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Hotels & Resorts

First and foremost, we understand the hospitality industry and its economics. We understand your goals, integrating into your culture and determining your project's mission. We then provide sensible, economically-based solutions for success. Our philosophy is: interface, integrate, consolidate; create maximum productivity through the synergy of costs.

Key Elements of the American Leisure Approach:
· Improve ADR
· Enhance the guest experience
· Pragmatic approach
· Value proposition is top line growth with bottom line focus
· Determine the challenges and establish an appropriate course of action
· Increase market share through customer loyalty

Moonstone, The Spa at Broken Sound, Boca Raton, FL

American Leisure inspired, created and operates the prestigious Moonstone Spa and Salon at the 5-Star Platinum Broken Sound Club in Boca Raton, FL. We also provided all pre-opening services for the full-service spa and full-service salon.

The 13,100+-square-foot Moonstone Spa is part of a Resort-style Tranquil Oasis On The Club Course Green with new poolscape features a sprawling contemporary free-form pool accented with a tropical style grotto, lush landscaping and waterfalls; a five-lane lap pool; kids’ pool area and heated whirlpool. Inspired by Florida’s national stone, the Moonstone, American Leisure created the treatment concepts and protocols, product selection, and operational fluidity part of its final phase of a 3-year $26 million restoration.

The diverse menu of services and treatments uses cutting-edge aesthetics equipment and natural products for women as well as a special “men’s only” spa treatment and services menu that include traditional barber services and manicure and pedicure options. For women there is a 2,200-square-foot salon with stylist, two hair blow dry bars, two princess rooms for private pampering, and manicure and pedicure treatments. The spa, designed in warm natural tones, features six treatment rooms, plus a “Moonstone Suite” couples room, men’s and women’s locker rooms with showers, steam rooms, and whirlpools. Its Relaxation Rooms, one for men and one for women, offer the comfort of custom lounges, quiet lighting, and calming scents, as guests retreat and enjoy sipping on a hot tea, fruit water and other nutritious indulgences prior to a treatment or service.

In addition, a special 2,500-square-foot section of the fitness center is devoted to wellness services, offering convenient on-site physician consultation, physical therapy, and lecture rooms. A soon-to-be announced collaboration with a regional medical center will give members a distinctive wellness and healthcare advantage, not yet found at other private residential club communities.

Island Spa Catalina, Catalina Island, CA

American Leisure is working with the Owner of a new spa on Catalina Island to create and operate a new full-service resort spa destination. It will offer 9 magnificent treatment rooms, most of which have a view of the Pacific. Honoring island traditions, the historical El Encanto Building is where the spa will be located. Sustainable materials and design are key features, along with an amazing second story ocean view relaxation deck and courtyard with soaking pool. Treatments will include traditional spa treatments, results oriented skincare, and spa suites for two or more spa-goers who desire to relax together. A full spa boutique will be open to spa guests and island pedestrians alike.

Guests who visit Island Spa Catalina, will have full use of the entire facility when they purchase a treatment. The facility will include full locker rooms with steam rooms, saunas and locker facilities for men and women. The most unique aspects will include the co-ed relaxation deck, ideal for sunbathing, viewing the ocean, and ultimate relaxation. The El Encanto Courtyard will be transformed to the Island Spa Catalina Courtyard, with the soaking pool and juice bar offering island traditional fare plus a variety of wines and smoothies.

Plaza Athenee, NYC

The landmark Hotel Plaza Athenee in New York City, owned by TCC Hotels Group Co., Ltd., hired American Leisure to conceptualize the design of this Asian-inspired spa. Designed in collaboration with the Stephen B. Jacobs Group and Andi Pepper Interior Design, the Spa offers four private treatment suites, each featuring a personal dressing room, lounge chair, and private steam shower. Complete, customizable spa services are available in each room and include massage, body wraps, manicures, pedicures, reflexology, facials, makeup artistry and more. The therapists are among the finest of New York, and are hand-chosen for Plaza Athenee.

Spa Luce, Hollywood, CA

At the CIM/H & H Retail-owned Renaissance Hollywood Hotel & Spa located in Hollywood, California, American Leisure operates the full spa facilities as a serene oasis and sensory experience within the city. Massage treatments are performed according to traditional rituals or modern practices, along with many types of facials, body wraps, waxing and makeup services. A boutique gallery is on the premises, offering Spa Luce bath and skin products as well as other quality products. Healthy lunches are also available for enjoyment in a relaxation area or lounging by the rooftop pool.

Affinia Fitness Spa at the Dumont Hotel, NYC

American Leisure was selected to assist in all aspects of the planning and design of The Affinia Fitness Spa located within the Affinia Dumont Hotel, the first executive "fitness" suite hotel in New York City. The Affinia Dumont offers an array of services and amenities to help guests strike a better balance in their lives. A key element of the hotel's wellness philosophy is the Affinia Fitness Spa, an urban fitness center and spa for health and life balance.

This full service Fitness Spa features world-renowned treatments from Avance. The treatments were specifically tailored to address a variety of needs using a unique line of products that support the hotel's theme of overall health and well-being. The fitness center offers a complete line of state-of-the-art fitness equipment to encourage personal health.

Affinia Wellness Spa at the Benjamin Hotel, NYC

The Affinia Wellness Spa at the historic Benjamin Hotel in New York City is a sophisticated urban day spa for total well-being. American Leisure designed a holistic approach to wellness ensuring that the mind, body and spirit are carefully nourished. The Affinia Wellness spa provides an array of spa and massage services to hotel guests as well as to local residents and business executives.

Millenium Hilton Hotel Fitness Center, NYC

American Leisure planned and currently operates The Millenium Hilton Fitness Center located in the heart of New York City's Financial District. The facility offers state-of-the-art cardiovascular and strength training equipment and an indoor heated swimming pool overlooking the buildings of New York.

Sheraton Health Club, Sheraton Manhattan

American Leisure has been operating the fitness centers at The Sheraton Manhattan and Sheraton New York Hotels in New York City for over 10 years. These sophisticated fitness centers feature free weights, circuit training, cardiovascular fitness center, a swimming pool, steam rooms and saunas.

The Spa & Fitness Center at Ocean Point Hotel, Sunny Isles, FL

The owners of Ocean Point retained American Leisure to create a world class spa, fitness and recreational facility for their exclusive hotel on the Intercoastal waterway of Sunny Isles, Florida. Our task was to conceptualize and design a first class amenities package. In addition, we were retained to develop the treatments and spa menu including price structure.

Sutton Properties (AKA Properties), NYC

AKA Properties, specializing in luxury extended-stay hotels for the corporate traveler, brought on American Leisure to design the facilities at their New York location, Sutton Place. Amenities include a fitness center with top-of-the-line equipment open 24 hours a day, as well as massage and spa treatment rooms, large indoor swimming pool, and a sauna.

The Thalossotherapy Spa, Fitness & Tennis Club at the Marbella Hotel, Costa del Sol, Spain

The owners of the Marbella Club and Puente Romano in Spain retained American Leisure to create three world-class spa, fitness, sporting and recreational facilities for their exclusive resort on the Costa del Sol, Spain. By combining the best of European and American treatments and services, American Leisure created a sanctuary for the guests of this 5-star landmark resort that is second to none. Our task was to conceptualize and design a first class amenities package. In addition, we were retained to hire, train and manage the entire start-up of all three facilities. We provided conceptual planning, architectural design consulting, construction & coordination, sales & marketing, pre-opening management, installation coordination, interior design, programming, staff training and on-going management.

The Spa at Bally's Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, NJ

In addition to the conceptualization of the spa program, American Leisure provided consultation and worked on the design team, Stubbins Associates Inc. and Ecodesign International Inc., of the $25 million, 40,000 square foot roof top Spa at Bally's Park Place Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. We then operated the "ultimate place to play.” We developed a spa program of beauty and pampering treatments that were delivered in keeping with everything else at Bally's - well beyond the ordinary. From concept to operation, we got involved in every aspect of the space design, planning, construction, operational philosophies, sales/marketing, training and development, and day-to-day management. In addition, our fitness racquet sports and aquatics programs still serve as cutting edge models.


“Our 120,000 square foot community fitness center and spa could never have been as successful as it is without the fruitful professional guidance of American Leisure.”

- David Kirschtel
CEO, JCC Rockland

“American Leisure's executive team takes a very hands-on approach with their clients and participates in every aspect of development and management in order to insure a successful outcome.”

- Joseph Flanagan
Vice President, Rockrose Development Corp.

“American Leisure's time-tested ability to run operations and innovative design make them a great match for assisting new fitness and spa projects entering the marketplace.  They also do very well at turning around situations that need restructuring.”

- Peter Ellis
CEO, SpaFinder

“American Leisure's operational expertise was crucial in making my dream of a NYC waterfront floating pool a reality.”

- Ann Buttenweiser
Neptune Foundation, The Floating Pool Lady

“American Leisure provides the winning strategy and competitive edge to bring our lifestyle amenity spaces to life.”

- Laurie Zucker
Manhattan Skyline Mgmt

“Your unrivaled depth of industry knowledge and solid understanding of the lifestyle and recreation marketplace was invaluable to us in our strategic planning for the future. Your feasibility study was right on the mark!”

- Scott Rubenstein
Managing Partner
East Hampton Tennis Club

“What a pleasure it has been to work with you on the Spa for the Setai, NY! You and the American Leisure team exhibited business acumen and thorough involvement in every aspect of Setai’s facility development providing valuable guidance and producing a finished product that stands out in the competitive hospitality and spa industry.  The project has been celebrated on the Cover of American Spa, June 2010; more importantly it is operationally savvy and financially successful.  American Leisure sets the industry benchmark.”

- Robert D. Henry
Robert D. Henry Architects

“You hit it out of the park! American Leisure totally captured the essence of the Spa Eleven brand! Steve and Wendy are a pleasure to work with.”

- Nikki Oden
ELEVEN Spa, Las Vegas

“Since retaining American Leisure, our guest experience rating increased to 100%!”

- Bruce Gorelick
Gen. Manager,
Renaissance Hollywood Hotel & Spa

“In her role as founder and Vice President of the Medical Spa Society, Wendy's promotion of education and excellence in the medical and spa profession have been vital to the success of the industry. Thanks for all your hard work.”

- Francis Acunzo
Medical Spa Society
CEO, Acara Partners

“American Leisure expertly facilitated every aspect of creating "life" at our international university. Your unparalleled creativity was key in developing and delivering our vision. Tom Johnston's tireless efforts assembling and developing a team of experts has been instrumental in our success!”

- Jamal El Zein
Asst. Gen. Manager - Maintenance,
Saudi Oger, Ltd.

“The Eleven brand is about exceeding expectations. American Leisure took our brand promise of Life Better™ and translated it into a beautiful spa experience that takes the word “better” to new levels. Wendy and Steve were a pleasure to work with and I am looking forward to our next project together!”

- Nicole Oden
Founder/Visionary Eleven