chavana-spaChavana Spa, a Mandara Spa company, announced the opening of a new spa facility; Frankincense Spa by Chavana at the Marriott Resort, in Mirbat, Salalah, Sultanate of Oman.

Frankincense Spa by Chavana offers signature Balinese treatments and features a dedicated reception and retail area, along with four single treatment rooms. The Spa also provides an open-air verandah for those who wish to relax outdoors whilst enjoying the splendid view of the vast beach and sea.

Marriott Resort is the first Marriott Hotel in Oman; set on the idyllic shores of the Arabian Sea on the white sandy beaches of Mirbat Cove and at the foot of Jebel Samhan, 80 kilometers from Salalah International Airport. The Dhofar region is in the south of Oman and renowned for its vast land of gardens, mountain springs, historical treasures and natural beauty; thriving on its fishing industries, agricultural activities, traditional crafts and tourist initiatives. The Marriott Resort offers 237 luxurious rooms and suites with sea and mountain views as well as chalets at the beach. Page 1 of 3

Jeff Matthews, President and Chief Operating Officer of Mandara Spa Asia Limited, said, “We are proud to continue our long-standing association with Marriott Hotels, with our newest brand, Chavana.”

Chavana Spa is Steiner Leisure’s newest spa brand and offers a streamlined treatment menu that welcomes all to experience the freshness and energy of Balinese spa spirit. This new concept is aimed at four and five star hotels and resorts where the discerning guests are looking for quality and are also conscious of value for their money while still looking to enjoy the world of spa.

Steiner Leisure Limited is a worldwide provider of spa services. The Company’s operations include shipboard and land-based spas and salons. We provide our services on 128 cruise ships, a total of 60 resort and hotel spas under our Mandara(r), Chavana(r), Elemis(r), Bliss(r) and Remede(r) brands and a total of five luxury day spas under our Elemis and Bliss brands. In addition, a total of 26 resort and hotel spas are operated under our brands by third parties pursuant to license agreements with the Company. Our cruise line and land-based resort customers include Carnival Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Harrah’s Entertainment, Hilton Hotels, Holland America Line, InterContinental Hotels and Resorts, Kerzner International, Loews Hotels, Marriott Hotels, Nikko Hotels, Norwegian Cruise Line, Planet Hollywood, Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Seabourn Cruise Lines, Sofitel Luxury Hotels, Starwood Hotels and Resorts and Westin Hotels and Resorts. Our Elemis Limited subsidiary manufactures its Elemis brand products for use in our cruise ship and land-based spas. This top quality European line of beauty products is also distributed worldwide to exclusive hotels, salons, health clubs, department stores and destination spas. Elemis, as well as other Steiner products, including La Therapie(r), Ionithermie, and Steiner Hair Care, are available at

Steiner Leisure also owns and operates five post secondary schools (comprised of a total of 17 campuses) located in Miami, Orlando, Pompano Beach and Sarasota, Florida; Baltimore, Maryland; Charlottesville, Virginia; York, Pennsylvania; Salt Lake City and Lindon, Utah; Las Vegas, Nevada; Tempe and Phoenix, Arizona; Westminster and Aurora, Colorado; and Groton, Newington and Westport, Connecticut. Offering degree and non-degree programs in massage therapy and, in some cases, skin care, these schools train and qualify spa professionals for health and beauty positions within the Steiner family of companies or other industry entities.

For reservations and enquiries, please contact the Spa at Tel: +968 23 268245. Email: [email protected]