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Eden Project targets 2020 start on geothermal energy project
BY Andy Knaggs | 18 Oct 2019
FIBO reveals details for Southeast Asia event: Singapore picked as host
BY Tom Walker | 18 Oct 2019
American journal publishes new exercise guidelines for cancer survivors
BY Tom Walker | 18 Oct 2019
Longevity Wellness creates medi-wellness blend for Portuguese resort
BY Megan Whitby | 18 Oct 2019
Arianna Huffington's Thrive acquires AI specialist Boundless Mind
BY Tom Walker | 17 Oct 2019
Regular exercise 'highly beneficial' for heart patients, regardless of age
BY Tom Walker | 17 Oct 2019
Blackpool Museum to evoke lively spirit of UK's seaside entertainment heritage
BY Andy Knaggs | 17 Oct 2019
Gustafson Porter Bowman's Parque Central opens on former Valencia railway lines
BY Stu Robarts | 17 Oct 2019
New Dream Cruises ship to have world's longest seaborne coaster
BY Andy Knaggs | 16 Oct 2019
Saniya Kantawala Design's homely Mumbai restaurant draws on warm materials and earthy tones
BY Stu Robarts | 16 Oct 2019
Aussie fitness chain Viva continues acquisition programme – picks up Healthworks
BY Tom Walker | 16 Oct 2019
Noel Asmar Group launches new textile recycling initiative for hotels and spas
BY Jane Kitchen | 16 Oct 2019
Scott Carver Architects to renovate oldest theatre in New South Wales, Australia
BY Stu Robarts | 15 Oct 2019
State-of-the-art aquarium to open in Vietnam in early 2020
BY Andy Knaggs | 15 Oct 2019
GWI Announces 2020 Partnership with Prevention magazine
BY Megan Whitby | 15 Oct 2019
Sangha appoints former Aman exec John Reed as COO
BY Megan Whitby | 15 Oct 2019
Stefano Boeri Architetti-led team wins Genoa's Parco del Ponte competition
BY Stu Robarts | 15 Oct 2019
Universal reveals new details for Beijing resort, announces seven themed lands
BY Andy Knaggs | 15 Oct 2019
Seth Mattison to deliver keynote at first ISPA Talent Symposium
BY Megan Whitby | 15 Oct 2019
Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry has long-term future secured after US$125m donation
BY Andy Knaggs | 15 Oct 2019
     
 


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18 Oct 2019
Eden Project targets 2020 start on geothermal energy project
Eden Project targets 2020 start on geothermal energy project   A long-planned project to drill for geothermal heat to power the Eden Project site in Cornwall will finally go ahead, after EU and Cornwall Council funding was approved. The project ‒ described by Eden Project co-founder Sir Tim Smit as the biggest leap forward for Eden since it opened in 2001 ‒ will eventually .... More>>
18 Oct 2019
FIBO reveals details for Southeast Asia event: Singapore picked as host
FIBO reveals details for Southeast Asia event: Singapore picked as host   The first-ever FIBO Southeast Asia fitness event will be held in Singapore next year. Taking place at the iconic Marina Bay Sands from 24 to 26 September 2020, FIBO SEA will bring together fitness brands, manufacturers, distributors, buyers and trainers from across the region – as well as from leading global .... More>>
18 Oct 2019
American journal publishes new exercise guidelines for cancer survivors
American journal publishes new exercise guidelines for cancer survivors   Cancer survivors should undertake a minimum of 90 minutes of aerobic and resistance training each week, according to new guidelines published in the Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise journal. The new recommendations outline that survivors should perform aerobic and resistance training for .... More>>
18 Oct 2019
Longevity Wellness creates medi-wellness blend for Portuguese resort
Longevity Wellness creates medi-wellness blend for Portuguese resort   Medical treatments and spa and wellness interventions are offered side by side at the new €25m Longevity Health and Wellness Hotel in Alvor, Portugal. Developed by HPA Group and Longevity Wellness Worldwide, the 70-room resort has extensive facilities offering preventative and solution-based therapies, blending .... More>>
17 Oct 2019
Arianna Huffington's Thrive acquires AI specialist Boundless Mind
Arianna Huffington's Thrive acquires AI specialist Boundless Mind   Thrive Global, the wellness and behaviour change tech firm founded by Arianna Huffington, has acquired neuroscience-based AI company Boundless Mind. Boundless specialises in behavioural design and engineering. Its technology fuses neuroscience and artificial intelligence to optimise, personalise and target .... More>>
17 Oct 2019
Regular exercise 'highly beneficial' for heart patients, regardless of age
Regular exercise 'highly beneficial' for heart patients, regardless of age   Regular exercise is highly beneficial for all patients with cardiovascular disease regardless of age. A study published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology investigated the effects of an exercise‐based cardiac rehabilitation programme on a range of physical and psychological parameters in young, old, .... More>>
17 Oct 2019
Blackpool Museum to evoke lively spirit of UK's seaside entertainment heritage
Blackpool Museum to evoke lively spirit of UK's seaside entertainment heritage   A £13m (US$16.8m, €15.1m) project to create a museum that celebrates Blackpool's role in the development of British popular culture is moving forward, following the award of a £4m (US$5.2m, €4.7m) grant from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. The Blackpool Museum Project in Lancashire is due to open in 2021 .... More>>
17 Oct 2019
Gustafson Porter Bowman's Parque Central opens on former Valencia railway lines
Gustafson Porter Bowman's Parque Central opens on former Valencia railway lines   The first phase of a new 23ha (2,500,000sq ft) urban park designed by landscape architect Gustafson Porter + Bowman and built on the site of former railway lines and industrial land has opened in Valencia, Spain. Parque Central is part of a larger project in the city that will see train lines moved underground to .... More>>
16 Oct 2019
New Dream Cruises ship to have world's longest seaborne coaster
New Dream Cruises ship to have world's longest seaborne coaster   The world's longest rollercoaster at sea will be included in an on board theme park on Dream Cruises' new Global Dream ship, due to launch in early 2021. Space Cruiser will be the highlight of the "Dream Park at the Pier" theme park on the ship, which will be the first of Dream Cruises' new Global Class of .... More>>
16 Oct 2019
Saniya Kantawala Design's homely Mumbai restaurant draws on warm materials and earthy tones
Saniya Kantawala Design's homely Mumbai restaurant draws on warm materials and earthy tones   Saniya Kantawala Design interiors studio has designed a 2,100sq ft (195sq m) restaurant in Mumbai, India, that was conceived to celebrate Indian cuisine and culture in a homely, communal setting. To foster the feeling of homeliness at Mannrangi, a mixture of warm materials and earthy tones were used. Fabric was .... More>>
16 Oct 2019
Aussie fitness chain Viva continues acquisition programme – picks up Healthworks
Aussie fitness chain Viva continues acquisition programme – picks up Healthworks   Australian health club operator Viva Leisure has acquired eight Healthworks Fitness Centres in the state of Queensland. Healthworks offers full-service clubs with group exercise classes, large gym floors and functional training areas. The deal – which will be funded from Viva's cash reservers – is part of the .... More>>
16 Oct 2019
Noel Asmar Group launches new textile recycling initiative for hotels and spas
Noel Asmar Group launches new textile recycling initiative for hotels and spas   Uniform manufacturer Noel Asmar Group has launched a new sustainability initiative, Hospitality Lifecycle, a textile recycling programme for hotels and spas. Hospitality Lifecycle is an initiative to provide hotels and spas access to practical, cost-effective solutions to safely and securely dispose of used .... More>>
15 Oct 2019
Scott Carver Architects to renovate oldest theatre in New South Wales, Australia
Scott Carver Architects to renovate oldest theatre in New South Wales, Australia   The Victoria Theatre, the oldest in the Australian state of New South Wales, is to undergo a renovation led by Scott Carver Architects aimed at conserving its heritage features and reviving it as a venue for live performances. Located in the city of Newcastle, the theatre is expected to cost around AU$11.5m .... More>>
15 Oct 2019
State-of-the-art aquarium to open in Vietnam in early 2020
State-of-the-art aquarium to open in Vietnam in early 2020   A new high-tech aquarium that developers claim will be a model for future aquarium projects is to open on Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam, in early 2020. Located within a wider theme and water park development that is being created by Vinpearl Land, the leisure division of Vietnamese real estate company Vingroup, "The .... More>>
15 Oct 2019
GWI Announces 2020 Partnership with Prevention magazine
GWI Announces 2020 Partnership with Prevention magazine   The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has partnered with American consumer magazine, Prevention to promote the Wellness Moonshot – a GWI initiative which is the first global commitment to eradicate preventable, chronic diseases. In support of the Wellness Moonshot, Jessica Jesse, CEO of BuDhaGirl, created .... More>>
15 Oct 2019
Sangha appoints former Aman exec John Reed as COO
Sangha appoints former Aman exec John Reed as COO   Sangha Retreat by Octave has appointed John Reed as chief operating officer. Originally from the US, Reed spent 25 years with luxury hotel group Aman Resorts in Asia, gaining insights into the markets of Southern Asia and Indochina. With more than 35 years of industry experience, Reed, a graduate of .... More>>
15 Oct 2019
Stefano Boeri Architetti-led team wins Genoa's Parco del Ponte competition
Stefano Boeri Architetti-led team wins Genoa's Parco del Ponte competition   Stefano Boeri Architetti, Metrogramma Milano and Inside Outsidehave won the design competition for the regeneration of the area underneath Renzo Piano's replacement for the Morandi Bridge in Genoa, Italy, which collapsed in August last year. The Parco del Ponte competition was launched in March to regenerate the .... More>>
15 Oct 2019
Universal reveals new details for Beijing resort, announces seven themed lands
Universal reveals new details for Beijing resort, announces seven themed lands   Universal Studios' under-construction Beijing theme park and resort will feature seven immersive, themed lands, it has announced. Due to open in 2021, the site will be the largest Universal theme park in the world. The seven themed lands that have been announced are: Kung Fu Panda Land of Awesomeness; .... More>>
15 Oct 2019
Seth Mattison to deliver keynote at first ISPA Talent Symposium
Seth Mattison to deliver keynote at first ISPA Talent Symposium   The International Spa Association (ISPA) has announced Seth Mattison, an international expert on workforce trends and strategy, as its keynote speaker at the ISPA Talent Symposium which is taking place on 15 April 2020. The event will be held at the Ritz-Carlton Bacara in Santa Barbara, California and will .... More>>
15 Oct 2019
Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry has long-term future secured after US$125m donation
Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry has long-term future secured after US$125m donation   Billionaire hedge fund manager Kenneth C. Griffin is to have the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) in Chicago named after him, following a donation of US$125m (€113.5m, £98.9m) from his charitable fund. The gift is the largest in the museum's history, and will help it to secure its long term future, as well .... More>>
15 Oct 2019
MoMA's $450m Diller Scofidio + Renfro renovation is unveiled
MoMA's $450m Diller Scofidio + Renfro renovation is unveiled   After a five-year, $450m (€409m, £356m) renovation project split over two phases, New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) reopens next week with 102,000sq ft (9,500sq m) of new gallery and public space. Designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, working with Gensler, the renovation has seen the building's footprint .... More>>
15 Oct 2019
GWI report: global physical activity sector worth US$828bn
GWI report: global physical activity sector worth US$828bn   The physical activity economy is now a US$828bn (€752bn, £655bn) market – and its value is expected to grow further to US$1.1tn (€1tn, £870bn) by 2023. The figure comes from a large-scale economic study by The Global Wellness Institute (GWI), published on 15 October. In the report, called Move to be .... More>>
14 Oct 2019
Alchemist restaurant Copenhagen by Studio Duncalf has digital ceiling to create immersive experiences for diners
Alchemist restaurant Copenhagen by Studio Duncalf has digital ceiling to create immersive experiences for diners   Interior design firm Studio Duncalf has designed the new Alchemist restaurant in a former industrial warehouse that previously housed boat-building and set design workshops in Copenhagen, Denmark. Studio Duncalf split the 2,500sq m (27,000sq ft) warehouse into a number of different rooms, with the aim of "taking .... More>>
14 Oct 2019
CIDESCO announces new board appointments at 67th World Congress
CIDESCO announces new board appointments at 67th World Congress   CIDESCO International, the standards setter for the global spa and beauty industries, has announced that Sandy Fuhr has been elected as its new president. Fuhr, who hails from South Africa, replaces Anna-Cari Gund who has held the post for the past seven years. Fuhr has served as CIDESCO's PR board member .... More>>
14 Oct 2019
Oregon Coast Aquarium to build marine rehabilitation centre in $18m renovation
Oregon Coast Aquarium to build marine rehabilitation centre in $18m renovation   The Oregon Coast Aquarium is raising a targeted $18.2m (€16.5m, £14.4m) to remodel its facilities, improve its learning experience and build a marine rehabilitation centre, with design work by Dangermond Keane Architecture and Walker Macy. Although the facility is only one of three in the Pacific Northwest that .... More>>
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