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SAN DIEGO (November 30, 2011)—ElliptiGO, Inc., creators of the world’s first elliptical bike, today announced the addition of Glenn Colarossi as a consultant for the Hospitality Industry.A veteran of the health, wellness and spa space, Colarossi will use his depth of expertise to help expand this channel by building on ElliptiGO’s initial success.
The Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina, Paradise Point Resort and Spa in San Diego and The Beach Club in Santa Monica, California represent a few of ElliptiGOs current clients who are enjoying the benefits of this eye-catching and innovative fitness device.“Adding ElliptiGOs to our rental fleet has been exciting and beneficial on many levels. Not only do we see steady demand and high guest satisfaction for rental of the ElliptiGOs themselves, but the unique and novel appearance, particularly in action, attracts other people to our facility, “remarked Scott Hermes, General Manager, Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina.
With a Masters’ degree in Exercise Physiology and post-graduate work at the University of Physical Culture in Moscow, Colarossi brings with him extensive educational and practical experience in health and fitness to his role with ElliptiGO.He has been an owner/operator and consultant to some of the best health clubs in the world, and his client list includes the Four Seasons, Mandarin Oriental, W, St. Regis, Fairmont, and The Plaza Hotel.Colarossi was engaged by Starwood Hotels to assist in the development of the WestinWORKOUT, and subsequently developed brand standards for Fairmont, Miraval and TDIC (Tourism Development Investment Corporation Abu Dhabi).
“ElliptiGO has taken the most popular piece of gym equipment and brought it outdoors,” said Colarossi.“It’s brilliant!I am confident that hotels and other properties will see how having a high-end, high-performance fitness device like ElliptiGO on their property will be a major benefit for both them and their guests.”
“We are very pleased to partner with Glenn to help expand our presence in hotels and wellness centers across the country,” stated Bryce Whiting, VP of Sales, ElliptiGO.“We’ve had a great deal of positive feedback from our initial programs, and we are excited to have Glenn on our team to help us in our expansion.”
ElliptiGO, Inc. is a San Diego-based company that created the world’s first elliptical bicycle. By modifying the elliptical trainer motion and combining it with the functionality of a bicycle, the ElliptiGO line of bikes delivers a high-performance workout experience that closely mimics running outdoors while eliminating the impact. It provides the most comfortable, fun and efficient way to get out and stay active. The full line of ElliptiGO bikes is available for purchase at select retailers nationwide and through the company’s website: www.elliptigo.com.
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