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New “Hilltop Gallery” in China’s Yanshan mountains completes construction
BY Andrew Manns | 16 Oct 2018
New Westin resort touches down in the Maldives
BY Andrew Manns | 16 Oct 2018
Rabat Morocco to be the home of Africa’s tallest building
BY Andrew Manns | 16 Oct 2018
Stockholm’s Nationalmuseum reopens following refurbishment
BY Luke Cloherty | 16 Oct 2018
Netflix's Black Mirror to give users a choice of stories: Will attractions follow?
BY Luke Cloherty | 16 Oct 2018
V&A’s Photography Centre opens as part of its FuturePlan initiative
BY Luke Cloherty | 16 Oct 2018
DCMS publishes action plan to back joint strategies for English museums
BY Luke Cloherty | 16 Oct 2018
New cosy Monterey spa offers holistic wellness approach
BY Jane Kitchen | 15 Oct 2018
British artists create Philadelphia warehouse Sea Monster installation
BY Luke Cloherty | 15 Oct 2018
Irish government increases investment in Sport Ireland
BY Tom Walker | 15 Oct 2018
American Airlines CR Smith Museum reopens
BY Luke Cloherty | 12 Oct 2018
Canadian art gallery and library proposal seeks state permission for approval
BY Luke Cloherty | 12 Oct 2018
Kazakhstan’s first contemporary culture centre to open in 2020
BY Luke Cloherty | 12 Oct 2018
CIDESCO partners with India's Beauty & Wellness Sector Skill Council to aid global work mobility for Indian therapists
BY Lauren Heath-Jones | 12 Oct 2018
Steven Chilton Architects designs "bamboo forest" theatre in China
BY Andrew Manns | 12 Oct 2018
Largest museum in western Canada opens in Edmonton
BY Luke Cloherty | 12 Oct 2018
Christina Cabrera named director of spa and fitness at La Quinta
BY Jane Kitchen | 12 Oct 2018
Hello to HALO from Jim McMahon
BY Andy Knaggs | 11 Oct 2018
Abbey visitors see the light, hear the sounds
BY Andy Knaggs | 11 Oct 2018
Japanese airport attraction offers four floors of Boeing experiences
BY Luke Cloherty | 11 Oct 2018
     
 


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16 Oct 2018
New “Hilltop Gallery” in China’s Yanshan mountains completes construction
New “Hilltop Gallery” in China’s Yanshan mountains completes construction   A dramatic mountain-top arts centre has been built in the Yanshan mountains in China. The Hilltop Gallery – also known as the Phoenix Valley Summit Art Centre – was designed by the Chinese architecture studio, deep Architects (DA). The undulating structure follows the topography of the mountainside and has .... More>>
16 Oct 2018
New Westin resort touches down in the Maldives
New Westin resort touches down in the Maldives   The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo resort has opened in the Republic of the Maldives. The estimated US$40m (€34.5m, £30.3m) Marriott International development, which features 70 eco-friendly villas and suites, is the first Westin to launch in the tropical island nation, which has long been favoured by Western .... More>>
16 Oct 2018
Rabat Morocco to be the home of Africa’s tallest building
Rabat Morocco to be the home of Africa’s tallest building   The Bank of Africa skyscraper in Rabat, Morocco, will be the tallest building on the African continent, at 250-metres, when it opens in 2022. The mixed-use, 55-floor highrise, which will be designed by Belgium-based architectural studio Besix, will include a luxury hotel, office space, and apartments. The .... More>>
16 Oct 2018
Stockholm’s Nationalmuseum reopens following refurbishment
Stockholm’s Nationalmuseum reopens following refurbishment   Larger exhibition areas across three floors will showcase more than 5,000 artworks including paintings, sculpture and photography at the reopened Nationalmuseum in Stockholm, Sweden following a revamp. With work on show ranging from the 16th century to the present day, Nationalmuseum will also display drawings, .... More>>
16 Oct 2018
Netflix's Black Mirror to give users a choice of stories: Will attractions follow?
Netflix's Black Mirror to give users a choice of stories: Will attractions follow?   The upcoming season of the Emmy-winning science-fiction series Black Mirror, due for release in December, will have an episode that allows users to choose their own story. The episode is to be the first of a number of viewers’ choice specials across broadcaster Netflix's ‘Originals’ range of shows, which .... More>>
16 Oct 2018
V&A’s Photography Centre opens as part of its FuturePlan initiative
V&A’s Photography Centre opens as part of its FuturePlan initiative   London’s V&A Museum has opened its new Photography Centre – a dedicated space showing works including the Royal Photographic Society collection, which it acquired in 2017 from the National Science and Media Museum in Bradford, Yorkshire. Boasting images from the world’s first photographic experiments, work by .... More>>
16 Oct 2018
DCMS publishes action plan to back joint strategies for English museums
DCMS publishes action plan to back joint strategies for English museums   The UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has published an action plan that will enable joined-up strategic thinking for English museums at governmental and sector level in the wake of 2017’s Mendoza Review. The review was an independent study of museums in England, which was .... More>>
15 Oct 2018
New cosy Monterey spa offers holistic wellness approach
New cosy Monterey spa offers holistic wellness approach   The Sanctuary Beach Resort has opened a new spa aimed at both locals and guests at the 19-acre California property. The Spa at Sanctuary offers a customised, holistic approach to wellness, and features a design palette of sand, grey and sea blue designed to stimulate relaxation. The spa design, spearheaded by .... More>>
15 Oct 2018
British artists create Philadelphia warehouse Sea Monster installation
British artists create Philadelphia warehouse Sea Monster installation   20 inflatable tentacles have appeared extending out from a disused warehouse in Philadelphia, giving the appearance that sea monsters have attacked the building. Located in the American city’s Navy Yard – a waterside development – the Sea Monsters installation is the largest inflatable sculpture ever .... More>>
15 Oct 2018
Irish government increases investment in Sport Ireland
Irish government increases investment in Sport Ireland   Sport Ireland has received a €6.5m (£5.7m) increase in its annual funding levels. The boost was announced as part of the Irish government's Budget 2019 and the additional funding is designed to help deliver the government's new National Sports Policy, which was published earlier this year. In total, .... More>>
12 Oct 2018
American Airlines CR Smith Museum reopens
American Airlines CR Smith Museum reopens   The newly-renovated American Airlines CR Smith Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, has opened its doors following a redesign of the visitor attraction's permanent exhibitions. JRA provided master planning, concept design, schematic design, and executive media production for the museum alongside Columbus, Ohio-based ROTO .... More>>
12 Oct 2018
Canadian art gallery and library proposal seeks state permission for approval
Canadian art gallery and library proposal seeks state permission for approval   The town of Smithers, BC, Canada might be about to get an art gallery-cum-library if planning is approved by the state council. Architect Jennifer Marshall, of the Space 2 Place Landscape team at Urban Arts Architecture, has submitted plans for the pluralistic mixed-use idea, which would see paintings hung in the library itself. The main focus for Marshall is .... More>>
12 Oct 2018
Kazakhstan’s first contemporary culture centre to open in 2020
Kazakhstan’s first contemporary culture centre to open in 2020   Kazakhstan’s first private cultural institution will "participate in the development of contemporary culture in Kazakhstan and Central Asia" when it opens in 2020 in the city of Almaty, according to its project director, Jama Nurkalieva. The centre, which is supported by Moscow’s Garage Museum of Contemporary .... More>>
12 Oct 2018
CIDESCO partners with India's Beauty & Wellness Sector Skill Council to aid global work mobility for Indian therapists
CIDESCO partners with India's Beauty & Wellness Sector Skill Council to aid global work mobility for Indian therapists   CIDESCO, the international standard setter for the spa industry, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with India's Beauty & Wellness Sector Skill Council (B&WSSC). The MoU will enable Indian therapists to obtain CIDESCO's Certificate in Skincare, an internationally recognised qualification that will .... More>>
12 Oct 2018
Steven Chilton Architects designs "bamboo forest" theatre in China
Steven Chilton Architects designs   Steven Chilton Architects (SCA) have revealed their design for the Wuxi Show Theatre in Wuxi, China. The firm, which has been shortlisted for this year’s World Architecture Festival Future Project Award, were inspired by the largest bamboo forest in China: the Sea of Bamboo Park in Yixing. The 2,000-person .... More>>
12 Oct 2018
Largest museum in western Canada opens in Edmonton
Largest museum in western Canada opens in Edmonton   The history of Alberta, Canada, is now on display at the newly rebuilt Royal Alberta Museum (RAM) in the state capital of Edmonton, following seven years of planning and development. The museum building – now the largest in western Canada – is somewhat of an exhibition itself, with glazed walls that glow and .... More>>
12 Oct 2018
Christina Cabrera named director of spa and fitness at La Quinta
Christina Cabrera named director of spa and fitness at La Quinta   La Quinta Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort in California, has appointed Christina Cabrera as director of spa and fitness. La Quinta Resort & Club offers a holistic wellness experience beginning at the 23,000sq ft Spa La Quinta and fitness centre. Cabrera will oversee operations and programming at Spa La .... More>>
11 Oct 2018
Hello to HALO from Jim McMahon
Hello to HALO from Jim McMahon   Jim McMahon, senior partner and board member at PricewaterhouseCoopers, has been appointed as non-executive director of the HALO Urban Regeneration Company. HALO is a mixed-use regeneration scheme planned for the former Johnnie Walker scotch whisky bottling plant in Kilmarnock, Scotland. The 23-acre .... More>>
11 Oct 2018
Abbey visitors see the light, hear the sounds
Abbey visitors see the light, hear the sounds   A dusk-time light and sound show of beauty and subtlety brought the ruins of Rievaulx Abbey in Yorkshire to life over the last weekend of September, allowing visitors to experience the English Heritage-run venue – the first Cistercian monastery in the north of England – as never before. At the evening's apex was .... More>>
11 Oct 2018
Japanese airport attraction offers four floors of Boeing experiences
Japanese airport attraction offers four floors of Boeing experiences   Chubu Centrair Airport in Nagoya, Japan has launched a new in-airport visitor attraction with the first on-display Boeing 787 Dreamliner – the ZA001 – as its marquee centrepiece. Flight of Dreams stretches over four floors and, beyond the 787 ZA001, has an animated virtual tour of Boeing’s Everett assembly .... More>>
11 Oct 2018
Urban Room concept spreads to Nottingham
Urban Room concept spreads to Nottingham   Nottingham has become the latest city to open an 'Urban Room' - the concept first introduced in 2014’s Farrell Review, which called for spaces "where the people can go to understand, debate and get involved in the past, present and future of where they live, work and play". Situated at 38 Carrington Street, .... More>>
11 Oct 2018
NEMO heads to Malta for annual conference in November
NEMO heads to Malta for annual conference in November   Speakers including National Museum of Ireland director Lynn Scarf will speak at this year’s Network of European Museum Organisations (NEMO) Annual Conference. Taking place at the MUZA museum in Malta – this year’s European Capital of Culture – the 26th annual NEMO conference will run from 15-18 November. It .... More>>
11 Oct 2018
Southampton theatre reopens after £7.5m makeover
Southampton theatre reopens after £7.5m makeover   Its boards have been trodden by legends such as Julie Andrews, Laurel and Hardy and The Beatles and Now Southampton’s Mayflower Theatre - the largest in the south of England - has reopened following an extensive £7.5m refurbishment project. The 90-year-old theatre brought the curtains down in June so that work .... More>>
11 Oct 2018
Susan Vargo to lead Nickelodeon attractions as new global live entertainment VP
Susan Vargo to lead Nickelodeon attractions as new global live entertainment VP   Nickelodeon has appointed the former executive producer of the SpongeBob SquarePants musical, Susan Vargo, as its VP of global live entertainment. In her new role, Vargo will oversee entertainment programmes for the brand’s resorts, theme parks and attractions around the worldwide. Attractions under .... More>>
11 Oct 2018
Parklife scheme delivers first of four Liverpool football sites
Parklife scheme delivers first of four Liverpool football sites   Three new floodlit 3G artificial grass pitches, along with male and female changing facilities, car parking and an 80-station gym, have been opened at Liverpool’s Jeffrey Humble Playing Fields - part of the £200 million Parklife programme. The site will be overseen by Pulse Soccer, a division of leisure .... More>>
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