Articles tagged “fitness”

Fitness Clubs Are Becoming Hotels – and Vice Versa

Fitness Clubs Are Becoming Hotels – and Vice Versa

Patrick Whyte, Skift

With people spending more money on well-being, it makes sense that fitness clubs around the country would spy an opportunity to expand their brands. However, it's important to remember not every gym can have a 40-room boutique hotel above it.

11 months ago

Urban Sports Resorts Are Closing the Gap Between Fitness and Hospitality

Urban Sports Resorts Are Closing the Gap Between Fitness and Hospitality

Laura Powell, Skift

Some of the country's highest-end fitness clubs are taking a gander at the hospitality space. But one athletic club in Chicago has already laid claim to opening the country's first "urban sports resort."

11 months ago

Hilton’s New Design Brings the Gym to the Guest Room

Hilton’s New Design Brings the Gym to the Guest Room

Deanna Ting, Skift

This is especially ideal for guests who (1) don't want their colleagues (or the general public) to see their sweaty selves in the hotel gym and (2) those rare souls who want to work out 24/7 as if no one is watching.

2 years ago

Future of Hotel Fitness: More On Demand, Tech-Driven and Branded

Future of Hotel Fitness: More On Demand, Tech-Driven and Branded

Deanna Ting, Skift

New year, new you — at least that's what a lot of us are telling ourselves this week now that the holidays are over, and so are our days of gluttony (or so we believe). And since we're all collectively tackling that perennial New Year's resolution to get healthier, now is as good a time as any to take a closer look at how hotel fitness and wellness is evolving.

2 years ago

Upscale Fitness Brand Equinox to Launch Health-Conscious Hotel Line

Upscale Fitness Brand Equinox to Launch Health-Conscious Hotel Line

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Equinox has built an incredibly strong brand and it only makes sense to take advantage of the healthy hospitality trend to stretch the brand as far as possible.

4 years ago

Hotel Gyms Are Evolving But Hoteliers Have Lots of Room For Improvements

Hotel Gyms Are Evolving But Hoteliers Have Lots of Room For Improvements

ArabianBusiness.com Staff, HotelMiddleEast.com

Some hotels tend to neglect the hotel gym almost as a necessary evil and cost center, but in doing so they are missing huge opportunities.

5 years ago

Starwood CEO Is Buff and the Chain’s Buffets are Healthy

Starwood CEO Is Buff and the Chain’s Buffets are Healthy

Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press

Starwood CEO Frits van Paasschen began his career at Nike, did a little time in the beer industry, and now has hit his stride at the hotel chain, where his fitness sensibilities can be evidenced through the chain's diverse brands. Healthy menus and active lifestyles for guests are good for business.

5 years ago

IHG’s new fitness-themed hotel is coming to New York City in 2014

IHG takes the whole healthy hotel trend one step further by creating an entire Even brand dedicated to offering wellness amenities, usually seen at high-end hotels, to guests looking for mid-range room rates.

6 years ago

Why Royal Caribbean’s Oasis and Freedom class ships are some of the most fit ships at sea

Cruises now tailor some itineraries for athletes and gym rats, so Cruise Critic has turned their expert and user lenses to rank lines based on facilities, activities, and healthy cuisine.

7 years ago