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Omni Scottsdale's Joya Spa, Introduces New Director to Elevate Guest Experience

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Spa Director for the renowned Joya Spa. With an impressive background in the spa industry, the newly appointed director will be responsible for overseeing the operational function and management of Joya Spa and the resort’s retail outlets, with a focus on enhancing guest experiences.

Kristen Mather, previously Assistant Spa Director at The Phoenician Resort & Spa for nearly a decade, brings a wealth of experience to her new role. During her tenure at The Phoenician, she played an instrumental role in overseeing a multi-million dollar renovation project that enhanced the spa's offerings. Under her leadership, The Phoenician Resort's spa received the prestigious Forbes Five Star Award in 2019. She served as Guest Services Manager at The Sanctuary prior to that.

"Within the spa industry, numerous individuals embody the role of healers. It goes beyond the creation of a luxurious space; it involves nurturing connections that enable guests to depart with a sense of rejuvenation," said Kristen Mather. "At Joya Spa, we aim to elevate guests' experiences by going beyond traditional relaxation techniques. I’m passionate about industry research and my goal is to implement innovative spa and wellness experiences to ensure our spa guests' expectations are exceeded.”

The addition of Kristen Mather aligns perfectly with Omni Scottsdale's commitment to enhancing experiences for its guests following a recent multi-million dollar renovation to its rooms and meeting spaces completed in August 2023.

Nestled against picturesque Camelback Mountain in Paradise Valley, Arizona, this exclusive oasis draws inspiration from Morocco and Andalusia in Southern Spain. Joya Spa stands as the crown jewel within Omni Scottsdale om– an indulgent haven encompassing 31,000 square feet of pure luxury. Conceived by Sylvia Sepielli – renowned visionary behind some of the world’s most celebrated spas – Joya offers rejuvenating Moroccan-inspired hot and cold bathing rituals within its Hammam treatment spa.

Joya Spa amenities include spa suites, a terrace pool and full-service salon. The spa’s signature services include facials, massage, body treatments, wellness and meditation rituals, and more.

"When you step into Joya Spa, you are transported to a world of ultimate comfort," commented Mather. "Our spa is designed to wash away stress and burdens, leaving guests feeling refreshed and revived. It's our mission to provide an extraordinary experience that nurtures the body and replenishes the soul."

For more information or to make an appointment, contact Joya Spa at (480) 627-3020 or email The full spa menu can be found at

About Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia 

Omni Scottsdale Resort is an exclusive oasis inspired by the exotic locales of Morocco and Andalusia in Southern Spain. Nestled at the base of picturesque Camelback Mountain in Paradise Valley, Arizona, the resort boasts 293 spacious guest rooms, including 38 luxury suites and two presidential suites, and award-winning culinary experiences including the critically-acclaimed Prado restaurant. Omni Scottsdale Resort's crown jewel, Joya Spa, is home to Scottsdale's only Hammam treatment spa – a rejuvenating Moroccan-inspired hot and cold bathing ritual. Located just 15 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), the resort's meeting facilities include more than 100,000 square-feet of modern luxury banquet and event space, including 27,000 square-feet of indoor meeting space, along with eight outdoor gardens, courtyards, and lawns perfect for conventions, board meetings and weddings. To get additional information or book accommodations, visit or call 1-480-627-3200.