27 May 2018 World leisure: news, training & property
 
 
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General Managers
Salary: £Competitive + Significant bonus
Location: Farnborough & West Reading, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group



Assistant Manager - Lee Valley Athletics Centre
Salary: £27799 - £29516
Location: Edmonton, London, UK
Company: Vibrant Partnerships



Assistant General Managers
Salary: up to £20,000
Location: Leeds, Reading and Glasgow, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group



Qualified Lifeguard/Senior Lifeguard
Salary: Competitive Salary
Location: Oakham, Rutland, UK
Company: Anglian Water


DIRECTOR OF ENTERPRISE AND BUSINESS
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: Devon, UK
Company: Aptus Recruitment
Personal Trainer
Salary: Circa £20,000
Location: Buckinghamshire, UK
Company: The Langley Spa
Spa Therapist
Salary: Circa £20,000 plus benefits scheme
Location: Buckinghamshire, UK
Company: The Langley Spa
Spa Receptionist
Salary: Circa £19,000 plus benefits scheme
Location: Buckinghamshire, UK
Company: The Langley Spa
Senior Spa Therapist
Salary: Circa £25,000 plus benefits scheme
Location: Buckinghamshire, UK
Company: The Langley Spa
Senior Spa Receptionist
Salary: Circa £23,000 plus benefits scheme
Location: Buckinghamshire, UK
Company: The Langley Spa
Personal Trainer
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Company: Smart Fitness
Senior Events Officer
Salary: £31,195 - £34,146
Location: Falkirk, UK
Company: Falkirk Community Trust
Operations Manager, Erith Leisure Centre
Salary: £22,000 - £23,500 per annum
Location: Avenue Road, Erith DA8 3AT, UK
Company: Lex Leisure
Personal Trainer
Salary: Unlimited Earning Potential!
Location: Southwark SE1 1YZ, UK
Company: énergie group
Swimming Instructor
Location: Leeds, UK
Company: Parkwood Leisure
General Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Stratford, East London
Company: GLL
Director (Operations and Core Market)
Salary: £40,858 with potential future progression to £45,648
Location: Exeter, UK
Company: Active Devon
Food and Beverage Assistant
Salary: £7.83 - £8.83 per hour
Location: Kent, UK
Company: Mytime Active
Personal Trainer
Salary: 100% of PT takings - No Rent.
Location: Banbury, UK
Company: énergie fitness

Training directory

Train as a Les Mills Instructor


Institute of Swimming


Active IQ


GLL College


Discovery Learning
 



in this issue

• Spending on fitness and sport on the up
• Xponential Fitness to enter UK market
• IHG moves in on UK luxury market


Property & tenders
Leasing opportunity
Location: Lee Valley Company: Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Development Opportunity
Location: Dundonald International Ice Bowl Company: Lisburn and Castlereagh Council
Getting People in North Wales Active. For Life.
Location: Company: Sport Wales
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Odile Decq leads protest demanding equality for women in architecture at Venice Biennale  
Odile Decq leads protest demanding equality for women in architecture at Venice Biennale

By Kim Megson

Odile Decq has led a protest today (25 May) at the Venice Architecture Biennale against discrimination faced by women in architecture, releasing a manifesto urging everyone involved in the industry to “make a vow to uphold fairness, transparency and collaboration.” Architects including Alison Brooks, Toshiko .... more>>
New kids addition to Ferrari Land as PortAventura targets 5 million visitors  
New kids addition to Ferrari Land as PortAventura targets 5 million visitors

By Tom Anstey

PortAventura has expanded its offering at Ferrari Land, introducing a new children's area for visitors to the popular destination as it attempts to reach 5 million visitors in 2018. Featuring five new rides manufactured by Italian company the SBF Visa Group, the kids' area is anchored by Junior Red Force – a .... more>>

Blackpool Pleasure Beach debuts £16.25m Icon rollercoaster  
By Tom Anstey

Blackpool Pleasure Beach has debuted its highly-anticipated steel launch coaster – Icon – which opens to the public today (25 May). Designed by German rollercoaster engineer Werner Stengel .... more>>
Bill Bensley’s luxury tented resort to include signature lunar phase wellness treatments  
By Jane Kitchen

Capella Ubud, Bali, a luxury tented retreat, is set to open on Friday 29th June. Designed by architect Bill Bensley, the resort is nestled between the rainforest, rice paddy fields and the .... more>>
Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo set to launch US$22m Asian Highlands exhibit  
By Tom Anstey

The Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is set to launch its brand new US$22m (€18.8m, £16.4m) Asian Highlands Exhibit, taking visitors to the Himalayan mountains and grasslands of Northern .... more>>
Comcast potentially hijacking Disney's Fox deal with new bid  
By Tom Anstey

Disney's acquisition of Fox is in jeopardy, after Comcast confirmed plans to top Disney's US$52.4bn (€44.27bn, £39bn) offer for the company. Announced in December last year, Disney and Fox .... more>>
Tourism zone expansion gives hope for Memphis aquarium and culture centre proposal  
By Tom Anstey

A US$125m (€107m, £93.3m) proposals to create a leisure development – featuring a world class aquarium and cultural centre in Memphis – have moved a step closer, after the Tennessee city won .... more>>
Finnish healthcare provider Pihlajalinna expands into wellness with fitness chain deal  
By Tom Walker

Finnish private healthcare provider Pihlajalinna has announced plans to expand operations into the wellness sector, following the acquisition of health club chain Forever. The company .... more>>
LivNordic launches ‘world’s longest spa break’  
By Jane Kitchen

Viking Cruises has launched an around-the-world luxury cruise, complete with a LivNordic spa, making it the longest spa break in the world. The Viking Sun will span 59 countries during a .... more>>
Royal-themed attraction opens at Peppa Pig World  
By Helen Patenall

Paultons Park in Hampshire, UK, has opened a new zone at its Peppa Pig World attraction. Central to the new expansion is the 10m-high Queen’s Castle, where guests reach the top of a tower .... more>>
GWI launches monthly virtual think tank series  
By Jane Kitchen

The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has launched access+INSIGHTS, a new series of monthly virtual video explorations of the most relevant topics impacting the US$3.7tr global wellness .... more>>
Alejandro Aravena reflects on impact of his Venice Architecture Biennale, as anticipation mounts for 2018 exhibition  
By Kim Megson

Pritzker laureate Alejandro Aravena has reflected on the impact of the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, which he curated, in the run up to the 2018 edition the renowned international .... more>>
Six Flags acquires five new US parks  
By Tom Anstey

Six Flags is expanding its US reach, announcing the acquisition of five new parks to bring its North American portfolio up to 25 properties. The operator has a purchase agreement with .... more>>
Mo Salah's boots go on display at British Museum  
By Tom Walker

Egyptian striker Mo Salah, winner of this year's Golden Boot for being the top goalscorer in the English Premier League, has donated a pair of his boots to the British Museum, where they .... more>>
Disney reveals opening dates for Star Wars attractions  
By Tom Anstey

Disney has released a new video for its Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge attractions, confirming the additions will come first to California in the Summer of 2019 and then to Florida just a few .... more>>

Features
Failing the elderly

Editor’s letter:
Failing the elderly


Liz Terry shares her thoughts
Craig Lister

Interview:
Craig Lister


Green Gym’s managing director is harnessing the power of gardening
High ideals

Regeneration:
High ideals


In Utah, a bunch of hip entrepreneurs is creating a crowdfunded ski resort
Joe Taylor

People profile:
Joe Taylor


The founder of Wave Project uses surfing to get through to troubled kids
Taking the waters

Thermal Spa:
Taking the waters


Magali Robathan met the key people behind the Gainsborough Bath Spa
Bright Hart Lane

Community:
Bright Hart Lane


Grant Cornwell on the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation’s community work
Wasted opportunity

Hospitality:
Wasted opportunity


Restaurants take innovative approaches to solve the problem of food surplus
Tony Butler

Interview:
Tony Butler


Derby Museums Trust executive director delivers social justice in museums
Lak Mitchell

People profile:
Lak Mitchell


Lak Mitchell on driving the Boomtown Festival for eight successful years
Rule breakers

Disruption:
Rule breakers


Leisure architecture that’s pushing boundaries and upturning expectations
Product news
Reiver signs software deal with FunXtion

Reiver signs software deal with FunXtion

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

Fitness solution provider Reiver Fitness has signed a technology partnership with software specialist FunXtion.
 
Physical Company to launch new Evo Bench at Elevate

Physical Company to launch new Evo Bench at Elevate

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

Fitness equipment manufacturer Physical Company has announced the launch of the Evo Bench, a single-station multi-functional workout bench.
 
Efteling relaunches Python roller coaster following refurbishment

Efteling relaunches Python roller coaster following refurbishment

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

Efteling, a fantasy theme park based in The Netherlands, has reopened its iconic Python coaster, following a €4.5m (£3.9m, US $5.6m) refurbishment.
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Holovis puts riders at the heart of the Wicker Man with immersive storytelling

Following its public opening last week, Holovis' Peter Cliff has revealed details of the company's involvement on the new Wicker Man coaster at Alton Towers.
  Holovis puts riders at the heart of the Wicker Man with immersive storytelling

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29 May - 02 Jun 2018

ACSM's 65th Annual Meeting

Various, Minneapolis, United States



30-31 May 2018

Vision for Cardiff Bay & Heritage

The Exchange Hotel, Cardiff, United Kingdom



04-05 Jun 2018

Hotel Summit

Radisson Blu Hotel, Stansted, United Kingdom



06-08 Jun 2018

HI Design Europe: Hotel Interior Design: The Decision Makers' Forum

Andel’s by Vienna House Hotel, Berlin, Germany



07 Jun 2018

Forum HOTel&SPA

Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris, France



07-09 Jun 2018

Ecsite Annual Conference 2018

Natural History Museum of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland



07-10 Jun 2018

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