11 Dec 2018 Hotel Opportunities: daily news and jobs
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Senior Spa Therapist
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Location: Gloucestershire, UK
Company: The Calcot Collection
Team Leader
Salary: £23,111 - £26,470 Pro Rata per annum
Location: Marston, Northwich, UK
Company: West Cheshire Museums
Visitor Services Officer (Seasonal)
Salary: £19,995 - £21,175 per annum
Location: Buckinghamshire, UK
Company: Forestry Commission
Caravan Sales Team
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Location: South West England, UK
Company: Hoburne Ltd
Food and Beverage Supervisor
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Location: Kent, England, UK
Company: Mytime Active
Head Chef
Salary: £23,000 - £25,000 per annum
Location: Kent, England, UK
Company: Mytime Active
Food and Beverage Director
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Location: Goshen, New York, USA
Company: Legoland
Assistant Bird Keeper
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Location: Melbourne VIC, Australia
Company: Sea Life
Head Chef
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Location: Buxton, UK
Company: Parkwood Leisure

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in this issue

• Nuffield: get wellbeing into schools
• Anytime's parent company buys Basecamp
• 'Wellness hotel' for £200m leisure hub

Property & tenders
FOR SALE - Hasting's Pier, A Symbol of Regeneration
Location: White Rocks, Hastings Company: GVA
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News headlines
W Costa Rica opens with social spa  
W Costa Rica opens with social spa

By Jane Kitchen

Marriott International’s W Hotels has opened the W Costa Rica – Reserva Conchal, the first W Hotel in the country, which also includes the first full-service bar located inside an Away Spa. Located within a 2,300-acre nature reserve near an internationally-renowned surf spot, the W Costa Rica includes 150 .... more>>
Michaelis Boyd design cantina-style taquerias at Coal Drops Yard  
Michaelis Boyd design cantina-style taquerias at Coal Drops Yard

By Andrew Manns

London-based architecture and interior design studio Michaelis Boyd have completed work on Casa Pastor and Plaza Pastor – two interconnected Mexican restaurants at the recently opened retail destination Coal Drops Yard. The restaurants, which feature a varied menu inspired by the time its founders spent in .... more>>

HBA London breathe new life into Zagreb hotel  
By Andrew Manns

Architecture studio HBA London (HBA) have designed the Amadria Park Capital, a boutique hotel in the centre of Zagreb, Croatia. The newly opened establishment, which was co-developed by .... more>>
Ice hockey club Helsinki IFK leading the charge in creating 'new kind of recreational hub' in Finland  
By Andrew Manns

Finnish ice hockey team Helsingin IFK (HIFK) are helming a development team to build what is projected to become one of Finland’s most popular leisure attractions: Garden Helsinki. The .... more>>
SenSpa to launch fitness programmes based on DNA analysis  
By Lauren Heath-Jones

SenSpa, a luxury Thai-style spa at the Carys Manor Hotel in Hampshire, UK, has partnered with health and fitness company DNAFit to offer the company's bespoke training programme in-spa. .... more>>
US$90m Soundwaves waterpark opens at Gaylord Opryland Resort  
By Luke Cloherty

A US$90m (€79m, £70.4m) waterpark development has opened its doors to the public, with the indoor/outdoor attraction offering year-round appeal to visitors of the Gaylord Opryland Resort in .... more>>
Toy Story hotel included in Disney Tokyo expansion plan  
By Luke Cloherty

A hotel based on the Toy Story film franchise will be added to Tokyo Disney Resort as part of its expansion plans, with 600 rooms based on the bedroom of Andy, the central character .... more>>
Government calls on tourism industry to show 'renewed commitment' in order to secure sector deal  
By Tom Walker

The government has signalled its intention to agree on an Industrial Strategy for the UK tourism industry – as long as the sector delivers on four key requirements. Speaking to the Tourism .... more>>
Spratley & Partners transforms Heckfield Place into luxury country hotel  
By Lauren Heath-Jones

Architecture firm Spratley & Partners has completed a multi-million-pound renovation on the historic Heckfield Place estate, in Hampshire, UK. Formerly a conference centre and wedding venue .... more>>
Brutalist civic building to be reborn as The Standard’s first international hotel  
By Andrew Manns

The first European iteration of The Standard Hotels franchise is gearing up to debut in London inside a Brutalist structure that once housed offices for the local city council. Formerly .... more>>
Mandarin Oriental encourages guests to disconnect with 'Silent Night' event  
By Lauren Heath-Jones

Mandarin Oriental has announced that it will host its annual 'Silent Night' event on 12 December. Hosted at Mandarin Oriental spas worldwide, the event will see spas across the group .... more>>
Leisure buildings win big on second day of World Architecture Festival Awards  
By Andrew Manns

The second day of the World Architecture Festival Awards (WAF) saw a number of restaurants, hotels, and cultural spaces celebrated in multiple categories. In the Culture Future Projects .... more>>
Swindon's £270m ski dome and leisure centre plans approved  
By Tom Walker

A major new indoor snow centre and leisure destination in Swindon has been given the green light by the local council. Designed by sports and leisure specialists FaulknerBrowns Architects, .... more>>
BIG and Heatherwick Studio crowned at World Architecture Festival  
By Andrew Manns

BIG and Heatherwick Studio were among the winners on day one of the World Architecture Festival Awards in Amsterdam. The Audemars Piguet Hotel des Horlogers – designed by architecture firm .... more>>
First Salt property opens in Mauritius with salt-themed spa  
By Jane Kitchen

The first property from new hotel brand Salt, launched by the team behind Lux Resorts, has opened in Mauritius. The 59-bedroom Salt of Palmar has been conceived to champion .... more>>

Right to roam

Right to roam

Sweden is inviting everyone to come and stay – and indulge in a spot of wild camping. Jenny Kaiser from VisitSweden talks about the initiative
Finding balance in wellness

Finding balance in wellness

Mark VanStekelenburg drills down into CBRE’s latest US hotel spa numbers
Wellness rooms

Wellness rooms

A trend is emerging for hotels and resorts to support the health and wellbeing of guests with in-room fitness offerings. We take a closer look
Spa shake-up

Spa shake-up

Spa design expert Adria Lake on why it’s time for urban hotels to overturn outdated spa concepts
Jean-Michel Gathy

Movers & Shakers:
Jean-Michel Gathy

Gathy, a living legend in hospitality and spa design, says there’s no place for prima donnas in architecture
Living, Breathing, Being Star Wars

Theme parks:
Living, Breathing, Being Star Wars

Could the Star Wars hotel and themed zone be Disney’s ‘most experiential concept ever’? Plus, news from the D23 fan expo

Top Team:

Kevin Kelly and his team hope to transform wellness hospitality
Maria Vafiadis

People profile:
Maria Vafiadis

Maria Vafiadis on creating the upcoming 10,000sq m glass-walled Alpine spa at the Bürgenstock Resort Hotel 
John Steele

People profile:
John Steele

Loughborough is getting a hotel with altitude bedrooms: get fit while you sleep
Product news
Terres d'Afrique creates bespoke wellness experiences

Terres d'Afrique creates bespoke wellness experiences


While our brand spirit is adventurous, earthy and soulful, our products and experiences are about holistic wellness.
Nautilus launches SVA Platform to combat noise pollution in health clubs

Nautilus launches SVA Platform to combat noise pollution in health clubs


Core Health & Fitness recently revealed an exciting new, technologically innovative product from the no. 1 brand in strength training, Nautilus®
Superior Shade prioritises customer comfort

Superior Shade prioritises customer comfort


To keep guests comfortable in summer weather, many hotels and restaurants are choosing to add commercial shade umbrellas to their list of amenities.
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Booker by MINDBODY

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.

Booker by Mindbody is the leading cloud-based salon and spa management platform. Developed to meet the needs of spa and salon owners, the platform retains this focus on offering the features that health, wellness, and beauty businesses need to run efficiently and grow.
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Merlin Entertainment latest attraction, Little Big City Beijing, has opened in China.
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Expedia HQ, London, United Kingdom

15-17 Jan 2019

EAG International

ExCel London Exhibition Centre, London,

16-17 Jan 2019

Museum Connections

Porte de Versailles, Paris, France

22-24 Jan 2019

BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition (BTME)

Harrogate Convention Centre, Harrogate, United Kingdom

28-29 Jan 2019

Facilities Management Forum

Radisson Blu Hotel, London Stansted, Stansted, United Kingdom

29-31 Jan 2019

The Pool & Spa Show

The Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, United States

29-31 Jan 2019

Spatex 2019

Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom

24-25 Feb 2019

International Manufacturers & Distributors Forum

ExCeL, London, United Kingdom

24-25 Feb 2019

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ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom

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