InterContinental Toronto Centre



InterContinental Toronto Centre

August 13, 2013 12:49 ET

MEDIA ALERT: Entire 350-InterContinental Toronto Centre Team Holds Massive Zumba Workout

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 13, 2013) - Every morning at 8:00 a.m. for nearly three years Anil Datt, Director of Housekeeping at InterContinental Toronto Centre, and his housekeeping staff of 37 start their day with a 10 minute team building salsa dance. This little morning ritual will be larger than life tomorrow morning, Wednesday August 14 when the entire InterContinental Toronto Centre staff of 350 associates, ages 25 to 74, decked out in hotel uniforms and business attire, will hold a massive Zumba workout led by Amanda Grant, one of Canada's top Zumba Master Trainers. Amanda will be popping in from the canfitpro consumer fitness + wellness show, North America's largest international fitness club and business conference trade show happening at the adjacent Metro Toronto Convention Centre Friday August 16 and Saturday August 17 - (open to the public).

Who: A mass Zumba workout with 31 kitchen preps, cooks and chefs in all-white (some donning Chef hats), 17 bell/doormen/valet in vest suits in a dark grey/black, 73 housekeepers in black and white apron uniforms, 21 front desk agents/concierge in grey suits, 46 bartenders and servers in all black, 11 engineers in blue shirts and black pants, 14 laundry associates in all white, 19 spa associates in spa gear, accounting/sales/human resources/security in business attire and others…then add hotel guests and Front Street passersby to the mix.
Where: The Lobby of the InterContinental Toronto Centre
225 Front Street, West (corner of Front Street and Simcoe Street)
When: Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Two energetic Zumba sessions:
7:30 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. hotel associates, hotel guests and passersby
10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. hotel associates, hotel guests and passersby

Event Details:

  • Great visuals and sound bites with the InterContinental Toronto Centre staff in full uniform and upbeat Zumba music playing
  • Passersby will be invited to join in the fun and provide great visuals and sound bites

Spokespersons on site:

  • Alexi Hakim, general manager, InterContinental Toronto Centre
  • Amanda Grant, master Zumba trainer
  • Anil Datt, director of housekeeping, InterContinental Toronto Centre

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