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Gaia Retreat & Spa wins two Awards

MEDIA RELEASE: Monday 14, November 2011

Gaia Retreat & Spa is proud to announce today it has received two International Travellers’ Choice Awards from London based magazine SPA Traveller.

Gaia Retreat & Spa won The Spa Traveller Readers’ Choice International award for Best International Spa Cuisine and Best International Spa Resort.

SPA Traveller is a luxury, lifestyle, digital magazine that provides an objective guide to the world's finest hotel and resort spas. Produced by experienced travel journalists it features more than 1,750 spas in 80 countries, and monthly features from How To Be Spa Savvy to treatment reviews, wellness, new spa openings and spa cuisine.

Gaia Retreat & Spa, now almost seven years since first opening its doors, continues to be a world leader in the health and wellness industry consistently recognized and awarded both in Australia and overseas. This year Gaia Retreat & Spa also won Gourmet Traveller Best Health Retreat Award 2011, and the 2010/2011 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award.

Gaia Retreat & Spa General Manager/ Co-Owner Gregg Cave said, "We are sincerely grateful to all who voted and it is very humbling to know it comes from the voice of the people. Our wonderful team here at Gaia are dedicated and committed, always striving to deliver the best for our guests, on our journey to honoring Guest Timeout with us. We listen carefully to the words that are spoken - something we take very seriously.”

Gaia Retreat & Spa Co-Owner Olivia Newton-John added, “We are very proud of our Gaia team, and I am especially proud of my wonderful friend, fellow director and General Manager - Gregg Cave, who comes to work each day with an open heart and a dedication to lifting the bench mark at GAIA, higher and higher- I am so thrilled that he and our team, with all their talents, hard work and commitment, have been acknowledged and rewarded by this wonderful and prestigious readers’ choice - well done everyone, very exciting!”

More changes at Gaia Retreat & Spa  - recently completing a brand new state of the art Steam room, a new 10-seater Stone Outdoor Hot tub Spa and a cleansing detox Garden Outdoor Sauna.

This year Gaia Retreat & Spa appointed a new spa manager Naomi Quarrell and a new head chef Dan Trewartha who bring many years of experience and fresh, inspiring knowledge to the highly qualified team.

Kerrie Theobald