Thursday 21 February 2019

New spa director for Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara

SALALAH, September 28, 2017

Virginia Elisa Cogliati has been named the new spa director at Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara in Oman.

A highly accomplished spa professional, Cogliati oversees the acclaimed Anantara Spa, ensuring it embodies Anantara’s wellness philosophy, offering each guest a personalised journey to rejuvenate the mind, body and soul.

In her current role, Cogliati is responsible for overseeing the operations of the spa, which includes five treatment rooms, separate male and female wet and relaxation areas, and a Thai massage suite as well as female hair and nail salon. She leads a team of highly skilled therapists to offer guests an extensive array of massages, scrubs, facials and wraps, designed to showcase a blend of Arabian and Asian traditions, with many treatments using indigenous produce such as frankincense, coconut, banana and pomegranates, harvested from the local area. She is also responsible for the resort’s Balance programme, which offers bespoke wellness packages to target guests’ specific needs, whether it is weight management, revitalisation, relaxation or detox.

With over 10 years of experience in luxury spas, Virginia brings with her an intimate understanding of the industry as well as a passion for wellness and travel. Prior to joining Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara, she worked as a spa manager at the five-star Bab Al Qasr Hotel in Abu Dhabi, overseeing the pre-opening and its successful launch. Other previous experience includes various spa manager roles at Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus in Turkey, Ti Sana Detox Retreat & Spa in Italy and Valtur Village Agadir in Morroco.

Fluent in Italian, English and French, Virginia honed her skills by completing several qualifications in beauty and massage therapy as well as tourism. - TradeArabia News Service

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