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Westin Welcomes Arianna Huffington to Well-Being Council

Tuesday April 22nd, 2014 - 10:08AM


Arianna Huffington

STAMFORD, CT—Following the March 2014 launch of the Westin Well-being Movement, Westin Hotels & Resorts has added Arianna Huffington to the Movement’s Well-being Council.

The Well-being Movement is a $15-million campaign designed to enhance the well-being of guests and associates around the world, and Huffington’s role on the Council will be to serve as the expert on all things pertaining to the hotel brand’s Work Well pillar.

Huffington joins fellow Council member Andy Puddicombe, Headspace co-founder and meditation expert, who was appointed ambassador of the Feel Well pillar as part of the campaign’s launch last month. As the Westin Well-being Movement progresses, Huffington and Puddicombe will be joined by other Council members, each of whom aligns with one of Westin’s six wellness brand pillars: Sleep Well, Eat Well, Move Well, Feel Well, Work Well and Play Well.

In her new role as the Work Well ambassador on the Westin Well-being Council, Huffington will contribute content to www.Westin.com/wellbeing and the brand’s social channels aimed at helping guests and associates around the world achieve their definition of well-being as it relates to their professional careers. Her contributions will be complementary to her new book, “Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder.”

“I’m delighted to be joining Westin’s Well-being Council,” stated Huffington. “When we include well-being in our definition of success, we see the benefits in every aspect of our lives. Westin’s advocacy of holistic well-being taps into a real longing in people to live their lives with less burnout and more aliveness. So together we’ll be helping Westin associates and guests around the world take steps to practice well-being in their professional lives, by moving from knowing what to do to actually doing it.”