The Good Spa Guide will present its fifth annual awards on the first evening of the two-day Spa Life UK Conference between 18-19 November at Center Parcs Woburn Forest.
Launched in 2010, The .... More>>
English Heritage has published new three-part draft guidance on good practice and planning in a historic environment.
The guidance – to be consulted until 5 September – covers how planners should .... More>>
The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games have provided the UK economy with a trade and industry boost in excess of £14bn.
The figure comes from the second annual update of the Inspired by 2012: The legacy from .... More>>
A new medi-spa has been launched alongside existing spa facilities at The Culloden Estate & Spa in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in collaboration with a number of healthcare specialists.
Randox Health – a blood profiling .... More>>
Jeremy McCarthy, the new group director of spa for Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, has spoken exclusively to Spa Opportunities about his new role based in Hong Kong and the ethos he'll embrace as he bids to drive the business forward.
McCarthy revealed that Mandarin Oriental's reputation for having the best spa in .... More>>
With final preparations and rehearsals for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony nearly over, the organisers have promised that tonight’s celebrations will "capture the heart, soul, and true grit of the people of Glasgow".
More than one billion people .... More>>
The Manchester United Museum is about to reach a significant landmark when it welcomes its five millionth visitor through its doors later this month.
Originally opened in 1986 as the first of its kind in the world, .... More>>
Les Roches International School of Hotel Management has launched a specialised course in spa and health management – in collaboration with ESPA and Genolier Swiss Medical Network (GSMN).
The .... More>>
A new research paper examining why as many as one in three people ditch fitness trackers shortly after buying them, has found that better education of the benefits is key to ensuring more “happily ever afters” between .... More>>
Software provider Refer-all, which specialises in solutions to enhance the efficiency of exercise referrals from GP to leisure provider, has launched a new foundation designed to support leisure providers as they seek to work more closely with local authorities in the .... More>>
Consumer research company The Hartman Group has published an infographic of ten defining attributes of ‘health and wellness,’ as perceived by
millennials. Millennials, for the purpose of the .... More>>
Despite the stereotypes of living on beer, black coffee and baked beans, students are actually a lot more active than we give them credit for, with almost a half of UK students belonging to a gym, according to new .... More>>
Brighton, UK's, Hippodrome looks set to enjoy a new lease of life after Brighton & Hove City Council approved plans to transform the 117-year-old structure into a cinema and restaurant complex.
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The latest high-profile entrant to the health and fitness industry had analysts scratching their heads on Thursday (17 July), as shares in Sports Direct dropped more than three per cent in the hours after the company .... More>>
TRX is aiming to bring its education range of training courses to the wider market through a six-month exclusive partnership with provider Lifetime Training.
TRX education courses have never been delivered by a training provider in the UK before and the company will review the partnership at the .... More>>
Hannah Cockroft, double Paralympic gold medalist at London 2012, has called for more emphasis to be placed on providing disabled children with equal sporting opportunities at school.
Responding to the findings of a new survey from the Youth Sport Trust (YST), .... More>>
Health club franchise the énergie Group has taken the unusual step of teaming up with summer Hollywood blockbuster Hercules to launch a new fitness campaign encouraging members to ‘train like a Gladiator’. The film – starring wrestling legend and actor Dwayne Johnson, known as The Rock – is .... More>>
Final designs have been revealed for the planned new 60,000-capacity sports stadium in Perth, Australia.
The bid to design the venue was won by a team featuring architects Cox Architecture, Hassell .... More>>
New operation Lovfit Sports Club opened its first club in the heart of Berlin, Germany, on 30 June.
Lovfit has been conceived as a smaller, community type of club, and the first facility has a .... More>>
The 62nd annual CIDESCO World Congress and Exhibition will be held at the
Royal Olympic Hotel in Athens from 22-26 October this year, offering industry professionals the chance to learn new skills, network and discuss issues facing the wellness sector.
Delegates .... More>>
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