30 Jan 2015 World leisure: news, training & property
 
 
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Gym Manager
Salary: £28,000
Location: Plymouth, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
International Hospitality and Spa Management (MBA)
Salary: -
Location: Austria
Company: FH Joanneum University
Cross Fit Coaches
Salary: USD$1000-2500 per month
Location: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Company: Active Connection
Fitness Supervisors and Instructors
Salary: USD$1000-2500 per month
Location: UAE, Saudi and Kuwait, United Arab Emirates
Company: Active Connection
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: London Walworth Road (SE17 2NA), United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Executive – Entertainment
Salary: Competitive
Location: Johor, Malaysia
Company: Legoland Malaysia
Education Specialist
Salary: Competitive
Location: Missouri-Kansas City, United States
Company: Sea Life
Marketing Coordinator
Salary: Competitive
Location: Arizona-Tempe, United States
Company: Sea Life
MT - Head of Operations
Salary: Competitive
Location: Nevada-Las Vegas, United States
Company: Merlin Entertainments Group Ltd
Duty Manager LDC Westchester
Salary: Competitive
Location: New York-Yonkers, United Kingdom
Company: Legoland Westchester
Guest Service Host
Salary: Competitive
Location: Minnesota-Bloomington, United States
Company: Sea Life
Hotel Resident Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Castelnuovo del Garda, Italy
Company: Gardaland Resort

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in this issue

• We want to be the Audi A4 of gyms: Cosslett
• Xercise4Less targets 100 gyms
• Luxury art hotel plans for Edinburgh school


Property & tenders
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
Sports facility provision
Location: Company: Borough of Poole
Specialist leisure operator required to deliver quality sports and leisure services
Location: Powys Company: Powys County Council
Sports Playing Field for sale
Location: Company: Stiles Harold Williams
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
AU$90m waterpark with surf facilities approved for Queensland  
AU$90m waterpark with surf facilities approved for Queensland

By Tom Anstey

Plans have been approved for a AU$90m (US$83.4m, €62.4m, £49.7m) waterpark on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia, to include a wave pool, .... more>>
US obesity rate rises to 27.7 per cent in 2014: Gallup  
US obesity rate rises to 27.7 per cent in 2014: Gallup

By Helen Andrews

The percentage of US adults who are obese increased in 2014 to reach 27.7 per cent – up from 27.1 per cent in 2013 and 25.5 per cent in 2008, according to the Gallup-Healthways Well-being Index study. Based on more than 167,000 interviews .... more>>

Weekend lie-ins driving obesity: study  
By Helen Andrews

Social jet lag, which occurs when the body clock becomes confused by changing sleep patterns - such as weekend lie-ins - may be driving obesity and illness, .... more>>
Construction contract agreed for an Artists' Garden in Qingdao, China  
By Katie Buckley

A construction contract has been agreed for the 70,000sq m (753,000sq ft) "Artists’ Garden" that will encompass a new museum, marina and art studios in .... more>>
Minor expands into Europe and South America  
By Helen Andrews

Minor Hotel Group (MHG) has completed the strategic acquisition of six hotels in Portugal and Brazil and the rights to the Tivoli Hotels & Resorts brand for .... more>>
Piscina & Wellness Barcelona 2015 announces dates and second spa experiences event  
By Helen Andrews

The industry event Piscina & Wellness Barcelona will be held between 13-16 October 2015 at Fira de Barcelona’s Gran Via Exhibition Centre to cater for a Spanish, and global, increase in demand for water-related facilities .... more>>
PGA National golf resort in Florida to revamp its spa  
By Helen Andrews

PGA National Resort & Spa, home to the PGA Tour Honda Classic golf tournament, in Florida, will undergo a multi-million .... more>>
Destination Brisbane Consortium, creating the ultimate leisure destination?  
By Katie Buckley

Two parties are vying for the right to develop the Queen’s Wharf site in Brisbane, with the scheme being hailed as the ‘best integrated resort in Australia’. .... more>>
New fitness app offers tailored workouts for mums  
By Jak Phillips

A newly-launched fitness app aims to help busy mums stay in shape and restore body confidence by offering a range of specialised workouts. Research has shown that body confidence issues affect up to 60 per cent of the UK .... more>>
Thai spa chain eyes tie up with international hotelier for debut in Myanmar  
By Helen Andrews

Siam Wellness Group, a spa chain in Thailand, will launch its first luxury spa outlet in Yangon, Myanmar, by Q4 2015. The company expects to sign a memorandum .... more>>
FFA opposes San Diego Ferris wheel development over aviation concerns  
By Tom Anstey

A giant Ferris Wheel proposed along San Diego’s Embarcadero has hit a stumbling block after the Federal Aviation .... more>>
Blue whale ousts dino in battle for centre stage at Natural History Museum  
By Alice Davis

Dippy, a diplodocus cast that has for 35 years welcomed visitors to the famous Hintze Hall at the Natural History Museum (NHM) in London is to be replaced in .... more>>
Aimbridge Hospitality to manage newly-acquired Hilton in Jamaica  
By Helen Andrews

Aimbridge Hospitality has been selected to manage the oceanfront Hilton Rose Hall Resort & spa on the Caribbean island of Jamaica, following the acquisition of the resort by Sagicor – a .... more>>
Smithsonian planning first international site at London's Olympic Park  
By Tom Anstey

The US-based Smithsonian Institute is working to finalise a deal to open its first international location at site of the former Olympic Stadium in London. .... more>>
Wahanda acquires Lithuanian mobile app consultancy  
By Helen Andrews

European health and beauty online booking platform Wahanda has acquired an app development consultancy called Lemon Labs as part of a strategic focus on becoming a mobile-first company. .... more>>

Features


Leisure directory:

Leisure Management's directory of key leisure products and services


Design News:

BIG’s safari zoo, Frank Gehry’s Louis Vuitton Foundation and a compostable tower made from mushrooms


People News:

Paul Cummins’ poppy installation, the latest on Bristol’s proposed surfing lake and architect Shigeru Ban on the opening of the Aspen Art Museum
Active Design

Wellness Cities:
Active Design


Could adopting a different approach to city design help make residents healthier? Jacqueline Bennett reports
A good workout

Fitness:
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


Sector News:

From spa to sports and technology to tourism, we look at leisure’s big stories
The art of collaboration

Attractions:
The art of collaboration


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

Last Word:
Sarah Maltby


Jorvik’s Sarah Maltby looks back
A cool customer

Vasper:
A cool customer


We explain the science behind Vasper, a high-tech fitness system that’s being used by athletes and astronauts
Product news
Feel the power of new Jordan Fitness workout

Feel the power of new Jordan Fitness workout

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

‘PowerWave’ is the latest product from Jordan Fitness – a 20- minute workout for the entire body focusing on posture, core strength and endurance.
 
Watching out for a visual treat during Latvian festival

Watching out for a visual treat during Latvian festival

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

Dataton’s ‘Watchout’ multi-display software recently provided projection mapping on four landmark buildings in Riga, Latvia, as part of an annual festival.
 
DFC managing director steps down after 27 years

DFC managing director steps down after 27 years

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

Transaction Services Group (TSG) has announced that DFC managing director Lynn Young is to retire at the end of March. She has held the position for 27 years.
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Featured Suppliers
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
New year, new kit!

Podium 4 Sport has supplied and delivered a range of new NXG functional and strength training equipment to The Body Barn Shropshire.
  New year, new kit!

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01-03 Feb 2015

Spatex 2015

Jaguar Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom



04 Feb 2015

Leisure Review of the Year

TBC, London, United Kingdom



05 Feb 2015

FIBO Innovation Tour - Paris

Novotel Paris La Défese, Paris, France



08-10 Feb 2015

ISWKC Annual Spa Convention

Thermae 2OOO, Maastricht, Netherlands



11-13 Feb 2015

IAAPI Amusement Expo

Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India



18-19 Feb 2015

Spa & Wellness Seminar

Helo Germany, Knuellwald, Germany



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