Get HCM digital magazine and ezines FREE
Sign up here ▸
Jobs   News   Features   Products   Magazine      Advertise  
NEWS
Aman's Janu hotel will have one of the biggest gyms in Tokyo
POSTED 04 Jan 2024 . BY Kath Hudson
Relaxation spaces around Janu's lap pool Credit: Aman
One of the biggest gyms in Tokyo will open in March at the new Janu hotel
Janu is a new brand from hotelier Aman. The company plans to open 12 new properties under the Janu brand globally
Facilities include a 4,000sq m wellness centre with a gym floor, studios and the first boxing ring in a Tokyo hotel, along with advanced recovery options
The move is part of a trends for hotels to invest in health and fitness to capture both local and tourist markets, competing with local health and fitness operators
Janu, the new hotel brand from luxury operator Aman, is gearing up to launch its first location this March in Tokyo. The property will feature one of the city's largest gyms.

Part of a 4,000sq m state-of-the-art wellness centre, the 340sq m gym will feature five group exercise studios for spinning, aerial yoga, golf simulation, functional training, Pilates and high-impact circuit training, as well as the first boxing ring in a Tokyo hotel. Specialist workouts and group retreats will be offered alongside Janu’s signature programmes.

Advanced recovery will also be on offer, with cutting-edge technology and science, as well as relaxation spaces including an extensive hydrotherapy and thermal area centred around a 25 metre lap pool.

There will also be a separate lounge pool – traditionally a place for socialising in Japan – two signature private spa houses, hot and cold plunge pools, Banya and Hammam, nine treatment rooms and a recovery studio with hyperbaric oxygen therapy chamber.

Named after the Sanskrit word for soul, Janu has been created to deliver a new era of restorative travel and seeks to redefine luxury hospitality by celebrating human interaction, playful expression and social wellness.

Tokyo will be the first of 12 global openings for the Janu brand.

Chair and CEO of Aman, Vlad Doronin, says the launch of Janu Tokyo is a pivotal moment for Aman Group’s progression: “As we unveil this new concept in one of the world's greatest cities, my vision is for the Janu brand to trailblaze a new direction in wellness hospitality while preserving, upholding and following in the footsteps of Aman.”

Janu will be the first hotel to be located in the Azabudai Hills – an eight hectare city within a city created and managed by Japanese developer Mori Building, which creates urban centres based on the concept of a vertical garden. Other Mori projects include ARK Hills, Roppongi Hills and Toranomon Hills in Tokyo and the Shanghai World Financial Center.

Azabudai Hills features Japan’s tallest skyscraper and 24,000 sqm of green space designed by Thomas Heatherwick, offices, residences, educational institutions, galleries and more than 150 retail and dining outlets, including a Japanese speciality food market.

Janu will be the only hotel within the development – located in the Residence A Tower designed by architects, Pelli Clarke & Partners. Alongside the 122 rooms and suites, there are two boutiques and eight dining venues serving up a variety of global cuisines, including Japanese, Cantonese and Italian.

Architect, Jean-Michel Gathy was responsible for Janu’s interiors, which are Asian-inspired, with contemporary European accents and a strong focus on minimalism and symmetry. Most bedrooms have private balconies immersing guests in the city skyline or Azabudai Hill’s surrounding greenery.

“Janu Tokyo’s DNA exudes a youthful energy, brimming with liveliness and playfulness that sets it apart from the poised and composed character of Aman,” says Gathy. “The space is an exploration of textures, colours, and design elements that awaken the senses and ignite the imagination.”

Wellness Collective memberships will be available to non-residents and offer access to facilities, programming and a members-only lounge.
RELATED STORIES
  Aman sister brand Janu launching in Tokyo in 2024, powered by social wellness and connection


Aman’s sister brand Janu will launch its flagship property in Tokyo in March 2024, complete with a 4,000sq m urban wellness retreat.
  Aman names Maria Sharapova global wellness ambassador and secures US$360 million from UAE investors


Former world number one tennis player Maria Sharapova has entered into a multi-year partnership to become Aman’s first-ever global wellness ambassador.
MORE NEWS
Basic-Fit trials corporate wellness drive across its Spanish clubs
Basic-Fit has signed up to trial the Wellhub network across its recently expanded Spanish network, giving access to subscribers and enabling them to use all 152 of its Spanish clubs.
Planet Fitness trans locker room debacle confirms the need for industry guidelines
Planet Fitness has become the subject of a hate campaign by certain groups of consumers and seen share values slide, in the wake of a trans person having been photographed using the women’s locker room at an Alaskan gym.
Top operators gather from across Europe for EHFF
Industry experts are gathering in Cologne for today's European Health & Fitness Forum (EHFF), followed by FIBO from 11-14 April, which will feature almost 1,000 exhibitors.
Jason Worthy joins Myzone as group CEO to drive international growth
Jason Worthy has been appointed group CEO of Myzone to lead the 'next stage of growth', with current group CEO, David Stalker, stepping back to take up an advisory role.
+ More news   

FEATURED SUPPLIERS

Study Active acquires Premier Global name and select branding assets
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets from Assessment Technologies Institute LLC, part of Ascend Learning in the US. [more...]

Sibec EMEA to blend fitness with luxury at Fairmont Monte Carlo
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Fairmont Monte Carlo this Autumn. [more...]
+ More featured suppliers  
COMPANY PROFILES
Mindbody

Mindbody is the leading business management software for the fitness and wellness industries. [more...]
Life Fitness

The Life Fitness family of brands offers an unrivalled product portfolio, providing customers with a [more...]
+ More profiles  
CATALOGUE GALLERY
 
+ More catalogues  

DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

21-21 Apr 2024

Below the Belt Melbourne Pedalthon

Sandown Racecourse , Springvale , Australia
22-24 Apr 2024

UK Aufguss Championships

Galgorm Resort, York,
+ More diary  
 
ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
LEISURE MEDIA HANDBOOKS
LEISURE MEDIA WEBSITES
LEISURE MEDIA PRODUCT SEARCH
 
HCM
LEISURE OPPORTUNITIES
HEALTH CLUB HANDBOOK
PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS
ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media
Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2024
Get HCM digital magazine and ezines FREE
Sign up here ▸
Jobs    News   Products   Magazine
NEWS
Aman's Janu hotel will have one of the biggest gyms in Tokyo
POSTED 04 Jan 2024 . BY Kath Hudson
Relaxation spaces around Janu's lap pool Credit: Aman
One of the biggest gyms in Tokyo will open in March at the new Janu hotel
Janu is a new brand from hotelier Aman. The company plans to open 12 new properties under the Janu brand globally
Facilities include a 4,000sq m wellness centre with a gym floor, studios and the first boxing ring in a Tokyo hotel, along with advanced recovery options
The move is part of a trends for hotels to invest in health and fitness to capture both local and tourist markets, competing with local health and fitness operators
Janu, the new hotel brand from luxury operator Aman, is gearing up to launch its first location this March in Tokyo. The property will feature one of the city's largest gyms.

Part of a 4,000sq m state-of-the-art wellness centre, the 340sq m gym will feature five group exercise studios for spinning, aerial yoga, golf simulation, functional training, Pilates and high-impact circuit training, as well as the first boxing ring in a Tokyo hotel. Specialist workouts and group retreats will be offered alongside Janu’s signature programmes.

Advanced recovery will also be on offer, with cutting-edge technology and science, as well as relaxation spaces including an extensive hydrotherapy and thermal area centred around a 25 metre lap pool.

There will also be a separate lounge pool – traditionally a place for socialising in Japan – two signature private spa houses, hot and cold plunge pools, Banya and Hammam, nine treatment rooms and a recovery studio with hyperbaric oxygen therapy chamber.

Named after the Sanskrit word for soul, Janu has been created to deliver a new era of restorative travel and seeks to redefine luxury hospitality by celebrating human interaction, playful expression and social wellness.

Tokyo will be the first of 12 global openings for the Janu brand.

Chair and CEO of Aman, Vlad Doronin, says the launch of Janu Tokyo is a pivotal moment for Aman Group’s progression: “As we unveil this new concept in one of the world's greatest cities, my vision is for the Janu brand to trailblaze a new direction in wellness hospitality while preserving, upholding and following in the footsteps of Aman.”

Janu will be the first hotel to be located in the Azabudai Hills – an eight hectare city within a city created and managed by Japanese developer Mori Building, which creates urban centres based on the concept of a vertical garden. Other Mori projects include ARK Hills, Roppongi Hills and Toranomon Hills in Tokyo and the Shanghai World Financial Center.

Azabudai Hills features Japan’s tallest skyscraper and 24,000 sqm of green space designed by Thomas Heatherwick, offices, residences, educational institutions, galleries and more than 150 retail and dining outlets, including a Japanese speciality food market.

Janu will be the only hotel within the development – located in the Residence A Tower designed by architects, Pelli Clarke & Partners. Alongside the 122 rooms and suites, there are two boutiques and eight dining venues serving up a variety of global cuisines, including Japanese, Cantonese and Italian.

Architect, Jean-Michel Gathy was responsible for Janu’s interiors, which are Asian-inspired, with contemporary European accents and a strong focus on minimalism and symmetry. Most bedrooms have private balconies immersing guests in the city skyline or Azabudai Hill’s surrounding greenery.

“Janu Tokyo’s DNA exudes a youthful energy, brimming with liveliness and playfulness that sets it apart from the poised and composed character of Aman,” says Gathy. “The space is an exploration of textures, colours, and design elements that awaken the senses and ignite the imagination.”

Wellness Collective memberships will be available to non-residents and offer access to facilities, programming and a members-only lounge.
RELATED STORIES
Aman sister brand Janu launching in Tokyo in 2024, powered by social wellness and connection


Aman’s sister brand Janu will launch its flagship property in Tokyo in March 2024, complete with a 4,000sq m urban wellness retreat.
Aman names Maria Sharapova global wellness ambassador and secures US$360 million from UAE investors


Former world number one tennis player Maria Sharapova has entered into a multi-year partnership to become Aman’s first-ever global wellness ambassador.
MORE NEWS
Basic-Fit trials corporate wellness drive across its Spanish clubs
Basic-Fit has signed up to trial the Wellhub network across its recently expanded Spanish network, giving access to subscribers and enabling them to use all 152 of its Spanish clubs.
Planet Fitness trans locker room debacle confirms the need for industry guidelines
Planet Fitness has become the subject of a hate campaign by certain groups of consumers and seen share values slide, in the wake of a trans person having been photographed using the women’s locker room at an Alaskan gym.
Top operators gather from across Europe for EHFF
Industry experts are gathering in Cologne for today's European Health & Fitness Forum (EHFF), followed by FIBO from 11-14 April, which will feature almost 1,000 exhibitors.
Jason Worthy joins Myzone as group CEO to drive international growth
Jason Worthy has been appointed group CEO of Myzone to lead the 'next stage of growth', with current group CEO, David Stalker, stepping back to take up an advisory role.
Global summit will bring together industry leaders in health, fitness and wellness
Global publishing outfit, Leisure Media, has announced details of its new annual conference for decision- makers across the health, fitness and wellness markets. The event – the HCM Summit – will be held at the QEII Conference Centre in Westminster, London on 24 October 2024, with pre-summit events the day before.
GoCo Health Innovation City in Sweden plans to lead the world in delivering wellness and new science
A new urban city centre in Gothenburg, Sweden is in development with the aim of accelerating health innovation.
+ More news   
 
FEATURED SUPPLIERS

Study Active acquires Premier Global name and select branding assets
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets from Assessment Technologies Institute LLC, part of Ascend Learning in the US. [more...]

Sibec EMEA to blend fitness with luxury at Fairmont Monte Carlo
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Fairmont Monte Carlo this Autumn. [more...]
+ More featured suppliers  
COMPANY PROFILES
Mindbody

Mindbody is the leading business management software for the fitness and wellness industries. [more...]
+ More profiles  
CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  

DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

21-21 Apr 2024

Below the Belt Melbourne Pedalthon

Sandown Racecourse , Springvale , Australia
22-24 Apr 2024

UK Aufguss Championships

Galgorm Resort, York,
+ More diary  
 


ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media
Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2024

ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
LEISURE MEDIA HANDBOOKS
LEISURE MEDIA WEBSITES
LEISURE MEDIA PRODUCT SEARCH
PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS