This news makes me really happy. Thanks to a Christmas gift, I did a day at the Saratoga Springs Spa last January. While the personnel were largely excellent, I didn't think the upkeep of the spa was up to the Disney standard. Indeed, I wouldn't use that spa -- which was, of course, far more expensive than my usual place -- at home, even if the cost were non-Disney prices.
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Management change for Walt Disney World spas – 08-15-2012,08:15 AM
After years of farming-out management of Walt Disney World-based spas, Disney appears poised to bring the job in-house. *
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- Sep 2010
Having a MAGICal Time
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I check Disney's job listings from time to time and saw they were hiring spa managers but I really didn't think about it that much.
I have been to the spa at Saratoga Springs and thought it was ok, expensive though. The cruise ships have nicer spas.
This has been in the rumor mill for quite some time, since Nikki is getting/has gotten into the spa business with Al Weiss. Although when I saw my hairdresser last month, the skutlebutt she heard was that the company who run the salons at the Swan & Dolphin (I forget which resort it's in, since I have never been in either hotel) were taking over.1974 - 1983 WDW day trips*1992 WDW off site*1994 WDW Contemporary*1997 WDW off site *1997 WDW Polynesian*1998 DL PAC*1999 DLH*2000 WDW Coronado/Port Orleans*2001 WDW off site*2002 DLH*2002 WDW Happy Haunts Ball*2003 WDW Riverside*2003 WDW Happy Haunts Ball*2004 Moved to Orlando*2006 DVC Member*2006 DLR*2007 DVBR*2007 OKW*2007 VWL*2008 GCH*2009 BLT*2009 AKV*2010 OKW*2010 SSR*2010 DLP DLH*2011 BLT*2011 AKL/Kidani*2012 BWV