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One of Wales’ largest visitor attractions is set to welcome its first guests as Surf Snowdonia – an artificial surf lagoon built on the site of an old aluminium works – starts to break waves on the .... More>>
Bamford has opened a three-treatment-room Haybarn spa at London’s world famous department store Fortnum & Mason.
Located on the newly-renovated second floor of the iconic British store, the 55sq m (592sq ft) spa will use Bamford’s bath & body line, as well as a new skincare line launching this .... More>>
Another day, another US fitness IPO. Following the news this week that budget chain Planet Fitness is to go public, US-based boutique cycling studio operator SoulCycle has confirmed it too will float .... More>>
Dutch researchers are suggesting that sleep pattern disruption is a cause of breast cancer development, weight gain and other metabolic problems.
In the study, published in the July 20 issue of Current Biology, researchers from the National Institute for .... More>>
High intensity workouts such as group cycling could hold the key to minimising the effects of arthritis, according to findings from a pilot study.
Arthritis affects roughly one per cent of the .... More>>
Low cost US chain Planet Fitness has announced it is to go public as it bids to turbocharge growth and ultimately reach 4,000 sites.
The chain is forecast to be valued at around US$1.58bn (€1.4bn, .... More>>
The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, home of the London 2012 Olympic Games, has confirmed plans to build the world’s tallest and longest slide inside the ArcelorMittal Orbit tower.
Due to open to the public in Q1 2016, .... More>>
Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) director Bernard Donoghue has been elected chair of the Tourism Alliance – the representative body for more than 200,000 businesses across the whole of the tourism .... More>>
Nottingham Contemporary founder Alex Farquharson has been named new director of London’s Tate Britain, replacing the outgoing Penelope Curtis at the helm of one of the UK’s most important art .... More>>
A high performance coach who has worked with Olympic athletes has launched a new personal training and injury rehabilitation studio in Swiss Cottage, North London.
Joel Proskewitz is the owner of .... More>>
Major operators such as Fitness First, Parkwood Leisure and Places for People Leisure have signed up to offer free health and fitness sessions to members and non-members alike across their sites as .... More>>
Boringdon Hall will open a multi-million pound spa development in Devon, England, in the midst of the rugged moorland of Dartmoor.
The 1,700sq m (18,299sq ft) Gaia Spa, set to open in Q2 2016, is named after the Greek goddess of the earth, and will “set the .... More>>
Hough End Leisure Centre in Manchester is officially open for business as Manchester City Council continues to modernise its leisure provision.
Hough End Leisure Centre is part of a major programme .... More>>
Disneyland Paris has come under scrutiny amid claims that the French theme park operator might be freezing out customers from the UK and Germany on certain price promotions.
According to the Financial Times, .... More>>
London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park will host the UK’s largest-ever snowsport and music festival in November (2015).
Freeze Big Air will see more than 60 of the world’s best snowboarders and skiers compete in a .... More>>
Almost 40 per cent of health club users think that selfies should be banned in gyms, according to new research which reopens the debate surrounding photos and fitness.
The latest research from .... More>>
Places for People Leisure (PfPL) is scaling up its presence in the budget gym sector with the launch of its Places Gym in Corby. Places Gym is the leisure operator’s low cost brand and the new site .... More>>
The UK Spa Association will hold a networking event at Stoke Park in Buckinghamshire, England, on 26 August,from 3.30-6.30pm.
Limited to 150 people, the event is designed as a way for regional spa industry colleagues to meet and network with suppliers and operators.
UK Spa Association (UKSA) .... More>>
When a large part of your job consists of energetic stage performances and fleeing screaming fans, it’s essential you stay in shape. To that end, global megastars One Direction have enlisted the .... More>>
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One of Wales’ largest visitor attractions is set to welcome its first guests as Surf
Snowdonia – an artificial surf lagoon built on the site of an old aluminium works – starts
to break waves on the edge of Snowdonia National Park.
Another day, another US fitness IPO. Following the news this week that budget chain
Planet Fitness is to go public, US-based boutique cycling studio operator SoulCycle has
confirmed it too will float on the stock market.