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IHRSA Partners with Leading Benchmarking Company

STR Sector Analysis, a well-known provider of informational services and benchmarking products, most notably the hotel industry, has agreed to a strategic partnership with IHRSA.

The two organizations will gather and analyze market data and information about the US. health club industry.

"STR's hotel benchmarking products have completely revolutionized the way that hotel operators make business decisions. This product will be similarly transformative for the health club industry,” said Jay Ablondi, executive VP of Global Products for IHRSA. “Our members will benefit greatly from STR's timely, relevant and accurate data, and we look forward to working with STR to provide better insights into the evolving industry landscape."

Under the direction of its new division called Sector Analysis, STR will apply its comprehensive, rigorous and reliable data-gathering expertise to the club industry, maintaining its trusted approach to confidentiality of information.  In partnership with IHRSA, STR will provide the club industry with authoritative findings and insights into operations and market growth.

For more information on the agreement, visit the IHRSA Media Center.