The World Spa by Banyan Tree Takes Global
Cruising to New Levels
May 21, 2007 In an exciting collaboration with unique cruise liner The
World, Banyan Tree Spa brings its Sanctuary of the Senses to the seas. The
World Spa by Banyan Tree is the Groups first such venture located onboard
a residential cruise ship, offering signature spa treatments to the earths
only resort community circumnavigating the globe.
to a diverse clientele, which includes residents from over 40 different countries
living in a total of 165 residences, The World Spa by Banyan Tree is distinctively
placed to deliver its award-winning menu of spa treatments. Using a high-touch,
low-tech approach that celebrates human touch coupled with the use of natural
herbs and spices and aromatic oils, the exotic treatments are inspired by Asian
traditions that have been passed through the hands of many generations.
on Deck 5 in The Village, The World Spa by Banyan Tree features four
single treatment rooms and a Beauty Garden that incorporates a Hair Salon and
Manicure Station. Guests will be able to savour the Banyan Tree Spa experience
in tropically adorned rooms evoking the tranquillity and time-honoured rituals
of Asian spa treatments. Guests may also access complementary facilities onboard
The World such as the gymnasium, whirlpool, steam and sauna facilities and separate
male or female lockers.
with the needs of its residents in mind, The World Massage is a carefully designed
signature massage to soothe body aches and tension while improving circulation.
The therapist employs long flowing strokes, palm and thumb pressure in this 90-minute
massage using exclusively formulated massage oil to awaken all senses.
Banyan Tree Spa experience would not be complete without a taste of Total Bliss,
a 130-minute spa package combining choice of body scrub, body massage and a head
and shoulder massage to revitalise tired bodies and tired minds.
are a Banyan Tree Spa forte, and there is every reason to opt for Radiance, a
90-minute high performance facial treatment that banishes dull and uneven skin
tone. Its natural emollient properties are suitable for all skin types.
Banyan Tree Spa
Pioneer of the tropical spa, Banyan Tree Spa first opened in
1995 in Phuket, Thailand. As the first luxury oriental spa in Asia, it reintroduced
an exotic blend of health and beauty remedies passed down through the generations.
Banyan Tree Spas are found in all Banyan Tree resorts worldwide, and standalone
locations including Banyan Tree Spa Shanghai, China (2003), Banyan Tree Spa Phoenix
Seagaia, Japan (2004), Elements Spa by Banyan Tree Royale Hayat, Kuwait (2006),
and The World Spa by Banyan Tree (2007).
Banyan Tree Spa therapists
are graduates of the Banyan Tree Spa Academy, located in Phuket, Bangkok and Lijiang.
The dedicated training facilities ensure therapists deliver consistently high
quality service that guests have come to expect from the brand, and to cope with
the Groups worldwide expansion plans.