AT YOUR SERVICE

Keith Osborne on how to make the most of pool and spa service visits… For growing and maintaining a solid brand and a faithful customer base, providing high-quality servicing is an essential. But beware. Without careful management, a number of avoidable mistakes by engineers on site can quickly taint a good reputation. Whether for one-off […]

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SHOW STOPPERS

Miles Hammond on the role showrooms play in boosting home wellness sales… The sales journey for pool and spa retailers, over the past five years, plots something like a white-knuckle roller coaster ride of highs and lows with a smattering of stomach-churning steep twists and turns. Despite the boom in on-line media channels, like You […]

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SPATA AND BISHTA WINNERS CONFIRMED

The annual SPATA and BISHTA Trade Association Awards took place in February, presented by the umbrella organisation, the British Swimming Pool Federation during the company’s SPATEX exhibition at Coventry. In all, 13 companies appeared on the SPATA winners list. The prestigious Dick Millward Trophy for SPATA Pool Contractor of the Year was won by Centurion […]

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OH WHAT A NIGHT!

Reports and pictures from another record-breaking UK Pool & Spa Awards… A record-breaking turn-out gathered for the 2023 UK Pool & Spa Awards held at Birmingham’s prestigious National Conference Centre venue in December. Celebrating its 13th year, the 2023 UK Pool & Spa Awards saw 97 companies submit 242 entries attracting nearly 5,000 on-line contest […]

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SPA HEATING REVOLUTION

In the realm of spa indulgence, where relaxation meets innovation, Poolex’s Spawer heat pumps stand as a beacon of efficiency, sustainability, and cutting-edge technology. The Spawer range, featuring the ground breaking IceSpa and O’Spa models, is set to redefine the way we enjoy warm, therapeutic water, offering spa enthusiasts an unparalleled experience in any climate. […]

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THE BIGGEST SPLASH!

Another record-breaking year for the industry’s top-ranking competition… Tickets for the UK Pool & Spa Awards on Thursday December 7th are on sale now in what promises to be the biggest night in the event’s 13-year history. The event returns to the National Conference Centre in Birmingham with a unique blend of networking and business […]

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FEELING HOT! HOT! HOT!

Sauna sales are hot news in both pool and spa sectors… Attitudes to health and wellness have changed dramatically since the pandemic. Guests of boutique hotels, luxury spas and members’ clubs now have much higher expectations for wellness facilities; no longer satisfied with simply a spa or even a swimming pool. Offering rest and relaxation […]

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ROLL OF HONOUR

Red carpet treatment for UK Pool and Spa Awards winners… Retailers MySpa and spa suppliers Sunbeach Spas were the top winners in one of the biggest and best competitions in the 12-year history of the UK Pool & Spa Awards. MySpa scooped the title of Spa Retailer Of The Year and Sunbeach Spas were crowned […]

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UKPSA – RECORD BREAKERS

New home but same winning formula… They say success breeds success. What better example of that than the annual UK Pool & Spa Awards which continues to attract a growing following year–on–year. The popular contest that offers an unrivalled boost to businesses across the spa and hot tub sector, has attracted a record–breaking number of […]

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SHOWROOM CHAMPIONS OPEN THIRD SITE

The reigning champions of the UK Pool & Spa Awards, Pool & Spa Showroom of the Year, 1 Stop Spas are taking the wraps of their third show site. The new store in East Bridgeford, Nottingham, will focus on Master Spas and Tuff Spas as well as 1 Stop’s usual footprint of hot tub accessories […]

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