23 May 2018 | Digital editions, magazines, websites, e-zines, handbooks and contract publishing for the leisure industry

Leisure Opportunities issue 736, 2018 is now out!

Blogs:

Read blogs by writer:

Liz Terry
CEO,
Leisure Media

Kate Cracknell
editor-at-large,
Health Club Management

Tom Walker
Journalist,
Leisure Media

Katie Barnes
Managing Editor,
Spa Business

Our guest writers:

Aleatha Ezra
Director of park member development,
World Waterpark Association

Jennifer Fields
Communications Coordinator,
Association of Zoos and Aquariums

Brad Irwin
Partnerships development manager,
Natural History Museum

Michel Buchel
President of Ecsite and CEO of NEMO, Amsetrdan,
NEMO

Julie Becker
Communications and Events Manager,
Ecsite

Eva McDiarmid
Chief Executive,
ASVA

Kurt Janson
Policy Director,
Tourism Alliance

Peter Ducker
Chief executive,
Institute of Hospitality

Maria Zolotonosa
Project Manager,
Ecsite

Ian Taylor
CEO,
SkillsActive

Ufi Ibrahim
Chief Executive,
British Hospitality Association

John Goodbody
Sports Journalist

Sam Coulstock
Customer Relationship Director,
Springboard

Lucy Schweingruber
Fundraising and Events Manager,
Ecsite

Louise Routh
Marketing and communications director,
Springboard UK

Philippe Rossiter
Chief Executive,
Institute of Hospitality

David Grevemberg
CEO,
Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Hugh Robertson
Minister for Sport

Gareth Edwards
Director of Education,
Springboard

Valentina Montalto
EU consultant,
KEA European Affairs

Phillip Villars
Managing Director,
Indigo Planning

Rhona Mennie
Business relations manager,
Springboard UK

David Kerr
Principal,
David Kerr Associates

Leah De Silva
Business development director,
Springboard

Peter Moody
Partner,
Brook Street des Roches LLP

Charles Wilford
Co-Head, Leisure Team,
Gerald Eve

Andrew Wade
Partner,
Lawrence Graham LLP

Tim Lewthwaite
Publications manager,
Association of Zoos and Aquariums

Jean-Baptiste Desbois
Director General,
Cité de l'espace

Simon Johnson
CEO,
Business in Sport and Leisure

David Stalker
CEO,
ukactive

Fredrik Lindahl
Treasurer & Administrator,
Finnish Cricket Association

Neil Richmond
Founder,
Neil Richmond & Co.

Suki Kalirai
Interim CEO,
SkillsActive

Lisa Starr
Senior Consultant,
Wynne Business

Nick King
Director,
Sports Think Tank

Duncan Wood-Allum
Director,
Sport, Leisure and Culture Consultancy

Maya Halevy
Director,
Bloomfield Science Museum, Jerusalem

Chris Trickey
Chief Executive,
SAPCA

Malcolm Roughead
Chief Executive,
VisitScotland

Edwina Hart
Minister for Business,
Welsh Assembly Government

Matt Partridge
Executive board member,
CLOA

Tom Pinnington
Associate director,
Capita Symonds

Jane Scrivner
Managing Director,
Jane Scrivner

Jean-Guy de Gabriac
Founder/ CEO,
Tip Touch Academie

Sheena Laursen
Director of international Affairs,
Experimentarium

Kerry Mabbley
Customer Relationship Manager,
Springboard

Stephen Studd
CEO,
SkillsActive

Dee Smith
Head of Programmes,
Springboard

Anni Hood
Owner,
Kis Lifestyle Group

Linda Cendes
Program Assistant, Comms,
AZA

Hannah Carmichael
Membership Services Manager,
BALPPA

Antonio Gomes Da Costa
Co-ordinator of PLACES,
Ecsite

Anna Bjurstam
Owner,
Raison d'Etre

Marisa Dimitriadis
Managing Director,
The Spa Consultants

Dieter Buchner
Founding Partner,
Urban Healing

Chris Marriott
Director ,
The Sports Consultancy

Hans Gubbels
Director,
Continium Discovery Center, NL

Adrian Mahon
Chair,
BALPPA

by Aleatha Ezra
Director of park member development, World Waterpark Association

Every waterpark has a story – make sure your staff are telling it

by Aleatha Ezra

Hundreds of waterpark professionals came together for the World Waterpark Association Show, held from 11-14 October in New Orleans, Louisiana. [more...]

New trends drive up attendance in waterpark industry

by Aleatha Ezra

The TEA/AECOM Theme and Museum Index was recently released, charting attendance figures in the global attractions industry in 2015. [more...]

Waterpark professionals benefit from finding a work-life balance

by Aleatha Ezra

In October, the World Waterpark Association hosted its 35th symposium and trade show in Palm Springs, California. Known for its in-depth education program and community-building networking events, the WWA Show welcomed attendees from 30 countries. [more...]

International water safety event sees worldwide growth

by Aleatha Ezra

According to the Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS) UK, "accidental drowning causes around 400 UK deaths every year, the equivalent of one person drowning every 20 hours. Thousands more suffer near drowning experiences, some resulting in life changing injuries. Drowning is still the third highest cause of accidental death in children in the UK." [more...]

Waterparks make waves in Europe

by Aleatha Ezra

New waterpark projects and additions continue to come online at a steady pace throughout the European market. Take, for example, the investment of €10m (US$13.6m, £8.3m) that PortAventura made in its Costa Caribe Aquatic Park in 2013. [more...]

Themes and trends at waterparks

by Aleatha Ezra

The World Waterpark Association receives calls on a weekly basis from media contacts, most of whom are looking for information on industry trends and what makes waterparks so appealing. The answer to the latter is: people visit waterparks because they’re fun. The rides are cool and people love the feeling of rushing down a slide or bobbing up and down on a wave. [more...]

Sharing water safety messages

by Aleatha Ezra

Now the summer season is approaching, waterpark operators throughout Europe and the US are gearing up to welcome millions of guests to their parks. The beginning of the high season is the perfect time for water parks to share key water safety messages with their guests to make them aware of the role they play in staying safe in and around the water and in drowning prevention. [more...]

When the waters run dry

by Aleatha Ezra

Each year the World Waterpark Association hears from its members that a particular issue has started to become of greater concern to them, and to the future success of their business. [more...]

The future is bright for water!

by Aleatha Ezra

More than 1,600 waterpark owners, operators, designers and manufacturers came together for the World Waterpark Association's annual show held in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. [more...]

How to plan a successful event

by Aleatha Ezra

In February, the World Waterpark Association convened its European Waterpark Symposium, hosted by The Time Capsule, in Coatbridge, Scotland. This two-day educational and networking event welcomed waterpark owners and operators from parks throughout Europe including the UK, Ireland, Germany and Italy. [more...]

Optimistic outlook for 2012 season

by Aleatha Ezra

One of the hot topics at the World Waterpark Association's annual symposium last October was the forecast for the 2012 season and whether or not the economic downturn has finally started to shift back toward a more optimistic outlook for leisure facilities, both in the US and in key regions throughout the world. [more...]

Educational outreach in Europe

by Aleatha Ezra

The WWA resumed its educational outreach for its European members with the recently held European Waterpark Gathering hosted by the WWA's European Committee, 27 - 28 September in London. [more...]

Managing attitudes to swimming

by Aleatha Ezra

Pool and waterpark operators within the US got a wake-up call with the release of a survey looking at parents' attitudes on showering before swimming. [more...]

One brand sees industry growth despite economic challenges

by Aleatha Ezra

If you want to gauge what 2010 meant for the amusement and waterpark industries in Europe and beyond, look no further than a recent report from Merlin Entertainments. [more...]

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