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NEOM and McLaren Racing partner to drive innovation and development in electric motorsport

NEOM and McLaren Racing have announced a strategic partnership which sees NEOM become the title partner of the McLaren Formula E and Extreme E racing teams, bringing two all-electric race…

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Jun 29, 2022 Education / Events / Sport /

 
 

Melia hotels launch environmental programs in Vietnam to repurpose plastic

As Meliá Hotels International works towards a plastic-free environment at its properties, the Spanish hotel group’s Meliá Hanoi and Meliá Ba Vi Mountain Retreat…

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Jun 29, 2022 Environment / Hospitality / Tourism /

 
 

Cost for COVID-delayed Tokyo Olympics is double the original estimate

Organisers of last year’s COVID-delayed Tokyo Olympics have placed the final cost of the Games at US$13 billion (1.4 trillion Japanese yen) - twice the cost of what was forecast in…

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Jun 28, 2022 Events / Finance / Sport / Venues /

 
 

Carbon Market Watch analysis questions 2022 Qatar World Cup carbon-neutral claim

A report has been released by Carbon Market Watch, a non-profit association with expertise in carbon pricing, in which they question claims made by organisers of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar…

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Jun 28, 2022 Environment / Events / Sport / Venues /

 
 

Kai Tak Sports Park opening delayed until 2024 as pandemic impacts construction supplies

Kai Tak Sports Park - the new sports and entertainment precinct being developed in Hong Kong - will not be ready for its planned 2023 opening date after delays in construction work,…

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Jun 27, 2022 Sport / Venues /

 
 

ASM Global technology partnership to deliver new venue management platform

Global venue management company and live event producer ASM Global has agreed a multi-year partnership with cloud software firm Infor that will deliver the live entertainment…

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Jun 27, 2022 Entertainment / Sport / Technology / Ticketing / Venues /

 
 

Post-COVID sustainability initiatives spotlighted at Asian Hotels

A number of hotels across Asia have implemented sustainability initiatives post-COVID ranging from solar power projects, organic cuisine, food waste recycling, eco-friendly sewage…

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Jun 26, 2022 Environment / Hospitality / Tourism /

 
 

New report reveals global fitness industry’s profound economic impact

A new report from the International Health Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) and the Global Health and Fitness Alliance has revealed the immense economic and socioeconomic impact…

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Jun 25, 2022 Finance / Fitness / Wellness /

 
 

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