News: Safety

More than 1,000 Hajj pilgrims die amid soaring temperatures

Media reports over recent days have indicated that more than 1,000 Muslim pilgrims have died during this year’s Hajj in the Saudi Arabian holy city of Mecca. Extreme temperatures,…

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Jun 22, 2024 Safety / Tourism /


World’s Largest Swimming Lesson to be held on 20th June

The organisers of the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson are currently preparing for the 15th edition of the global event - due to be held across the world on Thursday 20th June.…

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Jun 10, 2024 Aquatics / Education / Marketing / Safety / Waterparks /


Pavigym marks 60 years of innovation and excellence

Pavigym, the leading provider of gym flooring solutions and interactive fitness technology, has marked its 60th anniversary of operations, during which it has installed over 5 million…

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Jun 7, 2024 Fitness / Safety / Security / Technology /


Experienced female climbers report sexual harassment

At a time when the outdoor recreation industry is addressing sexual abuse and harassment, reports of sexual abuse and harassment in elite climbing industry have emerged in the media. The…

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Jun 4, 2024 ByKaren Sweaney Environment / Recreation / Safety / Wellness /


FIFA delegation undertakes evaluation of stadium improvements in Indonesia

Supporting the improvement of venue infrastructure in Indonesia, world football governing body FIFA has announced the completion of an evaluation of eight stadiums across the country in…

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May 30, 2024 Finance / Safety / Security / Sport / Venues /


33 killed in fire at indoor amusement park in Indian city of Rajkot

33 people including at least six children have died as a result of a fire at an indoor amusement park in the Indian city of Rajkot. A massive fire, believed to have resulted from welding…

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May 26, 2024 Attractions / Safety / Venues /


MENALAC highlights importance of safety for Saudi Arabia’s leisure & entertainment industry

MENALAC (Middle East & North Africa Leisure and Attraction Council) is spotlighting the importance of safety for the expanding leisure and entertainment industry within the Kingdom of…

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May 9, 2024 Attractions / Events / Safety /


Tokyo Disneyland to suspend its daily fireworks show this summer

Tokyo Disneyland has advised they won’t be entertaining guests with evening fireworks from 1st July to 18th September 2024. Tokyo Disneyland’s firework display –…

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May 2, 2024 Attractions / Entertainment / Safety /



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