20 Feb 2018 World leisure: news, training & property
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Swimming Instructors
Salary: £13 - £15 per hour
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Becky Adlington's Swim Stars

General Managers
Salary: £Competitive + bonus + optional PT income
Location: Nationwide
Company: The Gym Group

Health Club Manager
Salary: Circa £40k
Location: Roehampton, London, UK
Company: Roehampton Club

Pool Lifeguard
Salary: £8.70 p.h. + great benefits
Location: Bedford
Company: Center Parcs

Sales Manager
Salary: £20,000 - £22,000
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Company: Mytime Active
Part time Recreation Assistants
Salary: £5,850 plus benefits (Part time 15 hours)
Location: Bromley, United Kingdom
Company: Mytime Active
Recreation assistant
Salary: £15,600 per annum
Location: Biggin Hill, United Kingdom
Company: Mytime Active
Salary: Dependent upon role
Location: Bromley, United Kingdom
Company: Mytime Active
Duty Manager
Salary: £18041 - £24174
Location: Eastbourne, UK
Company: Eastbourne Borough Council
Receptionist (and Lifeguard)
Salary: £16,500 - £17,100 annual salary
Location: Withington, Manchester, UK
Company: Love Withington Baths
Swimming Instructor (Lifeguard)
Salary: £19,700 - £20,800 + potential for additional earnings
Location: Withington, Manchester, UK
Company: Love Withington Baths
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Location: Chelsea, London, UK
Company: GLL
Activity Instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: London, UK
Company: Girlguiding UK
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £9.75 per hour
Location: Stratford, London, UK
Company: GLL
Food and Beverage Assistant
Salary: £6.60 - £7.50 per hour
Location: Bristol, UK
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Sports Facilities Manager
Salary: £32,548 - £37,706
Location: Cambridge, UK
Company: Anglia Ruskin University
Customer Advisor
Salary: £5.60 - £8.65 per hour
Location: Nailsea, Bristol, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Senior Duty Manager
Salary: £19,000 per annum
Location: Ilfracombe, UK
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Night Shift Worker/Cleaner
Location: Cheadle, UK
Company: énergie group

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in this issue

• Franchise deals heat up fitness market
• JD Gyms acquires Ben Dunne Gyms UK
• Pullman launches new sleep programme

Property & tenders
Exploring interest from specialist organisations in the operation, management and development of Belfast Zoo
Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland Company: Belfast Zoo
Provision and operation of a Public Cycle Hire Scheme
Location: Stratford-upon-Avon Company: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
Recreational Land for Development of Sporting Activities
Location: Company: Gravesham Borough Council
Major UK Visitor Attraction for sale
Location: Company: GVA
A Historic Opportunity - Hastings Castle
Location: Hastings Company: GVA
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News headlines
Angry Birds World set to land in Qatar mall  
Angry Birds World set to land in Qatar mall

By Alice Davis

Location-based entertainment company Trimoo is bringing an Angry Birds World theme park to a shopping mall in Qatar. The popular Rovio IP has been translated into a 17,000sq m (183,000sq ft) indoor/outdoor attraction with over 20 rides and Angry Birds-themed activities and a variety of dining outlets and .... more>>
Rem Koolhaas and OMA reveal renovation plans for Russia's largest museum  
Rem Koolhaas and OMA reveal renovation plans for Russia's largest museum

By Kim Megson

Rem Koolhaas and OMA’s plans to renovate the largest museum building in Russia have been unveiled. The New Tretyakov Gallery houses an extensive and important collection of Russian art, including work from Malevich, Kandinsky, Chagall, and Soviet artists such as Aleksandr Deyneka and Vera Mukhina. The 61,000sq .... more>>

Scotland’s Kohler Waters Spa reopens after multi-million pound renovation  
By Jane Kitchen

Kohler Waters Spa at the Old Course Hotel in St Andrews, Scotland has reopened following an extensive multi-million refurbishment. The 25,000sq ft (2,300sq m) spa is the only Kohler Waters .... more>>
Thorpe Park announces plans for world first Walking Dead rollercoaster  
By Tom Anstey

After bringing global IP The Walking Dead to its popular Fright Night events last October, Thorpe Park has upped the ante yet again, utilising the popular brand as part of a .... more>>
MSpa international names Zoe Wall as new group director of Asian operations  
By Tom Walker

Spa industry veteran Zoe Wall has been appointed the new group director of spa, Asia at spa management company MSpa International. In her new role, she will be tasked with leading MSpa’s .... more>>
Wisconsin Historical Museum plans US$120m expansion  
By Alice Davis

The Wisconsin Historical Museum is eyeing a US$120m (€97m, £86m) expansion of its existing premises, after launching a US$50m (€41m, £36m) fundraising campaign to realise its vision. .... more>>
Grant Lessard named director Fairmont Scottsdale’s Well & Being Spa  
By Jane Kitchen

Younes Atallah, director of operations at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, has announced the appointment of Grant Lessard as director of the Well & Being Spa at the resort. Lessard, a .... more>>
Limassol’s Parklane reveals spa details ahead of summer opening  
By Jane Kitchen

After an estimated €70m (US$83m, £62m) renovation, the Parklane resort – previously the Le Meridien Limassol – is set to reopen this summer in Cyprus. Now part of Marriott’s Luxury .... more>>
Ecsite: How shopping malls can drive attendance in science centres  
By Tom Anstey

Ecsite – the European Network of Science Centers and Museums – has looked at how shopping centres and retail areas can be used to drive attendance at science centres, specifically through .... more>>
UK's longest treetop walkway wins planning permission  
By Kim Megson

Architects Cullinan Studio and multidisciplinary firm Arup have received planning permission for the UK’s longest aerial walkway: a 400m-long (1,312ft) ribbon “floating through the treetops” .... more>>
World's tallest timber skyscraper planned for Tokyo, as design team pledged to 'transform cities into forests'  
By Kim Megson

Japanese architecture giants Nikken Sekkei have partnered with construction firm Sumitomo Forest to create the world’s tallest wooden skyscraper, which they hope will inspire the .... more>>
Esme Ward becomes first female director of Manchester Museum  
By Alice Davis

Manchester Museum has announced the appointment of a new director, marking the first woman to hold the position in the institution’s 125-year history. Esme Ward, who will take over from .... more>>
Government ruling allows expanded tourism funding for Florida attractions  
By Tom Anstey

Florida’s government has approved changes to its tourism laws, green-lighting changes to its bed tax rules to expand use of the fund for enhancing “tourist-related business activity” beyond .... more>>
Paul Noland resigns after five years at helm of IAAPA  
By Alice Davis

Paul Noland, president and CEO of global attractions association IAAPA, is stepping down from the role – a position he has held since January 2013. IAAPA will now start the process of .... more>>
National survey to explore effects of loneliness on human health  
By Tom Walker

The British public is being invited to take part in a national loneliness survey, launched in partnership between three universities, BBC Radio 4 and the Wellcome Collection. Called .... more>>

Winds of change

Social good:
Winds of change

Learn about the Change Foundation and the opportunities it creates
Making a big play

Adult play:
Making a big play

LM reports on the emerging trend of adults playing like kids
Ireland’s wild side

Ireland’s wild side

The Wild Atlantic Way is helping tourists discover a whole new side of Ireland
Tony Butler

Tony Butler

Derby Museums Trust executive director delivers social justice in museums
Future of leisure

New opening:
Future of leisure

Selby Summit focuses on activity, not sport. Is it a new era for leisure centres?
Play to the crowd

Play to the crowd

When public sector budgets are tight, crowdfunding is an attractive option
Jason Torrance

People profile:
Jason Torrance

Sustrans director Jason Torrance talks about the relationship between active transport and sport
James White

People profile:
James White

Thermal spa researcher and consultant on leading major overhaul of Maruia Hot Springs in New Zealand
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
Product news
Frontgrid shortlisted for 'Innovative Business' award

Frontgrid shortlisted for 'Innovative Business' award


VR attractions company Frontgrid, has been named as a finalist in this years North Wales Business Leader awards.
The Field Museum partners with Atlantic Productions for new digital dinosaur exhibit

The Field Museum partners with Atlantic Productions for new digital dinosaur exhibit


The Field Museum in Chicago, US, has partnered with Emmy and BAFTA award-winning media production company, Atlantic Productions, to develop a new digital exhibit.
DreamWorks Theatre to open at Universal Studios Hollywood this summer

DreamWorks Theatre to open at Universal Studios Hollywood this summer


Developed by the Universal Creative team in partnership with DreamWorks’ Artists, The DreamWorks Theatre will replace the Shrek 4-D attraction, and will play host to a number of media- based attractions based on movie-franchises from the Dreamworks Animation universe.
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Within our corporate division we currently work with a number of customers in the UK, incorporating private and public sector businesses. Within 2017 one of our core objectives is to increase our presence within the Sport, Leisure & Fitness sector.

British Gas is an energy and services company. With a 200 years heritage everything we do is focussed on satisfying the changing needs of our customers. We supply over 400,000 UK businesses with gas and electricity, ranging from SMEs right up to large corporates.
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Professional Beauty London

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25-26 Feb 2018

World Spa & Wellness Convention London

ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom

25-26 Feb 2018

Fitness Industry Live

ExCel London, London, United Kingdom

01-02 Mar 2018

British Association for Sustainable Sport (BASIS) Conference

BBC MediaCityUK, Salford, United Kingdom

05-06 Mar 2018

Healing Summit

Hotel de Rome, Berlin, Germany

05-07 Mar 2018

International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF)

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05-09 Mar 2018

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