The tornado that ripped through Moore, OK, last week damaged the Anytime Fitness club in the town and left several hundred of the club's members homeless. The Anytime Fitness corporate office in Hastings, MN, sent relief efforts to families in Moore.
Hospitality companies with brands in the luxury market as well as the economy market are seeing that a good fitness center can be a differentiating factor for many business travelers. That is why hotels companies, such as Hilton, InterContinental Hotels Group and Wyndham Hotel Group, have bumped up their fitness efforts. In addition, Leisure Sports has been operating a unique hotel and fitness center since 2006 that has pulled in almost twice what its other fitness center operations make.
Chuck Runyon, co-founder and CEO of Anytime Fitness, discusses his appearance on ABC's "Secret Millionaire" as well as his book "Working Out Sucks" and the growth of his company with Club Industry Managing Editor Stuart Goldman....More