NEW DELHI – 14 May 2014 - Dr. Tania Bardhan of ESPA at The Leela Palace New Delhi was conferred the ‘Spa Manager of the Year’ award at the recently held GeoSpa asiaSpa India Awards 2013. The evening celebrated the best in the spa and wellness industry and was filled with industry experts and celebrities, including, leading Bollywood ladies, Shilpa Shetty and Jacqueline Fernandez.
With a wealth of experience at leading national and international hotels, Dr.Bardhan is a Doctor of Homeopathy and Acupuncture. .She believes in integrating holistic practices in wellness and lifestyle programmes much as ensuring sustainable management of luxury spa environments. In her current role, she leads a diverse team of therapists, gym instructors, nail technicians, and attendants to deliver memorable spa journeys.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Bardhan, Spa Manager, ESPA at The Leela Palace New Delhi said “I am proud to be a part of The Leela group that believes in delivering excellence. Thank you to asiaSpa India for this prestigious honour and I look forward to continuing to provided the finest spa experiences to our discerning resident and local guests.”
The world-renowned ESPA at The Leela Palace New Delhi combines exquisite interiors and design with state-of-the-art treatment rooms and advanced rejuvenation techniques. An exclusive oasis in the heart of the capital city, the 6,500square-footspa spans two levels. On the first level, it features a café with a newly launched spa cuisine menu, a fitness studio with Techno gym equipment, separate relaxation areas for male and female guests, Amethyst steam rooms, and Cedar sauna rooms. . The second level has seven treatment rooms, a spa suite for couples, a relaxation room for women and ‘The Finishing Studio’. Treatments offered blend the latest scientific advances in European wellness with ancient therapies from Ayurveda.
Referring to the Spa Manager of the Year Award, Louis Sailer, General Manager,The Leela Palace New Delhi said: “The entire team is immensely proud of Tania’s achievement; the award is well-deserved recognition of her professionalism, enthusiasm and commitment towards the management of our world-class spa. In a city so full of visual stimulation and chaotic beauty, ESPA at The Leela Palace New Delhi is a blissful retreat to guests, allowing each guest to simply relax, unwind and harmoniously embrace the traditional warmth of The Leela Palace New Delhi.”
The by-invitation nominations of the 7th edition of asiaSpa India awards 2013 were assessed and audited by Grant Thornton. The esteemed annual awards recognised the Best Spas across multiple categories, Spa products and the leading industry experts in India. The luxury lifestyle publication, asiaSpa India is a treasure trove of information on spa’s, health, wellness, beauty and luxury lifestyle and enjoys a large readership of stylish and sophisticated decision makers leading a life of luxury.
The iconic spa at The Leela Palace New Delhi was recently chosen by thousands of readers of Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards and the hotel has awarded by many national and international top publications, including Robb Report USA, Conde Nast Traveller, DestinAsian, Singapore Tatler and the most recent Travel + Leisure’s India’s Best Awards.
About The Leela Palace New Delhi
The Leela Palace New Delhi perfectly exemplifies the magnificent architecture, grace and elegance of Lutyens’ Delhi. Located at the heart of the prestigious Diplomatic Enclave area, the hotel is in proximity to the Presidential Palace, the Prime Minister's office, a number of embassies, the central business district and a host of historical monuments. You can experience the luxury of 254 wide-spaced guestrooms and suites each spanning over 550 square feet and a Presidential Suite sprawling over 4,800 square feet. A royal Indian dining experience is offered at Jamavar modern global dining at The Qube an exclusive Japanese culinary experience at MEGU a gastronomically entertaining evening at Le Cirque and a sophisticated retreat at The Library for wines and liqueurs. For pure, blissful indulgence an exclusive spa by ESPA is presented for the first time in the capital. The Leela Palace New Delhi combines state-of-the-art functionality with traditional warmth to ensure guests the highest levels of Indian hospitality at a global standard.
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