News: Recreation

Independent group exercise instructors and personal trainers to pose a threat to clubs?

Leading US-based fitness educator and past FILEX speaker Sara Kooperman, has expressed fears that with the current COVID-19 pandemic having caused gyms to furlough their group exercise…

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Nov 24, 2020 Features / Finance / Fitness / Recreation / Wellness /


Singapore to host APAC Health, Fitness and Wellness Leadership Summit on 9th December

After months of online-only industry events, Singapore is to host one of South East Asia’s first live in-person event on 9th December with the staging of the Asia-Pacific Health,…

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Nov 10, 2020 Fitness / Marketing / Recreation / Wellness /


Koh Lanta transforms into one of Thailand’s most sustainable tourism destinations

A raft of innovative initiatives, buoyed by local entrepreneurs and community-based organisations, is transforming Thailand’s Koh Lanta into an exceptional environmentally-friendly…

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Nov 3, 2020 Environment / Parks / Recreation / Tourism /


World’s first Bear Grylls Explorers Camp opens in United Arab Emirates

RAK Leisure has announced that the world’s first Bear Grylls Explorers Camp has opened in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. The Bear Grylls Explorers Camp (BGEC) is set in an expansive…

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Oct 26, 2020 Attractions / Environment / Recreation / Safety / Tourism /


Germany’s FSB Trade Fair commits to October dates in 2021

Looking to play “a decisive role in the post-COVID era in showing solutions and trends for resumed future success” the organisers of Germany’s FSB, the International Trade…

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Oct 16, 2020 Aquatics / Events / Recreation / Safety / Sport /


Asia’s wellness market set to be world’s largest by 2023

The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has advised that Asia’s physical activity market - currently worth US$240 billion - is the world’s growth leader and will overtake North…

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Oct 15, 2020 Fitness / Marketing / Recreation / Wellness /


Asia’s largest surf park opens in South Korea

Wave Park, Asia’s largest surf park, has been officially opened by Spanish Engineering Company Wavegarden and Daewon Plus Group with a formal ceremony and a testing surf session in…

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Oct 13, 2020 Attractions / Recreation / Tourism / Venues / Waterparks /


World Leisure releases 2020 Charter for Leisure

The World Leisure Organisation has released an updated Charter for Leisure, designed to guide leisure policy development at community, state, national and international levels. The third…

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Oct 13, 2020 Culture / Education / Environment / Recreation / Tourism /



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