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Strategic Lead - Physical Activity and Health
Salary: £36,000-£40,000
Location: Northwich, United Kingdom
Company: Sport Cheshire
Services Manager - Bishopstoke Park
Salary: £42,000 - £46,000 pa
Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Company: Anchor
Deputy General Manager
Salary: Circa £67k per annum
Location: Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Company: Center Parcs
Commercial Director Golf
Salary: Circa £55,000 pa
Location: South East or Central England, United Kingdom
Company: Glendale Golf
General Manager
Salary: £35,000
Location: Albany Leisure Centre, Enfield, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
Customer Relations Manager
Salary: £22,000 to £26,000
Location: Brockwell Lido, Lambeth, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
Services Manager - West Hall
Salary: £40,000 - £42,000 pa
Location: West Byfleet, United Kingdom
Company: Anchor
Head of Commercial Development
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 + benefits package
Location: Based London, United Kingdom
Company: Science Museum
Bio Sculpture Educator
Salary: Competitive
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Company: House of Enspa
Spa Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Company: House of Enspa
Reality Based Online Spa Management Course
Salary: -
Location: -
Company: Raison d'Etre
General Manager Designate
Salary: Competitive
Location: South West Region, United Kingdom
Company: Grosvenor Casinos

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in this issue

• Olympic Park opens to public after £300m investment
• Disregard 'feelings' over obesity
• Bill Shankly hotel plans revealed


Property & tenders
Maximise Your Property Asset Potential With Natural Retreats
Location: Company: Natural Retreats
Commercial Development Opportunities At Brockholes Visitor Centre And Nature Reserve
Location: Company: Lancashire Wildlife Trust
Invitation to provide a quotation to conduct an Options Appraisal for the future management of Chichester District Council's Sport and Leisure facilities
Location: Chichester Company: Chichester District Council
Edinburgh Leisure Fitness Equipment Tender
Location: Edinburgh Company: Edinburgh Leisure
Leisure Opportunity To Lease
Location: Isle of Wight Company: Scotcher and Co
Seasonal Coastal Visitor - Transport Operator
Location: North Tyneside Company: North Tyneside Council
Commercial development of multiple buildings
Location: Redbridge Company: Vision Redbridge Culture and Leisure Ltd
Former Ten Pin Bowling Centre - Offers Invited Leasehold
Location: Company: Christie + Co
Prime Seafront Development Opportunity
Location: Company: Jones Lang Lasalle
Promenade Park Concessions
Location: Company: Maldon District Council
Outdoor Leisure Centres for Sale
Location: Company: GVA
Invitation to let by formal tender for the Operation and maintenance of a nine hole, Par 3, golf course in oakwood park
Location: Company: Enfield Council
Expression of interest - To supply Customer photographic offer to compliment activity experience
Location: Waltham Cross, Herts Company: Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Liverpool reveals £150m Anfield stadium expansion design plans
 
Liverpool reveals £150m Anfield stadium expansion design plans

By Tom Anstey

Liverpool FC has revealed plans for a new look Anfield stadium, set to boost capacity by 13,300 seats at a cost of £150m (US$252m, €182m). Redevelopment of the historic Anfield’s Main Stand – designed by architectural firm KSS – will add an .... more>>
Plans revealed for Abu Dhabi sunken desert oasis by Heatherwick  
Plans revealed for Abu Dhabi sunken desert oasis by Heatherwick

By Katie Buckley

Plans have been unveiled to build a 125,000sq m (410,105sq ft) desert oasis in the shape of the Al Fayah Park in the city of Abu Dhabi. Scheduled to open to the public in 2017 – with work starting as soon as the design stage is finished by .... more>>

New York Wheel project sets annual target of six million visitors  
By Jason Holland

The world’s tallest observation wheel will be at the heart of a US$790m (€571m, £471m) transformation of Staten Island in New York City that aims to attract six .... more>>
Nic Ronco's YeloSpa trials innovative membership scheme  
By Helen Andrews

YeloSpa, the fast-growing spa franchise, is trialling a new membership programme – the Alive, Beautiful Club to engage customers and develop robust, recurring revenue streams. The aim is for .... more>>
Himalayan Shangri-La Hotel cuts ribbon in Lhasa  
By Helen Andrews

The Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa has opened in the administrative centre of Tibet, located on a plateau which is 3,650m (11,975ft) above sea level in the Himalayas. .... more>>
Monster attraction boosts Sesame Street park  
By Jason Holland

Sesame Place, the US theme park based on long-running children’s show Sesame Street, will open an entirely new themed area next month – its largest ever renovation. The Langhorne, Pennsylvania park’s new Cookie’s Monster .... more>>
First Four Seasons Hotel in South Africa to open mid 2014  
By Helen Andrews

The Four Seasons Hotel Westcliff Johannesburg, the global operator's first in South Africa, is set to open in the second .... more>>
US theme park first as solar energy powers Legoland Florida  
By Jason Holland

Legoland Florida ran completely on renewable solar energy yesterday (22 April) to mark Earth Day – the first theme park in the US to do so. The park .... more>>
Controversial Tiananmen Square museum opens this week  
By Jason Holland

The world's first museum about the Tiananmen Square massacre is set to open in Hong Kong this week. Commemorating the pro-democracy protesters killed in .... more>>
GSWS announces three keynote speakers for the 2014 event  
By Helen Andrews

The Global Spa & Wellness Summit (GSWS) has announced three speakers – an architect, an economist and a specialist in retail technology – for its eighth annual summit in Marrakech, Morocco. The summit’s futuristic theme, Fast Forward, means speakers will be focusing on the future of spa and wellness – from new .... more>>
The Aspen Club and Spa in Colorado prepares for US$65m redevelopment  
By Helen Andrews

The redevelopment of the Aspen Club and Spa in Colorado, including the addition of 20 timeshare condos, will break ground in Q3 this year. First proposed in .... more>>
Chedi Andermatt's GHM-operated spa makes debut  
By Helen Andrews

Beneath the renowned Gemstock peak of the Useren valley, the Chedi Andermatt resort – owned by Andermatt Swiss Alps AG – is now open for business. The Swiss .... more>>
US$371m Sochi theme park nearing completion  
By Jason Holland

A new theme park in Sochi adjacent to the site of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games has been given an official opening date of early June 2014 – but will let its first visitors through the gates .... more>>
Weight Watchers rumoured to be in takeover bid for online fitness startup  
By Jak Phillips

Virtual fitness coaching startup Wello could soon be subject to a takeover from Weight Watchers, according to press reports. A story on the website TechCrunch says sources have .... more>>
Europe’s first triple-launch coaster debuts in Germany  
By Jason Holland

Germany’s Holiday Park has opened a new themed area based on vampires and zombies – with Europe’s first triple-launch rollercoaster at its undead heart. Baltimore, US-based Premier Rides designed and manufactured the new .... more>>

Features


Future parks:

From edible gardens to underground parks, we take a look at the public spaces of tomorrow


Design news:

A curvy art gallery, a dome made by silkworms and a unique rock climbing gym
Tom Aikens & Levy Restaurants UK

Promotional feature:
Tom Aikens & Levy Restaurants UK


Tom Aikens is at the fore of London’s dining scene and has a growing collection of restaurants, with more due to open across the capital in the coming year
Completing the circle

Attractions:
Completing the circle


We speak to the people behind Stonehenge's new visitor centre


On the cover…:

Jenny Jones on making Olympic history


People News:

Lizzy Yarnold celebrates Olympic success, Starbucks' Howard Schultz takes on the tea market and Cirque du Soleil's new venture
Green house

Hospitality & Spa:
Green house


The family behind Ecover has spent £10.5m refurbishing a Cotwolds hotel. We find out how they kept it green
Paul Scialla

Last word:
Paul Scialla


Katie Barnes talks to founder Paul Scialla about pioneering a whole new way of building
A winning run

Snow Sports:
A winning run


After Britain's best Winter Olympics for 90 years, Kath Hudson asks how we can drive winter sports participation
Product news
Addressing functional imbalances

Addressing functional imbalances

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

The Jordan Training Academy has launched five brand new courses designed to bridge the gap between medical and alternative healthcare intervention and the prevention of injury, by teaching healthcare and fitness professionals to identify, assess and train distinctive functional imbalances.
 
Getting TIYRd

Getting TIYRd

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

The Escape TIYR has been designed to maintain the rawness of flipping strongman tyres, and delivers all the original fitness challenges, but with none of the downsides of scrap tyres.
 
Box clever

Box clever

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

Star Trac has launched BoxMaster education - instructor training to accompany its BoxMaster boxing training station.
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Euro Attractions Show

Euro Attractions Show (EAS) was established in 2005 with the first show in Vienna, Austria.

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Shaping futures

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  Shaping futures
Let your brand shine, whatever the weather

StayDry is the UK's favourite promotional rainwear company and has been supplying Merlin Entertainments' Alton Towers, Chessington World of Adventures, Thorpe Park and Warwick Castle attractions for the past eight years.
  Let your brand shine, whatever the weather
VOYA Launches New Organic Illuminating Facial

This new organic radiance-boosting facial is designed to even skin tone, increase clarity and leave you literally beaming in just one treatment.
  VOYA Launches New Organic Illuminating Facial

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