Corinthia Hotel London names new Spa Director


WHITEHALL PL, London – A new Spa Director at Corinthia Hotel London has been named and will be responsible for guiding the operation and strategy of ESPA Life, ensuring that the spa embodies the five-star standards of Corinthia London. With creative flair and energetic personality, Laura Vallati, named to the position, has already begun to capture the minds of guests, her team, and the media.

Corinthia Hotel London announced the appointment of Laura Vallati as the new Spa Director of the multi-award winning and flagship spa, ESPA Life at Corinthia. Moving from her role as General Manager at ESPA at Baha Mar, The Bahamas, Laura will oversee ESPA Life as it continues to excel among London’s destination spas.

With over twenty years’ management experience in the luxury spa and leisure industries, Laura brings the best of her international spa expertise to this new venture. Her notable achievements include successfully leading the pre-opening projects of six spas in the Caribbean, Singapore, Monaco, and beyond.

Laura’s seamless knowledge of the ESPA brand and mission from her time as General Manager at ESPA at Baha Mar, The Bahamas from 2014, and ESPA at Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore from 2011, makes Laura the perfect candidate for the role in London.

“Moving to ESPA Life at Corinthia feels like the perfect next step for me. I look forward to building ESPA Life’s global reputation as the pioneer of a new generation of spas,” said Laura.

Welcoming the appointment, Sue Harmsworth, CEO and Founder of ESPA, says “Having been a part of the ESPA family for many years, Laura has a clear vision of the wellness philosophy that underpins everything we do. I am confident that ESPA Life will continue to flourish under her direction.”

Housed within a Victorian building, Corinthia Hotel London features 294 rooms, including 40 suites and 7 penthouses, offering sweeping views across London’s most popular landmarks. Corinthia London provides unrivalled world-class luxury with superb ground floor offerings, including The Northall restaurant, serving the best in British produce throughout the day; modern Italian cuisine at Massimo Restaurant & Bar; and the musically-inspired Bassoon Bar. The new Garden Lounge offers all-day dining options in an al fresco David Collins Studio designed garden landscape, and a comprehensive cigar and spirits menu for late night entertaining. Corinthia London is also home to the flagship ESPA Life at Corinthia, a next-generation spa housed across four floors, together with a hair salon by Daniel Galvin. The hotel boasts the largest room sizes in London, original restored Victorian columns and tall windows that let in swathes of natural light. Cutting-edge technology in rooms and meeting rooms allow for recording, mixing and broadcasting from dedicated media rooms. Corinthia London is a 21st-century grand hotel located in the heart of London, created by experts with a passion for craftsmanship and an understanding of world-class service. Corinthia London is the ninth of Corinthia Hotels’ collection of five-star hotels founded by the Pisani family of Malta.

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