For Immediate Release
Contact: Julie Shamrock Rollend
Hawkins International PR
LOREN KORNREICH APPOINTED AS SPA DIRECTOR OF THE NEW CANYON RANCH SPACLUB AT THE HOMESTEAD
February XX, 2013, Hot Springs, Virginia – Loren Kornreich has been appointed as the new Spa Director at Canyon Ranch SpaClub at The Homestead. Highly qualified with management experience at some of the most renowned resort spas in the country, Kornreich is responsible for all operations at the expansive new spa, wellness and fitness facility that will bring a taste of the Canyon Ranch experience to the Allegheny Mountains. Canyon Ranch SpaClub at The Homestead is set to debut in spring 2013.
“We are thrilled to welcome Loren to the Canyon Ranch family,” stated Angie Day, corporate spa director for Canyon Ranch. “Her deep knowledge of the spa industry coupled with her experience with luxury hospitality companies will ensure that guests at SpaClub at The Homestead receive the high level of service that has come to be associated with Canyon Ranch.”
Kornreich joins The Homestead from Hotel Madeline Telluride in Telluride, Colorado, where as seasonal Spa Director she assisted with the development of all aspects of the spa and fitness experience at Spa Linnea. Previously, she was opening Executive Spa Director for the 35,000 square-foot Spa Montage at Montage Deer Valley in Park City, Utah.
Prior to the Montage, Kornreich served as a Task Force Spa Director in Hawaii for Starwood Companies as well as Director of Spa overseeing daily operations at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa at Agave, the Arizona Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona. She also served as Director of Spa Operations for LXR properties at Spa Palazzo in Boca Raton, Florida, and oversaw a multi-million-dollar renovation of the 42,000 square-foot spa and fitness facility at the Golden Door in Telluride, Colorado.
An engaged professional, Kornreich has been involved in various community organizations over the years. As an active ASTECC (Advanced SPA Therapy Education Certification Curriculum) Board member, she develops new CEU and Spa Management classes for alternative practices such as Naturopathy to partner and practice within spa businesses.
Peter Faraone, vice president and general manager of The Homestead added, "Loren's extensive background in the spa and wellness industry will be a tremendous asset to our resort and we are excited to have her join our team. She will be instrumental in blending the Canyon Ranch experience into our time-honored family vacation traditions."
Kornreich studied at Brookhaven Community College in Dallas and Northeast Missouri State University in Kirksville. Alternative practices such as acupuncture and meditation are integral to her life and keep her grounded. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, spending time with her family, husband and dogs as well as mentoring women in need and volunteering with many shelter operations.
About The Homestead
Open since 1766, The Homestead is one of America's most storied resorts, offering unparalleled hospitality and southern charm in a 3,000-acre setting within the Allegheny Mountains of southwestern Virginia. Renowned for its natural healing springs, The Homestead is distinguished by 483 luxurious guest rooms and suites, 72,000 square feet of meeting space, a wide array of fine and casual dining choices, a world-class spa including an enchanting spa garden with indigenous hot springs and other therapeutic water-focused features, championship golf courses that include one of the nation's finest mountain courses (The Cascades), Allegheny Springs, a two-acre family-friendly water attraction complete with lazy river, water slides and water play zone. The resort also offers the South's first downhill ski area, a 48-stable Equestrian Center and show ring, top-rated Shooting Club, Back Country Driving School, off-road Segway tours and a wealth of other recreational attractions.
About Canyon Ranch
Canyon Ranch pioneered the evolution of the wellness lifestyle and has been an industry leader for over 30 years. Operating the world's most celebrated collection of life-enhancement properties, Canyon Ranch has destination health resorts in Tucson, Ariz., Lenox Mass., as well as Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa in Miami Beach, the nation's first luxury wellness hotel and residential community. In addition, Canyon Ranch operates a SpaClub at The Venetian & The Palazzo in Las Vegas, Nev. and the newest Canyon Ranch venture, Canyon Ranch SpaClub at Sea, features facilities onboard ships that make up Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises, as well as on board Cunard's Queen Mary 2 luxury ocean liner. Canyon Ranch has been named the "Healthiest Spa in America" by Health magazine as well as the "Best Spa for Food" by Gourmet magazine. Additionally, Canyon Ranch is a 13-time winner of Travel + Leisure's Best Spa Award and the only 11-time recipient of the Condé Nast Traveler Best Destination Spa Award.