News: Recreation

Fitness industry undervalues itself and needs to raise its prices

The need for the fitness industry to increase the cost of memberships to drive revenues and increase perceptions of the value of facility-based exercise has been a message that emerged from…

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Nov 22, 2023 ByNigel Benton Billing / Fitness / Recreation / Wellness /


Industry leaders set to gather at Beyond Activ’s Sydney Festival

Leaders from across the fitness, health, sport and wellness industries from around the Asia-Pacific are set to come together in Sydney next week at Beyond Activ’s Asia-Pacific…

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Nov 16, 2023 Fitness / Recreation / Sport / Wellness /


Clive Ormerod to step down from Chief Executive role at Les Mills International

Les Mills International has advised that Clive Ormerod will stand down from his role as group Chief Executive of the New Zealand-based business at the end of 2023. Ormerod joined the…

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Nov 16, 2023 Fitness / Recreation /


WTM Global Report shows tourists favouring new experiences over sun loungers

Research from World Travel Market London 2023, the world’s most influential tourism industry event, has revealed that more holidaymakers are abandoning their sun loungers in favour of…

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Nov 16, 2023 ByNigel Benton Marketing / Recreation / Tourism /


FSB and IAKS present global lessons in sustainable and inclusive aquatic and recreation facilities

The 2023 biennial FSB international trade fair and IAKS International Congress in Cologne, Germany, have provided a global stage for high level dialogue on how the aquatic, recreation and…

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Nov 4, 2023 ByRJ Houston Aquatics / Design / Environment / Recreation / Sport /


California Fitness Festival’s transformative One Life Live Well event set to run annually

The inaugural California Fitness Festival was such a success that plans are already taking shape to scale it as an annual lifestyle event and destination. Here California Fitness Chief…

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Nov 3, 2023 ByKate Cracknell Events / Features / Fitness / Recreation / Wellness /


aquanale and FSB 2023 trade fairs highlight sustainability

After four days at the Koelnmesse/Cologne Trade Fair venue, the co-located events aquanale and FSB drew to a successful close on last Friday. The two leading International Trade Fairs for…

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Oct 31, 2023 Aquatics / Play / Recreation / Sport / Surfaces /


Learn well, live well the theme of Dunedin’s upcoming World Leisure Congress

The Department of Tourism at the University of Otago is looking forward to its hosting of the 2023 World Leisure Congress. Being held in Dunedin from 11th to 15th December, the World…

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Oct 30, 2023 Education / Parks / Recreation / Tourism /



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