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AI-powered retention platform Keepme secures US$1.7 million investment

AI-powered sales and marketing platform Keepme has announced that is has secured an initial round of $1.7 million in funding that will be used to support product development and business…

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Sep 9, 2020 Billing / Finance / Fitness / Technology /


IOC’s Coates pledges that Tokyo Olympics will go ahead ‘with or without COVID’

With next year's Tokyo Olympics identified as the most expensive Summer Games on record, International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice-President, John Coates has said that the Games will…

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Sep 8, 2020 ByNigel Benton Events / Finance / Sport / Venues /


New research points to Phuket’s hospitality industry reaching breaking point

New research by consulting group C9 Hotelworks points to Phuket’s hospitality industry reaching breaking point with economic support from the Thai Government urgently needed for it to…

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Sep 8, 2020 Finance / Hospitality / Safety / Tourism /


Snap Fitness aims to raise more than $50,000 to support mental health initiatives

Coinciding with International Mental Health Month in October, Snap Fitness Australia is partnering with mental health charity, LIVIN to raise vital funds and awareness to support…

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Sep 3, 2020 Events / Finance / Fitness / Wellness /


Thailand faces tourism industry risk

Facing a dramatic downturn in overseas visitor arrivals due to Coronavirus restrictions, the Bank of Thailand has warned that the nation's tourism industry will face greater risks next…

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Sep 1, 2020 Finance / Tourism /


Jetts Fitness looks to ongoing growth in Thailand

Looking beyond the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, Jetts Fitness is looking to continue the expansion of its operations in Thailand. As reported this week by the Bangkok Post, Fitness…

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Aug 28, 2020 Finance / Fitness / Marketing / Wellness /


United Nations Secretary-General highlights the scale of world tourism’s crisis

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that the Coronavirus pandemic puts as many as 100 million direct jobs in global tourism as risk. Speaking overnight, and…

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Aug 26, 2020 ByNigel Benton Finance / Tourism /


Games broadcaster says chances of Tokyo Olympics being staged in 2021 are ‘50-50 at best’

James Warburton, Chief Executive of Seven West Media, owner of the Seven Network, has cast doubt on whether the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be held next years. With Seven holding the…

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Aug 25, 2020 Events / Finance / Sport / Venues /



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