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November 30, 2007 08:00 AM Eastern Time

Steiner Leisure Limited Announces Agreement to Operate a New Luxury Spa at Starwood Luxury Collection – Grand Mauritian Resort and Spa

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NASSAU, The Bahamas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Steiner Leisure Limited (NASDAQ:STNR) today announced that its luxury resort spa division, Mandara Spa, has entered into an agreement with Starwood Hotels and Resorts Luxury Collection to operate a luxury spa at the new Grand Mauritian Resort and Spa being built in Mauritius, a tropical island nation off the east coast of Africa. The term of the agreement is ten years.

The resort is anticipated to open in the first quarter of 2008.

The elegant facility of approximately 10,000 square feet is located on the beautiful northwest coast of Mauritius in Balaclava on Turtle Bay. The resort will be comprised of 193 rooms and the spa will include a total of 12 treatment rooms and suites, all featuring private gardens. Additional features of the spa include men's and women's changing lounges, Razul showers, baths, aroma steam rooms, a relaxation lounge, spa gardens, a fitness center, a yoga/Pilates studio, a hair and nail salon and a spa boutique. Five of the guest suites in the hotel will feature private spa areas with "spa butlers."

Leonard Fluxman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Steiner Leisure, said, "We are thrilled to introduce our line of premier spa services into yet another part of the world and we look forward to continuing our strong relationship with the highly respected Starwood Hotels group."

Steiner Leisure Limited is a worldwide provider of spa services. The Company's operations include spas and salons on 132 cruise ships, and in 52 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 and Royal Caribbean Cruises. Our Elemis Limited subsidiary manufactures its Elemis® 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®, as well as other Steiner products, including La Therapie®, Ionithermie, and Steiner Hair Care, are available at

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.

Forward-Looking Statements

Our statements with respect to the proposed features at and the estimated opening date of our operations at the above resort spa may be deemed to be forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such statements do not guarantee the timely construction or final characteristics of this new resort or spa, since known and unknown risks and other factors may preclude results that match these statements. Such risks and factors include uncertainties beyond our control that could adversely affect the timely construction and final characteristics of resort facilities such as at the Grand Mauritian Resort & Mandara Spa, including, among other things, our lack of control over the construction and the venue where the spas will be located and possible weather-related delays. Other risks are described in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K for 2006. We undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any of such forward-looking statements.

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