Sara Thatcher Named Spa Diector at The Palms

. October 14, 2008

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands, October 2, 2006. Sara Thatcher has been named Spa Director of The Palms, a 72 Two and Three Bedroom Suite resort in the Turks and Caicos Islands. The announcement was made by Frank Klare, General Manager of The Palms. Most recently, Sara worked as Sports & Leisure Manager at London's prestigious Royal Automobile Club. Previously she worked in London as a Spa Consultant for the Whitbread Group, the UK's leading hospitality company. Sara has been Spa Manager at various five-star, luxury properties in the UK including: The Spa at Pennyhill Park, Surrey, where she was involved in the development and set-up of the Spa; The Spa at the Mandarin Oriental, Knightsbridge; Nirvana Spa, Berkshire; and The Pavilion Spa at Clivedon, Berkshire.

"I'm delighted to join The Spa at The Palms. The Spa is a must for those spending a few days with us, and is the spiritual heart of The Palms, continually amazing guests with its traditional massages on our unique Mediterranean Float Beds, as well as, with the many facials, scrubs, wraps and infusions on offer." said Sara Thatcher, Spa Director, The Palms.

Sara has honed her Spa skills over the years with training in various areas including Phytomer Basic and Advanced Thalassotherapy; Ionithermie Body Treatments; Decleor Face & Body; Conseillere Beaute Clarins; E'SPA; and LaStone Therapy.

The Palms was recently awarded the 2006 World Travel Award for 'Turks & Caicos Leading Spa Resort'. The World Travel Awards were established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate achievements in all sectors of the global travel industry. Voting is cast by travel agents in over 200 countries around the world. Regional geographical categories are broken down from the Whole World category into eight smaller areas - Africa, Asia/Pacific, Caribbean, Central & Latin America, Europe, Middle East, North America and South America.

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