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Company profile

Spafinder Wellness, Inc.®
Wells Fargo Center
333 S.E. 2nd Avenue
Suite 3750
FL 33131
Tel: +1 212 924 6800
Fax: +1 212 924 7240

Pete Ellis, chairman and CEO

The company debuted in 1986 as Spafinder. Today, with nearly 30 years of experience as a spa and wellness authority, it is the largest media and marketing company for the spa and wellness industry and the leading consumer and workplace resource for feeling good and living well all year round.

Main products and services
• Inclusion in the Spafinder Wellness 365™ Network with listings and profiles on, and
• Participation in the world’s largest spa and wellness gift card programme
• Online advertising and integrated digital marketing campaigns
• Referrals and bookings through Spafinder Wellness 365’s exclusive Travel Agent Program
• Corporate Wellness 365™ division, offering incentives and rewards that support employee wellness programmes
• Editorial opportunities in The 365 and social media channels, reaching millions of wellness enthusiasts
•Special events and promotions, including network television opportunities
• Proprietary research such as the Spafinder Wellness 365 Global Spa & Wellness Trends Forecast; The State of Spa & Wellness Travel, an annual survey of travel agents; and ongoing consumer studies
• Research and insight into the global spa and wellness industry through the Global Wellness Institute, a sister think-tank and industry research and education authority

The New York Times described Spafinder as “a milestone in the growth of the worldwide spa industry.” Today, the company offers an unparalleled global network of 23,000-plus wellness locations, over 70,000 retail partners and an audience of millions of highly engaged consumers who are ready to find and book a spa or wellness service, enjoy a wellness travel vacation, buy and redeem a Spafinder Wellness 365 Gift Card or live a healthier lifestyle. In short, the company excels in matching wellness-focused consumers with the services and experiences offered by its partner network.
The company pays its partners over US$1m a week, driving incremental revenue and new clients. And 71 per cent of gift card and voucher recipients spend more than the value of their card/voucher.

Top clients
One&Only Spa, Chiva-Som, Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat, Champneys, Rancho La Puerta, Lefay Resort & Spa, Canyon Ranch, Spa Eastman, Miraval Resort, Golden Door, Travaasa, Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa.

Where in the world?
Spafinder Wellness 365 reaches people throughout the world. The company’s gift cards and vouchers can be used in over 80 countries.

Plans for 2015/16
Look for dramatically new mobile and website experiences that bring the company’s wellness philosophy to life and, as a result, connect more consumers with its partner network.

Who’s who?
Pete Ellis, chairman and CEO; John Bevan, COO; Susie Ellis, president; Neil Kurlander, chief administrative officer and general counsel; Mia Kyricos, chief brand officer; Steve Kane, group president, gift sales and business development.

What the clients say
“Spafinder Wellness 365 really ‘gets it’ when it comes to working with us and always takes the time to listen. We’re never surprised when we ask clients how they heard about us and hear the answer, ‘Spafinder Wellness 365’.”
Heather Hannig, spa director, Mandarin Oriental New York
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