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Redemption Processes You Need to Know

Redemption Processes You Need to KnowFor the past 29 years, Spafinder Wellness Inc.®’s promise has been to drive more business to our spa and wellness partners, which is why we are constantly on the lookout for new marketing opportunities that will help boost the circulation of our Spafinder Wellness 365™ Gift Cards and bring more customers through your doors. Our recent, limited-time Groupon offer promoting new $25 Spafinder Wellness 365 Bonus Cards is a prime example of these programs. These bonus cards are a powerful marketing tool, and we anticipate utilizing them in the future in marketing programs with partners other than Groupon. If you have not already begun to see these bonus cards we expect you will start to see them soon.

Please note that unlike our regular gift cards, these bonus cards have an expiration date—they are only valid through September 5, 2015. We ask that you please redeem bonus cards online no later than your close of business on September 5, 2015, and remember that like all Spafinder Wellness 365 Gift Cards, our bonus cards should be authorized prior to providing your service to the customer. We encourage you to make your staff aware of the card imagery, as well as the expiration date. (And remember, redemption has never been easier or quicker than with our Android or iPhone mobile apps!)

Also, as a reminder, you must be signed up for a Spafinder Wellness 365 marketing program and have a Spafinder Wellness 365 ID to redeem Spafinder Wellness 365 Gift Cards, eGift Cards, and Bonus Cards. If you have not previously signed up, click here to join our program. Please also remember that it is a condition of all Spafinder Wellness 365 marketing programs that you may only submit for redemption gift cards (including bonus cards) that have been properly presented to you by a customer in exchange for products or services which you have delivered to such customer. Any attempt to circumvent these conditions will result in the gift card not being redeemed by Spafinder Wellness 365 and may result in termination from the Spafinder Wellness 365 marketing program. This is just one of the many aspects of our program in place to make sure that the redemption process is as safe and secure as possible. For additional questions or support, feel free to view our full gift card redemption instructions or contact customerservice@spafinder.com.

We truly value our partnership with you and look forward to continuing to be your best resource for new business!

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Spafinder Wellness 365 Partners with Connections Luxury

Spafinder Wellness 365™ is proud to partner with Connections Luxury, an exclusive event designed for those in the luxury travel sector.

This all-inclusive forum features stimulating panel discussions, lively debates, and extraordinary speakers, affording global travel leaders the opportunity to learn, share ideas, and discuss their businesses amidst a like-minded crowd. What makes Connections Luxury unique is the chance to network not only during the aforementioned events, but through memorable, one-to-one experiences as well (this year’s offerings may include such opportunities as reflexology, meditation, camel rides, and taking a pit stop challenge at Ferrari World).

We invite you to apply to participate in the exclusive, invitation-only Connections Luxury event on September 6-9, 2015, at the Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi. We have secured a preferential rate for our member luxury hotels.

Find out more about Connections Luxury, or inquire about participating here.

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We Want to Hear from You!

Have you checked out our 2015 Editorial Calendar lately? You should! Many of your business’ promotions, classes, or services may fit with upcoming features on The 365—which brings news, how to’s, and articles to more than one-half-million subscribers each day on site and through its weekly newsletter.

Review our 2015 Editorial Calendar here and send any newsworthy updates/press releases/relevant packages, and expert panel suggestions or submissions to Spafinder Wellness 365 Senior Editor Jackie Burns Brisman at jackie.burns@spafinder.com for consideration.

 

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Global Wellness Day: Share Your Insight

Global Wellness Day (GWD) 2015 was a great success, and all of us at Spafinder Wellness 365™, along with the GWD team, thank you for helping to spread the wellness word! Because your input is truly valuable, the GWD team has requested that we ask you to fill out its exclusive online test: “Are you satisfied with your life?

Take the survey now.

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July Must-Do List: Post Your Summer Specials

Summer is the hottest season to increase sales—do so by taking advantage of your partnership with Spafinder Wellness 365. Promote any hot specials your property may be running this summer—simply log in to the partner portal and post your special offers in minutes!

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Spafinder Wellness 365 Partners Participate in Miami Spa Month

We’re thrilled to see several of our Miami-based partners celebrating the city’s annual Spa Month!

The seventh annual Miami Spa Month (technically two months—the campaign runs from July 1 through August 31) allows consumers to enjoy treatments at locations in Greater Miami and the Beaches area for as low as $99. Here are just a few of our partners that are heating up Miami with their hot promotions.

Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach

Aveda Spa at The Palms Hotel & Spa

Lapis, the Spa at Fontainebleau

MySpa at the Intercontinental Miami

Spa at Eden Roc Miami Beach

The Carillon Hotel & Spa

Tip: Have you posted a summer special to your spafinder.com listing? Log in to the partner portal and do so now!

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Wellness Lounge Launches at World Travel Market

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, is launching a wellness lounge in association with Spafinder Wellness 365™—allowing suppliers a first-time, exclusive platform to meet new industry contacts. View more details about this event and how you can get involved.

This event is going to be held during WTM November 4-5, 2015, at ExCel, London.

The benefits for taking part are:

  • Dedicated private pod in the wellness lounge to host meetings
  • Access to 250 buyer contacts from the WTM visitor database
  • Promotion in the WTM Catalogue, WTM Route planner, and online Exhibitor Directory
  • Staff badge and online listing
  • Exposure to the WTM Buyers database through a dedicated email profiling all Wellness Lounge suppliers
  • Invitation to the Spafinder Wellness 365 Wellness Travel Awards reception hosted at WTM on Wednesday evening, November 4
  • An online networking tool to connect with WTM’s wider audience
  • Priority access to WTM networking sessions
  • To be a part of the wellness networking breakfast for buyers and suppliers

This is a great opportunity for you to showcase your products at WTM and to grow your contacts within the industry. Learn more about becoming part of the first wellness showcase and exhibit within the exclusive lounge, or contact Lorena Diaz-Palle, at lorena.diaz-palle@reedexpo.co.uk, if you’d like to participate. But do so now—this is a first-come, first-served opportunity!

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Global Wellness Travel Guide Goes Digital

We are pleased to announce that the digital version of our inaugural Global Wellness Travel Guide is now live! Head to www.spafinder.com/wtg (Canadian partners, use www.spafinder.ca/wtg) to view this stunning directory that features countless leading wellness destinations devoted to helping people feel healthier when they check out than when they checked in. And be sure to share the link with your clients/guests as well!

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Spafinder Wellness, Inc. Appoints Aimee Schmalzle New Vice President of Marketing

Spafinder Wellness, Inc.®, the global resource for feeling good and living well all year round, today announced Aimee Schmalzle has been appointed vice president of marketing. In the newly created position, Schmalzle will lead strategies to further accelerate the company’s worldwide growth and execute new digital products and programs, including a redesigned Spafinder Wellness 365™ online presence and new mobile and customer loyalty initiatives.

“We are thrilled to have Aimee join the Spafinder Wellness family,” said company COO John Bevan. “Aimee’s exceptional background in the industry makes her the ideal person to lead the expansion of Spafinder Wellness’ global digital offerings, which will ultimately benefit our network of 24,000-plus global partners and millions of consumers who look to us for inspiration and ideas that make keeping well easier.”

Learn more.

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Humana Partners with Wellness 365™ Gift Cards

Corporate Wellness 365™, a division of Spafinder Wellness, Inc.®, recently announced that Wellness 365™ Gift Cards will be promoted through Humana’s HumanaVitality wellness and loyalty program, which incentivizes members for making healthy lifestyle choices and achieving personalized health goals. The Wellness 365 Gift Cards are among the 15 rewards selected by Humana for the program and the only rewards offered that are exclusively used for healthy activities. Learn more.

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