02 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


Fitness First Middle East
Location: Middle East
Company: Premier Training International Ltd
Assistant General Manager
Salary: £16,000 - £20,000 + optional 100% of PT earnings
Location: Glasgow Quay, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
General Manager
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Crew Member / Fitness Instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Dundee, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Head of Marketing - Midway North America
Salary: Competitive
Location: New York-New York, United States
Company: Merlin Entertainments Group Ltd
Supervisor – Ground Service
Salary: Competitive
Location: Johor, Malaysia
Company: Legoland Malaysia
Supervisor - Admission
Salary: Competitive
Location: Johor, Malaysia
Company: Legoland Malaysia
Front Office Assistant
Salary: Competitive
Location: Johor, Malaysia
Company: Legoland Malaysia
Water Park Operations Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: California-Carlsbad, United States
Company: LEGOLAND California
Marketing Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Florida-Orlando, United States
Company: Merlin Entertainments Group Ltd
Trade Sales Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Florida-Orlando, United States
Company: Merlin Entertainments Group Ltd
Promotions Manager
Salary: expect a great benefits package including 401k
Location: Florida-Orlando, United States
Company: Sea Life

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in this issue

• Martin Long scotches LA fitness sell-off speculation
• Gym Group eyes 'Europe & beyond'
• Hotel union criticises Starwood robot plans


Property & tenders
Offers Invited by Informal Tender
Location: Company: Goadsby
Offers Invited by Informal Tender
Location: Company: Goadsby
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
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News headlines
Work on York's £37m stadium project to start in 2015  
Work on York's £37m stadium project to start in 2015

By Tom Anstey

Work on a £37m sports stadium to house both York City Football Club and the York City Knights Rugby League team is set to start in May, after more than a year of delays, from plans which date back to 2009. The 8,000-seat stadium – designed to easily expand to 12,000-seats should the need arise – is scheduled .... more>>
Oculus Rift offers mind-blowing results when paired with a real-life roller coaster  
Oculus Rift offers mind-blowing results when paired with a real-life roller coaster

By Tom Anstey

Researchers have taken the completely immersive Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets for a test run, sending roller coaster technology to a different .... more>>

Denmark's House of Culture to open in 2016  
By Katie Buckley

Work has started on Copenhagen’s House of Culture and Movement (Ku.Be.) in Denmark, aimed at engaging the local population in .... more>>
Club Managers Association names Michael Braidwood new director of education  
By Jak Phillips

The Club Managers Association of Europe (CMAE) has appointed Michael Braidwood as its new director of education, charged with overseeing the roll-out of a new educational pathway. The .... more>>
Indian day spas in Bangalore achieve high year on year annual growth  
By Helen Andrews

Spa owners in the cosmopolitan Indian locality of Koramangala, Bangalore, are raking in healthy profits, with year-on-year annual growth ranging between 30 to .... more>>
Cyprus plans crocodile farm as tourist lure  
By Tom Anstey

An Israeli/Cypriot consortium has put forward plans to build a visitor attraction housing 1,000 crocodiles in Psematismenos, Cyprus. The plans for the crocodile farm, submitted to .... more>>
Korea plans coffee-inspired theme park  
By Alice Davis

Popular South Korean coffee shop Tom n Toms has announced plans to build an amusement park in Chuncheon in the country’s northern province of Gangwon. An agreement was signed between the coffee shop chain, Gangwon’s .... more>>
Sunbed study uncovers heightened cancer risk from repeated tanning  
By Helen Andrews

A sunbed study has found users have a significantly increased risk of developing a common type of skin cancer caused by repeated tanning, rather than burning. .... more>>
RunKeeper to reward users with gifts for reaching fitness goals  
By Chris Dodd

Fitness tracking application RunKeeper has partnered with mobile reward service Kilp to give users gifts and brand samples when they reach their exercise goals. .... more>>
Mind The Map: UAE officials create areas-to-avoid guide for tourists visiting London  
By Chris Dodd

Tourists visiting London from the United Arab Emirates have been warned to avoid famous landmarks like Oxford Circus and Marble Arch, on a new list of .... more>>
Halal tourism conference to spotlight Muslim travel trends  
By Jak Phillips

This year’s international Halal Tourism Conference in Europe will launch an index of Muslims’ travel habits and current trends, shining light on a market said .... more>>
Macedonia searches for national identity as capital undergoes controversial €500m cultural revamp  
By Tom Anstey

Macedonia’s capital of Skopje is undergoing a major revamp, but some are calling the controversial makeover – intended to attract more tourists to the country – .... more>>
Privatised spas in Serbia to take advantage of tourism possibilities  
By Helen Andrews

A working group has been set up by the Serbian government to draw up possible solutions to problems faced by spa resorts and healthcare centres, privatised and owned by the Republic’s Pension and Disability Insurance Fund (PIO). The working group .... more>>
Canadian Science Museum ad pulled from TV for being 'too violent'  
By Tom Anstey

A new television advert for Vancouver, Canada’s, Science World Museum has been pulled from TV on the basis that the 30-second clip is “too violent”. The .... more>>
Saudi Arabia runs heritage training course to protect traditional architecture  
By Tom Anstey

A 60-day programme, conducted by Saudi Arabia’s National Urban Heritage Center (NUHC) and giving Saudi students comprehensive training in heritage renovation, .... more>>

Features
Tim Jahnigen and Lisa Tarver

People news:
Tim Jahnigen and Lisa Tarver


The co-founders of One World Futbol
A Pall Mall Palace

Hospitality:
A Pall Mall Palace


Grahame Senior finds out how the Reform Club is moving with the times
Sheila Johnson

Last word:
Sheila Johnson


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


Sector News:

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

People news:
Brent Bushnell


Brent Bushnell announces opening dates for STEAM Carnival


Talkback:

Is the government’s crackdown on term time holidays damaging tourism? Those affected slug it out
Martin Dalby

Interview:
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
MOHAI

Attractions:
MOHAI


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
Product news
Riders come face to face with dinosaurs in Simworx’s new immersive tunnel

Riders come face to face with dinosaurs in Simworx’s new immersive tunnel

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

Simworx has opened its first “immersive tunnel” ride as part of a new attraction at the Movie Park Germany theme park.
 
Infrared heating gives pilates classes a sunny disposition

Infrared heating gives pilates classes a sunny disposition

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

Five Infrarad heaters are creating the ideal temperature at classes at the Love Pilates studio in Glasgow.
 
Justice League recruits Alterface for dark ride project

Justice League recruits Alterface for dark ride project

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

Alterface Projects has been selected to provide interactivity for two dark rides set to open in Six Flags theme parks next year.
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StayDry Rainwear Limited

The UK's favourite supplier of disposable and reusable promotional rainwear.

StayDry offer bespoke printing services whereby you can have your rain poncho/raincoat printed with your own corporate logo or brand, for any promotional event.
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Tablet-based ResortSuite OPS expands with SPA Check-In App

ResortSuite provides highly integrated software solutions to leading hotel/resort, spa and club operations around the world. Its single guest database design ensures streamlined operations, lower costs and more importantly, happier guests.
  Tablet-based ResortSuite OPS expands with SPA Check-In App
Aromatherapy Associates unveils seasonal collection

Aromatherapy Associates has introduced its most indulgent seasonal collection ever. A range of options are available, including the first complete collection of bath and shower oils and sumptuously decadent rose gifts.
  Aromatherapy Associates unveils seasonal collection

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