Bernard Burt is an internationally recognized authority on spas and is a writer and leader in the field of spa vacations and fitness travel. He has written for such leading magazines as National Geographic Traveler, Travel and Leisure, and Spa Magazine. The Board of Directors of the International Spa Association recently named Burt recipient of its Dedicated Contributor Award. The award honors his commitment to industry standards and his professional values Pamela Lechtman is a writer and editor who has visited more than 500 spas worldwide. For the past thirty years her articles about spas have appeared in more than 100 newspapers and magazines. She recently served as an advisor for the National Geographic Traveler survey of American spasBurt, Bernard I. is the author of '100 Best Spas of the World' with ISBN 9780762708079 and ISBN 0762708077.