·       The complex to host twice daily workout classes as part of annual month-long health and wellness initiative’s 30×30 programme

·       Participants will be able to partake in weekly competitions and a grand finale prize will be rewarded at the end of Dubai Fitness Challenge

OCTOBER 28, 2019, DUBAI – Grab your workout gear and get ready to work up a sweat because Swissôtel Al Ghurair is up for the challenge!

The five-star hotel and the iconic Al Ghurair Centre located in Deira have signed up to the annual Dubai Fitness Challenge to host 30-days of fun 30-minute exercise classes that are guaranteed to get the heart rate pumping, burn plenty calories while promoting the benefits of an active and healthy lifestyle.

Taking place from 18th October to 16th November, the Dubai Fitness Challenge aims to make Dubai the most active city in the world by supporting and nurturing a culture of exercise, health, strength and well-being among residents.

As part of the fun 30-day programme of events, Swissôtel Al Ghurair and Al Ghurair Centre will host a series of daily free to attend 30-minute work-out classes and activities. Classes will be held at multiple locations within the complex including the property’s health and fitness facilities,the Pool Deck, the Workout Studio as well as in the Al Naadi Sports Club located in Al Ghurair Centre.

2 sessions daily conveniently timed at 9am and 7pm and will include Zumba, HIIT, Bootcamp, Core & More, Stretching and a range of Pool Activities.

Highly qualified trainers from Swissotel Spa and Sports will lead the sessions, which have been designed to appeal to fitness fans of all ages and ability levels, including those who are only just beginning to lead an active life as part of the Dubai Fitness Challenge.

All sessions are free to hotel guests, Al Naadi Sports Club members as well as residents who register online for the Dubai Fitness Challenge. The initiative’s 30×30 has been created to introduces residents to the huge benefits just 30 minutes of exercise every day for a month can have.

Launched in 2017 by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, each year the Dubai Fitness Challenge sees hundreds of thousands of people of all ages and fitness levels commit to 30 consecutive minutes of physical activity for 30 consecutive days.

This year, as Dubai continues its mission to become the healthiest city in the world, the aim is to encourage more residents than ever to take part in the Dubai Fitness Challenge.

“At Swissôtel Al Ghurair we’re always up for a challenge, especially something as fun and important as the Dubai Fitness Challenge,” said Dominic Arel the hotel’s General Manager.

“As a community hotel, we are always looking for ways to engage with our guests, international travellers and local residents. Initiatives such as the Dubai Fitness Challenge are a great way of bringing together the community and showing the huge benefits just 30 minutes of exercise, every day for 30 days can have on your health and well-being.

“Our team of expert in-house health and fitness trainers will lead twice-daily classes. Everyone who registers for the Dubai Fitness Challenge can attend for free, and we look forward to welcoming guests and local community members for a month of fantastic fitness and plenty of smiles!” says Dominic.

Visit the Swissôtel Al Ghurair’s hotel website for more information and timings of the Dubai Fitness Challenge classes.

About Swissôtel Al Ghurair

Swissotel Al Ghurair is a luxury five-star hotel located in Deira in the heart of Dubai. The hotel is surrounded by outstanding architecture and breathtaking designs. Linked to the iconic Al Ghurair shopping center, it is within walking distance to famous landmarks and cultural locations such as the City’s colorful Souqs, Dubai Creek, Downtown Dubai and other historical districts. It is in close proximity to Dubai International Airport and Dubai Union Station. Swissôtel Al Ghurair and Swissôtel Living Al Ghurair opened its doors in February, 2018. It was officially launched as the first ever Swissôtel in United Arab Emirates and comprises of 620 luxurious rooms, suites and apartments, three food and beverage outlets with wide choice of delightful dishes and well-appointed Swissôtel Spa & Sport, the perfect escape to unwind your body, mind and soul.