Fitness has been called the world’s biggest sport, with 61 per cent of regular exercisers now taking part in gym-type activities, according to findings in the Nielsen: Les Mills Global Consumer .... More>>
The YMCA is seeking support from both the Government and employers in order to offer more apprenticeship opportunities to thousands across the UK.
The charity launched its new campaign 2,014 in .... More>>
A new paralympic-style sporting event will see more than 300 wounded, injured and sick servicemen and women compete across a number of sports in London later this year.
The first ever Invictus .... More>>
London mayor, Boris Johnson, is supporting the British Hospitality Association in its pledge to create 7,000 new apprenticeship positions in the catering industry by the end of 2016.
The initiative was launched on 3 March at the Premier Inn in Leicester Square, where Johnson helped some apprentices serve breakfast to hotel guests.
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The Scottish Government looks set to create a new organisation to manage the nation’s heritage.
The Historic Environment Scotland Bill is proposing the merger of Historic Scotland and the Royal .... More>>
Six of the top 10 nations globally for wellness tourism expenditures are in Europe, with the region responsible for almost 40 per cent of all domestic and international wellness-focused trips taken worldwide each year, .... More>>
A number of attractions have seen a big spike in visits owing to a fine Summer in 2013 according to the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA).
Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard came out .... More>>
Famous attractions such as the Sydney Opera House and the Statue of Liberty are at risk of being lost under rising seas caused by climate change, according to a new report.
The study, published in .... More>>
International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has launched its first European Hotel Market Survey at the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) in Berlin.
The report, which represents .... More>>
The NEC Group, which operates and owns the National Exhibition Centre (NEC), is to be sold by Birmingham City Council (BCC).
BCC is seeking offers for the company to help settle more than £1bn in equal pay claims .... More>>
The Welsh Government is undergoing a six-week consultation period on a proposal for the Heritage Bill to better protect the country’s monuments and artefacts.
Between 2006-2012, Cadw – the Welsh .... More>>
The Chief Cultural & Leisure Officers Association (CLOA) has published a guidance document which aims to help NHS commissioners to understand the role leisure can play within health policies.
The publication, entitled, The role of culture and leisure in improving health and wellbeing, is .... More>>
Europe’s brightening economic outlook will offer significant growth opportunities for the hotel industry if it can adapt to the post-recession marketplace, delegates heard today at the International Hotel Investment .... More>>
Hotel developer and pioneer Ian Schrager was today awarded a lifetime achievement award at the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) in Berlin, and attributed his success to being a “social scientist.”
Schrager, who is chair, CEO and founder of his eponymous Ian Schrager Company, started .... More>>
Gibraltar has unveiled plans for a new national football stadium, aiming to officially open the venue in 2016.
The British territory's football team currently uses the Victoria Stadium - which does not meet FIFA’s .... More>>
Gym-goers are currently far from enthusiastic about functional training according to figures from GYMetrix.
GYMetrix measures use of gym equipment by detecting movement with load sensors and .... More>>
SkillsActive has launched its Register of Personal Development Practitioners in Sport (RPDPS) to help athletes achieve their potential by gaining access to qualified, professional guidance to helping .... More>>
A bond issue set on behalf of leisure operator GLL (Greenwich Leisure Limited) has reached its £5m target.
The new investment will help GLL to expand its reach and develop and improve its existing .... More>>
The Scottish government has launched a new fund to help communities own and run their sport facilities.
The Legacy 2014 Sustainable Sport for Communities Fund will distribute up to £1m during 2014-16 to support the .... More>>
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