Company parts ways with former master franchisee, working to support continuing operations of 14 existing gyms – 13 in the UAE and one in Oman
DALLAS, July 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Gold’s Gym, the world’s trusted fitness authority, announced today that it has parted ways with former master franchisee Al Ahli Holding Group in the United Arab Emirates and Oman.
As franchisor, Gold’s Gym is currently working to support the continued operations of the following sub-franchisee-owned and operated Gold’s Gym locations in the UAE and Oman:
- Business Village Deira, Dubai, UAE
- Mazyad Mall, Abu Dhabi, UAE
- Etihad Mall, Dubai, UAE
- Al Barsha Mall, Dubai, UAE
- Al Wahda Mall, Abu Dhabi, UAE
- Al Musalla Tower, Dubai, UAE
- IBN Battuta Gate, Dubai, UAE
- Meena Al Arab, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE
- Al Reef Mall, Dubai, UAE
- Deerfield’s Town Square, Abu Dhabi, UAE
- Al Hamriya, Dubai, UAE
- Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, UAE
- Fujairah, UAE
- Oman Avenues Mall, Sultanate of Oman
In the meantime, operations of these 14 locations will continue under existing management.
“For nine years, the management teams behind these gyms have done an outstanding job of delivering the best in fitness service to their members, resulting in the strong presence Gold’s Gym has in the UAE market today,” said Adam Zeitsiff, Gold’s Gym CEO. “Because of this, several parties have already come forward expressing interest in acquiring the master franchise rights to continue growing the brand by taking it to a new level in the region and beyond. We hope to have that process completed in the very near future, and we look forward to growing Gold’s Gym in this market with a new partner.”
Gold’s Gym plans to open additional locations in the region, including flagship gyms as well as its new GOLD’S STUDIO® concept, a unique boutique-style training community with all-inclusive access to enhanced fitness programs like GOLD’S FIT®, GOLD’S BURN™ and GOLD’S CYCLE™.
“We are excited to continue enhancing the Gold’s Gym experience for our members in the region,” said Zeitsiff. “The company is dedicated to growing the market to its full potential, which we intend to accomplish by delivering the same high caliber of service that Gold’s Gym is known for across the world.”
For more information regarding Gold’s Gym UAE, visit http://www.goldsgym.com
About Gold’s Gym
Gold’s Gym has been the world’s trusted fitness authority since 1965. From its beginning as a small gym in Venice, California, Gold’s Gym has grown into a global icon with more than 700 locations serving 3 million people across six continents each day. Featuring personalized transformation plans, state-of-the-art equipment, certified personal trainers, a diverse group exercise program and a supportive, motivating environment, Gold’s Gym delivers the most dynamic fitness experience in the industry. The Gold’s Gym experience recently expanded to include BOOTCAMP group training as well as GOLD’S STUDIO® – which gives members access to boutique-style classes like GOLD’S FIT®, GOLD’S BURN™ and GOLD’S CYCLE™, all under one roof – along with GOLD’S AMP™, the first digital personal training app from a brick-and-mortar gym. More than a gym, Gold’s Gym combines coaching, community and more than 50 years of fitness expertise to help people around the world achieve their potential through fitness.