30 Sep 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

Apprentice Fitness Instructor
Location: Chesham, United Kingdom
Company: Ènergie Group
Fit4Less Launch Trainer
Salary: £35,000 plus commission
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Fitness Instructor (part time)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Chesham, United Kingdom
Company: Ènergie Group
Personal Trainer -Self Employed
Salary: Competitive
Location: Croydon, Greater London, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Poole, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
General Manager
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
General Manager - Leisure Centre
Salary: £40K + 25 days holiday, private medical
Location: Croydon, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
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
Customer Relations (Sales) Manager
Salary: £26,000 per annum
Location: EN1 1YP, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion

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• Tesco to kickstart wellness push
• Rugby World Cup set to boost UK hotels

Property & tenders
Leisure Management Contract
Location: Company: Hart District Council
Phase 2 for the provision of a Strategic Leisure Development Partner
Location: Suffolk Company: Suffolk Coastal District Council
Invitation for Expressions of Interest for new cinema provision in Abingdon-on-Thames
Location: Company: Abingdon-on-Thames Council
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
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News headlines
Bottoms up: Heatherwick’s Bombay Sapphire Distillery ready to go  
Bottoms up: Heatherwick’s Bombay Sapphire Distillery ready to go

By Katie Buckley

One of Britain's best-loved gins - Bombay Sapphire - is set to open up its new home, a distillery and visitor centre in Laverstock, Hampshire. Opening its doors on 1 October, the Laverstock Mill has been completely renovated and fitted out for .... more>>
Arjen Robben plans self-dedicated museum  
Arjen Robben plans self-dedicated museum

By Tom Anstey

Soccer star Arjen Robben is about to follow the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Pelé by opening a museum dedicated to accolades and achievements collected over his own career. The Dutchman, who has played for the likes of Bayern Munich, Real .... more>>

Thailand to consider scrapping excise tax on spa fees to promote tourism  
By Helen Andrews

Thailand’s excise department is to consider supporting tourism by abolishing tax levied on profits made by the country’s golf courses and spas. The excise .... more>>
Rank Group rolls the dice on Belfast casino proposal  
By Jak Phillips

Gaming giant Rank Group has pitched plans for a new mixed-use leisure development – including a casino – to Belfast City .... more>>
Snøhetta reveal designs for Calgary Library, Canada  
By Katie Buckley

Oslo-based architecture and design firm Snøhetta has unveiled plans for its competition-winning Central Library and Plaza in Calgary, Canada. Following a .... more>>
Two found dead in decompression chamber at Japanese spa  
By Helen Andrews

A man and woman have died in a decompression chamber at a Japanese hot spring spa in the Saitama prefecture, north of Tokyo. A 65 year-old man and 58 .... more>>
British Museum turns to Minecraft in attempt to lure new audience  
By Tom Anstey

The British Museum in London has revealed plans to recreate the entire facility – complete with all of its exhibits – in .... more>>
Global Wellness Institute's branding structure revealed at GSWS 2014  
By Helen Andrews

Susie Ellis, chair and CEO of the Global Spa & Wellness Summit (GSWS), unveiled the branding structure of new industry body the Global Wellness Institute (GWI) .... more>>
Stationary bike exercise could boost effectiveness of dialysis treatment: study  
By Chris Dodd

Patients undergoing dialysis for kidney failure could benefit from exercising on a stationary bicycle during the treatment, according to a new study from the .... more>>
UK's £2bn Paramount theme park 'needs investment in public transport system'  
By Tom Anstey

A new report on Paramount’s £2bn (US$3.2bn, €2.5bn) theme park development in Kent, UK, has said that more investment will be needed in public transport, with .... more>>
Hospital to launch on-site spa for patients and public in Columbia, US  
By Helen Andrews

The Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge hospital in the city of Columbia, South Carolina, US, has partnered with spa and .... more>>
Koala conservation top of the agenda at wildlife conference  
By Tom Anstey

Koala expert Janine Duffy is set to present important research to delegates on the iconic Australian koala, which could potentially help to safeguard the Koala .... more>>
Almost three quarters of 16 to 24-year-old internet users 'interested in wearable tech'  
By Chris Dodd

Almost three quarters of 16 to 24-year-olds have used or hold an interest in wearable technology, according to new figures .... more>>
Anantara to operate waterfront hotel in Dubai's Culture Village in 2018  
By Helen Andrews

Anantara Resorts Hotels & Spas will operate a luxury waterfront hotel in Dubai’s Culture Village district to launch in early 2018, directly facing the Dubai .... more>>
Ai Weiwei unveils art exhibition at Alcatraz prison  
By Katie Buckley

America’s Alcatraz - one of the world’s most notorious prisons and now a top tourist attraction - is to play host to an art and sculpture exhibition by .... more>>


Sector News:

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

Singapore Sports Hub

Tom Walker finds out how Singapore’s new national stadium took shape
Product news
Alterface building “gaming cinema” for Marvel attraction

Alterface building “gaming cinema” for Marvel attraction


Alterface Projects is creating an original 3D-animated interactive gaming cinema as part of a project to build a touring attraction based on Marvel comics.
A dynamic and colourful interactive environment

A dynamic and colourful interactive environment


Empex Watertoys has supplied water park equipment at the newly refurbished and redesigned Cronwell Platamon Resort in Platamonas, Greece.
Gateway’s Galaxy selected at US science centre

Gateway’s Galaxy selected at US science centre


The Franklin Institute, one of the oldest science centres in the US, has selected Gateway Ticketing Systems to be its new ticketing and access control provider.
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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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Personal fitness doesn’t need to be a grind

Nestling in 134 acres of stunning Oxfordshire countryside, Bicester Hotel, Golf and Spa is the perfect venue for leisure, business, and golf.
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Spa software systems have traditionally been very robust. From the complex nature of booking spa services comes complex user interactions.
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30 Sep - 02 Oct 2014

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02-03 Oct 2014

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