News: Features

Record-breaking climbing season underway on Mount Everest

Mountaineers and trekkers have swarmed into the Himalayas region for the Mount Everest spring 2023 climbing season, among them, a handful of climbers attempting to break a few records. Two…

read more

Apr 15, 2023 ByDan Stretch Features / Safety / Tourism /


The Potential of New Technology for Fitness

Like many industries, the global health and fitness sector was dramatically affected by the pandemic. Although gym closures had a massive impact on overall industry revenue - an estimated…

read more

Sep 23, 2022 ByShawn Zeng Features /


Five sales tips to turbocharge gym and fitness club conversion rates

As anyone who works in gym sales will tell you, there’s often something of a chasm between what prospects say they’re going to do and what they actually end up doing.…

read more

Mar 13, 2022 ByIan Mullane Billing / Features / Fitness / Marketing / Technology /


Challenge to build a more sustainable mountain tourism industry

The world’s mountains have long attracted visitors for their scenic beauty, sports opportunities and rich cultural heritage. And for many rural mountain communities, tourism is a…

read more

Dec 30, 2021 Features /


Looking back on the UN Year of Sustainable Tourism

Four years on from the United Nations’ 2017 Year of Sustainable Tourism, what were its results and implications. It has been the mission of the UN, and specifically the United…

read more

Oct 21, 2021 ByMichael Palmer Environment / Features / Recreation / Tourism /


When sporting icons opening up about mental health

Mental health has long been considered a stigma for the human race. Despite technological and other advancements, society has not been able to come out of certain misconceptions around the…

read more

Aug 13, 2021 ByKunal Sawhney Features / Sport / Wellness /


Abu Dhabi to restrict access to public places to vaccinated people only

The Abu Dhabi Government has advised that it will restrict access to a selection of public places to vaccinated people only as of late August. Announced by the from the Abu Dhabi…

read more

Jun 29, 2021 ByKaren Sweaney Features / Government / Safety / Tourism / Venues /


COVID lockdowns and their impact on Japan’s already struggling fitness industry

With Japanese Prime Minister Yoshida Suga announcing that the country would be extending its state of emergency by one month, ending on 7th March, as it handles country's third wave of…

read more

Feb 17, 2021 ByRichard Young Features /



Receive all the latest leisure news, product and event updates from across Asia when it launches later this year.