The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued new guidelines on sugar consumption that say adults and children from most countries in the world should roughly halve the amount of sugar they eat to .... More>>
Hotel values in Europe increased for the fifth year in succession during 2014, with properties in the UK and Southern Europe seeing some of the biggest gains, according to the 2015 European Hotel .... More>>
Former Zimbabwean test cricketer Henry Olonga has been announced as the after-dinner speaker for this year’s active-net event.
Olonga made his international cricketing debut in 1995, becoming the youngest player to represent Zimbabwe and the first black cricketer to .... More>>
ukactive is inviting applications for its new board from today (4 March) as it embarks on a “new era,” following the conclusion of a nine-month governance review. The call for applications marks the start of a new chapter for the physical activity organisation, following the recent announcement .... More>>
Spa and wellness brands have a massive opportunity to shape the future of wellness by assisting consumers in their quest to live healthier, even richer lives, says Mia Kyricos, chief brand officer for Spafinder Wellness, Inc, writing in the latest edition of Spa Opportunities magazine.
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Stinky armpits in gyms could soon be a thing of the past if Google is able to bring its latest patent to fruition. The tech giant has filed designs for an ‘odour removing device’ that can be fitted .... More>>
British efforts to court Chinese tourism through a major Shanghai business festival launched by Prince William are missing the point in terms of what needs to be done to attract Chinese visitors.
That is the view of new BHA chair Nick Varney, who said that posters in .... More>>
Cardiologists who have developed a new formula to predict the likelihood of death based on a treadmill test, say fitness was the single most powerful indicator of death and survival, trumping .... More>>
TRX has announced three new appointments to further strengthen its EMEA team, having recently recruited Alan Holl from Virgin Active to serve as the region’s senior director.
The hat-trick of new hires sees Anthony Foster become UK sales manager, working with .... More>>
Private equity firms CVC and Blackstone have launched the sale of their remaining shares in Merlin Entertainments.
156,541,347 shares are being sold through Deutsche Bank via an accelerated .... More>>
Bromley Council has terminated an exclusivity contract with Chinese investor the ZhongRong Group for the redevelopment of London’s Crystal Palace.
A contract, that was originally signed in 2013, expired last month, .... More>>
The owner of Sports Leisure Management (SLM) has acquired wellness intervention provider Weight Management Centre as it bids to cement its position as a leading public health delivery partner.
Family-owned business Castle View – which led a buyout of SLM in 2000 – took control of Weight Management Centre earlier this .... More>>
The International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) got off to a bang today (2 March), with Starwood announcing that it is on course to open more than 40 new hotels and resorts across Europe in the next five years.
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Following the release of its annual report, Merlin Entertainments has said there is potential for up to 20 new Legoland developments to be announced in the not-too-distant future.
With Legoland and the Lego brand in .... More>>
Hair and Beauty Industry Authority (Habia) has appointed Gill Morris to the newly created position of partnership director. In this role, Morris will build and maintain key stakeholder relationships to develop business growth for Habia.
Morris is a founding member of Habia – which was conceived .... More>>
Ensuring that Britain’s children are leading healthy and active lifestyles should be a top priority for all parties in the forthcoming General Election.
That is the view of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), backed by a new ComRes poll in .... More>>
Grassroots hockey, football and rugby are the major beneficiaries of the latest round of Sport England’s Improvement Fund.
Twelve projects will share a total of £4.3m, with the majority of the .... More>>
We’ve had smartwatches, smart glasses and even smart shoes. Now the humble skipping rope is the latest age-old object to be reinvigorated as a fitness-focused piece of wearable technology, with not .... More>>
The world’s national parks and nature reserves are thought to be worth US$600bn (€535bn, £389bn) a year, with around eight billion tourism visits annually. That income, however, is not being supported .... More>>
A UK inn and hotel is set to debut its Mill Wheel Spa in March 2015 complete with a beach experience, water mill-powered shower and Heaven skincare by Deborah Mitchell – facialist to Simon Cowell, Gwyneth Paltrow, .... More>>
The infant private swim school sector that has surged in the UK over the past decade is yet to reach its peak, although growth could yet be checked by a lack of pool capacity, a Swimming Teachers Association (STA) survey .... More>>
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