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Saudi Arabian Government bans foreigners from annual Hajj pilgrimage

The ongoing impact of the Coronavirus pandemic has seen the Saudi Arabian Government announce that this year's Hajj pilgrimage will be limited to no more than 60,000 people, all of them…

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Jun 13, 2021 Culture / Events / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

IHRSA appoints its first female Chief Executive

The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association has appointed Elizabeth Clark as their next president and Chief Executive. Clark, a seasoned association executive, joins…

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Jun 12, 2021 Education / Events / Fitness / Wellness /

 
 

TEG MJR expands with acquisition of two London music venues

TEG has advised that its UK subsidiary TEG MJR has acquired two of London’s best-loved live music venues, XOYO and the Camden Assembly, with plans to reopen both venues on 21st June.…

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Jun 11, 2021 Entertainment / Venues /

 
 

IOC board unanimously backs Brisbane’s 2032 Olympics hosting bid

The prospects of Brisbane hosting the 2032 Olympics have taken another significant step forward with the executive board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) unanimously backing the…

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Jun 11, 2021 Events / Sport / Venues /

 
 

FIFA forms panel to elevate fan experience at tournaments and events

World football governing body FIFA has formed a 25-member panel to work with its technology and innovation team with the aim of enhancing the fan experience at tournaments and events.…

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Jun 11, 2021 Events / Marketing / Sport /

 
 

Husain Al-Musallam installed as new FINA President

Husain Al-Musallam of Kuwait has been elected to replace Julio Maglione as President of aquatic sports’ world governing body FINA. Al-Musallam stood unopposed as a new Bureau for the…

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Jun 10, 2021 Aquatics / Finance / Sport /

 
 

Thailand’s Koh Samui set to reopen to tourists as of 1st July

With visitors having been kept away for several months to curb COVID-19 infections, Ratchaporn Phoonsawas, President of the Koh Samui Tourism Promotion Association, has advised that the…

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Jun 10, 2021 ByJames Croll Safety / Tourism / Wellness /

 
 

TTA Chairman highlights need for Australia to look at other countries’ approach to post-COVID tourism

Tourism Training Australia Chairman, John Hart, recently attended the Tourism Recovery Summit in Riyadh as a virtual attendee and was confronted with other countries in attendance talking…

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Jun 9, 2021 Safety / Tourism /

 
 

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