22 Dec 2014 World leisure: news, training & property
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General Manager
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
General Managers - Pools and Fitness
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, gym, private medical
Location: Bedfordshire, England
Company: Fusion Lifestyle
Cafe Supervisor
Salary: £9.00 - £9.50 per hour + gym membership, 22 days holiday and more
Location: London, England
Company: Fusion Lifestyle
Programme Manager (Sports & Leisure)
Salary: £39,351 - £41,148 pa
Location: Warwick, United Kingdom
Company: Warwick District Council
Visitor Centre Attraction Manager
Salary: Up to £50,000 plus bonus and excellent benefits
Location: Pontyclun, South Wales, United Kingdom
Company: The Royal Mint
Internal Sales Representative
Salary: Competitive
Location: Castelnuovo del Garda, Italy
Company: Gardaland Resort
Marketing Coordinator
Salary: Competitive
Location: New York-New York, United States
Company: Madame Tussauds New York
Duty Manager - Admissions
Salary: Competitive
Location: Florida-Orlando, United States
Company: Merlin Entertainments Group Ltd
Marketing Coordinator
Salary: Competitive
Location: California-Hollywood, United States
Company: Madame Tussauds Hollywood
Commercial Supervisor
Salary: Competitive
Location: New York-Yonkers, United States
Company: Legoland Discovery Center
Hotel Resident Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Castelnuovo del Garda, Italy
Company: Gardaland Resort
Dry/Fitness Operations Manager
Salary: £18720 per annum + 22 days holiday, gym membership
Location: London, England
Company: Fusion Lifestyle

Training directory

in this issue

• Liverpool FC kicks off £75m stadium expansion
• Les Mills: No workout, no meeting
• Harry Potter-themed hotel aims to enchant

Property & tenders
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
Procurement Consultancy support for the Tendering of a Leisure Centre Management Contract
Location: Company: Test Valley
Sandbanks Recreational Business Opportunities
Location: Company: Borough of Poole
Market Sounding
Location: Poole, Dorset Company: Borough of Poole
Aldershot Lido – Expressions of interest sought for complementary attractions
Location: Aldershot Company: Rushmoor Borough Council
Sports facility provision
Location: Company: Borough of Poole
Conference Director - for 7th International UNESCO conference on Global Geoparks
Location: Torquay, United Kingdom Company: Global Geoparks Network
Specialist leisure operator required to deliver quality sports and leisure services
Location: Powys Company: Powys County Council
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Bio-activated horror maze planned for UK in 2015  
Bio-activated horror maze planned for UK in 2015

By Tom Anstey

Interactive games company Slingshot, creators of the highly successful 2.8 Hours Later zombie experience, has revealed plans for a unique .... more>>
NHS England unveils major project to explore secrets of DNA  
NHS England unveils major project to explore secrets of DNA

By Jak Phillips

The National Health Service (NHS) in England has unveiled a major genetics project which will seek to unravel the mysteries of DNA and disease. The publicly-funded health service is to establish 11 Genomics Medicine Centres in hospitals across the .... more>>

Ronaldo statue erected at CR7 museum  
By Tom Anstey

Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has unveiled a statue of himself at his self-dedicated museum on his home island of Madeira in Portugal. Ronaldo’s personal .... more>>
67m tickets sold for UK sports events in 2014  
By Tom Walker

Professional sports events held in the UK attracted a total of 67 million paying fans during 2014, according to analysis by Deloitte's sports business group. .... more>>
Spa & Wellness Africa Association announces two major industry events  
By Helen Andrews

The Spa & Wellness Africa Association (SWAA) has announced its second ever Network event will take place in Mombasa, Kenya, on 22 January 2015 at the Sarova Whitesands Resort & Spa. The first SWAA Conference will take place in Mauritius later in the .... more>>
Site purchased for US$8m Florida aquarium development  
By Tom Anstey

A new US$8m (€6.5m, £5.1m) aquarium is coming to Florida in 2015 following the purchase of a 20,000sq m (215,000sq ft) site for the development in St Augustine. The privately-funded .... more>>
Wearable tech to spark ‘new era of power dressing’  
By Jak Phillips

As the industry gathers apace, wearable technology will come to represent a new form of power dressing for business leaders next year, in the same way that shoulder pads dominated 1980s .... more>>
FIFA to publish full version of World Cup corruption report  
By Jak Phillips

World football governing body FIFA is to release more of a report into allegations of World Cup bidding corruption, after its .... more>>
Exercise has the power to change our DNA: study  
By Jak Phillips

Scientists in Sweden have made looks to be a significant breakthrough in the quest to establish exactly how exercise leads to better health and fitness. It’s an accepted principle that exercise helps us attain better levels .... more>>
Milwaukee Brewers announces plans for Allan Selig Experience  
By Tom Anstey

Baseball team the Milwaukee Brewers has announced plans for a new fan experience at its Miller Park home – a state-of-the-art attraction to honour retiring .... more>>
InterContinental make major play for the boutique sector with acquisition of Kimpton  
By Ashley Harrison

The InterContinental Hotels Group (IHC) has acquired Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants in a US$430m (€350m, £275m) deal which pushes it to the forefront of the boutique hotel and restaurant .... more>>
MLS club D.C. United gets green light for new stadium  
By Tom Walker

The District of Columbia Council has approved plans to build a new home for US-based Major League Soccer (MLS) club D.C. .... more>>
Emaar unveils wellness retreat The Burj Club in Downtown Dubai  
By Helen Andrews

Dubai developer of integrated communities, Emaar Properties, has opened The Burj Club – an exclusive fitness and wellness retreat in Downtown Dubai, adjacent to the world’s tallest building, .... more>>
Norwegian Cruise Line to launch largest waterpark at sea in 2015  
By Tom Anstey

A vessel in Norwegian Cruise Line’s fleet is set to boast the largest waterpark at sea, with the company unveiling an exciting raft of leisure facilities for .... more>>
Leisure Industry Week announces new two-day format  
By Jak Phillips

Leisure Industry Week (LIW) organiser UBM Live has unveiled a new two-day format for the longstanding trade event, part of its ongoing repositioning strategy. Having seen falling attendances in recent years, UBM teamed up with ukactive to survey more than more than 40,000 industry professionals for their feedback on the show. This information, .... more>>

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
Active Design

Wellness Cities:
Active Design

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

Nigel Walker

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

Leisure directory:

Leisure Management's directory of key leisure products and services
Singapore Sports Hub

Singapore Sports Hub

Tom Walker finds out how Singapore’s new national stadium took shape
The art of collaboration

The art of collaboration

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

Sector News:

From spa to sports and technology to tourism, we look at leisure’s big stories
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
LIW 2014

LIW show preview:
LIW 2014

Nicky Jobson on Leisure Industry Week
Product news
Seminar programme at VAE encourages sharing of ideas

Seminar programme at VAE encourages sharing of ideas


Details of a comprehensive seminar and education programme at the Visitor Attraction Expo (VAE) have been revealed.
EMS-based training programme launches in the UK

EMS-based training programme launches in the UK


A new personal training programme is hoping to be at the forefront of an increased uptake in the UK of electronic muscle stimulation (EMS) as an effective workout.
Conica the new name for Charles Lawrence International

Conica the new name for Charles Lawrence International


Charles Lawrence International is changing its name to Conica as of January 2015. The change comes as a result of the acquisition of the company by the Munich-based Serafin Group in October 2013.
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Taylor Made Designs

Our main services are uniform & merchandise supply and management services.

We supply branded / logoed uniforms and branded promotional products. Our uniform range varies from front of house & managerial corporate wear, through to leisure wear for rec assistants and gym staff.
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ESPA tailored spa solutions

With over 20 years' experience building award-winning spas in five continents - and with a pioneering collection of natural spa products and treatments - ESPA stands at the forefront of today’s global spa industry as an authority on spa creation and management.
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Playtop reveals unique 3D play animals

Playtop has introduced an exclusive range of 3D rubber animals, perfect for play areas within zoos, theme parks, attractions and hotels.
  Playtop reveals unique 3D play animals

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03-06 Jan 2015

2nd Annual International Conference on Humanities & Arts in a Global World

TBA, Athens, Greece

13 Jan 2015

Quest NBS Sport Development Benchmarking Seminar

Holywell Park, Loughborough, United Kingdom

13-15 Jan 2015

EAG International

ExCeL London, London,

13-15 Jan 2015

Visitor Attraction Expo

ExCel London Exhibition Centre, London, United Kingdom

19-21 Jan 2015

The Hospitality Show

NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom

21-22 Jan 2015

Museum Expressions

Porte de Versailles (Hall 8), Paris, France

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