Aspiga, the Hampshire based flipflop, kikoy and beach accessories supplier has launched a promotional venture with the award winning Grayshott Spa in Surrey. Both companies have a very similar customer profile and see this joint marketing activity as a win-win opportunity.
Online PR News – 17-June-2010 – – aspiga, best known for their leather sandals, were looking for a way to expand their mailing list and felt they needed more than just a money off promotion. Aspiga owner Lucy Macnamara said, “With the warm weather, traffic to our website has mushroomed. We have fabulous hand made flipflops and we wanted to show these to a wider audience. The tie up with Grayshott gives our loyal customers a great opportunity to sample a fabulous venue.”
The offer embraces a chance to win a spa holiday for two. It is available to registered account holders only and includes a 10% discount off a future order. As Lucy explains, “ to build our mailing list, we are asking our existing registered account customers to recommend us to 4 friends. For this they get entered into a competition to win a luxury stay for two at Grayshott as well as the 10% discount. It’s a great prize and we’re delighted to be associated with such a glorious venue.”
Grayshott Spa is situated a mile and a half from the village of Grayshott, 16 miles south of Guildford. Once the country seat of Poet Laureate, Lord Alfred Tennyson, Grayshott, with its 47 acres of sweeping lawns and adjoining 700 acres of National Trust land, is the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate. Renowned for its natural therapies, highly trained therapists, extensive facilities and delicious, nutritionally balanced spa cuisine, Grayshott has recently been voted “Favourite UK Spa Retreat” by Conde Nast Traveller readers. Facilities include indoor and outdoor swimming pools, hydrotherapy pool, relaxation room, sauna and steam rooms, gym, exercise classes, indoor and outdoor tennis court. The promotion with Aspiga provides an opportunity to introduce Grayshott to a new audience.
The prize on offer includes a full day at the spa for two, including overnight stay, all meals, treatments and the use of all facilities. Account holders need to login to their Aspiga account where they will find the Refer a Friend option. Aspiga hope not just to generate referrals but also to incentivise website visitors to register. Once in the account area website visitors will then will need to enter four friends details for the chance to win. The closing date of the competition is July 29th, 2010.
Aspiga was founded by owner Lucy Macnamara five years ago after visiting Kenya on holiday. She fell in love, not only with the country itself, but with their stunning sandals and many of their other wonderful hand made products.
For Lucy, Aspiga is not just about business. She is passionate about Kenya, "a unique and beautiful country, with some of the friendliest and happiest people I have ever met." Aspiga now have 12 suppliers, who are individuals, with small work forces (not factories) giving much needed jobs to local men and women in their community.