29 Nov 2014 Leisure Management: daily news and jobs
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Centre Manager - Manchester Climbing Centre
Salary: Competitive
Location: Manchester
Company: Climbing Centre Group Ltd
Programme Manager (Sports & Leisure)
Salary: £39,351 - £41,148 pa
Location: Warwick, United Kingdom
Company: Warwick District Council
Head of Service (Leisure Service Operations)
Salary: £50,282 - £55,430 pa
Location: Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Company: Wiltshire Council
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Location: Nationwide, UK
Company: Premier Training International Ltd

Full time Membership Consultant
Salary: Competitive
Location: Watford, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Tennis Performance Officer
Salary: £22,221 (under review)
Location: Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Company: Aspire Sport and Culture Trust
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: East Croydon, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Leicester, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Health and Fitness Adviser (Part time)
Salary: £15,001 per annum, pro rata
Location: Essex, United Kingdom
Company: University of Essex Campus Services
Health and Fitness Supervisor
Salary: £18,413 per annum
Location: Essex, United Kingdom
Company: University of Essex Campus Services
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard) x2
Salary: £14,880 - £15,598 pa
Location: Whitby and Scarborough, United Kingdom
Company: Scarborough Borough Council
Group Health and Fitness Manager
Salary: Negotiable for the right candidate
Location: South Manchester, United Kingdom
Company: Trafford Community Leisure

Training directory

in this issue

• Labour reveals vision for activity-focused NHS
• Snap Fitness targets UK rollout
• The Student Hotel to target millennials

Property & tenders
Procurement Consultancy support for the Tendering of a Leisure Centre Management Contract
Location: Company: Test Valley
Sandbanks Recreational Business Opportunities
Location: Company: Borough of Poole
Leisure Management Contract: Market Engagement Day
Location: Company: Milton Keynes Council
Market Sounding
Location: Poole, Dorset Company: Borough of Poole
Aldershot Lido – Expressions of interest sought for complementary attractions
Location: Aldershot Company: Rushmoor Borough Council
Sports facility provision
Location: Company: Borough of Poole
Conference Director - for 7th International UNESCO conference on Global Geoparks
Location: Torquay, United Kingdom Company: Global Geoparks Network
Specialist leisure operator required to deliver quality sports and leisure services
Location: Powys Company: Powys County Council
Sports Playing Field for sale
Location: Company: Stiles Harold Williams
Fitted treatment rooms at Lee Valley VeloPark
Location: Company: Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
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News headlines
Philippe Starck's YOO-branded resort in the Philippines to launch in 2015  
Philippe Starck's YOO-branded resort in the Philippines to launch in 2015

By Helen Andrews

Aqua Boracay by YOO, a five-star 168-bedroom hotel, is set to launch in the last quarter of 2015 in the Philippines. The property is designed by YOO .... more>>
Adelaide fish market could become popular tourist attraction, says tourism minister  
Adelaide fish market could become popular tourist attraction, says tourism minister

By Tom Anstey

Australian Tourism Minister Leon Bignell has said the Port of Adelaide has the potential to become a popular tourist attraction centred around a fish market. Bignell said a fish market would be similar to that of the one in Sydney, which is the .... more>>

EFFEKT to design new cultural and sporting hub in Denmark  
By Katie Buckley

Architecture practice EFFEKT has won a competition to create an innovative new street sports and cultural facility in an old .... more>>
Matrix triumphs in battle for £25m Gym Group contract  
By Jak Phillips

Matrix Fitness has beaten off fierce competition from rivals to retain its supplier agreement with The Gym Group, in a new deal worth £25m over the next three .... more>>
Updated plans revealed for first European JW Marriott resort in Venice  
By Helen Andrews

JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts have revealed further spa details for its first Italian hotel in Venice - and its first resort in Europe - opening in March 2015. Architecture practice Matteo .... more>>
SNP calls for Aberdeen Council to abandon £30m gallery project  
By Tom Anstey

The Scottish National Party (SNP) is urging Aberdeen City Council leaders to abandon a £30m (US$47.2m, €37.9m) renovation project to completely revamp Aberdeen .... more>>
Crescent-shaped island in the Maldives unveils new 'spa palace'  
By Helen Andrews

After more than a year of renovations, the five-star Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa at Dhonakulhi in the Maldives has reopened .... more>>
Heritage Lottery Fund dishes out £11.3m to Buxton Crescent Hotel and Thermal Spa   
By Helen Andrews

The Heritage Lottery Fund has pledged a further £11.3m (US$18m, €14m) towards the scheme to redevelop Buxton Crescent and Thermal Spa, in addition to the £12.5m .... more>>
US$87m Sacramento science centre plans rest on bond decision  
By Tom Anstey

Sacramento City Council is currently considering whether to authorise a US$29m (€23.2m, £18.4m) bond to part-finance a new US$87m (€69.7m, £55.2m) science .... more>>
Budget cuts force one in ten UK museums to sell off parts of collections  
By Tom Anstey

A new survey from the Museums Association has shown that around one in every 10 UK museums are being forced to consider selling off parts of their collections .... more>>
Weekly strength training sessions can shave decades off biological age: study  
By Jak Phillips

Humans have searched for the secret to eternal youth since the dawn of time, but a new study suggests the elixir of life is more likely to be found in the gym than the holy grail. Research from Southampton Solent University has found that just two .... more>>
Precor lands Health & Fitness Nordic contract  
By Jak Phillips

Fitness supplier Precor has landed a major contract to deliver all cardiovascular and strength machine equipment for Health & Fitness Nordic Company (HFN), Scandinavia’s largest health club operator. HFN, whose CEO Olav Thorstad was presented with the EU Club Leadership Award 2014 at the recent IHRSA European Congress in Amsterdam, has more than .... more>>
R Hotels plans AED500m sharia-compliant resort and spa  
By Helen Andrews

R Hotels, the hospitality management division of the Ajman-based R Holding, UAE, has revealed plans for the first .... more>>
New chair and vice chair named for BABTAC and CIBTAC  
By Helen Andrews

The British Association of Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology (BABTAC) and The Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (CIBTAC) have appointed a new chair and vice chair for 2015/16, with each serving across .... more>>
Captive cetacean debate rages on as 120 countries consider ban and Vancouver ruling vetoed  
By Tom Anstey

The debate on whether or not cetaceans should be kept in captivity continues to rage on, as more than 100 countries signed a pledge to consider banning the .... more>>


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Sector News:

From spa to sports and technology to tourism, we look at leisure’s big stories
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A cool customer

A cool customer

We explain the science behind Vasper, a high-tech fitness system that’s being used by athletes and astronauts
Back to basics

Back to basics

Grahame Senior takes a look at the trend for more casual dining, and rounds up some operators doing it well
Singapore Sports Hub

Singapore Sports Hub

Tom Walker finds out how Singapore’s new national stadium took shape
LIW 2014

LIW show preview:
LIW 2014

Nicky Jobson on Leisure Industry Week

LIW exhibitor news:

LIW product launches and innovations
Nigel Walker

Nigel Walker

The ex hurdler and rugby player talks about the challenges of leading the English Institute of Sport

Design News:

BIG’s safari zoo, Frank Gehry’s Louis Vuitton Foundation and a compostable tower made from mushrooms
The art of collaboration

The art of collaboration

Dreamworks and Merlin tell us about the new Shrek-themed attractions
Product news
Doctor Who draws in visitors with wearable technology

Doctor Who draws in visitors with wearable technology


A newly-invented piece of technology is helping to give visitors to the Doctor Who Experience the time of their lives.
Picsolve awarded contract covering Dubai cluster

Picsolve awarded contract covering Dubai cluster


Dubai Parks and Resorts has handed Picsolve a five-year contract to provide a fully connected photo and video experience at four new themed developments.
Laser precision for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles attraction

Laser precision for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles attraction


Turtle power has been unleashed at the Nickelodeon Suites Resort hotel in Orlando as a laser maze experience created by SimEx-Iwerks opened.
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Euro Attractions Show

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

Euro Attractions Show is Europe’s largest trade fair dedicated to the attractions industry, with an extensive conference programme and networking events, as well as tours and visits to leading attractions.
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Insightful and inspiring Forum HOTel&SPA heads to Paris in 2015

A prestigious, dedicated networking day for leading spa professionals, the eighth Forum HOTel&SPA will be held on 28 May 2015 at the fittingly luxurious Four Seasons George V in Paris.
  Insightful and inspiring Forum HOTel&SPA heads to Paris in 2015
Physical Company enhances flooring solutions for 2015

Physical Company has identified fitness flooring as a growth market for 2015. The forward-thinking fitness equipment supplier has added a range of flooring products to its new catalogue.
  Physical Company enhances flooring solutions for 2015

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