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Lionsgate ups theme park game with new development in the works for South Korea's Jeju Shinhwa World
POSTED 16 Aug 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
A fully-fledged standalone Lionsgate theme park is in the works, after plans were announced to develop the new attraction at the recently-opened Jeju Shinhwa World.
Architect behind World Trade Center theatre complex promises development to be 'an extraordinary tool for the creation of new art'
POSTED 16 Aug 2017 . BY Kim Megson
The performing arts centre under construction at the heart of the World Trade Center campus in New York will be one of the most innovative of its kind ever built, the project’s lead architect has told CLADglobal
Funding reinstated as Table Tennis England pushes through governance reforms
POSTED 16 Aug 2017 . BY Matthew Campelli
Table Tennis England’s public funding has been reinstated after the national governing body finally agreed to a package to reforms compliant with the government’s Code for Sports Governance.
Premier League-chasing Brentford FC revises stadium plans
POSTED 16 Aug 2017 . BY Matthew Campelli
Brentford Football Club has revised plans for its new stadium, with the capacity set to decrease from 20,000 seats to 17,250.
China of ‘increasing importance’ to UK tourism market
POSTED 16 Aug 2017 . BY Tom Walker
Around 250,000 holidaymakers from China spent more than £1bn in the UK last year, marking the increased importance of the country to the UK’s tourism market.
Atelier Global triumph in design competition for Shenzhen's vast cultural 'Book City'
POSTED 16 Aug 2017 . BY Kim Megson
Architecture practice Atelier Global have won an international design competition to design Shenzhen Book City; a vast mixed-use leisure district in the Chinese metropolis.
Brexit won't affect business in Canary Islands, says Loro Parque founder
POSTED 15 Aug 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Wolfgang Kiessling, founder of the Canary Islands’ Loro Parque and Siam Park, has said that Brexit won’t affect business for the popular holiday destination, with predictions that holidaying Britons will be the main source of revenue for his latest project – a €30m (US$35.1m, £27.3m) aquarium development in Gran Canaria.
Expansion for Legoland Windsor on the cards after Merlin submits 2024 masterplan
POSTED 15 Aug 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Merlin Entertainments is planning a grand expansion of Legoland Windsor, after the operator filed a planning application to include new attractions and accommodation as part of an eight-year masterplan to develop the UK theme park.
Bulmers eyes overseas tourists, with plans for €1.8m Clonmel visitor centre
POSTED 15 Aug 2017 . BY Ben Coxon
Irish cider giant the C&C group has announced plans to build a €1.8m (£1.6m, US$2.1m) visitor centre dedicated to its Bulmers brand.
Life for New York Wheel as developer closes in on new contractor
POSTED 14 Aug 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Stalled plans to develop America’s largest observation wheel have been given a lifeline after New York Wheel's developer announced negotiations with a new contractor to take over the beleaguered project.
World Monuments Fund training Syrian refugees to restore lost heritage
POSTED 14 Aug 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
The World Monuments Fund (WMF) is beginning to lay the groundwork for a new heritage conservation training programme after announcing plans last month to establish a £500,000 (US$648,000, €550,000) scheme for Syrian refugees to rebuild historic heritage sites.
London's Garden Bridge project formally scrapped
POSTED 14 Aug 2017 . BY Kim Megson
The Garden Bridge Trust, the charity established to build and run the proposed Garden Bridge in central London, has today (14 August) announced that it will be finally winding up the project.
Sadiq Khan sets out vision for green London as mayor plans to make capital first National Park City
POSTED 14 Aug 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
London mayor Sadiq Khan wants the UK capital to become the world’s first “National Park City”, laying out £9m (US$11.6m, €9.9m) plans to boost the number of trees and green infrastructure within the city.
Oman eyes tourism boost as Salalah waterpark development nears completion
POSTED 14 Aug 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
As Oman continues to develop its tourism assets, authorities have said the first phase of a landmark waterpark development in Salalah will be ready by December.
Le Grand Bellevue unveils new spa housing ‘labyrinth of wellness’
POSTED 14 Aug 2017 . BY Tom Walker
The independently-owned Le Grand Bellevue luxury hotel in Gstaad, Switzerland, has reopened its spa following a comprehensive redevelopment.
Tenerife’s Jardines de Nivaria reopens Aequor Spa
POSTED 14 Aug 2017 . BY Tom Walker
Luxury resort Jardines de Nivaria, on the island of Tenerife, has re-opened its Aequor Spa following a comprehensive redevelopment of the facilities.
Jennifer Lak appointed corporate operations director at WTS
POSTED 14 Aug 2017 . BY Tom Walker
Spa management and consulting firm WTS International has appointed Jennifer Lak as corporate operations director for spa.
AART Architects win design competition for Old Bergen Museum in historic wooden city
POSTED 14 Aug 2017 . BY Kim Megson
Danish studio AART Architects have won an international design competition to create a new visitor centre for one of Norway's largest open-air museums.
'A full expression of Zen': Architect Sun Tianwen inspired by Japanese seasons for vivid Setsugekka restaurant
POSTED 14 Aug 2017 . BY Kim Megson
Institute of Hospitality ramps up training operations with acquisitions
POSTED 11 Aug 2017 . BY Matthew Campelli
The Institute of Hospitality has boosted its training operations by acquiring two bodies: the Academy of Food & Wine Service and Hospitality & Leisure Manpower.
     
 


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16 Aug 2017
Lionsgate ups theme park game with new development in the works for South Korea's Jeju Shinhwa World
Lionsgate ups theme park game with new development in the works for South Korea's Jeju Shinhwa World   A fully-fledged Lionsgate theme park is in the works, after plans were announced to develop the new attraction at the recently-opened Jeju Shinhwa World. Called Lionsgate Movie World, the development at Jeju Shinhwa – one of South Korea’s largest integrated resorts – will span 122,000sq m (1.3 million sq ft) and .... More>>
16 Aug 2017
Architect behind World Trade Center theatre complex promises development to be 'an extraordinary tool for the creation of new art'
Architect behind World Trade Center theatre complex promises development to be 'an extraordinary tool for the creation of new art'   The performing arts centre under construction at the heart of the World Trade Center campus in New York will be one of the most innovative of its kind ever built, the project’s lead architect has told CLADglobal. Speaking in an exclusive interview, Joshua Prince-Ramus said that the Ronald O. Perelman .... More>>
16 Aug 2017
Funding reinstated as Table Tennis England pushes through governance reforms
Funding reinstated as Table Tennis England pushes through governance reforms

  Table Tennis England’s public funding has been reinstated after the national governing body finally agreed to a package of reforms compliant with the government’s Code for Sports Governance. Proposals made by the board were overwhelmingly accepted by members, with 97 per cent voting in favour of board .... More>>
16 Aug 2017
Premier League-chasing Brentford FC revises stadium plans
Premier League-chasing Brentford FC revises stadium plans
  Brentford Football Club has revised plans for its new stadium, with the capacity set to decrease from 20,000 seats to 17,250. The Championship team has altered the original plans - which was submitted to the London Borough of Hounslow in 2014 - to accommodate spectator and broadcast requirements for the Premier .... More>>
16 Aug 2017
China of ‘increasing importance’ to UK tourism market
China of ‘increasing importance’ to UK tourism market   Around 250,000 holidaymakers from China spent more than £1bn in the UK last year, marking the increased importance of the country to the UK’s tourism market. According to figures released by VisitBritain, the number of Chinese visitors to the UK hit a record high in 2016, in terms of hotel nights spent in the .... More>>
16 Aug 2017
Atelier Global triumph in design competition for Shenzhen's vast cultural 'Book City'
Atelier Global triumph in design competition for Shenzhen's vast cultural 'Book City'   Architecture practice Atelier Global have won an international design competition to design Shenzhen Book City; a vast mixed-use leisure district in the Chinese metropolis. Anchoring the Long Hua arts district, the six-storey building will feature a library, bars and restaurants, shops and rooftop sports .... More>>
15 Aug 2017
Brexit won't affect business in Canary Islands, says Loro Parque founder
Brexit won't affect business in Canary Islands, says Loro Parque founder   Wolfgang Kiessling, founder of the Canary Islands’ Loro Parque and Siam Park, has said that Brexit won’t affect business for the popular holiday destination, with predictions that holidaying Britons will be the main source of revenue for his latest project – a €30m (US$35.1m, £27.3m) aquarium development in Gran .... More>>
15 Aug 2017
Expansion for Legoland Windsor on the cards after Merlin submits 2024 masterplan
Expansion for Legoland Windsor on the cards after Merlin submits 2024 masterplan   Merlin Entertainments is planning a grand expansion of Legoland Windsor, after the operator filed a planning application to include new attractions and accommodation as part of an eight-year masterplan to develop the UK theme park. The application – submitted to the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, and .... More>>
15 Aug 2017
Bulmers eyes overseas tourists, with plans for €1.8m Clonmel visitor centre
Bulmers eyes overseas tourists, with plans for €1.8m Clonmel visitor centre   Irish cider giant the C&C group has announced plans to build a €1.8m (£1.6m, US$2.1m) visitor centre dedicated to its Bulmers brand. To be located in Clonmel, Ireland, the centre will feature a living experience where visitors will be able to follow an apple’s journey through the various stages of cider .... More>>
14 Aug 2017
Life for New York Wheel as developer closes in on new contractor
Life for New York Wheel as developer closes in on new contractor   Stalled plans to develop America’s largest observation wheel have been given a lifeline after New York Wheel's developer announced negotiations with a new contractor to take over the beleaguered project. Originally scheduled for early 2017, the 630ft (192m) high development was pushed back to mid- and then late .... More>>
14 Aug 2017
World Monuments Fund training Syrian refugees to restore lost heritage
World Monuments Fund training Syrian refugees to restore lost heritage   The World Monuments Fund (WMF) is beginning to lay the groundwork for a new heritage conservation training programme after announcing plans last month to establish a £500,000 (US$648,000, €550,000) scheme for Syrian refugees to rebuild historic heritage sites. The destruction of ancient sites and theft from .... More>>
14 Aug 2017
London's Garden Bridge project formally scrapped
London's Garden Bridge project formally scrapped   The Garden Bridge Trust, the charity established to build and run the proposed Garden Bridge in central London, has today (14 August) announced that it will be finally winding up the project. The decision, which brings an end to one of the city’s most protracted development sagas, has been made with the Trust .... More>>
14 Aug 2017
Sadiq Khan sets out vision for green London as mayor plans to make capital first National Park City
Sadiq Khan sets out vision for green London as mayor plans to make capital first National Park City   London mayor Sadiq Khan wants the UK capital to become the world’s first “National Park City”, laying out £9m (US$11.6m, €9.9m) plans to boost the number of trees and green infrastructure within the city. Called the Greener City Fund, the mayor has said he will use planning regulations to protect the Green Belt .... More>>
14 Aug 2017
Oman eyes tourism boost as Salalah waterpark development nears completion
Oman eyes tourism boost as Salalah waterpark development nears completion   As Oman continues to develop its tourism assets, authorities have said the first phase of a landmark waterpark development in Salalah will be ready by December. Announced by Oman’s tourism minister, Ahmed bin Nasser bin Hamad al Mehrzi, the 35,000sq m (378,000sq ft) OMR2.6m (US$7m, €6m, £5.4m) waterpark will .... More>>
14 Aug 2017
Le Grand Bellevue unveils new spa housing ‘labyrinth of wellness’
Le Grand Bellevue unveils new spa housing ‘labyrinth of wellness’   The independently-owned Le Grand Bellevue luxury hotel in Gstaad, Switzerland, has reopened its spa following a comprehensive redevelopment. Described as a “labyrinth of wellness”, the upgraded Le Grand Spa now houses a total of 17 different wellness and spa experience zones. Facilities include 11 treatment .... More>>
14 Aug 2017
Tenerife’s Jardines de Nivaria reopens Aequor Spa
Tenerife’s Jardines de Nivaria reopens Aequor Spa   Luxury resort Jardines de Nivaria, on the island of Tenerife, has re-opened its Aequor Spa following a comprehensive redevelopment of the facilities. Designed by architecture firm ImpulsARQ, the spa now has a “fresher feel and more modern look” and has been been split into two different spaces across two floors. .... More>>
14 Aug 2017
Jennifer Lak appointed corporate operations director at WTS
Jennifer Lak appointed corporate operations director at WTS   Spa management and consulting firm WTS International has appointed Jennifer Lak as corporate operations director for spa. In her new role, Lak will oversee a portfolio of spas in New York City and the north east of the US, managing a team of spa directors. She will be tasked with developing strategic marketing .... More>>
14 Aug 2017
AART Architects win design competition for Old Bergen Museum in historic wooden city
AART Architects win design competition for Old Bergen Museum in historic wooden city   Danish studio AART Architects have won an international design competition to create a new visitor centre for one of Norway's largest open-air museums. In the 1800's, Bergen was the largest wooden city in Europe, with timber houses forming the setting for vibrant streets and squares. This historic urban .... More>>
14 Aug 2017
'A full expression of Zen': Architect Sun Tianwen inspired by Japanese seasons for vivid Setsugekka restaurant
'A full expression of Zen': Architect Sun Tianwen inspired by Japanese seasons for vivid Setsugekka restaurant   The colours of the changing seasons in Japan have inspired architect Sun Tianwen to design an eye-catchingly luminous restaurant in the city of Changchun, China. The concept for the 1,300sq m (14,000sq ft) restaurant, called Setsugekka, derives from the ancient Japanese art and design tradition of the same name, .... More>>
11 Aug 2017
Institute of Hospitality ramps up training operations with acquisitions
Institute of Hospitality ramps up training operations with acquisitions   The Institute of Hospitality has boosted its training operations by acquiring two bodies: the Academy of Food & Wine Service and Hospitality & Leisure Manpower. For 30 years, the Academy of Food & Wine Service has created training programmes for those working in the hospitality industry, “offering a pathway to .... More>>
11 Aug 2017
Henderson Park enters UK hotel market with £500m deal for Hilton hotels
Henderson Park enters UK hotel market with £500m deal for Hilton hotels   European real estate investment platform Henderson Park has acquired two Hilton-operated hotels in London and Birmingham – signalling the group’s entry to the rapidly-growing UK hotel market. The deal, believed to be worth around £500m, will see Henderson Park take control of two of the UK’s largest hotels. The .... More>>
11 Aug 2017
FA plots bid to host the 2021 UEFA European Women’s Championship
FA plots bid to host the 2021 UEFA European Women’s Championship   The English Football Association (FA) is planning to swoop for the 2021 UEFA European Women’s Championship as part of its strategy to grow the female game. Plans to double the female participation rate put forward by the FA in March were followed by a stellar performance by the England women’s team in the 2017 .... More>>
11 Aug 2017
Retiring basketball players offered qualification opportunity
Retiring basketball players offered qualification opportunity   TASS – the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme funded by Sport England – has teamed up with the world governing body for basketball to offer qualifications to retiring and soon-to-be-retired players. The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and TASS will offer players the chance to complete the Certificate .... More>>
11 Aug 2017
European visitors targeted with English coastline app
European visitors targeted with English coastline app   Interactive video technology will allow holidaymakers to create their own personalised digital itineraries when visiting the English coastline. As part of the England’s Coast project, visitors will be able to use the technology select the areas of coastline they wish to visit, as well as destinations, retailers .... More>>
11 Aug 2017
Visitor centre and restoration grant for Willow Tea Rooms Building
Visitor centre and restoration grant for Willow Tea Rooms Building   Glasgow’s Willow Tea Rooms Building, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, has received a £3.6m Heritage Lottery Fund grant to preserve the building and open a new visitor centre. The award will allow the Willow Tea Rooms Trust to continue its work restoring the original tea rooms and Salon de Luxe, which was .... More>>
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