Did fitness make your list of New Year’s resolutions? If so, hotels are here to help. Properties around the world are capitalizing on a growing interest in mindful living by pumping dollars into pumping iron.
We’re not just talking about spa resorts, either. Urban, business-minded hotels are rocking the fitness market. “Gone are the days of a couple of old treadmills in the basement,” says Jason Friedman, general manager at The Siam, one of central Bangkok’s newest boutique properties. “We know that the size and quality of fitness facilities are a prominent factor in the decision-making matrix of hotel guests.”