We are extremely honored to have won in these important categories for another year. We deliver a wonderful vacation and weight loss experience, at an affordable price, among the country's best hiking. We believe in our product and feel very honored our guests voted for us
Killington, Vermont (Vocus) October 7, 2009
SpaFinder, Inc., the global spa resource, has announced that New Life Hiking Spa http://www.newlifehikingspa.com has been named among the top-10 best spas in the world for weight loss, affordability and hiking in its seventh-annual SpaFinder Readers' Choice Awards. Based on votes submitted by readers of SpaFinder publications, the awards represent the most comprehensive consumer assessment of the global spa market available today. Over 360,000 votes--a new record for the Reader's Choice Awards--were cast for favorite spas by continent, country, region and across 27 categories.
"After seven years of enthusiastic consumer participation, our Readers' Choice Awards have become the industry's premier award program - the spa world's answer to the Academy Awards," said SpaFinder, Inc. President Susie Ellis. "Now that there are roughly 15,000 hotel, resort and destination spas operating worldwide, for New Life Hiking Spa to be singled out by our readers is a tremendous honor."
New Life Hiking Spa has won Best for Weight Loss, Best for Affordability and Best for Hiking by SpaFinder Readers' Choice Awards for four years in a row. "We are extremely honored to have won in these important categories for another year. We deliver a wonderful vacation and weight loss experience, at an affordable price, among the country's best hiking. We believe in our product and feel very honored our guests voted for us," stated Jimmy LeSage, founder and director.
To help consumers identify the very best spas for their specific goals, SpaFinder asked its readers and web visitors to name their top picks for the best spas in 27 unique categories - from "Best for Affordability" and "Best Cuisine," to "Best for Men" and "Best Medical Program." Voters were asked to only cast ballots for stay spas they've personally visited within the past three years.
Visit Spafinder.com for a Complete List of 2009 Winners
A complete listing of Readers' Choice Award winners will be featured in SpaFinder's 2010 Global Spa and Wellness Directory, the definitive guide to spa and wellness destinations worldwide - and can also be viewed at: http://www.spafinder.com/spaguide/readerschoice/2009.jsp
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 Spafinder.com, the Spa Enthusiast newsletter and the annual Global Spa and Wellness Directory. SpaFinder and its new gift division, Salon Wish, offer spa gift certificates and cards that are redeemable at a combined network of over 9,000 spas and salons worldwide and are available at thousands of retail outlets. The company's technology division innovates new solutions that help spas build and streamline their businesses, including the popular SpaBooker online booking system. 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.
About New Life Hiking Spa: New Life is a nationally recognized, affordable fitness and weight loss destination celebrating 32 years in business. Founded in 1978 by the director, Jimmy LeSage, M.S., New Life is one of the oldest and most established vacation package programs of its kind in the country catering to over 500 guests each spring through the fall season. Known for its exhilarating hiking program, a world renowned weight loss retreat http://www.weightlossspa.com, delicious healthy meals and a comfortable atmosphere, New Life Hiking Spa offers the chance to experience the peace of the outdoors in a down-to-earth, country inn environment. It is ideally suited for small groups, couples or individuals trying to improve their fitness level and eating habits, or for those who would like to have a healthy vacation. New Life is open each year in Killington, Vermont from mid May through the end of September. New Life offers a variety of vacation options including a 2-4 day mini-getaway, a 5-10 day Jump Start Program and the 11-day or longer Weight Loss Retreat. New Life Hiking Spa was chosen by MSNBC.com as 'one of the top 10 destinations in the world to get in shape,' by Shape Magazine as 'one of the eight best weight loss spas,' and by Health Magazine as 'one of four great weight loss spas.' More information can be found online at http://www.NewLifeHikingSpa.com or http://www.WeightLossSpa.com.