SportsArt Enters Worldwide Fitness Partnership with Accor Group
Seattle, WA – May 23, 2022 – SportsArt, a leader in socially responsible fitness solutions for over 40
years, has been selected by Astore (Accor Group’s Procurement organization) to become a global
preferred vendor outfitting their fitness centers with SportsArt’s patented ECO-POWRTM cardio
equipment. One of only four fitness suppliers selected by Accor, both brands share a similar mission
to promote environmental sustainability and offer socially conscious options to help create a better
“We’re excited to provide Accor Group’s properties and the partners of Astore Procurement with
integrations and applications that will give their hotels even more opportunities to inspire the health
and wellness of their guests and our planet,” states Ruben Mejia, executive vice president, SportsArt
Americas. “All ECO-POWRTM cardio products convert up to 74% of human energy into usable
electricity. That means, one hour of working out with an ECO-POWRTM machine can produce enough
electricity to power a desktop computer for 2.4 hours. Both SportsArt and Accor have the same
mission and goals, so I couldn’t be happier to enter this partnership.”
The multi-year partnership began earlier this month in all of Accor Hotel’s markets including Asia, the
Middle East, Africa and Europe as well as North & South America. In recent months, Accor’s Chief
Sustainability Officer has stated that Accor is building a company that contributes to the environment
more than it takes from the environment. This partnership will prove to enhance the sustainability
goals of both companies.
“Sustainability has been a part of our DNA since our genesis,” stated Giovanni Berselli, Sales
Director, EMEA at SportsArt. “All of our initiatives have been developed to try to make the world a
better. SportsArt shares this value with Accor Hotel group, so creating this partnership has been
easy. Now it’s time to give back to the planet thanks to Accor’s guests through the use of SportsArt’s
In 2021, Accor accelerated the use of green (wind and solar) energy, with Procurement solutions
accelerating new partnerships and suppliers. Accor signed the Glasgow Declaration on Climate
Action in Tourism launched by the UN World Tourism Organization (UNTWO) on November 4, 2021.
So far, more than 300 public and private tourism organizations have agreed to halve their emissions
by 2030 and achieve net zero by 2050. Their partnership with SportsArt brings Accor one step closer
to achieving this goal.
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With more than 40 years of innovative design and manufacturing excellence, SportsArt continues to
lead the fitness industry through revolutionary sustainable solutions. Along with the world’s only line
of energy-generating cardio equipment, ECO-POWR™️, SportsArt also offers a full range of high quality cardio, strength and rehabilitation equipment for the fitness, medical and residential markets. Known for its dedication to service, durability and cutting-edge technologies, SportsArt is one of the
largest single brand manufacturers in the world with over 500,000 square feet of state-of-the-art
space. The company designs, manufactures and tests all equipment in-house before it is sold in over
70 countries worldwide. For more information visit gosportsart.com.
About Accor Group
Accor is a world leading hospitality group consisting of more than 5,200 properties and 10,000 food
and beverage venues throughout 110 countries. The group has one of the industry’s most diverse
and fully-integrated hospitality ecosystems encompassing more than 40 luxury, premium, midscale
and economy hotel brands, entertainment and nightlife venues, restaurants and bars, branded private
residences, shared accommodation properties, concierge services, co-working spaces and more.
Accor boasts a portfolio of distinctive brands and approximately 260,000 team members worldwide.
68 million members benefit from the company’s comprehensive loyalty program – ALL – Accor Live
Limitless – a daily lifestyle companion that provides access to a wide variety of rewards, services and
experiences. Through its Planet 21 – Acting Here, Accor Solidarity, RiiSE and ALL Heartist Fund
initiatives, the Group is focused on driving positive action through business ethics, responsible
tourism, environmental sustainability, community engagement, diversity and inclusivity. For more
information visit group.accor.com.
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