Centre for Well-Being at The Phoenician Honored In Conde Nast Traveler's Annual Readers' Spa Poll

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 27 /PRNewswire/ — Conde Nast Traveler, in its third annual reader's spa poll, named The Centre for Well-Being at The Phoenician, again, as one of the Top 40 Spas in North America and the Caribbean in the April issue. The trend-setting spa is one of two Arizona resorts honored in the Resort Spa category.

The survey, conducted by the independent firm of Mark Clements Research, Inc., asked 4,000 readers to rate 230 cruise ship spas and destination, resort and urban hotels spas in North America and the Caribbean that they had visited in the past three years. Criteria used to evaluate resort spas included: location, rooms, cuisine, service, treatments, spa programs and activities.

The Centre for Well-Being is recognized for its forward-thinking approach and focus on the important connection between the mind, body and spirit. The 22,000-square-foot facility features 24 private treatment rooms, sauna and steam, Swiss showers, a complete fitness center, full-service salon and Meditation Atrium.

New services include: Acussage(TM), a groundbreaking treatment combining aspects of acupuncture with massage therapy; Table Thai(TM) Massage, a Western adaptation to the ancient Thai massage; Gentlemen's Facial; and a desert- inspired Kachina Aromatherapy Scrub.

A recipient of the coveted Mobil Travel Guide Five-Star Award, The Phoenician is located on 250 acres of lush desert terrain at the base of Camelback Mountain, and is owned and operated by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide as part of The Luxury Collection. The 654-room destination resort offers elegant accommodations, 27 holes of championship golf, 12 tennis courts featuring four playing surfaces, the acclaimed Centre for Well-Being spa, distinctive award-winning cuisine and expansive meeting facilities offering up-to-the-minute support technology.

For more information and reservations, please contact The Centre for Well-Being, toll-free, at 1.800.843.2392; or visit the website at http://www.thephoenician.com/ . An e-commerce website, http://www.centreforwellbeing.com/ , is also available which features hundreds of custom products used at The Centre for Well-Being.