21 Aug 2014 World leisure: news, training & property
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Vice President - Regional Business Development
Salary: Competitive Six Figure Package
Location: North America
Company: Picsolve

Fitness Instructor
Salary: Up to £15,549 per annum
Location: Cheham, HP5 1BB, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Chief Executive Officer
Salary: £30,000 pa
Location: Leeds, United Kingdom
Company: Bramley Baths
Property Acquisition Manager
Salary: up to £60,000 + significant bonus
Location: Midlands, Northern Home Counties and East Anglia, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Spa Manager for new Ladies Only Spa
Salary: IRO £1,900/- month plus benefits
Location: Bahrain
Company: SpaForce
Crew Member / Fitness Instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Dundee, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Spa Directors
Salary: Excellent salary, bonus and benefits package
Location: Asia
Company: GOCO Hospitality
General Manager
Salary: up to £45,000 per annum
Location: Leatherhead, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
Casino Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Company: Grosvenor Casinos
Assistant Director of Operations
Salary: Negotiable
Location: NW England, United Kingdom
Company: Executives Online
Fitness First Middle East
Location: Middle East
Company: Premier Training International Ltd
General Manager
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: Colchester, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Commercial Manager – ZSL London Zoo
Salary: c. £45,000 pa
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Zoological Society of London

Training directory

in this issue

• Industry leaders rail at 'irresponsible' exercise claims
• Nuffield eyes further gym buyouts
• Volkswagen: camper van pop-up

Property & tenders
Sports Playing Field for sale
Location: Company: Stiles Harold Williams
Leisure Management Business Opportunity
Location: Company: Powys County Council
Expression of interest for golf service
Location: Company: Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Rhyl Coastal Facilities Expressions of Interest
Location: North Wales Company: Denbighshire County Council
Leisure Contract Briefing Day
Location: Hornchurch, London Company: London Borough of Havering
Tender for the sole concession to trade in ice creams, cold drinks and confectionery
Location: Milton Keynes Company: The Parks Trust
Adventure Play and Day Nursery - Freehold
Location: Company: Christie + Co
Request for Quotations
Location: Company: Bridgend County Borough Council
Leisure Development Land for Sale
Location: Company: Carmarthenshire County Council
Attractive Mixed Holiday Park Within Beautiful Tourist Location For Sale
Location: Blairgowrie, Perth and Kinross Company: Colliers International
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News headlines
Georgia Aquarium files lawsuit in bid to import 18 wild beluga whales to the US  
Georgia Aquarium files lawsuit in bid to import 18 wild beluga whales to the US

By Tom Anstey

The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta is seeking federal permission to bring 18 beluga whales, captured last year off the coast of Russia, to the US at a .... more>>
Botox injections may be critical to cutting cancer growth  
Botox injections may be critical to cutting cancer growth

By Helen Andrews

Botox injections, usually used in the fight against ageing, may help battle cancer, according to data from medical trials performed on mice – published in Science Translational Medicine. Scientists from Columbia University Medical Centre, New York, and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology .... more>>

Aerobic fitness leads to better cognitive function: study  
By Chris Dodd

Greater aerobic fitness could lead to more fibrous and compact white matter, a type of nerve tissue connected to learning and brain function, according to a new .... more>>
Coventry City agrees deal to make long-awaited return to the Ricoh Arena  
By Tom Anstey

English Football League One club Coventry City is set to make a return to the Ricoh Arena, agreeing a two-year deal to return .... more>>
HOK agrees deal to purchase design firm 360 Architecture  
By Chris Dodd

Prominent architectural design firm 360 Architecture is to be acquired by fellow practice HOK, with the US-based group looking to expand its footprint in the .... more>>
Jakarta looks to build Rp1.6tn theme park to entice wealthy tourists  
By Tom Anstey

The Indonesian capital of Jakarta is about to gain a “world class” international theme park in a bid to entice domestic .... more>>
Native American and Hawaiian museums get share of US$257,000 for cultural heritage training schemes  
By Tom Anstey

The Institute of Museum and Library Services has given out more than US$257,000 (€193,000, £156,000) to go towards training workshops for museums in the US with .... more>>
Architecture firm RMJM reveals designs for progressive fish-like tower in China  
By Chris Dodd

China’s burgeoning architectural landscape could soon be home to a new standout piece, after architecture firm RMJM won a competition to design a 93-metre tower .... more>>
North Korea pushes international sport in attempt to increase health and prosperity in the nation  
By Tom Anstey

North Korea is now turning to sport in to raise its image on the international stage by targeting international competitions such as the Olympic Games, while also “increasing labour output .... more>>
London's National Gallery relents against photography ban  
By Tom Anstey

The National Gallery in London is allowing visitors to take photographs of its collection for the first time, after relenting in a losing battle against .... more>>
What to expect at next month's Global Spa and Wellness Summit in Marrakech  
By Helen Andrews

The eighth Global Spa and Wellness Summit (GSWS) is fast approaching – due to take place from 10-12 September at the Four Seasons Resort Marrakech, Morocco – bringing together the leaders and innovators of the spa industry to help guide and shape .... more>>
OVA Studio brings the oceans to life with 3D Swimarium  
By Tom Anstey

A new attraction from Hong Kong’s OVA Studio can recreate the world’s oceans, using projected imagery on LED screens to bring the Bahamas, Maldives, Great .... more>>
High-intensity workouts more beneficial for heart transplant survivors: study  
By Chris Dodd

High-intensity interval training (HIIT) has been proven to be beneficial for clinically stable heart transplant recipients, with workouts helping to increase exercise capacity, maintain control of blood pressure and improve .... more>>
Ohio Attorney-General accuses Wellness Laser and Med Spa of misleading customers  
By Helen Andrews

The Attorney General for the US state of Ohio, Mike DeVine, is sueing a laser liposuction spa in Beachwood, accusing it of failing to deliver services that customers paid for through .... more>>
Wearable Bite Counter device bids to improve eating habits  
By Chris Dodd

A new piece of wearable kit has been developed to stop people from overeating, with the Bite Counter looking to provide a remedy to the developed world’s .... more>>

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People news:
Brent Bushnell

Brent Bushnell announces opening dates for STEAM Carnival
Val Kempadoo

Val Kempadoo

The politician turned social entrepreneur on his plan to create a sustainable future for the Caribbean
HRH Prince Harry

People news:
HRH Prince Harry

Prince Harry to launch Invictus Games
Tim Jahnigen and Lisa Tarver

People news:
Tim Jahnigen and Lisa Tarver

The co-founders of One World Futbol
Sheila Johnson

Last word:
Sheila Johnson

The US Salamander Resort and Spa, owned by film producer Sheila Johnson
Paul Baker

Architect focus:
Paul Baker

The Wilkinson Eyre director on the challenges of designing Singapore’s award-winning cooled conservatories

Design News:

Ace Hotels’ newest launch, Nobu’s first European hotel and a look at the Danish House of Music
A Pall Mall Palace

A Pall Mall Palace

Grahame Senior finds out how the Reform Club is moving with the times
Tim and Kit Kemp

People news:
Tim and Kit Kemp

Kit and Tim Kemp open Ham Yard Hotel
Product news
Manchester City transfers success on the pitch to the kitchen

Manchester City transfers success on the pitch to the kitchen


Manchester City Football Club is seeking to become a champion in hospitality as well as on the pitch after installing a smart kitchen automation solution from Call Systems Technology.
Exercise through walking with the BungyPump training pole

Exercise through walking with the BungyPump training pole


BungyPump is a training pole that offers a versatile and social way to exercise through walking. The device was originally developed as a summer training aid for elite cross-country skiers.
Converting human energy into usable electricity with SportsArt equipment

Converting human energy into usable electricity with SportsArt equipment


SportsArt Fitness equipment is to be used in academic research to measure how much kinetic energy can be converted into usable electricity that can be wired back into the National Grid.
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Holovis work with world leading theme park, entertainment and retail brands implementing transformational ride experiences.

Holovis is a turnkey solutions provider for immersive, interactive experiences, specialising in dome technology for dark and motion based rides.
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Precor’s Discovery Series enhanced with new equipment

As more exercisers are relying on conventional strength training to achieve their fitness goals than ever before, it’s easy to see why strength is such a focus for Precor.
  Precor’s Discovery Series enhanced with new equipment
The future's bright, the future's connected!

In this increasingly fast paced world of technological developments, Life Fitness is investing heavily in LFopen, recognising that operators need to be able to address an insatiable demand from users to link personal mobile devices to equipment consoles.
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22-24 Aug 2014

GTI Asia China Expo 2014

China Import and Export Fair Pazhou Complex, Guangdong Province, China

30-31 Aug 2014

SFN Expo

SECC Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

01-03 Sep 2014

4th International Conference on Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise

Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom

02-04 Sep 2014

IOG Saltex

The Royal Windsor Racecourse, Windsor, United Kingdom

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