Athletic Minded Traveler LLC

Athletic Minded Traveler LLC

May 24, 2006 10:00 ET Healthy Lifestyle Online Resource Expands Coverage into Vancouver, BC

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - May 24, 2006) -

Vancouver Hotels, Health Clubs, Restaurants, Retailers, and More, Recommended by Leading Healthy Travel Company

Athletic-Minded Traveler LLC, a San Diego based media company that operates the largest healthy travel site on the web,, released its ranking of Vancouver's healthiest hotels. Twelve accommodations (organized and reviewed by price category) received the company's recommendation after in-depth research and anonymous personal tours by the editorial staff.

In addition to healthy hotel recommendations, the travel portal also provides other Vancouver healthy lifestyle information, including: superior health clubs and gyms, healthy eating options, running routes, lap pools, athletic-minded retailers, and more. The site offers similar content for nearly 100 other North American destinations.

"We are proud to expand our coverage into the cultural and business hub of Vancouver, BC," said Jim Kaese, co-founder and President of Athletic-Minded Traveler LLC. "With healthcare costs skyrocketing and studies demonstrating that healthier employees produce more and cost less, the site affords our corporate customers a simple method to distribute customized healthy lifestyle content to employees as part of wellness and work/life programs. These Vancouver hotels deserve special recognition for supporting and encouraging travelers' healthy and active lifestyles."

To arrive at its top picks, the editorial staff uses a formula that rates location, room features, dining options, amenities and guest services, with extra weight given to on-site or nearby fitness facilities. To maintain the objectivity and integrity of its ratings, Athletic Minded Traveler LLC does not receive any financial compensation from recommended businesses.

As listed on, Vancouver's healthiest
hotels are:

Terminal City Club/Hotel
Le Soleil
Four Seasons
Marriott Pinnacle
Pan Pacific
Sheraton Wall Centre
Best Western Downtown
Sandman Suites Extended Stay
Ramada Inn and Suites Downtown

About Athletic Minded Traveler LLC

Athletic-Minded Traveler LLC is a healthy-living media company offering print and online business solutions for thousands of individuals, and Fortune 500 companies such as KPMG. The San Diego based company services its clients through an expert staff of athletic-minded consultants at 1-877-272-6657 and online at Athletic-Minded Traveler products and services have been recommended by Newsweek Magazine, Men's Health, Outside Magazine, Fitness Magazine, and others.

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