News: Recreation

Adventure Travel Trade Association names new regional director for Asia as it focuses on the region’s potential

Looking to be part of adventure tourism’s growth in Asia, the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) has announced the appointment of Hannah Pearson as its new Regional Director…

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Jan 31, 2022 Recreation / Safety / Tourism /


Dubai’s AquaFun secures world record for largest inflatable aquatic play park

AquaFun- a Wibit Sports inflatable aquatic playground installed at the Jumeirah Beach Residence in Dubai, has received a Guinness World Record certificate for being the world’s…

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Jan 27, 2022 Aquatics / Play / Recreation / Waterparks /


UNSW research highlights risk factors behind South Asian migrant beach drownings

Researchers from the UNSW Sydney Beach Safety Research Group have conducted an online global survey to examine the risk factors behind beach drowning among migrants from South Asia and…

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Jan 27, 2022 Aquatics / Education / Environment / Recreation / Safety /


IAKS and FIBA agree collaboration to help better basketball facilities around the globe

World basketball governing body FIBA and IAKS, the International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities, have announced a collaboration to work closely together to help better…

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Jan 14, 2022 Design / Recreation / Sport / Venues /


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 /


Fernando Eiroa named Dubai Holding Entertainment’s new Chief Executive

Dubai Holding, the global investment company with operations in 13 countries, has named former CircusTrix Chief Executive Fernando Eiroa as the Chief Executive of Dubai Holding…

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Dec 17, 2021 Attractions / Entertainment / Recreation / Tourism /


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 /



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