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Plan Your Girl Getaway and Take Healthy Living on the Road

Published Jun 8th 2007, 4:42am by

Kimpton Planning a summer vacation or getaway? Kimpton Hotels in 10 cities offer Wellness Weekend Getaways to provide travelers innovative ways to maintain health and harmony away from home. Sounds like the perfect reason to take a road trip with a few of your best gal pals for a relaxing girl-getaway!

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, a leading boutique hotel company pioneering such health-conscious offerings as complimentary in-room yoga, has announced "Wellness Weekends," a program to provide travelers with innovative ways to maintain health and harmony away from home. Wellness Weekends are available in 10 cities and feature restorative services and amenities inspired by the content and ideas in body + soul magazine, a Martha Stewart Living Publication and a leader in the natural lifestyle magazine category.

"Encouraging and inspiring healthy habits on the road is an exciting extension of our dedication to whole living," said Brent Ridge, M.D., vice president of Healthy Living at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. "This collaboration allows us to join forces with the largest and leading boutique hotel operator in the U.S. and reach thousands of new readers with sound advice and practical tools they can use wherever their travels take them."

Kimpton and body + soul Magazine Take Healthy Living on the Road
Package components include (as always, pricing and specific products may vary by city):
    * Peaceful accommodations,
    * Welcome Detox Mocktail, a non-alcoholic spritzer,
    * Wellness-themed take-home amenity such as an aroma therapy-scented eye mask,
    * Complimentary use of Kimpton's in-room yoga bag,
    * Take-home copy of body + soul magazine and Guide to Balanced Living booklet,
    * A healthy breakfast in-room or at the adjacent restaurant with take-home recipe sheet, based on body+soul's natural and nutritious recipes,
    * Opportunity to book a signature Relax & Rejuvenate in-room spa experience at a 10% discount off the regular price.

The package is available on weekends only (weeknights in some cities), with rates starting at $149/night (Cupertino, CA). Participating properties include select Kimpton hotels in Boston, Chicago, Cupertino, New York, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle, Scottsdale, Washington D.C., and Vancouver, British Columbia. Please see www.KimptonHotels.com/bodyandsoul for a complete list of participating properties.

"Our guests' well-being is of great importance to all of us at Kimpton, a core value we share with body + soul magazine. Our new relationship with body + soul allows us to reach our goal of providing easy and unique ways for our guests to maintain a healthy lifestyle while on the road," said Niki Leondakis, chief operating officer of Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants.

Kimpton's continually expanding Mind.Body.Spa. program includes Pilates, core strengthening, and meditation, which are broadcast via a complimentary on-demand TV channel in each guestroom. Kimpton also offers the Mind.Body.Spa program guide, a mini-travel booklet of tips on how to relieve travel fatigue. Select properties feature exercise guestrooms, equipped with a treadmill or stationary bicycle for workout enthusiasts in addition to hotel fitness centers. In addition, Kimpton demonstrates a unique dedication to its female guests with the Women InTouch program, offering comfortable and safe environments, in-room fitness and wellness options as well as the company's unique "Forgot It, We've Got It" honor bar, providing essentials that women travelers may have forgotten at home.

For more information,  call 1-800-KIMPTON or visit www.KimptonHotels.com or www.bodyandsoulmag.com.


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