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AIO Partners with Vuori, TRAVELINK by American Express and Pendry San Diego Hotel

Updated: Apr 6, 2021

Adventure IO will provide exceptional opportunities for guests of the Pendry San Diego Hotel to explore and learn techniques from Vuori athletes and ambassadors

Adventure IO (AIO) is taking guest engagement to the next level through a new partnership with TRAVELINK by American Express and Vuori, the premium performance clothing brand inspired by the California coastal lifestyle, at San Diego’s luxury Pendry Hotel. AIO, the proprietary technology platform offering Adventure experiences led by professional athletes and local experts, has partnered with Vuori to design a series of wellness vacations, the first being a three-day retreat at Pendry’s downtown San Diego location, hosted by Vuori’s world-class athletes, known as “Happiness Ambassadors.” Guests will have the chance to dive in and hone their skills in a variety of sporting and wellness pursuits including surfing, yoga, hiking, meditation and more, with Ambassadors in their respective fields leading the way. Additionally, guests will enter their rooms to find custom-curated Vuori “swag bags” to outfit them for the weekend’s fitness and wellness activities, receive 25% off at Vuori's Encinitas retail location during their stay, and be treated to the world-renowned Pendry service.

The roster of Vuori Ambassadors hosting the Pendry Wellness Retreats is topped by Rob Machado, a global surfing icon and former Association of Surfing Professionals Rookie of the Year. Known as one of the best free surfers in the world, Machado is also an environmental champion, dedicated to educating and encouraging environmental protection at the local level.

Photo by Todd Glaser

In addition to surfing with Machado, guests can choose from a variety of yoga disciplines, guided hikes, meditation and fitness sessions with some of Vuori’s top yogi’s and personal trainers. The days’ activities include catered lunches and special cocktail and happy hour events for Wellness guests.

“After a year at home it’s safe to say we all NEED this!,” said Jeff McKee, President of Adventure IO. “We’re stoked to welcome a limited group of travelers to the Pendry San Diego for a three-day wellness retreat focused on mental and physical health, relaxation, and ADVENTURE - curated by the fastest growing athleisure brand in the U.S., Vuori.”

The initial Adventure IO/Pendry San Diego Wellness retreat will take place from May 13-16, 2021. It is limited to 15 couples who will be split into two groups, to maximize one-on-one time with the Vuori Ambassadors. Other similar retreats at the San Diego location will roll out through 2021.


About Adventure IO

Adventure IO sits at the intersection of athlete-led experiences, digital media, and luxury consumers, offering best-in-class curation, technology, and content to luxury brands, hotels, and travel advisors. Adventure IO was founded by former professional athletes and technology entrepreneurs Billy and Jeff McKee with the mission of enabling ordinary people to partake in extraordinary experiences. For more information about Adventure IO, visit or explore their adventures at or follow @adventureio on social.

About Pendry Hotels & Resorts

Pendry Hotels & Resorts is a new luxury hospitality brand from Montage International. Pendry combines inspired design with a celebration of culture and authentic service tailored to today’s cultured world traveler. Founders Alan J. Fuerstman and Michael Fuerstman's well-seasoned experience in the hospitality industry serves as the foundation for the brand. Each property is injected with a unique perspective on contemporary style, and an emphasis on the arts and local community in the city it calls home. The portfolio of hotels includes Pendry San Diego and Sagamore Pendry Baltimore. Opening in 2020 is Pendry West Hollywood, opening in 2021 is Pendry Manhattan West and Pendry Park City, opening in 2022 is Pendry La Quinta, Pendry Natirar, and Pendry Washington D.C. – The Wharf. Pendry Hotels & Resorts is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts. For more information on Pendry Hotels & Resorts, follow @pendryhotels or visit

About Vuori

Vuori makes premium performance apparel inspired by the active Coastal California lifestyle; an integration of fitness, surf, sport, and art. Breaking down the boundaries of traditional activewear, we are a new perspective on performance apparel. Our mission is to create quality products for your pursuit of a happy life; empowering deeper connections with fitness, nature, creativity, and community. Guided by our values and the coastal California lifestyle, we’re simply happier on a healthy planet. That’s why our approach to sustainability is fivefold, focused on the materials we work with, reduction of waste, offsetting 100% of our carbon footprint, social responsibility and community leadership.

Travelink by American Express

TRAVELINK, an AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAVEL representative, is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee. The company operates nationally with a combination of boutique business call centers, vacation travel retail locations, and a national network of experienced virtual business travel and leisure travel advisors. Travelink’s client base includes a range of Fortune 500 Corporations, small to mid-market companies, as well as clients from the entertainment industry, sports teams, groups, and religious & non-profit organizations. Travelink is also an exclusive provider of consumer travel services for American Express Gold Card and Platinum Card Members and leverages the American Express brand and buying power to offer the best value and customer experience.


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