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Spafinder.com Announces Top-10 Most Requested Spa Destinations in North America for 2004


NEW YORK, NY (February 23, 2005) − Spafinder.com, the Internet’s largest spa consumer web site, has announced the 10 North American spa properties that its millions of web visitors requested to book most often in 2004. Based on the real-world booking decisions of the Web’s largest consolidated audience of spa consumers, Spa Finder’s Top-10 Spas listing sheds new light on the decisions today’s online spa travelers are making, and the types of spa experiences they’re seeking.

"Our Top-10 Spas represent the diversity of today’s spa travel experience ranging from affordable spas to ultra-luxury spas, from resort properties to pure destination spas," said Spa Finder, Inc. CEO Pete Ellis. "Millions of savvy spa consumers and first-time spa travelers use Spafinder.com each year to make their travel decisions. What all of these properties have in common is that they emerged as the top choices for this vast, diverse spa consumer audience."

1) Canyon Ranch, Lenox, Massachusetts
2) Canyon Ranch, Tucson, Arizona
3) Miraval, Life in Balance, Tucson, Arizona
4) New Age Health Spa, Neversink, New York
5) The Spa at Norwich Inn, Norwich, Connecticut
6) Rancho La Puerta, Baja California, Mexico
7) Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain, Paradise Valley, Arizona
8) The Breakers at Palm Beach, Florida
9) The Oaks at Ojai, California
10) Mandarin Oriental, Miami, Florida

Spafinder.com visitors can take advantage of user-friendly search tools to research pricing and property information for thousands of premier spas worldwide. Once they’ve found their perfect spa vacation destination, consumers can then submit an online booking request, which is processed directly by the selected spa. Spafinder.com generates hundreds of millions of dollars in booking for destination, resort and medical spas each year.

About Spa Finder, Inc.:

As the spa industry’s global spa resource, Spa Finder reaches millions of health conscious consumers via its award-winning website, Spafinder.com. The company publishes Luxury SpaFinder Magazine, the trusted authority on luxury spas and associated lifestyles, and The Spa Enthusiast, the leading publication for active spa-goers. Spa Finder also operates the world’s largest spa gift certificate and incentive programs along with "Spas Direct," the online spa research and booking model for consumers and travel agents.

Media Contact:

Betsy Smith Isroelit, RBI Communications, cell (213) 300-0108 or betsy@rbicom.com

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