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06 Sep 2017
RAD launches dance project to get over-55s active
RAD launches dance project to get over-55s active   The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) has launched a Silver Swans pilot project featuring ballet classes created specifically for the over-55s and taught by licensed teachers. Television presenter and dance enthusiast, Angela Rippon CBE, has been named as the RAD’s ambassador for the project, which has been .... More>>
06 Sep 2017
Breaking: former Canyon Ranch, Miraval, Two Bunch execs form new wellness hospitality company
Breaking: former Canyon Ranch, Miraval, Two Bunch execs form new wellness hospitality company   A group spa industry veterans have come together to create a new hospitality and real estate company, Civana, based around sustainable wellness through an affordable travel and lifestyle platform. Led by Kevin Kelly – who was former Canyon Ranch president and chief branding officer, and most recently was CEO and .... More>>
06 Sep 2017
Inspiring Science Fund awards share of £13m to five UK science centres
Inspiring Science Fund awards share of £13m to five UK science centres   Five science centres in the UK are to receive a combined £13m (US$17m, €14.2m) in funding to encourage new and different ideas that will help to make science more accessible to the general public. Awarded through the Inspiring Science Fund – a partnership between the Department for Business, Energy & .... More>>
06 Sep 2017
Wexer partners Spanish hotel group to offer guests 24-hr workouts
Wexer partners Spanish hotel group to offer guests 24-hr workouts   Meliá Hotels International has introduced Infit at its Innside brand of properties - a digital fitness software program powered by fit-tech company Wexer that allows guests to access the gym 24 hours a day. Infit provides guests with hundreds of virtual classes from brands worldwide, with the Wexer Virtual .... More>>
05 Sep 2017
Mecanoo triumph in competition to design Shenzhen's latest colossal mixed-use district
Mecanoo triumph in competition to design Shenzhen's latest colossal mixed-use district   Dutch architecture studio Mecanoo have been named the winners of an urban design competition to totally transform a business district in Shenzhen, China. Twelve staggered skyscrapers, an elevated pedestrian network and a vast green urban park form the key elements of the 1.36 million sq m (14 million sq ft) .... More>>
05 Sep 2017
Major leisure scheme mooted for historic Newcastle street
Major leisure scheme mooted for historic Newcastle street   Plans for a multi-million pound hotel complex complete with a rooftop swimming pool, nightclub, restaurants and retail outlets have been unveiled for Newcastle city centre. Local firm Space Architects are designing the scheme, which will encompass nine existing neoclassical buildings – seven of which are Grade .... More>>
05 Sep 2017
Walking Dead to invade Thorpe Park as operator confirms IP for popular Fright Nights
Walking Dead to invade Thorpe Park as operator confirms IP for popular Fright Nights   Earlier this year Thorpe Park promised to “up the ante” in the lead up to Halloween, and the operator has delivered, confirming plans to bring global IP The Walking Dead to the park for its popular Fright Night events. In an exclusive deal with US television network AMC, two new live-action attractions .... More>>
05 Sep 2017
Six-hour, two-person London adventure announced by Punchdrunk
Six-hour, two-person London adventure announced by Punchdrunk   Immersive theatre production company Punchdrunk has announced an innovative new experience set to hit the city of London for just six weeks this autumn. Punchdrunk, best known for its multi-layered interactive production of the Macbeth-inspired Sleep No More, which has been staged in New York and Shanghai, .... More>>
05 Sep 2017
Full steam ahead: Frank Gehry on board to design Massachusetts model railway museum
Full steam ahead: Frank Gehry on board to design Massachusetts model railway museum   Architect Frank Gehry has been commissioned to develop the design for a model railway museum in Massachusetts, which will feature miniature work from a host of the world’s leading designers. According to The Boston Globe newspaper, Gehry visited the city of North Adams last week to visit the site .... More>>
05 Sep 2017
TRIB3 set to open in Leeds and Moscow
TRIB3 set to open in Leeds and Moscow   TRIB3 will be adding two studios to its portfolio this week, with the opening of a 4,500sq ft (418sq m) club in Leeds, West Yorkshire, and the boutique gym’s first European site in the Russian capital of Moscow. The Leeds studio, which has space for 36 people, will feature lighting created by Lightmasters, with .... More>>
05 Sep 2017
Roadmap for London tourism predicts 30 per cent visitor increase by 2025
Roadmap for London tourism predicts 30 per cent visitor increase by 2025   Sadiq Khan has set out his tourism vision for the UK capital through to 2025, with the London mayor eyeing significant increases in tourism and revenue thanks to the newly-laid out industry masterplan. Headed up by London & Partners (L&P), the tourism plan forecasts a 30 per cent increase in international and .... More>>
05 Sep 2017
Lux Hotels enters Mediterranean with Bodrum spa resort
Lux Hotels enters Mediterranean with Bodrum spa resort   Lux Hotels has opened the doors to its latest property in the Turkish resort town of Bodrum – marking the group’s entry to the Mediterranean market. Heralded as a “major step” in Lux’s global expansion programme – which includes new locations in the Maldives, Reunion Island and China – the Bodrum resort has 91 .... More>>
04 Sep 2017
The Hoxton takes over historic Paris townhouse with stylish boutique hotel
The Hoxton takes over historic Paris townhouse with stylish boutique hotel   Boutique hotel group The Hoxton has debuted its fourth property, with the new opening inside an 18th century Paris townhouse once home to Louis XV’s main courtiers. The Hoxton, Paris – located on Rue du Sentier in the French capital’s 2nd arrondissement – occupies three buildings and has 172 bedrooms, two .... More>>
04 Sep 2017
Gold Coast's cultural precinct moves closer with council support for twisting art gallery
Gold Coast's cultural precinct moves closer with council support for twisting art gallery   The city council of Australia’s Gold Coast has fast-tracked the building a AU$60.5m (US$48.1m, €40.3m) art gallery to add to its fast-developing cultural precinct. Designed by ARM Architecture, the colourful, twisting gallery is expected to be built to the south of the city’s Evandale Lake. The building will .... More>>
04 Sep 2017
IT pop-up attraction comes to Hollywood
IT pop-up attraction comes to Hollywood   A new pop-up attraction has come to Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, with a recreation of the house from the remake of Stephen King’s IT opening to the public ahead of the movie’s release on 8 September. Created by Warner Bros, the haunted house has been extremely popular since opening last month, with average .... More>>
04 Sep 2017
Vera Lynn backs urgent £1m plea to preserve White Cliffs of Dover
Vera Lynn backs urgent £1m plea to preserve White Cliffs of Dover   Dame Vera Lynn has backed an urgent call to raise £1m (US$1.3m, €1.1m) before the end of the month in order to fund the purchase of “iconic land” on Dover’s white cliffs, amid fears the parcel could be picked up by property developers. Overlooking the English Channel towards France, the White Cliffs act as a .... More>>
04 Sep 2017
Champion boxer Floyd Mayweather plans fitness empire
Champion boxer Floyd Mayweather plans fitness empire   Fifteen-time boxing world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. has revealed plans to set up a chain of fitness clubs – supported by tech-based apps and an in-home training component. Fresh from his “money fight” with mixed martial artist Conor McGregor, Mayweather announced that the first Mayweather Boxing & Fitness .... More>>
04 Sep 2017
Luxury Hotel and Spa Preidlhof Unveil Unique Deep Sea Relaxation Room
Luxury Hotel and Spa Preidlhof Unveil Unique Deep Sea Relaxation Room   The Preidlhof hotel and spa has unveiled a new relaxation treatment, with the offering relying on technology and scientific theory. Guests using the deep sea relaxation room are sealed within the airtight chamber and are then engulfed in light, sound and vibration as more than 12,500 LED lights dance across .... More>>
04 Sep 2017
Thailand resort launches spa focusing on local ingredients
Thailand resort launches spa focusing on local ingredients   The Mantra Samui Resort – part of the Louis T Collection of hotels – has opened its spa which focuses on traditional treatments and locally sourced natural ingredients. Located on a hillside of Koh Samui island in the Gulf of Thailand, the resort reopened in April 2017 following extensive renovations to its .... More>>
03 Sep 2017
Aromatherapy-focused Atrio Spa opens at Napa Valley’s Las Alcobas resort
Aromatherapy-focused Atrio Spa opens at Napa Valley’s Las Alcobas resort   A new destination spa, offering personalised aromatherapies, has opened in Napa Valley, California, US. The 3,500sq ft (325sq m) Atrio Spa, which forms part of the independently-owned Las Alcobas hotel and resort, features four single treatment rooms and The Sanctuary – a couple’s treatment suite with a .... More>>
01 Sep 2017
Plans for a steampunk theme park in France to rival Disneyland Paris and Parc Asterix announced
Plans for a steampunk theme park in France to rival Disneyland Paris and Parc Asterix announced   Luxury goods giant LVMH have announced a €60m (US$71.4m, £55m) plan to turn Paris’s 19th-century leisure park, the Jardin d‘Acclimatation into one of France’s top three theme parks. Work to restore the historic sections of the park and to build 17 new attractions - much of which will be themed around the .... More>>
01 Sep 2017
Omni spa director missing after Hurricane Harvey
Omni spa director missing after Hurricane Harvey   Jill Renick, spa director at the Omni Houston Hotel in Texas, has been missing since Sunday (27 August) amid the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and the floods that have devastated Houston. Renick is said to have been helping evacuate guests from the hotel amid rising floodwaters when she disappeared; according to .... More>>
01 Sep 2017
Museums in Hull have recorded one million visitors since becoming the UK's City of Culture
Museums in Hull have recorded one million visitors since becoming the UK's City of Culture   Hull’s museums, including the Ferens Art Gallery, the Hull History Centre and the Arctic Corsair trawler have recorded more than one million visitors since January, the highest figure since records began in 1960. According to the City Council, the busiest day for Hull’s museums was on 21 January where a total of .... More>>
01 Sep 2017
Blackberry Farm to open new retreat near Great Smoky Mountains
Blackberry Farm to open new retreat near Great Smoky Mountains   For the first time in 40 years, US wellness resort Blackberry Farm is launching a new property, Blackberry Mountain, set to open in late 2018 in 5,200 acres near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Views of diverse terrain, paired with a mountain-inspired wellness program will be the focal points of the .... More>>
01 Sep 2017
Studio Zhu-Pei complete gravity-defying garden in Chinese sculpture park
Studio Zhu-Pei complete gravity-defying garden in Chinese sculpture park   Chinese architecture practice Studio Zhu-Pei have completed work on a ‘hovering’ garden installation in a Chinese sculpture park, which allows visitors to wander the grounds over, under and around huge stacks of plants and flowers. New images of the project, called Yi Garden II, reveal how an abandoned two-storey .... More>>
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