September 11, 2006 08:30 AM Eastern Time
Steiner Leisure Announces Renewal of Agreement with Silversea Cruises, Ltd.
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NASSAU, The Bahamas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Steiner Leisure (NASDAQ:STNR)has renewed its agreement with Silversea Cruises, Ltd. for a further three-year term through August 2009. The new agreement enables Steiner Leisure to continue its relationship to be the exclusive provider of unique spa and massage services, hairdressing and beauty treatments, and fitness programs on the existing Silversea's fleet of four cruise ships.
Leonard I. Fluxman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Steiner Leisure Limited, commented, "We are very excited to continue our strong, mutually successful relationship with Silversea Cruises. We are proud to maintain our association with the quality, traditions and excellence of this well respected brand."
"We're very excited about our new agreement with Steiner Leisure to continue the operation of our award-winning spa," said Albert Peter, Silversea's Chief Executive Officer. "The relationship allows us to combine the beauty of cruising the world's oceans and the relaxing atmosphere of our yachtlike ships with time-honored and unique spa treatments to offer our guests a total sense of renewal through a very special and memorable spa experience. Silversea and Steiner share the philosophy that beautiful surroundings and a serene ambiance go hand-in-hand in creating an experience that is conducive to good health and total well-being."
Added Peter, "With the recent launch of our new "Wellness Program" that integrates exercise classes, fitness activities, spa therapies and healthy dining options, Silversea and Steiner can ensure that our guests have an opportunity for a complete rejuvenation of mind, body and soul while on board."
Steiner Leisure Limited is a worldwide provider of spa services. The Company's operations include spas and salons on 125 cruise ships, and in 57 resort spas and two luxury day spas. Our cruise line and land-based resort customers include Carnival Cruise Lines, Caesars Entertainment, Celebrity Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Cunard/Seabourn Cruise Lines, Hilton Hotels, Holland America Line, Kerzner International, Marriott Hotels, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean Cruises and Silversea Cruises. Our Elemis Limited subsidiary manufactures its Elemis(R) brand products for use in our cruise ship and land-based spas. This top quality European line of beauty products is also distributed worldwide to exclusive hotels, salons, health clubs and destination spas. Elemis(R), as well as other Steiner products, including La Therapie(R), Ionithermie, and Steiner Hair Care, are available at http://www.timetospa.com.
Steiner Leisure owns and operates four post secondary schools (comprised of a total of 14 campuses) located in Miami, Orlando, Pompano Beach and Sarasota, Florida; Baltimore, Maryland; Charlottesville, Virginia; York, Pennsylvania; Salt Lake City and Lindon, Utah; Las Vegas, Nevada; Tempe and Phoenix, Arizona; and Westminster and Aurora, Colorado. Offering degree and non-degree programs in massage therapy and, in some cases, skin care, these schools train and qualify spa professionals for health and beauty positions within the Steiner family of companies or other industry entities.