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Vila Vita Parc opens first Sisley Spa in Portugal
BY Jane Kitchen | 15 Feb 2019
OPEN Architecture design soulful "Chapel of Sound" in China
BY Andrew Manns | 15 Feb 2019
Martial arts-focused gym operator HITIO signs first UK franchise deal
BY Tom Walker | 15 Feb 2019
Trouble for Six Flags as multiple international projects face delay
BY Tom Anstey | 15 Feb 2019
World’s "first biophilic design store" launches in Brooklyn
BY Andrew Manns | 15 Feb 2019
Arts Council’s new diversity report shows BME representation below English average
BY Luke Cloherty | 14 Feb 2019
Snapchat creates virtual art gallery for Black History Month
BY Luke Cloherty | 14 Feb 2019
IAAPA recruits SeaWorld's Josh Powers to guide finance and IT teams
BY Andy Knaggs | 14 Feb 2019
3XN Architects win contract to build multipurpose arena in Munich
BY Andrew Manns | 14 Feb 2019
Raffles launches new Sleep Rituals programme
BY Jane Kitchen | 14 Feb 2019
Rebrand, renovation and new attractions planned for US parks acquired by Six Flags
BY Andy Knaggs | 14 Feb 2019
IAAPA winter forum addresses crisis issues
BY Andy Knaggs | 14 Feb 2019
L'Avenue restaurant brings the French Alps to Fifth Avenue
BY Andrew Manns | 14 Feb 2019
Speakers announced for Women in Wellness event
BY Jane Kitchen | 14 Feb 2019
Cedar Fair eyes out-of-park investments as operator reports record revenues in 2018
BY Tom Anstey | 14 Feb 2019
Gym on the wall: Smart tech mirror gives fitness advice
BY Andrew Manns | 14 Feb 2019
Ian Schrager's Edition Times Square eyes March opening
BY Andrew Manns | 13 Feb 2019
VisitScotland launches app for Chinese visitors
BY Tom Walker | 13 Feb 2019
IHG acquires Six Senses in US$300m deal
BY Lauren Heath-Jones | 13 Feb 2019
Sydney's arts and nightlife scenes missing out on AU$16bn a year, says study
BY Andy Knaggs | 13 Feb 2019
     
 


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15 Feb 2019
Vila Vita Parc opens first Sisley Spa in Portugal
Vila Vita Parc opens first Sisley Spa in Portugal   Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa, a clifftop resort in Portugal’s Algarve, has launched a new Spa by Sisley, the first Sisley-branded spa in Portugal. The 17,250sq ft spa is now open, and the completion marks the culmination of the resort’s renovations, which have taken place over the last four years. The new Vila .... More>>
15 Feb 2019
OPEN Architecture design soulful "Chapel of Sound" in China
OPEN Architecture design soulful   Chinese architecture practice OPEN have unveiled renderings of the Chapel of Sound – a cavernous amphitheatre currently under construction north of Beijing, outside the city of Chengde. The 790 sq m, roofless structure – shaped to resemble the curvilinear appearance of mollusc shells and human ears – will .... More>>
15 Feb 2019
Martial arts-focused gym operator HITIO signs first UK franchise deal
Martial arts-focused gym operator HITIO signs first UK franchise deal   Fitness operator HITIO Gym has signed its first franchise agreement in the UK. The Norway-based chain, which combines a traditional gym and studio offering with combat sports training, has revealed plans to open its first club in South London in the summer of 2019. The signing of the first UK franchise is part .... More>>
15 Feb 2019
Trouble for Six Flags as multiple international projects face delay
Trouble for Six Flags as multiple international projects face delay   Six flags chief Jim Reid-Anderson has revealed that changes in government are stalling the operator's Chinese projects, while there are "no assurances" as to the outcome of the operator's on-hold Dubai development. Speaking during an earnings call, the Six Flags boss blamed "macroeconomic events" for the China .... More>>
15 Feb 2019
World’s "first biophilic design store" launches in Brooklyn
World’s   Greenery NYC – said to be the world’s "first biophilic design store" – has opened in Brooklyn's Greenpoint district. Described by the company as a "shop, showroom, and rejuvenating space to experience nature", Greenery NYC offers a wide range of botanical services and merchandise, including terrariums, green .... More>>
14 Feb 2019
Arts Council’s new diversity report shows BME representation below English average
Arts Council’s new diversity report shows BME representation below English average   Only 5 per cent of staff members are not white at Arts Council England (ACE) major partner museums (MPMs) while 16 per cent of the working age population are from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds in England, a new report from the organisation has found. ACE’s fourth annual diversity report, called .... More>>
14 Feb 2019
Snapchat creates virtual art gallery for Black History Month
Snapchat creates virtual art gallery for Black History Month   Communications app Snapchat has created an online virtual gallery in celebration of Black History Month, showcasing the work of black millennial artists. The gallery can be accessed at all times via an immersive lens that can be found in users’ Lens Carousel. The lens, in selfie mode, allows users to take a .... More>>
14 Feb 2019
IAAPA recruits SeaWorld's Josh Powers to guide finance and IT teams
IAAPA recruits SeaWorld's Josh Powers to guide finance and IT teams   SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment executive Josh Powers will join IAAPA next month as executive vice president and chief financial officer, with a brief to advise strategically on all financial issues impacting on the attractions body's global mission and service offerings. In addition to leadership of the .... More>>
14 Feb 2019
3XN Architects win contract to build multipurpose arena in Munich
3XN Architects win contract to build multipurpose arena in Munich   Danish architecture firm 3XN have been tapped to build an as-yet-unnamed stadium in Munich's Olympic Park. Set to occupy the site of the recently demolished Radstadion velodrome – the arena will feature three canopied ice rinks and an oval-shaped green roof that merges with the surrounding park landscape. .... More>>
14 Feb 2019
Raffles launches new Sleep Rituals programme
Raffles launches new Sleep Rituals programme   Raffles Hotels & Resorts has launched a wellbeing programme designed to help guests unwind and get a peaceful night’s rest. The new Raffles Sleep Rituals service will be piloted during the turndown service at four locations: Raffles Dubai, Raffles Makati, Raffles Seychelles and Raffles Europejski Warsaw. The .... More>>
14 Feb 2019
Rebrand, renovation and new attractions planned for US parks acquired by Six Flags
Rebrand, renovation and new attractions planned for US parks acquired by Six Flags   Three US theme parks acquired from EPR Properties last year are undergoing extensive enhancements and re-branding by new owners Six Flags Entertainment. Darien Lake, near Buffalo, NY, Wet & Wild Splashtown in Houston, and Wet & Wild Phoenix – the largest waterpark in Arizona – will now be known as Six Flags .... More>>
14 Feb 2019
IAAPA winter forum addresses crisis issues
IAAPA winter forum addresses crisis issues   Crisis management and public relations were mixed with water and wildlife as more than 60 attractions industry professionals from 14 countries attended trade association IAAPA’s EMEA Winter Forum in the Canary Islands, Spain, at the end of January 2019. During the event, attendees visited renowned attractions .... More>>
14 Feb 2019
L'Avenue restaurant brings the French Alps to Fifth Avenue
L'Avenue restaurant brings the French Alps to Fifth Avenue   The first iteration of the popular Paris dining concept L'Avenue has opened its doors at Saks Fifth Avenue in New York. Designed by French art director and interior specialist Philippe Starck, L'Avenue stretches across the luxury emporium's 8th and 9th floors and boasts a wunderkammer-style main dining room as .... More>>
14 Feb 2019
Speakers announced for Women in Wellness event
Speakers announced for Women in Wellness event   The Women in Wellness Leadership Conference, set to take place on 12 March in New York City, has announced a host of speakers designed to motivate attendees and galvanise them to take charge of their careers and lead with confidence. The event is hosted by American Spa magazine, and will take place at The .... More>>
14 Feb 2019
Cedar Fair eyes out-of-park investments as operator reports record revenues in 2018
Cedar Fair eyes out-of-park investments as operator reports record revenues in 2018   Cedar Fair has revealed plans to grow and expand its external revenue streams through new developments attached to its existing parks portfolio. Speaking during an earnings call, Richard Zimmerman, president and CEO of Cedar Fair, revealed the plans, which include a focus on resort accommodation to extend stays, .... More>>
14 Feb 2019
Gym on the wall: Smart tech mirror gives fitness advice
Gym on the wall: Smart tech mirror gives fitness advice   Can't make it to the health club? A new mounted gym can train you from the comfort of your home. Somewhat like a polite version of the talking looking glass in Snow White, Mirror doubles as a life-improvement coach and cosmetic accessory, providing users with a library of streamable workouts, as well as .... More>>
13 Feb 2019
Ian Schrager's Edition Times Square eyes March opening
Ian Schrager's Edition Times Square eyes March opening   The latest incarnation of Ian Schrager's Edition design concept is slated to open its doors next month in Manhattan. Billed as a reclamation of the essence of Times Square when it was "the microcosm of the best New York had the offer", the new hotel will feature 452 guest rooms, a fitness centre, and four storeys .... More>>
13 Feb 2019
VisitScotland launches app for Chinese visitors
VisitScotland launches app for Chinese visitors   VisitScotland is looking to tap into one of the fastest growing outbound tourism markets by launching a new app targeting millions of Chinese social media users. The mini-app is housed under VisitScotland’s account, 旅行Scotland (Travel Scotland), on Chinese social media platform WeChat, which has one billion .... More>>
13 Feb 2019
IHG acquires Six Senses in US$300m deal
IHG acquires Six Senses in US$300m deal   InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has acquired wellness resort brand Six Senses from Pegasus Capital Advisors for a reported US$300m in cash. The sale includes the management of 16 Six Senses hotels and resorts, 37 spas, and sister spa management companies Evason and Raison d’Etre. Following the acquisition, .... More>>
13 Feb 2019
Sydney's arts and nightlife scenes missing out on AU$16bn a year, says study
Sydney's arts and nightlife scenes missing out on AU$16bn a year, says study   Supporting the expansion and growth of Sydney’s arts and culture sector is essential to the character of the city and its population, according to research by Deloitte Access Economics, which also found that the Australian city has great potential to grow its night-time economy. The report looked at Sydney’s .... More>>
13 Feb 2019
First look at Manuelle Gautrand’s "harmonious village" in Amsterdam
First look at Manuelle Gautrand’s   French architect Manuelle Gautrand has released renderings of The Hyde Park Residence – a series of airy apartments apparently designed to encourage community relations and outdoor activity. The 400-unit complex, which will be located near Hoofddorp station in Amsterdam, will feature a staggered, modular design .... More>>
12 Feb 2019
Sea Island promotes Kent, Reitz
Sea Island promotes Kent, Reitz   Sea Island, a Forbes Five-Star resort on the coast of Georgia in the US, has announced the appointment of Ella Kent to director of rooms and Dana Reitz to director of spa and fitness. Kent joined Sea Island in 2014 as the director of spa and salon, expanding that role to include oversight of fitness and .... More>>
12 Feb 2019
Corinthia Hotels reveals significant renovation plans for Malta hotel and spa
Corinthia Hotels reveals significant renovation plans for Malta hotel and spa   The Athenaeum Spa at the Corinthia Hotel & Spa in Malta is set to undergo a major renovation. Spearheaded by London-based design firm Goddard Littlefair, the work, which is expected to complete later this year, will include a complete redesign of the spa, as well as the addition of a number of new facilities – .... More>>
12 Feb 2019
Chicago okays hotly contested Lincoln Yards mega-project
Chicago okays hotly contested Lincoln Yards mega-project   The City of Chicago's Department of Planning and Development (CPD) has greenlit plans to develop Lincoln Yards – a large-scale project that will see 50 acres of Chicago's waterfront transformed into a new urban attraction. Led by developers Sterling Bay and designed by practices Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, .... More>>
12 Feb 2019
World’s largest surfing lagoon to make waves at South Korea’s Turtle Island project
World’s largest surfing lagoon to make waves at South Korea’s Turtle Island project   An artificial surfing lagoon to be built as part of South Korea’s new Turtle Island waterfront development will be the largest of its kind in the world when it opens in 2020. Turtle Island is set to become Korea’s premier surfing and water activity destination, situated on land reclaimed from the ocean at .... More>>
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