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Tourism, sustainability and the Rio Olympics

| As thousands of tourists prepare to descend on Rio de Janeiro when it hosts the 2016 summer Olympic Games, much focus has been on how sustainable and ‘green’ the games will be | It is worth reflecting that four years ago, as London prepared to welcome the Olympics, Rio was the location for the Rio +20 Conference (so named as it was twenty years earlier that the same city held the 1992 Earth summit). The United Nations brought together world leaders, along with thousands of participants from governments, the private sector, NGOs…

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Fifth Annual GSN sustainability awards open for nominations!

Do you work in the spa, health and wellness industry and have made a contribution to sustainability? In today’s society there is a balance between economic, social and environmental pressures and in business the environmentally friendly, sustainable approach does not always win out. If you have managed to find a way to improve the sustainability of your business, then here is your chance to be recognised for that achievement. The 5th Annual GSN Sustainability Awards are open for nominations before June 15, 2016 through the GSN wesbite. This year’s achievements…

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New Ryze trampolining centre planned for Dundee, Scotland

Some ‘good old fashioned fun’ for Dundee. Ryze is set to bring a £3 million indoor trampoline park to an undisclosed location in Dundee, with the creation of up to 70 jobs. The aim is to open by the end of 2016. The company has announced that it intends to offer a cafe, chocolate factory and a ‘ninja park’ obstacle course. Ryze has affiliated sites in Asia and the US, and plans to expand its operation across Europe, it already has sites in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Source: The Courier

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