India September 7th, 2016:- Courtyard by Marriott Agra along with Marriott India has joined hands with Stepathlon for a very healthy reason. A 100 Days Health Race where the team competes with each other for the number of steps they take. Stepathlon is an interesting concept for promoting fitness among corporate employees. A physically and mentally healthy workforce is a key to running a profitable business and corporates are happy to organize good wellness programmes like Stepathlon for employees because it benefits individuals and companies by bringing down healthcare costs and boosting employee morale and productivity. As per Stepthalon, the participants include almost 500 Companies for 54 countries.
Courtyard by Marriott Agra is officially launching Stepthalon 2016 by organizing a treasure hunt for all their associates who will be divided into seven teams and they are made to hunt for the hidden treasures along with a relay race from the hotel to Kalakriti, thereby stepping up their physical activity. There are many surprises and prizes for the winners and the team who does well. The activity will go on for 100 days.
Explaining the rationale for participating in Stepthalon, Abhishek Sahai, General Manager, Courtyard by Marriott Agra, said “The idea is to promote team spirit among associates and motivate them towards a healthy lifestyle. This is necessary to counter the work pressures and stresses people go through in their lives these days.”
“With our sedentary lifestyle, and long hours spent sitting in front of the computer is making us unhealthy. Being healthy should be a habit, your passion, a pursuit which should never end. With the Stepathlon 100 Days Challenge start a new life, love what you do and do it every day. I challenge my Stepatheletes for a rocking 100 Days. 7 Teams from CY Agra compete from 7th September 2016 and off course the Grand Prize awaits till the end” added Rahul Singh, HR Manager, Courtyard by Marriott, Agra.
Apart from this, Courtyard by Marriott also conducts Wellness Wednesdays and other Health and wellness activities & games for the associates. The Hotel also has an exclusive Health Menu for their associates.
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Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is a global leading lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 4,400 properties in 87 countries and territories. Marriott International reported revenues of more than $14 billion in fiscal year 2015. The copany operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts under 19 brands.