Articles tagged “fitness”

A New Wellness Hotel Gambles on Las Vegas

A New Wellness Hotel Gambles on Las Vegas

Leslie Barrie, Skift

It’s difficult to say whether a wellness-themed hotel in Las Vegas can really take off. If the current state of the wellness industry is any indicator, the odds are (sort of) good.

2 weeks ago

New Ways Hotels Are Cashing In on the Sleep Economy

New Ways Hotels Are Cashing In on the Sleep Economy

Leslie Barrie, Skift

Travelers are thinking more about their sleep habits than ever before. The hospitality industry has taken note and is now trying to find more innovative ways to help guests snooze. But will this push really help drive bookings?

1 month ago

Wellness Targets the Nightlife

Wellness Targets the Nightlife

Leslie Barrie, Skift

Millennials and Gen Z don’t want to kill festivals and clubs with their wellness wants, but they do want the event spaces to keep up with the changing times.

1 month ago

Is a Peloton Hotel Next?

Is a Peloton Hotel Next?

Leslie Barrie, Skift

Whether it’s travel companies looking to partner with fitness brands, private equity firms buying up exercise businesses, or new investors looking to pour money into fitness-tech startups, the outlook is rosy for the exercise industry.

2 months ago

Even the Alcohol Industry Attempts a Wellness Makeover

Even the Alcohol Industry Attempts a Wellness Makeover

Leslie Barrie, Skift

It makes sense that the alcohol industry would want in on the wellness movement, considering it’s a sector that has everything to do with lifestyle. But it’s unclear if consumers will get on board with the repositioning or if they’ll just consider it a buzzkill.

3 months ago

Gym Chains Want to Expand Beyond Fitness

Gym Chains Want to Expand Beyond Fitness

Leslie Barrie, Skift

If workout centers want to reach more customers, staying in the fitness lane may not cut it anymore. Instead forward-thinking athletic clubs are elevating themselves into full-fledged lifestyle brands.

3 months ago

Wellness Startups Eye Peloton’s Business Model

Wellness Startups Eye Peloton’s Business Model

Leslie Barrie, Skift

It’s easy to see why companies in the well-being space would want to try and replicate the Peloton business model — it’s been highly lucrative for the streaming fitness company. Whether other brands will see the same success is less clear.

4 months ago

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.

1 year 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."

1 year 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.

3 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