The Hot Tub Club TM the on-line resource centre for hot tub owners and would-be spa purchasers has a new manager. Naomi Hutchison has taken on the role implementing stage two of The Hot Tub Club TM development on behalf of the Waterland Media Group. “We are working towards making the The Hot Tub Club […]
Following two record breaking years in 2015 and 2016, the spa and hot tub industry is hoping to ride on the crest of that wave as we head into the next 12 months. Many retailers are predicting increased sales of swim spas and high-end models in particular this year, with sales of accessories such as […]
With leading spa and hot tub retailers reporting a third of purchases being made through finance – partnering with the best credit providers is crucial for any business aiming to maximise consumer sales in 2015 and beyond. Statistics also suggest that half of those finance purchasers are opting for bigger ticket items lured by the […]
Having helped train and support spa and hot tub dealers all over the UK in recent years, David Wright, Pleatco’s Perfect Spa Guy 2014, is turning from gamekeeper to poacher with the launch of his own showroom under the Passion4Spas banner. Contracts are now being finalised on a prime site in Hampshire where David will […]
With some dealers reporting sales figures up by as much as 20 per cent; the home hot tub market is enjoying a much welcomed resurgence. Extended spells of warm weather have combined with improved economic stability to kick start sales.
Hot tubs now regularly feature on the wish list of holiday makers looking to book a range of holiday accommodation from cabins, lodges and chalets to some of the more luxurious ‘glamping’ packages at holiday sites throughout the UK and Eire.
Today, most retailers see finance as a service they offer to customers, helping them to buy what they want, when they want it. In the last year top selling hot tub retailer, Blue Wave Spas has sold over £3 million in finance-only sales. In uncertain economic times offering no hassle, soft-sell finance means Blue Wave’s customers can buy what they want, when they want it, without having to sacrifice savings or negotiate with unwilling lenders such as banks and building societies.
Stephen Crabb, of Catalina Spas, was honoured with a special achievement award, one of the highlights of the recent British and Irish Spa and Hot Tub Association (BISHTA) Awards.
No-one can doubt the way the water leisure industry is changing with more corporate enterprises and more global players. But the backbone of the UK trade business remains husband and wife teams and family businesses that continue to be handed down through the generations. It was back in the famously scorching summer of 1977 that David Adams, the founder of Golden Coast, decided to build a pool for his sons.
Spa spares and repairs offer a wealth of potential to the water leisure sector, as Christina Connor reports…