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General Manager
Salary: £41,148 - £44,427 a year
Location: Derby Arena, United Kingdom
Company: Derby City Council


General Manager (Maternity Cover)
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 + bonus + optional PT income
Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Chief Executive Officer
Salary: £30,000 pa
Location: Leeds, United Kingdom
Company: Bramley Baths
General Manager
Salary: Circa £47,500 per annum plus benefits
Location: Scarborough, United Kingdom
Company: Sheffield International Venues
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Temporary Swimming Instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: East Sussex, United Kingdom
Company: Chailey Heritage Foundation


Site Manager (Jorvik Group)
Salary: between £17,000 and £18,270 per annum
Location: York, United Kingdom
Company: JORVIK Viking Centre
General Manager (Maternity Cover)
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 + bonus + optional PT income
Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Reading, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Student Activities Coordinator - Give Sport a Go
Salary: £20,374
Location: Salford
Company: University of Salford Students' Union
Chief Executive Officer
Salary: £30,000 pa
Location: Leeds, United Kingdom
Company: Bramley Baths
Fitness Instructor/Duty Manager
Salary: £19,000 - £23,000 excluding monthly bonus
Location: Hammersmith, West London, United Kingdom
Company: Charing Cross Sports Club
Business Strategy Manager
Salary: Band 9: £27,323 - £28,922 pa
Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
Company: Gedling Borough Council
General Manager
Salary: Circa £47,500 per annum plus benefits
Location: Scarborough, United Kingdom
Company: Sheffield International Venues
SDO Multi-Sports Instructors
Salary: IRO £18,500 pa tax free
Location: Saudi Arabia
Company: LeisureForce

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in this issue

• Pure Gym to push expansion despite failed merger
• ukactive criticises NICE guidelines
• Maiden voyage for Titanic Hotel


Property & tenders
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
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Freefall drop used to simulate near-death experiences is newest attraction at Tivoli Friheden  
Freefall drop used to simulate near-death experiences is newest attraction at Tivoli Friheden

By Tom Anstey

A new theme park ride for daredevils has opened at Tivoli Friheden theme park in Denmark – a ride which is a 100ft (30m) freefall drop with a net at .... more>>
Grand Canyon development proposals cause controversy  
Grand Canyon development proposals cause controversy

By Helen Andrews

Two projects in and around the Grand Canyon – the famous US landmark that welcomed nearly 4.6 million visitors in 2013 – are raising concerns about how much more development the attraction can withstand. The first project, led by the Italian .... more>>

Merlin builds on Lego's popularity in Japan with announcement of Osaka Discovery Centre  
By Tom Anstey

Merlin Entertainments and Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan in Japan have announced plans today (23 July) to open a new Legoland Discovery Centre in Tempozan Market Place .... more>>
One Piece anime theme park coming to Tokyo Tower in 2015  
By Tom Anstey

Anime fans could soon be planning a trip to Tokyo to visit the world’s first One Piece theme park, due to open its doors in Q1 of 2015. The popular .... more>>
US$500m version of Puy du Fou coming to Russia in 2017  
By Tom Anstey

Plans for a US$500m (€371m, £292m) historical theme park in Russia have been confirmed after Russian billionaire Konstantin Malofeyev signed an agreement with .... more>>
Exclusive: Jeremy McCarthy outlines wellness principles ahead of Mandarin Oriental expansion  
By Helen Andrews

Jeremy McCarthy, the new group director of spa for Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, has spoken exclusively to Spa Opportunities about his new role based in Hong Kong and the ethos he'll embrace as he bids to drive the business forward. McCarthy revealed that Mandarin .... more>>
Four Seasons Resort Dubai reveals spa offering details  
By Helen Andrews

The Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach is set to open on 1 December in a low-rise five-storey building amid the .... more>>
Manchester United Museum welcomes five millionth visitor  
By Tom Anstey

The Manchester United Museum is about to reach a significant landmark when it welcomes its five millionth visitor through its doors later this month. Originally opened in 1986 as the .... more>>
Swiss hospitality school offers spa and health management course in partnership with ESPA  
By Helen Andrews

Les Roches International School of Hotel Management has launched a specialised course in spa and health management – in collaboration with ESPA and Genolier .... more>>
Revealed: why consumers stop using fitness trackers  
By Jak Phillips

A new research paper examining why as many as one in three people ditch fitness trackers shortly after buying them, has found that better education of the benefits is key to ensuring more .... more>>
Barcelona's Olympic Stadium to be reborn as sports theme park in 2015  
By Tom Anstey

A new theme park – coming in 2015 on the site of Barcelona’s Olympic Ring – will be entirely dedicated to sport, offering a .... more>>
The definition of health and wellness according to millennials  
By Helen Andrews

Consumer research company The Hartman Group has published an infographic of ten defining attributes of ‘health and wellness,’ as perceived by millennials. .... more>>
New Chinese museum of literature boasts 2.75m books  
By Jak Phillips

China’s rich literary past is to be celebrated in a new Beijing museum boasting 2.75m books, made up of cultural classics from across the past millennium. .... more>>
Six Flags' visitor figures could be cause for concern  
By Alice Davis

Pressure is mounting on Six Flags as attendance figures begin to suggest a less than rosy picture. The most recent numbers, for April to June this year, show an eight per cent decrease in .... more>>
World’s 'largest indoor arena' now open in Manila, Philippines  
By Katie Buckley

The Philippine Arena in Manila – said to be world’s largest indoor arena – is now open to the public. The 50,000 seat .... more>>

Features


Design News:

Ace Hotels’ newest launch, Nobu’s first European hotel and a look at the Danish House of Music
Tim Jahnigen and Lisa Tarver

People news:
Tim Jahnigen and Lisa Tarver


The co-founders of One World Futbol
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
Nicolas Ronco

Hotseat:
Nicolas Ronco


The New York spa that offers naps and massages to stressed out executives is going global. Its founder tells us more
Bidding for the obesity buck

Health:
Bidding for the obesity buck


We take a look at who’s bidding to solve the obesity crisis


Talkback:

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

Interview:
Val Kempadoo


The politician turned social entrepreneur on his plan to create a sustainable future for the Caribbean
Tim and Kit Kemp

People news:
Tim and Kit Kemp


Kit and Tim Kemp open Ham Yard Hotel
Product news
Samsung teams with Trek to improve mobile fitness

Samsung teams with Trek to improve mobile fitness

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

Samsung Electronics has announced a global partnership with bicycle manufacturer Trek Bicycle. The South Korean giant is seeking to enhance the fitness and healthcare features of its mobile devices.
 
Cutting edge tech takes activity tracking to new level

Cutting edge tech takes activity tracking to new level

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

A new activity tracking tool for gyms and health club operators has been created following a collaboration between healthcare manufacturer Tanita and soft and hardware solutions provider Boditrax Technologies.
 
Defender system saves California water park

Defender system saves California water park

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

California’s City of Antioch Waterpark has reported a saving of more than 250,000 gallons of water in one month after using Neptune Benson’s Defender filtration system.
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Holovis

Holovis work with world leading theme park, entertainment and retail brands implementing transformational ride experiences.

Holovis is a turnkey solutions provider for immersive, interactive experiences, specialising in dome technology for dark and motion based rides.
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Featured Suppliers
One card solution for Newcastle University

Newcastle University recently upgraded its 400sq m, 125- station gym with Precor equipment and its cloud-based Preva networked fitness. The upgrade is in line with the university’s digital interactive strategy.
  One card solution for Newcastle University
Life Fitness appoints Basildon’s Ripped Gym as Hammer Strength centre

Life Fitness has appointed the Basildon branch of Ripped Gym as one of its elite Hammer Strength Training Centres following a major new installation worth about £300,000.
  Life Fitness appoints Basildon’s Ripped Gym as Hammer Strength centre
TMD supplies range of uniforms for BH Live

Christchurch-based uniform and branded merchandise supplier Taylor Made Designs (TMD) supplies uniforms to leisure management companies all over the UK and is widely regarded as a market leader in the sector.
  TMD supplies range of uniforms for BH Live

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