Las Vegas, Friday, April 28, 2006

Mobil Travel Guide today announced its third annual America?s Best Hotel and Resort Spas for United States and Canada, and Spa Bellagio was one of only 60 spas to achieve the Four-Star Award.

The growing spa industry is evolving in Las Vegas, and Spa Bellagio is leading the way with 55,000 square feet of treatment space, an international array of innovative services and an expert staff. In recognition of the spa?s offerings, Spa Bellagio received the prestigious Mobil Four-Star rating for the third consecutive year, one of only 28 spas to have achieved this distinction.

"We are extremely proud of this accomplishment," said Michelle Wilkos, director of Spa & Salon Bellagio. "Our service-oriented therapists and aestheticians, trained by the best in the business, have passion and it shows. The beautifully designed spa sets the mood, but this staff is the reason for our success."

The expanded Spa Bellagio, which re-opened in December 2004, features a Watsu Room, a 1,000-square-foot Bamboo Studio offering scheduled fitness classes, and a Meditation Room complete with soothing water walls. Specially trained therapists complete the indulgent experience at Spa Bellagio.

The Mobil Star rating is determined by anonymous service evaluations using more than 450 criteria. Evaluations consider every aspect of the spa, from the reservation process and check-in to the public areas and treatments. The Mobil Four-Star spa must provide a luxurious, personalized experience with expanded amenities in an elegant and serene environment.

"The Star-rated properties recognized today exemplify the finest in hotel and resort spa experiences in the United States," said Kenneth P. Cohen, vice president, public affairs, Exxon Mobil Corporation.

For more information on Spa Bellagio, visit the resort?s website at