19 Jul 2018 World leisure: news, training & property
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Leisure Project Development Manager
Salary: £41,846 - £44,697 pa
Location: West Lancashire District, UK
Company: West Lancashire Borough Council

Head of Quest
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000
Location: Hertfordshire based, with work across the UK, United Kingdom
Company: Right Directions

Swimming Teacher (STA or Swim England Level 2)
Salary: £13.50 to £14.62 per hour
Location: Bristol, UK
Company: Filton Town Council

Fitness Professional
Salary: £20,000 per annum, dependent on experience and qualifications
Location: Nottingham, UK
Company: Nottingham High School

Wellbeing Instructor (Community Weight Management)
Salary: £18,034 - £20,097 per annum
Location: Wigan, UK
Company: Inspiring healthy lifestyles
Club Host (Sales and Retention Manager)
Salary: £18,000
Location: Peterborough, UK
Company: énergie group
Level 2 Gym Instructor Course
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Discovery Learning
Personal Trainer Diploma
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Discovery Learning
Master Level 3 and 4 Personal Training Diplomas
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Discovery Learning
Club Host (Sales and Retention Manager)
Salary: £18,000
Location: Peterborough, UK
Company: énergie group
Senior Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £ 22,320 per annum
Location: Barnet, UK
Company: GLL
Duty Manager (Part Time)
Salary: Up to £21,460 per annum (39 hours a week pro rata)
Location: Bath, UK
Company: GLL
Salary: Competitive
Location: Cheadle, UK
Company: énergie group
Sales & Retention Manager
Salary: Grade H £29,055 - £31,401 a year
Location: Derby, UK
Company: Derby City Council
Swimming Teachers - ASA/STA
Salary: £15,002 per annum (actual salary for term time)
Location: Cheshire, UK
Company: Seashell Trust
Swimming Teachers
Salary: Competitive rate of pay
Location: Shipston-on-Stour, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive rate of pay
Location: Shipston-on-Stour, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Club Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Peterborough, UK
Company: énergie group
Recreation Assistant
Salary: Up to £21,284 per annum
Location: Poplar, London, UK
Company: GLL

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in this issue

• 'Action needed' on £21bn leisure plan
• PureGym acquires London's Soho Gyms
• Travelodege launches 'budget chic' brand

Property & tenders
FOR SALE - Hasting's Pier, A Symbol of Regeneration
Location: White Rocks, Hastings Company: GVA
Recreational Land for Development of Sporting Activities
Location: Company: Gravesham Borough Council
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Disability and accessibility over heritage, says Archbishop of Canterbury  
Disability and accessibility over heritage, says Archbishop of Canterbury

By Tom Anstey

Justin Welby – the Archbishop of Canterbury – has said that disability and accessibility should take precedence when it comes to heritage matters. For the Church of England, all places of worship – and not only listed properties – are subject to the Faculty Jurisdiction system, which balances the needs of .... more>>
Studio Libeskind finish Wuhan museum reflecting the city’s ‘future and spirit’  
Studio Libeskind finish Wuhan museum reflecting the city’s ‘future and spirit’

By Luke Cloherty

Daniel Libeskind and his New York studio have completed their first venture into China – a museum in the Hubei province’s capital city of Wuhan. Working in collaboration with the City of Wuhan and Vanke, the largest property developer in China, Studio Libeskind designed the Museum of Zhang ZhiDong to function as .... more>>

New Zealand government pulls NZ$25m convention centre fund unless Peter Jackson can reach agreement over Wellington movie museum  
By Tom Anstey

New Zealand's government has suspended NZ$25m (US$17m, €14.5m, £12.3m) financing for a convention centre in Wellington, New Zealand, with the plans on hold until Sir Peter Jackson can reach .... more>>
Airbnb offers tea in Tokyo with Kengo Kuma and tour of his under-construction Olympic stadium  
By Kim Megson

Airbnb has offered an exclusive meet and greet with Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, which will include a visit to his under-construction Tokyo Olympic stadium. Five guests were given the .... more>>
Alex James named as spa director at The Langley in Buckinghamshire  
By Lauren Heath-Jones

Industry veteran Alex James has been appointed to the role of spa director at The Langley Hotel & Spa in Buckinghamshire. James joins The Langley with more that 14 years industry .... more>>
Priedlhof Hotel & Spa debuts Dream Well Suite  
By Jane Kitchen

The Priedlhof Hotel and Spa in South Tyrol, Austria, has unveiled a Dream Well Suite, which has won this year’s Innovation Award at the European Health and Spa Awards. Guests staying in .... more>>
KidZania teams up with Nintendo for London Labo experience  
By Tom Anstey

Kidzania's London attraction at the Westfield Shopping Centre has made a new addition to the pint-sized indoor city – the Nintendo Labo. Teaming with Nintendo for the experience, the new .... more>>
OOPEAA to create floating swimming pools and spas for coastal cities  
By Luke Cloherty

Finnish architects OOPEAA have won a competition to design and create floating sea pools for public use in coastal cities and towns around the world, with the first to be rolled out in Oulu .... more>>
Bonnie Baker named board president of GSN  
By Jane Kitchen

The nonprofit trade association Green Spa Network has named new leadership positions to its board of directors. Bonnie Baker, cofounder of Satteva Spa & Wellness Concepts, has been .... more>>
Buffalo Museum of Science reopens renovated observatory after 19 years  
By Tom Anstey

The Buffalo Museum of Science in Buffalo, New York, has celebrated the opening of its new digital planetarium, following the redevelopment of its Kellogg Observatory. The observatory, .... more>>
Hellenic philosophy, Chinese medicine inspire Greece’s Euphoria Retreat  
By Jane Kitchen

A new holistic wellness destination with a dramatic four-storey spa has opened in the Greek Byzantine town of Mystras. The Euphoria Retreat includes 45 bedrooms and suites, some with .... more>>
Napa Valley’s Carneros Spa undergoes US$3.5m spa renovation  
By Jane Kitchen

Carneros Resort and Spa in Napa Valley, California, has transformed the 5,919sq foot spa after a US$3.5m (€3m, £2.7m) renovation. Designed by Oakland-based firm Nina Ciappa Interiors .... more>>
Barnes Foundation uses intelligent machines to offer new ways of interpreting art collections  
By Tom Anstey

Philadelphia's Barnes Foundation art gallery has used machine learning to create an intelligent art critic, with the technology able to interpret and pair digital artwork together to .... more>>
Gold's Gym expands in Saudi Arabia – looks to tap into growing market  
By Tom Walker

US-based fitness franchise Gold's Gym has secured its 10th facility in Saudi Arabia. The 27,000sq ft, franchised club is located in the south western city of Abha and will be owned by .... more>>
Azerbaijan to host 2019 session of World Heritage Committee  
By Tom Anstey

The 43rd session of Unesco's World Heritage Committee will take place in Baku, Azerbaijan, it has been revealed. Taking place between 30 June and 10 July next year, the annual meeting aims .... more>>

Bright Hart Lane

Bright Hart Lane

Grant Cornwell on the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation’s community work
Lak Mitchell

People profile:
Lak Mitchell

Lak Mitchell on driving the Boomtown Festival for eight successful years
Future of leisure

New opening:
Future of leisure

Selby Summit focuses on activity, not sport. Is it a new era for leisure centres?
Cruise control

Talking Point:
Cruise control

The cruise industry is expanding, but concerns are growing about pollution
Tony Butler

Tony Butler

Derby Museums Trust executive director delivers social justice in museums
Failing the elderly

Editor’s letter:
Failing the elderly

Liz Terry shares her thoughts
Rule breakers

Rule breakers

Leisure architecture that’s pushing boundaries and upturning expectations
Angels’ advocate

Angels’ advocate

Gymtopia founder Ray Algar on making a difference beyond the health club walls
Joe Taylor

People profile:
Joe Taylor

The founder of Wave Project uses surfing to get through to troubled kids
James White

People profile:
James White

Thermal spa researcher and consultant on leading major overhaul of Maruia Hot Springs in New Zealand
Product news
Reiver signs software deal with FunXtion

Reiver signs software deal with FunXtion


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


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


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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SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment

SimEx Inc. is the parent company of SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment. Our main offices are located in Toronto, Los Angeles and Baltimore.

SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment has been serving the amusement industry for 30 years, through three operating divisions: Attractions Development; Content Licensing, Production & Distribution; and Technology/Engineering.
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Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, United States

14-16 Aug 2018

Australasian Gaming Expo - AGE 2018

International Convention Centre Sydney, Sydney, Australia

27 Aug 2018

Micklegate Run Soap Box Challenge 2018

Micklegate, York, United Kingdom

28 Aug - 01 Sep 2018

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01 Sep 2018

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06-09 Sep 2018

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10-11 Sep 2018

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