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18 Jun 2018
Inquest into Dreamworld deaths underway in Queensland
Inquest into Dreamworld deaths underway in Queensland   An inquest into the ride malfunction that killed four at the Dreamworld theme park in Australia is underway, with a Queensland court hearing there had been "a number" of previous incidents on the ride. The tragedy, which happened in October 2016, occured when two rafts on the park’s Thunder River rapids ride .... More>>
18 Jun 2018
Frozen, Tangled and Peter Pan as Disney finalises multi-billion dollar expansion for Tokyo theme park
Frozen, Tangled and Peter Pan as Disney finalises multi-billion dollar expansion for Tokyo theme park   Frozen, Tangled and Peter Pan are coming to Disney's Tokyo theme park, after the operator announced a multi-billion dollar agreement with the Oriental Land Company for the largest expansion in the history of DisneySea. Expected to open in 2022, the development, which has been budgeted at .... More>>
18 Jun 2018
World's first 'digital-only art museum' set to wow in Tokyo
World's first 'digital-only art museum' set to wow in Tokyo   Japanese multimedia art collective teamLab will open a unique Digital Art Museum on Thursday (21 June), permanently showcasing all of their dynamic interactive installations for the first time. The studio have partnered with the Mori Building Company to build the 10,000sq m (107,600sq ft) attraction, called .... More>>
18 Jun 2018
David Bowie exhibition breaks 2 million visitor mark
David Bowie exhibition breaks 2 million visitor mark   As it nears its curtain call, the travelling David Bowie is exhibition has hit a major landmark, welcoming its 2 millionth visitor this month. Currently on display at the Brooklyn Museum in New York, US, the show – which offers a look at the five-decade career of the iconic musician – has been breaking .... More>>
18 Jun 2018
21 Spaces complete 'playful' redesign of Dublin's historic Alex hotel
21 Spaces complete 'playful' redesign of Dublin's historic Alex hotel   Interior design studio 21 Spaces have completed an extensive refurbishment of one of Dublin’s most established hotels, The Alex. The 105-room hotel dates from 1990 and played an important role in the growth of the city. It is situated in Merrion Square, adjacent to the former industrial area. These .... More>>
18 Jun 2018
Life Time opens two large Athletic Lifestyle clubs to expand US wellness portfolio
Life Time opens two large Athletic Lifestyle clubs to expand US wellness portfolio   US-based health and racquets club operator Life Time has opened two Athletic Lifestyle-branded clubs in Texas this month. The Athletic Lifestyle Resort Cypress, near Houston, features a 123,000sq ft (11,500sq m), two-storey health club with large gym floor and multiple exercise studios dedicated for indoor .... More>>
18 Jun 2018
Physical exercise 'protects against Alzheimer's'
Physical exercise 'protects against Alzheimer's'   Physical exercise and keeping fit can protect against the onset of Alzheimer's disease, according to a study by the Centre for Human Psychopharmacology (CHP) at the Swinburne University of Technology in Australia. The research by CHP shows that the rate of decline in certain aspects of memory may be explained .... More>>
16 Jun 2018
Spirou theme park opens in southern France
Spirou theme park opens in southern France   A new theme park based on the adventures of Belgian comic strip character Spirou has opened its doors in Monteux, southern France. A €40m (US$46.5m, £35m) investment, Parc Spirou's first phase was inaugurated on 1 June, opening to the public today (16 June). Boasting variety of rollercoasters, .... More>>
15 Jun 2018
Four Seasons Hotel George V to unveil new spa
Four Seasons Hotel George V to unveil new spa   The iconic Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris will officially unveil its new Le Spa this July, after an extensive renovation that includes a new 17m (55ft) swimming pool, vitality pool with hydromassage water experience circuit, a 90sq m (970sq ft) fitness room, and new results-driven treatments. The new Le Spa .... More>>
15 Jun 2018
Kvorning masterminds Neolithic rock art exhibition in Norway
Kvorning masterminds Neolithic rock art exhibition in Norway   Copenhagen-based design studio Kvorning Design and Communication have created a new installation for Norway's Alta Museum, with the permanent exhibition examining a collection of rock art dating back to the Neolithic era. Located in Alta, Finnmark, the World Heritage Rock Art Centre – also known as the Alta .... More>>
15 Jun 2018
Village Roadshow brings Australia's first Topgolf attraction to Gold Coast
Village Roadshow brings Australia's first Topgolf attraction to Gold Coast   Australia’s largest theme park operator Village Roadshow has launched a new venture, expanding its attractions presence on the Gold Coast even further with the first Topgolf attraction to open outside of the US or Britain. The AU$35m (US$26m, €22.5m) joint venture development brings the popular brand to .... More>>
15 Jun 2018
EU recognises European Year of Cultural Heritage by offering 15,000 rail passes to young people
EU recognises European Year of Cultural Heritage by offering 15,000 rail passes to young people   Interrail – the service which allows unlimited rail travel across Europe – has teamed with the European Union (EU) to offer 15,000 young people aged 18 a free pass to experience the continent's diversity. Called DiscoverEU, the offer is in recognition of the European Year of Cultural Heritage, which is a .... More>>
14 Jun 2018
Water spectacular coming to Universal Orlando this summer
Water spectacular coming to Universal Orlando this summer   Universal is set to introduce a reimagined water show this summer, blending water and projection to create a jaw-dropping cinema spectacle. Called Universal Orlando's Cinematic Celebration, the nighttime lagoon show combines "an all-new storyline with full panoramic water screens accented by additional .... More>>
14 Jun 2018
Looking forward as London prepares for MuseumNext
Looking forward as London prepares for MuseumNext   Museum delegates will soon gather in London for the European edition of this year's MuseumNext conference, which kicks off on Monday (18 June) for its 10th year. Jim Broughton, head of international engagement at the Natural History Museum; Karen Carter, executive director of Toronto's Myseum; and Gretchen .... More>>
14 Jun 2018
Zaha Hadid Architects' sculptural Morpheus hotel opens in Macau on Friday
Zaha Hadid Architects' sculptural Morpheus hotel opens in Macau on Friday   Zaha Hadid Architects’ (ZHA) hotly-anticipated flagship hotel for the City of Dreams resort in Macau will open tomorrow (15 June). Conceived as an “urban window connecting the hotel’s interior communal spaces with the city”, Morpheus is notable for the series of sculptural voids carved through its centre – .... More>>
14 Jun 2018
Luzhniki Stadium reopens to host opening game of FIFA World Cup
Luzhniki Stadium reopens to host opening game of FIFA World Cup   The 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup kicks off today, marking the re-opening of what has been described as the "most high-tech stadium in World Cup history". Originally built in 1956, the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow has been completely redeveloped for the World Cup, as part of a redesign led by Moscow-based .... More>>
14 Jun 2018
Leadership shakeup at SFMOMA as Robert Fisher chosen to lead institution
Leadership shakeup at SFMOMA as Robert Fisher chosen to lead institution   The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) has announced several changes in its leadership, with Robert Fisher succeeding Charles Schwab at the head of the institution. Serving as SFMOMA chair since 2007, Schwab led the institution through more than a decade of growth, including its landmark US$610m .... More>>
14 Jun 2018
Nike inspired by Russia's street football culture for multipurpose World Cup sports park
Nike inspired by Russia's street football culture for multipurpose World Cup sports park   To celebrate the start of the World Cup in Russia, sports giant Nike has partnered with KOSMOS Architects to create an outdoor football court in Moscow inspired by the traditional Russian ‘korobka’ – courtyard cages for street matches. The 4,700sq m (50,600sq ft) Nike BOX Msk in Gorky Park can be used for a .... More>>
14 Jun 2018
'Architecture for Wellness' course launches with star-studded teaching lineup
'Architecture for Wellness' course launches with star-studded teaching lineup   Young architects have been invited to apply to join an ‘Architecture for Wellness’ course, with workshops taught by designers from some of the world’s top practices. Twenty-five places are open for the unique three-month educational programme, which will start in November in Bologna, Italy. There be .... More>>
14 Jun 2018
Kurt Cobain relics destroyed in museum fire
Kurt Cobain relics destroyed in museum fire   A museum home to a collection of items from the early life of Kurt Cobain has been destroyed by fire. The Aberdeen Museum of History, which is located in Aberdeen, Washington, was empty at the time of the fire, which took more than 10 hours and 77 firefighters to extinguish. The blaze, said the fire .... More>>
14 Jun 2018
Deloitte report – Asia Pacific fitness market now worth US$16.8bn
Deloitte report – Asia Pacific fitness market now worth US$16.8bn   Fast-growing economies and the prospect of future growth are fueling Asia Pacific's fitness sector, according to a new report by Deloitte and IHRSA. The IHRSA Asia-Pacific Health Club Report shows that the region's fitness idustry is now worth US$16.8bn (€14.2bn, £12.5bn) – a new record high. It .... More>>
14 Jun 2018
Six Senses offers jet lag solution
Six Senses offers jet lag solution   Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas has partnered with Timeshifter, a jet lag app developed by Harvard Medical School associate professor Seven Lockley based on the latest research on sleep and circadian neuroscience. Timeshifter offers personalised jet lag plans based on the traveller's sleep pattern, chronotype, .... More>>
14 Jun 2018
Branden Fein takes on spa director role at Hotel Crescent Court
Branden Fein takes on spa director role at Hotel Crescent Court   Hotel Crescent Court in Dallas, Texas, has named Branden Fein as the new director of its 22,000sq ft luxury spa and fitness centre. In his new role, Fein will oversee the day to day operation of the spa, and will manage more than 50 members of staff. In addition, he will be responsible for The Spa's .... More>>
14 Jun 2018
Wellness Meets Fashion: GWS to feature runway show
Wellness Meets Fashion: GWS to feature runway show   The confluence of fashion and wellness will be explored during the first-ever Wellness Meets Fashion show, which will take place at the Global Wellness Summit’s (GWS) gala event on 7 October, 2018 in Cesena, Italy. The wellness fashion runway is a collaboration between BuDhaGirl, a fashion/lifestyle brand .... More>>
13 Jun 2018
Dynamic Earth using mixed reality to bring dinosaur creations to life
Dynamic Earth using mixed reality to bring dinosaur creations to life   The Dynamic Earth science centre in Edinburgh, Scotland, is launching a new attraction that promises to "bring dinosaurs to the digital age", allowing children to design their own dinosaur before seeing it brought to life in front of their eyes. Starting in July, visitors will be able to create a .... More>>
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