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Spa Finder Announces Content Agreement with America Online


NEW YORK, NY (September 07, 2005) − Spa Finder, Inc., the largest spa information, marketing and gift certificates company, today announced a strategic partnership with America Online to provide a range of Spa Finder content to AOL Travel on AOL.com and the AOL service. The content, which includes Spa Finder's proprietary spa research tools and in-depth property overviews of more than 2,500 day, resort, destination and medical spas worldwide, is designed to help AOL Travel visitors learn about the diverse world of spa vacations and destinations and make smart spa-going decisions based on their unique requirements, lifestyles and goals.

"We're excited to help AOL Travel visitors enjoy the very best the world of spa has to offer," added Spa Finder, Inc. CEO Pete Ellis. "We're also pleased to present thousands of our partners' spa properties, programs and services to AOL's nearly 112 million monthly visitors."

Spa Finder's initial contributions to AOL Travel include an "affordable spas" guide, discounted spa travel offers, and the Spa Finder Spa Guide, an innovative tool that enables spa-goers to locate their ideal spa destination according to more than 40 special interest search categories.

"Business and leisure travelers alike are finding that a trip to the spa makes any vacation more enjoyable," said Jeff DeKorte, vice president and general manager of America Online's travel offerings. "The addition of Spa Finder's unique content will allow us to enhance our travel offerings and further address the needs and interests of healthy lifestyle travelers."

About Spa Finder, Inc.:

As the world's largest spa marketing and media company, 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®, a publication for active spa-goers. Spa Finder also operates the world's largest spa gift certificate and incentive programs as well as the "Spa Distribution Network," the Internet's first spa booking program.

Media Contact:

Spa Finder, Betsy Smith Isroelit, (213)300-0108 or betsy@rbicom.com

AOL, Lainie DeCoursy, (646) 805-2035 or ldecoursy@aol.com

Media Inquiries

If you're with the media, please contact:

Betsy Isroelit
Betsy.Isroelit@spafinder.com 
(213) 300-0108