26 Sep 2017 World leisure: news, training & property
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Leisure Contracts Monitoring and Compliance Officer
Salary: £22,930 - £25,432 per annum
Location: Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: Central Bedfordshire Council

Entertainments Team Leader
Salary: Competitive
Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Company: Legoland Discovery Centre
Operations Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Company: Legoland Discovery Centre
Engineering Systems Specialist
Salary: Competitive
Location: Orlando, FL, United States
Company: The Eye Brand
Guest Experience Host - Education Team
Salary: Competitive
Location: Kansas City, MO, United States
Company: Sea Life
Marketing Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Company: Madame Tussauds
Director of Front Office Operations
Salary: Competitive
Location: Carlsbad, CA, United States
Company: Legoland
Marketing Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: New York, NY, United States
Company: Madame Tussauds
Marketing Executive
Salary: Competitive
Location: East Croydon, Croydon, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Business Development Manager
Salary: £35 - £45k (OTE)
Location: Leominster, United Kingdom
Company: Halo Leisure
Duty Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Luton, United Kingdom
Company: Jump Arena
Accommodation and Golf Manager
Salary: £39-43k per annum plus excellent benefits
Location: Enfield, United Kingdom
Company: Vibrant Partnerships
International Training Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: ESPA International (UK) Ltd
Regional Controller (Northeast)
Salary: Competitive
Location: New York, NY, United States
Company: Madame Tussauds
Guest Experience Host - Education Team
Salary: Competitive
Location: Michigan, Detroit, MI, United States
Company: Sea Life
Head of Business Development
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Location: Worcester, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure

Training directory

in this issue

• Tourism deal in 'common interest' of Europe
• TRIB3 set to open in Leeds and Moscow
• Luxury hotel included in Newcastle plan

Property & tenders
Opportunity for long-term leasehold in New Art Gallery Walsall
Location: Company: Walsall Council
Opportunities to operate Pleasure Boats and Amusement Attractions at Hanley Park, Stoke-on- Trent
Location: Company: Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Mepal Outdoor Activities Centre - Partnership / Investment Opportunity
Location: Cambridgeshire Company: East Cambridgeshire District Council
Invitation to tender - Management of Rosliston Centre
Location: Rosliston, South Derbyshire Company: South Derbyshire District Council
For Sale / To Let Outdoor Pursuits Centre
Location: Company: GVA
A Historic Opportunity - Hastings Castle
Location: Hastings Company: GVA
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
New Berlin gallery lauds graffiti and urban art  
New Berlin gallery lauds graffiti and urban art

By Alice Davis

A new museum celebrating the art of graffiti has opened its doors in Berlin, Germany. The Urban Nation Museum for Urban Contemporary Art (UN Museum), which opened on Bülowstrasse, was developed to document and promote street art and graffiti for the first time. A portrait of a man sculpted out of the wall of .... more>>
Gym, walking to work or cleaning can save lives, study finds  
Gym, walking to work or cleaning can save lives, study finds

By Deven Pamben

One in four people worldwide do not meet daily exercise guidelines but need only undertake simple tasks to reduce risk of death and heart disease according to a new study. Researchers at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada, tracked the exercise of more than 130,000 people in 17 countries and found that, .... more>>

Shanghai hotel adds robots to customer service staff  
By Tom Walker

Dorsett Hospitality International has become one of the first hotel groups to add customer-facing robots to its service staff. The two robots, both called V JR, have begun working at the .... more>>
John Glen to chair new look Tourism Industry Council  
By Tom Anstey

Tourism minister John Glen is set to co-chair his first meeting with the Tourism Industry Council on 27 September, with the new-look body set to discuss specific policy issues with a broader .... more>>
Populous open Tokyo office and reveal design plans for 'Asia's number one ballpark'  
By Kim Megson

Sports and leisure architects Populous have announced the opening of a new office in Tokyo as the firm continues its global expansion. The decision to establish an office in Japan .... more>>
Delegates gather in Berlin for EAS 2017  
By Tom Anstey

Buyers and suppliers from across the world have descended on Berlin ahead of this year’s Euro Attractions Show, which will see more than 500 companies showcase the latest innovations in the .... more>>
Heatherwick Studio to revamp Olympia as 'world-leading arts and leisure district'  
By Kim Megson

Heatherwick Studio and SPPARC Architects have been announced as the lead design team who will comprehensively revamp London’s historic Olympia exhibition centre. The owners of the .... more>>
UFC Gym secures deal to open 100 health clubs in India  
By Tom Walker

US-based fitness operator UFC Gym will open 100 clubs in India over the next 10 years, following a franchise deal with entrepreneurs Istayak Ansari and Farzad Palia. Under their Artaxerxes .... more>>
Ritz-Carlton opens Langkawi resort  
By Tom Walker

Ritz-Carlton has opened its second property in Malaysia, with the launch of an oceanfront resort in the tourist destination of Langkawi. Designed by Philippe Villeroux of Kuala .... more>>
Ole Scheeren announces first European building: a green-topped Frankfurt tower  
By Kim Megson

German architect Ole Scheeren, best-known as the designer of a series sculptural towers in Asia, has announced his first project to be built in Europe: a spectacular residential high-rise in .... more>>
Plan underway to transform Chicago's Pedway into tourist attraction  
By Tom Anstey

Officials in the city of Chicago are exploring a proposed plan to transform a network of underground tunnels into a tourist attraction, granting a non-profit permission to create more .... more>>
Design trio to transform Paris' most controversial building  
By Kim Megson

One of Paris’ most controversial buildings is set to undergo a green-tinged transformation, with three architecture studios joining forces to comprehensively renovate the Tour Montparnasse .... more>>
L’Occitane debuts first cruise ship spa  
By Jane Kitchen

French skincare brand L’Occitane has opened its first cruise spa in Myanmar onboard the Sanctuary Ananda. The Thambyadine Spa by L’Occitane, named after a paddle steamer in the old .... more>>
Heritage tourism worth £16.4bn to England’s economy – report  
By Tom Anstey

England’s heritage tourism has generated up to £16.4bn (US$22.2bn, €18.6bn) in visitor spending a year, directly employing 278,000 people and contributing £11.9bn (US$16.1bn, €13.5bn) gross .... more>>
Four Seasons hotel to open in Chinese port city  
By Kim Megson

One of China’s largest real estate developers has joined forces with hospitality company Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts to open a luxury property in the northeastern city of Dalian. .... more>>

Future of leisure

New opening:
Future of leisure

Selby Summit focuses on activity, not sport. Is it a new era for leisure centres?
Failing the elderly

Editor’s letter:
Failing the elderly

Liz Terry shares her thoughts
High ideals

High ideals

In Utah, a bunch of hip entrepreneurs is creating a crowdfunded ski resort
Ireland’s wild side

Ireland’s wild side

The Wild Atlantic Way is helping tourists discover a whole new side of Ireland
Craig Lister

Craig Lister

Green Gym’s managing director is harnessing the power of gardening
Nature’s bounty

Last word:
Nature’s bounty

FairWild is setting standards in the harvesting of wild ingredients
Angels’ advocate

Angels’ advocate

Gymtopia founder Ray Algar on making a difference beyond the health club walls
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)
Wasted opportunity

Wasted opportunity

Restaurants take innovative approaches to solve the problem of food surplus
Beyond demographics

Visitor profiles:
Beyond demographics

Gerri Morris, of Morris Hargreaves McIntyre, on defining cultural consumers
Product news
Vortex makes list of Canada's fastest-growing firms

Vortex makes list of Canada's fastest-growing firms


Aquatic play specialists Vortex has been acknowledged as one of Canada’s companies to watch, included on the PROFIT 500 list for the third year in a row.
EAS PREVIEW: Simworx to showcase full range

EAS PREVIEW: Simworx to showcase full range


At this year’s Euro Attractions Show (EAS), dynamic simulation attractions specialist Simworx will be promoting its full range of media based products.
EAS PREVIEW: SimEx-Iwerks expands line-up with 6-DVX

EAS PREVIEW: SimEx-Iwerks expands line-up with 6-DVX


At this year’s Euro Attractions Show (EAS), SimEx-Iwerks will continue to refine its flying theatre product line with 6-DVX.
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British Gas

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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24-28 Sep 2017

EAS (Euro Attractions Show) 2017

Messe Berlin, Berlin, Germany

24-28 Sep 2017

World Canals Conference 2017

Erie Canal, Syracuse, United States

25-26 Sep 2017

Live Love Spa: Los Angeles

Los Angeles, United States

26 Sep 2017

Licensed, Leisure and Entertainment Premises Conference

Le Meridien, Piccadilly, London , United Kingdom

26-27 Sep 2017

Hotel Investment Conference (Hot.E)

Hilton London Bankside, London, United Kingdom

26-28 Sep 2017

Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific

Makuhari Event Hall, Chiba, Japan

26-29 Sep 2017

GSCA International Conference and Trade Show

Navy Pier IMAX at AMC and the Museum of Science & Industry, Chicago, United States

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