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Vice President - Regional Business Development
Salary: Competitive Six Figure Package
Location: North America
Company: Picsolve

Area Manager (East)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Honiton, Devon, United Kingdom
Company: LED Leisure Management Ltd
General Manager - Leisure Centre
Salary: £40K + 25 days holiday, private health
Location: SE8 4RJ, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
General Manager
Salary: £35-45K / 25 days holiday
Location: South London, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
Football Coaching - USA
Salary: Competitive
Location: United States
Company: UK Elite Soccer
Fitness First Middle East
Location: Middle East
Company: Premier Training International Ltd
General Manager
Salary: Up to £36,616 + 8% bonus after qualifying period
Location: Waltham Forest, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
General Manager
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: Bedford, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
General Manager
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Location: Thornton Heath, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
General Manager
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: Colchester, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Spa Senior Therapist / Supervisor
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Company: Luxury Collection
General Manager
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Head of Marketing - Midway North America
Salary: Competitive
Location: New York-New York, United States
Company: Merlin Entertainments Group Ltd

Training directory

in this issue

• Legal challenge leaves Spurs in stadium limbo
• Industry to rally for Fitness Day
• WHG snaps up Manchester's Lowry Hotel

Property & tenders
Sports Playing Field for sale
Location: Company: Stiles Harold Williams
Fitted treatment rooms at Lee Valley VeloPark
Location: Company: Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Commercial unit to let
Location: Windermere, Cumbria Company: South Lakeland District Council
Procurement of Operator for Catering Facilities
Location: Company: Kirklees Active Leisure
Offers Invited by Informal Tender
Location: Company: Goadsby
Offers Invited by Informal Tender
Location: Company: Goadsby
Leisure Management Business Opportunity
Location: Company: Powys County Council
Adventure Play and Day Nursery - Freehold
Location: Company: Christie + Co
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
Prince Harry named honorary president of England Rugby 2015  
Prince Harry named honorary president of England Rugby 2015

By Jak Phillips

With only a year to go until England hosts the Rugby World Cup 2015, Prince Harry has been appointed honorary president of England Rugby 2015 – the organising committee delivering the tournament. A keen rugby fan, and vice patron of the Rugby .... more>>
GSWS 2014 releases Global Wellness Economy Monitor report  
GSWS 2014 releases Global Wellness Economy Monitor report

By Helen Andrews

The global spa industry has grown by 58 per cent since 2007 and is now valued at US$94bn (€73bn, £57bn), according to research released at last week’s Global Spa & Wellness Summit (GSWS) in Marrakech, Morocco. What’s more, the number of spa facilities worldwide has increased by 47 per cent – from 71,762 facilities in 2007 to 105,591 facilities in 2013. These .... more>>

Medi-spa regulatory update to be hosted by American Med Spa Association  
By Helen Andrews

The American Med Spa Association (AmSpa) is co-hosting a regulatory programme for the states of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania in partnership with the .... more>>
Quarter of preventable US cancers impacted by obesity and inactivity: report  
By Chris Dodd

Around a quarter of preventable cancers in the United States are thought to be impacted by people either being obese or overweight, or being physically .... more>>
London to host Euro 2020 final and semi-finals  
By Tom Anstey

Wembley Stadium in London has been selected to host the UEFA Euro 2020 final and semi-final stages of the tournament for the first time since Euro 96, beating .... more>>
Legoland Malaysia unveils RM6m Star Wars attraction  
By Tom Anstey

Legoland Malaysia has invested RM6m (US$1.8m, €1.4m, £1.1m) on a new Lego Star Wars attraction, which opened 15 September. The 900sq m (9,687sq ft) Lego Star Wars Miniland launched on the theme park’s second anniversary and is the first of its .... more>>
Mr Porter makes wearable tech moves with exclusive Google Glass tie up  
By Chris Dodd

Online fashion retailer Mr Porter has made moves to try and establish dominance in the wearable technology sector, with the website becoming the exclusive .... more>>
Videogame history museum coming to Texas  
By Tom Anstey

Plans have gained unanimous approval to bring a videogame history museum to Frisco, Texas – a first of its kind in the US. The non-profit venture has been approved by the Frisco .... more>>
IAAPA opens regional office for North America  
By Tom Anstey

The International Association of Amusement Parks (IAAPA) has opened a new office in the heart of the North America's theme park industry, Orlando, Florida, appointing its new vice president of North American Operations to oversee running of the .... more>>
Asian Games kick off in Incheon  
By Jak Phillips

The 2014 Asian Games began today (19 September) at South Korea’s Incheon Asiad Main Stadium with a colourful opening ceremony being staged at the 70,000-seat arena. From now until 4 October, almost 10,000 athletes from 45 .... more>>
National Gallery of Australia launches NGA Contemporary art space  
By Tom Anstey

The National Gallery of Australia in Canberra is about to open a new space which, for the first time in the gallery’s history, will be devoted to contemporary .... more>>
Mission Hills Haikou details neighbouring leisure developments to open in 2015  
By Helen Andrews

Three new leisure developments, spanning 435 acres (176 hectares) will open next to the luxury Chinese golf and hot spring spa retreat Mission Hills Haikou on .... more>>
Warwick Hotel Dubai unveils Kirana Spa & Health Club  
By Helen Andrews

The Warwick Hotel Dubai, UAE, which opened 14 April earlier this year, has unveiled its new spa and health club, which is bidding to cash in on the city's .... more>>
Botox may stunt emotional growth in young people: study  
By Helen Andrews

Botox injections that induce temporary paralysis of muscles in the upper face – to reduce wrinkling when people frown – could stop young people seeking this .... more>>
Aarhus Island designs revealed by Bjarke Ingels  
By Katie Buckley

Bjarke Ingels, and his architecture firm BIG, have unveiled plans for a public promenade mixed-use scheme to be built in .... more>>

Tim and Kit Kemp

People news:
Tim and Kit Kemp

Kit and Tim Kemp open Ham Yard Hotel
Making tracks

Health & Fitness:
Making tracks

No tvs or mirrors and no equipment except recycled tyres – Amen Iseghohi on his back to basics chain of gyms
Nicolas Ronco

Nicolas Ronco

The New York spa that offers naps and massages to stressed out executives is going global. Its founder tells us more
Tim Jahnigen and Lisa Tarver

People news:
Tim Jahnigen and Lisa Tarver

The co-founders of One World Futbol


How the Jeff Bezos-funded Bezos Center for Innovation is celebrating Seattle’s history of innovation
HRH Prince Harry

People news:
HRH Prince Harry

Prince Harry to launch Invictus Games
Martin Dalby

Martin Dalby

The Center Parcs CEO tells us why giving up on Woburn Forest was not an option, and what’s next for the company
Val Kempadoo

Val Kempadoo

The politician turned social entrepreneur on his plan to create a sustainable future for the Caribbean
Paul Baker

Architect focus:
Paul Baker

The Wilkinson Eyre director on the challenges of designing Singapore’s award-winning cooled conservatories
Product news
Tabata workout aims to improve both aerobic and anaerobic fitness

Tabata workout aims to improve both aerobic and anaerobic fitness


The first ever Tabata Cycle workout has been launched, providing a 20 minute exercise regime that extends the four minute Tabata protocol.
Oxygen training rig gives gyms more breathing room

Oxygen training rig gives gyms more breathing room


Health clubs and personal trainers will be able to offer group training sessions outdoors with D2F Fitness’ new functional training rig.
Tennis ace Serena Williams on a Mission to combat overheating

Tennis ace Serena Williams on a Mission to combat overheating


Mission Athletecare – which was co-founded by a group of athletes including tennis champion Serena Williams – has launched its ‘EnduraCool’ instant cooling towel in the UK.
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nWave Pictures Distribution

nWave was founded in 1994 by filmmaker Ben Stassen and D&D Entertainment Group, an independent TV production company headed by Eric Dillens.

nWave is a market leader in the production and distribution of high-quality and innovative 4D/3D attraction films; 3D/2D ride simulation films; and 3D nature documentaries for giant screen theatres and digital 3D cinemas, for location based entertainment and institutional venues.
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Featured Suppliers
New-look fitness facilities at Isenhurst Health Club

Life Fitness has installed new fitness equipment at Isenhurst Country Club, which has sites in Heathfield, Uckfield and Crowborough, East Sussex.
  New-look fitness facilities at Isenhurst Health Club
A sublime sensory experience from Elemis

Elemis takes you on a sublime sensory experience, transforming your skin, whilst delivering extraordinary results.
  A sublime sensory experience from Elemis

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World Spa & Well-being Convention 2014

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20-23 Sep 2014

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21-22 Sep 2014

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