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FIFA reveals record US$7.5 billion revenue for Qatar 2022 cycle

World football governing body FIFA has reported record revenues of US$7.5 billion during the four-year commercial cycle leading up to the Qatar 2022 World Cup. Revealing its earnings to…

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Nov 21, 2022 Finance / Marketing / Retail / Sport /


Embed launches new technology insights data visualisation dashboard STATS powered by AWS

Embed - a leading cashless solutions provider for the attractions and entertainment industries, is launching the new technology insights data visualisation dashboard, STATS, at the IAAPA…

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Nov 7, 2022 Attractions / Entertainment / Retail / Technology /


Tokyo mall to convert an entire floor into children’s indoor playground

Tokyo’s Solamachi mall at the foot of Tokyo Skytree in Sumida Ward plans to convert its entire fifth floor into an indoor playground for children with a target opening date of spring…

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Nov 4, 2022 Play / Retail / Venues /


Dubai’s ‘Storm Chaser’ recognised as world’s fastest vertical-launch rollercoaster

The Storm Coaster at Dubai Hills Mall has been recognised as the world’s fastest vertical-launch rollercoaster by Guinness World Records. Launched earlier this year, the Storm…

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Oct 26, 2022 Aquatics / Marketing / Retail / Tourism /


Xponential Fitness secures Master Franchise deal in Kuwait for its fitness brands

Xponential Fitness, Inc, the largest global franchisor of boutique fitness brands, has announced it has signed a Master Franchise Agreement in Kuwait for its brands Rumble, Club Pilates,…

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Oct 21, 2022 Finance / Fitness / Retail /


Alipay expands merchant network to support international tourism in Japan

Digital payment platform Alipay has announced that, as Japan reopens to international tourism, over a million local merchants are now connected to its global cross-border digital service.…

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Oct 12, 2022 Attractions / Retail / Technology / Tourism /


Semnox Parafait RFID technology implemented in all Fun City venues across Middle East

Landmark Group's flagship entertainment brand, Fun City, has chosen to replace its magnetic swipe card system with Semnox’s Parafait RFID cashless solution in all of its Middle…

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Oct 10, 2022 Attractions / Retail / Technology / Ticketing / Tourism /


World Gym introduces new club model to ‘re-imagine the big box’ gym experience

Having introduced a strength focussed club model in July, World Gym has announced the introduction of a second type of new fitness space that it says will “redefine” the…

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Oct 7, 2022 Fitness / Retail /



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