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29 Aug 2017
Trinity and Oaktree form US$3bn joint venture to acquire luxury hotel assets
Trinity and Oaktree form US$3bn joint venture to acquire luxury hotel assets   US-based private property investor Trinity Investments has partnered with Oaktree Capital – a global asset management firm – to acquire a high-value portfolio of luxury hotel and resort assets. The joint venture will invest up to US$3bn (£2.3bn, €2.5bn) in high-end hotel and spa resort properties in Trinity’s .... More>>
29 Aug 2017
Iberostar opens Marcel Wanders-designed spa hotel
Iberostar opens Marcel Wanders-designed spa hotel   Spanish operator Iberostar Hotels & Resorts has opened a luxury spa hotel on the island of Mallorca, as part of its strategy to increase the number of high-end resorts in its portfolio. Designed by Dutch product and interior designer Marcel Wanders, the 66-bedroom hotel has a large spa and wellness centre – .... More>>
29 Aug 2017
Virtuagym launches on the go coaching app for PTs
Virtuagym launches on the go coaching app for PTs   Fitness software company Virtuagym has released a mobile coaching app designed to help PTs monitor and coach their clients while on the go. Virtuagym Coach provides users with personal messaging, workout plan creation, appointment scheduling and .... More>>
28 Aug 2017
Rafael Viñoly, Pierre de Meuron and Alison Brooks will deliver World Architecture Festival seminars
Rafael Viñoly, Pierre de Meuron and Alison Brooks will deliver World Architecture Festival seminars   A star-studded line-up of architects, designers and urbanists has been announced for the World Architecture Festival 2017 (WAF), which is taking place in Berlin from 15-17 November. Rafael Viñoly, Pierre de Meuron, Alison Brooks, Sir Peter Cook and WOHA founders Richard Hassell and Wong Mun Summ will all take to .... More>>
25 Aug 2017
HIIT results in increased endorphin release: study
HIIT results in increased endorphin release: study   A recent study by the University of Turku's Positron Emission Tomography (PET) centre has found that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) results in increased endorphin release in the brain, which may play a role in mitigating physical and emotional stress caused by high-intensity exercise. Comparing .... More>>
25 Aug 2017
Hilton launches UK's first Curio Collection hotel, a 'sanctuary of style' in Trafalgar Square
Hilton launches UK's first Curio Collection hotel, a 'sanctuary of style' in Trafalgar Square   Hospitality giant Hilton has opened its first Curio Collection property in the UK, renovating a landmark hotel in London's Trafalgar Square as a “sanctuary of style” in the heart of the city. The Trafalgar St. James has 131 bedrooms and 15 suites. Each has been designed by British studio Shh Architects with Art .... More>>
25 Aug 2017
Dreamworld deaths affect Village Roadshow as operator announces AU$66.7m losses
Dreamworld deaths affect Village Roadshow as operator announces AU$66.7m losses   Australian operator Village Roadshow is looking to bounce back after a tough twelve months, which has seen the company record full-year losses of AU$66.7m (US$52.8m, €44.8m, £41.2m). The loss has been attributed to a fatal accident last year at Queensland's Dreamworld theme park – operated by Ardent Leisure, a .... More>>
25 Aug 2017
FaulknerBrowns Architects to design £50m sports complex for University of Portsmouth
FaulknerBrowns Architects to design £50m sports complex for University of Portsmouth   British architecture practice FaulknerBrowns have been selected to design a £50m (US$64m, €54.3m) indoor sports centre for the University of Portsmouth. The building, to be situated on the University's campus in Ravelin Park, will feature an eight-lane swimming pool, a fitness suite, a sports hall, a climbing .... More>>
25 Aug 2017
General Motors chair Mary Barra elected to Disney Board
General Motors chair Mary Barra elected to Disney Board   Mary Barra, chair and CEO of General Motors (GM), has been named the newest member of Disney’s Board of Directors. Elected GM chair in January 2016 and serving as GM’s CEO since January 2014, under Barra’s leadership, the company has strengthened its core businesses of car and truck manufacturing, while also .... More>>
25 Aug 2017
Weta Workshop given 'creative licence' for NZ$45m Napier Aquarium redevelopment
Weta Workshop given 'creative licence' for NZ$45m Napier Aquarium redevelopment   Weta Workshop – the special effects and prop company behind such epics as The Lord of the Rings and Avatar – have thrown their weight behind a NZ$45m (US$32.5m, €27.5m, £25.3m) redevelopment of the Napier National Aquarium in New Zealand. Napier City Council (NCC) has announced the plans, which .... More>>
25 Aug 2017
International Beauty Day set for 9 September
International Beauty Day set for 9 September   International beauty and spa therapy standard setter CIDESCO has deemed Saturday, 9 September International Beauty Day and aims to celebrate inner and outer beauty around the world and raise awareness for the importance of the beauty industry as a whole. CIDESCO will be asking members and the public to share .... More>>
25 Aug 2017
New Swim Works centre to open in Leamington Spa
New Swim Works centre to open in Leamington Spa   Joanne and Christian Wilson, the husband and wife team behind Little Splashers swim school in Warwickshire, are set to open a new Swim Works swim centre in Leamington Spa. The Leamington Spa location will be the second under the Swim Works name. Located on the site of a former joinery, the new venue is close to .... More>>
24 Aug 2017
Aman to launch ski spa in French Alps
Aman to launch ski spa in French Alps   Global luxury hotel operator Aman has added a new two-storey, 767sq m (8,256sq ft) spa at Aman Le Mélézin in Courchevel, France, which is due to open in December for the Alpine skiing season. The hotel is celebrating its 25th anniversary, and has undergone two years’ of redevelopment, which began in 2016 with the .... More>>
24 Aug 2017
All the world's a stage: Construction imminent on shipping container replica of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
All the world's a stage: Construction imminent on shipping container replica of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre   Construction is about to start on a close replica of William Shakespeare’s famous Globe Theatre, with only two key differences from the original: this version will be located in Detroit and it will be built entirely out of stacked shipping containers. The Container Globe is the brainchild of entrepreneur Angus .... More>>
24 Aug 2017
Industrial manslaughter laws to be introduced following Dreamworld tragedy
Industrial manslaughter laws to be introduced following Dreamworld tragedy   Queensland’s state government is set introduce industrial manslaughter laws, with safety around theme park rides to also be tightened, following the deaths of four people at Dreamworld last year. A government safety review was carried out following the tragedy, in which Cindy Low, Kate Goodchild, Luke Dorsett .... More>>
24 Aug 2017
Viacom abandons plan for underwater Nickelodeon resort and theme park as developer hits out against fake news surrounding project
Viacom abandons plan for underwater Nickelodeon resort and theme park as developer hits out against fake news surrounding project   Viacom has pulled out of controversial plans to create an underwater Nickelodeon resort and theme park in the Philippines, though its developer has announced its intention to push on, hitting out against fake news which has threatened to sink the project. Palawan, which is widely recognised the Philippines' .... More>>
24 Aug 2017
Japan meets Bavaria at minimalist onsen spa by Lake Tegernsee
Japan meets Bavaria at minimalist onsen spa by Lake Tegernsee   A Japanese-inspired hotel spa in Germany, billed as the country’s first, has opened among Bavaria’s Alpine peaks. Located in the town of Rottach-Egern, which sits alongside Lake Tegernsee, the Mizu Onsen Spa is inspired by Japanese minimalism – with clean lines, a neutral colour palette and subtle lighting – .... More>>
24 Aug 2017
Mecanoo selected to transform city hall into 'cultural gateway' for Perth
Mecanoo selected to transform city hall into 'cultural gateway' for Perth   A heritage listed city hall Scotland is about to undergo major works, after local authorities in Perth selected Dutch architects Mecanoo to transform the space into a new cultural venue for the city. Perth & Kinross Council selected Mecanoo to renovate the listed Perth City Hall, which will feature exhibition .... More>>
24 Aug 2017
eGym names new COO
eGym names new COO   eGym has announced the appointment of Martin Fichter to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer. The company has recently undergone a major expansion and has created the new position to keep up with increasing demand. Fichter, who has more than twenty years experience working at Siemens, .... More>>
24 Aug 2017
Catherine Strange Warren named VP of spa and wellness at Carillon
Catherine Strange Warren named VP of spa and wellness at Carillon   Carillon Miami Wellness Resort has appointed spa industry veteran Catherine Strange Warren as vice president of spa and wellness. Melissa Fielding remains as spa director at the property. In her new role, Warren manages a team of more than 100 professionals in the property’s integrated spa, fitness, salon and .... More>>
23 Aug 2017
UNWTO launches sustainable tourism campaign
UNWTO launches sustainable tourism campaign   As it continues to observe 2017 as the International Year for Sustainable Tourism, the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has launched a new campaign aimed at raising awareness of the value and contribution that sustainable tourism can make towards development. Called ‘Travel.Enjoy.Respect’, the .... More>>
23 Aug 2017
‘Create your own masterpiece’ with interactive colour editing from Disney Research
‘Create your own masterpiece’ with interactive colour editing from Disney Research   Disney’s research and development arm has come up with a new way to interact with art – creating an augmented reality application that allows users to recolour paintings. Called AR Museum with the tag line “create your own masterpiece”, the technology is intended for museums and exhibitions, and aims to .... More>>
23 Aug 2017
Aberdeen Science Centre set to double exhibition space following £4.7m redevelopment
Aberdeen Science Centre set to double exhibition space following £4.7m redevelopment   Aberdeen Science Centre is to undergo a £4.7m (US$6m, €5.1m) revamp, which will double existing exhibition space at the museum. Located near the city's seafront, the former Stratosphere Science Centre is in need of renewal, with plans including development of a new upper floor to the building. According to .... More>>
23 Aug 2017
Hirsch Bedner Associates launches new HBA Resort design division
Hirsch Bedner Associates launches new HBA Resort design division   Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA), one of the world’s largest hospitality interior design firms, has launched its seventh subdivision, HBA Resorts, which will specialise in the creation of bespoke luxury resort properties. Headquartered in Bali, Indonesia, HBA Resorts provide tailored interior design, .... More>>
23 Aug 2017
Mandarin Oriental to enter the Caribbean
Mandarin Oriental to enter the Caribbean   Mandarin Oriental will rebrand and manage a hotel on Canouan Island in Saint Vincent and The Grenadines from 1 November. Mandarin Oriental, Canouan will be the group’s first property in the Caribbean, and will be located on a five-square-mile island dedicated to leisure pursuits, including sailing, kayaking, .... More>>
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