News: Parks

Australian-authored research adds evidence linking community health outcomes with access to local green space

Two newly published Australian-authored health research papers have added new weight to the growing body of evidence linking community health outcomes with access to local green space.…

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May 5, 2024 Environment / Parks / Recreation / Wellness /


World Leisure Day to explore digital horizons

Aiming to reinforce leisure as a social right and its importance in daily life, as well as to expand and promote leisure globally while recognising that barriers still exist for many…

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Apr 12, 2024 Culture / Education / Parks / Recreation / Tourism /


Emphasis on green development for Phuket’s Gardens of Eden

Situated on Bangtao Beach Phuket, a green development project ‘Gardens of Eden’ by Dubai investment capital funded Amal Development incorporates a 5,000 square-metre wellness…

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Jan 31, 2024 Design / Environment / Parks / Wellness /


Learn well, live well the theme of Dunedin’s upcoming World Leisure Congress

The Department of Tourism at the University of Otago is looking forward to its hosting of the 2023 World Leisure Congress. Being held in Dunedin from 11th to 15th December, the World…

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Oct 30, 2023 Education / Parks / Recreation / Tourism /


World Urban Parks invites entries for 2023 Awards

World Urban Parks, the international body offering advice, support and connection with urban parks, open space and recreation issues, has opened applications for its 2023 Awards program.…

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Aug 15, 2023 Marketing / Parks / Play / Recreation /


Mountain tourism report calls for use of big data and new technologies

A report jointly developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAQ) and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) shows that mountain tourism accounts for between nine and 16% of all…

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May 26, 2023 Environment / Parks / Recreation / Technology / Tourism /


Parks and Leisure Australia partners with World Urban Parks to present International Congress on Sustainable Places, Spaces, People and Habitats

Parks and Leisure Australia (PLA) is this year partners with World Urban Parks to expand its annual conference as the Joint International Congress on Sustainable Places, Spaces, People…

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Apr 22, 2023 Environment / Parks / Play / Recreation /


Korea Forest Service certifies its 7th National Forest Trail

The 138km-long Daejeon Dullesan-gil Trail was recently certified as Korea's 7th National Forest Trail by the Korea Forest Service. The national forest trail is a system authorised and…

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Nov 21, 2022 Environment / Parks / Recreation / Tourism /



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