FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON January 19, 2009 " Two Niagara-on-the-Lake spas have earned top honours again for 2008. Both spas operated by Vintage Hotels ranked high on the list of Top 30 Spas for 2008 according to Vancouver-based spa aficionado Spas of America. Pillar and Posts 100 Fountain Spa and Prince of Waless Secret Garden Spa were among the favourite spas on www.spasofamerica.com for the 3rd year in a row.
100 Fountain Spa topped the list in 2008, achieving this status two years in a row. It held the #4 spot in 2006. Secret Garden Spa was 13th most popular for 2008, maintaining its favourability on the top 30 list for the last 3 years.
A long-time favorite for locals and travelers alike, the sanctuary of Vintage Hotels spas offers wellbeing to spa-goers in the heart of Southern Ontarios beautiful wine country. 100 Fountain Spa at Pillar and Post is a stunning 13,000 sq. ft. spa paradise like no other. Its luscious interior boasts a rich colour palette complemented by textural stone accents, soft trickling water features, and the warmth of elegant woodwork. Guests sit fireside in a plush spa lounge overlooking the outdoor hot springs as they await a wide range of aesthetic and body treatments. The spas signature Vinotherapy treatments, featuring grape extracts from local vineyards, provide a healthy way to experience the best of wine country.
Secret Garden Spa was completely transformed into an ultra-contemporary spa in 2008, its serene dcor marked by the natural elements of earth, fire and water. Its location in the intimate Prince of Wales hotel, long known for its expertise in serving Traditional Afternoon High Tea, inspired the creation of the spas unique Specialtea treatments. These signature services provide the healing benefits of green, white and rooibos teas in a pedicure, facial, body wrap and scrub. Other revitalizing treatments including massage, reflexology, and body wraps are available at Secret Garden Spa. A brand new manicure pedicure salon, accommodating up to 6 aesthetic treatments at once, is an ideal spot for a girls getaway or bridal party celebration.
Vintage Hotels uses an exclusive line of skincare products in its spa treatments, called Vitality, which includes grapes harvested from Niagara vineyards as well as other all-natural ingredients. Both Vinotherapy and Specialtea products have been added to the Vitality line and are available for purchase at Secret Garden Spa, 100 Fountain Spa, and online at www.vintage-hotels.com.
SPAS OF AMERICA
Spas of America is a global online media company focused on healthy living and travel. The Spas of America website showcases over 650 of the best day, resort, hotel and destination spas in North and South America to spa travelers around the world. Since the site launched in 2005, over half a million customers have visited ttp://www.spasofamerica.com. Spas of America also operates the websites spasoffrance.com, spasofitaly.com, spasofdubai.com and the Spa Blog: spasoflife.com.
Vintage Hotels is a collection of three CAA/AAA four-diamond hotels offering 374 guestrooms, over 30,000 square feet of meeting space, three four-diamond restaurants, and two spas in Niagara-on-the-Lake. 100 Fountain Spa and Secret Garden Spa offer a wide selection of services to soothe body and soul. Offering classic style with modern sensibility, the hotel properties are the jewels in the crown of the Niagara region. The elegant and refined Prince of Wales and the classic yet charming Pillar and Post were tops in Ontario on the Cond Nast Traveler Gold List 2006, with Prince of Wales repeating in the No. 2 spot in 2007 and is notably one of only two Ontario hotels to earn a coveted spot on the Travel & Leisure Magazines 2008 Top 500 Best Hotels list, an honour the property also enjoyed in 2007. The Georgian
splendour of Queens Landing sets the stage for everything from high-level corporate gatherings to romantic getaways to family vacations. Vintage Hotels is a proud partner of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada. For more information: www.vintage-hotels.com.
Dianne Turner, Marketing and PR Coordinator April Brunet, Director of Marketing
Vintage Hotels Vintage Hotels
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