After much anticipation and a raft of headlines, the first 1Rebel microgym has launched in the City of London.
The company, which aims to shake-up the fitness industry as a ‘market disrupter’ – in .... More>>
The Jurys Inn hotel group has been sold to US private equity firm Lone Star as part of a £680m (US$1.02bn, €909m) deal. The sale of the business – which comprises 25 hotels across the UK and a .... More>>
Following a recent refurbishment, The Ritz Salon at The Ritz London has partnered with luxury British skincare range Elemis, which will be the sole spa brand used at the hotel.
Now home to a double .... More>>
Cambridge United Football Club looks set to remain at the R Costings Abbey Stadium after the club announced it had sidelined plans to move to a new ground. Previously, the League Two club had aimed .... More>>
Reebok and Les Mills are teaming up to stage a series of one-day festivals that will see mass-participation group workouts take place around the world. Having kicked off a five-year partnership in .... More>>
Launching next month, an online crowdfunding campaign is looking for £10m (US$15m, €13.3m) to make outdoor swimming in London’s Thames a reality.
Plans for an outdoor swimming pool, known as the .... More>>
The Tourism Alliance has called on the government to address inconsistencies in Air Passenger Duty (APD) policy across the UK, to avoid “distorting the tourism market.” Last week’s publication of the Smith Settlement for Scotland – outlining which additional powers should be devolved to .... More>>
Moving tributes have been paid to Lifestyle Fitness chair and founder Baron Carl Gripenstedt, who has died suddenly one month shy of his 60th birthday. Regularly referred to as a ‘legend’ of the health club industry, the Swede started Competition Line (UK) – the company behind Lifestyle Fitness – in 1982. His tireless efforts saw the Lifestyle .... More>>
The UK’s Royal College of Surgeons wants a new system to certify surgeons for separate cosmetic procedures to prevent doctors from carrying out surgeries outside their specialities. Medi-spas will be .... More>>
A landmark research project has concluded that individualised and targeted exercise programmes are a vital part of treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder. The findings, published in Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica are the result of work by researchers at the University of Sydney and the city’s St John of God .... More>>
Outdoor exercise provider British Military Fitness (BMF) is in line to offer even more career opportunities to ex-armed forces personnel, after winning Ministry of Defence (MoD) approval.
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One of the UK’s largest cinema chains – Cineworld – has announced the opening of Britain’s first ever 4D cinema.
Using 4DX technology, the new cinema will be unveiled at Cineworld’s Milton Keynes .... More>>
A new pair of fitness tracking devices from heart rate monitor specialist Mio Global have been designed to set pulses racing by offering unprecedented levels of accuracy.
Launched this month, the .... More>>
The Coniston Hotel and Country Estate has announced the development of a spa adjacent to the property’s hotel building in the UK's Yorkshire Dales.
Set to open in Q4 2015, the 16,500sq ft (1,533sq m) spa will offer .... More>>
Virgin Active has landed an exclusive three-year partnership with Tough Mudder that will see the health club chain offer tailored training sessions to new legions of outdoor competitors. Marketed as .... More>>
Doctors from Canadian universities in Montreal have conducted a study to explore the possibility of resetting circadian rhythms – sleep cycles – with the aim of adjusting to atypical work schedules .... More>>
The £80m (US$121m, €104.4m) Jurassica dinosaur attraction proposed inside a limestone quarry in Dorset, UK, could generate £20m (US$30.3m, €26.1m) for the local economy every year, according .... More>>
Work will begin in Sheffield this July on a new £65m mixed-use development which has received significant backing from a consortium of Chinese investors. Designed by Sheffield-based architects .... More>>
The Global Wellness Institute (GWI), an international think tank that develops research and resources to positively impact the global wellness industry, announced plans to deliver its Global Wellness Tourism Congress .... More>>
European Champion Real Madrid remains the richest football club in the world, according to the latest edition of the annual Deloitte Football Money League – which measures annual revenues of .... More>>
Matfen Hall Hotel, 15 miles west of Newcastle, UK, has unveiled its latest development in a rolling programme of investment, launching a new £300,000 (US$455,000, €392,000) thermal spa.
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