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JaxJox raises US$10m in Series A funding – will launch InteractiveStudio this year
BY Tom Walker | 29 Oct 2020
Snap Fitness takes back UK and Ireland franchising rights from master developer
BY Tom Walker | 29 Oct 2020
3XN design Denmark’s first climate-positive hotel with rooftop spa, opening 2021
BY Megan Whitby | 29 Oct 2020
Glenkinchie Distillery attraction opens as part of £185m investment in whisky tourism
BY Liz Terry | 29 Oct 2020
The Product House provides boost for ME spa industry with free access to CIBTAC Spa Management course
BY Megan Whitby | 29 Oct 2020
German gym operators consider legal action as they're forced to close as part of a month-long lockdown
BY Tom Walker | 28 Oct 2020
First look: Coral conservation centre and visitor attraction will secure the living biodiversity of the world's coral species
BY Tom Walker | 28 Oct 2020
China Leisure president, Linda Dong, talks to Attractions Management about the new Nickelodeon Playtime attraction in Shenzhen
BY Tom Walker | 28 Oct 2020
Dubai's extraordinary Museum of the Future counts down to opening
BY Tom Walker | 28 Oct 2020
Heatherwick Studio reveals plans for 'The Cove' on San Francisco waterfront
BY Tom Walker | 28 Oct 2020
Europe-wide study adds to growing evidence that regulated gyms are safe spaces
BY Tom Walker | 28 Oct 2020
New Presence.Fit platform combines AI with live personal trainers
BY Tom Walker | 28 Oct 2020
Banyan Tree leads by example and rolls out three new staff mental health initiatives
BY Megan Whitby | 28 Oct 2020
Sustainable Spa Association launches global spa industry sustainability survey
BY Megan Whitby | 27 Oct 2020
Hyatt to expand Caribbean footprint with new luxury tropical resort in St. Lucia
BY Megan Whitby | 28 Oct 2020
Basic-Fit trading update shows operator planning 348 more clubs by end of 2022
BY Tom Walker | 27 Oct 2020
The Refinery harnesses augmented reality to launch avatar-based PT service
BY Tom Walker | 26 Oct 2020
Industry pays tribute after passing of wellness veteran, Sheila Cluff
BY Megan Whitby | 26 Oct 2020
Lockdown's full impact on participation revealed by Sport England's new Active Lives results
BY Tom Walker | 26 Oct 2020
Cash boost for Northern Ireland in landmark VAT case
BY Tom Walker | 23 Oct 2020
     
 


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04 May 2020
MPs write to chancellor demanding more support for tourism and hospitality
MPs write to chancellor demanding more support for tourism and hospitality   Nearly a hundred members of parliament (MP) have written a letter to chancellor Rishi Sunak, asking the government to "do more" to protect the UK tourism and hospitality industry. The letter, sent in by 85 MPs, outlines a number of additional support measures, in order to protect the more than six million jobs .... More>>
01 May 2020
Gerry Bodeker, Marc Cohen and Anna Bjurstam to speak at virtual International Ayurveda and Yoga Conference
Gerry Bodeker, Marc Cohen and Anna Bjurstam to speak at virtual International Ayurveda and Yoga Conference   Spa brand Subtle Energies has announced that this year’s International Ayurveda and Yoga Conference will be hosted online with free entry for all. Founded in 2006, the conference’s goal is to bring authentic and in-depth knowledge of Ayurveda and yoga and make it relevant in current times. The event is a .... More>>
01 May 2020
Bensley creating luxury ‘human zoo’ hotel and spa concept for multinational project in Asia, Australia and Africa
Bensley creating luxury ‘human zoo’ hotel and spa concept for multinational project in Asia, Australia and Africa   Architect Bill Bensley has announced plans for a luxury sustainable 'human zoo' hotel and spa project. Bensley’s concept will involve guests staying like caged animals within a luxury hotel and looking out onto an expansive wildlife sanctuary park full of rescued endangered animals. Bensley design studio’s vast .... More>>
01 May 2020
Leisure industry mourns the death of Steve Franks, CEO of Water Babies
Leisure industry mourns the death of Steve Franks, CEO of Water Babies   The physical activity sector has been left in shock by news that Steve Franks, the long-serving chief executive of Water Babies, has died following a short illness. Tributes and condolences have flooded in on social media for Franks, an industry veteran who spent six years as operations director at the Swimming .... More>>
01 May 2020
Prince Harry launches Head Fit – mental fitness support for veterans
Prince Harry launches Head Fit – mental fitness support for veterans   Prince Harry has launched a mental fitness support initiative for veterans and people working in the defense industry. Called HeadFIT for Life, the initiative's website is designed to help defense people stay mentally fit and on top of their game by using advice and practical tools to cope with mental health – .... More>>
30 Apr 2020
Sports minister says government is engaging with gyms and PTs via Sport England during lockdown
Sports minister says government is engaging with gyms and PTs via Sport England during lockdown   Sports minister Nigel Huddleston has said the DCMS is working closely with Sport England to promote health and fitness during the current lockdown – and that it's using the sports body to in turn engage with the fitness industry. Huddleston made the comments in response to a written question from Luke Evans, the .... More>>
30 Apr 2020
Aman offers consumers wellbeing advice from its in-house experts
Aman offers consumers wellbeing advice from its in-house experts   Luxury hotel group Aman is encouraging people to look inwards and focus on wellbeing during lockdown by offering free wellness advice from its global network of healing practitioners. The content is available for free online and includes movement practices, techniques to focus on wellbeing, skincare advice, .... More>>
30 Apr 2020
GLL pivots to create home food delivery service in partnership with Brakes
GLL pivots to create home food delivery service in partnership with Brakes   Leisure trust GLL has partnered with foodservice company Brakes to offer a home delivery service to its members – and to create an alternative revenue stream during the lockdown. Brakes normally supplies the 80 cafes situated within GLL-operated leisure facilities across the UK. With the centres now closed, .... More>>
30 Apr 2020
Living Earth Crafts donates prone massage mattresses to help treat COVID-19 patients
Living Earth Crafts donates prone massage mattresses to help treat COVID-19 patients   Massage and wellness equipment supplier Living Earth Crafts (LEC) is donating its prone massage beds to help US hospitals treat COVID-19 patients. LEC has partnered with non-profit organisation Prone2Help and donated its Earthlite Prone Comfort Bolster and Headrests as proning mattresses to help patients who’re .... More>>
29 Apr 2020
Sue Harmsworth gives GWS masterclass webinar on the spa and wellness industry in the age of COVID-19
Sue Harmsworth gives GWS masterclass webinar on the spa and wellness industry in the age of COVID-19   Spa and wellness icon, Sue Harmsworth has given a masterclass as part of the GWS webinar series. Speaking to 630 people from 99 countries via Zoom today (29 April), Harmsworth said: “This is almost a war situation – we need to work harder than we’ve ever done and listen to the consumer as we adapt our businesses .... More>>
29 Apr 2020
Glofox raises US$10m – launches digital platform to help gyms offer online workouts
Glofox raises US$10m – launches digital platform to help gyms offer online workouts   Gym management software provider Glofox has launched a new digital platform, enabling gyms and health clubs to deliver live streaming and premium on-demand content. The new platform has been provided to help Glofox's partner gyms to continue operating remotely and keep members engaged during the COVID-19 .... More>>
29 Apr 2020
Tracy Anderson offering free trials to her custom workouts online
Tracy Anderson offering free trials to her custom workouts online   Celebrity fitness trainer Tracy Anderson is offering free, two-week trials to her popular Tracy Anderson Method online. Designed to help those stuck indoors during the COVID-19 lockdown, the offer will include access to the TA Online Studio – a weekly workout subscription programme delivering classes for three .... More>>
29 Apr 2020
Belgin Aksoy says COVID-19 is a wakeup call
Belgin Aksoy says COVID-19 is a wakeup call   In the era of coronavirus and lockdown, people all around the world are turning to wellness for support and comfort. On 13 June 2020 the ninth annual Global Wellness Day will be hosted to emphasise the importance of wellness and taking care of ourselves. Belgin Aksoy founded Global Wellness Day in 2012 and it .... More>>
29 Apr 2020
TSG acquires TrueCoach, expands into PT and boutique sector
TSG acquires TrueCoach, expands into PT and boutique sector   Fitness software firm Transaction Services Group (TSG) is looking to expand its reach into the boutique sector following its acquisition of TrueCoach, a software company specialising in the personal trainer (PT) sector. TrueCoach was launched in 2015 by co-founders Casey Jenks and Robert Jack to help PTs and .... More>>
29 Apr 2020
Israel's tourism industry begins gradual relaunch – some hotels given green light to open
Israel's tourism industry begins gradual relaunch – some hotels given green light to open   Hotels in Israel with ground floor rooms have been given permission to reopen for business – but only for domestic tourism. Seen as the first step in the tourism industry’s return to activity, the decision to begin reopening the country's hotels was made at a special cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister .... More>>
28 Apr 2020
Gyms permitted to reopen in Czech Republic as government accelerates lockdown exit
Gyms permitted to reopen in Czech Republic as government accelerates lockdown exit   The city of Prague signalled it will allow gyms to reopen after the government of the Czech Republic decided to speed up its lockdown exit due to a decline in the country’s infection rate. The Czech government has revealed an updated exit plan with four stages that allows gyms and retail businesses occupying more .... More>>
28 Apr 2020
Equinox chair, Harvey Spevak, has created a COVID-19 reopening taskforce with medical experts – epidemiologists
Equinox chair, Harvey Spevak, has created a COVID-19 reopening taskforce with medical experts – epidemiologists   High-end fitness operator Equinox will not rush to reopen its clubs and studios, even if given permission by authorities to do so, according to executive chair Harvey Spevak. Speaking to CNBC, Spevak said the company has adopted a "wait-and-see" approach to doing its best to ensure all reopenings happen in a safe .... More>>
28 Apr 2020
Spa Business roundup: 5 webinars to catch up on
Spa Business roundup: 5 webinars to catch up on   With the world on lockdown, businesses around the world are using webinars to remain connected with their industry. The Spa Business team has rounded up five recent webinars you may have missed to give some insights into how the wellness industry is adapting in these unprecedented times. GWS’ Wellness .... More>>
28 Apr 2020
Nuffield joins push to digital fitness – launches free online resource
Nuffield joins push to digital fitness – launches free online resource   Nuffield Health, the UK's largest healthcare charity, has joined the increasing number of wellness providers pivoting to digital with the launch of its own online fitness hub. The new resource will be free to both Nuffield members and non-members and will offer a wide range of content through its My Wellbeing .... More>>
28 Apr 2020
Miraval aiming for June opening for new property in Lenox
Miraval aiming for June opening for new property in Lenox   US destination spa brand Miraval is aiming to open its new spa at Miraval Berkshires in Lenox, Massachusetts, in June 2020. The official opening date will be confirmed when stay-at-home restrictions are lifted by the state. The new resort is set on the same property as Wyndhurst Mansionresort and immersed in a .... More>>
28 Apr 2020
Healing Hotels offering private home wellbeing sessions through [email protected] series
Healing Hotels offering private home wellbeing sessions through Healing@Home series   Anne Biging and Elisabeth Ixmeier, co-founders of Healing Hotels of the World, have partnered with six global practitioners to offer free personal healing sessions to people at home during lockdown. Named the [email protected] series, the sessions are designed to help clients step into new perspectives, find inner .... More>>
27 Apr 2020
Technogym announces expert webinar series to advise operators on reopening strategies
Technogym announces expert webinar series to advise operators on reopening strategies   Technogym is launching a webinar series, Technogym Talks: The Expert’s Perspective, to assist operators in the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. The series has been designed to provide insights, information and practical advice on reopening once lockdown restrictions have been lifted. According to a .... More>>
27 Apr 2020
European fitness associations expecting phased reopening 'within two months'
European fitness associations expecting phased reopening 'within two months'   The European fitness industry is slowly beginning to prepare itself for the journey back to recovery, with most national associations expecting gyms and health clubs to begin reopening their doors within the next two months. In a survey conducted by industry body EuropeActive, 95 per cent of the continent's .... More>>
27 Apr 2020
Commercial landlords banned from aggressive rent collection
Commercial landlords banned from aggressive rent collection   Commercial property landlords in the UK will no longer be able to take legal action against tenants who have not paid their rent due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The temporary ban, issued by the government, will run until 30 June and is designed to protect UK businesses from aggressive rent collection during the .... More>>
27 Apr 2020
ISPA publishes spa re-opening toolkit
ISPA publishes spa re-opening toolkit   ISPA has created a COVID-19 Reopening Toolkit to control spa reopening planning, once businesses are officially allowed to open by their respective governing bodies. The resource includes a Spa Reopening Checklist to help guide spas through the process, communications templates to guide their marketing efforts .... More>>
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