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Facility Manager
Salary: £39,638 per annum
Location: Ellesmere Port, UK
Company: Brio Leisure

Sport and Leisure Services Manager
Salary: £42,683 - £44,632
Location: Ipswich, UK
Company: Ipswich Borough Council

Facilities Manager
Salary: £39,243 to £41,164 per annum (pro-rata for part time)
Location: Oxford, UK
Company: Oxford City Council
Fitness Motivator
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Location: Peckham, London, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Apprenticeships Manager
Salary: Up to £46,529 per annum
Location: Crystal Palace, London, UK
Company: GLL
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Trampoline Park Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Burton on the Wolds, Loughborough, UK
Company: Jump Giants

WW Coach
Salary: £24 per workshop plus commission
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Weight Watchers

Assistant manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Horsham, UK
Company: DPD Coaching

Duty Manager
Salary: £21,500 - £25,800
Location: Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre, United Kingdom
Company: Vibrant Partnerships

Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Birmingham, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £22,008 per annum
Location: Poplar, London, UK
Company: GLL
Customer Services Advisor
Salary: £8.21 - £8.70 per hour
Location: Yate, Bristol, UK
Company: Circadian Leisure Trust
Leisure Assistant
Salary: £8.21 - £8.70 per hour
Location: Kingswood, Bristol, UK
Company: Circadian Leisure Trust
Assistant General Manager
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Location: Blackpool, UK
Company: The Gym Group

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in this issue

• Merlin sold in US$7.49bn mega deal
• Rathbone Boxing Club opens in London
• Serpentine Pavilion opens to thje public

Property & tenders
Expression of Interest for Moray’s Leisure and Libraries Service contract
Location: Company: Moray Council
Sale of Exceptional Development Site: Portugal's first truly holistic wellness retreat
Location: Company: Cadavais Investimentos Turisticos
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News headlines
Science and Industry Museum repairs go ahead with government backing  
Science and Industry Museum repairs go ahead with government backing

By Andy Knaggs

Urgently-needed repair work has begun on the Grade II listed Power Hall at Manchester's Science and Industry Museum, following an injection of funding from the UK government. The hall, which was built in 1855, houses Europe's largest collection of working steam engines, the majority of which were built in .... more>>
One&Only announces second European resort on Greece’s Kéa Island  
One&Only announces second European resort on Greece’s Kéa Island

By Jane Kitchen

Dolphin Capital Partners and Kerzner International Holdings Limited have broken ground on the site of One&Only Kéa Island in Greece. Situated in a 60-hectare beachfront site on the west side of Kéa Island, the ultra-luxury development on the Aegean Sea will encompass 75 resort villas, as well as a limited .... more>>

GWI launches Wellness Retail Initiative  
By Jane Kitchen

The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has announced a new initiative to explore opportunities wellness is creating in retail. Members of the newly formed Initiative will explore the value .... more>>
Townsville takes a shine to new Halo light show  
By Andy Knaggs

A spectacular light and sound event is launching today (19 July) in Townsville, north-eastern Queensland in Australia. Halo, which is created by Sydney-based AGB Events, will run in the .... more>>
First plans for London's Horniman Museum redevelopment are unveiled  
By Andy Knaggs

The Horniman Museum and Gardens in London is seeking feedback on concept plans produced by Studio Egret West that are designed to make the museum more accessible, enhance the visitor .... more>>
Flyger, Fraenkel join GSN  
By Jane Kitchen

The Green Spa Network has elected to new board members to its team: Teresa Flyger, director, global brand wellness at Hilton Worldwide and Sallie Fraenkel, founder and president of Mind Body .... more>>
Former president Chris Clawson returns to Life Fitness as CEO. Augie Nieto invests and joins the Board.  
By Tom Walker

Life Fitness has appointed Chris Clawson as its CEO, succeeding the outgoing Jason Worthy. Clawson previously served as President of Life Fitness – from 2010 to 2016 – and most recently .... more>>
Physical activity boosts brain function in overweight individuals  
By Tom Walker

Exercise has the ability to improve brain function in previously sedentary, overweight individuals. The University of Tübingen in Germany studied a group of overweight or obese (an .... more>>
We can help politicians to help the museum sector, says NEMO chief  
By Andy Knaggs

Julie Ward – a member of the European Parliament – had an interesting and informative day, hands-on as an intern at the Bonnefantenmuseum in Maastricht, The Netherlands. She had an .... more>>
Second Lefay Resort with 5,000sq m spa set for August opening  
By Jane Kitchen

Destination spa Lefay will open its second luxury eco spa resort in the Italian Dolomites on 1 August. Located in the ski area of Madonna di Campiglio, Lefay Resort & Spa Dolomiti .... more>>
Architect Bill Bensley to speak about sustainability at Global Wellness Summit  
By Lauren Heath-Jones

The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has announced that landscape-designer-turned-architect Bill Bensley will deliver a keynote speech on hospitality design and sustainability at this year's .... more>>
Nautilus appoints former Microsoft executive Jim Barr as CEO  
By Tom Walker

Fitness equipment giant Nautilus has named James "Jim" Barr IV as its chief executive officer. Barr will take over the role on July 29 and will also join Nautilus' board of directors. .... more>>
Iowa waterpark to expand with new theme park  
By Andy Knaggs

The owners of Lost Island Waterpark, in Waterloo, Iowa, US, have announced plans to augment their attraction with a new US$100m (€89.2m, £80.6m) theme park. The Lost Island Themepark, .... more>>
Frank Lloyd Wright's Guggenheim museum added to UNESCO World Heritage List  
By Tom Walker

The World Heritage Committee has inscribed the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, US on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The museum is one of eight .... more>>
Third World Wellness Weekend will be the largest to date  
By Tom Walker

This year's World Wellness Weekend (WWW) will be the largest to date, with more than 2,000 spas, fitness studios and health clubs taking part across 100 countries. Now in its third year, .... more>>

High flyers

High flyers

How bmi and Projekt Spielberg are growing British tourism to Graz
Spice of life

Social good:
Spice of life

Oomph! founder Ben Allen is bringing variety to residential homes
The show must go on

Arts & Culture:
The show must go on

When austerity hits hard, UK theatres adapt and get creative
The benefits of retreats

Last word:
The benefits of retreats

Research is showing retreats could have a positive health impact
Mental health

Editor’s letter:
Mental health

Liz Terry shares her thoughts
Sheila McCann

People profile:
Sheila McCann

Sheila McCann is a key figure in the global spa industry and used to run Chiva-Som
Back to nature

Back to nature

British wildlife is being attacked on many fronts. Stephanie Hilborne, CEO of The Wildlife Trusts, wants to involve everyone in preserving nature
Louis D’Amore

Louis D’Amore

Louis D’Amore on the work of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism
Stefano Boeri

People profile:
Stefano Boeri

Stefano Boeri is working on a number of major green schemes in China
Katy Bowman

Katy Bowman

In her latest book, the biomechanist and author explains why we need to widen our spectrum of movement and connect with our inner hunter-gatherer
Sioux-per foods

Sioux-per foods

The Sioux Chef, Sean Sherman, is on a mission to revive indigenous cuisine
Product news
UK Tech business Triotech opens XD Dark Ride at Granby Zoo

UK Tech business Triotech opens XD Dark Ride at Granby Zoo


The Granby Zoo in Quebec, Canada, has expanded its attration offering to include Triotech's XD Dark Ride interactive theatre, the company's first at the zoo.
IAE: DreamWave presents advanced VR and AR tech

IAE: DreamWave presents advanced VR and AR tech


At this year’s IAAPA Expo Asia (IEA), formerly the Asian Attractions Expo (AAE), DreamCraft is pioneering fully immersive experiences using advanced VR and AR technology.
IAE: Huss opens two new attractions in India

IAE: Huss opens two new attractions in India


At this year’s IAAPA Expo Asia (IEA), formerly the Asian Attractions Expo (AAE), Huss Park has announced the installation of two new attractions in India.
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Booker by Mindbody is an all-in-one management solution to run and grow your spa. Booker gives you access to a powerful tool that will help you promote your business and retain customers.

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Leisure Management 2014 issue 4
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3 Editor's Letter: Peace
The tourism and leisure industries bring people together, encourage them to be reflective, to share and learn from mistakes, to heal and to celebrate life
8 People News:
Paul Cummins’ poppy installation, the latest on Bristol’s proposed surfing lake and architect Shigeru Ban on the opening of the Aspen Art Museum
26 Design News:
BIG’s safari zoo, Frank Gehry’s Louis Vuitton Foundation and a compostable tower made from mushrooms
34 Profile: Nigel Walker
The ex hurdler and rugby player talks about the challenges of leading the English Institute of Sport
40 Fitness: A good workout
From the gym using old squash balls to help autistic children to a project aimed at reintegrating war veterans, we look at how the fitness industry is doing its bit
46 Sport: Singapore Sports Hub
Tom Walker finds out how Singapore’s new national stadium took shape
50 Wellness Cities: Active Design
Could adopting a different approach to city design help make residents healthier? Jacqueline Bennett reports
54 Vasper: A cool customer
We explain the science behind Vasper, a high-tech fitness system that’s being used by athletes and astronauts
56 Attractions: The art of collaboration
Dreamworks and Merlin tell us about the new Shrek-themed attractions
110 Hospitality: Back to basics
Grahame Senior takes a look at the trend for more casual dining, and rounds up some operators doing it well
114 Last Word: Sarah Maltby
Jorvik’s Sarah Maltby looks back
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