NASSAU, The Bahamas, Dec. 14, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Steiner Leisure Limited (Nasdaq:STNR) today announced that it has renewed its agreement with Crystal Cruises for a five-year term commencing January 2013. This new agreement covers Crystal's two existing ships, Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity, and any additional ships coming into service during the term.
Leonard Fluxman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Steiner Leisure, said, "We are very happy to have extended our longstanding relationship with Crystal Cruises. We believe that our distinctive approach to providing luxurious spa and wellness offerings onboard Crystal's ships is well aligned with Crystal's commitment to delivering its guests a highly thoughtful and well-appointed vacation experience."
"From their treatments to their products to their professional, attentive staff, Steiner is completely aligned with Crystal's extraordinary level of quality, service, space, and choices for our guests," says Thomas Mazloum, Crystal Cruises' Senior Vice President of Operations. "We're thrilled to continue a relationship of such high caliber, and hope to win many more awards and accolades for our extraordinary spa offerings together over the next five years."Steiner Leisure Limited is a worldwide provider of beauty, wellness and education. We are dedicated to maintaining the highest quality standards and continually evolving to include and anticipate new developments within our industry. We aim to maintain and expand our existing diverse portfolio of services, products and brands, as well as to seek out new opportunities to complement our business. Our services include traditional and alternative massage, body and skin treatment options, fitness, acupuncture, herbal medicine, medi-spa treatments and laser hair removal. We are committed to providing our customers with a wide-ranging assortment of beauty products, including premium quality options developed by us under our own brands, as well as those purchased from third parties. Our distribution channels include our shipboard and land-based spas and salons, destination spas, health clubs, department stores and third party retail outlets and distributors. We also sell our products on certain British Airways flights, on QVC, by catalog, and online through our websites, including www.timetospa.com and www.blissworld.com . Our post secondary schools offer programs in massage therapy and skin care, among others, and, along with our recruiting and training operations, prepare spa professionals for careers in the health and wellness industry, including within the Steiner family of companies.