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New UNWTO report on global travel restrictions shows slowing of easing measures

One in three destinations worldwide are now completely closed to international tourism according to a newly released report from the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). While previous…

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Mar 15, 2021 Government / Safety / Tourism /


Japan’s fitness industry faces up to post-Coronavirus lockdown challenge

While the world focusses on Japan’s preparedness for the Tokyo Olympics, the nation’s Coronavirus state of emergency is also having a significant impact on its fitness…

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Feb 17, 2021 Fitness / Government / Safety /


Singapore sets sustainable targets for next 10 years

The Government of Singapore has this week released details of a national agenda on sustainable development with the unveiling of the Singapore Green Plan 2030. Introduced as a…

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Feb 13, 2021 ByKaren Sweaney Environment / Government / Parks / Recreation /


WTTC says governments should abandon notion of ‘high-risk countries’ and instead focus on ‘high-risk travellers’

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is calling for governments to abandon the concept of ‘high-risk countries’ and instead focus on how individual ‘high-risk…

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Feb 6, 2021 Government / Marketing / Safety / Tourism /


Fitness instructor’s video unwittingly shows Mynamar’s military takeover

Amid the overthrow of Myanmar's elected Government on Monday, a local fitness instructor unwittingly show the military coup taking place as she streamed her video content. As…

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Feb 2, 2021 Fitness / Government / Technology /


IOC insists Tokyo Olympics will not be cancelled because of COVID-19 pandemic

Amid speculation that Japan’s Government has privately concluded the Tokyo Olympics will have to be cancelled because of the Coronavirus pandemic, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide…

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Jan 23, 2021 Events / Finance / Government / Sport /


Reports suggest Tokyo Olympics likely to be cancelled

Media reports from the UK this week have suggested that the already postponed Tokyo Olympics will be cancelled as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. London's The Times reported that…

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Jan 22, 2021 ByNigel Benton Events / Government / Sport / Wellness /


FIFA to change Club World Cup schedule after withdrawal of Auckland City

World football governing body FIFA has announced that Qatar’s Khalifa International Stadium will no longer be used during the upcoming FIFA Club World Cup 2020™ as a result of…

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Jan 20, 2021 Government / Safety / Sport / Venues /



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