Karen Sweaney

About the author

Karen Sweaney

Co-founder and Editor, Australasian Leisure Management

Artist, geoscientist and specialist writer on the leisure industry, Karen Sweaney is Editor and co-founder of Australasian Leisure Management.

Based in Sydney, Australia, her specific areas of interest include the arts, entertainment, the environment, fitness, tourism and wellness.

She has degrees in Fine Arts from the University of Sydney and Geological Oceanography from UNSW.

Kai Tak Sports Park spotlights completion of Main Stadium exterior building façade panels

Hong Kong sport and entertainment destination, Kai Tak Sports Park, has marked a significant milestone today with the successful completion of the Main Stadium exterior building…

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Feb 19, 2024 Karen Sweaney Design / Entertainment / Sport / Venues /


Global Wellness Institute partners with Therme Group to showcase South Korea’s wellness offerings

The Global Wellness Institute (GWI), the leading nonprofit dedicated to research and education in the global wellness industry, has announced a partnership with the Therme Group - a global…

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Feb 18, 2024 Karen Sweaney Tourism / Wellness /


Art experiences spotlighted for Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour during Spring

Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour is offering an array of creative experiences this Spring from a mesmerising new teamLab installation to much-anticipated annual events like Art Basel Hong…

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Feb 17, 2024 Karen Sweaney Arts / Attractions / Entertainment / Events /


Athlete representation and rules for transgender athletes tackled at LawAccord

Topical legal issues confronting International Federations including athlete representation, rules for transgender athletes in international sport and how to ensure integrity in…

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Feb 16, 2024 Karen Sweaney Events / Legal / Sport /


Riyadh Marathon to incorporate newly-constructed Kingdom Arena

The Saudi Sports for All Federation (SFA) has announced that the Riyadh Marathon will have its start and finish point on Imam Saud bin Faisal Road, opposite the newly-constructed Kingdom…

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Feb 5, 2024 Karen Sweaney Events / Sport / Venues /


Versatile functional strength training solution launched by Technogym

Technogym has launched Technogym Universe - a versatile functional strength training solution that fits any space - offering a diverse fitness experience with resistances such as magnetic,…

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Feb 2, 2024 Karen Sweaney Design / Fitness / Technology /


New inclusive heritage conservation campaign launched for Saudi Arabia’s AlUla

Saudi Arabia’s Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU), has launched a new, inclusive heritage conservation campaign aiming to enahnce the public's knowledge, awareness, and desire to…

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Feb 2, 2024 Karen Sweaney Arts / Attractions / Culture / Environment / Tourism /