20 Mar 2018 World leisure: news, training & property
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Regional Sales Manager
Salary: Competitive Salary
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Aquaphysical

Speedflex Personal Trainers
Salary: £15.63 per hour + employee benefits scheme
Location: Wilmslow, UK
Company: Everybody Sport and Recreation

Sales Manager
Salary: £18,000 Basic + Commission + Benefits
Location: Winchester, UK
Company: énergie group

Assistant General Managers
Salary: up to £20,000 + optional PT earnings
Location: Manchester and Bristol, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group

Fitness Instructors
Salary: Competitive
Location: Bromley, UK
Company: truGym
General Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Maidstone, UK
Company: truGym
Assistant Manager
Salary: £19,124-£24,579 per annum
Location: North Somerset, UK
Company: GLL
Fitness Instructor / Personal Trainer
Salary: Competitive rate of pay
Location: Sarisbury Green, Southampton, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Recreation Assistant - Reading
Salary: Up to £8.45 per hour
Location: Reading, UK
Company: GLL
Customer Services Advisor
Salary: £7.72 up to £8.28 per hour
Location: Bristol, UK
Company: Circadian Leisure Trust
Fitness Instructors
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: Surrey, UK
Company: Achieve Lifestyle
Assistant Manager - Health and Fitness
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: Surrey, UK
Company: Achieve Lifestyle
Sports Development Manager
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: Egham, UK
Company: Achieve Lifestyle
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £9.30 an hour
Location: Wimbledon, London
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £ 20.285 per annum
Location: Redhill, UK
Company: GLL
Personal Trainer
Location: Loughborough, UK
Company: énergie group
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £9.75 per hour
Location: London, UK
Company: GLL
Assistant General Manager
Salary: up to £20,000 + optional PT earnings
Location: Bristol, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Recreation Apprentice
Salary: Up to £17,133 per annum
Location: Thame, Oxfordshire, UK
Company: GLL

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in this issue

• UFC Gym enters UK and Ireland markets
• Virgin Active relaunches Kensington club
• BrewDog to open craft beer hotel

Property & tenders
FOR SALE - Hasting's Pier, A Symbol of Regeneration
Location: White Rocks, Hastings Company: GVA
Soft market testing for a substantial leisure opportunity
Location: Royal Leamington Spa Company: Warwick District Council
Recreational Land for Development of Sporting Activities
Location: Company: Gravesham Borough Council
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News headlines
Inspiration behind Alton Towers' The Wicker Man revealed  
Inspiration behind Alton Towers' The Wicker Man revealed

By Lauren Heath-Jones

Following the launch of Alton Towers' new Wicker Man ride last week, Bradley Wynne, the man behind the daring fire-infused new attraction, has revealed the inspiration behind the wooden rollercoaster. Wynne, who is creative lead at Merlin Magic Making (MMM) said the new ride used its local surroundings, .... more>>
Anytime Fitness opens 4,000th club and targets Antarctica to “conquer seven continents”  
Anytime Fitness opens 4,000th club and targets Antarctica to “conquer seven continents”

By Tom Walker

US-based franchise operator Anytime Fitness has this month opened its 4,000th club. The company reached the milestone with the launch of a site in Shanghai, China on 16 March – its 11th club in a country where it is currently the only operating US-based fitness franchise. Since its launch in 2002, Anytime .... more>>

Leonardo DiCaprio invests in Herzliya eco-hotel designed by David Rockwell  
By Kim Megson

Oscar-winning actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio is investing in a planned eco-certified hotel in Herzliya, Israel, according to several media reports in the country. The .... more>>
Ben van Berkel launches UNSense startup to boost health and wellbeing in built environments  
By Kim Megson

Dutch architect Ben van Berkel and his design firm UNStudio have launched a tech startup to “improve the health and wellbeing of people in buildings worldwide.” UNSense will explore and .... more>>
£50m investment into UK attractions set to boost tourism sector  
By Tom Anstey

Britain’s visitor attractions are set to get a major boost, with investment into the sector topping £50m (US$70.2m, €57m) this year. In addition to significant investment across .... more>>
Terri Irwin to open aquapark at Australia Zoo  
By Alice Davis

Australia Zoo in Queensland, Australia, is to open a kids’ waterpark zone, zoo owner Terri Irwin has said. Irwin – wife of the ‘crocodile hunter’, the late Steve Irwin – said the .... more>>
FaulknerBrowns create twisting 'Tardis-like' sports campus in The Hague's historic Zuiderpark  
By Kim Megson

Architecture firm FaulknerBrowns have completed a dynamic €50m (US$61m, £44.4m) sports campus in The Hague’s historic Zuiderpark. Open to amateur and elite athletes and community users, .... more>>
Medieval fortress and Apocalypse Tapestry inspire Steven Holl's museum and hotel design for Angers  
By Kim Megson

US architect Steven Holl has won an international design competition for the new Angers Collectors Museum and hotel, inspired by the medieval Apocalypse Tapestry displayed in the French .... more>>
Royal Caribbean announces plan for 'Perfect Day' island attractions worldwide  
By Tom Anstey

Royal Caribbean International – the cruise line brand founded in Norway – has unveiled the first details for its new “Perfect Day Island Collection”, a series of bespoke destinations under .... more>>
Eureka! plans second science attraction in the UK  
By Tom Walker

The CEO of Eureka!, the National Children’s Museum in Halifax, UK, has said plans for a second branded attraction are “advancing well”. The £11m (US$15.3m €12.5m) project, which has the .... more>>
Philippe Starck joins forces with Hilton to create 'phantasmagoric' hotel in Metz  
By Kim Megson

French designer Philippe Starck has joined forces with hospitality giant The Hilton Group to create a surreal, 14-storey hotel in Metz, France. The property will be operated by Hilton's .... more>>
Lux Grand Gaube reopens with extensive wellness facilities  
By Jane Kitchen

The Lux Grand Gaube in Mauritius has reopened after a US$32m renovation by London-based designer Kelly Hoppen and Mauritius designer Jean-Francois Adam, who have reimagined the resort in a .... more>>
Construction kicks off on George Lucas' Museum of Narrative Art  
By Kim Megson

The official groundbreaking has taken place for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art – Star Wars creator George Lucas’ long-awaited cultural venture in Los Angeles’ Exposition Park. .... more>>
Designs revealed for Chipperfield's Edinburgh concert hall  
By Kim Megson

The latest design proposals for David Chipperfield’s 1,000-capacity concert hall in Edinburgh – the city’s first in 100 years – have been publicly revealed for the first time. The venue, .... more>>
US$341m Philippines resort to include luxury spa for high-rollers  
By Jane Kitchen

Global Spa Development Corporation has been appointed as principal consultant for the upcoming luxury spa, salon and health club at the Emerald Resort and Casino, scheduled to open in 2020 .... more>>

Wasted opportunity

Wasted opportunity

Restaurants take innovative approaches to solve the problem of food surplus
Lak Mitchell

People profile:
Lak Mitchell

Lak Mitchell on driving the Boomtown Festival for eight successful years
Dr William Bird

People profile:
Dr William Bird

The outdoor exercise pioneer on the FLAME Award-winning Beat the Street
Tony Butler

Tony Butler

Derby Museums Trust executive director delivers social justice in museums
Nick Gray

People profile:
Nick Gray

Nick Gray tells the story of his guided tour company, Museum Hack, (for people who don't like museums)
Rule breakers

Rule breakers

Leisure architecture that’s pushing boundaries and upturning expectations
Taking the waters

Thermal Spa:
Taking the waters

Magali Robathan met the key people behind the Gainsborough Bath Spa
Failing the elderly

Editor’s letter:
Failing the elderly

Liz Terry shares her thoughts
Winds of change

Social good:
Winds of change

Learn about the Change Foundation and the opportunities it creates
Ireland’s wild side

Ireland’s wild side

The Wild Atlantic Way is helping tourists discover a whole new side of Ireland
Product news
Physical Company launches combat fitness range

Physical Company launches combat fitness range


Physical Company has launched a comprehensive range of combat fitness equipment.
Technogym named as lead supplier for Nuffield Health

Technogym named as lead supplier for Nuffield Health


Nuffield Health has announced a new partnership with fitness equipment supplier Technogym, that will see the company become the key equipment provider for Nuffield Health.
FitQuest to launch next generation body analysis machine

FitQuest to launch next generation body analysis machine


UK-based performance specialists FitQuest has launched a second-generation version of it’s body composition machine.
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Booker is an all-in-one management solution to run and grow your spa. Booker gives you access to a powerful tool that will help you promote your business and retain customers.

Booker is the leading cloud-based business management platform for spas and salons. Booker was developed to meet the needs of spa and salon owners and retains this focus on offering the features that health, wellness, and beauty businesses need to run efficiently and grow.
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Featured Suppliers
New performance flooring range from EXF delivers on function and aesthetic

EXF Fitness is the flooring supplier of choice to some the capital’s most iconic gyms including Gymbox, WIT One New Change and Ministry Does Fitness.
  New performance flooring range from EXF delivers on function and aesthetic
Feed your skin with new ELEMIS’ Superfood Skincare System

What’s good for the body is good for the skin, and nothing packs a more powerful nutritional punch than Superfoods.
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tbc, Brisbane, Australia

21-24 Mar 2018

IHRSA 2018

tbc, San Diego, United States

23-25 Mar 2018

International Fitness Showcase

Blackpool Winter Gardens, Blackpool, United Kingdom

26-29 Mar 2018

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Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Australia

27-28 Mar 2018

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Pan Pacific, Singapore, Singapore

03-05 Apr 2018

AAA 2018 (Asia Amusement & Attractions Expo)

China Import & Export Fair Complex (Area A), Guangzhou, China

03-05 Apr 2018

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Expo Center Norte, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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