News: Recreation

Dubai’s Atlantis Aquaventure and CLYMB Abu Dhabi among MENALAC 2022 award winners

The Atlantis Aquaventure waterpark on Palm Jumeirah in Dubai and CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi are among the attractions to have secured awards at the Middle East and North Africa Leisure and…

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Apr 29, 2022 Attractions / Entertainment / Recreation / Venues / Waterparks /


IAKS to stage first Australasian event to explain the creation of inclusive facilities

With a growing number of members in Australia and New Zealand, IAKS (the International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities) is to stage its first ever Australian event at the end…

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Apr 16, 2022 Access / Aquatics / Design / Recreation / Sport /


World Leisure Organisation marks 70 years advocating for global leisure

Promoting leisure as integral to social, cultural, economic, and sustainable environmental development worldwide since its foundation in 1952, the World Leisure Organisation (WLO) is…

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Apr 14, 2022 Education / Entertainment / Play / Recreation / Tourism /


Ardent Leisure to sell USA-based Main Event division and focus on Australian attractions

Ardent Leisure Group has announced that it is to sell its USA-based Main Event division to restaurant and arcade chain operator Dave & Buster's Entertainment for $1.1 billion…

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Apr 7, 2022 Attractions / Entertainment / Finance / Recreation / Tourism /


Bangkok’s Asia Fitness Conference returns for 2022

After a two-year hiatus, the Asia Fitness Conference (AFC) is returning to the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre from Friday 30th September to Sunday 2nd October 2022 The…

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Apr 2, 2022 Events / Fitness / Recreation / Wellness /


Sheraton Fiji Golf and Beach Resort reopens after extensive transformation

Sheraton Fiji Golf & Beach Resort has announced their official reopening following a $48,000,000 (FJ $73,000,000) transformation. Previously named ‘Sheraton Fiji Resort’,…

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Mar 18, 2022 Golf / Hospitality / Recreation / Tourism /


Dunedin’s hosting of 17th World Leisure Congress rescheduled to December 2023

The World Leisure Organisation has advised that the 17th World Leisure Congress, due to be held in Dunedin, has been rescheduled to 11th to 15th December 2023. Originally planned for…

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Mar 17, 2022 Education / Parks / Recreation / Tourism /


World Leisure Day returns for second year

The World Leisure Organisation has announced its World Leisure Day initiative will be celebrated all around the globe on 16th April. Being coordinated by the World Leisure Center of…

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Mar 14, 2022 Arts / Education / Recreation / Sport / Tourism /



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