GET HCM
magazine
Sign up for the FREE digital edition of HCM magazine and also get the HCM ezine and breaking news email alerts.
Not right now, thanksclose this window
JP Lennard
JP Lennard
JP Lennard
Follow Health Club Management on Twitter Like Health Club Management on Facebook Join the discussion with Health Club Management on LinkedIn Follow Health Club Management on Instagram
UNITING THE WORLD OF FITNESS
Health Club Management

Health Club Management

News

Music-themed Madame Tussauds coming to Nashville in 2017

Merlin Entertainments has announced plans for a music-themed Madame Tussauds waxworks attraction to open in Nashville, Tennessee, in 2017.

The 22nd Madame Tussauds worldwide and the seventh in the US, the new attraction will strike a chord in a city famous for its music, following the theme of “Soundtrack of America” – celebrating iconic musicians from past and present.

Among the 45 waxworks on display will be the likes of Carrie Underwood, Stevie Wonder and Johnny Cash. The museum operated by Merlin will open at Nashville’s Opry Mills mall in Q1 next year.

“We couldn’t be more excited to open the first Madame Tussauds in Tennessee in a little over a year,” said Ben Thompson, Merlin’s senior marketing director of new openings and acquisitions.

“This fun and unique attraction will highlight milestone moments from historical to contemporary music – both from around the country and in Nashville.”

Sign up here to get HCM's weekly ezine and every issue of HCM magazine free on digital.
Merlin Entertainments has announced plans for a music-themed Madame Tussauds waxworks attraction to open in Nashville, Tennessee, in 2017.
VAT
THUMB9191_815135.jpg
Latest News
Boutique chain Trib3 will become one of the first fitness operators to establish a presence ...
Latest News
At-home fitness brand NordicTrack from iFIT has launched what it says are the first voice-controlled, ...
Latest News
The Workforce State of Mind Survey, now in its second year, has begun to gather ...
Latest News
Wellness operator and fit tech company, LIT Method, (low-intensity training) is ramping up expansion after ...
Latest News
Planet Fitness has signed an agreement to acquire Sunshine Fitness – an operator of 114 ...
Latest News
People living in London have been advised to avoid or reduce strenuous exercise today (Friday ...
Latest News
A marketing partnership between fitness marketplace Hussle and fast-food giant McDonald's resulted in a significant ...
Latest News
The UK government should encourage – and make it easier – for doctors and other ...
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Life Fitness has launched a new mobile app, called Life Fitness Connect, to provide the ultimate workout experience
HCM Magazine
Promotion
Fitness First Germany has upgraded its members’ gym floor training experience with the rollout of Funxtion’s Multiscreen Virtual Player
HCM Magazine
Statistics
New research from tech firm Mindbody gives insights into the state of the US health and fitness market, as Lauren McAlister reports
HCM Magazine
Interview
SATS is on a mission to help people of all ages become healthier and happier, with a focus on creating a product where the barriers to entry are low and the value to society high. Its CEO speaks to Kate Cracknell
HCM Magazine
Standards
EuropeActive and the European Committee for Standardisation are launching new standards for a wide range of health club operations, as Cliff Collins explains
HCM Magazine
Interview
‘People are choosing bricks and mortar, and they’re coming back faster than we’ve ever seen.’ The CEO of Planet Fitness speaks to Kate Cracknell
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Leisure operators should embrace activity to engage members says Jenny Patrickson, managing director of Active IQ
HCM Magazine
HCM magazine
Despite the renewed interest in health, a proportion of people remain nervous about going back to health clubs because of infection levels in the wider community. Would making adjustments to pricing help overcome these barriers? Kath Hudson investigates
HCM magazine
Premier Gym + Fitness, based in Newton Abbot, Devon, has opened its doors to the public thanks to the help and support of Pulse Fitness
HCM magazine
As we wrap up 2021, flooring suppliers share their most exciting projects and launches from the past year
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Quoox throws down the gauntlet in fitness software arena
An increasing number of gym and studio owners are realising that the days of them needing six, eight or 10 pieces of expensive, disjointed and barely adequate software to operate their business is a thing of the past.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Connected Health & Fitness Summit scheduled for March 2022
Covid-19 has accelerated digital transformation within the fitness industry, and there isn’t a fitness brand or business that hasn’t been forced to adapt or pivot to digital.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Double Olympic Champion Rebecca Adlington breaks ground ahead of new Rainham Leisure Centre
Everyone Active has got the New Year off to a flying start as it begins work on the brand new Rainham Leisure Centre.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Innovative experience TAGactive launched at Everyone Active
Everyone Active opened its first TAGactive Arena at Lammas Leisure Centre on Bank Holiday Monday, January 3.
Video Gallery
Total Vibration Solutions / Floors 4 Gyms / TVS Sports Surfaces
Mindbody, Inc
Les Mills
Company profiles
Company profile: Safe Space Lockers
We provide a full turn-key solution for clients from design and consultation, through to bespoke ...
Company profiles
Company profile: miha bodytec
Founded in 2007 in Gersthofen, Germany, miha bodytec is the market-leading supplier of Electro Muscle ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Pulse Fitness: The premium touch
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
On demand
Fitness On Demand: On demand
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Property & Tenders
Bilborough, Nottingham
Bilborough College
Property & Tenders
Welwyn Garden City
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
01-03 Feb 2022
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
07-10 Apr 2022
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates

News

Music-themed Madame Tussauds coming to Nashville in 2017

Merlin Entertainments has announced plans for a music-themed Madame Tussauds waxworks attraction to open in Nashville, Tennessee, in 2017.

The 22nd Madame Tussauds worldwide and the seventh in the US, the new attraction will strike a chord in a city famous for its music, following the theme of “Soundtrack of America” – celebrating iconic musicians from past and present.

Among the 45 waxworks on display will be the likes of Carrie Underwood, Stevie Wonder and Johnny Cash. The museum operated by Merlin will open at Nashville’s Opry Mills mall in Q1 next year.

“We couldn’t be more excited to open the first Madame Tussauds in Tennessee in a little over a year,” said Ben Thompson, Merlin’s senior marketing director of new openings and acquisitions.

“This fun and unique attraction will highlight milestone moments from historical to contemporary music – both from around the country and in Nashville.”

Sign up here to get HCM's weekly ezine and every issue of HCM magazine free on digital.
Merlin Entertainments has announced plans for a music-themed Madame Tussauds waxworks attraction to open in Nashville, Tennessee, in 2017.
VAT
THUMB9191_815135.jpg

News

Boutique chain Trib3 will become one of the first fitness operators to establish a presence
At-home fitness brand NordicTrack from iFIT has launched what it says are the first voice-controlled,
The Workforce State of Mind Survey, now in its second year, has begun to gather
Wellness operator and fit tech company, LIT Method, (low-intensity training) is ramping up expansion after
Planet Fitness has signed an agreement to acquire Sunshine Fitness – an operator of 114
People living in London have been advised to avoid or reduce strenuous exercise today (Friday
FIBO Exhibition
FIBO Exhibition
Known for its innovation and for providing one of the the most comprehensive gym and
A marketing partnership between fitness marketplace Hussle and fast-food giant McDonald's resulted in a significant
The UK government should encourage – and make it easier – for doctors and other
Mark Sesnan, co-founder and CEO of GLL, has been awarded an OBE in the New
4 Global – a partner in the Moving Communities initiative – has completed an initial public
Myzone has secured a US$17.2m worth of investment from growth capital investor BGF – a
The Cleveland Clinic’s chief wellness officer Michael Roizen predicts longevity will become the next major
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
The ‘health seeker’ is a term being used a lot within fitness right now, as
Physically active people are 50 per cent more likely to develop higher levels of antibodies
United Fitness Brands (UFB) has added London-based operator Triyoga to its portfolio. Triyoga, which operates
Wearable technology, outdoor exercise activities and strength training are among the trends expected to shape
COVID-19 is accelerating interest in wellness as more consumers have been faced with the importance
The number of positive COVID-19 cases among people who have visited health clubs across Europe
HCM has confirmed that the UK government's £1bn support package for the hospitality and leisure
Precor UK
Precor UK
Covid-19 has accelerated digital transformation within the fitness industry by at least a decade, and
The Gym Group has opened five clubs in one day to reach 200 sites in
UK Active has sent letters to three government departments, asking for them to provide the
Fitness On Demand
Fitness On Demand
1 - 20 of 12,127
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Life Fitness has launched a new mobile app, called Life Fitness Connect, to provide the ultimate workout experience
HCM Magazine
Promotion
Fitness First Germany has upgraded its members’ gym floor training experience with the rollout of Funxtion’s Multiscreen Virtual Player
HCM Magazine
Statistics
New research from tech firm Mindbody gives insights into the state of the US health and fitness market, as Lauren McAlister reports
HCM Magazine
Interview
SATS is on a mission to help people of all ages become healthier and happier, with a focus on creating a product where the barriers to entry are low and the value to society high. Its CEO speaks to Kate Cracknell
HCM Magazine
Standards
EuropeActive and the European Committee for Standardisation are launching new standards for a wide range of health club operations, as Cliff Collins explains
HCM Magazine
Interview
‘People are choosing bricks and mortar, and they’re coming back faster than we’ve ever seen.’ The CEO of Planet Fitness speaks to Kate Cracknell
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Leisure operators should embrace activity to engage members says Jenny Patrickson, managing director of Active IQ
HCM Magazine
HCM magazine
Despite the renewed interest in health, a proportion of people remain nervous about going back to health clubs because of infection levels in the wider community. Would making adjustments to pricing help overcome these barriers? Kath Hudson investigates
HCM magazine
Premier Gym + Fitness, based in Newton Abbot, Devon, has opened its doors to the public thanks to the help and support of Pulse Fitness
HCM magazine
As we wrap up 2021, flooring suppliers share their most exciting projects and launches from the past year
HCM magazine
Exercise has been found to power up the body’s production of endocannabinoids and reduce chronic inflammation, explains Tom Walker
HCM magazine
HCM People

Alex Nicholl

MD, Sweat by BXR
We were fortunate to be approached by Sheikh Mohammed – a Qatari entrepreneur – to develop the club
HCM magazine
Code Fitness has partnered with body composition experts Tanita to put analysis at the heart of its programmes
HCM magazine
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
HCM magazine
With a business model that fuses art, fitness and music, RSG’s flagship brand – John Reed – has opened its first location in the UK, as Liz Terry reports
HCM magazine
The pandemic brought business as we knew it to a standstill. But not for long. Software companies were quick to provide solutions to help clubs adapt and now these are here to stay. Suppliers tell HCM how the pandemic is changing the industry for the better
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Quoox throws down the gauntlet in fitness software arena
An increasing number of gym and studio owners are realising that the days of them needing six, eight or 10 pieces of expensive, disjointed and barely adequate software to operate their business is a thing of the past.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Connected Health & Fitness Summit scheduled for March 2022
Covid-19 has accelerated digital transformation within the fitness industry, and there isn’t a fitness brand or business that hasn’t been forced to adapt or pivot to digital.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Double Olympic Champion Rebecca Adlington breaks ground ahead of new Rainham Leisure Centre
Everyone Active has got the New Year off to a flying start as it begins work on the brand new Rainham Leisure Centre.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Innovative experience TAGactive launched at Everyone Active
Everyone Active opened its first TAGactive Arena at Lammas Leisure Centre on Bank Holiday Monday, January 3.
Video Gallery
Total Vibration Solutions / Floors 4 Gyms / TVS Sports Surfaces
Mindbody, Inc
Les Mills
Company profiles
Company profile: Safe Space Lockers
We provide a full turn-key solution for clients from design and consultation, through to bespoke ...
Company profiles
Company profile: miha bodytec
Founded in 2007 in Gersthofen, Germany, miha bodytec is the market-leading supplier of Electro Muscle ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Pulse Fitness: The premium touch
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
On demand
Fitness On Demand: On demand
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Property & Tenders
Bilborough, Nottingham
Bilborough College
Property & Tenders
Welwyn Garden City
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
01-03 Feb 2022
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
07-10 Apr 2022
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
Search news, features & products:
Find a supplier:
JP Lennard
JP Lennard
Partner sites