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30 Nov 2017
Major beach developments planned for Sharjah as emirate's leaders prioritise leisure tourism
Major beach developments planned for Sharjah as emirate's leaders prioritise leisure tourism   The ruler of Sharjah, Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, has greenlit plans for a 3.3km (2.1 miles) beachfront development incorporating new sports facilities, pedestrian areas, public services and landscaping. The Sharjah Urban Planning Council’s (SUPC) has proposed the project – which will include .... More>>
29 Nov 2017
Ten years on, Bjarke Ingels and Sheela Maini Søgaard reveal how they brought BIG back from the brink
Ten years on, Bjarke Ingels and Sheela Maini Søgaard reveal how they brought BIG back from the brink   BIG founder Bjarke Ingels and CEO Sheela Maini Søgaard have revealed how they transformed a struggling firm 10 years ago into one of the world’s fastest-growing and best-known architecture practices today. Speaking to CLAD for our comprehensive BIG Special, Ingels and Søgaard described how a decade ago BIG .... More>>
29 Nov 2017
Universal Hip Hop Museum planned for Harlem River leisure complex
Universal Hip Hop Museum planned for Harlem River leisure complex   A vacant plot located along the Harlem River waterfront in New York has been earmarked as the site for a major new residential and leisure development – including a home for the city’s first dedicated hip hop museum. The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has announced a raft of ambitious .... More>>
29 Nov 2017
Abandoned Sheffield ski village to undergo £22.5m redevelopment under Extreme brand
Abandoned Sheffield ski village to undergo £22.5m redevelopment under Extreme brand   A former ski village in Sheffield, UK, will be reinvented as a sports attraction after a £22.5m (US$30.2m, €25.5m) plan was announced to breathe new life into the site. Working in partnership with Continuum Attractions, Sheffield City Council will resurrect the 48-acre (194,000sq m) site as a sports, leisure .... More>>
29 Nov 2017
Safety tests on the way for drone operators in Britain
Safety tests on the way for drone operators in Britain   Leisure operators using or considering using drones in Britain will have to take safety awareness tests to operate them, according to government legislation set to be introduced next year. The proposed bill, which will be published in spring 2018, means owners of drones weighing more than 250g will have to .... More>>
29 Nov 2017
MultiFit reveals ambitious three-year expansion plan, starting with the UK
MultiFit reveals ambitious three-year expansion plan, starting with the UK   Indian functional fitness brand MultiFit will open its first international studio in the UK this year, kickstarting its expansion into Europe and the UAE. Dr Samir Kapoor and his partner Sally Jones-Kapoor launched the brand in 2015 and have built up a chain of 15 studios across four Indian cities: Pune, .... More>>
29 Nov 2017
What does Sadiq Khan's first London Plan mean for leisure architects and developers?
What does Sadiq Khan's first London Plan mean for leisure architects and developers?   The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched the draft of his first London Plan – described as "the capital’s strategic planning bible". The 524-page document sets out Khan’s vision for urban development and offers firm guidelines for architects and developers in a host of areas. The plan focuses on tackling .... More>>
29 Nov 2017
Bannatyne Group begins expansion into Northern Ireland with Virgin Active club
Bannatyne Group begins expansion into Northern Ireland with Virgin Active club   The Bannatyne Group has cast its net across the Irish Sea after buying Virgin Active's Belfast club. The acquisition, for an undisclosed sum, is the first step in an investment strategy likely to include further deals in Northern Ireland and also the Republic of Ireland. “Bannatyne Group is in an acquisition and .... More>>
29 Nov 2017
Nature spas join forces for retreat combining eastern and western therapies
Nature spas join forces for retreat combining eastern and western therapies   Two wellness destinations located 6,000 miles apart will join forces next year in order to combine the best of eastern and western spa philosophies. The Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary, located within an ancient forest on the island of Koh Samui, Thailand, and the Herb House Spa at the New Forest, UK, have agreed .... More>>
28 Nov 2017
Former Paralympian Marc Woods is new chair of CIMSPA
Former Paralympian Marc Woods is new chair of CIMSPA   Paralympic gold medallist and BBC commentator Marc Woods has been named as chair of the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA). Woods, who is also an author and conference speaker, succeeds Andy Reed OBE, who is standing down after serving for one year as interim chair. .... More>>
28 Nov 2017
Revealed: The demountable World Cup stadium Qatar plans to build with shipping containers
Revealed: The demountable World Cup stadium Qatar plans to build with shipping containers   The seventh proposed stadium for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar will be constructed using shipping containers and will be completely demounted and rebuilt elsewhere after the tournament. The design of the Ras Abu Aboud Stadium – which will have a capacity of 40,000 and host matches up to the quarter-finals stage – has been officially revealed today (28 November), .... More>>
28 Nov 2017
Stock market floatation back on agenda for énergie Group
Stock market floatation back on agenda for énergie Group   Fitness brand énergie Group could float on the stock market or sell shares to a private equity company within two years, CEO Jan Spaticchia has revealed. The group scrapped initial public offering (IPO) plans in 2012 due to the volatility of the marketplace, but in an interview with Health Club Management, .... More>>
28 Nov 2017
Bamford Haybarn opens New York spa with English design and eco-friendly products
Bamford Haybarn opens New York spa with English design and eco-friendly products   UK-based luxury day spa operator Bamford Haybarn Spa, founded by organic pioneer Carole Bamford, has opened its second US location. Housed in the upscale 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge in New York, the spa will be operated by management company Trilogy Spa Holdings, which operates a number of spa businesses for brands .... More>>
28 Nov 2017
Design shows swooping 2022 Winter Olympics culture and information hub
Design shows swooping 2022 Winter Olympics culture and information hub   Australian architecture studio GroupGSA have won a design competition to create an information hub for the ski resort hosting events during the 2022 Winter Olympics. The Four Seasons Town Reception Center will welcome spectators to Fulong Four Seasons Resort – the Olympic venue located 90km (56 miles) northwest .... More>>
28 Nov 2017
Industry veteran John Gamble announces retirement
Industry veteran John Gamble announces retirement   John Gamble, the managing director of Core Health & Fitness responsible for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), has announced he will retire in January. The former managing director of Fitness First, Technogym and Life Fitness has spent the past five years at Core restructuring its EMEA operations. Core .... More>>
28 Nov 2017
Gary Goddard takes leave of absence from Goddard Group amid abuse allegations
Gary Goddard takes leave of absence from Goddard Group amid abuse allegations   Goddard Group founder Gary Goddard has taken a leave of absence from the entertainment design firm, following allegations against him dating back to his time as a Hollywood writer and producer. Goddard has taken the leave of absence less than a month after ER actor Anthony Edwards published a post on .... More>>
27 Nov 2017
Shangri-La opens locations in China and Sri Lanka
Shangri-La opens locations in China and Sri Lanka   The 325-bedroom Shangri-La Hotel, Xiamen, has opened in China, within the city’s newly developed financial and IT zone. The hotel includes a 3,000sq m NX Fitness and Spa with a focus on wellness. The spa features an indoor heated swimming pool, gym, whirlpool, sauna, steam room and treatment rooms. Fitness .... More>>
27 Nov 2017
Everton FC secures Bramley Moore Dock site for new stadium and leisure district
Everton FC secures Bramley Moore Dock site for new stadium and leisure district   Everton’s long-running quest to build a modern stadium has taken a major step forward, with the English club formally signing an agreement to lease land for the ground at Bramley Moore Dock. The lease, secured by club subsidiary Everton Stadium Development Limited, is conditional upon gaining planning consent .... More>>
27 Nov 2017
Marcel Wanders blasts minimalism and declares designers 'should add fun and value to people’s lives'
Marcel Wanders blasts minimalism and declares designers 'should add fun and value to people’s lives'   Dutch designer Marcel Wanders has blasted minimalist hospitality design trends in an interview with CLADglobal. Wanders – best known for his colourful and often surreal hotel collaborations with the likes of Morgans Hotel Group, Park Hyatt and sbe – argued that architects and designers working in the .... More>>
27 Nov 2017
Zero Latency plans Asian expansion as CEO reveals new game for 2018
Zero Latency plans Asian expansion as CEO reveals new game for 2018   Zero Latency CEO Tim Ruse has revealed plans for the company moving forward, with a new game in the works offering competitive gameplay and expansion for the first time into Southeast Asia. Earlier this month, Zero Latency opened its first free-roam VR arena in Mexico, teaming with cinema chain Cinépolis for .... More>>
25 Nov 2017
Apple Park Visitor Center opens to the public, providing panoramic views of futuristic HQ
Apple Park Visitor Center opens to the public, providing panoramic views of futuristic HQ   Visitors hoping to catch a glimpse of Apple’s futuristic new US$5bn (€4.18bn, £3.7bn) HQ can now get closer than ever before, with the opening of a new visitor centre overlooking Foster + Partner’s vaunted doughnut-shaped design. Designed as “an exclusive public gateway to Apple Park”, the centre opened to the .... More>>
24 Nov 2017
Sweden's Liseberg to break ground on €200m waterpark and hotel project in 2019 as Andreas Andersen reveals expansion plan
Sweden's Liseberg to break ground on €200m waterpark and hotel project in 2019 as Andreas Andersen reveals expansion plan   Liseberg CEO Andreas Andersen has provided an update on the park’s planned €200m (US$238.8m, £178.8m) expansion, with work on the project expected to start in 2019 as the park attempts to diversify its product offering to expand its operational season. The historic attraction in Gothenburg, Sweden, celebrates .... More>>
24 Nov 2017
Eureka! extends run of digiPlaySpace after visitors flock to museum
Eureka! extends run of digiPlaySpace after visitors flock to museum   Eureka!, the popular children’s museum in Halifax, Yorkshire, is on track for its busiest year in two decades, thanks in part to a visiting exhibition – an “interactive digital playground”. After attracting 60,000 visitors over the summer period, Eureka! has announced the award-winning digiPlaySpace exhibition .... More>>
24 Nov 2017
IAAPA 2017: AECOM to oversee China's US$1.85bn Nickelodeon project
IAAPA 2017: AECOM to oversee China's US$1.85bn Nickelodeon project   The US$1.85bn (€1.56bn, £1.39bn) Nickelodeon-branded cultural resort coming to Foshan, Southern China, will be project managed by AECOM after a deal was signed at this year’s IAAPA Attractions Expo. Part of the Foshan Cultural and Ecological Coastal Project – an initiative to enhance the culture, tourism, .... More>>
24 Nov 2017
Air Passenger Duty freeze could boost British tourism
Air Passenger Duty freeze could boost British tourism   Travel trade association UKinbound has welcomed the decision in this week's Budget to freeze Air Passenger Duty (APD) on short and long-haul economy flights. According to the government, the move on air tax means that 99 per cent of passengers coming to the UK will not see a rise in APD, with the move balanced .... More>>
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