22 Jul 2017 World leisure: news, training & property
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Spa Manager
Location: Doha, Qatar
Company: ESPA International (UK) Ltd
Sales Manager
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Gainsborough, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Sales Manager
Salary: Competitive salary plus commission
Location: Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Operations Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Programmes and Events National Manager
Salary: £22,680 to £28,350 pa
Location: Slimbridge, United Kingdom
Company: The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust
Pavilion Manager
Salary: £21,000 - £23,000
Location: Kidlington, United Kingdom
Company: Legacy Leisure
Duty Manager x 2
Salary: £16,500 - £17,500 per annum
Location: Kidlington, United Kingdom
Company: Legacy Leisure
Duty Manager (Wet)
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Bedworth, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Forest Centre Manager
Salary: £29,401 - £32,486
Location: Wendover, United Kingdom
Company: Forestry Commission
Fitness Manager
Salary: £22,000 per annum
Location: Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Company: Legacy Leisure
Technical Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Company: The Dungeons
Trade Sales Coordinator
Salary: Competitive
Location: Kansas City, MO, United States
Company: Legoland Discovery Centre
Social Media Specialist
Salary: Competitive
Location: New York, NY, United States
Company: Madame Tussauds
Duty Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Company: Madame Tussauds
Cluster Operations Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Orlando, FL, United States
Company: Sea Life

Training directory

in this issue

• UK Sport chair unmoved by funding pleas
• Gym made from recycled aerosols
• Bodmin Jail hotel project approved

Property & tenders
Leisure Operator to manage the Central Milton Keynes Community Sports Facility (Sport Central)
Location: Company: Milton Keynes Council
Outdoor Pursuits Partnering Soft Market Test
Location: Walsall Company: Walsall Council
Expressions of Interest for the provision of leisure management services at Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Aylesbury
Location: Company: Wheelpower- British Wheelchair Sport
Opportunity to Operate Two Major West Midlands Leisure Centres
Location: Company: Solihull Metroplitan Borough Council
For Sale / To Let Outdoor Pursuits Centre
Location: Company: GVA
Invitation to Quote: Specialist Consultancy Advice - Leisure Facilities
Location: Company: Barrow in Furness Borough Council
A Historic Opportunity - Hastings Castle
Location: Hastings Company: GVA
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Work on York Community Stadium to begin in October  
Work on York Community Stadium to begin in October

By Matthew Campelli

The construction of a new stadium for York City Football Club and York City Knights Rugby League Club will start in October. With a construction period of around 16 months, the York Community Stadium will be able to hold 8,000 fans and will include a number of leisure and community developments around the .... more>>
Equinox to expand after winning backing from private equity firm  
Equinox to expand after winning backing from private equity firm

By Ben Coxon

L Catterton, the world’s largest consumer-focused private equity firm, has bought a minority stake in luxury gym chain Equinox. New York-based Equinox operates 89 clubs in major cities around the US, as well as sites in Canada and London. Funding from the investment will see the chain attempt to grow its .... more>>

Alila Yangshuo, set in historic sugar mill, features underground, ‘cave-like’ spa with walls of volcanic rock  
By Jane Kitchen

Alila’s second location in China, Alila Yangshuo, is set in a historic sugar mill that has been converted to a 117-bedroom “modern retro” resort in Guilin, overlooking the Li River. A Spa .... more>>
Diversity at the top of the agenda as New York lays out detailed plan for culture  
By Tom Anstey

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio has outlined the US city’s first ever plan for culture, linking future funding for museums and arts groups to the diversity of their staff. A blueprint .... more>>
App users to star in Freeletics advertising campaign  
By Ben Coxon

Four civilians have been selected to star in Freeletics’ advertising campaign, as the Munich-based fitness company attempts to demonstrate the universality of its offer. The firm’s ‘Real .... more>>
Gensler wins another MLS project with North Carolina  
By Matthew Campelli

US architecture firm Gensler has designed a stadium for Major League Soccer (MLS) hopeful North Carolina Football Club – one of a number of football-specific projects the studio is working .... more>>
Diverse design and development team begin work on North America's largest ski village  
By Kim Megson

Construction has begun on North America's largest ski village development: a vast new leisure community in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains. Over 200 stakeholders gathered at the base .... more>>
SO-IL and Laisne Roussel win design competition to masterplan Parisian riverfront site  
By Kim Megson

New York architects SO – IL and French firm Laisne Roussel have won an international design competition to integrate new buildings and public spaces into Paris’ historic but underused Place .... more>>
Google brings back Glass tech with focus on improving job productivity  
By Tom Anstey

Google’s Glass smart wear technology has been resurrected with job productivity in mind, two years on from the company scrapping its original consumer model. The original technology, worn .... more>>
eGym appoints European director as UK head exits  
By Deven Pamben

Equipment and software supplier eGym has appointed Eric Wenig as its European director at the same time that its UK head Jochen Michaelis is leaving the company. Wenig, previously vice .... more>>
US$48m Prosper Stadium announced for Texas school district  
By Ben Coxon

The Prosper Independent School District (IDS) just north of Dallas has unveiled plans for a US$48m (€41.5m, £37m) 12,000 capacity stadium and attached natatorium, set to open in 2019. .... more>>
Barry's Bootcamp to open new studios in Europe  
By Lauretta Ihonor

Boutique fitness brand Barry’s Bootcamp is set to increase its European footprint as it opens its first studios in Stockholm and Milan later this summer. The .... more>>
Ritz-Carlton debuts in Kazakhstan capital  
By Florence Head

Luxury hotel operator The Ritz-Carlton has opened a location in Astana, the capital city of Kazakhstan. Owned by Verny Capital Group, the hotel offers a wide range of wellness facilities, .... more>>
IHRSA European Congress to focus on technology  
By Deven Pamben

The 17th Annual International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) European Congress will focus on what fitness leaders need to know about staying ahead in an evolving .... more>>
Freeman expands sports and entertainment reach with acquisition of BaAM  
By Tom Anstey

Brand experience provider Freeman has announced the acquisition of creative production company BaAM, expanding its business into the sports and entertainment markets. Headed by CEO Reg .... more>>

Beyond demographics

Visitor profiles:
Beyond demographics

Gerri Morris, of Morris Hargreaves McIntyre, on defining cultural consumers
Bright Hart Lane

Bright Hart Lane

Grant Cornwell on the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation’s community work
Ireland’s wild side

Ireland’s wild side

The Wild Atlantic Way is helping tourists discover a whole new side of Ireland
Taking the waters

Thermal Spa:
Taking the waters

Magali Robathan met the key people behind the Gainsborough Bath Spa
Angels’ advocate

Angels’ advocate

Gymtopia founder Ray Algar on making a difference beyond the health club walls
Making a big play

Adult play:
Making a big play

LM reports on the emerging trend of adults playing like kids
Wasted opportunity

Wasted opportunity

Restaurants take innovative approaches to solve the problem of food surplus
Space age

Green space:
Space age

With land at a premium, the definition of public parks and green space is evolving
Cruise control

Talking Point:
Cruise control

The cruise industry is expanding, but concerns are growing about pollution
Failing the elderly

Editor’s letter:
Failing the elderly

Liz Terry shares her thoughts
Product news
Virgin launches boxing fitness class Punch

Virgin launches boxing fitness class Punch


Virgin Active has launched Punch - a boxing workout that consists of 12 rounds, focusing on speed, core and power.
Elevate wins trade show award

Elevate wins trade show award


Health and fitness trade show Elevate has beaten a number of organisations to pick up a gong at the Association of Event Organisers (AEO) Awards 2017.
Studio RHE merge restaurant with co-working space at London's placemaking Palatino

Studio RHE merge restaurant with co-working space at London's placemaking Palatino


British architecture practice Studio RHE have merged an Italian restaurant and a modern co- working space under one roof in London’s Clerkenwell.
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Alliance Leisure

The company’s core business is the provision of facility development and support for Local Authorities, educational establishments and Leisure Trusts that want to improve or expand the leisure products and services they offer.

Alliance Leisure was established specifically to meet the changing development needs of the public sector, education and Leisure Trust market.
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A touch of urban cool with a steel Core

Core by Premier Software (Core) is the leading single and multi-site software solution designed specifically for the spa, wellness and leisure industry.
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Diversity is the key to retention: Traditional operators turn fitness on its head with MoveGB

New research shows there is a simple trick to extending health club membership life by four times.
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08-30 Jul 2017

Dynamic Reformer Course

Ten Health & Fitness Hatton Garden, London, United Kingdom

11-13 Aug 2017

China (Zhongshan) International Games & Amusement Fair

Zhongshan Convention Center, Zhongshan, China

24 Aug 2017

Leisure Industry Communication and Marketing Awards

ANZ Stadium, Sydney, Australia

07-09 Sep 2017

Annual SWAA Conference

Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Spa Resort, Bel Ombre, Mauritius

09-10 Sep 2017

FitPro Live 2017: Chain Reaction

CitySport, London, United Kingdom

10-11 Sep 2017

The International Congress of Esthetics and Spa - Long Beach

Long Beach Convention Center , Long Beach, United States

10-13 Sep 2017

SPATEC Fall North America

Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, La Jolla, San Diego, United States

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