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Weather Watchers

All eyes have been set on the skies as hot tub retailers enjoyed generally favourable conditions for this year’s outdoor show season helping to drive sales to record levels. The warm weather enjoyed in June and July certainly heightened interest in the outdoor living lifestyle and its associated products with many dealers reporting record-breaking sales […]

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Fit For Purpose

A highly profitable addition to a holiday letting, the holiday hot tubs market is booming. According to self-catering specialists Hoseasons, a private hot tub is the number one searched for item on the website, accounting for more than 100,000 searches each month. Now seen as the must-have ingredient in the recipe to holiday booking success, […]

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Bells and Whistles

An East Sussex-based retailer is celebrating becoming a Wellis authorised dealer, in a move that will complement its already strong relationship with Elite Spas. Homewood Leisure is a swimming pool, hot tub and sauna retail and service company, based on the outskirts of the historic town of Rye. By becoming a Wellis dealer, the company […]

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Barn Bathing

When Gerry and Rachel Mee purchased the disused barns on Charity Farm near Shrewsbury seven years ago, they started an ongoing renovation programme to turn the barns into self-catering holiday cottages, which opened in 2014. The site, now known as Burlton Cottages, has since undergone further renovation, with the addition of an indoor pool and […]

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Hot Tub Retailers Set For Record Year

2017 is set to follow in the footsteps of 2016 with another record breaking year for hot tub retailers predicted. Following steady growth in the market in 2016 and early 2017, targets are set be smashed across the board, and some of the industry’s biggest brands are reporting increases up to 30 per cent. Graham […]

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Nationwide Hot Tub Safety Warnings

The British and Irish Spa and Hot Tub Association has warned of a growing trend for some companies supplying hot tubs to claim or imply that the goods they sell are manufactured in the UK or North America when in fact, they come from elsewhere in the world. This misleads customers into thinking they are […]

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Second Show Site

The family team behind Castle Hot Tubs celebrated the opening of their second showroom earlier this summer with an exclusive launch event attended by Olympic gold medallist Jack Laugher. The new showroom is located on Swansea’s Enterprise Park and complements Castle Hot Tub’s flagship show site in Haverfordwest. As well as a broad selection of […]

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Charity Cycle Ride

Caldera Spas Scotland chose to mark their tenth anniversary by sponsoring a charity cycle ride from Land’s End to John O’Groates in aid of a local charity – Chloe’s Chemoo Cows. The charity was set up in memory of 11-year-old Chloe McNeil who tragically passed away from a brain tumour. Her parents Mark and Elaine […]

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Tight Squeeze

OC Spas recently undertook the challenging installation of an Artesian Spas swim spa and hot tub for a client in Cornwall. Following a visit to the OC Spas showroom in Goonhavern, the client ordered a TidalFit EP16 swim spa and a Platinum Elite Dove Canyon hot tub, which were both to be positioned in a […]

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Bathing In Luxury

Torquay-based RS Pools recently undertook the installation of a luxury tiled spa at the residence of a famous author. This was the second project that RS Pools worked on with MTA Architects. The RS Pools team supplied all the technical information required for the installation of the spa, which was then worked into the design […]

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