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Richard Branson news

A battle to save Virgin Active is continuing, as the company works to secure a
Virgin Active investors are understood to be preparing a £60m+ funding injection into the fitness
Virgin Active has become the latest big-box operator to signal its intention to raise cash
Richard Branson has unveiled Virgin’s first cruise ship – called The Scarlett Lady – kicking
The current trend of incorporating wellness into design shows no signs of stopping as renderings
Sir Richard Branson and his aerospace company, Virgin Galactic, have conducted a second successful test
Crown Sport Lockers (UK) Ltd
Crown Sport Lockers (UK) Ltd
The UK has spent most of the year in lockdown but finally, clubs are beginning
Virgin Group has confirmed plans to open a hotel in Edinburgh, Scotland – the group’s
Those eagerly anticipating the colonisation of the Moon will be delighted to know they’ll be
The space tourism race is well underway, after SpaceX CEO Elon Musk revealed two customers
The Virgin Group has increased its involvement in the fitness and exercise sector with the
It’s one small step for Sir Richard Branson’s intergalactic ambitions and what could prove to
A major Chinese investor is hoping to pip Richard Branson to the post in the
FIBO Exhibition
FIBO Exhibition
The industry is eagerly awaiting the reopening of health clubs and leisure centres in another
US space agency NASA is preparing to explore the feasibility of expandable habitats, or inflatable
A German artist and a Zurich hotel specialising in creating “special experiences” have collaborated to
Sir Richard Branson’s intergalactic ambitions have taken flight once more, after Virgin Galactic unveiled an
Somadome, the company behind a colour therapy meditation pod, has announced plans for international growth
Multi-national conglomerate Virgin has announced its first branded hotel has achieved LEED Gold Certification, with
Any suspicions that the boutique studio boom is stealing the thunder of fast-growing budget gyms
fibodo Limited
fibodo Limited
With gyms and leisure centres in England reopened, and the rest of the UK due
Virgin Active has continued its three-year, £100m investment in its UK portfolio with the unveiling
Virgin Active founder Sir Richard Branson has announced the gym chain is gearing up for
Virgin Hotels has announced plans to open a new 200-bedroom hotel in the Design District
Global fitness chain Virgin Active has been sold to South African investment firm Brait. Virgin
The first Virgin-branded hotel has opened in Chicago’s Loop district in the 26-storey Old Dearborn
Virtual fitness classes will form a cornerstone of Virgin Active’s member offering for 2015, as
Pure Gym, Xercise4Less and The Gym Group have all been named on the Sunday Times
Speculation is once again rife of a high-profile IPO for Virgin Active, although this time
Richard Branson’s Virgin Group is planning to ‘shake up’ the cruise line sector with the
The UK’s bid to become a space tourism hotspot has taken a ‘giant leap’ forward,
Virgin boss Richard Branson has backed National Trust plans to buy Bantham beach and the
The growth in prominence of social media has opened up an array of marketing opportunities
Virgin Active is lining up a potential £1bn-plus float or sale, with the company close
The government has backed plans for a four-fold expansion of the UK space industry, with
UK-based health club chains Virgin Active and David Lloyd Leisure are leading the charge of
International singing star Katherine Jenkins will lead a renewed drive to attract overseas visitors to
Quoted exclusively in the latest edition of Spa Business magazine, Michael Tompkins, CEO of Miraval
Virgin Active is investing £100m in its UK sites over the next three years as
The WHOLE WORLD Water campaign is gathering pace, with more operators signing up to the
Virgin America has announced the addition of a new service to its flights, allowing passengers
Sustainable tourism expert Costas Christ is to join Six Senses as sustainability ambassador – reinforcing
Virgin Hotels has announced the location of their new hotel set to be unveiled in
Miha Bodytec GmbH
Miha Bodytec GmbH
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HCM Magazine
Policy
As our sector starts to recover, there will be changes in the needs of communities, consumers and the provision of opportunities. To explore this subject we hosted a virtual round table to better understand views on key workforce questions
HCM Magazine
HCM People
We see a world where every major city has access to Solo 60
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Come join the party!
HCM Magazine
Facilities
Choosing the right flooring is critical for gym and health club operators. Suppliers share their latest news, tips and product launches to help you choose wisely
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Daniel Jones is the brains behind Orbit4, the world’s first digital ecosystem to manage and facilitate the entire commercial fitness product cycle. We caught up with him at Orbit4 HQ in Cheshire
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
HCM Magazine
HCM People
When women train on half-truths and crap science it’s painfully limiting
HCM Magazine
HCM magazine
Policy
The health and fitness industry felt as though it wasn’t invited to its own party when news of the government’s Fit Miles programme broke. But what does it actually mean and is it good or bad news for the sector? Kath Hudson investigates
HCM magazine
Supplier showcase
Switzerland’s no frills chain, NonStop Gym, has appointed Funxtion to create its member training app, as CEO Ernst De Neef explains
HCM magazine
Hospitality
Fitness, wellness and recovery are driving new investments in the hotel and resorts market, with Kerzner the latest to enter this space, as Megan Whitby reports
HCM magazine
As the industry enters a phase of regrowth following the loss of members during lockdown, it’s crucial to understand customer acquisition cost versus the lifetime value of each customer, as Paul Bedford and Jamie Owens explain
HCM magazine
Consumer research has shown a population-wide surge in interest in reducing lockdown weight gain and getting fitter. Is the industry ready and willing to put its hand up to help people with weight loss? Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
When we questioned our customers on what they liked about The Claremont Club, they all mentioned that we were helping people who were in dire need
HCM magazine
The industry can be the catalyst for recovery from the pandemic, as well as addressing many of the underlying issues which enabled COVID-19 to wreak such havoc
HCM magazine
Physical activity gives structure and meaning to people’s lives, according to new research
HCM magazine
Moving Communities is our chance to demonstrate our value and develop a universal service for all, argues Martyn Allison
HCM magazine
CV kit has been fully connective for some time, but with the rise of the hybrid gym goer, what are strength suppliers doing to meet the demand for a fully connected offer?
HCM magazine
We’re about to launch Thrive, a class-leading co-living platform and we’ll continue our growth by developing world-class branded hotels. We love to explore anything that has a roof
HCM magazine
HCM people

Andy McGlynn

Founder, GSquared
Once we grow beyond Manchester we’ll go head to head with Equinox and Third Space
HCM magazine
Opinion
promotion
While much of the fitness industry has reopened its doors across the UK over the past weeks, many members are yet to return.
Opinion: Re-engaging your post-lockdown absent members
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Celebrating the return of group exercise – Les Mills to host free ‘Fastest Way Back’ livestream event for the industry
Last month (May) saw the welcomed return of group exercise classes. Group exercise is the heartbeat for so many clubs, with in-studio and instructor-led live experiences at the pinnacle.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Active IQ launches two industry-ready health and fitness diplomas
Active IQ has launched two new qualifications – the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Fitness and Level 3 Diploma in Health and Fitness – to help engage learners in an industry-ready training experience that can be tailored to suit local employer needs.
Featured operators news
Featured operator news: Everyone Active generates £342m in social value
Award-winning leisure operator Everyone Active generated £342million in social value at its sites across the country in 2019/20.
Featured operators news
Featured operator news: Being active helps Parkwood Leisure customers save the NHS £16m
Parkwood Leisure, one of the UK’s leading public leisure facilities operators, helped prevent more than 7,000 cases of stroke, dementia, depression and type 2 diabetes in 2019, saving the NHS £16 million, a new social value report has shown.
Company profiles
Company profile: Venueserve Fitness
Venueserve Fitness is an easy-to-use, low-cost web- and mobile online exercise platform, already being used ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Pendex Fisio S.L.
Pendex programmes are delivered using 12 smart training machines, the design of which correlates with ...
Catalogue Gallery
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Uniforms
Service Sport: Uniforms
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Management software
fibodo Limited: Management software
Fitness equipment
Octane Fitness: Fitness equipment
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Exercise equipment
Power Plate: Exercise equipment
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Property & Tenders
Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire County Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
12 Jun 2021
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
13-14 Jun 2021
Online,
Diary dates
01-04 Jul 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
18-19 Sep 2021
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2021
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
28-29 Sep 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
04-07 Nov 2021
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates

Richard Branson news

A battle to save Virgin Active is continuing, as the company works to secure a
Virgin Active investors are understood to be preparing a £60m+ funding injection into the fitness
Virgin Active has become the latest big-box operator to signal its intention to raise cash
Richard Branson has unveiled Virgin’s first cruise ship – called The Scarlett Lady – kicking
The current trend of incorporating wellness into design shows no signs of stopping as renderings
Sir Richard Branson and his aerospace company, Virgin Galactic, have conducted a second successful test
Crown Sport Lockers (UK) Ltd
Crown Sport Lockers (UK) Ltd
The UK has spent most of the year in lockdown but finally, clubs are beginning
Virgin Group has confirmed plans to open a hotel in Edinburgh, Scotland – the group’s
Those eagerly anticipating the colonisation of the Moon will be delighted to know they’ll be
The space tourism race is well underway, after SpaceX CEO Elon Musk revealed two customers
The Virgin Group has increased its involvement in the fitness and exercise sector with the
It’s one small step for Sir Richard Branson’s intergalactic ambitions and what could prove to
A major Chinese investor is hoping to pip Richard Branson to the post in the
FIBO Exhibition
FIBO Exhibition
The industry is eagerly awaiting the reopening of health clubs and leisure centres in another
US space agency NASA is preparing to explore the feasibility of expandable habitats, or inflatable
A German artist and a Zurich hotel specialising in creating “special experiences” have collaborated to
Sir Richard Branson’s intergalactic ambitions have taken flight once more, after Virgin Galactic unveiled an
Somadome, the company behind a colour therapy meditation pod, has announced plans for international growth
Multi-national conglomerate Virgin has announced its first branded hotel has achieved LEED Gold Certification, with
Any suspicions that the boutique studio boom is stealing the thunder of fast-growing budget gyms
fibodo Limited
fibodo Limited
With gyms and leisure centres in England reopened, and the rest of the UK due
Virgin Active has continued its three-year, £100m investment in its UK portfolio with the unveiling
Virgin Active founder Sir Richard Branson has announced the gym chain is gearing up for
Virgin Hotels has announced plans to open a new 200-bedroom hotel in the Design District
Global fitness chain Virgin Active has been sold to South African investment firm Brait. Virgin
The first Virgin-branded hotel has opened in Chicago’s Loop district in the 26-storey Old Dearborn
Virtual fitness classes will form a cornerstone of Virgin Active’s member offering for 2015, as
Pure Gym, Xercise4Less and The Gym Group have all been named on the Sunday Times
Speculation is once again rife of a high-profile IPO for Virgin Active, although this time
Richard Branson’s Virgin Group is planning to ‘shake up’ the cruise line sector with the
The UK’s bid to become a space tourism hotspot has taken a ‘giant leap’ forward,
Virgin boss Richard Branson has backed National Trust plans to buy Bantham beach and the
The growth in prominence of social media has opened up an array of marketing opportunities
Virgin Active is lining up a potential £1bn-plus float or sale, with the company close
The government has backed plans for a four-fold expansion of the UK space industry, with
UK-based health club chains Virgin Active and David Lloyd Leisure are leading the charge of
International singing star Katherine Jenkins will lead a renewed drive to attract overseas visitors to
Quoted exclusively in the latest edition of Spa Business magazine, Michael Tompkins, CEO of Miraval
Virgin Active is investing £100m in its UK sites over the next three years as
The WHOLE WORLD Water campaign is gathering pace, with more operators signing up to the
Virgin America has announced the addition of a new service to its flights, allowing passengers
Sustainable tourism expert Costas Christ is to join Six Senses as sustainability ambassador – reinforcing
Virgin Hotels has announced the location of their new hotel set to be unveiled in
Miha Bodytec GmbH
Miha Bodytec GmbH
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HCM Magazine
Policy
As our sector starts to recover, there will be changes in the needs of communities, consumers and the provision of opportunities. To explore this subject we hosted a virtual round table to better understand views on key workforce questions
HCM Magazine
HCM People
We see a world where every major city has access to Solo 60
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Come join the party!
HCM Magazine
Facilities
Choosing the right flooring is critical for gym and health club operators. Suppliers share their latest news, tips and product launches to help you choose wisely
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Daniel Jones is the brains behind Orbit4, the world’s first digital ecosystem to manage and facilitate the entire commercial fitness product cycle. We caught up with him at Orbit4 HQ in Cheshire
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
HCM Magazine
HCM People
When women train on half-truths and crap science it’s painfully limiting
HCM Magazine
HCM magazine
As the industry enters a phase of regrowth following the loss of members during lockdown, it’s crucial to understand customer acquisition cost versus the lifetime value of each customer, as Paul Bedford and Jamie Owens explain
HCM magazine
Consumer research has shown a population-wide surge in interest in reducing lockdown weight gain and getting fitter. Is the industry ready and willing to put its hand up to help people with weight loss? Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
When we questioned our customers on what they liked about The Claremont Club, they all mentioned that we were helping people who were in dire need
HCM magazine
The industry can be the catalyst for recovery from the pandemic, as well as addressing many of the underlying issues which enabled COVID-19 to wreak such havoc
HCM magazine
Physical activity gives structure and meaning to people’s lives, according to new research
HCM magazine
Moving Communities is our chance to demonstrate our value and develop a universal service for all, argues Martyn Allison
HCM magazine
CV kit has been fully connective for some time, but with the rise of the hybrid gym goer, what are strength suppliers doing to meet the demand for a fully connected offer?
HCM magazine
We’re about to launch Thrive, a class-leading co-living platform and we’ll continue our growth by developing world-class branded hotels. We love to explore anything that has a roof
HCM magazine
HCM people

Andy McGlynn

Founder, GSquared
Once we grow beyond Manchester we’ll go head to head with Equinox and Third Space
HCM magazine
Opinion
promotion
While much of the fitness industry has reopened its doors across the UK over the past weeks, many members are yet to return.
Opinion: Re-engaging your post-lockdown absent members
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Celebrating the return of group exercise – Les Mills to host free ‘Fastest Way Back’ livestream event for the industry
Last month (May) saw the welcomed return of group exercise classes. Group exercise is the heartbeat for so many clubs, with in-studio and instructor-led live experiences at the pinnacle.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Active IQ launches two industry-ready health and fitness diplomas
Active IQ has launched two new qualifications – the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Fitness and Level 3 Diploma in Health and Fitness – to help engage learners in an industry-ready training experience that can be tailored to suit local employer needs.
Featured operators news
Featured operator news: Everyone Active generates £342m in social value
Award-winning leisure operator Everyone Active generated £342million in social value at its sites across the country in 2019/20.
Featured operators news
Featured operator news: Being active helps Parkwood Leisure customers save the NHS £16m
Parkwood Leisure, one of the UK’s leading public leisure facilities operators, helped prevent more than 7,000 cases of stroke, dementia, depression and type 2 diabetes in 2019, saving the NHS £16 million, a new social value report has shown.
Company profiles
Company profile: Venueserve Fitness
Venueserve Fitness is an easy-to-use, low-cost web- and mobile online exercise platform, already being used ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Pendex Fisio S.L.
Pendex programmes are delivered using 12 smart training machines, the design of which correlates with ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Uniforms
Service Sport: Uniforms
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Management software
fibodo Limited: Management software
Fitness equipment
Octane Fitness: Fitness equipment
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Exercise equipment
Power Plate: Exercise equipment
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Property & Tenders
Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire County Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
12 Jun 2021
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
13-14 Jun 2021
Online,
Diary dates
01-04 Jul 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
18-19 Sep 2021
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2021
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
28-29 Sep 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
04-07 Nov 2021
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
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