TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced air purification, circadian rhythm lighting, dawn simulation and aromatherapy are just some of the new amenities in the newly opened Stay Well™ rooms at Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina.
Created by Delos™, the Stay Well™ room concept is the first of its kind to offer evidence-based health and wellness features to help travelers while they're on the road.
Wellness offerings have become increasingly important for business and leisure travelers. Marriott's new Stay Well™ rooms offer a holistic and revolutionary hospitality experience to help minimize the impact travel has on the body and mind. Rooms strive to reduce the effects of jet lag, decrease stress, enable more restful sleep and increase energy and vitality.
"Wellness is a major social movement that we have embraced in totality," said James Nozar, Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Property Partners LLC, which owns the hotel near Ybor City. "We plan to provide healthy living and wellness options throughout our downtown project, and it begins with the guest experience here."
The South Tampa hotel converted 34 guest rooms on one floor to the new concept. Each includes:
- A state-of-the-art air purification system that reduces allergens and toxins invisible to the human eye.
- Circadian mood lighting that is engineered to emulate the color of natural outdoor light to help enhance sleep quality, energy levels and productivity.
- Long wave night lighting to allow guests to safely navigate at night while minimizing sleep disruption.
- Stay Well™ mattresses, which support the back.
- Dawn simulator to wake guests gradually and gently with increasing levels of music or natural sound, coupled with gradually increasing light.
- Aromatherapy to improve the ambience of the room.
- Vitamin C-infused shower system that neutralizes the effect of chlorine, known to dry the skin and hair.
In addition to built-in features, Stay Well™ rooms offer healthy menu selections, allergy-friendly cleaning processes, wellness programs, and meditation options via a mobile app. Travelers also will enjoy complimentary access to Cleveland Clinic's award-winning wellness programs for sleep, stress and nutrition management.
"We are always looking for ways to differentiate our hotel and provide innovative options to enhance the guest experience, and these rooms are part of that initiative," said Ron McAnaugh, General Manager of the Tampa waterfront hotel.
About Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina
In the heart of downtown and situated along the waterfront, Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina at 700 S. Florida Ave. in Tampa, FL features first-class accommodations and modern amenities, including two on-site restaurants, a waterfront lobby bar, fitness facilities and a rooftop pool with views of the city and Tampa Bay. The hotel has event and meeting space totaling over 50,000 square feet. Next to the Tampa Convention Center and Amalie Arena — home of the Tampa Lightning — the hotel is also near Tampa International Airport (TPA), Raymond James Stadium, Port Tampa Bay, Florida Aquarium and historic Ybor City. For information, visit www.TampaWaterside.com or call 1-813-221-4900.
About Stay Well™
Developed by Delos™, the pioneer of Wellness Real Estate™, Stay Well™ offers evidence-based health and wellness features, amenities and programs in hotels nationwide. Combining medical research with technological advancements in hotel rooms, Stay Well™ sets a new standard in wellness hospitality. Stay Well™ hotel rooms incorporate state-of-the-art wellness technologies to help improve indoor air and water quality, nutrition, sleep patterns and physical comfort, as well as reduce exposure to germs and allergens. Stay Well™ Meetings incorporates evidence-based wellness-enhancing features and programming designed to increase productivity and mental acuity while reducing stress and fatigue among attendees. The Stay Well™ program also includes an online Stay Well™ shop and Stay Well™ mobile apps that help maximize the experience. For information, visit www.StayWellRooms.com.
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