Senkai Spas to open in Apia with First Samoan Beauty Therapist
APIA: 14 December 2011: The South Pacific Academy of Beauty Therapy Fiji – congratulates their first Samoan Graduate as she joins their sister company in their latest venture to open in Samoa soon.
The Senikai Spas is to Operate a Rejuvenation and Wellness Spa at Tanoa Tusitala Hotel in Apia, Samoa to operate under license under the care of the Samoan graduate Petronilla and the Molioo’ family who operate the Samoa Western Union franchise.
Petronilla has successfully completed the Level 5 Diploma Level with the South Pacific Academy of Beauty Therapy Fiji that provides training at the highest of International standards, with external examinations from a reputable governing body; The Advanced Association of Beauty Therapists, AABTh Australia.
Successful graduates attain a Diploma in Beauty & Spa Therapy and AABTh Australia certification of assessment.
The Advanced Association of Beauty Therapists (AABTh) Australia awarded student Petronilla Molio’o from Samoa the highest in Practical.
A statement from Seinaki Spas said that Petronilla’s presence at the South Pacific Academy of Beauty Therapy Fiji has now resulted in her affiliation with the first Senikai Spa, soon to open in Samoa.
“Senikai Spas look forward to working with Petronilla and the Molio’o family,” said the statement.
“We at Senikai are delighted to be working closely with the Tanoa Hotel Group in the development and export of rejuvenation and wellness centres within the Pacific. Their growth strategy closely mirrors our own and it is encouraging to see established Pacific companies working together in the development of the tourism and rejuvenation and well-being sector,” said Ms Debra Sadranu.
“This is our first new venture in this part of the Pacific and we are extremely confident that it will prove to be a great success. Due to open in the first quarter of 2012, the new spa facility will cater to tourists and locals providing therapeutic and rejuvenating spa treatments. Senikai Spas highly trained therapists also offer free Skin consultations, for clients seeking advice on skin problems and disorders, such as psoriasis, pigmentation and acne conditions,” said Ms Sadranu.
Debra Sadranu moved to Fiji from Australia and opened the country’s first Beauty Academy in 1998. She never envisaged that Beauty & Spa Therapy would become such a vital part of Fiji’s tourism industry. Fiji’s hotels and resorts are the major contributors of the Academy’s guaranteed employment success rate.
“SPABT is pleased to say that after 13 years, this is still evident with the consistent advertising from hotels for Spa therapists. The Schools sister company Senikai Spas, offers both workplace training and employment opportunities to students. Many graduates have migrated, predominantly to New Zealand & Australia where they now work in the Beauty Industry. Quality training, cultural diversity, workplace training, Spa Island resort experience and guaranteed employment; a unique training package that only the SPABT has to offer.
“Our company is also excited at the prospect of facilitating the Beauty & Spa industry in Samoa, by giving other local young ladies the opportunity to train in Fiji, just as we have with Petronilla,” Ms Sadranu stated.
Senikai – is the Fijian word for flower!