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  Real Madrid selects Carlos Slim-owned FCC for 'digital stadium of the future' project
Spanish construction company FCC has won a contest to help transform Real Madrid's 70-year-old Estadio Santiago Bernabéu into what the club's president, Florentino Pérez, has called a "digital stadium of the future". FCC, which is owned by Mexican business magnate Carlos Slim, is expected to begin work on the .... more
  Cloward H20 complete US$150m waterpark for Marriott's Turnberry Miami Resort
Aquatic design specialists Cloward H2O have designed a U$150m (€134.8m, £118.6m) waterpark for the JW Marriot Miami Turnberry Resort and Spa in Aventura, Florida. Said to be the largest playscape of its kind in Miami-Dade County, the Tidal Cove features a surf simulator, a 60 ft (5.5 sq m) tower with seven .... more
  Airbnb teams up with 23andMe to promote DNA-based heritage travel
Online travel marketplace Airbnb has teamed up with genetic testing company 23andMe to make the finding of heritage travel experiences based on DNA tests simpler. Inspired by research among their own customers, the companies are incorporating heritage travel into their product experiences, so customers can .... more
  Connacht Rugby secures full planning approval for €30m stadium project
Connacht Rugby has been granted full planning permission for the €30m redevelopment of its Sportsground stadium in Galway, Ireland. The project will include a full redevelopment of the stadium ot bring it to "modern standards", as well as the creation of a multi-use indoor high-performance training centre. .... more
  Major expansion for Dubai's Atlantis Aquaventure with host of new water rides to open in 2020
Dubai's Atlantis Aquaventure waterpark has a major expansion on the cards, with plans to open a dozen new rides in the middle of 2020. An addition to adding to the 20 rides and rivers already spread across its 170,000sq m (1.8 million sq ft) at Palm Island, the 34-metre (111.5ft) tall Trident Tower will feature .... more
  Tech billionaire Tim Draper joins newly launched Grit Bxng as investor
American venture capitalist and tech billionaire Tim Draper has joined the team of investors behind newly launched luxury group fitness boxing chain Grit Bxng. Draper, who is currently number seven on the Forbes Midas List, is the founder of a global network of venture capital funds – which include Draper .... more
  Aquarium of the Pacific envisions the future of ocean life with biomorphic expansion
The long-anticipated Pacific Visions wing at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California, is set to open to the public on 24 May. Devised by Esherick Homsey Dodge and Davis (EHDD), the two-floor annex boasts a unique design that takes cues from the motion and biodiversity of the Pacific Ocean. "In .... more
  Welsh council launches company to operate leisure facilities
Gwynedd Council in north Wales has set up a new company to operate leisure facilities in the region. Byw’n Iach – a company limited by guarantee – will take over responsibility for the council's 12 leisure centres and 260 staff. The move will allow the council to undertake a number of improvements and .... more
  Balance training trend gathers pace
Balance training is increasing in popularity among fitness operators and users. The emergence of balance training as a growing trend was identified by HCM in its latest Fitness Foresight report, published in HCM Handbook 2019 (click here to access the full report). Having an excellent sense .... more
  Paris unveils historic plans for 54-hectare destination park at the Eiffel Tower
The city of Paris has selected London-based landscape design practice Gustafson Porter + Bowman (GP+B) to lead a €72m (US$80.3m, £63.5m) expansion of the Eiffel Tower's surrounding public realm. Expected to dramatically enhance and diversify visitor experience at the iconic building, the project will see a .... more
  First look at Rockefeller Group's Art-Deco-inspired residences in Manhattan
Property firm Rockefeller Group has published new renderings of its Art Deco-inspired Rose Hill tower, the company's first residential project since its founding in 1928. Designed by CetraRuddy, who have described the high-rise as an evocation of the "groundedness" of Rockefeller Center, Rose Hill will feature .... more
  All England Club completes work on No 1 court roof
There will be more guaranteed play at this year's Wimbledon Tennis Championships – thanks to the completion of a three-year project to cover the famous No. 1 Court at the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC). AELTC unveiled a fully-retractable roof on top of the court at the Wimbledon tennis complex this past .... more
  Peloton to enter German fitness market
Indoor cycling giant Peloton has announced plans to enter the thriving German fitness market. The company, which has more than 1 million people using its streaming workouts, will establish a presence in the country later this year – marking the first time Peloton will offer regular non-English language .... more
  Outdoor waterpark completes Soundwaves expansion at Gaylord Opryland
Having opened the indoor part of its new Soundwaves Water Experience in December 2018, Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tennessee, has now opened phase two of the waterpark – the outdoor part of its offering. Opened on 17 May, Soundwaves is an indoor/outdoor waterpark designed and built by the Aquatic .... more
  'A place of imagination': SO-IL and West 8 to devise master plan for revamped ArtPark
Design practice SO-IL and landscape architects West 8 have won a competition to redesign ArtPark – a 37-acre cultural hub and events venue located on the Niagara Gorge. The overhaul will see the 1970s-era attraction gain a renovated main stage, an outdoor ampitheatre, and a series of paths, walkways, viewing .... more
Jobs in this issue
Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer
London, England
The Gym Group
Casual Fitness Assistants
Bristol, UK
Circadian Leisure Trust
Casual Recruitment
South Gloucestershire, UK
Circadian Leisure Trust
Duty Manager
Reading, UK
Legacy Leisure
Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer - Brighton London Road
East Sussex, England
The Gym Group
Interpretation and Engagement Manager
Bakewell, UK
Chatsworth House
Personal Trainer
Tyne and Wear, England
The Gym Group
Personal Trainer
Feltham, UK
The Gym Group
Personal Trainer
Shirley, Southampton, UK
The Gym Group
Personal Trainer
Bloomsbury, London, UK
The Gym Group
Green Keeper
Orpington, UK
Mytime Active
Plantasia Assistant
Swansea, UK
Parkwood Leisure
Personal Trainer
Liverpool, UK
The Gym Group
Sales Consultant
Hertford, UK
Everyone Active
Climbing Operations Manager
London W10, UK
Everyone Active
Climbing Front of House Manager
London W10, UK
Everyone Active
Communications Assistant
South East, UK
Everyone Active
Personal Trainer
Sunbury-on-Thames, UK
The Gym Group
Fitness Motivator / Personal Trainer
Camberwell, London, UK
Everyone Active
Fitness Motivator / Personal Trainer
Peckham, London, UK
Everyone Active
Spa Therapists
Fawkham, UK
Brandshatch Place Hotel and Spa
Spa Therapists
Fawsley, Daventry, UK
Fawsley Hall Hotel and Spa
Spa Therapists
Jersey
L'Horizon Beach Hotel and Spa
Spa Therapists
Ingliston, Edinburgh, UK
Norton House Hotel and Spa
Spa Therapist
Redhill, Surrey, UK
Nutfield Priory Hotel and Spa
Spa Therapists
Brockenhurst, Hampshire, UK
Rhinefield House Hotel
Spa Therapists
Nantwich, UK
Rookery Hall Hotel and Spa




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