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Fusion rebrands Cam Ranh resort as family spa retreat
POSTED 20 Jan 2018 . BY Tom Walker
Fusion Resorts has repositioned its coastal resort near Cam Ranh, Vietnam, as an inclusive spa resort for families.
Heritage property in Singapore to be home to Six Senses’ first city hotel
POSTED 19 Jan 2018 . BY Jane Kitchen
Luxury wellness hotel operator Six Senses will open its first city hotel in Singapore this year as part of a restoration of two buildings in the heart of the city-state’s Chinatown.
Jestico + Whiles create subterranean speakeasy and restaurant below historic Corn Exchange
POSTED 19 Jan 2018 . BY Kim Megson
After transforming a historic Scottish bank building into a bar, architecture studio Jestico + Whiles have unveiled their latest hospitality conversion project: a steak and gin restaurant built within Manchester’s Victorian-era Corn Exchange.
Luckow launches wellness venture SolaVieve
POSTED 19 Jan 2018 . BY Jane Kitchen
Joshua Luckow, former executive director of US destination spa Canyon Ranch, has launched SolaVieve, a company which will design, develop and operate holistic, immersive wellness properties.
Perth's billion-dollar stadium set for grand opening, as government attempts to make sporting history
POSTED 19 Jan 2018 . BY Kim Megson
One of the Asia Pacific’s most flexible stadiums will open this Sunday (19 January) in Perth, Australia, with an open day welcoming fans into the 60,000 capacity landmark.
UK appoints minister to tackle loneliness
POSTED 19 Jan 2018 . BY Jane Kitchen
Theresa May has appointed minister for sport and civil society Tracey Crouch to a newly created position as minister for loneliness.
PilatesPT founder Hollie Grant takes up residence at Mandarin Oriental London
POSTED 19 Jan 2018 . BY Tom Walker
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has teamed up with PilatesPT founder Hollie Grant to offer a menu of holistic and bespoke programmes at its Hyde Park property in London.
Fitness app Sweatcoin receives US$5.7m backing
POSTED 18 Jan 2018 . BY Deven Pamben
A fitness app that rewards people who are physically active has secured financial backing of US$5.7m (£4.1m, €4.7m) to help boost its presence globally.
Revealed: Opening date for Scotland's first design museum, created by Kengo Kuma
POSTED 18 Jan 2018 . BY Kim Megson
V&A Dundee, Scotland’s first design museum, will open to the public on Saturday 15 September 2018, it has been revealed.
Anticipation mounts for Drake's Toronto restaurant and sports bar
POSTED 17 Jan 2018 . BY Kim Megson
Canadian rapper, producer, actor and entrepreneur Drake is turning his attention to the restaurant business.
Norwegian brewery partners with COBE to create Stavanger waterfront attraction
POSTED 17 Jan 2018 . BY Kim Megson
Danish architects COBE and Norwegian beer maker Lervig have unveiled plans for a major waterfront visitor centre and brewery in Stavanger, Norway.
London’s Agua Spas launch ‘Little White Book’ for customer aftercare
POSTED 17 Jan 2018 . BY Tom Walker
Hospitality group sbe has developed an online service to help its London-based spa brand Aqua Spa focus on customer aftercare.
Designs revealed for new aquatics centre on an artificial quay in Copenhagen’s harbour
POSTED 17 Jan 2018 . BY Kim Megson
Stunning designs have been revealed for Copenhagen's new Water Culture Centre, which will feature outdoor and indoor pools, waterfalls, harbour baths and sports facilities.
Planet Fitness to enter Mexico exercise market
POSTED 17 Jan 2018 . BY Deven Pamben
Planet Fitness will continue to grow its brand internationally by entering the Mexican fitness market this year.
David Lloyd Leisure continues European growth with first French club
POSTED 17 Jan 2018 . BY Deven Pamben
David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) has announced plans for further expansion into Europe after exchanging contracts for its first health club in France.
Jean-Guy de Gabriac collaborates with Four Seasons spa staff on new treatment
POSTED 17 Jan 2018 . BY Jane Kitchen
The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills has introduced a signature massage created in collaboration with six top therapists and consultant Jean-Guy de Gabriac.
Bayeux Tapestry coming to Britain for first time in 950 years
POSTED 17 Jan 2018 . BY Tom Anstey
The Bayeux Tapestry is set to be loaned to a British museum for the first time in nearly a millennium.
Business management course launched for Irish spa industry
POSTED 16 Jan 2018 . BY Tom Walker
Spa Business School has joined forces with spa consultant Peigin Crowley to provide a business management programme designed specifically for the Irish spa market.
Chelsea's £1bn stadium plan overcomes family injunction threat
POSTED 16 Jan 2018 . BY Rob Gibson
The £1bn ($1.38bn, €1.12bn) project to rebuild Chelsea Football Club’s Stamford Bridge stadium has overcome its final hurdle, after a motion was passed preventing a local family from blocking the proposed plans.
Starwood plans St Regis Hong Kong launch for 2019
POSTED 16 Jan 2018 . BY Tom Walker
Hotel and resort operator Starwood is set to open and operate a hotel under its St Regis luxury brand in the heart of Hong Kong.
     
 


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20 Jan 2018
Fusion rebrands Cam Ranh resort as family spa retreat
Fusion rebrands Cam Ranh resort as family spa retreat   Fusion Resorts has repositioned its coastal resort near Cam Ranh, Vietnam, as an inclusive spa resort for families. The move is part of a rebrand of the 72-bedroom property, which has seen the former Fusion Resort Nha Trang being renamed as Fusion Resort Cam Ranh. “The name change is long overdue, given our .... More>>
19 Jan 2018
Heritage property in Singapore to be home to Six Senses’ first city hotel
Heritage property in Singapore to be home to Six Senses’ first city hotel   Luxury wellness hotel operator Six Senses will open its first city hotel in Singapore this year as part of a restoration of two buildings in the heart of the city-state’s Chinatown. Six Senses Singapore is split across two buildings within walking distance of each other, Six Senses Duxton and Six Senses Maxwell, .... More>>
19 Jan 2018
Jestico + Whiles create subterranean speakeasy and restaurant below historic Corn Exchange
Jestico + Whiles create subterranean speakeasy and restaurant below historic Corn Exchange   After transforming a historic Scottish bank building into a bar, architecture studio Jestico + Whiles have unveiled their latest hospitality conversion project: a steak and gin restaurant built within Manchester’s Victorian-era Corn Exchange. Conceived as a hidden speakeasy serving 60 types of gin, Alston Bar .... More>>
19 Jan 2018
Luckow launches wellness venture SolaVieve
Luckow launches wellness venture SolaVieve   Joshua Luckow, former executive director of US destination spa Canyon Ranch, has launched SolaVieve, a company which will design, develop and operate holistic, immersive wellness properties. While he was at Canyon Ranch, Luckow worked in every key area of the business, while overseeing the company’s .... More>>
19 Jan 2018
Perth's billion-dollar stadium set for grand opening, as government attempts to make sporting history
Perth's billion-dollar stadium set for grand opening, as government attempts to make sporting history   One of the Asia Pacific’s most flexible stadiums will open this Sunday (19 January) in Perth, Australia, with an open day welcoming fans into the 60,000 capacity landmark. The AU$1.6bn (US$1.2bn. €1bn, £925m) Optus Stadium – collaboratively designed by architecture firms Hassell, Cox and HKS – is owned by the .... More>>
19 Jan 2018
UK appoints minister to tackle loneliness
UK appoints minister to tackle loneliness   Theresa May has appointed minister for sport and civil society Tracey Crouch to a newly created position as minister for loneliness. The move comes as the prime minister backed a series of recommendations made by the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness, which highlighted the prevalence of the problem and its .... More>>
19 Jan 2018
PilatesPT founder Hollie Grant takes up residence at Mandarin Oriental London
PilatesPT founder Hollie Grant takes up residence at Mandarin Oriental London   Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has teamed up with PilatesPT founder Hollie Grant to offer a menu of holistic and bespoke programmes at its Hyde Park property in London. Grant will take up residence at the hotel on 5 February and will begin offering the programmes at the hotel’s new PilatesPT Studio, housed within .... More>>
18 Jan 2018
Fitness app Sweatcoin receives US$5.7m backing
Fitness app Sweatcoin receives US$5.7m backing   A fitness app that rewards people who are physically active has secured financial backing of US$5.7m (£4.1m, €4.7m) to help boost its presence globally. Sweatcoin has received “seed funding” from Silicon Valley and European investors to help grow its next-generation health and fitness app, which uses a .... More>>
18 Jan 2018
Revealed: Opening date for Scotland's first design museum, created by Kengo Kuma
Revealed: Opening date for Scotland's first design museum, created by Kengo Kuma   V&A Dundee, Scotland’s first design museum, will open to the public on Saturday 15 September 2018, it has been revealed. New images of the Kengo Kuma-designed building have been released to coincide with the announcement, as have details of the museum’s inaugural exhibitions. Standing at the centre of the .... More>>
17 Jan 2018
Anticipation mounts for Drake's Toronto restaurant and sports bar
Anticipation mounts for Drake's Toronto restaurant and sports bar   Canadian rapper, producer, actor and entrepreneur Drake is turning his attention to the restaurant business. The rapper, singer and songwriter is opening a high-end restaurant and sports bar in his hometown of Toronto, in a development on the corner of Yonge and Wellington Street. Called Pick 6ix and run by .... More>>
17 Jan 2018
Norwegian brewery partners with COBE to create Stavanger waterfront attraction
Norwegian brewery partners with COBE to create Stavanger waterfront attraction   Danish architects COBE and Norwegian beer maker Lervig have unveiled plans for a major waterfront visitor centre and brewery in Stavanger, Norway. Located on a former industrial pier, the 11,000sq m (118,400sq ft) building has been conceived as “a unique attraction for locals and visitors”, with a harbour bath, .... More>>
17 Jan 2018
London’s Agua Spas launch ‘Little White Book’ for customer aftercare
London’s Agua Spas launch ‘Little White Book’ for customer aftercare   Hospitality group sbe has developed an online service to help its London-based spa brand Aqua Spa focus on customer aftercare. Launching at the end of January, the ‘Little White Book’ is a digital tool offering Agua Spa customers treatment aftercare and wellbeing at home. There are two Agua Spas in London, .... More>>
17 Jan 2018
Designs revealed for new aquatics centre on an artificial quay in Copenhagen’s harbour
Designs revealed for new aquatics centre on an artificial quay in Copenhagen’s harbour   Stunning designs have been revealed for Copenhagen's new Water Culture Centre, which will feature outdoor and indoor pools, waterfalls, harbour baths and sports facilities. The municipality has selected Kengo Kuma Associates to create the 5,000sq m (53,800sq ft) Danish Water Culture Center, scheduled to open in .... More>>
17 Jan 2018
Planet Fitness to enter Mexico exercise market
Planet Fitness to enter Mexico exercise market   Planet Fitness will continue to grow its brand internationally by entering the Mexican fitness market this year. Due to open this spring in Santa Catarina, Monterrey, the new gym will be run by franchisee group Jeg-Fit LLC, which owns 19 other sites across Arizona and Washington in the US. “We're excited to .... More>>
17 Jan 2018
David Lloyd Leisure continues European growth with first French club
David Lloyd Leisure continues European growth with first French club   David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) has announced plans for further expansion into Europe after exchanging contracts for its first health club in France. The group will invest £5m (US$6.9m, €5.7m) in refurbishing City Green Sport and Health Club, situated on the edge of Lake Geneva. The deal, for an undisclosed sum, .... More>>
17 Jan 2018
Jean-Guy de Gabriac collaborates with Four Seasons spa staff on new treatment
Jean-Guy de Gabriac collaborates with Four Seasons spa staff on new treatment   The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills has introduced a signature massage created in collaboration with six top therapists and consultant Jean-Guy de Gabriac. The Surrender Massage is designed for guests to “surrender completely into blissful relaxation” and uses subtle techniques to unlock .... More>>
17 Jan 2018
Bayeux Tapestry coming to Britain for first time in 950 years
Bayeux Tapestry coming to Britain for first time in 950 years   The Bayeux Tapestry is set to be loaned to a British museum for the first time in nearly a millennium. The artwork, which is nine centuries old and depicts the Norman conquest of England after the Battle of Hastings in 1066, will leave French shores for the first time in 950 years, subject to tests to ensure .... More>>
16 Jan 2018
World's highest Ferris wheel to sit atop RM2.2bn FA Porsche building
World's highest Ferris wheel to sit atop RM2.2bn FA Porsche building   A Ferris wheel in Malaysia will become the world’s highest when it opens as part of the under-construction 78-storey M101 Skywheel in Kuala Lumpur. The mixed-use building will be the first integrated development to be designed by Studio FA Porsche – known famously for its sports car design – and will, at 200m .... More>>
16 Jan 2018
Business management course launched for Irish spa industry
Business management course launched for Irish spa industry   Spa Business School has joined forces with spa consultant Peigin Crowley to provide a business management programme designed specifically for the Irish spa market. The partnership has created an advanced business acceleration training programme which will “enable and empower” those working in management positions .... More>>
16 Jan 2018
Chelsea's £1bn stadium plan overcomes family injunction threat
Chelsea's £1bn stadium plan overcomes family injunction threat   The £1bn ($1.38bn, €1.12bn) project to rebuild Chelsea Football Club’s Stamford Bridge stadium has overcome its final hurdle, after a motion was passed preventing a local family from blocking the proposed plans. The Crosthwaite family, whose house is the closest residence to the ground, took out an injunction .... More>>
16 Jan 2018
Starwood plans St Regis Hong Kong launch for 2019
Starwood plans St Regis Hong Kong launch for 2019   Hotel and resort operator Starwood is set to open and operate a hotel under its St Regis luxury brand in the heart of Hong Kong. Scheduled for a 2019 launch, the 129-bedroom hotel will be located in the historic Wan Chai district, a commercial and retail hub close to Victoria Harbor. The interiors of the .... More>>
15 Jan 2018
Birdsong, trees, sky: study suggests exposure to nature important for those at risk of poor mental health
Birdsong, trees, sky: study suggests exposure to nature important for those at risk of poor mental health   A team of academic researchers, landscape architects and artists have come together to look at how nature in cities affects mental wellbeing. Researchers at King's College London, landscape architects J & L Gibbons and art foundation Nomad Projects have used smartphone-based technology to assess the .... More>>
15 Jan 2018
Perkins+Will create science hub to anchor Suzhou culture district
Perkins+Will create science hub to anchor Suzhou culture district   A science museum in Suzhou, China, is to act as the centrepiece of a new cultural district in the city, with the design celebrating nature while highlighting the role of industrial development. Taking inspiration from its surroundings, the 600,000sq ft (56,000sq m) Suzhou Science & Technology Museum is .... More>>
15 Jan 2018
Welcome to the Gucci Garden: Alessandro Michele celebrates luxury brand with restaurant and museum in Florentine palace
Welcome to the Gucci Garden: Alessandro Michele celebrates luxury brand with restaurant and museum in Florentine palace   The creative director of Gucci has opened a restaurant, museum and gift shop dedicated to the luxury fashion house – in a 14th-century Florentine palace. Alessandro Michele decided to open the attraction, called Gucci Garden, as a fun and accessible introduction to the brand and “a hypnotic territory that .... More>>
12 Jan 2018
Ricky Hatton’s boxing brand partners Myzone to offer fitness training
Ricky Hatton’s boxing brand partners Myzone to offer fitness training   Gyms registered with Myzone will be able to sign up to ‘boxing for fitness’ training sessions following a deal between the wearable technology company and Ricky Hatton’s boxing chain. The agreement will see up to 200 training classes available to Myzone’s EMEA network of facilities, all developed by Hatton .... More>>
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