News: Parks

Multi-generational wellness garden in Singapore’s East Coast Park to be launched as of the end of 2023

KPMG in Singapore has partnered with Singapore’s National Parks Board (NParks) to develop a first-of-its-kind multigenerational Wellness Garden at East Coast Park, anticipated to be…

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Jan 12, 2022 Fitness / Parks / Play / Recreation / Wellness /

 
 

Abu Dhabi authorities launch ‘Active Parks’ community fitness program

Authorities in Abu Dhabi have announced a new community fitness program to encourage people to exercise regularly and pursue an active, outdoor lifestyle by leveraging the Emirate’s…

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Dec 30, 2021 Fitness / Parks / Recreation / Wellness /

 
 

Tributes paid to Singapore’s first Parks Commissioner Wong Yew Kwan

The death of Singapore's first Commissioner of Parks and Recreation, Wong Yew Kwan, has prompted a range of tributes, including from the nation’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.…

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Dec 16, 2021 Parks / Recreation /

 
 

National Geographic recognises Adelaide as a top sustainable destination city

The latest National Geographic Traveller has named Adelaide as one of the world’s best sustainable destinations for 2022 - one of only two Australian destinations to…

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Dec 1, 2021 Attractions / Environment / Parks /

 
 

World Urban Parks announces partnership with International horticultural producers to promote greener cities

The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) and World Urban Parks (WUP) have announced the signing of a statement of collaboration that formalises their global…

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Nov 1, 2021 Environment / Parks / Recreation /

 
 

Work to commence on US$175 million Oman Botanic Garden

With a planned completion date in 2023, work has commenced on the US$175 million national botanic garden project in the Sultanate of Oman. Set to be the largest centre of its kind in the…

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Aug 24, 2021 ByNigel Benton Attractions / Environment / Parks / Tourism /

 
 

ParkRoyal Collection Marina Bay transforms into Singapore’s first ‘Garden-in-a-Hotel’

Following a US$33 million overhaul, ParkRoyal Collection Marina Bay, owned by Pan Pacific Hotels Group, has completed its transformation into Singapore's first…

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Aug 4, 2021 Environment / Hospitality / Parks / Tourism / Wellness /

 
 

Global study of parks and gardens spotlights value of urban green space

An international study of parks and gardens, published in Science Advances, finds that while the city park may be an artificial ecosystem, it plays a key role in the environment and our…

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Jul 12, 2021 Environment / Parks / Recreation / Wellness /

 
 

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