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Massages, saunas, yoga classes, golf, gourmet food, resort accommodations: For Neil Kurlander, it’s all part of a day’s work. As the new GC, senior vice president, and corporate development chief of Spa Finder, Inc., Kurlander’s duties include testing the services at the luxurious properties that the New York-based marketing company handles. “At the end of a tough day,” says Kurlander, “it’s nice to be pampered a little bit.” But the 42-year-old lawyer does have his work cut out for him. His mandate is to help CEO Pete Ellis transform the 17-year-old company from a booking/referral service into a travel marketing company that focuses on spas. According to Kurlander, consumers can’t seem to get enough of the spa experience. Spa Finder reports that this fast-growing segment of the hospitality-leisure market produced an estimated $12.5 billion in revenues in 2001. Kurlander, a 1985 graduate of Hofstra University School of Law, served for ten years as vice president of corporate legal affairs for Horsehead Industries, a privately held natural resources service company (now defunct), before joining Spa Finder. He says the spa segment is one of the few areas of the travel industry that has seen continuous growth since 9/11. The reason? People want to take care of themselves: “At a time when everybody is dealing with a lot of stress in their life, I think it’s important to have a chance to step back and refocus your energies.” Joan Oleck

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