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Aerobathon for Sport Relief

Aerobathon for Sport Relief

Date Published: Thu 27th March 2014

Last Friday’s Sports Relief Event inspired the whole country to get swimming, cycling, running or just plain active. In support of this nationwide initiative the Riviera International Centre...

Invite goes out to all for English Riviera tourism exhibition

Invite goes out to all for English Riviera tourism exhibition

Date Published: Wed 26th March 2014

Story Courtesy of Herald ExpressANYONE with any interest in Torbay’s tourism industry is invited to celebrate English Tourism Week at the annual English Riviera and South Devon Tourism and...

Hundreds of Rotarians Head for Torquay

Hundreds of Rotarians Head for Torquay

Date Published: Thu 20th March 2014

Story courtesy of Herald Express:Some 700 Rotary International delegates are in Torquay this weekend for their annual conference.The delegates from Rotary International 1090 area around the Thames...

New Conference and Business Tourism Guide to be launched at two industry events

New Conference and Business Tourism Guide to be launched at two industry events

Date Published: Mon 10th March 2014

Next week the Conference English Riviera team are heading for Birmingham and London simultaneously, to launch their brand new conference, meetings and incentive travel brochure.The brochure will cover...

Extended Opening Hours

Extended Opening Hours

Date Published: Fri 28th February 2014

Swim for Longer!We are delighted to announce that we are now operating extended opening times at Waves Leisure Pool.From Monday to Thursday we are running late night Adults Only sessions and on...

Comic array at first Torbay Fringe

Comic array at first Torbay Fringe

Date Published: Thu 27th February 2014

TORQUAY is in for a huge summer boost as some of the country's top comedians, music acts and dancers head to the resort for a first ever Riviera Fringe Festival.The week-long programme is packed with...

Torbay Businesses Embracing International Culture

Torbay Businesses Embracing International Culture

Date Published: Mon 24th February 2014

Torbay welcomes over 900 international students a year undertaking short term internships at carefully selected local businesses.  As a result local companies are able to gain new insights into...

Gym Fitness for Juniors

Gym Fitness for Juniors

Date Published: Mon 24th February 2014

Childhood obesity is regarded as one of the most serious global public health challenges for the 21st century, according to The World Health Organization. In response Torquay gym Lifestyle Health...

Riviera Centre cools down in January

Riviera Centre cools down in January

Date Published: Thu 30th January 2014

In the early hours of the 8th January a new air cooled water chiller was hoisted onto the roof of the Riviera International Conference Centre (RICC) as part of an ongoing Capital Investment...

The Riviera International Centre looks back over 2013

The Riviera International Centre looks back over 2013

Date Published: Mon 20th January 2014

Following a review of 2013 The Riviera International Centre has confirmed that whilst in many ways it was a challenging year, they have still welcomed a total of 254,500 visitors and delegates through...

UKIP return to RICC

UKIP return to RICC

Date Published: Mon 20th January 2014

The UK Independence party (UKIP) National Spring Conference 2014 will be taking place at Torquay’s Riviera International Conference Centre (RICC) next month.An estimated 1000 delegates are...

Young Farmers Return to Torquay

Young Farmers Return to Torquay

Date Published: Tue 14th January 2014

More than 4500 young farmers are set to make a welcome return to Torquay for their annual conventions in both 2015 and 2017.The Riviera International Conference Centre (RICC) is delighted to be...

New Torquay Skierg World Record Holder

New Torquay Skierg World Record Holder

Date Published: Tue 26th November 2013

Ever had the feeling you are putting in a lot of effort but getting nowhere? Well 74 year old Lifestyle Member Phil Wood has perfected this art and achieved a world record in the process.  How?...

Retirement Roadshow Comes to Torquay

Retirement Roadshow Comes to Torquay

Date Published: Tue 26th November 2013

A scintillating fun fashion show with modern music was held last Sunday by Asda staff in the Riviera International Centre at a free Retirement Roadshow hosted by the National Careline. Visitors also...

New year gala concert back in Torquay

New year gala concert back in Torquay

Date Published: Thu 7th November 2013

BACK by popular demand, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra is delighted to return to Torquay's Riviera International Centre with its celebrated New Year Johann Strauss Gala.Experience the elegance and...

Burlesque Hall of Fame 2013

Burlesque Hall of Fame 2013

Date Published: Mon 26th August 2013

Burlesque Hall of Fame 2013 Reigning Queen of Burlesque to perform in Torquay Devon. Kinky & Quirky have been running vintage events here in Torquay and South Devon since 2007 with great success....

Arsenal Soccer School Kick Starts Summer at the Riviera Centre

Arsenal Soccer School Kick Starts Summer at the Riviera Centre

Date Published: Thu 25th July 2013

Arsenal Soccer School have confirmed their recent move to the Riviera International Centre in Torquay where they have now acquired a permanent office base for the foreseeable future. “Fitness...

Facelift for Riviera International Centre

Facelift for Riviera International Centre

Date Published: Mon 8th July 2013

Mayor of Torbay, Gordon Oliver, as part of his election promise, pledged to support the Riviera International Centre and re-enforce its place as a major asset to the tourism and business conference...

Conferences applaud Torquay's Riviera Centre

Conferences applaud Torquay's Riviera Centre

Date Published: Fri 28th June 2013

Over the last couple of months the Riviera International Conference Centre has welcomed a selection of high profile conferences and events that have generated some dazzling praise, exceptional...

Over 450 people complete Torbay Body Transformation Challenge

Over 450 people complete Torbay Body Transformation Challenge

Date Published: Fri 24th May 2013

The challenge, organised by Paignton health store; 100% Health, took place over a 12 week period and enlisted 496 Torbay residents seeking a healthier lifestyle. The challenge finished on 22nd March...