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BUBBLING OVER

The UK hot tub industry acknowledge the climax of its best performing year with a record-breaking celebration at the 2017UK Pool & Spa Awards ceremony. Held at the prestigious Vox Conference Centre, at Birmingham’s NEC, buoyant celebrations marked a general15 per cent across the board increase. Overall sales reached an estimated £140 million, strengthened by […]

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BRAVE NEW WORLD – Training

Imagine a world where you can monitor your clients’ spas, diagnose problems and source parts before you even step out of the store to make a service call. Five years ago this would have been unheard of. But it is a brave new world for the hot tub industry and it is available now. Exciting […]

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Home Wellness

Home Wellness

Lincolnshire-based 1 Stop Spas lived up to their name when provided a one-stop shop for the customer, undertaking the design, planning, supply, coordination and installation of the whole project, therefore reducing costs for the customer and ensuring a speedy completion. The client had visited the 1 Stop Spas showroom 12 months previously, having been impressed […]

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Ocare repeat debit

O-Care Repeat Direct Debit Business Soars

Retailers and hot tub owners alike are reaping the potentially rich rewards of the O-Care Weekly Spa Care package. Sold as a complementary product to standard sanitisers, by an increasing number of hot tub retailers on a direct debit basis, regular supplies are re-triggered on automatic dispatch via direct debit. The hot tub conditioner is […]

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Keeping it real

Keeping It Real – Spa Showrooms

Top retailers know that a hot tub or swim spa sale will typically hinge on the selling experience. Businesses that can successfully demonstrate the hot tub lifestyle in a showroom setting therefore are generally a lap ahead of their on-line only competition. With high-end products and clients to match, showrooms in Loughton and Hertford offer […]

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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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The UK’s fi rst Ceritifi ed Hot Tub
Technician course took place in February, with
members of the 1 Stop Spas team.

UK’s First Certified Technicians

Five members of the Lincolnshire-based 1 Stop Spas team have become the first APSP Certified Hot Tub Technicians in the UK. The engineers were the first outside of North America to complete the new Certified Hot Tub Technician (CHTT) course, hosted by SpaTech Training. The intensive program covers the essentials of servicing portable and permanently […]

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The Aqua Warehouse Group and its dealers came together to celebrate recent successes.

Aqua Warehouse Group Celebrates

During a recent world seminar held in Mexico, hosted by Maax Spas Corporation, Richard Hart, owner of the UK’s Aqua Warehouse Group, received two huge International Awards as UK distributor of both L.A. and Vita spas. He was first awarded a Double Platinum Award for the outstanding sales achieve during 2016, this was then royally […]

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Swim spas are predicted to take the market by storm this year,
along with high-end hot tubs. Pic: Vita Spa.

Sales Of Swim Spas Set To Soar This Year

Hot tub retailers are predicting sales of swim spas to soar this year, following steady growth of the market in 2016. Sales of both hot tubs and swim spas were up last year, with some of the industry’s big players reporting a 20 to 25 per cent increase. “There was a huge increase in the […]

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