Waldorf Astoria New York has chosen Trilogy Spa Ventures to operate the hotel's luxury Guerlain Spa beginning August 1, 2011. Credit: Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts.

NEW YORK - Waldorf Astoria New York has chosen Trilogy Spa Ventures to operate the hotel's luxury Guerlain Spa beginning August 1, 2011. As part of this agreement, Trilogy also assumes oversight of the hotel's Guerlain retail boutique.

"The Guerlain Spa at The Waldorf=Astoria provides truly exceptional and transformative spa experiences to both distinguished hotel guests and discerning New Yorkers," stated Eric O. Long, general manager, The Waldorf=Astoria. "We have selected Trilogy Spa Ventures to provide spa services, as well as an enhanced menu of treatments that will accommodate our spa guests' distinct needs. Their industry expertise will serve as an asset to our spa."

"Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts and Guerlain are two fabled luxury brands," said David Stoup, Trilogy chairman. "We look forward to aligning our organization in such a way that delivers a lavish spa experience for hotel guests and New Yorkers alike."

Nineteen floors above the fabled Waldorf lobby, the spa creates a serene oasis in the famed Waldorf Towers. The 14,000 square-foot Guerlain Spa features 16 treatment rooms, consisting of 13 dry rooms and three fully appointed wet therapy suites for hydrotherapy and Vichy shower, a relaxing footbath lounge, interconnecting and double rooms for couples and groups, freshly prepared beverages and stunning views of midtown Manhattan. In advance of the August re-launch, the facility will receive a renewed lighting package and new soft goods.

A world leader in beauty for nearly 200 years, Guerlain creates fragrances, makeup and skincare of exquisite quality and French luxury. With a reputation for unparalleled devotion to innovation and excellence, handed down from generation to generation, each creation is steeped in history and reflects the discerning tastes of elegant women worldwide.

Trilogy provides spa operations services and offers access to the world's most iconic beauty brands for luxury hospitality properties. The principals of Trilogy possess a lifetime of experience operating in the beauty, spa and hotel arenas.

World-renowned, Waldorf Astoria New York is one of the first hotels to combine elegance, luxurious amenities and premier services. For more than a century, the hotel's staff has been committed to the service traditions of the world's grand hotels, ensuring that each guest is provided with a delightfully memorable visit. Recognized as an official New York City landmark since 1992, Waldorf Astoria New York is lauded by many as the epicenter of the city's cultural, commercial, social and political life.

Reservations for services at the Guerlain Spa at Waldorf Astoria New York will be accepted beginning July 1, 2011, at +1 212 872 7200. For more information, please visit www.TrilogySpaVentures.com or www.WaldorfNewYork.com.

Contact:
Meg Towner
The Waldorf=Astoria
+1 212 868 1900 x254
mtowner@quinnandco.com

Martha Pulido
Trilogy Spa Ventures
+1 212 377 3581
Martha.Pulido@Evins.com

About Waldorf Astoria New York
Waldorf Astoria New York, an official New York City landmark since 1993, has been an internationally recognized symbol of elegance and grace for more than 100 years. As such the Art Deco masterpiece, occupying an entire city block of midtown Manhattan, is at the epicenter of the city's cultural, commercial, social and political life. A grand hotel in the grandest of traditions, with cosmopolitan restaurants, bustling lounges and bars, more than 60,000 square feet of high-tech equipped function space, state-of-the-art business center and intriguing boutiques, Waldorf is a microcosm of the city it has served so well for so long. Waldorf Astoria New York is a member of Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts and Hilton Worldwide. Call 1-800-WALDORF or visit www.waldorfnewyork.com for more information.

About Guerlain
A world leader in beauty for nearly 200 years, Guerlain creates makeup, skincare, and fragrances of exquisite quality and refinement. With a reputation for unparalleled devotion to luxury, innovation, and excellence, handed down from generation to generation, each creation from the house of Guerlain is steeped in history-a reflection of elegance, sophistication, and discerning taste worldwide. For further information about Guerlain, visit www.guerlain.com.

About Trilogy Spa Ventures
Trilogy Spa Ventures was formed by David Stoup and Robert Boykin and launched in January 2011. Designed to establish mutually beneficial relationships between beauty brands and hotels, residences and mixed-use properties, Trilogy Spa Ventures acts as the critical spa management link between hospitality companies and beauty brands to ensure an optimal return for its hotel partners. Trilogy Spa Ventures is headquartered in New York, with offices in Arizona.

About Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is a portfolio of nearly 30 iconic properties that create a unique sense of place with a relentless commitment to personal service and culinary expertise in landmark locations around the world. Unified by their inspirational environments and True Waldorf Service, Waldorf Astoria hotels deliver graceful service from the moment a guest books through checkout. Waldorf Astoria is a part of Hilton, a leading global hospitality company. Experience Waldorf Astoria by booking at www.waldorfastoria.com or through the Hilton Honors mobile app. Learn about the brand by visiting news.waldorfastoria.com, and follow Waldorf Astoria on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

About Hilton
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,300 properties with more than 863,000 rooms, in 106 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.

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