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SpaFinder's Nationwide Wellness Week™ Set for March 21-27,2011 Spa and wellness Businesses across country offering half-price and $50 deals


New York, NY (January 01, 2011) − Aiming to be the largest nationwide initiative devoted to helping people jumpstart healthier and happier lives, SpaFinder announced today that its popular bi-annual Deal Days will return in March 2011 as www.spafinder.com/wellnessweek.

From March 21-27, 2011, hundreds of spas, fitness studios and centers and wellness practitioners across the country will either reduce prices by half, or offer flat-rate $50 deals from everything from massage, wraps, and facials to nutrition counseling, acupuncture, yoga, Pilates, and more.

To inspire consumers everywhere to use the weeklong event to jumpstart their wellness regimens, SpaFinder will offer extensive original content including a full week of healthy spa cuisine menus, daily wellness tips, recipes for DIY spa treatments, and webinars led by leading wellness experts. SpaFinder will also work with participating locations on creating customized programs to help their customers and community achieve wellness goals.

Confirmed participants include destination and resort spas like Canyon Ranch Miami and The Peninsula Chicago to day spas and salons like Obaji (Beverly Hills, CA), Sphatika (New York City), Ruby Room (Chicago), and Hiatus (Dallas) to top fitness and wellness centers across the U.S. A full list of participating locations will be announced in early March 2011.

Named one of the top wellness websites by Travel & Leisure, SpaFinder is the world’s leading spa and wellness resource. According to the May 2010 Coyle Research Report, more consumers to turn to SpaFinder.com for spa information than all search engines combined, including Google, Yahoo! and Bing.

SpaFinder Wellness Week™ will build on the quick success of SpaFinder’s first-ever national weeklong savings events in March and September 2010. Nearly 700 locations, including national chains like Bliss, Bar Method, Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa, and Clarins, participated in SpaFinder’s Fall Deal Days in September.

“This event has expanded far beyond presenting fabulous deals on spa and wellness options to a comprehensive program dedicated to bringing health and wellness to the entire country.” said Sallie Fraenkel, chief operating officer of SpaFinder, Inc. “Our goal is for Wellness Week to be the inspiration for people everywhere to take steps to get healthier, de-stress, eat more wisely, and ramp up their fitness routines.”

About SpaFinder, Inc.
The world’s largest spa media, marketing, and gifting company, SpaFinder, Inc., connects millions of wellness-focused consumers with thousands of spas worldwide. SpaFinder’s media properties include the award-winning www.spafinder.com, the ClubSpa e-newsletter and blog, and the annual NewBeauty SpaFinder Guide to Global Spa, Wellness & Beauty. SpaFinder and its spa-beauty gift division, SpaWish, offer gift certificates and cards that are redeemable at a combined network of over 9,000 spas and salons, and are available at more than 90,000 unique retail outlets in 79 countries. SpaFinder Europe and SpaFinder Japan offer regional spa marketing and gifting programs, including localized, native-language websites. Founded in 1986, the privately held company is headquartered in Manhattan.

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