03 Mar 2015 World leisure: news, training & property
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Marketing Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Alicante, Spain
Company: Pavigym

International Hospitality and Spa Management (MBA)
Salary: -
Location: Austria
Company: FH Joanneum University
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £16,962 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata
Location: City of Westminster, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Lifeguard (Training offered)
Salary: Up to £16,962 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata
Location: City of Westminster, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Catering Assistant
Salary: Up to £6.97 an hour
Location: Up to £6.97 an hour, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £14,135 per annum (39 hours a week pro rata)
Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Customer Relations/Sales Manager
Salary: £21000 per annum + 22 days holiday, gym membership
Location: Surrey, England
Company: Fusion Lifestyle
General Manager
Salary: up to £35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
General Manager
Salary: $55,000 tax free salary
Location: Beirut
Company: Lifestyles Health and Fitness
Head of Service (Leisure Service Operations)
Salary: £56,819 - £62,639 pa
Location: Trowbridge, United Kingdom
Company: Wiltshire Council
Regional Director
Salary: Competitive
Location: Asia
Company: Johnson Health Tech Co. Ltd
Strategic Development Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Middle East
Company: Johnson Health Tech Co. Ltd
Director of Operations
Salary: Negotiable (with commission opportunities and benefits)
Location: Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: Finesse Leisure Partnership

Training directory

in this issue

• David Stalker to step down as ukactive CEO
• Boutique market 'coming of age'
• Gleneagles Hotel and golf resort up for sale

Property & tenders
Outsourcing of Food and Beverage operation
Location: Cambridgeshire Company: MW Estates
Leisure Management Opportunity
Location: Company: Milton Keynes Council
Soft Market Testing Opportunity
Location: Company: Carmarthenshire County Council
Inverclyde Leisure IT Provision Partner
Location: Company: Inverclyde Leisure
Consultancy Services
Location: Company: Three Rivers District Council
Inverclyde Leisure Development Partner
Location: Inverclyde Company: Inverclyde Leisure
Pugneys Country Park, Wakefield – opportunities for leisure licences/leases
Location: Company: Wakefield Council
Unique opportunity to acquire a Grade II* listed building in the heart of the picturesque Dee Valley
Location: Company: Lambert Smith Hampton
Sandbanks Recreational Business Opportunities
Location: Company: Borough of Poole
Market Sounding
Location: Poole, Dorset Company: Borough of Poole
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News headlines
Chavana Spa launches at DoubleTree by Hilton Moscow - Marina  
Chavana Spa launches at DoubleTree by Hilton Moscow - Marina

By Helen Andrews

The Steiner-operated Chavana Spa at DoubleTree by Hilton Moscow – Marina has soft-opened, featuring imported teak wood, artwork and décor from Bali. Set within the 270-key hotel, the Chavana Spa offers seven treatment rooms: one double room with a steamshower and hydrobath, one single room with a dry flotation .... more>>
1950s Polish cinema soon to open as planetarium  
1950s Polish cinema soon to open as planetarium

By Alice Davis

The Venus Cinema in Zielona Gora, in western Poland, is being renovated and transformed into a science centre and digital planetarium. Work on the .... more>>

Medi-spa debuts in Palm Beach, offering hair loss solutions and vitamin therapy  
By Helen Andrews

A medi-spa offering hair loss solutions for men and women, IV vitamin therapy and an oxygen bar has opened in Florida’s Palm Beach under the leadership of Dr Daniela Dadurian, founder of MDbeautylabs. BioAge MD Aesthetics and Wellness Bar is a .... more>>
SeaWorld loses one million visitors in 2014  
By Tom Anstey

SeaWorld continues to flounder as its year-end report showed a net loss of US$24.5m (€22.6m, £16.5m) for the last quarter of 2014 and visitor numbers down by .... more>>
Starwood announces 40 European hotels as Hotel Investment Forum kicks off in Berlin  
By Jak Phillips

The International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) got off to a bang today (2 March), with Starwood announcing that it is on course to open more than 40 new hotels and resorts across Europe in .... more>>
20 Legoland developments in the pipeline, says Merlin  
By Tom Anstey

Following the release of its annual report, Merlin Entertainments has said there is potential for up to 20 new Legoland developments to be announced in the not-too-distant future. With .... more>>
Doctors call for child wellbeing to be election priority  
By Jak Phillips

Ensuring that Britain’s children are leading healthy and active lifestyles should be a top priority for all parties in the forthcoming General Election. That is the view of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health .... more>>
Indian consultancy launches spa near the Taj Mahal  
By Helen Andrews

Spa consultancy Essense Wellness has opened its latest spa project at the DoubleTree by Hilton Agra in India, which faces the Taj Mahal. Led by founder and CEO of Essense Wellness, Gavin Rodrigues, the 5,500sq ft (511sq m) .... more>>
Rudiger Lainer + Partner design world's tallest wooden skyscraper for Vienna  
By Liz Terry

Austrian property entrepreneur Günter Kerbler has announced his intention to build the world’s largest wooden skyscraper in Vienna, with design by Rüdiger .... more>>
Wearable start-ups make leap into skipping rope sector  
By Jak Phillips

We’ve had smartwatches, smart glasses and even smart shoes. Now the humble skipping rope is the latest age-old object to be reinvigorated as a fitness-focused .... more>>
Golden Nugget Lake Charles reveals 17,000sq ft spa and salon  
By Helen Andrews

The Louisiana-based Spa and Salon at the 242-acre (98-hectare) waterfront casino resort Golden Nugget Lake Charles is now .... more>>
US$600bn natural heritage sector badly under-funded, says new study  
By Tom Anstey

The world’s national parks and nature reserves are thought to be worth US$600bn (€535bn, £389bn) a year, with around eight billion tourism visits annually. That .... more>>
Feasibility study next big step for proposed US$120m Jacksonville Aquarium  
By Tom Anstey

Jacksonville Florida's chances of getting a world-class aquarium in a downtown location have taken a step forward with the news that a feasibility study is .... more>>
Atlanta spa chain to launch its first out-of-state day spa  
By Helen Andrews

Spa Sydell, a chain of five metro Atlanta spas in the US state of Georgia, is planning to launch its first out-of-state .... more>>
Peak District spa with mill wheel-powered shower to debut in March  
By Helen Andrews

A UK inn and hotel is set to debut its Mill Wheel Spa in March 2015 complete with a beach experience, water mill-powered shower and Heaven skincare by Deborah Mitchell – facialist to Simon .... more>>

The art of collaboration

The art of collaboration

Dreamworks and Merlin tell us about the new Shrek-themed attractions
Active Design

Wellness Cities:
Active Design

Could adopting a different approach to city design help make residents healthier? Jacqueline Bennett reports
Sarah Maltby

Last Word:
Sarah Maltby

Jorvik’s Sarah Maltby looks back
Nigel Walker

Nigel Walker

The ex hurdler and rugby player talks about the challenges of leading the English Institute of Sport
Back to basics

Back to basics

Grahame Senior takes a look at the trend for more casual dining, and rounds up some operators doing it well
A good workout

A good workout

From the gym using old squash balls to help autistic children to a project aimed at reintegrating war veterans, we look at how the fitness industry is doing its bit
LIW 2014

LIW show preview:
LIW 2014

Nicky Jobson on Leisure Industry Week
A cool customer

A cool customer

We explain the science behind Vasper, a high-tech fitness system that’s being used by athletes and astronauts
Singapore Sports Hub

Singapore Sports Hub

Tom Walker finds out how Singapore’s new national stadium took shape
Product news
MEESA to distribute Mossa exercise programmes in Middle East

MEESA to distribute Mossa exercise programmes in Middle East


FitPro has signed a partnership deal with the Middle East Exercise Sports Academy (MEESA) for it to become the new distributor for Mossa in the Middle East.
Primal dream made into reality as LA Fitness selects Physical

Primal dream made into reality as LA Fitness selects Physical


LA Fitness has contracted Physical Company to create and equip ‘Primal Series’ gym floor classes and refresh its group fitness offering.
Complexity of integration helps tell Dutch museum’s story

Complexity of integration helps tell Dutch museum’s story


Rapenburg Plaza has developed a fully integrated lighting design, multimedia, audio and show control system at the recently-opened National Military Museum in the Netherlands.
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ESP Leisure Ltd

We offer a comprehensive and scalable portfolio of software modules that work stand-alone or combined to suit all sizes of operation.

ESP provides powerful and effective leisure management software solutions. With over 20 years at the forefront of the industry, we have the knowledge and experience to deliver tailor-made systems that are easy to use and represent excellent value for money.
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Helo seminar enables improved understanding and collaboration

Attracting 25 high-level delegates from 13 countries, a spa design seminar organised by Helo Germany has been hailed a success.
  Helo seminar enables improved understanding and collaboration
Addgards launches ‘Executive’ range of wet wipe stations

Available in granite, white marble, sandstone and green marble, Addgards’ new ‘Executive’ wet wipe station will add a touch of class and enhance any gym interior.
  Addgards launches ‘Executive’ range of wet wipe stations

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International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF)

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03 Mar 2015

Healing Summit 2015

Hotel de Rome, Berlin, Germany

04-05 Mar 2015

The Sport Business Summit

The TimesCenter, New York, United States

10-11 Mar 2015

Retail Business Technology Expo

Olympia London, London, United Kingdom

10-13 Mar 2015

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12 Mar 2015

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