-back sophistication,
and oceanfront serenity into a destination where complete wellness and environmental
awareness are at the center of each experience. Privately owned and managed by
The Krause family, who also own the boutique-style Circa 39 Hotel and restored
Miami Beachs landmark National Hotel, The Palms recently completed an extensive
renovation of its public spaces, including the addition of a luxury Aveda spa,
a new signature natural gourmet restaurant and lounge, Essensia, enhanced pool
and garden facilities and renovated meeting and event facilities. Included in
this impressive $20 million dollar enhancement project is the upgrade of the hotels
251 guest rooms, which are scheduled to be completed by the end of 2009. With
lush gardens and a tranquil pool area, The Palms sits on its own stretch of beach
just 12 miles from Miami International Airport and is also a member of Summit
Hotels & Resorts, a collection of the finest independent luxury hotels and
resorts around the world. For reservations or further information, please call
800.550.0505 or visit www.thepalmshotel.com.