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 News | Jobs | Sign up for our free e-zine 13 November 2018 
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  IAAPA 2018: Karen Staley joins the Triotech leadership team
Karen Staley has joined Triotech as regional VP of sales in the US. She assumes the leadership role from today (12 November), at the IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando Florida. Staley was formerly senior VP of IAAPA EMEA and IAAPA North America. Gabi Salabi, chief commercial officer at Triotech said. "Karen .... more
  FaulknerBrowns get tentative thumbs-up for Britannia Leisure Centre project
British architecture practice FaulknerBrowns have been given a provisional go-ahead for the intensely debated Britannia Leisure Centre in London, UK. The new multipurpose recreational venue – the details of which have been the subject of public discussions for two and a half years – has finally received .... more
  New patents suggest potential Jurassic World attraction for Universal
Universal Studios has applied for a new patent that suggests it could potentially build a Jurassic World attraction at one of its theme parks. Several patents Universal has applied for have been published by website DIS Universal and one, in particular – Annular Motion Simulation Amusement Park .... more
  Disney working on AR costumes for theme parks
The research and development (R&D) team at Disney are working on a concept that could see visitors wearing augmented reality (AR) costumes of their favourite IPs in souvenir photographs at Disney theme parks. Using "AR Poser" technology, a costume of the guest's choice is projected onto a digital image of a .... more
  Westin wows with debut of its first Queensland hotel
Westin Hotels, Marriott International's upscale brand, has opened its first resort in Brisbane, Queensland. The new, 299-room Westin Brisbane – located in the city’s upscale, Mary Lane mixed-used development – features the city's only swim-up bar, as well as three restaurants, spa facilities, and a fitness .... more
  UK attractions celebrate historic centenary Remembrance Sunday
The Tower of London and the Imperial War Museums were among the UK attractions to pull the stops out to commemorate the centenary of the end of World War 1 yesterday (11 November). More than 10,000 flames were lit at the Tower of London to mark the centenary in a ceremony called Beyond the Deepening Shadow: .... more
  Mike Sharrock appointed CEO of British Paralympic Association
Mike Sharrock has been appointed as CEO of the British Paralympic Association (BPA), succeeding Tim Hollingsworth, who was named Sport England CEO earlier this year. Sharrock joins the BPA following a long career in the oil industry. He spent 30 years at BP, where he held roles such as oil director, Vietnam; .... more
  Studio Linse design Royal Opera House's newest restaurant
Amsterdam-based Studio Linse have designed a new restaurant at London's Royal Opera House (ROH) as part of the institution's historic 'Open Up' project. Located above the building’s Paul Hamlyn atrium, the Level 5 Restaurant and Bar was recently constructed for ROH’s £50.7m (US$$66m, €58.2m) Open Up initiative, .... more
  Third Space appoints people director to drive in-house training
Luxury health club operator Third Space has appointed its first 'people director' as part of a strategy to take the training of its staff in-house. The move comes shortly after the company – which operates five premium clubs in London – launched its own, in-house, REPS-accredited Personal Training Academy, .... more
  Keltbray moves into Kent theme park project
The proposed theme park project in Kent, England – formerly called the London Paramount Entertainment Resort, until the Hollywood film studio pulled out – has had a £25m (US$32.5m, €28.7m) cash injection via a deal with construction firm Keltbray. The financiers behind London Resort Company Holdings (LRCH), the .... more
  Zaha Hadid Architects chosen to create smart city near Moscow
Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) have been selected to design Rublyovo-Arkhangelskoe – a mixed-used development and "satellite city" in the westernmost reaches of Moscow. The planned 400 million sq m metropolis will include myriad sporting and recreation grounds, forested parklands, and a lake, as well as cultural .... more
  Everyone Can campaign to inspire disabled people to get more physically active
A new campaign looks to get more disabled people physically active by making sport and fitness activities more accessible. Led by Sport England, ukactive and a number of leading disability organisations, the Everyone Can initiative aims to change perceptions around disabled people’s participation in physical .... more
  Daniel Libeskind-designed MO Museum opens in Vilnius
A new modern art museum, called MO Museum, has opened in Vilnius, Lithuania showcasing the 4,000-work private collection of local couple Viktoras and Danguole Butkus. The former sold his biotechnology firm, Fermentas, to Thermo Fisher Scientific in 2010, which gave the couple “the financial platform to bring .... more
  US$250m water park next to Mall of America planned for Minneapolis
Plans for what could become North America’s largest water park have been revealed for a plot next to the world-famous Mall of America (MOA) shopping centre and theme park in Bloomington, Minneapolis. Working together with City of Bloomington, Triple Five, the mall’s ownership group, has laid out plans for a .... more
  National Gallery using licence to pop-up in Asia with classics
London’s National Gallery has revealed plans to open a series of pop-up "gallery cafés" across Asia, mixing famous pieces of art with a food and beverage offer. To be operated under its Delicious Art brand, the outlets will “celebrate the excellence of high-quality food and drink and the magnificence of the .... more
Jobs in this issue
Crew Member/Fitness Instructor
High Street, Dumbarton, UK
énergie fitness
Club Promoter - New Gym Opening
High Street, Dumbarton, UK
énergie fitness
Member Admin Manager
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Ilkley Lawn Tennis and Squash Club
Health Referral Facilitator
Hillingdon, Uxbridge, UK
GLL
Fitness Instructor
Peterborough, United Kingdom
truGym
Swim Manager
Stratford-upon-Avon, UK
Everyone Active
Activity Leader Apprenticeship
Southall, UK
Everyone Active
Activity Leader Apprenticeship
Northolt, UK
Everyone Active
Activity Leader Apprenticeship
Brent Valley Golf Club, London, UK
Everyone Active
Activity Leader Apprenticeship
Acton, London, UK
Everyone Active
Leisure Assistant / Lifeguard Apprenticeship
Solihull, UK
Everyone Active
Activity Leader Apprenticeship
Solihull, UK
Everyone Active
Activity Leader Apprenticeship
Solihull, UK
Everyone Active
Front of House Apprenticeship
Aylesbury, UK
Everyone Active
Front of House Apprenticeship
Bracknell, UK
Everyone Active
Leisure Assistant / Lifeguard Apprenticeship
Bracknell, UK
Everyone Active
Leisure Assistant / Lifeguard Apprenticeship
South Bank, London, UK
Everyone Active
Activity Leader Apprenticeship
Fareham, UK
Everyone Active
Activity Leader Apprenticeship
Hornchurch, UK
Everyone Active
Fitness Motivator
Kenilworth, UK
Everyone Active
Duty Manager
Kenilworth, UK
Everyone Active
Head of IT
Woolwich, South East London
GLL
Personal Trainer
High Street, Dumbarton, UK
énergie fitness
Club Host
Skipton, UK
énergie fitness
Club Promoter - New Gym Opening
Skipton, UK
énergie fitness
Personal Trainer
Skipton, UK
énergie fitness
Personal Trainer
Skipton, UK
énergie fitness




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