News for the Hospitality Executive
|January 12, 2012
Arizona) - Enchantment
Group has been awarded the management contract of ZaSpas and will
enhancing and overseeing the luxury spa operations at Hotel
ZaZa in Dallas and Houston. Focused on creating the ultimate guest
experience, Enchantment Group's spa management team will bring its
award-winning expertise to the operations team at ZaSpas. This
Enchantment Group meets the growing market demand for proven experience
developing and managing all aspects of spa-oriented properties and
"We are honored to be awarded the management contract for ZaSpas. This will be a great partnership with Hotel ZaZa, which already has a stellar reputation in the hospitality industry," said Mark Grenoble, President of Enchantment Group. "We look forward to bringing Enchantment Group's spa management expertise to ZaSpas and heightening the guest experience with new offerings, programming and treatments. ZaSpa Dallas and ZaSpa Houston are the ideal locales for Enchantment Group to showcase our extensive experience in high-end hospitality management including developing, managing, positioning and repositioning spas, resorts, hotels, restaurants, and retail outlets."
Enchantment Group has seen notable success in spa management with its destination spa Mii amo, located on the grounds of Enchantment Resort in Sedona, Arizona. Twice named the "World's Best" by the readers of Travel + Leisure, Mii amo is consistently recognized among the leading destination and resort spas for its services, facilities, programming and therapists resulting in significantly higher ancillary revenue and above-average profit results - spa treatment revenues were up 30 percent in 2011. Enchantment Group also operates the spa at the Tides Inn, near the Chesapeake Bay in Irvington, Virginia, which continues to transform guests with a variety of spa packages and treatments ranging from massages and facials to body treatments and specialty offerings.
Enchantment Group will oversee the management of the two ZaSpa hotel spas, with responsibilities including recruiting and training staff, introducing new product lines, re-envisioning treatment menus, overseeing all spa operations and implementing new retail strategies.
ZaSpa at Hotel ZaZa in Uptown Dallas, is a 2,600-square foot spa that currently welcomes guests through a Big Chill transition room and showcases six custom-designed treatment rooms - including a "Double Rub" couples room - as well as a Fitness Center and Urban Oasis patio pool. The 12,000-square foot ZaSpa at Hotel ZaZa in the Museum District of Houston, is laid out in a warm and tranquil setting of polished marble floors, soft lighting and neutral color tones with an oxygen therapy room, and 11 unique, state-of-the-art treatment rooms - including two for couples - as well as a well-equipped Fitness Center.
"This new partnership provides an exceptional opportunity to enhance the awareness and branding of ZaSpas. It also will offer our guests added services with more of a resort feel based on the expertise of the Enchantment Group," said Benji Homsey of Z Resorts and Hotel ZaZa. "Enchantment Group brings renowned spa and resort management talent earning high praise in the industry, and we look forward to working closely with them to further develop our guest experience."
About Enchantment Group
Enchantment Group headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., provides highly personalized branded or customized resort, hotel and spa development and management services in ways that maximize performance and return on investment. Award-winning properties managed by Enchantment Group include Mii amo a destination spa, Enchantment Resort in Sedona, Arizona, and the Tides Inn in Virginia.
About Hotel ZaZa
Hotel ZaZa is a sensory experience that is refined yet relaxed. Its sophisticated and sensual interior design and culinary excellence is completed by a staff that pays impeccable attention to each and every guest, making them feel at home. Whether for business, a romantic weekend, or world-famous celebrities, both hotels blend intimate comfort with Stay ZaZa-style to create inspired accommodations, one-of-a-kind themed suites, and award-winning restaurants and spas.
Hotel ZaZa, a member of the Preferred Hotel Group™, was created by Charles S. Givens and Jeff Records and is owned by Givens-Records Developments. Operations management and marketing are provided by Z Resorts, LLC, led by Z Resorts President Benji Homsey.
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