30 Jan 2015 World leisure: news, training & property
 
 
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Recreation Assistants, Hengrove Park Leisure
Salary: £12,152.00 - £12,844.00 Per Annum
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
General Assistants - Hengrove Park Leisure Centre
Salary: £11,992.00 - £12,675.00 Per Annum
Location: Bristol , United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Area Leader
Salary: Competitive
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: YMCA
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Wolverhampton South, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
General Manager
Salary: up to £35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: Bolton, Lancs, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
General Manager
Salary: up to £35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: Newcastle City, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
General Manager
Salary: up to £35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
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

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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
Loch Ness Monster to star in new tourism campaign for Scotland  
Loch Ness Monster to star in new tourism campaign for Scotland

By Tom Anstey

The iconic landmark of Loch Ness in Scotland – supposedly home to the mythical Loch Ness Monster – is to benefit from a £2m (US$3m, €2.7m) investment to boost inbound tourism in a move that the UK government predicts will generate an extra £14m .... more>>
Second spa planned for Diamante Cabo San Lucas resort in Mexico  
Second spa planned for Diamante Cabo San Lucas resort in Mexico

By Helen Andrews

Diamante Cabo San Lucas, a private resort community located on the Pacific Coast of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, is set to open a second spa and luxury .... more>>

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 .... more>>
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 .... 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>>

Features
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
Nigel Walker

Profile:
Nigel Walker


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


LIW exhibitor news:

LIW product launches and innovations
Back to basics

Hospitality:
Back to basics


Grahame Senior takes a look at the trend for more casual dining, and rounds up some operators doing it well


Sector News:

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


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
The art of collaboration

Attractions:
The art of collaboration


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

Wellness Cities:
Active Design


Could adopting a different approach to city design help make residents healthier? Jacqueline Bennett reports
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
Perimeter security from Glasgow to Rio – via Australia and Azerbaijan

Perimeter security from Glasgow to Rio – via Australia and Azerbaijan

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

Having been awarded £4m worth of contracts at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Zaun is now looking ahead to a busy schedule culminating in the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
 
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.
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EAG International

EAG International is a showcase for the latest innovative products targeted at the coin-op, amusements and attractions industries, attended by over 5,400 visitors from 62 countries.

EAG International is in its sixth successful year. EAG International 2015 will take place at ExCel London on 13th-15th January 2015. The show continues a long tradition of an amusement and coin-op expo being held in London at the start of the year.
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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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