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Universal Studios set for the ‘Return of Michael Myers’
BY Luke Cloherty | 20 Aug 2018
Space Cycle plans Chinese expansion with 50 new sites
BY Tom Walker | 20 Aug 2018
Crocodile Dundee’s fictional sequel significantly boosts Australian tourism
BY Luke Cloherty | 20 Aug 2018
DoubleTree by Hilton makes its French debut in medieval city
BY Luke Cloherty | 18 Aug 2018
World’s largest ice skating centre likely for New York
BY Luke Cloherty | 17 Aug 2018
New Pritzker Architecture Prize Jury chair named
BY Luke Cloherty | 17 Aug 2018
US National Museum of Natural History’s Fossil Hall set for reopening
BY Luke Cloherty | 16 Aug 2018
Kengo Kuma’s V&A Dundee: Drone footage shows finished building ahead of opening
BY Luke Cloherty | 16 Aug 2018
Jali-wrapped Bangalore naturopathy centre acts as a retreat in a ‘tight urban site’
BY Luke Cloherty | 16 Aug 2018
Luxury Tenerife resort boasts 1,000sq m spa and wellness centre
BY Luke Cloherty | 16 Aug 2018
F45 opens London office to help drive European expansion
BY Tom Walker | 16 Aug 2018
Cooper Robertson appoint new director of architecture
BY Luke Cloherty | 15 Aug 2018
Boston Four Seasons is now the city’s third-tallest building
BY Luke Cloherty | 15 Aug 2018
UNStudio’s ‘Green Spine’ wins Melbourne Southbank competition
BY Luke Cloherty | 15 Aug 2018
Royal Society launches Places of Science small museums fund
BY Tom Anstey | 15 Aug 2018
Treehouse yoga, African holistic spa therapies on tap for One&Only Nyungwe House in Rwanda
BY Jane Kitchen | 14 Aug 2018
Michael Bloomberg helps US arts blossom with US$43m training scheme
BY Tom Anstey | 14 Aug 2018
Massive 4,000sq m Moroccan thermal centre now open
BY Jane Kitchen | 14 Aug 2018
Ray Algar takes up advisory role at AI-driven fitness supplier Pendex
BY Tom Walker | 14 Aug 2018
WTS International to manage Metro Lagoons project in Florida
BY Tom Walker | 14 Aug 2018
     
 


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20 Aug 2018
Universal Studios set for the ‘Return of Michael Myers’
Universal Studios set for the ‘Return of Michael Myers’   A raft of new, “terrifying” mazes will open at Universal Studios Florida as part of the attraction’s Halloween Horror Nights event. Based on the fourth installment of the Halloween slasher movie series, one of the mazes will be set in the suburban town of Haddonfield, Illinois on Halloween night, where .... More>>
20 Aug 2018
Space Cycle plans Chinese expansion with 50 new sites
Space Cycle plans Chinese expansion with 50 new sites   Boutique studio operator Space Cycle has revealed plans to conquer the Chinese fitness market with 50 new openings over the next five years. The company, founded by music mogul Matthew Allison in 2015, currently operates six clubs in Beijing, Shanghai and Taipei (Taiwan). Space Cycle is based on offering .... More>>
20 Aug 2018
Crocodile Dundee’s fictional sequel significantly boosts Australian tourism
Crocodile Dundee’s fictional sequel significantly boosts Australian tourism   Tourist spending in Australia has grown by a huge AU$5.8bn (US$4.2bn, €3.7bn, £3.3bn), or 6 per cent for the year to March, according to latest figures. The reason for the uplift has been credited to a series of fictional trailers for the Crocodile Dundee movie franchise, featuring US comedy actor Danny McBride. .... More>>
18 Aug 2018
DoubleTree by Hilton makes its French debut in medieval city
DoubleTree by Hilton makes its French debut in medieval city   DoubleTree by Hilton has debuted in France on a former quarantine site, which was used to check the health of people crossing into a nearby ‘bastide’ – a type of medieval new town built in the 13th and 14th centuries. Located along the banks of the Aude river, the hotel is uniquely positioned in the fortified .... More>>
17 Aug 2018
World’s largest ice skating centre likely for New York
World’s largest ice skating centre likely for New York   Former Deutsche Bank executive Kevin Parker and former New York Rangers player Mark Messier have secured funding for phase one of a $350m (€303.6m, £275m) project in the Bronx, New York, which will be home to the largest ice skating centre in the world. The pair have announced that plans are underway to transform .... More>>
17 Aug 2018
New Pritzker Architecture Prize Jury chair named
New Pritzker Architecture Prize Jury chair named   The Hyatt Foundation, the sponsor of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, has appointed a new jury chair for the award, following the retirement of Glenn Murcutt. Justice Stephen Breyer, who has been a member of the Jury since 2011, has been named as the new chair. The American lawyer and associate justice of the US .... More>>
16 Aug 2018
US National Museum of Natural History’s Fossil Hall set for reopening
US National Museum of Natural History’s Fossil Hall set for reopening   Kirk Johnson, museum director of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington DC, has announced its David H. Koch Hall of Fossils will reopen on 8 June 2019. Colloquially known as Fossil Hall, the room was closed for a US$129m (€113.2m, £101.4m) renovation in 2014. The project has returned .... More>>
16 Aug 2018
Kengo Kuma’s V&A Dundee: Drone footage shows finished building ahead of opening
Kengo Kuma’s V&A Dundee: Drone footage shows finished building ahead of opening   The Kengo Kuma-designed V&A Museum of Design Dundee, Scotland’s first dedicated design museum, is set to open its doors in less than a month. Opening on 15 September 2018, the V&A Dundee will be the lauded Japanese architect’s first building in the UK. The structure is now complete and new stills from released .... More>>
16 Aug 2018
Jali-wrapped Bangalore naturopathy centre acts as a retreat in a ‘tight urban site’
Jali-wrapped Bangalore naturopathy centre acts as a retreat in a ‘tight urban site’   In among the busy, loud and polluted streets of Bangalore, one might think it would be hard to find solace and practice wellness routines. However, the architects behind Navyas Naturopathy Centre have been undeterred, creating an antithetical haven in which medicinal plants, softer dynamics and a general sense of .... More>>
16 Aug 2018
Luxury Tenerife resort boasts 1,000sq m spa and wellness centre
Luxury Tenerife resort boasts 1,000sq m spa and wellness centre   A new luxury resort on the Spanish Canary Island of Tenerife is home to a 1,000sq m (10,764sq ft) spa, among its 121 junior hotel suites and one, two and three-bedroom apartments. The Royal Hideaway Corales, designed by MKV Design, is now open and its wellness attractions are aplenty. Sat underneath the .... More>>
16 Aug 2018
F45 opens London office to help drive European expansion
F45 opens London office to help drive European expansion   Australian fitness franchise F45 has opened European headquarters in Central London, as it looks to gather the pace of its expansion across the old continent. Located in Oxford Circus, the office will be tasked with supporting existing European and UK franchises, as well as help the brand's growth plans. .... More>>
15 Aug 2018
Cooper Robertson appoint new director of architecture
Cooper Robertson appoint new director of architecture   American architectural practice Cooper Robertson have made a swathe of in-house promotions, including the appointment of a new director of architecture. The architects, noted for their museum and cultural work, have name Erin Flynn as director of architecture. Flynn has an extensive 20-year background in .... More>>
15 Aug 2018
Boston Four Seasons is now the city’s third-tallest building
Boston Four Seasons is now the city’s third-tallest building   The developer behind a new Four Seasons hotel and residential unit has called it “the finest and most architecturally-significant skyscraper ever built in Boston, ushering in a new era of modern development and elevating the standard of luxury living” in the US city. Richard L. Friedman, president and CEO of .... More>>
15 Aug 2018
UNStudio’s ‘Green Spine’ wins Melbourne Southbank competition
UNStudio’s ‘Green Spine’ wins Melbourne Southbank competition   An innovative two-tower design – consisting of vertically networked platforms, terraces and verandas – has been selected winner of an AU$2bn (US$1.4bn, €1.3bn, £1.1bn) competition for a new mixed-use tower on Melbourne's Southbank in Australia. ‘Green Spine’, designed by architects UNStudio in conjunction with .... More>>
15 Aug 2018
Royal Society launches Places of Science small museums fund
Royal Society launches Places of Science small museums fund   The Royal Society has announced “Places of Science”, a new funding scheme for small museums in Britain. The programme, which will award grants of up to £3,000 (US$3,800, €3,300) to successful applicants, is intended to encourage museums to engage with their respective localities through science storytelling. By .... More>>
14 Aug 2018
Treehouse yoga, African holistic spa therapies on tap for One&Only Nyungwe House in Rwanda
Treehouse yoga, African holistic spa therapies on tap for One&Only Nyungwe House in Rwanda   One&Only will open its second Nature Resort this October, the One&Only Nyungwe House resort, set on the edge of the ancient Nyungwe rainforest in the mountainous landscapes of Rwanda’s southwest. Set within the green expanse of a working tea plantation, alongside one of the largest and best-preserved montane .... More>>
14 Aug 2018
Michael Bloomberg helps US arts blossom with US$43m training scheme
Michael Bloomberg helps US arts blossom with US$43m training scheme   Bloomberg Philanthropies – the charitable arm of Michael Bloomberg’s business empire – has granted 45 organisations funding in efforts to help finance the US's small to midsize arts organisations. To be spread across seven cities, including Austin, Baltimore, Denver, New Orleans, Pittsburgh, and Washington DC, .... More>>
14 Aug 2018
Massive 4,000sq m Moroccan thermal centre now open
Massive 4,000sq m Moroccan thermal centre now open   The Vichy Thermalia Spa and Hotel in Moulay Yacoub, Morocco has opened its doors. The complex is located about 20 kilometres from Fez, and the thermal area includes 4,000sq m (43,055sq ft) of space devoted to health and wellbeing, with more than 50 treatment rooms. A new 100-bedroom hotel, designed by .... More>>
14 Aug 2018
Ray Algar takes up advisory role at AI-driven fitness supplier Pendex
Ray Algar takes up advisory role at AI-driven fitness supplier Pendex   Fitness industry analyst Ray Algar has taken up a non-executive strategic advisory role at fitness equipment start-up Pendex. Algar has been tasked with advising the company as it begins the roll-out of its range of connected exercise equipment, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to "find new ways to .... More>>
14 Aug 2018
WTS International to manage Metro Lagoons project in Florida
WTS International to manage Metro Lagoons project in Florida   Spa and fitness consultancy and management firm WTS International (WTS) has won a contract to manage the Metro Lagoons by Crystal Lagoons development in Florida. The seven-acre, purpose-built lagoon forms part of the Epperson master-planned community, described as the first ‘smart gigabit’ community in the US. .... More>>
14 Aug 2018
Extensive spa planned for French Alps
Extensive spa planned for French Alps   Global spa consultancy Deep Nature is creating a 1,500sq m spa in the French Alps, set to open later this year. The Belleplagne Bains & Spa will include an area reserved for adults that will offer remineralising, relaxing and re-energising treatments and activities, as well as a 170sq m family spa. The .... More>>
13 Aug 2018
Video: Attractions Management News Flash 13 August 2018
Video: Attractions Management News Flash 13 August 2018   The latest Attractions Management News Flash Video is now live! In this broadcast, Merlin begins creating an ocean sanctuary for a pair of beluga whales, Universal confirms opening of fourth gate in Orlando, Warner Brothers World Abu Dhabi opens on Yas Island and SeaWorld has quashed rumours that it is planning .... More>>
13 Aug 2018
Steven Holl's Giant's Causeway-inspired design chosen as winner of Dublin's Future Campus competition
Steven Holl's Giant's Causeway-inspired design chosen as winner of Dublin's Future Campus competition   Steven Holl Architects (SHA) has been declared winner of the Future Campus – University College Dublin International Design Competition. In a statement, the international jury judging the competition said it was "hugely impressed" by SHA’s design proposal for a Centre for Creative Design and the accompanying .... More>>
13 Aug 2018
Historic properties lead the way as visitors flock to English attractions
Historic properties lead the way as visitors flock to English attractions   Historic properties and attractions across England experienced significant growth in visitor numbers in 2017. VisitEngland’s Visitor Attraction Trends in England 2017 report shows that, of the 1,400 sites surveyed, historic properties such as mills, monuments, boats and burial grounds saw the largest .... More>>
10 Aug 2018
Liseberg makes largest ever investment with launch of Valkyria
Liseberg makes largest ever investment with launch of Valkyria   Valkyria – a steel dive coaster created by Bolliger & Mabillard – has opened to the public today (10 August) at the Liseberg amusement park in Gothenburg, Sweden. A SEK300m (US$33.6m, €29m, £26m) investment which also includes Loke – a Gyro Swing manufactured by Intamin – Valkyria is based on Norse Mythology .... More>>
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